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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

Hundreds of thousands of Santa Clara County mail-in ballots must have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 2, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 8 comments | 3798 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election 2010: The battle over Measure R

Friends and foes of Measure R have the same message for the voters of Palo Alto: If you vote for the other side, you are...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cardinal, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 85 comments | 6670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sea Scout building moved

The Sea Scout building in the Palo Alto Baylands will be picked and moved on Friday morning to a site 200 feet away. The...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Nov 2, 2010 at 7:55 pm | 24 comments | 4343 Views

SPORTS

Woo-hoo! The Giants win it all

Go ahead, say it. It's no longer mere fantasy or sheer folly to do so. A rare mix of veteran rejects and budding stars completed...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by world championship, on Nov 2, 2010 at 4:17 pm | 5 comments | 2311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Abandoned vehicle: no response, no removal

My wife called the Palo Alto police to ask that a rusted, abandoned 3-wheel trailer that somebody just dumped on the strip...

Original post made by Fugu on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cam, on Nov 2, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 13 comments | 3142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local peace leader killed in Kenya

Larissa Keet, a longtime Palo Alto-area peace and environmental activist, died Jan. 13 after she was hit by a truck while...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Nov 2, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1719 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Enough already!!

I am sorry I already voted!! Had I still had the ballot here, I would not vote for anybody who calls me for any candidate...

Original post made by Kate on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 1910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where can I read up on what/who to vote for?

Haven't had time to study the issues or candidates and cannot vote off of the sample ballot catalog. However, as my duty...

Original post made by Slacker on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by voted, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

More than 100,000 Santa Clara County mail-in ballots need to have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Angry Voter, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 6 comments | 1703 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Diego man killed by Caltrain Friday in Belmont

A man who was fatally struck Friday afternoon by a Caltrain approaching the Belmont station has been identified by the San...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by jane doe, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 3037 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls take 32-1 mark into final week of regular season

==BI Prep volleyball roundup== Palo Alto can take a step closer to winning its fifth straight SCVAL De Anza Division girls'...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 2523 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SF Giants Win 1st World Series Pennant Since Move to West Coast!

OK, I realize that this is a business and all but it's a welcome distraction from the dismal economy and the less than ideal...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Earthquake Fever!!, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 1966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Fire warns of phone solicitation scam

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is warning Bay Area residents of a telephone scam in which people...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2562 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman fights off assault on Stevens Creek Trail

Police say a 27-year-old Mountain View woman jogging Stevens Creek Trail on Sunday afternoon fought off a sexual assault...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Stereeh, on Nov 2, 2010 at 7:58 am | 13 comments | 2399 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA-gang shooting trial gets underway

Opening statements are expected Monday in the trial of two men accused of fatally shooting one man and injuring another during...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2082 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police identify victim in Tuesday night shooting

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Original post made on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by A.T., on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:53 am | 7 comments | 4484 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbers hit twice in downtown Palo Alto

Two men -- one brandishing a black handgun -- robbed a couple walking at Bryant Street and Addison Avenue shortly before...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Patrick, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:16 am | 38 comments | 2480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dying traditions - Halloween

I checked PA Online to see if there will be any mention of Halloween yesterday, and found no mention of it whatsoever. No...

Original post made by Ada on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by A Reason, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:15 am | 5 comments | 2314 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parting shots by managers

People speculate on the source of the leaked memo about Public Works. Today the departing Library Director got her parting...

Original post made by Midtown Observer on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by What happened, on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 3 comments | 1923 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto leads charge against Proposition 23

In recent months, Palo Alto has become ground zero for Proposition 23 opposition. The City Council passed a resolution last...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Let's go Giants!, on Nov 1, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 59 comments | 4400 Views
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