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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows public trust falling in Palo Alto

Palo Altans generally love their city and the array of services it provides, but they're also feeling a bit estranged from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 62 comments | 2260 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Verdict in Walgreens arson case: Guilty

A jury delivered a guilty verdict this morning in U.S. District Court in San Jose against a man accused of starting a four-alarm...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 4 comments | 2082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto council to honor former police chief at Monday night meeting

From the Mercury News: On Monday, the city of Palo Alto will officially honor retired police chief Lynne Johnson for 34...

Original post made by JustMe on Jan. 30, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly vs. Gunn

We're planning on moving to PA this coming year and of course one of the factors we're considering is schools, particularly...

Original post made by Reymundo on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 30, 2009 at 9:14 am | 11 comments | 4803 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto To Restructure The American Dream

Palo Alto has a job opening for an Assistant to the City Manager for Sustainability. The goal is for our city to become a...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:49 am | 13 comments | 2300 Views

SPORTS

Tips for helping the environment

The local nonprofit environmental organization Acterra offers Earth Week tips for helping to reduce greenhouse gases. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:08 am | 3 comments | 2140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto crash victim is 59-year-old woman

The woman who died when her car crashed near Foothill Expressway and Page Mill Road in Palo Alto on Friday has been identified...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by ?, on Jan 30, 2009 at 1:08 am | 3 comments | 2348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Helping Kids Thrive' program Sunday in Palo Alto

Helping parents, teachers and students deal with student stress will be the subject of a Palo Alto PTA Council program Sunday...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:16 am | 1 comment | 2282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford gets record number of applicants

A record number of prospective freshman students -- 30,349 -- have applied to Stanford University, more than 20 percent more...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Joanne, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 6 comments | 1897 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condi Returns to Stanford - Welcomes debate over the ideas she promoted while serving in the Bush Administration

This is great news, although not unexpected. Condi will clean up over at Stanford...there is nobody at Stanford who can...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 29, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 1869 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma Plaza is coming -- but not quite yet

Alma Plaza finally received the city's approval Monday night, but it will likely be years before area residents see any major...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 29, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 1858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing teen, girlfriend found in Colorado

A 14-year-old Los Altos boy and 13-year-old Saratoga girl were found in the parking lot of a mall in Colorado Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Carole, on Jan 29, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 8 comments | 1797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown Longs Drugs store robbed Thursday night

A man wearing a black trench coat and carrying a rifle robbed a Longs Drugs store in Midtown Palo Alto Thursday night, police...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by twosides, on Jan 29, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 23 comments | 2577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spiriting in the Vietnamese New Year

Monday, Jan. 26, marked the first day of Te't, the Vietnamese New Year, which is celebrated for seven days. The Vietnamese...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 29, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1817 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford starts brain center to study altruism

The Stanford University School of Medicine has launched the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, thanks...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Tsephel, on Jan 29, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 24 comments | 2196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district proposes two stories for Garland

To make room for more classrooms, the Palo Alto Unified School District is considering adding two-story buildings to Garland...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 29, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 85 comments | 3706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing Homeless Problem

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Original post made by Resident on Jul. 24, 2007
Last comment by MM, on Jan 29, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 24 comments | 5893 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury starts deliberations in Walgreens fire trial

A 12-person jury received final instructions from U.S. District Court Judge Jeremy Fogel shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Webster&Forest, on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 2007 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gitmo transfer to Alcatraz?

A couple of Republicans have suggested that Gitmo enemy combatants be sent to Alcatraz, since His Emptiness has declared...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by get some, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:56 am | 32 comments | 2053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garland's incoming class

Can someone tell me if Garland's incoming class will comprise only Kindergartners? Or will 1st - 5th graders be moved from...

Original post made by garland question on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1865 Views
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