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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools prepare for a 'flat' budget year

Palo Alto schools will get a less than 1 percent increase in their budgets next year under an "aggressively conservative"...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 8 comments | 2298 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

One New Convert to Islam killed, one injured, but Military Recruiter in Mosque in Arkansas

Read story here: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/us_world/2009/06/02/2009-06-02_1_soldier_killed_by_muslim_in_arkansas.html Oh,...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 11 comments | 1789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Oaks open season with a sweep

The Palo Alto Oaks opened their semipro baseball season Sunday by sweeping the visiting San Jose Baysox, 10-5 and 16-0,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Solon, on Jun 2, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 1988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly junior wins state debating championship

Palo Alto High School junior Avi Arfin earned the title of State Champion in the California High School Speech Association...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Nirvair Singh, on Jun 2, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 31 comments | 2806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police arrest suspected auto burglars

Palo Alto police, following a tip from a resident, have arrested two men in connection with a series of auto burglaries in...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by ms.a., on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 17 comments | 2075 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama may speak at mosque in Cairo - will he cover the word Allah in the mosque?

Obama's handlers went to great effort to cover the letters IHS, symbolizing Jesus when he spoke at Georgetown University....

Original post made by George on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 2, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 7 comments | 1919 Views

AROUND TOWN

"2009 Songwriter of the Year," Jeffrey Halford and the Healers -- Performing at Little Fox Theater in Redwood City -- Saturday, June 13

(REDWOOD CITY, CA) ā€“ Acclaimed Americana ā€˜nā€™ Blues, singer/songwriter/guitarist Jeffrey Halford & The Healers has been...

Original post made by Publiciteeguy on Jun. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1892 Views

RESTAURANTS

Noisy restaurants boo!

It's gotten so bad that I hesitate to go someplace I haven't been before. Recently I've had dinner at several places where...

Original post made by Restaurant customer on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 2, 2009 at 3:27 am | 13 comments | 3513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Savage withdraws from Palo Alto council race

Daryl Savage, chair of the Palo Alto Human Relations Commission, announced Monday she will not be seeking a seat on the City...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Don't know her, on Jun 2, 2009 at 2:20 am | 2 comments | 2393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit: Flaws in Children's Theatre investigation

Lax recordkeeping, careless police work and convoluted relationships between top Palo Alto officials and Children's Theatre...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jun 2, 2009 at 12:57 am | 11 comments | 2168 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest man for cleaver attack on California Avenue

Police have arrested the man suspected of attacking a fellow restaurant employee with a cleaver on California Avenue in Palo...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jun 1, 2009 at 11:40 pm | 32 comments | 2354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto council resets public safety building

A discussion of the fate of the ill-fated "public safety building" in Palo Alto was suspended until June 1 by the City Council...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by bikes2work, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 2 comments | 2192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Economy's silver lining: Lower bids for Palo Alto

The deepening recession may be walloping Palo Alto's revenues and threatening its services, but it is also allowing city...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 1987 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail draws a crowd to Atherton

How do you pack the room at the annual Atherton Civic Interest League meeting? Put a discussion of the California High Speed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Jun 1, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 9 comments | 2223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

imposed tough restrictions on the use of tap water, local officials said.

Drought-hit LA, San Diego impose water ban Published: Monday June 1, 2009 Hit by a severe drought for the third year...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1897 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain to back Meg Whitman for California governor

The stage at an Orange County rally where she is scheduled to appear Friday has been draped with oversized banners with...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 1, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 18 comments | 2321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Susan Charles of Ohlone to retire in June

Susan Charles, the popular principal of Ohlone and one of the Palo Alto school district's most experienced leaders, will...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 31, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 34 comments | 3986 Views

AROUND TOWN

how pure is palo alto tap water?

Is there anyplace I can see an analysis of our tap water? Is it worth it or recommended to buy one of those water filter...

Original post made by water drinker on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by thirsty, on May 31, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 2996 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget cuts threaten schools-officer job

The Palo Alto Police Department stands to lose a records specialist, a school-resource technician and a volunteer coordinator...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 31, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 3 comments | 2146 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Some kind of Fire in South Palo Alto this afternoon?

Anybody know where the fire is? The smoke is pretty thick. I just saw a firetruck going slow speed down the street - looks...

Original post made by Parent on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by PV Parent, on May 30, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 8 comments | 2264 Views
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