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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools face even bigger budget gap

Palo Alto schools will be hit with a "structural deficit" of $5.7 million -- about 4 percent of its operating budget and...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 13, 2009 at 9:08 am | 13 comments | 2102 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The influential 50

Since the 1950s, African Americans have made their mark in every sector of information technology, including semiconductors,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:23 am | 10 comments | 3484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City council e-mail addresses

I got my PAlo Alto Info magazine insert in yesterday's PA Weekly. I noticed, on the page where our city council is discussed,...

Original post made by Marvin on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2009 at 4:40 am | 3 comments | 1697 Views

SPORTS

Wake Forest deflates Cardinal with late TD

The Stanford football team has seen these games get away before, and was insistent it would not happen again. The Cardinal...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Luckfan, on Sep 12, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 1998 Views

SPORTS

Lichtman dots the stat sheet in Stanford win

Junior Cassidy Lichtman enjoyed another diverse evening as the Stanford women's volleyball team made it two in a row at the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by John Grout, on Sep 12, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 2151 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Verdict is in on 'Montagues and Capulets' case

A 16-year-old teen whose attempted murder case took on modern-day parallels to William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" was...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by DA did his job, on Sep 12, 2009 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1956 Views

RESTAURANTS

Midtown's 'Creme de Cafe' coffee shop closes

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Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by sima, on Sep 12, 2009 at 12:47 am | 64 comments | 5228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools win lottery for tax-credit bonds

Palo Alto schools have won the lottery -- the lottery for up to $25 million in "Qualified School Construction Bond" tax credits,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Eric, on Sep 11, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 11 comments | 2313 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest three for assault

Three people were arrested in Palo Alto Tuesday evening after allegedly assaulting a man with chunks of rock and concrete,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Concealed, on Sep 11, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 48 comments | 2756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion reported on south Palo Alto roof

A full-grown mountain lion was sighted Thursday evening on a rooftop in south Palo Alto, in the 800 block of Rorke Way, police...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Sep 11, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 41 comments | 3527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men invade Menlo Park home

Two masked men armed with handguns invaded an occupied home in the 700 block of Ivy Drive in Menlo Park Saturday at about...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Lena, on Sep 11, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 11 comments | 2006 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed rail 'teach-in' Saturday

The City of Palo Alto will host a six-hour workshop on the California high-speed rail project Saturday, Sept. 12, designed...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by get_involved, on Sep 11, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 11 comments | 2123 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fat-cell farms in the future for stem-cells?

Fat, that much-maligned substance the medical profession warns patients to reduce, may someday save lives by becoming healing...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2709 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Taliban' gangster gets 17 years for shooting at rivals

Two East Palo Alto gang members accused of shooting at their rivals in front of police and federal agents had two very different...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Sep 11, 2009 at 1:10 am | 2 comments | 2640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: A glimpse back at the history of Palo Alto parks-dedication battles

The proposed renovation of Lytton Plaza created a bit of consternation and misinformation about how Palo Alto is required...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Brian Steen, on Sep 10, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hundreds protest outside East Palo Alto home

Hundreds of East Palo Alto residents gathered in protest Wednesday night in front of the home of a sexually violent predator...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by carlos, on Sep 10, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 8 comments | 2039 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Swine Flu of the 80's

Does anyone else remember the Swine Flu epidemic of the 1980's. Then president Ford went on TV and got his Swine Flu shot...

Original post made by Richard on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Sep 10, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 4 comments | 2958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obama tells kids to stay in school - who saw it?

As a very unscientific survey, my high school senior did not see this at school and doesn't know of anyone at school who...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bru, on Sep 10, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 27 comments | 2031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, neighbors encounter Facebook challenge

Despite earlier assurances, Facebook's rapidly growing employee population at its California Avenue headquarters has taken...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 10, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 59 comments | 2243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeking new phone contract, ASAP

Palo Alto will seek a new phone contract for city phones and come up with a plan for improving management of worker's personal...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 10, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 14 comments | 2317 Views
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