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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suicide-prevention efforts focus on tracks

Changes to Caltrain's Meadow Avenue crossing are a top priority of Palo Alto city and school officials in a long list of...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 6, 2009 at 4:38 pm | 76 comments | 4437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to consider dropping online forum

The fate of Palo Alto's official online forum will be debated Monday night, when the City Council ponders whether to shut...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by A little knowledge, on Nov 6, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 18 comments | 2465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre clears another hurdle

After five years of revisions and negotiations, the controversial College Terrace Centre development in Palo Alto is now...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 6, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 5 comments | 2122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fortune magazine says Palo Alto resident is the best CEO of the decade

Can you guess who it is? Hint: he lives on Waverley Street. And no, it is not Carly or Meg (or Larry or Sergey). http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/steve_jobs/2009/index.html...

Original post made by Larry on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Nov 6, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1940 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's Klein, Price, Holman, Shepherd and Scharff

Palo Altans chose experienced community-involvement veterans over political neophytes Tuesday, electing Larry Klein, Gail...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter K. MUELLER, on Nov 6, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 46 comments | 3450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure A business tax defeated in Palo Alto

Palo Alto proposed business-license tax was soundly defeated by voters Tuesday, with 56.43 percent casting their ballots...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Nov 6, 2009 at 11:33 am | 61 comments | 3760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials toast Palo Alto's newest Sister City

Japanese and Palo Alto officials celebrated Palo Alto's newest Sister City, Tsuchiura, with an international toast Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Get a life Walter, on Nov 6, 2009 at 12:02 am | 7 comments | 2413 Views

SPORTS

Luck's passing efficiency is well above average for Stanford

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh has been talking about Andrew Luck's "efficiency" in running the team in positive terms...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Kevin Crispie, on Nov 5, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 2 comments | 2613 Views

SPORTS

Local runners need to get healthy in a hurry for CCS finals

In just one week, the top runners in the Central Coast Section will gather at Crystal Springs in Belmont and race over the...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kevin Crispie, on Nov 5, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 3051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facing competition, Midtown merchants band together

When Midtown native Mike Wallau opened up Mike's Cafe in 1995, "Midtown was a blighted area," he said. "I was the first new...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Nov 5, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 5 comments | 2336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto is #1

Everyone loves living in college towns. According to Coldwell-Banker, Palo Alto is the most expensive college town in the...

Original post made by Larry on Nov. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2330 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crime-scene photos shown in Alvarez trial

Family members of slain East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May abruptly left the courtroom as graphic crime-scene photographs...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Obey the Law, on Nov 5, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 5 comments | 2563 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Celebration at the Garden Court

City Council candidates celebrated Tuesday night at the Garden Court Hotel in downtown Palo Alto. Leaders in the race by...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by PA Mom, on Nov 5, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 2325 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Settlement reached on Edgewood Plaza lawsuit

A court settlement to preserve the Eichler-built Edgewood Plaza shopping center has been reached between the owners and a...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Local Resident, on Nov 5, 2009 at 9:19 am | 52 comments | 4101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Number participating in 'egg war' dropped to 50

Only about 50 Palo Alto High School students -- far fewer than initial reports from stuents of 100 to 200 -- were involved...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by student, on Nov 5, 2009 at 1:31 am | 29 comments | 2699 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to vote in new council members

Palo Alto voters will choose five City Council members and decide the fate of the city's proposed business-license tax when...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by cc, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 13 comments | 2420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Destination Palo Alto gets another year

Despite questionable results and fuzzy record keeping, Palo Alto's year-old program for luring visitors to town will remain...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hilarity Ensues, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 16 comments | 2406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand plans for San Antonio shopping center

The developer in contract to buy 16 acres of the San Antonio shopping center released conceptual plans on Tuesday that promise...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Nov 4, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 47 comments | 7715 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

YUCA action today at 5 Newell Court, EPA!

PITCH A TENT! Rally to roll back rents at Page Mill-owned units Location: WestPark Apartments, 5 Newell Court, EPA Date...

Original post made by Hmmm on Nov. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto to run for state Assembly seat

Palo Alto City Councilwoman and former Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto has announced she will run for the state Assembly seat held...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by California Ave. Insider, on Nov 4, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 45 comments | 3622 Views
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Don't forget to cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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