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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jerry Brown Education Policy - Serious Disaster

While thousands of motivated California high school students are turned away from the University of California System, one...

Original post made by JD on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by JD, on Oct 25, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 5 comments | 1497 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Truth about Social Security

Social Security pays to keep working people (and their dependents and survivors) out of poverty when they are old. It spreads...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Slick, on Oct 27, 2010 at 5:23 am | 1 comment | 1497 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who Beats Obama in 2012. 1st GOP debate is in 6 weeks.

FCalled nefarious names by some parts of our society, often frustrating the left of his own party, the question arises: Who...

Original post made by Willy SM on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Aug 25, 2011 at 1:31 pm | 23 comments | 1497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn sisters juggle academics with life at the VA

When Amber and Julie Jacobson tell classmates at Gunn High School they live down the street at the VA Hospital, they're astounded...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Sister Joann Heinritz, on Mar 10, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 6 comments | 1496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens plan 'Hit the Lights' event Saturday

Palo Alto teens are invited to a dance with black lights, lasers, games, food and student DJs Saturday, March 31, at Lucie...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2012 at 9:12 am | 11 comments | 1496 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What is it with the tracks? Another fatality

5:30 pedestrian dead. Bullet train @ San Antonio, where the bullet flies thru @ 80mph. So sad.Our Paly/MV area seems like...

Original post made by David on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 25, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 1496 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report shows big drop in East Palo Alto crime

East Palo Alto -- once regarded as the murder capital of the country -- has seen a 56 percent decrease in violent crime since...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by G TOWN, on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 7 comments | 1496 Views

SPORTS

Police prepare for Fourth of July weekend

Police and highway patrol officers are out in force throughout the Bay Area for an Independence Day holiday weekend crackdown...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2011
Last comment by MADD, on Jul 5, 2011 at 9:19 am | 8 comments | 1496 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Moving face-to-face work online

Today video conferencing is used for everything from music instruction to teletherapy. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22106...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 11, 2011 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 1496 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buying Online to Avoid Tax Costs Everyone in the End

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 5 comments | 1495 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A growing problem

From the air, the marijuana garden resembled a meandering trail of fluorescent green blotches snaking between canopies on...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sporting, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1495 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car crashes into house in Menlo Park

A car crashed into a house in Menlo Park this afternoon, but according to initial reports nobody was hurt, Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 6 comments | 1495 Views

SPORTS

East Palo Alto resident earns men's soccer honor

==B Of local note== Santa Clara University keeper Larry Jackson from East Palo Alto has helped the Broncos post three...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by RYSC Coach, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 1495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adobe Meadow / Meadow Park

Well located, yet far from the hustle-bustle of town Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13823...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 1495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

Hospital renewal Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12359 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 30, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 7 comments | 1495 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto celebrates its 30-year anniversary

When East Palo Alto resident Vicki Smothers was born in 1954, East Palo Alto was unincorporated land governed by San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by whattha, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 7 comments | 1495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Looming Water Disaster in California

Itís all about the Peripheral Canal, a massive, multi-billion dollar aqueduct that would bypass the Delta region altogether...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 1494 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Getting around when you've given up the car keys

When senior citizens make the tough decision to give up driving, volunteer-run transportation services step in -- providing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 20, 2013 at 5:10 am | 8 comments | 1494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Football State Champs!

Paly 15 -Centennial 13 ...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Dec. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement data on school board agenda tonight

Average SAT scores and college-going rates of Palo Alto students far exceed those of students in California or the nation...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Katie, on Nov 9, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 15 comments | 1494 Views
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