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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Fire quickly snuffed out at Communication & Power Industry

Palo Alto fire officials are investigating a fire that occurred Thursday afternoon at Communication & Power Industry, a Hansen...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by The Omen, on Nov 21, 2014 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 1743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Librarian proposes 'slams' for math, science

A librarian at Gunn High School in Palo Alto has won recognition for her proposal to showcase student projects by holding...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Fan, on Apr 1, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 7 comments | 1743 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests down over Memorial Day weekend

The California Highway Patrol arrested fewer drunken drivers in the Bay Area this Memorial Day weekend than last year, but...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Dad, on Jun 2, 2011 at 10:54 am | 6 comments | 1743 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt for prowler turns up empty-handed

A man who prowled outside a woman's bathroom after she had showered eluded Palo Alto police on New Year's Eve, police Sgt....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ???2, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 1743 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Child abuse allegations against preschool teacher

A special investigative unit within the Mountain View Police Department is looking into child abuse allegations at a local...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jerky, on Jul 17, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 1743 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 | 1743 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

From "Permanent Majority" to "as low as a party can go"

Wow. Did you see this? http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/05/21/AR2009052103759.html It explains the...

Original post made by Paul on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on May 28, 2009 at 11:40 am | 17 comments | 1743 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 | 1743 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sunset, Coastal Commission to honor 'heroes'

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of California Coastal Cleanup Day, Menlo Park-based Sunset magazine and the California...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 17, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 1742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

University South

A perfect location with a strong sense of community Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18951...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jared Bernstein, on Nov 14, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 1742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

String of robberies has Palo Alto police on alert

Palo Alto police are urging residents to be cautious when walking around the city after two people were nearly robbed on...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Greer Stone, on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 25 comments | 1742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election results: Measure D and Measure E

Election results for Palo Alto's Measure D and Measure E ==I (Majority vote wins)==. Information from the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Nov 9, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 7 comments | 1742 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 | 1742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school students put Columbus on trial and sentence him to life in prison

Do people realize that we have gone too far? I was shocked to read about 4th grade students at Fort Cherry Elementary who...

Original post made by Masha on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 35 comments | 1742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our high schools are getting too big? Maybe not...

Interesting NYT article on Brockton (MA) high - a turnaround and now a success story with 4100 students. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/28/education/28school.html?_r=1&hp "A...

Original post made by Me Too on Sep. 27, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board enthusiastic about property deal

Board of Education members Tuesday night expressed enthusiasm for a tentative $8.5 million deal to purchase 2.6 acres on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Another great deal, on Sep 28, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 1742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorneys probe 'Who shot first?' in May case

In a literal life-sentence-or-death courtroom drama, prosecutors and defense attorneys struggled Monday to determine who...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 1742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

2.2-magnitude quake hits in Santa Clara County

The U.S. Geological Survey is reported that an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.2 struck Sunday afternoon in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 21, 2009 at 9:05 pm | 8 comments | 1742 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman, 73, beaten after teen asks for cigarette

A 73-year-old woman out for a walk Monday night in Menlo Park was beaten by a teenage boy after he asked for a cigarette...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by SelfDefenseInstructor, on Jun 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 23 comments | 1742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors to observe National Night Out tonight

Out of all the neighborhood events planned for National Night Out tonight, perhaps the "swingingest" will take place at Channing...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by C.L.Taylor, on Aug 12, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1742 Views
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