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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford offers early admission to 689 students

Stanford University has offered early admission to 698 prospective students of the class of 2013 after receiving a record...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Dec 15, 2008 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 2007 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest suspect in Dec. 4 chase in Palo Alto -- in Kansas City

The man who backed into a Palo Alto motorcycle officer then eluded police after a high-speed chase through Palo Alto neighborhoods...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by careful reader, on Dec 15, 2008 at 6:36 pm | 13 comments | 2199 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hard Lessons: The Iraq Reconstruction Experience

An unpublished federal history of the U.S.-led reconstruction of Iraq depicts the effort as crippled by poor planning, waste...

Original post made by Left of Boom on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 15, 2008 at 6:32 pm | 7 comments | 2093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Late to launch

They are called "generation Y," "the global generation," "the millennials," "the net generation" — even "the dumbest...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by Bonnie Goodman, on Dec 15, 2008 at 5:30 pm | 7 comments | 3640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission rejects Alma Plaza plan

Developer John McNellis' decade-long quest to replace the boarded-up Alma Plaza shopping center with homes and a mixed-use...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Woodland neighbors, on Dec 15, 2008 at 2:23 pm | 37 comments | 3206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Knights bring home medals from football playoffs

Members of the Palo Alto Knights' football team are back home, ready to start a new week with just a few more days of school...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Anne, on Dec 15, 2008 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 2102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Setting the wrong example

My Nov. 7 column about school bullying in Palo Alto generated some thoughtful responses and triggered a thread on Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Ken, on Dec 15, 2008 at 11:15 am | 112 comments | 4526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves $8 million for Paly fields

Nearly $8 million for a major rebuilding of Palo Alto High School fields and bleachers was approved unanimously Tuesday night...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 15, 2008 at 8:35 am | 20 comments | 2434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen & Parents Counseling

This is a cry for help! I urgently need a recommendation of an excellent counselor for families of teens. Problem is not...

Original post made by Downtown Mom on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Palo Alto Therapist, on Dec 15, 2008 at 8:32 am | 18 comments | 5733 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developments are Water Dependent

For the attention of the Palo Alto City Council: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2008 10:52 AM CONTACT: Council...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Linda Corwin, on Dec 15, 2008 at 7:03 am | 4 comments | 1871 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama HUD Pick Presages Palo Alto's Housing Future

Related to Paul's post about Chicago politics, below, here's the Obama HUD appointment http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/2008-12-13-obama-cabinet_N.htm...

Original post made by Growth Ain\'t That Bad on Dec. 14, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 14, 2008 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget cuts could 'derail' Ravenswood schools

While the Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto likely will not have to layoff teachers, it is looking at chopping...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Tellmeplease, on Dec 13, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 2200 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City leaders surprised by composting violations

Palo Alto's ongoing effort to keep a composting site within city borders may be derailed by a newly discovered report detailing...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 13, 2008 at 7:33 pm | 38 comments | 3818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kikis?

What is being built at the Kiki's location (Bayshore)? They have torn the place down .. completely gone within a day....

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by resident, on Dec 13, 2008 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 1906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Davis: 'We cannot tolerate our babies being shot'

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis vowed swift action in response to a series of five shootings in six days that left...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Dec 13, 2008 at 11:04 am | 21 comments | 2312 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chicago Politics and Obama Governance

I perceive a fascinating development as Obama announces his senior team. He is taking "the City that works" philosophy...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 13, 2008 at 7:55 am | 28 comments | 2353 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: The best gift of all for the holidays ...

I recently attended a full-day workshop sponsored by Kara, our Palo Alto-based nonprofit devoted to grief support for children...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lanny, on Dec 13, 2008 at 6:29 am | 3 comments | 1963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eminent Domain and more is on the way for Palo Alto

The high speed rail will create a significant amount of eminent domain in Palo Alto (or worse - the state may just seize...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Dec 13, 2008 at 2:09 am | 147 comments | 9397 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wind, water and sun beat other energy alternatives, Stanford study finds

http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2009/january7/power-010709.html...

Original post made by Green, Greener, Greenest on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2008 at 1:12 am | 1 comment | 1965 Views

AROUND TOWN

'They opened the doors'

Behind the turquoise doors of Cubberley Community Center's classrooms, men and women of all ages, from Asia, Europe and other...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Naturalized Citizen, on Dec 12, 2008 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 2156 Views
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Employees-turned-owners revamp Cafe Alto, open new restaurant
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New York City College Tours, Part Two: NYU, CUNY Baruch, and NYIT
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Reducing Congestion and Parking Challenges While Respecting the Mobility Advantages of Cars
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SENIOR FOCUS: How deciding when to move into a retirement community is a little like trying to time the stock market
By Max Greenberg | 5 comments | 1,154 views

Backlash Begins Following Serra Canonization Announcement
By Nick Taylor | 11 comments | 1,078 views