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AROUND TOWN

'Smart grid' could protect city from power outages

What Dexter Dawes, chairman of Palo Alto's Utilities Advisory Commission, now calls "chump change" could spiral into a project...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by JustMe, on May 11, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 10 comments | 2153 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ohio Christian school tells student to skip prom

Just another reason why Sarah Palin should never become President (or VP). FINDLAY, Ohio A student at a fundamentalist...

Original post made by You\'re All Going to You-Know-Where! on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2009 at 5:44 am | 22 comments | 2120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to calm furor over business tax

Faced with heated criticism from the business community, Palo Alto officials have agreed to slow down plans for a new business-license...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Matt, on May 10, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 17 comments | 2279 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police warn seniors of 'grandson' scam

A phone call from "your favorite grandson" may not be as heart-warming as it sounds. Palo Alto police are warning elderly...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on May 10, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 10 comments | 2214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bristol Palin to campaign for teen sex education

http://www.candiesfoundation.org/ ...

Original post made by bristol on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Ha!, on May 10, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 11 comments | 1886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six large pines at Mitchell Park must come down

Six large "stone pine" trees shading a children's play area at Mitchell Park must be removed as hazards, Palo Alto City Manager...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2009 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 2283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transforming the teaching profession - Joel Klein

It would be interesting to know what teachers think about these recommendations. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joel-klein/transforming-the-teaching_b_200616.html ...

Original post made by Interested on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by David Cohen, on May 10, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto joins lawsuit against rail agency

Palo Alto has decided to join the ongoing lawsuit against the state agency charged with running a high-speed rail from San...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Mediator, on May 10, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 48 comments | 2523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Serious Bike Crash in Foothills Park

A 25yo male has had a serious mountain bike crash in Foothills park. The location of the crash is not very accessible...

Original post made by qq on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on May 9, 2009 at 10:28 am | 10 comments | 2110 Views

AROUND TOWN

FREE Mothers Day Cards made just for you at Pacific Art League today

we are making FREE Mother's Days Cards at Pacific Art League, TODAY From 11 AM to 3PM custom, just for you really,...

Original post made by Matthew on May. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1895 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lost: 10 months. Found: a sense of purpose

It's called the "paradox of choice." Kids are raised and given every possibility in life; the world is their oyster, and...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on May 9, 2009 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 2043 Views

SPORTS

Menlo's Jerry Rice Jr. commits to UCLA

Menlo School senior football standout Jerry Rice Jr. may be running up and down the field in Stanford Stadium one of these...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Tommyj, on May 9, 2009 at 8:11 am | 8 comments | 11739 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dalton committed to state mental hospital

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Original post made on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Steve Jarrett, on May 8, 2009 at 10:51 pm | 5 comments | 2870 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SM County nurses set two-day strike

Nurses in San Mateo County plan a two-day strike on May 17 and 18. The California Nurses Association issued a 10-day strike...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Shanna, on May 8, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 1780 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dragged by car in Palo Alto purse snatch

As a car drove by a man and woman walking in a downtown Palo Alto alley Wednesday night, one of the car's passengers reached...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on May 8, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 2105 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Controlling our communities' high-speed-rail future

In November, Californians voted for Proposition 1A, high-speed rail. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10893...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by David Lieberman, on May 8, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 10 comments | 2542 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why do some people kill themselves?

A very thorough report from The New Scientist casts light on this tragic syndrome and reports the latest research.http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20126971.900-why-do-some-pe...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 8, 2009 at 2:01 pm | 16 comments | 3547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Boost anti-suicide programs,' Ojakians urge

The death of a Gunn High School student Tuesday should be used to boost suicide-prevention and mental-health programs in...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 8, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 23 comments | 2273 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

US soldier faces death penalty for war crimes in Iraq

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iYeOUInDxFuT4T8CsYG9-_KfQ9pgD981UBK80...

Original post made by Cheney on May. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JLS teacher dies

More sad news for our kids. Mr. Carothers, JLS Connections teacher and history teacher died this week, according to email...

Original post made by JLS Parent on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by JLS Parent, on May 8, 2009 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 2523 Views
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