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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto could lose $2.43 million to state

Already facing a $10 million budget shortfall in the coming fiscal year, the City of Palo Alto may be forced to let the state...

Original post made on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on May 13, 2009 at 11:50 am | 22 comments | 2395 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

O'Connell at online 'town hall' meeting tonight

California Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell will be the featured guest at an online "town hall" meeting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by careful reader, on May 13, 2009 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 2384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Success pressure takes a toll, psychologist says

A "deep drive for perfection" in Palo Alto is taking a toll on the community's children, according to a psychologist who...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 13, 2009 at 10:06 am | 30 comments | 3545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How our kids are doing

Early this school year, I read a news story in the Palo Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10937...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by carrie manley, on May 13, 2009 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 2244 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Is water boarding really torture? Sean Hannity volunteers to find out.

Sean Hannity has volunteered to undergo water boarding to show the world that it is not really torture. This is a reality...

Original post made by Hannity on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Sean, on May 13, 2009 at 7:48 am | 12 comments | 2067 Views

RESTAURANTS

Any place to eat late at night?

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Original post made by George on Aug. 16, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:56 am | 10 comments | 12385 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is there something wrong with dining alone?

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Original post made by George on Aug. 16, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:47 am | 24 comments | 12157 Views

RESTAURANTS

Service now better at Cafe ASophia?

Is it just me, or does service seem better at Cafe Sophia? It's one of my favorite restaurants, but service has always been...

Original post made by DineWithoutWhine on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:36 am | 7 comments | 3625 Views

MOVIES

Star Trek

It was a fun movie. Definitely not excellent, but exciting in a few spots and humorous. And I'm glad I saw it on a big...

Original post made by Sarah on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:15 am | 1 comment | 4423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike to work day on Thirsday

For anyone that is interested Thursday is bike to work day More info can be found here http://btwd.bayareabikes.org/ Enjoy....

Original post made by RS on May. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2135 Views

SPORTS

A grand week for Milleville earns him Pac-10 baseball honor

Stanford senior first baseman Brent Milleville made it easy with a fertile offensive display the past few days: he was named...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Real Baseball Intelligence, on May 12, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 2310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto priorities: economy, environment, engagement

Times may be changing, but Palo Alto's top priorities will remain virtually the same in 2009, with some "common good" thrown...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by under a bush, on May 12, 2009 at 2:05 pm | 18 comments | 2428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council to select new Art Commission members

Four applicants for the Palo Alto Public Art Commission will be selected by the City Council Monday night to serve three...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 12, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1806 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 38, charged with Palo Alto robberies

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has charged a 38-year-old man with a string of robberies between September...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Citizen, on May 12, 2009 at 8:23 am | 5 comments | 2159 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed-rail official pushes back

Rod Diridon, a leading proponent of high-speed rail in California, this week urged Peninsula communities to be patient and...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by ellieg, on May 12, 2009 at 1:27 am | 21 comments | 2471 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who will lead Foothill and De Anza colleges?

With Martha Kanter soon departing to become U.S. Undersecretary of Education, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Iwonder, on May 11, 2009 at 11:17 pm | 3 comments | 2079 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters offer to help close budget gap

The president of the Palo Alto Professional Firefighters Union has offered to save the cash-strapped City of Palo Alto $700,000...

Original post made on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mel, on May 11, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 22 comments | 2678 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Shopping Center cuts week-night hours

In a "seasonal trial period," Stanford Shopping Center last month moved the week-night closing time of the mall's small shops...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 11, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 4 comments | 2205 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain unveils plan to stop weekend service, raise fares, add $1 bike fee

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_12318079...

Original post made by Greg on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 11, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 44 comments | 3010 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dragged out of Menlo council meeting

A roomful of spectators looked on as police officers dragged a longtime Menlo Park resident out of the council chambers at...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Throwemout Carol, on May 11, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 15 comments | 2068 Views
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