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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 | 2205 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 | 2124 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 | 8307 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Freddie Mac CFO suicide

David Kellerman hanged himself, today. That is a personal family tragedy, but is it possibly more? What are the problems...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 25, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2029 Views

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 | 2165 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 | 3995 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 | 3059 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
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