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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is the Best Solution to Unauthorized Immigration

People have strong feelings about the challenges posed by unauthorized immigration. In a recent thread "What Are Voters Telling...

Original post made by stephen levy on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 11:16 am | 18 comments | 2045 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What Are Voters Telling Us

Today's Field Poll http://www.field.com/fieldpollonline/subscribers/Rls2306.pdf. reports that voters want the next...

Original post made by stephen levy on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by pat, on May 25, 2009 at 11:08 am | 51 comments | 2656 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto urged to go slow on 'smart grid'

The smartest thing Palo Alto could do is wait a year before adopting the new "smart grid" technology to regulate real-time...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:59 am | 12 comments | 2087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybe A Silly Question ... Embarcadero & Alma Underpass

I used to walk under the Alma/Embarcadero underpass to go to high school when I was a kid. I always thought the massive...

Original post made by Bruce on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:54 am | 3 comments | 1968 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fight Outside Illusions on Cal Ave

PAPD is responding to a 242 disturbance in front of the Illusions Supper Club on California Ave. 7-10 people were involved...

Original post made by qq on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:43 am | 12 comments | 1978 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 | 1979 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged burglars caught in Palo Alto baylands

A high-speed chase that ended in Palo Alto's baylands at Embarcadero Road early Sunday morning resulted in the arrest of...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:39 am | 2 comments | 2051 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California high court to rule on Proposition 8 on Tuesday

""The wait is finally over," said Andrew Pugno, general counsel for ProtectMarriage.com, the main group that supported...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 24, 2009 at 6:52 pm | 6 comments | 1870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Light opposition to Palo Alto foam-container ban

Polystyrene containers, those foamy boxes commonly used to store Chinese take-out or to save a sandwich for the road, will...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Step up to the plate, PA, on May 23, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 55 comments | 4393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reports of swine flu climb in Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department reported today 14 additional probable cases of swine flu, now referred to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Judy C., on May 23, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 5 comments | 1876 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk

Coffee shop returns to Midtown Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10134 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by resident, on May 23, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 3816 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Voters Voice Outrage

The results are finalized in California, and taxpayers finally took a stand. Propositions 1A through 1E were soundly...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by James, on May 23, 2009 at 9:07 am | 43 comments | 4669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everyday Math causes hoarding in Anchorage

Will this be happening in PA over the next three weeks?: "Yesterday was the last day of school at my local elementary....

Original post made by Parent on May. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2110 Views

SPORTS

Stanford down and out of Super Regional

The Stanford softball team didn't lose at home very often. The only teams which did it this year have combined for 19 of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by PWho, on May 23, 2009 at 6:40 am | 2 comments | 2254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call to action: support a PA pedestrian mall

please join our facebook group and voice your opinion there: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=72967272956 i posted...

Original post made by james thompson on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on May 22, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 30 comments | 4334 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Goats for the greater good

Pet a goat, change a life? Stanford students, faculty and staff did just that Thursday, as the Stanford Goat Project (sponsored...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Karla Kane, on May 22, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 2440 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former school board member Gail Price enters Palo Alto council race

Gail Price, who spent eight years on the Palo Alto Board of Education, is now seeking a seat on the City Council. Price,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by B Allyn, on May 22, 2009 at 1:04 pm | 16 comments | 2314 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Coleman makes quite a hit in CCS opener

Allie Coleman spent the fall with the Palo Alto volleyball team. As the squad's setter, she most often put the ball in position...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on May 22, 2009 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2172 Views

RESTAURANTS

Works in progress

Some new restaurants take longer to iron out all the kinks, especially ones that are trying to master being both a restaurant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Mandy MacCalla, on May 22, 2009 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 3298 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto man shot in both legs

A 30-year-old East Palo Alto man is in stable condition at a local hospital after getting shot in both of his legs early...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by hoollywoodwest, on May 22, 2009 at 10:42 am | 21 comments | 2036 Views
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