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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to approve $77 million to make Gunn megacampus

Word to the wise: the next time the school district wants money to upgrade the facilities, make them propose exactly what...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1915 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The iconic image of freedom in the 20th century...where is Obama?

There were many acts of individual courage in the 20th century, but this unidentified Chinese fellow is at, or near, the...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 11, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1854 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama proposes talks with " Moderate Extremists" among the Taliban

The very left wing Guardian castes doubt on the plan---- "The architect of Mr Obama's "smarter policy" is Richard Holbrooke,...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 11, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 11 comments | 1871 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bus driver recognized for heroism

It was a sunny April afternoon, the kind of day when sunlight warms the skin and relaxes the mind. School bus driver Dena...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Mar 11, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 1977 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Homeless Children: Latest Assault on Reason using our good hearts

It seems that there is a determined effort across this nation to prove that propoganda is alive and well, and to prove correct...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 11, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 1760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Thanks from Channing Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10557 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Don't Vote Without Research, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 2009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blowing in insulation - which companies do it best?

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Original post made by Susan Strain on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by ginni, on Mar 11, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 7 comments | 3177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free Talk on Children's Nutrition Tonight

Free Talk on Children's Nutrition Tonight Friends of PreSchool Family hosts a new talk in its “Parents Survive & Thrive”...

Original post made by Len Filppu on Mar. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lynne Johnson will retire as police chief

Palo Alto Police Chief Lynne Johnson will retire and leave her job Dec. 19, City Manager James Keene announced Thursday following...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by steveo, on Mar 11, 2009 at 11:30 am | 139 comments | 9868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Allows Cyber-Hate at Paly & Gunn

100+ students at Paly and Gunn participated in an "I Hate x" Facebook group directed at a fellow student. And despite a...

Original post made by PA Dad on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 11, 2009 at 10:17 am | 71 comments | 5859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Call for Nominations: Palo Alto PTA Council Honors Outstanding Service to Children

Palo Alto PTA Council Honors Outstanding Service to Children Members of Palo Alto’s PTAs, schools and community devote...

Original post made by terryg on Mar. 11, 2009
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I like Obama's proposal to standardize No Child Left Behind

I just heard ABC news "top of the hour" report: Supposedly Obama is proposing "tough national testing standards" for schools...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 11, 2009 at 2:11 am | 3 comments | 1703 Views

AROUND TOWN

March over Rent Control - March 11, 3pm

http://www.epatoday.org/events/2009/battle_over_rent_control.html Battle Over Rent Control in East Palo Alto Continues *Tenants...

Original post made by EPA Resident on Mar. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1935 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Duck causes south Palo Alto power outage

A duck that flew into a power line in south Palo Alto this morning caused an outage that affected 1,958 customers, mostly...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by sharon, on Mar 10, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 36 comments | 2673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Girls Win first game of Norcal 59-32

The girls basketball team will be arriving home in the early hours of Wednesday from Chico with a first win on their Norcal...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Mar. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers suing rail authority

Community outrage and City Council skepticism will not stop the state agency in charge of the high-speed rail project from...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 10, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 11 comments | 1969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business tax may be on November ballot

Palo Alto's plan to bolster its plummeting revenues with a new business-license tax could face the city's voters as early...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 10, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 12 comments | 2139 Views

AROUND TOWN

School heads called parents in cyberbully case

In a recent incident in which local teens "cyberbullied" a fellow Palo Alto student, school district officials said they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 10, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 14 comments | 22092 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama musters campaign army for economic fight

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.1da91b565bedacc6461ea17550408182.661&show_article=1 There is nothing wrong...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Samuel, on Mar 10, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 11 comments | 1787 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible bomb closes street in Palo Alto

A suspicious-looking box chained to a pole on Fabian Way in Palo Alto has prompted police to shut down the street to traffic...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Mar 10, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 9 comments | 1941 Views
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