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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

E. Coli fears prompt cookie dough recall

How many more thousands have to die, how many millions every year become ill because the LibLudds have opposed irradiation...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:59 pm | 16 comments | 2226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood schools trim budget by $5 million

Responding to the statewide fiscal crisis, board members of East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District Thursday night...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 26, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 2228 Views

SPORTS

It was yet another successful athletic year for Stanford

Our soundtrack for this year's version of Stanford's march to another NACDA Director's Cup begins with a few strands of Free's...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stuart Berman, on Jun 26, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2575 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The facts about the "Public Health Option" plan...

http://publicplanfacts.org/ Nice site above chock full of more facts than are coming out of ABC's promotion of..sorry,...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 1871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to focus on youth depression tonight

A free parent-education session on child and adolescent depressive disorders will take place at Lucile Packard Children's...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by out of work for too long, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 2257 Views

SPORTS

Hoffman and Ball advance in NorCal Junior Sectionals

The top nine seeds, including top-seeded Daniel Hoffman of Atherton and sixth-seeded Jamin Ball of Palo Alto, survived into...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nick, on Jun 26, 2009 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 2997 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another holy-than-thou is caught

looks like another "holier-than-thou" politician was caught with his pants down: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0609/23813.html Ensign...

Original post made by svatoid on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 26, 2009 at 7:38 am | 28 comments | 2617 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stolen Walter Hays school computer recovered, man arrested

A $2,000 computer stolen from Walter Hays Elementary School in a burglary on the first weekend in June has been recovered...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jun 26, 2009 at 6:10 am | 24 comments | 2403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kanter to speak in Palo Alto Friday on U.S. education

Martha Kanter, the nominee for U.S. undersecretary of education, will give a talk on education issues Friday at Hewlett Packard...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mo Geraghty, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts for employee-count business tax

Palo Alto's quest to put a new business tax on the November ballot took a big step toward reality Monday night when a split...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Vote "No", on Jun 25, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 14 comments | 2958 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congrats to Obama and H. Clinton for doing the right thing about Iran

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090613/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/us_us_iran I am pleased to announce that Pres Obama and Sec of State...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 26 comments | 2002 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth City Tournament all set

The field is set for the four-team Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-Under City Tournament, which gets under way Friday at Baylands...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Babe Ruth, on Jun 25, 2009 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 2183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl hurt in Saturday-morning bike/van collision

Channing Avenue in Palo Alto was closed for several hours Saturday morning when a 10-year-old girl reportedly swerved out...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by not always the cars fault, on Jun 24, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 43 comments | 2354 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man hit by car at Page Mill Road in Palo Alto

A 50-year-old man was transported to Stanford Hospital with a head injury after being struck by a vehicle in Palo Alto this...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by O'Rianne, on Jun 24, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 13 comments | 2534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pat Briggs takes a bow, earns ovation

Pat Briggs, who directed the Palo Alto Children's Theatre for nearly half century and retired last year after a botched police...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Barbara Slone, on Jun 24, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 20 comments | 2433 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Carjacking leads to high-speed chase in EPA

Authorities are searching for at least two men who were involved in a carjacking in East Palo Alto, which led to a high-speed...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by To What, on Jun 24, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 10 comments | 2174 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto cops pluck $15 million in pot plants

Palo Alto Police SWAT officers and the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Marijuana Eradication Team removed approximately 5,500...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 32 comments | 3122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town reaches compromise on Jackling house

The Woodside Town Council on a 5-2 vote Tuesday night granted a conditional demolition permit to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by It's Pat, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2165 Views

SPORTS

Stanford boys earn six berths for JO water polo tournament

Eight age-group boys' teams from the Stanford Water Polo Club took the various pools last weekend with the goal of qualifying...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by DadOfTwoPlayers, on Jun 24, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 3025 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest man for auto theft

Palo Alto police officers recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested East Palo Alto resident Luis Cabrera, 27, on multiple charges...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by 50 years in midtown, on Jun 24, 2009 at 1:07 pm | 2 comments | 2078 Views
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