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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Swine flu forces 14 school closures in Bay Area

Reports of probable and confirmed cases of swine flu have closed at least 14 schools across the Bay Area as educators and...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by mm mm mm, on May 5, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 2455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine flu spreads, causing school closures

Health officials are continuing to test Bay Area residents for swine flu today (Thursday) as more suspected and confirmed...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Statistics and Risk, on May 5, 2009 at 11:29 am | 118 comments | 6587 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Decision on College Terrace draws ire

Even after promising to subsidize a beloved neighborhood grocery store, developers of the proposed College Terrace Centre...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by mj, on May 5, 2009 at 11:27 am | 52 comments | 3646 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another suicide, same place

Caltrain Twitter reports another fatality north of San Antonio. What the heck is going on?...

Original post made by Dave on May. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2146 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man badly beaten outside Palo Alto restaurant

Palo Alto police are working to identify four men who beat another man unconscious outside a downtown restaurant early Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by GinaB, on May 5, 2009 at 2:38 am | 59 comments | 3554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility rate increases are not a "done deal"

Increases in utility rates are not a "done deal" even if the media and city council want you to believe that they are. We...

Original post made by Resident on May. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2001 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Overturned truck forces closure on Highway 101

All lanes of northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Redwood City have been reopened following a two-hour closure this morning caused...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by MidtownMom, on May 4, 2009 at 10:40 pm | 4 comments | 2262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Verde: Thank You Mr. Garcia

The school year is coming to an end - it will mark a year since Mr. Garcia came in as a Principal at Palo Verde .. Like...

Original post made by Palo Verde Family on May. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1856 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County fails air-pollution report

Santa Clara County received failing grades in both smog and short-term particle air-pollution levels, according to the 10th...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 4, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 24 comments | 3381 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans deep cuts to close budget gap

Faced with a $10 million budget shortfall in 2010, City Manager James Keene is proposing to trim employee compensation, delay...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 4, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 23 comments | 2996 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Utility Rates

It takes some plowing through - all those pages of numbers, etc. But hidden on the page listing " All Special Item Charges"...

Original post made by Kate on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 4, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 8 comments | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Father John Duryea dies at 88

Father John Duryea, who was excommunicated in 1976 after a third of a century as a Catholic priest -- much of it serving...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 4, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 2156 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

12 Amazing Shipping Container Home Designs

http://green.yahoo.com/blog/daily_green_news/8/twelve-amazing-shipping-container-houses.html This is inspirational architecture....

Original post made by Sun and Sand on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by George, on May 4, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 6 comments | 2211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Life without a car

What are the pros and cons of getting rid of your car? Fifteen months ago, Palo Alto teacher Christina Nosek sat down to...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on May 4, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 9 comments | 3349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooting suspects plead not guilty

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Original post made on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by LAYNA MOTULIKI, on May 4, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 3 comments | 3988 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bol Bark Explosion

Fire and Police are responding to two large explosions in Bol Park. PAPD is responding code 3. Smoke and fire can be seen...

Original post made by qq on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 4, 2009 at 11:54 am | 15 comments | 3847 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SPORTS: Stanford softball sweeps into first-place tie

Senior pitcher Missy Penna pitched a one-hitter and struck out 13 as the Stanford softball team completed a sweep of its...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by davidctoneill@yahoo.com, on May 4, 2009 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2632 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Culture Quiz

Oh, Palo Alto, Sophisticated, educated, multi-cultural. Here's a one question quiz to see just how broad your horizons...

Original post made by Outside Observer on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 9 comments | 1967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, water-supply agreement

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to hold a joint meeting with the Utilities Advisory Commission to discuss the new...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Duh, on May 3, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 2255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD budget cuts

Does anyone have any real information about the 2009-2010 School Budget cuts and how they will affect class sizes at the...

Original post made by pausd parent on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 3, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 6 comments | 2227 Views
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