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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by maguro_01, on Oct 3, 2009 at 6:31 am | 27 comments | 2651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Aging Palo Alto school facilities compared

I moved here from Europe and was shocked to see how delapidated the school facilities are in Palo Alto. It is one of the...

Original post made by Marta on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 3, 2009 at 1:57 am | 27 comments | 2222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto man identified as plane crash victim

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Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Tracy Burton, on Oct 3, 2009 at 12:56 am | 16 comments | 3927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto boosts outreach effort on high-speed rail

Palo Alto is planning a series of events to raise awareness about the proposed high-speed rail system even as the state Rail...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 2, 2009 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 1889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wonderful Moonlight Walk !

Our family enjoys this walk year after year .. thanks for organizing !...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Oct. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1746 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board of Contributors: Did Palo Alto fail to see the sky for the trees?

If you listen to town chatter or scan the local press, you might think no one in Palo Alto appreciates the clearcutting of...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Darwin, on Oct 2, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 2323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Citizens want lead in California Ave. tree selection

Not waiting for the city to direct the California Avenue tree selection, an ad hoc group of residents took the initiative...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 50 comments | 9350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown explosion, fire draws extra help

A reported explosion in an Eichler home at 452 Maureen Ave. had firefighters out in force today. The affected area was in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Suwen, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 97 comments | 5736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Evalucation at JLS today?

Did something happen at JLS today or were classes evacuated for a fire drill? ...

Original post made by JLS parent on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Another JLS parent, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 2 comments | 1885 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Kohl's in Mountain View

The new Kohl's opened today with few parking spots in the vicinity and long lines at the checkout. Many customers appeared...

Original post made by Shopper on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Overcharging, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments | 2196 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fisherman Schools Hannity on CA Water Problems

Hannity blamed the high unemployment rate in the San Joaquin Valley on the lack of water for farmers, and blamed that solely...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 2, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 19 comments | 2731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers energize building plans at Gunn, Paly

Teachers brought their passions to the Palo Alto school board Tuesday night, presenting the thinking behind major renovations...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Student, on Oct 2, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 2296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian attends summit on distracted driving

State Sen. Joe Simitian -- the lawmaker responsible for California's "hands-free" cell phone law -- is one of about 200 people...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by waste of a lawmaker, on Oct 2, 2009 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 2006 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested after attacking taxi driver

Palo Alto police arrested a 31-year-old man Saturday afternoon after he allegedly tried to choke a cab driver following a...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Miguel Carlson, on Oct 2, 2009 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 2579 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City halts work on Cal Ave tree planting and streetscape plan pending public meetings

Just discovered a press release posted yesterday on the City web site, following up on the City Manager's remarks at the...

Original post made by friend of trees and Cal Ave on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mama, on Oct 2, 2009 at 8:09 am | 15 comments | 2098 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Hoover Stanford University Budget Cuts

As an anonymous faculty member I would like to raise the issue of Budget Cuts at Stanford. Firstly I think that the current...

Original post made by Bea on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Agree, on Oct 2, 2009 at 8:07 am | 8 comments | 1852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Alcohol and drugs in high school, then and now

I am a native Palo Altan — a Paly graduate, class of '64. My husband and I raised two boys who also graduated from...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Barbara Slone, on Oct 1, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 7 comments | 2660 Views

SPORTS

Gunn just special enough for a 25-20 football victory

Despite having played three games and with its SCVAL El Camino Division opener just a week away, there's still plenty to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Wife of the photographer, on Oct 1, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 2318 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

College Students Raise Awareness of Situations in Uganda

LeHigh University has just welcomed a new club to campus, Schools 4 Schools. Schools 4 Schools, run by young volunteers,...

Original post made by james on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Any USA Equivalent?, on Oct 1, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1928 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials: Wood-burning grill sparked Evvia fire

A two-alarm fire at Evvia Estiatorio in downtown Palo Alto Thursday erupted when a flame above the restaurant's wood-fired...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 1, 2009 at 10:15 am | 6 comments | 2266 Views
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