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AROUND TOWN

Reflective dome over hockey rink irks neighbors

The dome enclosing Sun Microsystems Chairman Scott McNealy's 7,000-square-foot hockey rink is reflecting too much sunlight,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by GR, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 23 comments | 4641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, Rotary Club enhance Palo Alto 'gateways'

The intersection at El Camino Real and Alma Street in Palo Alto just got a little more welcoming. Volunteers with the Rotary...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by George, on Apr 28, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 4 comments | 1860 Views

AROUND TOWN

$ Found Money $

I found some money blowing across the street near downtown Palo Alto in mid-April. Enough that I thought that whoever lost...

Original post made by Carl on Apr. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1663 Views

AROUND TOWN

$ Found Money $

I found some money blowing across the street near downtown Palo Alto in mid-April. Enough that I thought that whoever lost...

Original post made by Carl on Apr. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Demographics, Depression & Destiny

Demand for large-lot single family homes will drop nationally from 56 million today to 34 million in 2025a whopping reduction...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1891 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CIA IG says no proof torture worked

This article provides a revealing look at the questionable outcomes from the torture regime. The CIA's Inspector General...

Original post made by VoxPop on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 6 comments | 1854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents' group challenges Alma Plaza

A Palo Alto group led by Barron Park resident Bob Moss is challenging the City Council's January approval of the long-contended...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 36 comments | 2530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amid recession, a new push to think locally

Shop locally. The often-repeated phrase is gaining weight these days as Palo Alto businesses find themselves ensnared by...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 22 comments | 2673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine Flu

Is anyone else considering keeping their kids home from school on Monday because of a possible flu outbreak?...

Original post made by A Palo Alto parent on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 11:22 am | 43 comments | 3612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Streets Team up for national award

The Palo Alto Downtown Streets Team, which employs homeless persons and provides group support, is a semifinalist in the...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 28, 2009 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 2484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters rescue hikers from Foothills Park ravine

A 75-year-old woman and a 91-year-old man hiking in Foothills Park today slid into a 50-foot-deep ravine into a creekbed...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by KTurner, on Apr 28, 2009 at 10:46 am | 6 comments | 2234 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Wide Yard Sale - Zero Waste

I contributed to a friend's yard sale at the Sunnyvale city wide event last weekend because she was collecting money for...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1681 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Prop. 1E is a direct assault on mental health of young Californians

For the past four years, following the death in 2004 of our son Adam, we as a couple have tried to improve California's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by stephen levy, on Apr 28, 2009 at 7:10 am | 6 comments | 2019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what do you think of palo alto childrens theaters new approch?

New audition process, Times for tech dresses, etc... ...

Original post made by palo alto resident on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Subsidy squandered, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:37 am | 9 comments | 1865 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

District Attorney launches anti-gang campaign

The Santa Clara County District Attorney announced Thursday that her office is blanketing the county with an ad campaign...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by lorenzo, on Apr 28, 2009 at 1:19 am | 6 comments | 1883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Egging leads to broken hip for 87-year-old grandfather

Our home has been the target of teenage boys throwing eggs. Most recently on Friday night we heard the pop of eggs hitting...

Original post made by Prank Victim on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by ellie gioumousis, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:38 am | 28 comments | 3398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford study criticizes high school exit exam

California's three-year-old high school exit exam has failed to meet the goal of significantly increasing student achievement,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Student, on Apr 27, 2009 at 11:09 pm | 17 comments | 3095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to consider Styrofoam ban tonight

Having already banned plastic bags from grocery stores, Palo Alto is now targeting another common food-storage pollutant:...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mireya, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:40 pm | 15 comments | 2502 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How waterboarding protected us, specifically

http://www.cnsnews.com/public/content/article.aspx?RsrcID=46949 I have argued many times about how waterboarding is effective....

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 68 comments | 2276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools' Laurence takes top San Mateo post

Scott Laurence will leave the Palo Alto School District after 23 years to become superintendent of the San Mateo Union High...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Apr 27, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 21 comments | 889 Views
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