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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tunnels to be considered for high-speed rail

As Palo Altans continue to define their love-hate relationship with the high-speed rail project, residents and city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Feb 23, 2009 at 5:33 pm | 12 comments | 2316 Views

AROUND TOWN

When you're given $30 billion, 'First you cry'

What do you do when someone gives you a gift of $30 billion? First you cry, Patty Stonesifer, former CEO of the Bill & Melinda...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Michael Wright, on Feb 23, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 26 comments | 3087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Girls Win CCS Quarterfinal 2-1 over Gilroy

The Gunn Varsity Girls soccer team continued their CCS success, defeating Gilroy 2-1 in a CCS quarterfinal Saturday night....

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2449 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Condoleezza Rice signs $2.5 million book deal

Former U.S. Secretary of State -- and former Stanford University provost -- Condoleeezza Rice has agreed to a three-book...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 23, 2009 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 2185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

She spells alone

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Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Victor, on Feb 22, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 10 comments | 3736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD vs. private for elementary school

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Original post made by rp on Jul. 9, 2008
Last comment by Difficult Choice, on Feb 22, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 25 comments | 3136 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why did the D.C. economy boom in the 30s,... and now?

http://realestate.yahoo.com/promo/while-new-york-bleeds-washington-thrives.html Above is an article about how well DC...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 22, 2009 at 8:49 pm | 6 comments | 1792 Views

SPORTS

Duck(s)! Here comes another Stanford loss!

The University of Oregon men's basketball team snapped a 14-game conference losing streak with a 68-60 home win over Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Feb 22, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 2400 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls seek redemption in CCS soccer

It's a new postseason for the Palo Alto girls' soccer team. More important, it's a new division. And that, perhaps, could...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Brown-Dean, on Feb 22, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 2407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transfer Tax to Fund Schools?

Given how our housing values are tied to the quality of our schools, shouldn't we insist on a transfer tax for all this new...

Original post made by PA Parent on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 22, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 51 comments | 3589 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

7th grade girl reportedly hit by car near Jordan

A female 7th grade Jordan Middle School student reportedly crashed into a car while riding her bike to school shortly after...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Maggie, on Feb 22, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 36 comments | 2374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council, negotiation discussion for city-wide broadband system

The City Council plans to hold a special meeting to discuss negotiations for a city-wide high-speed broadband system. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 22, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 10 comments | 2749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto to get one, maybe two new high schools

In a mere 24 hours this week, East Palo Alto went from having no permanently housed high school to likely getting two. Voters...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 22, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 5 comments | 2320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tenants lash out against police investigation

A group of East Palo Alto tenants are protesting a recent Palo Alto Police Department investigation of a leading tenant activist...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by put put boogie, on Feb 22, 2009 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 3169 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View apartment fire quickly controlled

Firefighters in Mountain View quickly extinguished a two-alarm blaze at a multi-unit townhouse and apartment complex Friday...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Linda Jekel, on Feb 22, 2009 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 2509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto concerned about Stanford's growth impacts

Stanford University is projecting 3.5 million square feet of new development on its campus by 2035 — not including...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stanford, on Feb 22, 2009 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 2128 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bachelorettes party hearty

The "stag party" may be notorious in wedding lore, but contrary to popular belief, it's the ladies who get into the prenuptial...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JLS Middle School principal announces retirement

Don Cox, principal at JLS Middle School in Palo Alto since 2005, has announced his retirement at the end of the school year...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Responsibility, on Feb 21, 2009 at 10:10 pm | 7 comments | 2937 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local legislators unhappy with budget process

Still recuperating from marathon budget negotiations that ended early Thursday morning with the passage of a compromise package,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 21, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 8 comments | 2200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: Disaster First Responders

Original post made by Paul on Feb. 21, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Feb 21, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 2194 Views
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