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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Before the achievement gap comes the opportunity gap

Palo Alto school Superintendent Kevin Skelly raised an important issue with his comments on the difficulty in closing the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Beth Caldwell, on Feb 16, 2009 at 6:16 am | 4 comments | 3677 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Details in PA city hall murder are released

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Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by A friend of Lacy, on Feb 16, 2009 at 2:26 am | 24 comments | 2350 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Living with the fear of death

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Original post made on Jul. 9, 2008
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 15, 2009 at 10:35 pm | 5 comments | 2745 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police chief to meet with community

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns will hold two meetings to speak with the community about current events, recent...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Retired Marine, on Feb 15, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 6 comments | 2022 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women calls it even with Cal

Jayne Appel and Jillian Harmon combined for 40 points and Lindy La Rocque planted herself firmly in Stanford lore with a...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by hhl, on Feb 15, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 2379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recommendations for struggling Gunn student?

We have a student struggling at Gunn and don't know what our options are for getting more support. The key stress is keeping...

Original post made by Worried Gunn parent on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 15, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 45 comments | 3810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn defeats Paly 42-18 in boys basketball

GUNN DEFEATS PALY 42-18 in BOY's BASKETBALL On Friday night Gunn defeated Palo Alto as they unleashed a stifling defense...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sports Reporter, on Feb 15, 2009 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 2333 Views

SPORTS

Where can I find snow?

I want to take my kids to the snow this weekend, but don't want to make the full commitment to go all the way to Tahoe. Are...

Original post made by Izzy on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Izzy, on Feb 15, 2009 at 7:45 am | 6 comments | 2289 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fed Stim Dangerously Fast Tracks Ca Hi Speed Rail

Whether you like it or not, California High Speed Rail, coming through a backyard near you SOON! Don't believe it?...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Feb 14, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 1876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter Arts Festival!

Winter Arts Festival Date: February 21st and 22nd What: Friday the 21st 6:30 to 9:30PM will be a cabaret night. Saturday...

Original post made by M-A Thespian Society on Feb. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why don't we just ditch the choice programs?

Reopen Hoover and Ohlone as regular elementary schools instead of having so many parents drive. Why should Fairmeadow have...

Original post made by Dear Mr. Skully on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by CBA, on Feb 14, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 97 comments | 4568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls clinch De Anza basketball league title

It was fitting that Gunnís leading scorer for the year, Jasmine Evans, would also lead the team in Fridayís 55-22 victory...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2075 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Economic De-Stimulus Passes Senate..and DOW plummets!!

Ok, so ( as predicted by every reputable economist and business)..the Economic "Stimulus" package passes the Senate..and...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 14, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 20 comments | 1901 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County votes to impose mandatory water rationing

Santa Clara County residents will face mandatory water rationing this spring, although it is not yet clear exactly when,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 14, 2009 at 12:57 pm | 25 comments | 2797 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Four arrested in Menlo Park stabbing

Menlo Park police arrested two men and two juveniles following a fight that occurred just before 4 p.m. Thursday in the Willows...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2147 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tax-reassessment offers being investigated

Official-looking letters offering to cut people's property-tax assessments are being investigated for possible fraud. One...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by George, on Feb 14, 2009 at 12:04 am | 8 comments | 2158 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman finds burglar in walk-in closet

A Palo Alto woman discovered a burglar hiding in her walk-in closet at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night, about 15 minutes after...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Feb 13, 2009 at 8:12 pm | 28 comments | 2110 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How can I contact the Grand jury investigating the CITY?

I have information, I feel needs to be given to the GRAND JURY looking into the City of Palo Alto. I have written records...

Original post made by FIREMAN on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Feb 13, 2009 at 6:05 pm | 5 comments | 1916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford plans 10 percent budget cut this year

Declines in returns on its endowment, in gifts and research funding all has Stanford University preparing for a 10 percent...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by S Miller, on Feb 13, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 9 comments | 2033 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special report: Going underground

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by No thanks, on Feb 13, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 69 comments | 13034 Views
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