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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials: Budget crisis will hit deep, hurt bad

Grim, dire, unprecedented, catastrophic, devastating. Officials from school districts and cities, counties, special districts...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by City Employee, on May 27, 2009 at 11:32 am | 31 comments | 2451 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California in an 'unprecedented' fiscal crisis

"It's grim. There's no other word for it," State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, summed up the economic catastrophe California...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 27, 2009 at 10:49 am | 30 comments | 9936 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Help East Palo Alto youth get that first job, connect with caring adults, and build their future!

East Palo Alto's Sponsored Employment Program A first job means so many things for a young person. But in East Palo Alto...

Original post made by Michael Levin on May. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1922 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County: Reassessment firms trick homeowners

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Original post made on Apr. 21, 2008
Last comment by Ryan, on May 27, 2009 at 1:58 am | 2 comments | 3336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building a city, one block at a time

Xander Hughes, a third-grader with a knack for engineering and constructing elaborate Lego structures, is one of 48 elementary-school...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Parent Alum, on May 27, 2009 at 12:10 am | 3 comments | 1878 Views

SPORTS

Menlo rolls to NorCal tennis championship

It should have been an exciting time for members of the Menlo School boys' tennis team, when they wrapped up the program's...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Glen Pritzker, on May 26, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 6 comments | 2565 Views

SPORTS

Stanford lacrosse players honored

Stanford junior midfielder Lauren Schmidt earned a pair of awards over the weekend as part of the Women's National Championships...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen Mountain View police car found

A Mountain View Police Department patrol car that was stolen at a concert Friday night after an officer left his keys inside...

Original post made on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 26, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 42 comments | 3545 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Garbage Containers/Composting

As a board member and resident of a large condo complex in Palo Alto, I was wondering if anyone else has recently discovered...

Original post made by Peter Williams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by apartment manager, on May 26, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial Day?

Stolen police cars, stimulus money, and new golf fees ... but where are the stories about Memorial Day? ...

Original post made by BP on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Norm, on May 26, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 1981 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mansions of the Lord : Mansions of the Lord

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Original post made by Jane on May. 25, 2008
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on May 26, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 10 comments | 2586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary science

I have to admit that I haven't paid a lot of attention to the PAUSD science curriculum. I remember something about balls...

Original post made by CA on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 26, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 5 comments | 1893 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama Is Outsourcing Torture

In their haste to fall over themselves in praising the Obama administrationís decision to close Guantanamo and CIA secret...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 26, 2009 at 6:35 am | 8 comments | 1963 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gunn High School -- Class of 2007

Gunn High School Class of 2007 Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=5222 posted...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google's Page plans 6,000 sf Palo Alto home

Try Googling Google Co-founder Larry Page and you won't find out much -- certainly not about what he's got in mind for his...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 26, 2009 at 12:52 am | 71 comments | 9846 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAUSD - new online registration

I received 3 letters from PAUSD informing me of their new online registration process for each of my continuing students....

Original post made by Parent on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on May 25, 2009 at 8:24 pm | 10 comments | 2000 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and modern humor

Help me out here, folks. Is this President really emblematic of today's sense of humor? Was it really acceptable to...

Original post made by Perspective on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by bru, on May 25, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 16 comments | 1953 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly 'truancy' rates shoot above state average

Almost 70 percent of students at Palo Alto High School are technically "truants," according to research from the California...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by David, on May 25, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 2142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cheney's speech contained omissions, misstatements

WASHINGTON ó Former Vice President Dick Cheney's defense Thursday of the Bush administration's policies for interrogating...

Original post made by Wow, I Never Would Have Guessed! on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 25, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 38 comments | 2132 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Climate-Industrial Complex

WSJhttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB124286145192740987.html "Some business leaders are cozying up with politicians and...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 25, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 17 comments | 2116 Views
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