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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Math and suicide topics

Here on Town Square we have three topics that are getting the most hits. We have had two suicides on our tracks from different...

Original post made by Resident on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn, M-A boys open CCS tennis with wins

The Gunn boys' tennis team entered the Central Coast Section Team Tournament with the worst record of all the teams entered,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Angry_Russian, on May 7, 2009 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 2097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park calls in a pro for May Fete

It's a problem faced by many neighborhood groups despite the best-laid plans: volunteer fatigue. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by iwd, on May 7, 2009 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 2262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs grand plans for Paly, Gunn

Despite warnings from some residents that they were acting hastily, Palo Alto school trustees Tuesday approved rough master...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on May 7, 2009 at 9:27 am | 13 comments | 3854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Tough choices' ahead on school boundaries

Palo Alto school trustees offered guidance Tuesday morning on "tough choices" tradeoffs involved in carving out an attendance...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 7, 2009 at 2:14 am | 85 comments | 3828 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arlen Specter will switch his party affiliation

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by food for fhought, on May 6, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 59 comments | 2415 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Milpitas man, 36, died in Page Mill Road crash

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Original post made on Jul. 5, 2008
Last comment by Missing You, on May 6, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 14 comments | 4253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In California, Bad Teachers Just Can't Be Fired

I really think we should all be aware of what our kids could be facing, yes, even here in Palo Alto. This is six pages...

Original post made by Scared for our Kids on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on May 6, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 28 comments | 3217 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council bans plastic bags at grocery stores

Despite a threatened lawsuit and opposition from area grocers, the Palo Alto City Council Monday night voted to ban plastic...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by earthmom, on May 6, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 72 comments | 4374 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condi Rice to student "No, no dear, you're wrong. Alright. You're wrong. We did not torture anyone."

Condi thought she'd just hang at the dorms at Stanford and then the students got all mean and asked her about torture 'n'...

Original post made by Dr. Ferragamo on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 6, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 54 comments | 4344 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV overturns at Page Mill Road and I-280

An off-ramp from Interstate Highway 280 in Los Altos reopened just before 8 a.m. today after a sport utility vehicle rolled...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on May 6, 2009 at 8:48 pm | 9 comments | 2667 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alert citizen tracks 'Peeping Tom,' calls cops

A 50-year-old Palo Alto man was arrested Monday night for peeping in people's windows from their Evergreen and College Terrace...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by ronald tinseth, on May 6, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 15 comments | 4051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support Gunn Robotics and Laugh Till Your Sides Split

Are you having the blues and looking to feel better about life? Here's the perfect opportunity: - Support the award-winning...

Original post made by Rajiv Bhateja on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 6, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minor quake, 2.0, strikes near Los Altos

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0 struck about 3 miles south of Los...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Quarry, on May 6, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

General David Petraeus: we have two weeks to save Pakistan from Taliban

UK Telegraph--- While we are distracted by Bidens Pandemic, a $400,000 vanity fly by of NY and the SCOTUS necropolis. We...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 6, 2009 at 11:54 am | 33 comments | 2408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Announcer speaks out on evils of 'human trafficking'

March Madness has come and gone, and my vocal cords are resting from my role as the Stanford women's basketball stadium announcer....

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on May 5, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 6 comments | 7585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High announces student's death, with sadness

Gunn High School Principal Noreen Likens announces student's death, expresses condolences and lists resources to help in...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on May 5, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 4 comments | 2881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

another scandal for Miss California

People who want to be Christian leaders shouldn't pose for nude photos. http://cnnwire.blogs.cnn.com/2009/05/05/topless-photo-could-cost-prejean-pageant-crown/...

Original post made by bristol on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 5, 2009 at 7:08 pm | 16 comments | 2537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Investigation into Garth Li's death

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Original post made by A Palo Alto parent on Aug. 1, 2006
Last comment by ex gunn student, on May 5, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 14 comments | 8972 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health officials gear up for swine flu

Even as state and county public-health departments unveil daily counts of people who've come down with the potentially deadly...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Surgeon General, on May 5, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 2166 Views
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