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SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's over -- PAUSD board voices support for Everyday Math

All five board members have spoken and the vote is clearly 3-2 in favor of Everyday Math. I've followed all the proceedings,...

Original post made by CaliforniaBear on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 3213 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

American Lung Association gives Santa Clara County an "F" for air pollution

"Although there have been some improvements, the health and lives of millions of Californians are at risk because of our...

Original post made by ALA on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1982 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barack's in the basement: Obama is less popular than Nixon and Carter

You'd never know it from the gushing adulation by the MSM, but Obama is less popular after 100 days than all but one recent...

Original post made by Jarred on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 29, 2009 at 2:35 pm | 7 comments | 2174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math text to be subject of discussion Tuesday

Palo Alto school officials will hold a Parent Math Evening Tuesday to discuss their recommendation of the Everyday Mathematics...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by math concerned, on Apr 29, 2009 at 9:09 am | 43 comments | 3666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How bad is the drug problem at Palo Alto high schools?

Rylan Fuchs, a good looking, white, 17 year old high school student in Danville, was shot and killed this week apparently...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by rick, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:17 am | 33 comments | 4597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arastradero POLICE/FIRE?

Anyone know why there are so many plain clothed police officers and two engines parked at the apartment block next to Gunn...

Original post made by citizen on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Apr 28, 2009 at 10:23 pm | 6 comments | 1754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reflective dome over hockey rink irks neighbors

The dome enclosing Sun Microsystems Chairman Scott McNealy's 7,000-square-foot hockey rink is reflecting too much sunlight,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by GR, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 23 comments | 4735 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, Rotary Club enhance Palo Alto 'gateways'

The intersection at El Camino Real and Alma Street in Palo Alto just got a little more welcoming. Volunteers with the Rotary...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by George, on Apr 28, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 4 comments | 1863 Views

AROUND TOWN

$ Found Money $

I found some money blowing across the street near downtown Palo Alto in mid-April. Enough that I thought that whoever lost...

Original post made by Carl on Apr. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1666 Views

AROUND TOWN

$ Found Money $

I found some money blowing across the street near downtown Palo Alto in mid-April. Enough that I thought that whoever lost...

Original post made by Carl on Apr. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Demographics, Depression & Destiny

Demand for large-lot single family homes will drop nationally from 56 million today to 34 million in 2025a whopping reduction...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1902 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CIA IG says no proof torture worked

This article provides a revealing look at the questionable outcomes from the torture regime. The CIA's Inspector General...

Original post made by VoxPop on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 6 comments | 1868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents' group challenges Alma Plaza

A Palo Alto group led by Barron Park resident Bob Moss is challenging the City Council's January approval of the long-contended...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 36 comments | 2557 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amid recession, a new push to think locally

Shop locally. The often-repeated phrase is gaining weight these days as Palo Alto businesses find themselves ensnared by...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 22 comments | 2704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine Flu

Is anyone else considering keeping their kids home from school on Monday because of a possible flu outbreak?...

Original post made by A Palo Alto parent on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 11:22 am | 43 comments | 3631 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Streets Team up for national award

The Palo Alto Downtown Streets Team, which employs homeless persons and provides group support, is a semifinalist in the...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 28, 2009 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 2515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters rescue hikers from Foothills Park ravine

A 75-year-old woman and a 91-year-old man hiking in Foothills Park today slid into a 50-foot-deep ravine into a creekbed...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by KTurner, on Apr 28, 2009 at 10:46 am | 6 comments | 2258 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Wide Yard Sale - Zero Waste

I contributed to a friend's yard sale at the Sunnyvale city wide event last weekend because she was collecting money for...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1694 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Prop. 1E is a direct assault on mental health of young Californians

For the past four years, following the death in 2004 of our son Adam, we as a couple have tried to improve California's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by stephen levy, on Apr 28, 2009 at 7:10 am | 6 comments | 2049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what do you think of palo alto childrens theaters new approch?

New audition process, Times for tech dresses, etc... ...

Original post made by palo alto resident on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Subsidy squandered, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:37 am | 9 comments | 1877 Views
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