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AROUND TOWN

City Wide Yard Sale - Zero Waste

I contributed to a friend's yard sale at the Sunnyvale city wide event last weekend because she was collecting money for...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1696 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Prop. 1E is a direct assault on mental health of young Californians

For the past four years, following the death in 2004 of our son Adam, we as a couple have tried to improve California's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by stephen levy, on Apr 28, 2009 at 7:10 am | 6 comments | 2052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what do you think of palo alto childrens theaters new approch?

New audition process, Times for tech dresses, etc... ...

Original post made by palo alto resident on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Subsidy squandered, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:37 am | 9 comments | 1877 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

District Attorney launches anti-gang campaign

The Santa Clara County District Attorney announced Thursday that her office is blanketing the county with an ad campaign...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by lorenzo, on Apr 28, 2009 at 1:19 am | 6 comments | 1894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Egging leads to broken hip for 87-year-old grandfather

Our home has been the target of teenage boys throwing eggs. Most recently on Friday night we heard the pop of eggs hitting...

Original post made by Prank Victim on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by ellie gioumousis, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:38 am | 28 comments | 3417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford study criticizes high school exit exam

California's three-year-old high school exit exam has failed to meet the goal of significantly increasing student achievement,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Student, on Apr 27, 2009 at 11:09 pm | 17 comments | 3135 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to consider Styrofoam ban tonight

Having already banned plastic bags from grocery stores, Palo Alto is now targeting another common food-storage pollutant:...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mireya, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:40 pm | 15 comments | 2525 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How waterboarding protected us, specifically

http://www.cnsnews.com/public/content/article.aspx?RsrcID=46949 I have argued many times about how waterboarding is effective....

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 68 comments | 2313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools' Laurence takes top San Mateo post

Scott Laurence will leave the Palo Alto School District after 23 years to become superintendent of the San Mateo Union High...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Apr 27, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 21 comments | 928 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wildhorse Valley Rescuse

In case anyone was expecting someone after lunch and they didn't show, a woman has been stuck down a sixty foot ravine at...

Original post made by qq on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 27, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 1893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PÁNICO, US declares public health emergency.

Officials recommended planning for potential U.S. school closures and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said the...

Original post made by PÁNICO,US declares on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 27, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 1855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Auditors sought for school-bond project

The citizens committee charged with tracking spending of the $378 million Palo Alto school bond that voters approved last...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 27, 2009 at 10:56 am | 4 comments | 2269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sign Palo Alto Math Textbooks Petition

If you unhappy about PAUSD's choice of math program and its reliance on calculators, please sign petition: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/PaloAltoMathTextbooks/...

Original post made by Ada on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 27, 2009 at 10:08 am | 42 comments | 3289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Last Chance to Write to Board About Everyday Math

The PAUSD School Board votes tomorrow (4/28) on whether to adopt Everyday Math or wait a year and evaluate other math programs. The...

Original post made by Type Now, Right Now on Apr. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

You can review texts for Spanish classes until this Friday

A committee of teachers, students, and parents is currently reviewing sets of Spanish (Levels 1 and 2) materials that have...

Original post made by Here Ye on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Here Ye, on Apr 27, 2009 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1933 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to stop laughing?

How does one stop from laughing at inappropriate times? ...

Original post made by Hyena on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 27, 2009 at 4:35 am | 2 comments | 1930 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City seeks 'urban experience' from Stanford hospitals

Stanford University's recent decision to scrap plans to enlarge Stanford Shopping Center and to focus on expanding its hospital...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Its the economy stupid, on Apr 27, 2009 at 12:30 am | 27 comments | 3424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Greenlight film festival hits Palo Alto Thursday

On April 16, the 4th annual Greenlight Earth Day Film Festival will honor filmmakers who have urged viewers to "get reel"...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 26, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 1982 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto woman indicted by grand jury

A federal grand jury in San Francisco on Thursday indicted a woman who was arrested during multiple raids in the Bay Area...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Grizz, on Apr 26, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 5 comments | 1958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School stakeholders clash over math

Palo Alto school board members Tuesday struggled to find common ground between district staff's enthusiastic support of a...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 25, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 142 comments | 7767 Views
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