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AROUND TOWN

3.6 quake strikes near Morgan Hill

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 struck in Santa Clara County Thursday afternoon about 9 miles north of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by PANDA, on May 1, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 2126 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian 'trees vs. solar' bill passes Senate

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Original post made on Apr. 22, 2008
Last comment by Ben, on May 1, 2009 at 8:07 am | 7 comments | 2702 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: And the walls come tumbling down...

The long-abandoned California Craft and Floral building on Alma Street, near Forest Avenue, is abandoned no longer. This...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:08 pm | 7 comments | 2514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Swine Flu response

PAUSD is not doing the most basic sensible preventative measures. Instead of waiting until the flu is in our schools...

Original post made by Patricia on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 9 comments | 2004 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Boething Environmental Lecture, May 7th

2009 Boething Lecture Dan Nepstad of the Moore Foundation “Steps toward a Global Framework for Managing the Land...

Original post made by Peggy Vas Dias on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2008 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Meadow Circle Concept Plan workshop #2 Coming Up

------------EAST MEADOW CIRCLE CONCEPT PLAN WORKSHOP #2 COMING UP!------------ The second workshop for the East Meadow...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2040 Views

AROUND TOWN

permit process question

We are planning to improve our bath in ~60 yr old house in Palo Alto. It is a very small space and there really is no scope...

Original post made by homeowner on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by interested, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 9 comments | 2150 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Freeway express-lane project speeds ahead

Under a plan for State Highway 85 and U.S. Highway 101, carpool lanes will be converted into express toll lanes, allowing...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by ROB, on Apr 30, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 27 comments | 3911 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment growth slowing?

Kindergarten enrollment at Addison was down this year. No talk whatsoever of another bubble class. There was a reverse lottery...

Original post made by a d d i s o n on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 30, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four Winds, American Indian Dance at CSMA May 3

Bring the whole family to the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) on Sunday, May 3 to see this wonderful performance....

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Apr 30, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police release 'bomb-making materials' youth to parents

Police working on an investigation found bomb-making materials in an apartment in the 700 block of Arastradero Road midafternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rich, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:02 am | 88 comments | 3299 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. Gas Fields Go From Bust to Boom

WSJ----"- A massive natural-gas discovery here in northern Louisiana heralds a big shift in the nation's energy landscape....

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2070 Views

AROUND TOWN

how much does it cost to add an addition to a house?

I am just starting to consider adding an addition to my 95 year old house. I have no idea how much this kind of thing costs....

Original post made by curious on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by homeowner, on Apr 29, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 33 comments | 7354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County finds first probable case of swine flu

Local health officials have identified one probable case of swine flu in Santa Clara County. The Santa Clara County Department...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 1937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do the homeschoolers deal with math curriculum?

I would like to find out if the homeschoolers in our community use math tutors, online resources, parents, or any other ways...

Original post made by LT on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Afterschooling Math, on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 2404 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Creating good car-ma

Hitching a ride by extending a thumb by the roadside? That's so 20th century. These days, young social-networking entrepreneurs...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Alice D. Rosenfeld, on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 5044 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cablevision rolling out 101mbps Doscis 3 Service in NYC

For those hankering for fiber to the home, the Cable provider in New York City is offering 101mbps down/15mbps up service...

Original post made by Anonymous on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Apr 29, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 1984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's over -- PAUSD board voices support for Everyday Math

All five board members have spoken and the vote is clearly 3-2 in favor of Everyday Math. I've followed all the proceedings,...

Original post made by CaliforniaBear on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 3918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

American Lung Association gives Santa Clara County an "F" for air pollution

"Although there have been some improvements, the health and lives of millions of Californians are at risk because of our...

Original post made by ALA on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 2204 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barack's in the basement: Obama is less popular than Nixon and Carter

You'd never know it from the gushing adulation by the MSM, but Obama is less popular after 100 days than all but one recent...

Original post made by Jarred on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 29, 2009 at 2:35 pm | 7 comments | 2289 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Candidate Kickoff Events: Public, not just for supporters
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Weekly Candlelight Reconnection Ritual
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