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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama Is Outsourcing Torture

Original post made by Sharon on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 26, 2009 at 6:35 am | 8 comments | 2103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Life by design

When Camilla Olson took her daughter to check out the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in 2007, she expected her...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Dec 29, 2010 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 2103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebucks: Economic impact study released

With all the fanfare over Facebook relocating to Menlo Park,the question of why that was such a boon to the city sometimes...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by jacko, on Dec 10, 2011 at 7:59 am | 5 comments | 2103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents skip out on Palo Alto budget meeting

Closing a $10 million budget gap may prove easier for Palo Alto officials than getting residents to take interest in the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on May 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 9 comments | 2102 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto a Sanctuary city???

Any one noticed the Illegal immigrants selling fruit on street corners around Palo Alto none I've questioned have produced...

Original post made by Minuteman on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 27, 2011 at 11:20 pm | 54 comments | 2102 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's painful dilemma

In 2009, Palo Alto's elected leaders and top management responded to the financial walloping of the Great Recession by embarking...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Paco, on Dec 18, 2014 at 6:52 am | 3 comments | 2102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Massachusetts: first state to require math-specific proficiency exam for teacher certification

Excerpt from MA DESE press release: "Today's action stipulates that for the next three years teacher candidates who score...

Original post made by Parent on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 25, 2009 at 3:41 am | 5 comments | 2102 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Organized crime ring foiled by Palo Alto cops

An alert Bank of America teller aided Palo Alto police in capturing a member of an organized crime ring Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by anglo, on Sep 15, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 5 comments | 2102 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal women hoops tabbed Pac-10 favorite

The Stanford women's basketball team was voted the conference favorite in a poll of Pac-10 coaches it was announced Thursday....

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by BigFanAgain-OOPS!, on Oct 24, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 2102 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Incompetence of Secretary of State and SC Registrar of Voters

I am astounded at the technical incompetence exhibited by the offices of California Secretary of State and the Santa Clara...

Original post made by Ze'ev Wurman on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Ze'ev Wurman, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:00 am | 6 comments | 2102 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Immigration reform in dollars and cents

The Center for American Progress, an independent nonpartisan think tank, published a paper in March analyzing the 10-year...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Calliope Sunshine, on Jun 21, 2013 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 2102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to increase parking fees, reduce service

The board of directors for Caltrain Thursday unanimously approved several changes, including service reductions and parking...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:59 am | 14 comments | 2102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Jazz marks its 40th-anniversary season

In its 40th year, the Stanford Jazz Workshop keeps spanning the decades. The coming festival season, announced this week,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Apr 19, 2012 at 6:57 am | 2 comments | 2102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman dies in fiery Mountain View crash

A woman was killed early Sunday morning when her car struck a tree in Mountain View, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Very Sorry for her, on Jan 21, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 2102 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Destination Palo Alto' may be scrapped

Visitors to Palo Alto's largest hotels may soon be asked to subsidize the city's effort to market itself as a world-class...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 23 comments | 2101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting teens 'connected' is topic of Sunday event

Finding ways to support local youth will be the topic Sunday at a public gathering organized by two members of the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Apr 29, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments | 2101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandatory After School Activities

There was a lively discussion on this Forum last December about legal right of schools to assign homework. My question is...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on May 4, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 29 comments | 2101 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspecious gardener

A male (Mexican? about 40 years old?) rang my doorbell around 4:10pm today and asked if I've asked for a gardener, which...

Original post made by Sue on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 3, 2008 at 7:41 pm | 6 comments | 2101 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No sign of reported plane crash above Palo Alto

Authorities have called off the search for wreckage from a possible plane crash that was reported Saturday in the hills near...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Jan 25, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 2101 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man hit by train in Redwood City, hospitalized

A man was struck by a train on the Caltrain tracks in Redwood City this morning, a Caltrain spokeswoman said. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Nov 9, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 2101 Views
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