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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modest grant will help us prepare for emergencies

Emergency Preparedness is a key city priority for 2010. On Monday night, the City Council approved $ 20,000 for the Palo...

Original post made by annette on Jun. 30, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Ham radio operators to help out on July 4

The Palo Alto Fire Department is calling on ham radio operators to help watch over fire-sensitive areas around the city during...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bobbie, on Jun 30, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 4 comments | 2543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep

I am looking for a small/alternative public high school option and I wonder what people think of Summit in Redwood City....

Original post made by Suzy on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 30, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 4 comments | 2489 Views

AROUND TOWN

:redux opening reception @ pacific art league friday 2 july

(out of the box) :redux exhibition 2-22 july 2010 opening reception friday 2 july 2010, 5:30-8pm complimenting the...

Original post made by Matthew Bailey Seigel on Jun. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2319 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

most illegal immigrants are drug mules

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer says the reason Arizona needs its strict anti-immigration law is that the majority of illegal...

Original post made by Jan Brewer on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 29, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 25 comments | 2829 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Skyline motorcycle crash kills East Palo Alto man

The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash on southbound state Highway 35, Skyline Boulevard, Saturday afternoon has been identified...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by racer, on Jun 29, 2010 at 8:03 pm | 9 comments | 3972 Views

AROUND TOWN

In the face of crisis why are local governments unwiling to change

For Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton and communities all over California this is the month in which they must adopt a budget...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 37 comments | 3524 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officials investigate explosion on San Antonio

Cal Fire is continuing to investigate the cause of a kitchen explosion in rural Santa Clara County that sent four people...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by meth lab?, on Jun 29, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 2949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council set to vote on $139M budget

Palo Alto's proposed budget, which eliminates 96 positions, raises a host of fees and partially shifts the costs of sidewalk...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 21 comments | 2782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Behind frenemy lines

Architect Edward Durell Stone was a worldwide celebrity when he accepted a commission in 1956 to design the new and ambitious...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Kung Fu Hillbilly, on Jun 29, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 8 comments | 3915 Views

SPORTS

B&B Builders constructs a winning formula in city tourney

It may seem surprising that B&B Builders is the lone unbeaten team left in the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15U City Tournament. After...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jun 29, 2010 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2672 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study: Traffic problems would be unavoidable

The costs of Stanford University Medical Center's hospital expansion will greatly exceed the $3 billion Stanford is sinking...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cancer Nurse, on Jun 29, 2010 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 3278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around the block

FOR SHUTTER BUGS ... Take a look at Palo Alto Online's new Photo Gallery. The gallery allows people to upload their pictures,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 28, 2010 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 2568 Views

BOOKS

Residents could get $20,000 for disaster prep

A neighborhoods group is poised to assume a greater role in the City of Palo Alto's disaster planning and could receive a...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Jun 28, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 4224 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arne Duncan tells Foothill grads 'to be shape-shifters'

Foothill College graduates will need to be "shape shifters" to thrive in the global economy of the 21st century, U.S. Secretary...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by GeorgeOrwell, on Jun 28, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2811 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two good Han's lift PA National to victory

11-12 District 52 tournament There are two big reasons that Palo Alto National may be poised to break Hillsborough's grip...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by xiang chen, on Jun 28, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 2739 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police hit snag in Lewis homicide investigation

San Mateo police investigators are running out of fresh information to identify the killer or killers of East Palo Alto community...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by ..A Widow in waiting.., on Jun 28, 2010 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burns pegged to lead Palo Alto Fire Department

Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns will take over the top job in the city's Fire Department while the city looks for a permanent...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by A Grateful Palo Alto Resident, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 4303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Russian president rolls through California Avenue

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's visit to Silicon Valley today (June 23) had business owners and customers along Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 27, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 4364 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters

Ike got it right Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13136 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 26, 2010 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 2740 Views
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