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PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Role of Public Libraries in Children's Literacy Development

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Original post made by Concerned parent on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Paly, on Jan 14, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 24 comments | 2235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trying to stop bullying

Duveneck Elementary School in Palo Alto has a freshly repainted playground for games the kids play during recess. It's a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by paly reporter, on Jan 14, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 126 comments | 6068 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Could uncounted ballots affect Prop. 8?

It could depend on hanging chads, I hope the ballots are well guarded! Roughly 2.7 million ballots from Tuesday’s election...

Original post made by Anne on Nov. 8, 2008
Last comment by Paly reporter, on Jan 14, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 32 comments | 2235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stress, calendar, school size on board agenda

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Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Paly reporter, on Jan 14, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 2201 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial of doctor for illegal prescription delayed

A trial in San Mateo County Superior Court for a Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressant pills to...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Clotho, on Jan 14, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2211 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Broken Traffic Signal: City Employee refuses to have fixed

As you can read below, one of our employees has failed to do her job and get the traffic lights in Palo Alto working. As...

Original post made by Stephen Rock on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 14, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 2683 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

it's a matter of pride

WOW, proud of the rescue boat, proud of the maps I feel better alraedy, wow it's a matter of pride, begging for million...

Original post made by fireman on Jan. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2042 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

So what do you think about, THE RESCUE BOAT?

Think the POWERS to be in Palo Alto might want to get to the BOTTUM of this program? I like the part where for years...

Original post made by fireman on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 14, 2009 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1859 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto OKs compost-technology task force

Palo Alto leaders remain as split as ever over the city's composting options, but they agreed Monday night to create a new...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 14, 2009 at 8:49 am | 6 comments | 1979 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police recover counterfeit money

Palo Alto police arrested two people early Sunday morning on drug charges and ended up recovering more than $2,000 in counterfeit...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Dave Flohr, on Jan 14, 2009 at 12:37 am | 6 comments | 2096 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty in toddler shooting

Sergio Sanchez pleaded not guilty in court Monday in connection with the accidental shooting death of a 2-year-old last Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 13, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 4 comments | 1947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League juniors, Babe Ruth 13s, or both?

I am perplexed as to where to register my 13 year old baseball player for spring. There seems to be two options, but confused...

Original post made by Confused Parent on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Jan 13, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 2396 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bridge Painting/Tazer Deployment in Bol Park

Seeing that EPA recently had an issue with a previously deported ex-felon, I thought this story would go along well with...

Original post made by qq on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gennady Sheyner, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 2103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

License-plate scanners worry civil libertarians

Palo Alto police officers will soon be able to collect and store license-plate numbers from passing cars without lifting...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 1833 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks fed $$ for fiber, police, streets

Palo Alto officials have identified 10 projects that they feel stand a good chance of getting federal "stimulus" funds from...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by jardins, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 1947 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CRAWL BACK TO INDEPENDENCE

hOW IS TI THAT A PERSON AT THE BEGGINING OF HIS OR HER TURN AROUND IN LIFESTYELES,(BEING AN OK PERSON AND HONEST(W/SELF FIRST)V.R.S...

Original post made by maurice on Jan. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1936 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sea Ice Ends Year at Same Level as 1979

http://www.dailytech.com/Article.aspx?newsid=13834 Thanks to a rapid rebound in recent months, global sea ice levels now...

Original post made by Jarred on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jan 13, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 3 comments | 1751 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police search for two who robbed Le Boulanger

Menlo Park police are searching for two men in their late teens or early 20s, one armed with a knife, who robbed the Le Boulanger...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Jan 13, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 15 comments | 2127 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone had a custom handrail made lately?

I'm trying to figure out how to get an exterior handrail next to the front stairs made for my older PA home -- and to write...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, Palo Alto Weekly associate editor on Jan. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can anyone recommend a female therapist for a depressed teen?

My adult sister is going through a divorce, and her 14 year old daughter is, not surprisingly, having a very difficult (increasingly...

Original post made by Reed on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 13, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 7 comments | 2154 Views
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