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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey: Bay Area workers highest paid in 2009

Workers in the Bay Area were the highest paid on average in the nation last year, according to data released Friday (July...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Linn, on Jul 26, 2010 at 8:39 pm | 9 comments | 2768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chicken run

Days are short and so is money. Chicken, anyone? Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10005...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 26, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 2889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feature story: The retirement-home dilemma

Those who work with the elderly say many residents who raised families in the community want to stay here, if they can afford...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by WOW, on Jul 26, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 8 comments | 4375 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes aim at binding arbitration

Palo Alto residents could be asked to choose between their elected leaders and their firefighters in the November election....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Jul 26, 2010 at 3:02 pm | 39 comments | 3281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police release sketch of suspected burglar

Palo Alto police have provided more details and release a sketch in a search for a young boy and adults engaged in a residential-burglary...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Adult, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 38 comments | 3715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto chief transportation official named

Jaime Rodriguez, a traffic engineer who has worked for Milpitas and several other Bay Area cities, has been named Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jay Johnson, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 7 comments | 3172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building a better 'burb

The Long Island- and Maryland-based Rauch Foundation, whose efforts focus on issues relating to children, leadership and...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 2918 Views

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Stanford goes electronic with newest library

When Stanford University unveils its new engineering library Aug. 2, students will notice that the shelves now hold fewer...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by old Stanford, on Jul 26, 2010 at 11:07 am | 9 comments | 3055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big changes afoot at Gunn, Paly

Teenagers heading back to school this fall will find dramatically altered landscapes at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Parent14, on Jul 26, 2010 at 9:46 am | 45 comments | 4877 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Top Secret America' includes Silicon Valley firms

More than 50 Silicon Valley-area companies have been named by the Washington Post as part of "Top Secret America," a network...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 26, 2010 at 9:26 am | 12 comments | 3350 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may switch to even-year elections

Palo Alto officials could soon switch to even years for local elections -- a move that would save the city about $200,000...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Fatima, on Jul 25, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 21 comments | 3828 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks remain perfect with big baseball tournaments looming

The Palo Alto Oaks aren't scheduled to play their final semipro baseball game of the summer until August. 15. The two biggest...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Crystal & Will Mosby (godfather), on Jul 25, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 2789 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Martha Kanter pushes to boost student performance nationwide

From a hushed corner office overlooking the Capitol dome and the Washington Mall, former Midpeninsula resident Martha Kanter...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jul 24, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 3607 Views

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'For Sale' signs popping up

I realize this is the time of year when people put their homes up for sale, but why are there so many "for sale" signs this...

Original post made by CJ on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 24, 2010 at 10:39 am | 20 comments | 2969 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3.5 quake near Daly City stalls BART trains

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck just offshore from Daly City Friday afternoon (July 23), causing brief shutdowns of BART...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3076 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stopping hunger by losing weight

Shedding weight is a common New Year's resolution, and countless diet plans focus on watching calories. But Pounds for Poverty,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jul 23, 2010 at 11:52 pm | 4 comments | 3521 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park firefighters sue over overtime, travel

Surprised is how Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District said he felt upon learning that...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2010 at 8:34 pm | 7 comments | 3029 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge upholds Palo Alto sit-lie law

Palo Alto panhandler Victor Frost must stand trial for violating the city's sit-lie ordinance, Santa Clara County Superior...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by A. Carter, on Jul 23, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 28 comments | 4566 Views

SPORTS

The journey continues for Jeremy Lin

The ink had hardly dried from Jeremy Lin's signature on a Golden State Warriors' contract and the reaction was swift, positive...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Robby, on Jul 23, 2010 at 6:01 am | 6 comments | 5758 Views

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Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to discuss the Alternatives chapter in the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by bbebop, on Jul 23, 2010 at 2:04 am | 1 comment | 3234 Views
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Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
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