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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I like Obama's proposal to standardize No Child Left Behind

I just heard ABC news "top of the hour" report: Supposedly Obama is proposing "tough national testing standards" for schools...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 11, 2009 at 2:11 am | 3 comments | 1745 Views

AROUND TOWN

March over Rent Control - March 11, 3pm

http://www.epatoday.org/events/2009/battle_over_rent_control.html Battle Over Rent Control in East Palo Alto Continues *Tenants...

Original post made by EPA Resident on Mar. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1969 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Duck causes south Palo Alto power outage

A duck that flew into a power line in south Palo Alto this morning caused an outage that affected 1,958 customers, mostly...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by sharon, on Mar 10, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 36 comments | 2766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Girls Win first game of Norcal 59-32

The girls basketball team will be arriving home in the early hours of Wednesday from Chico with a first win on their Norcal...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Mar. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2148 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers suing rail authority

Community outrage and City Council skepticism will not stop the state agency in charge of the high-speed rail project from...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 10, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 11 comments | 2086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business tax may be on November ballot

Palo Alto's plan to bolster its plummeting revenues with a new business-license tax could face the city's voters as early...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 10, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 12 comments | 2219 Views

AROUND TOWN

School heads called parents in cyberbully case

In a recent incident in which local teens "cyberbullied" a fellow Palo Alto student, school district officials said they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 10, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 14 comments | 22629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama musters campaign army for economic fight

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.1da91b565bedacc6461ea17550408182.661&show_article=1 There is nothing wrong...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Samuel, on Mar 10, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 11 comments | 1827 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible bomb closes street in Palo Alto

A suspicious-looking box chained to a pole on Fabian Way in Palo Alto has prompted police to shut down the street to traffic...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Mar 10, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 9 comments | 1986 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mixup on TheatreWorks equipment theft

Police are now saying that two police reports were filed in the case of $20,000 worth of sound equipment being stolen from...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Mar 10, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Girls Play NorCal Playoffs tonight in Chico

Gunn Girls Play NorCal Playoffs tonight!! For the Gunn Girls’ Basketball squad, long road trips might mean a 20 mile trip...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Mar. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2048 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

H. Clinton, Sec of STATE, Trash Talks USA on climate and economy

http://in.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idINTRE5251VN20090306 Hmmm... a Secretary of State is talking about how...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 10, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 4 comments | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do you realize you won't be able to record easily?

The change to digital TV means that one cannot use a VCR to easily record shows anymore (because the digital tuner box has...

Original post made by Brian on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by nat, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 1949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to cut gas rates, cut back fund transfers

Faced with pubic outrage and criticism from its own Utilities Advisory Commission (UAC), Palo Alto has scaled back plans...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:18 am | 36 comments | 3278 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford researchers applaud stem cell decision

Stanford University medical researchers are applauding the action this morning by President Barack Obama to end the ban on...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:06 am | 6 comments | 1809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harried moms need a strong dose of sharing experiences

As a parent, I appreciate occasions that recognize the day-to-day efforts involved in raising children. Such events are a...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by sahd, on Mar 10, 2009 at 7:15 am | 8 comments | 2747 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weapons, cash, drugs cars seized in raids

Numerous large-caliber assault rifles and handguns, 10 automobiles and about $200,000 in cash were seized in the massive...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by TWLL, on Mar 10, 2009 at 12:12 am | 22 comments | 2680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School heads called parents in cyberbully case

In a recent incident in which local teens "cyberbullied" a fellow Palo Alto student, school district officials said they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 2069 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's safety net: the TelePrompter

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0309/19663.html If anyone cares to see how he goes off the rails, when his teleprompter...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 35 comments | 2030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PiE gives $2.57 million to Palo Alto schools

Parent volunteers were the heroes of the hour Tuesday when they presented Palo Alto school trustees with a check for $2.57...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Congrats PIE!, on Mar 9, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 17 comments | 3257 Views
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