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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may cut social-service grants 5 percent

Already rocked by slumping donations and surging demand for services, Palo Alto's nonprofit organizations are now facing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Save on salaries and benefits, on Apr 25, 2009 at 7:00 am | 8 comments | 2462 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Community Heroes' honored today at luncheon

Carl Guardino, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and Adrienne J. Tissier, a member of the San Mateo...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Apr 24, 2009 at 11:44 pm | 2 comments | 2081 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garbage pile at M-A is 'shock factor' on waste

Menlo-Atherton High School students are dumping trash on the campus' outside-eating area lawn because they think the "shock...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, on Apr 24, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 2164 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two teens arrested in iPod robbery attempt

Two teenagers were arrested Wednesday afternoon after they tried to rob another teenager of his iPod near the downtown Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by ned, on Apr 24, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 27 comments | 2233 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly awards $270,000 in community grants

A total of $270,000 in grants, scholarships and awards were presented Thursday evening at the Palo Alto Weekly's 15th annual...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by stephen levy, on Apr 24, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 2 comments | 2535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

BUILDING PERMITS

BUILDING PERMITS Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10233 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Joe Escobar, on Apr 24, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 4 comments | 2345 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why isn't the City Council talking about water shortfalls?

West Is Told to Expect Water Shortfalls http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/21/science/21obriver.html?partner=MYWAY Is the...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 24, 2009 at 11:04 am | 9 comments | 2083 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Tree House' development gets green light

A tree-lined development featuring 35 units for low-income residents received the green light from the city Monday night....

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by another_NIMBY, on Apr 24, 2009 at 10:35 am | 22 comments | 3993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sales Rep May Have Picked PA Math Text for Elementaries

CA Education Code states that a publisher may not "become associated with any combination in restraint of trade in instructional...

Original post made by Parent on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by math concerned, on Apr 24, 2009 at 9:47 am | 11 comments | 3058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A fight at JLS today?

One of the kids in the neighborhood said he saw "a big fight" at JLS this afternoon around 4pm. He said he saw a big group...

Original post made by Parent on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Josh, on Apr 23, 2009 at 11:05 pm | 27 comments | 2681 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condoleezza Rice personally conveyed approval to waterboard detainee in 2002

Rice played a greater role than she admitted last fall in written testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee, according...

Original post made by Dr. Ferragamo on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 7 comments | 2121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children and trees unite on Earth Day

Students at Nixon Elementary School in Palo Alto teamed with volunteers from Canopy to plant a tree at the Nixon campus in...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Stanford Parent, on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 4 comments | 1949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boy struck by car at Oregon intersection

A 7-year-old boy was hit by a car while biking across the Oregon Expressway and Louis Road intersection in Palo Alto, Sunday...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Apr 23, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 15 comments | 2160 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In 2009, what we thought we knew is upside down

The title of this post paraphrases an article by Victor Davis Hanson in today's SJ Mercury. I strongly recommend reading...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Oh, wait.....duh!, on Apr 23, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 4 comments | 1846 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Earth Day Idea: Save the Humans

Excellent essay by David Harsanyi in the Denver Post today: http://www.denverpost.com/harsanyi/ci_12193559 -------- Get...

Original post made by Jarred on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 5 comments | 2168 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newsom declares governor run in Palo Alto -- and cyberspace

Trailed by TV cameras, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom made one of his first gubernatorial campaign stops at Facebook headquarters...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Apr 23, 2009 at 11:18 am | 24 comments | 2065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

new Stanford study says CA high school graduation test discriminates against girls

According to this Stanford study, high school graduation rates for girls (of all races) has dropped much more than rates...

Original post made by Sarah on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 23, 2009 at 8:29 am | 4 comments | 1977 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

School programs unaffected by burglary

The loss of two Macintosh computers and 14 digital cameras from Gunn High School in a weekend theft will not detract from...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 23, 2009 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 2078 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted TV purchase at Fry's leads to jail

A man juggling several identities was arrested at Fry's Electronics Monday after trying to purchase two big-screen TVs using...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Dear qq, on Apr 22, 2009 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 2129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: Disaster First Responders

Original post made by Paul on Apr. 22, 2009
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