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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police raise funds for Special Olympics

Volunteers from the Palo Alto Police Department are raising funds and awareness to aid the Special Olympics of Northern California...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 2244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Flaws in school-improvement planning process jeopardize outcomes

In these difficult economic times, our Palo Alto Unified School District is in the enviable position of having $378 million...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 80 comments | 6349 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Head scratching math with Medicare cuts paying for Health Care Reform??

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20090614/D98Q5L4O0.html I honestly thought I had heard wrong on the radio the other day,...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Irene Sharp Concert at CSMA on June 25 (NOT June 22)!

The concert with Irene Sharp (Cello) and Steven Lightburn (piano) is on Thursday, June 25 at 7 pm at the Community School...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Jun. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto high schools drop in latest Newsweek rankings

http://www.newsweek.com/id/201160/?s=&q=2009/rank/1 The latest Newsweek high school rankings just came out. Although...

Original post made by Concerned parent on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Apples to apples, on Jun 16, 2009 at 9:15 am | 65 comments | 4367 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Hall: Top Gun Chili not invited to 2009 Chili Cookoff

We've just received word that the team who the citizens of Palo Alto democratically elected to receive the 2008 Best Spirit...

Original post made by Koa on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by imho, on Jun 15, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 10 comments | 2745 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

If you're not running for Palo Alto's City Council, why not?

Even though it seems to many of us that we just had an election, "election season" in Palo Alto is quickly approaching --...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 15, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 9 comments | 2838 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose police regroup after failed search

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Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Adam, on Jun 15, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 12 comments | 2486 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Koloto, Lee plead not guilty to City Hall shooting

Otto Emil Koloto, the alleged shooter in an armed robbery-homicide that killed a 27-year-old man outside Palo Alto City Hall...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two More Threatened Suicides By Train

None of the newspapers picked up on the two threatened suicides this last weekend. The first was a male on Friday night,...

Original post made by RC on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 15, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 2198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man pleads no contest in death of EPA toddler

A 34-year-old man pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court Wednesday to illegally storing a firearm a 12-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Another mom, on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1935 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police release sketch of 'interrupted burglar'

Palo Alto police have released a sketch and partial license plate number of a burglar who was interrupted in mid-burglary...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by PASTEVE, on Jun 15, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer. That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by agree with scdb, on Jun 15, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 2031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council to adopt 2010 budget tonight

Palo Alto's proposals to cut programs, raise fees and eliminate about 20 positions to close a $10 million budget gap will...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 15, 2009 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, cops mobilize to guard rail tracks

More than 100 Gunn High School students are mobilizing to patrol rail crossings in Palo Alto after the recent suicides of...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Misha, on Jun 14, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 25 comments | 2362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Error in PA's capital budget

Palo Alto just released its proposed capital expenditure budget. The finance Committee which prided itself on its thorough...

Original post made by concerned resident on Jun. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1929 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

were Chinese immigrants persecuted by California?

State Assemblyman Paul Fong says Chinese immigrants "faced discriminatory laws that prevented them from marrying or owning...

Original post made by Paul on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 14, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 10 comments | 2316 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Even the SF Chronicle is learning to report "the rest of the story"!

Noticed 2 things in reading the Chronicle today. One: They now carry Victor Davis Hanson, an historian I admire greatly,...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 14, 2009 at 1:26 pm | 4 comments | 1771 Views

SPORTS

Perfect finish for Palo Alto Little League champ

Despite falling behind 4-1, Alhouse King never doubted it would come back to win Saturday's Palo Alto Little League City...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Patrick J. McEvoy, on Jun 14, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 2734 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman joins Palo Alto City Council race

Planning and Transportation Commissioner Karen Holman will be seeking a seat on the City Council in November. Holman, who...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 14, 2009 at 9:37 am | 14 comments | 2150 Views
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