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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified to get big stimulus boost

The Palo Alto Unified School District is scheduled to receive an estimated $2.8 million in additional federal funds under...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 1, 2009 at 7:35 am | 9 comments | 2093 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest kidnapping suspect

Palo Alto police, with the assistance of U.S. Marshals, yesterday arrested Angelo A. Henry, 19, of Palo Alto, in Marina,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by sriley90, on Jan 31, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 49 comments | 2652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sniffing out danger at home

Breathing indoors can be bad for your health Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10840...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by John Keusch, on Jan 31, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 3021 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents can 'scope' high-speed-rail studies

State and federal transportation officials will host three public meetings this month to discuss the environmental impacts...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Jan 31, 2009 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 1957 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning Commission approves 'Tree House'

A leafy apartment complex for low-income residents is breezing through the city's approval process. The Tree House, a tiered...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by LT, on Jan 31, 2009 at 9:09 am | 14 comments | 2407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Football player arrested on assault charges

Benjamin Kain-Williams of Atherton, football player at Menlo College, has been arrested in connection with a potentially...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jan 31, 2009 at 3:12 am | 4 comments | 2326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area 'spare the air' alert is issued

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that today is a winter "Spare the Air" day, banning residents...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by A long time resident, on Jan 30, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 3 comments | 2053 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Sheehan wins title in prestigious wrestling tourney

Just getting to the second day of the Mid Cal Invitational wrestling tournament at Gilroy High is an accomplishment. With...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Greg Stewart, on Jan 30, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 2430 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gives Alma Plaza the green light

Alma Plaza is coming. After five hours of debate, dozens of public comments, a series of convoluted proposals, a sequence...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 50 comments | 2573 Views

AROUND TOWN

ej Taylor named as new Children's Theatre assistant director

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Original post made on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 30, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 15 comments | 2672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park vintner dies in apparent suicide

The San Mateo County coroner has identified Donn Paul Reisen, 60, of Menlo Park as the man who died from an apparent self-inflicted...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 30, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 14 comments | 2269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

Parent education event Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10359 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by paly parent, on Jan 30, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 2743 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows public trust falling in Palo Alto

Palo Altans generally love their city and the array of services it provides, but they're also feeling a bit estranged from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 62 comments | 4104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Verdict in Walgreens arson case: Guilty

A jury delivered a guilty verdict this morning in U.S. District Court in San Jose against a man accused of starting a four-alarm...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 4 comments | 2245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto council to honor former police chief at Monday night meeting

From the Mercury News: On Monday, the city of Palo Alto will officially honor retired police chief Lynne Johnson for 34...

Original post made by JustMe on Jan. 30, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly vs. Gunn

We're planning on moving to PA this coming year and of course one of the factors we're considering is schools, particularly...

Original post made by Reymundo on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 30, 2009 at 9:14 am | 11 comments | 5194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto To Restructure The American Dream

Palo Alto has a job opening for an Assistant to the City Manager for Sustainability. The goal is for our city to become a...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:49 am | 13 comments | 2410 Views

SPORTS

Tips for helping the environment

The local nonprofit environmental organization Acterra offers Earth Week tips for helping to reduce greenhouse gases. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:08 am | 3 comments | 2216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto crash victim is 59-year-old woman

The woman who died when her car crashed near Foothill Expressway and Page Mill Road in Palo Alto on Friday has been identified...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by ?, on Jan 30, 2009 at 1:08 am | 3 comments | 2428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Helping Kids Thrive' program Sunday in Palo Alto

Helping parents, teachers and students deal with student stress will be the subject of a Palo Alto PTA Council program Sunday...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:16 am | 1 comment | 2996 Views
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