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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian pushes bill to keep parks open

With a July 1 deadline looming over a budget-cutting plan that would close some 70 of the 270 state parks, two state senators...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2012 at 12:13 am | 3 comments | 1613 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Scholar: international education comparisons misleading

Rankings that show U.S. students lagging their international peers in academic achievement are misleading because they inadequately...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Jan 21, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 17 comments | 1613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schultz adds another honor to his resume

Menlo School grad Blake Schultz finished his illustrious basketball career at Williams College (Williamstown, MA) being named...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Henrietta, on Mar 25, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1613 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail activities to slow down on Peninsula

California's high-speed rail project will begin between the small city of Corcoran and the unincorporated community of Borden...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by ThomasD, on Dec 29, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 1613 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Leader cities

http://enr.construction.com/yb/enr/article.aspx?story_id=143599360 Another forward looking city pays the price of pioneering. I...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 14, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 1612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford-sponsored school in East Palo Alto forges ahead

The Stanford University School of Education has a nationally recognized track record in research and training, but its decade-old...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Rudnicki, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 1612 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Violent crime plummets in East Palo Alto

Crime and violence rates in East Palo Alto took another a dramatic drop, as police, city officials, nonprofit and faith-based...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by kamper, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 11 comments | 1612 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky will swim for USC next fall

Competing just across the street from Stanford, it seemed only natural that Palo Alto High's Jasmine Tosky eventually would...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Jonathon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 1612 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Unemployment and Dueling Health Care Plans

As usual, because the media doesn't understand economics and expect socialist solutions to work, unemployment is always "more...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 19, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 11 comments | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Howling winds fan Santa Cruz Mountains fire

Firefighters are combating a wind-driven brush fire that has grown to more than 1,000 acres and has prompted the evacuation...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support Group for Kids with Parents who have Aspergers

All the support groups in this area are for parents with kids with Aspergers. There are just as many parents with Aspergers...

Original post made by Toni on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by Start one, on Oct 30, 2010 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: 'Desire' and 'Prestige'

THE END OF PRESTIGE ... After 57 years as a mainstay in Palo Alto's Town & Country Village shopping center, women's-clothing...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by midtowner, on Jul 25, 2011 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contrast the cities

Santa Clara has moved ahead and placed a ballot measure regarding the proposed 49er stadium for a vote by the people. http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14374568 Mea...

Original post made by Greenhouse resident on Feb. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1611 Views

SPORTS

2011 Boys' CCS Track and Field Leaders

==B 1600 -- ==Waschura, Chris (Woodside) 4:13.18, Bishop, Kevin (Monta Vista) 4:17.08, Rae, Kyle (Bellarmine) 4:17.53, Plazolo,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1611 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hurting Cuba

The U.S. is trying to blame Cuba's poverty and troubles and everything else on Fidel Castro, when for 50 years the U.S. has...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by D Pepp, on Jun 16, 2012 at 9:24 am | 67 comments | 1611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex Atherton resident dies in Seal Beach shooting

Michele Daschbach Fast, 47, a former resident of Atherton and an elementary school student at St. Raymond Church in Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1611 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 | 1611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Councilwoman pushes school board on Cubberley

Palo Alto City Council member Nancy Shepherd Wednesday (Dec. 8) sharply questioned school district officials about their...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Dec 12, 2010 at 11:13 pm | 4 comments | 1610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Email from Dr. Skelly today

Anyone know what the email about protester's at Gunn Library was really about. The email was really odd and vague - raised...

Original post made by Odd Email on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by More info please, on Aug 21, 2013 at 6:42 pm | 12 comments | 1610 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP cites 5,900 in April for distracted driving

Cell phone calls, texts and other distractions on the road earned nearly 6,000 Bay Area motorists citations from the California...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on May 16, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 9 comments | 1610 Views
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