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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 | 1797 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 | 2207 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 | 4399 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 | 1849 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 | 3217 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 | 1982 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barack's in the basement: Obama is less popular than Nixon and Carter

You'd never know it from the gushing adulation by the MSM, but Obama is less popular after 100 days than all but one recent...

Original post made by Jarred on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 29, 2009 at 2:35 pm | 7 comments | 2175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math text to be subject of discussion Tuesday

Palo Alto school officials will hold a Parent Math Evening Tuesday to discuss their recommendation of the Everyday Mathematics...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by math concerned, on Apr 29, 2009 at 9:09 am | 43 comments | 3673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How bad is the drug problem at Palo Alto high schools?

Rylan Fuchs, a good looking, white, 17 year old high school student in Danville, was shot and killed this week apparently...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by rick, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:17 am | 33 comments | 4599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arastradero POLICE/FIRE?

Anyone know why there are so many plain clothed police officers and two engines parked at the apartment block next to Gunn...

Original post made by citizen on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Apr 28, 2009 at 10:23 pm | 6 comments | 1755 Views

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 | 4738 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 | 1863 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. 1666 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. 1589 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 | 1902 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 | 1869 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 | 2558 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 | 2707 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 | 3631 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 | 2516 Views
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