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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Funding and Prop 13 and California's Education Challenge

This is a spin-off from the Star report thread. These two posts are really about the related but separate topic of California's...

Original post made by a common myth on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by a common myth, on Sep 1, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 41 comments | 3015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man, 50s, robs Palo Alto credit union

A man robbed the Provident Credit Union at 2390 El Camino Real in Palo Alto shortly after noon Saturday, Palo Alto Police...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Sep 1, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 6 comments | 1904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

So what are those light on top of traffic lights on arastradero?

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Original post made by John Walkjer on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by just thinkin', on Sep 1, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 4422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking Problems In Evergreen Park

I have been dealing w/parking issues in Evergreen park for months. A new building went up at 1795 El Camino, and the employees...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Another resident, on Sep 1, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 40 comments | 3852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JP Blanchard's mother: 'Empower our students'

The mother of a Gunn High School student who died at the Caltrain tracks in May pleaded with the school board Tuesday night...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Sep 1, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 61 comments | 8120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building a community where everyone matters

Faith leaders urge a combined effort to create a community where everyone matters and people take time to express that in...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 1, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 3 comments | 1642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain horns back to normal volume, people still whine

http://www.insidebayarea.com/sanmateocountytimes/localnews/ci_13241557...

Original post made by billy on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Sep 1, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1963 Views

AROUND TOWN

A passion for fashion

Mary Kennedy struts the catwalk in the "1930's schoolgirl" inspired outfit she designed and made during a two-week session...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Dad, on Sep 1, 2009 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 2150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Religious groups to speak on supporting teens

Following two suicides and at least one attempted suicide by Palo Alto teens last spring, local religious groups have joined...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rajiv Bhateja, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 23 comments | 2716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Workshops to address students' emotional health

Representatives from the local faith community will host a panel discussion to address how various faith teachings and practices...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Rajiv Bhateja, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:14 pm | 2 comments | 1915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital takes fresh approach to patients' meals

In the hierarchy of dreaded dinners, hospital food typically ranks somewhere around high-school cafeteria's mystery meat...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Melissa, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 6 comments | 3127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley employment lags, but salaries rise

Despite record unemployment rates, some sectors of Silicon Valley's high-tech economy continue to shine, according to a report...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Justin, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 10 comments | 2264 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Palo Alto Story Project

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 31, 2009 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 2047 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chronicle Article: Passengers Can Challenge No-Fly List by Bob Egelka

Have you seen this article yet? Article: Passengers Can Challenge No-Fly List by Bob Egelka Chronicle Staff Writer Tues....

Original post made by food for thought on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Liberty, on Aug 31, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1752 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of sirens on late Fri night / Sat AM - El Camino in Palo Alto?

Did anyone else hear lots of sirens on El Camino late Friday night / Saturday morning (like 1:30 or 2 am)? I'm trying to...

Original post made by concerned on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Aug 31, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hyatt Rickeys vs JCC

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Original post made by Paolo Rossi Altobelli on Sep. 20, 2006
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 31, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 6 comments | 4849 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Okogbaa, Browne lead Stanford women to volleyball victory

With All-American Alix Klineman taking a breather, senior middle blocker Janet Okogbaa and redshirt sophomore Stephanie Browne...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by VB Fan 2, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 2547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission turns down idea to widen Middlefield

Seeking to satisfy residents' concerns about a plan to widen Middlefield Road near Oregon Expressway, Palo Alto Planning...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:45 am | 36 comments | 2410 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park credit union robbed

An armed man robbed the Tyco Credit Union at 220 Jefferson Drive in Menlo Park Wednesday at about 3 p.m. and got away with...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Unknown, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1940 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is the Palo Alto Children's theater lossing it's gem luster?

The children's theater gained it's popularity through the spirit of the children. It was created to support the children...

Original post made by 78sun on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Miss The Old PACT, on Aug 30, 2009 at 8:33 pm | 6 comments | 2624 Views
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