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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto councilmen seek rail allies in San Diego

Palo Alto Mayor Pat Burt and Councilman Larry Klein are heading to San Diego today to compare notes and share high-speed...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by YIMBY, on Sep 19, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 5 comments | 2454 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Budget Forum in Silicon Valley

The Concord Coalition is hosting a conversation about options to reduce the federal budget deficit. The forum is free to...

Original post made by stephen levy on Sep. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pipeline risks still in question

The risks and condition of Pacific Gas & Electric's (PG&E) aging natural-gas pipeline infrastructure on the Peninsula remain...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:32 am | 10 comments | 2969 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic neighborhood debates home improvement

When longtime Palo Alto residents Allen Akin and Michelle Arden bought 405 Lincoln Ave. in 2007, planning to build a larger...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anti-Shame, on Sep 18, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 56 comments | 8421 Views

MOVIES

Devil

I loved "Devil." When I read the first reviews last night, they said "boring," so that was my cue, along with the PG13 rating,...

Original post made by Sarah on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 18, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 4650 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Connect Dots on Political Ideology on Economy

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/political_commentary/commentary_by_lawrence_kudlow/a_bullish_tea_party_revolt Nice...

Original post made by Perspective on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Sep 18, 2010 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 2223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What did you think of Paly's Open House?

I thought it was nice to be able to meet the teachers. Those portables are sure in the way. And how come there is no landscaping?...

Original post made by Deb on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 18, 2010 at 11:23 am | 8 comments | 2136 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

House fire closes Palo Alto's University Avenue

A house fire this morning at 1005 University Ave., apparently started by an unattended candle, has shut down University to...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 18, 2010 at 10:10 am | 13 comments | 3039 Views

SPORTS

Mitty at Palo Alto football will be just another good test

Pinewood beat Priory, 16-14 In the grand scheme of things, the showdown between the Palo Alto and Mitty football teams...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by wolf, on Sep 17, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 2 comments | 2858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ethan Oro, 12, of Menlo Park is leader in childhood obesity fight

The crunch of a bag of potato chips and the sizzling fizz of a can of soda constitute a daily symphony for many children...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Parker, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 9 comments | 2673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arts season kicks off

Students may go back to school in August nowadays, but autumn is still the time when many arts groups roll out their new...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Sep 17, 2010 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 30329 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

2 Alarm fire on University Ave - 1000 blk

Anyone have any details? I just heard on the news there is a 2 alarm fire on the 100 blk of Univ?...

Original post made by PA Resident on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 1926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor to speak at Palo Alto's rail meeting

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has invited himself to speak via telephone to a meeting on high-speed rail set up by Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Klein's folly, on Sep 17, 2010 at 8:44 am | 8 comments | 2437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

homeless?

Why do people continue to support panhandlers when some are known to not need it? Two men that panhandle in front of Whole...

Original post made by leigh on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 17, 2010 at 7:29 am | 6 comments | 1963 Views

SPORTS

Stanford needs another great defensive effort

Even the offensive players were gushing over how well the Stanford defense played in Saturday's 35-0 Pac-10 football victory...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Tunadeac, on Sep 17, 2010 at 5:15 am | 2 comments | 2600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pomegranate

Grover Cleveland Middle School. Room 18. 1:50 p.m. During times of extreme stress -- of which there had been many during...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Beige Couch, on Sep 17, 2010 at 1:32 am | 6 comments | 3077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested for taxi-cab driver murder

Two men have been arrested for the July 2 murder of a San Jose taxi-cab driver, the East Palo Alto Police Department announced...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by G TOWN, on Sep 16, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 2 comments | 2272 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Addictive' culture causes teen substance abuse

Teenagers often begin abusing substances not just by individual choice but as a consequence of an "out of control" American...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Drug free home, on Sep 16, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 18 comments | 3772 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to meth sales at Safeway

A Safeway stock clerk charged with selling methamphetamine in the Safeway parking lot at 525 El Camino Real in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by marie maguire, on Sep 16, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 9 comments | 2926 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stricter smoking ban closer in Menlo Park

Menlo Park crept a step closer to expanding its smoking ordinance. After debating a few tweaks to the language and grilling...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Mom, on Sep 16, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 7 comments | 2447 Views
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