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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Reward offered for info about Hoover Park fire

A $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in connection with a July 7 fire that...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Native PA, on Jul 27, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 12 comments | 2891 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thief destroys small street tree to steal bicycle

A bicycle thief cut down a small street tree in order to lift the target bike over the stump in front of the Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by robit noops, on Jul 27, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 30 comments | 4727 Views

SPORTS

Barte gets a taste of the WTA Tour lifestyle

Stanford senior Hilary Barte discovered a whole new world this summer playing several tour events, including the $700,000...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by pov, on Jul 27, 2010 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 3251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council to debate $139 million budget

Several controversial Palo Alto budget proposals -- to set a fee for actors who participate in Children's Theatre, charge...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 27, 2010 at 6:16 am | 15 comments | 3406 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dr. David Druker of PAMF dies at home Friday

David Druker, M.D., president and CEO of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and a longtime practicing physician, died at his...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 27, 2010 at 5:32 am | 5 comments | 4717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to debate binding arbitration tonight

Palo Alto's effort to strike the binding-arbitration provision for police and firefighters from the City Charter will take...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Louis, on Jul 27, 2010 at 12:22 am | 6 comments | 2537 Views

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 | 2891 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 | 4377 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 | 3717 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 | 3174 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

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4878 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 | 3831 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 | 2791 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 | 3609 Views

AROUND TOWN

'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 | 2970 Views
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