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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ultimatum to East Palo Alto gangs: 'Get a job'

East Palo Alto police called in 11 gang members who are at risk for committing more crimes to a sit-down meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 4, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 22 comments | 1383 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tax

Well, corporate income taxes in this country are one-third lower than they were in 2000—even though corporate profits are...

Original post made by Ted Rudow IIII, MA on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 10, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 22 comments | 1258 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New family to run JJ&F grocery in Palo Alto

A new family has taken over operations of JJ&F Food Store in Palo Alto, but just who owns the business is up in the air,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by They betrayed us, on Mar 18, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 22 comments | 1890 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bus driver charged with vehicular manslaughter

A SamTrans bus driver who struck and killed a woman in a Palo Alto crosswalk last December will face a misdemeanor vehicular...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 12, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 22 comments | 2148 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police prepare for Obama visit

Palo Alto police will beef up staff and work with neighboring law-enforcement agencies when President Barack Obama comes...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Apr 21, 2011 at 11:25 am | 22 comments | 2145 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain votes to keep all 86 trains running

Caltrain will keep all of its 86 weekday trains running for the next year after the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Kevin, on Apr 24, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 22 comments | 1669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Having problems with pre-regisration for 1st grade?

Is anyone else having this problem? Last year, with my kindergarten students, no problem. But this year, I have been informed...

Original post made by Chen Kai Wen on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Apr 29, 2011 at 7:19 pm | 22 comments | 2166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes changes to binding-arbitration law

After balking last year, Palo Alto officials renewed their push Tuesday night to kill or modify a local law that empowers...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by John, on May 14, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 22 comments | 1776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stiffer graduation requirements for Palo Alto?

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight (Tuesday) will discuss a proposal to stiffen high school graduation requirements...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Gunn Grad, on May 25, 2011 at 11:17 am | 22 comments | 1809 Views

AROUND TOWN

Speedy bus service planned for El Camino

While Caltrain dreams of electrification and California's high-speed rail project slogs through its design process, Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 27, 2011 at 3:50 pm | 22 comments | 1650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School priorities: Homework, counseling policies

A close look at homework policies and high school counseling will be among the top priorities of the Palo Alto school district...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jul 31, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 22 comments | 2589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters save Maddux Drive home from blaze

A smoky fire was quickly doused by Palo Alto firefighters this morning after a garage erupted in a blaze in the 3100 block...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by F. Evans., on Jul 15, 2011 at 7:09 am | 22 comments | 1058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JLS administrator named principal at Duveneck

Chris Grierson has been named the new principal at Duveneck Elementary School. The former assistant principal at JLS Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Skeptical, on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:27 pm | 22 comments | 2146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More than 1,700 freshmen arrive at Stanford today

Beware of lines at Target as more than 1,700 freshmen arrive to take up residence at Stanford University today (Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Doug, on Sep 23, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 22 comments | 1959 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Varsity Revival Project

I am a member of The Varsity Revival Project; a group of people who are concerned about the fate of downtown Palo Alto's...

Original post made by Tasha on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 6, 2011 at 9:02 am | 22 comments | 1561 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thousands of marijuana plants eradicated in San Mateo County

About $1.5 million of marijuana was eradicated from five grow sites found in isolated spots in San Mateo County through an...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 6, 2011 at 4:49 am | 22 comments | 1280 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Steve Jobs changed the whole world'

As word of Steve Jobs' death Wednesday swiftly spread -- via iPhones and other technology the Apple co-founder had pioneered...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 17, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 22 comments | 2185 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves new firefighter contract

Palo Alto's tortuous struggle with its firefighters union over a new labor deal came to an official conclusion Monday night...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by JC Meoff, on Oct 26, 2011 at 9:55 am | 22 comments | 8656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moving of Edgewood Plaza buildings approved

The proposed redevelopment of Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center took another step forward Wednesday morning. Members of the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 21, 2011 at 1:02 am | 22 comments | 1373 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brown's budget ultimatum could affect Palo Alto

Palo Alto schools "have lots of skin in the game" regarding Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to cut $4.8 billion from public education...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Haywood, on Jan 10, 2012 at 9:48 am | 22 comments | 2306 Views
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