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AROUND TOWN

$20,000 in equipment stolen from TheatreWorks

Approximately $20,000 of sound equipment was stolen from TheatreWorks in early February, but police say it will be hard to...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by TheatreP, on Mar 13, 2009 at 1:07 am | 4 comments | 1915 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No suspects in south Palo Alto bomb scare

Palo Alto police say they have no suspects in a Tuesday bomb scare that prompted the evacuation of about 200 people, including...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bernie, on Mar 12, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Facebook must face up to 'cyber-bullying'

A Silicon Valley Mom's Blog entry March 2 presents a detailed report about a "cyber-bullying" incident involving Gunn and...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, on Mar 12, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 8 comments | 2635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cyber-bullying and the PAUSD

Wanted to make sure everyone here saw this recent post on Silicon Valley Moms Blog about cyber-bullying and the PAUSD. They...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Mar. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2047 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Democrats, the Banks, and Your Tax Dollars

The Democrats herald themselves as the party of change, the party of hope, and the New Deal. But while Democrats love to...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 12, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 1894 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where's Global Warming?

On Sunday, writing in The Boston Globe, columnist Jeff Jacoby summed up recent weather's stubborn refusal to do anything...

Original post made by Jarred on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 11 comments | 1805 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

GALLUP: 'Record-High 41% of Americans now say global warming is exaggerated'...

As recently as 2006, significantly more Americans thought the news underestimated the seriousness of global warming than...

Original post made by Samuel on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 6 comments | 1846 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'No contest' plea in $350,000 embezzlement case

A former employee of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health pleaded no contest Wednesday in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 12, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 1944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children Help Parents "Break the Bag Habit" at Spring Break Camp

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Original post made by Cooper on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Heather, on Mar 12, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 3963 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bomb squad detonates suspicious package in south Palo Alto

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department Bomb Squad detonated a suspicious package on Fabian Way at about 3:15 p.m. this...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by About CANS, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:56 am | 56 comments | 3817 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Campaign Speech Obama should have given, by Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson: The campaign speech Obama should have given By Victor Davis Hanson Imagine that last fall...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1891 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Republican leader Duf Sundheim taking heat over big pay package

Duf Sundheim of Palo Alto, the former two-term head of the California Republican Party, has become the focus of an internal...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:26 am | 3 comments | 2107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hosts meeting on math texts Wednesday

The Palo Alto school district is sponsoring a meeting Wednesday night for parents interested in discussing elementary school...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Namreh, on Mar 12, 2009 at 12:57 am | 13 comments | 2039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to approve $77 million to make Gunn megacampus

Word to the wise: the next time the school district wants money to upgrade the facilities, make them propose exactly what...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1907 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The iconic image of freedom in the 20th century...where is Obama?

There were many acts of individual courage in the 20th century, but this unidentified Chinese fellow is at, or near, the...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 11, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1836 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama proposes talks with " Moderate Extremists" among the Taliban

The very left wing Guardian castes doubt on the plan---- "The architect of Mr Obama's "smarter policy" is Richard Holbrooke,...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 11, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 11 comments | 1856 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bus driver recognized for heroism

It was a sunny April afternoon, the kind of day when sunlight warms the skin and relaxes the mind. School bus driver Dena...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Mar 11, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 1950 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Homeless Children: Latest Assault on Reason using our good hearts

It seems that there is a determined effort across this nation to prove that propoganda is alive and well, and to prove correct...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 11, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 1756 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Thanks from Channing Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10557 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Don't Vote Without Research, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blowing in insulation - which companies do it best?

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Original post made by Susan Strain on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by ginni, on Mar 11, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 7 comments | 3161 Views
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