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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, Rotary Club enhance Palo Alto 'gateways'

The intersection at El Camino Real and Alma Street in Palo Alto just got a little more welcoming. Volunteers with the Rotary...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by George, on Apr 28, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 4 comments | 1874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SJ offers students free swine flu shots and PAUSD does not?

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_13493660?source=most_viewed What? We have more time and money to take our students on our...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Another Concerned Parent, on Oct 9, 2009 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 1874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

lighting at the E. Meadow crossing

I stood vigil at the E. Meadow caltrain crossing this evening, part of a community effort to deter suicides. There is some...

Original post made by Jonathan on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 10, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 6 comments | 1874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

donations drying up for Caltrain crossing guard program

Vic Ojakian donates $100 and asks other parents to do the same. Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14362855...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 19, 2010 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 1874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Need for Real Education Leadership

Recent articles on 21st Assembly District candidates have emphasized hype over results. But on June 8th we need to elect...

Original post made by Rod Hsiao on May. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1874 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 | 1874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto test score trends analyzed

Palo Alto's elementary and middle school students are making progress in closing the achievement gap, with students of all...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 15, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 18 comments | 1874 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

spill baby spill

CNN is reporting that another oil well blew up in the Gulf of Mexico this morning. 13 workers went overboard and there is...

Original post made by Carly on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 5 comments | 1874 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CIA IG says no proof torture worked

This article provides a revealing look at the questionable outcomes from the torture regime. The CIA's Inspector General...

Original post made by VoxPop on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 6 comments | 1874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hideous Music on Edgewood Needs to Stop

The way too loud, horribly loud music on Edgewood needs to stop. Even with doors and windows closed it is disruptive and...

Original post made by Hmmm on May. 3, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on May 4, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 1874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Parking prosperity Read the letter to the editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14882 posted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bryan Long, on May 16, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate Tuesday on Palo Alto's ballot measures

The two city ballot measures that Palo Alto voters will decide upon in the Nov. 8 election will be the subject of a forum...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 11, 2011 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 1873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ShopTalk: Ming's still open, downtown retail moves out

Ming's isn't closing as planned, as construction has been delayed, and two prime retail spaces in downtown Palo Alto are...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Jun 22, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beechwood School in Menlo Park reopens after fire

Beechwood School, a private K-8 nonprofit school located at 50 Terminal Ave. in Menlo Park, reopened Monday morning after...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by BeThatOne, on Sep 19, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1873 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hit Duveneck school -- again

Burglars have preyed on Duveneck Elementary School in Palo Alto a third time in four weeks, striking again on Sunday (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by chooseone, on Aug 10, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 29 comments | 1873 Views

SPORTS

Man struck, killed by Caltrain Saturday

A middle-aged man was struck and killed by a train at the California Avenue Caltrain station in Palo Alto Saturday morning....

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2011
Last comment by Marty estkowski, on Apr 17, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 1873 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How about that Obama

From the Oracle of Abu Ghraib, Seymour Hersh comes this new report from Afghanistan. Hersh says, " And Iíll tell you...

Original post made by Ray Griffin on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by of course, on May 15, 2010 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 1873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto voters to rule on council size

Palo Alto's on-again-off-again debate about the size of its City Council is being decided today, Nov. 4, as voters consider...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 5, 2014 at 8:28 am | 7 comments | 1873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business tax likely on November ballot for Palo Alto voters

There's a good chance Palo Alto will put a business license tax on the November ballot, Councilman John Barton warned a downtown...

Original post made by JustMe on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by g, on Jan 23, 2009 at 10:51 am | 3 comments | 1872 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: A city where trees make news

For living things that grow slowly and mostly just stand around, trees in Palo Alto have been making big news locally --...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jacqueline Yetzotis, on Jan 30, 2010 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 1872 Views
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