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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. 1601 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 2025—a 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 | 1910 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 | 1875 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 | 2586 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 | 2747 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 | 3648 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 | 2555 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 | 2282 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. 1713 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 | 2073 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 | 1884 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 | 1909 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 | 3440 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 | 3173 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 | 2552 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 | 2333 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 | 981 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wildhorse Valley Rescuse

In case anyone was expecting someone after lunch and they didn't show, a woman has been stuck down a sixty foot ravine at...

Original post made by qq on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 27, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 1900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PÁNICO, US declares public health emergency.

Officials recommended planning for potential U.S. school closures and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said the...

Original post made by PÁNICO,US declares on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 27, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 1868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Auditors sought for school-bond project

The citizens committee charged with tracking spending of the $378 million Palo Alto school bond that voters approved last...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 27, 2009 at 10:56 am | 4 comments | 2294 Views
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