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AROUND TOWN

How does the GATE work?

How does the GATE work in elementary school? Does the teacher spot the children who s/he thinks may do well/qualify for GATE...

Original post made by NoviceMom on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by another Paly parent, on Oct 25, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 11 comments | 2408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Breaking: Fire in Midtown

If you see smoke coming from mid-town, there's an Eichler on fire west of Middlefield. PAFD on scene....

Original post made by Nut Head on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Norm, on Sep 30, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1564 Views

AROUND TOWN

No Spooky Lake This Year?

Has Spooky Lake at Foothills park been canceled for this year? I can't seem to find it in the PA Enjoy catalog, or on the...

Original post made by Nut Head on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 14, 2009 at 7:56 am | 4 comments | 1425 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newsweek's exact words: "McCain should stop lying about his opponent"

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Original post made by Nutmeg on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 28, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 18 comments | 2007 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Please read my policies and agenda in regard to families:

Family Progress Ten days after taking office, the President established a White House Task Force on Middle Class Working...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1418 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Looks like Bin Laden is toast

TV News is reporting he was killed a week ago by a U.S. missile that took him out a week ago and the DNA result is in with...

Original post made by Obamasaurus on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Cynic, on May 9, 2011 at 6:07 am | 82 comments | 3502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obon Festival August 6-7

The annual "Obon Festival" at the Palo Alto Buddhist Temple is coming up the weekend of August 6-7. For details, please...

Original post made by Obon Fan on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by local resident, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:11 am | 7 comments | 1201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What Kind Of Forum Is This??

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Original post made by Observer on Jan. 31, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2007 at 4:30 pm | 31 comments | 3927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Petition available to request Election for County Board seat

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Original post made by Observer on Apr. 13, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 18, 2007 at 4:58 pm | 105 comments | 4382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly's reporting on Ohlone Way and Charles

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Original post made by Observer on May. 8, 2007
Last comment by Al, on May 10, 2007 at 7:43 pm | 24 comments | 3625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened to Gunn construction?

Last year the Gunn High School campus was reconfigured in preparation for a construction project which was to add new classrooms,...

Original post made by Observer on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 15, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 1145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do Kevin Skelly and Charles Young deserve a raise for their 2013 performance?

There are several threads right now that have comments on them indicating disapproval with the news that Kevin Skelly will...

Original post made by Observer on Nov. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 525 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Professional Panhandling Plague

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Original post made by Observer on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Second Ammendment, on Aug 25, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 1995 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed Robbery in South Palo Alto

Last night I received an email indicating that there was an armed robbery on Ben Lomond, a few blocks from our house. Why...

Original post made by Observer on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 1416 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial Cartoon on Iraq Says It All

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Original post made by Observer on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 12, 2007 at 10:05 pm | 40 comments | 3350 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Final Presidential Debate

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Original post made by Observer on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 19, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 42 comments | 1997 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foreign Poll Favors Obama

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Original post made by Observer on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 19, 2008 at 9:33 am | 25 comments | 1847 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Shameless Fanning of the Flames of Violence by the Republicans

Since comments on the previous post were blocked, I wanted to add my two cents. I'm not a proponent of one party or the other,...

Original post made by Observer on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 2, 2010 at 11:46 am | 20 comments | 1760 Views

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A Good Deed that Deserves Recognition

I've been coming to Lyfe for breakfast the past few days, trying out new breakfast spots as my old one closed. Today what...

Original post made by Observer of Good Deeds on Jan. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 879 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain fails to provide adequate transit for Giants Parade

Trains are crowded today because of the Parade. Caltrain does not provide a service to the Bay Area, the Peninsula, or San...

Original post made by Occasional Caltrain Rider on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Occasional Caltrain rider, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 8 comments | 1562 Views
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