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SCHOOLS & KIDS

10% of Paly Students Absent on Tuesday

Should we be doing more to encourage sick high school students to stay home? 200 kids were out on Tuesday: http://voice.paly.net/view_story.php?id=9079...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Nov 11, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 6 comments | 1932 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

M-A hoping to make football lights a permanent fixture

The temporary lights brought in by Menlo-Atherton High for last week's M-A vs. Sacred Heart Prep football game proved so...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Curt Schulze, on Nov 11, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 2068 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood group wants voters' opinions

A group of residents, Palo Alto Neighborhoods (PAN), is hoping some of the more than 14,000 people who cast a ballot Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Been-There-Done-That, on Nov 11, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 5 comments | 2050 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View man sought in attempted murder

Police are looking for a man who they say nearly strangled his girlfriend to death during a domestic dispute in a Latham...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Nov 11, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 3 comments | 2083 Views

BOOKS

CSPAN2 goes missing from cable TV

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Original post made on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by What a company!, on Nov 11, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 9 comments | 5970 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why can't I buy Medical Insurance like I buy Toasters?

I am shopping for a toaster, and see I have a choice of everything from a simple, 2 slice toaster for less than $20, to a...

Original post made by Perspective on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Pesrpective, on Nov 11, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 5 comments | 2003 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Children with Asthma and No H1N1 Vaccine

What about children with Asthma? My son has asthma and he falls into the "high risk" category, simply because he is a child...

Original post made by C. Tracy on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by reality check, on Nov 11, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 7 comments | 2063 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wild Cheers for Congress Passing Medical Care destruction Bill!!

Or not..I see no wild headlines, no cheering online here. Could it be that most people know this is a disaster and are afraid...

Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 11, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 7 comments | 1765 Views

SPORTS

Stanford soccer hosts NCAA first two rounds

Senior forward Kelley O'Hara was busy studying for a Physics midterm to keep herself occupied while waiting for the NCAA...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Soccer fan, on Nov 11, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Kindergarten readiness' course wins applause

A plan to offer low-income children in the Palo Alto school district a "crash course in kindergarten readiness" won applause...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by cblasey, on Nov 11, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 8 comments | 3031 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health Care bill

Why has the Weekly cut off on-line discussion re: the House health care bill to everyone but "registered users" - and after...

Original post made by Mary Carlstead on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 11, 2009 at 11:42 am | 6 comments | 1897 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The rotten apples living in Menlo Park, Palo Alto and Atherton

Please view: Diridon's Rotten Apples comment from the Nov 5th board meeting on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRecXlwFXWA Not...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 11, 2009 at 9:33 am | 4 comments | 1860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kicking for a spot on the team

Girls varsity soccer tryouts are held on the brand new field along the El Camino Real frontage of Palo Alto High School....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Field, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 2091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police tie incident at BBC with 7-11 robbery

Menlo Park police arrested thee men on Thursday, Nov. 5, in connection with a bottle-throwing incident at the British Bankers...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 10, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 6 comments | 2166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

lighting at the E. Meadow crossing

I stood vigil at the E. Meadow caltrain crossing this evening, part of a community effort to deter suicides. There is some...

Original post made by Jonathan on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 10, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 6 comments | 2002 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foul play ruled out in swimming pool death

Investigators do not believe there was any criminal activity involved in the death of a 21-year-old man whose partially decomposed...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Coincidence?, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 2082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four more arrested in 'Taliban' sweep

Four more men have been arrested in the continuing FBI and police action against the East Palo Alto-based "Taliban" gang,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by An old friend of the leader, on Nov 10, 2009 at 10:44 am | 14 comments | 2373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum on teen substance abuse set for Nov. 12

A community forum on teenage substance abuse is set for Thursday, Nov. 12, at Palo Alto High School. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Chris Gaither, on Nov 10, 2009 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 2030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two events focus on high-speed-rail outreach

Peninsula residents concerned about California's proposed high-speed-rail system will have two opportunities this week to...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by enough, on Nov 10, 2009 at 7:59 am | 14 comments | 2223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing project draws opposition

A proposal to build a four-story apartment complex for low-income families at the site of the former Ole's auto-repair shop...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by About Tree House, on Nov 9, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 23 comments | 1827 Views
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