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Vacant building

Does anyone know why the old California Craft and Floral building at Forest and Alma has been vacant for so many years? ...

Original post made by WilliamR on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on May 1, 2009 at 11:02 am | 6 comments | 2223 Views

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3.6 quake strikes near Morgan Hill

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 struck in Santa Clara County Thursday afternoon about 9 miles north of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by PANDA, on May 1, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian 'trees vs. solar' bill passes Senate

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Original post made on Apr. 22, 2008
Last comment by Ben, on May 1, 2009 at 8:07 am | 7 comments | 2403 Views

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VIDEO: And the walls come tumbling down...

The long-abandoned California Craft and Floral building on Alma Street, near Forest Avenue, is abandoned no longer. This...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:08 pm | 7 comments | 2090 Views

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Swine Flu response

PAUSD is not doing the most basic sensible preventative measures. Instead of waiting until the flu is in our schools...

Original post made by Patricia on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 9 comments | 1839 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Boething Environmental Lecture, May 7th

2009 Boething Lecture Dan Nepstad of the Moore Foundation “Steps toward a Global Framework for Managing the Land...

Original post made by Peggy Vas Dias on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Meadow Circle Concept Plan workshop #2 Coming Up

------------EAST MEADOW CIRCLE CONCEPT PLAN WORKSHOP #2 COMING UP!------------ The second workshop for the East Meadow...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1839 Views

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permit process question

We are planning to improve our bath in ~60 yr old house in Palo Alto. It is a very small space and there really is no scope...

Original post made by homeowner on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by interested, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 9 comments | 1994 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Freeway express-lane project speeds ahead

Under a plan for State Highway 85 and U.S. Highway 101, carpool lanes will be converted into express toll lanes, allowing...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by ROB, on Apr 30, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 27 comments | 3314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment growth slowing?

Kindergarten enrollment at Addison was down this year. No talk whatsoever of another bubble class. There was a reverse lottery...

Original post made by a d d i s o n on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 30, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 2176 Views

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Four Winds, American Indian Dance at CSMA May 3

Bring the whole family to the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) on Sunday, May 3 to see this wonderful performance....

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Apr 30, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police release 'bomb-making materials' youth to parents

Police working on an investigation found bomb-making materials in an apartment in the 700 block of Arastradero Road midafternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rich, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:02 am | 88 comments | 2671 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. Gas Fields Go From Bust to Boom

WSJ----"- A massive natural-gas discovery here in northern Louisiana heralds a big shift in the nation's energy landscape....

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1865 Views

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how much does it cost to add an addition to a house?

I am just starting to consider adding an addition to my 95 year old house. I have no idea how much this kind of thing costs....

Original post made by curious on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by homeowner, on Apr 29, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 33 comments | 6322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County finds first probable case of swine flu

Local health officials have identified one probable case of swine flu in Santa Clara County. The Santa Clara County Department...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 1793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do the homeschoolers deal with math curriculum?

I would like to find out if the homeschoolers in our community use math tutors, online resources, parents, or any other ways...

Original post made by LT on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Afterschooling Math, on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 2201 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Creating good car-ma

Hitching a ride by extending a thumb by the roadside? That's so 20th century. These days, young social-networking entrepreneurs...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Alice D. Rosenfeld, on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 4341 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cablevision rolling out 101mbps Doscis 3 Service in NYC

For those hankering for fiber to the home, the Cable provider in New York City is offering 101mbps down/15mbps up service...

Original post made by Anonymous on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Apr 29, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 1834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's over -- PAUSD board voices support for Everyday Math

All five board members have spoken and the vote is clearly 3-2 in favor of Everyday Math. I've followed all the proceedings,...

Original post made by CaliforniaBear on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 3059 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

American Lung Association gives Santa Clara County an "F" for air pollution

"Although there have been some improvements, the health and lives of millions of Californians are at risk because of our...

Original post made by ALA on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1959 Views
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