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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Deadline looms for 'unthinkable' rail plan

Even though it may be years before sleek blue-and-gold high-speed trains race up and down California and zip through Peninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by John, on Apr 4, 2009 at 8:36 am | 11 comments | 2165 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad makes U.S. swim team

It wasn’t her fastest time in the event, no records were set and she didn’t even win the race. Yet, Jenny Thompson’s...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by Robert Evan Howard, on Apr 4, 2009 at 5:14 am | 1 comment | 2279 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two East Palo Alto men wounded in shooting

A 29-year-old Menlo Park man and a 34-year-old Union City man were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto Thursday night,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 3, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 2136 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Competing National Budget Plans

http://www.heritage.org/Research/Budget/wm2377.cfm http://www.heritage.org/research/features/budgetchartbook/index.html?CFID=58341528&CFTOKEN=76139596 I...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 1809 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"White People with Blue Eyes" are to blame for Economic Crisis accd to Brazil President

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ae4957e8-1a5f-11de-9f91-0000779fd2ac.html Brazilian Pres says that white folks with blue eyes...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 3, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 19 comments | 2413 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police investigating knife/gun incident

Palo Alto police were conducting a search late this afternoon for two men, one of whom is believed to have cut another man...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by TA, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 7 comments | 2014 Views

SPORTS

Glenn's return from injury proves to be a winner for Menlo tennis team

Bill Shine wasn't exactly sure what to expect when senior Max Glenn made his season debut with the Menlo boys' tennis team...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by john, on Apr 3, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 2848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos police seek man who approached child

Police in Los Altos are looking for a man who reportedly approached a boy outside his house Tuesday before the child retreated...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do any PAUSD 5th graders participate in TheTech Museum of Innovation's "Tech Challenge"?

I just became aware of this challenge and wondered if there are any 5th grade classes in PAUSD that participate. I saw...

Original post made by Tech Challenge? on Apr. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The beat on the street

World Music Day is scheduled to take over the street corners of University Avenue in Palo Alto on the longest day of the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Another Musician, on Apr 3, 2009 at 6:01 am | 5 comments | 2562 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

China to Lead Electric Car Revolution

China vies to surpass the U.S. in electric car production, meanwhile American fixate on how to save GM. Silicon Valley watch...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 3, 2009 at 4:25 am | 11 comments | 1965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six schools could face boundary changes

Attendance areas at six Palo Alto elementary schools could change because of reopening Garland Elementary School in 2011,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:17 am | 32 comments | 3254 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto store official arrested after altercation

An odd altercation led to the arrest of the United owner or manager of the United Carpets store in Palo Alto Wednesday evening....

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 2, 2009 at 11:38 pm | 16 comments | 2389 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Theatre on University Ave

The projection room has caught fire. If you had tickets for tonight, you might want to make other plans or call and make...

Original post made by qq on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Apr 2, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 8 comments | 2185 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Juveniles' justice

Members of East Palo Alto Youth Court practiced their skills Thursday at a mock trial presided over by Judge LaDoris Cordell...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by longtime resident, on Apr 2, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 2358 Views

MOVIES

TOKYO! Playing at the Landmark Aquaris Theater 4/03

This Friday, April 3rd, the Landmark Aquaris Theatre will be playing TOKYO!, a trilogy of three short films by 3 different...

Original post made by Joshua C on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Movie Buff, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 4559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Has any CC member admitted a mistake by supporting HSR?

Our City Council blithely endorsed HSR through Palo Alto, becasue it seemed to be a green dream, even though it is not. ...

Original post made by John on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by CC_watcher, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 1904 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Virus battery could 'power cars'

New breakthrough at MIT http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7977585.stm "Viruses have been used to help build batteries...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 2079 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Helping the helpers

Two Palo Alto city councilmen are working to give local cash-strapped nonprofits a boost, using a new website on which charities...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Lucchesi, on Apr 2, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 2508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board tackles long-range plans for Gunn, Paly

To make room for increasing enrollment, Palo Alto school trustees tonight will be asked to approve long-range plans for Paly...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 2, 2009 at 12:51 pm | 5 comments | 2301 Views
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