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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gets top ratings for library bonds

Despite a looming $7.3 million budget deficit, Palo Alto received rave reviews for its financial management from two credit-rating...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Need clarification, on Jun 6, 2010 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 2235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto teens arrested for arson

Two teenage boys who allegedly set a 4-foot-high orange plastic construction fence and a Krispy Kreme doughnut box ablaze...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by disgusted, on Sep 9, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 13 comments | 2235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD girds for lawsuits in two cases, signals possible wider scope

After two abortive attempts to discuss PAUSD civil rights violations out of public view, the school board is set for a closed...

Original post made by Curious on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 27, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 37 comments | 2235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget: more local funds, less state and federal

Increased reliance on local funds and diminished state and federal funding mark the Palo Alto school district's proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Not every teacher, on Jun 17, 2013 at 10:33 pm | 11 comments | 2235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bomb threat made to Facebook

Facebook received a bomb threat at its Palo Alto headquarters at 1601 California Ave. on Monday, according to police and...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by smoky Joe, on Jan 4, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 7 comments | 2235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police investigate shooting deaths

Police in Mountain View are investigating the shooting deaths of two people whose bodies were found inside a dry-cleaning...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by mn, on May 14, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 2235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate new burglary in old Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating another burglary of an occupied home in old Palo Alto, the third following a similar pattern,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by Shocked!, on Oct 11, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 5 comments | 2235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County sees drop in Memorial Day DUI arrests

DUI arrests over the Memorial Day holiday weekend were down in Santa Clara County compared to the same three-day weekend...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Gas-Will-Soon-Be-Ten-Dollars-A-Gallon, on May 30, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 6 comments | 2235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Race Cowards? In Academia, Certainly

From todays Investment Business Daily---http://www.ibdeditorials.com/IBDArticles.aspx?id=320283863033633 "Attorney General...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by samuel, on Feb 27, 2009 at 2:17 pm | 22 comments | 2235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula residents volunteer on East Coast

Ten local American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers -- including one from Palo Alto -- are heading to storm-devastated...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Unions-Strike-Out-Again, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 2235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain kicks off track-vigilance campaign

After numerous suicides and train-pedestrian accidents, Caltrain is kicking off a year-long campaign to enlist passengers...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Boing!, on Jan 15, 2013 at 10:50 am | 9 comments | 2235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Athletics to cut staff by 13 percent

Long thought to be immune from economic problems due to its successful fundraising, the Stanford Athletic Department nonetheless...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:40 am | 4 comments | 2235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford backs Palo Alto's fiber drive

If Google's founders listen to their alma mater, Palo Alto may very well succeed in its bid to be selected for the company's...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:05 am | 14 comments | 2234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The achievement treadmill

There is some irony that the same week we learn that Palo Alto is the most educated city in California, if not the nation,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 28, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 5 comments | 2234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto golf course faces uncertain future

An effort by Palo Alto and its neighbors to calm the volatile San Francisquito Creek is prompting city officials to take...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by jim, on Dec 6, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 12 comments | 2234 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Teleprompter tempest

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Original post made by Gary on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 4, 2008 at 4:12 pm | 6 comments | 2234 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama in Cairo: Not a single mention of Anwar Sadat

His Emptiness gave another empty one today. The script was carefully crafted to say very little. The main point was not...

Original post made by Gary on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Jun 5, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 18 comments | 2234 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Defense to request new trial after Alvarez sentence

Defense attorneys for Alberto Alvarez plan to ask the court to set aside the death-penalty verdict a jury recommended Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Andres, on Dec 25, 2009 at 8:10 am | 19 comments | 2234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: 'Shrek Forever After'

The "Shrek" franchise never should have been one. The first film was a satisfying one-off, but the sequels have tied themselves...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Vince, on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 2234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden Tips

Jack McKinnon suggests ways to think outside the box when it comes to gardening — ways that will not only save water...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 25, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 2234 Views
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