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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recycle Medications

It would be a great help if the recycle center could provide a mailbox-type bin for expired medications and had it available...

Original post made by GIGO on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by RS, on Jun 19, 2010 at 8:12 pm | 4 comments | 1839 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford drama professor named undergrad dean

A 54-year-old Stanford University drama professor has been named to oversee programs for the university's 6,500 undergraduates,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by lifelonglearner, on Jun 19, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 3736 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hard Choices: Balancing Palo Alto's budget gap

Here's your chance to weigh in on how the City of Palo Alto should close its projected $7.3 million budget gap in fiscal...

Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 19, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 35 comments | 5060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Commons plans expansion

Plans for a 45-unit senior rental-housing development won unanimous recommendation from the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Jun 18, 2010 at 10:24 pm | 5 comments | 3316 Views

AROUND TOWN

BBC workers arrested for groping customers

Two employees of the British Bankers Club, a restaurant/bar on El Camino Real in Menlo Park, have been arrested after allegedly...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Dial In, on Jun 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 2201 Views

SPORTS

Utah says yes to the Pac-10 Conference

The University of Utah accepted an invitation to become the 12th member of the newly expanded Pac-10 Conference on Thursday....

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 18, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 2299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Theatre 'Friends' pledge $35,000 in lieu of fees

Palo Alto's controversial proposal to set fees for young actors who participate in Children's Theatre productions could be...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 18, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 52 comments | 3557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service for David Lewis set for Sunday

A memorial service for slain East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis is scheduled for Sunday at 2 p.m. at Costano Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Leslie Rich, on Jun 18, 2010 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 2524 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps fee proposal for local parks

Palo Alto's nature lovers should not be charged a fee to park and frolic at three prominent local parks, the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Jun 17, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 7 comments | 3209 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal women to play at USF in hoops

The Stanford women's basketball team will play at USF on Dec. 22 according to an unofficial 2010-11 schedule recently released....

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Andre, on Jun 17, 2010 at 7:45 pm | 1 comment | 2790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paint spillage along Oregon expressway and on to Ross

There is an obvious large amount of white paint that has was spilt on to the roadway stretching from Oregon expressway turn-off...

Original post made by Craig on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 17, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 2110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do middle schoolers have final exams?

Hello, I am just curious about this...do middle school students here in Palo Alto take final exams? And by that I mean...

Original post made by LivetoDance on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Paly 08 grad, on Jun 17, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 4030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors protest tree removal at Alma Plaza

When John O'Neill heard the sound of chainsaws Tuesday morning and saw the first tree fall on Alma Plaza, he thought, "This...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 17, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 48 comments | 4131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fraud investigators spared budget ax

Palo Alto's high-tech police fraud-investigation unit should be retained, the City Council Finance Committee recommended...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Confused, on Jun 17, 2010 at 8:23 am | 8 comments | 2689 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police nab two burglars

Palo Alto police arrested a Daly City man Monday afternoon after they caught him carrying stolen property from a Mariposa...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 16, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 9 comments | 2152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Casting raises question of nepotism at Children's Theater

With the Palo Alto Children's Theater (PACT) in the spotlight of late, given the debate over budgets and fees, I think it...

Original post made by PaloAltoTaxpayer on Jun. 16, 2010
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big service cuts planned due to Caltrain 'fiscal emergency'

Major Caltrain weekend- and mid-day service cuts plus a fare increase are being planned by this fall and early 2011. Faced...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by BP No, not that BP, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 21 comments | 3370 Views

SPORTS

Old Pro completes sweep for Palo Alto Little League City Tournament championship

Jonathan Davis briefly flirted with a historic performance. Instead, he had to settle for a championship performance. Davis...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Dean, on Jun 16, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 3120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Be the first on your block to redesign the city's website

The City of Palo Alto has issued an RFP for a redesigned website: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=21650...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by bru, on Jun 16, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 1882 Views

SPORTS

Swim Olympians head to annual Santa Clara International

More than 10 U.S. Olympians, including Olympic gold medalists Natalie Coughlin and Ryan Lochte plus recent Stanford graduates...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments | 2540 Views
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