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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district plans for boundary changes

With plans underway to reopen Garland School in November 2010, the school board discussed reconfiguring school boundaries...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Feb 2, 2009 at 11:57 am | 44 comments | 2736 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democrats to blame for Wall Street Bailout Bonuses

Eshoo and Obama, remember how you all advocated for the "rescue" of the banks? $700 billion in bailout funds were hoisted...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 2, 2009 at 11:21 am | 8 comments | 1874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking on the side-walk

My 3yr old learnt to ride his bike without training wheels ! (Big achievement !! ). He and I were riding around the mid-town...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 2, 2009 at 10:13 am | 3 comments | 1882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Use Less, Pay More... Victims of our utility company

Each year my wife and I use less utilities per month. Each year our bills go up significantly. We use less, they get more....

Original post made by Longtime Res on Jan. 25, 2009
Last comment by Longtime Res, on Feb 1, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 11 comments | 1928 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Secretary of Culture a cabinet level post

In the never ending waste of money and now comes this - A call for President-elect Barack Obama to give the arts and humanities...

Original post made by Mr. Liberty on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 1, 2009 at 8:31 pm | 4 comments | 1800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Neighborhoods

Once known as the "Sleepy Hollow of California," Menlo Park did not take off as a community until after World War II. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 1, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 1 comment | 2318 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood boys shock first-place SHP in hoops

The Pinewood boys' basketball team had won only two of seven league games and had split 16 contests overall this season,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on Feb 1, 2009 at 10:58 am | 3 comments | 2231 Views

SPORTS

Dwelley a double winner in Stanford swimming win

The Stanford women's swimming team came from behind twice to beat visiting USC, 163-137, in a Pac-10 meet between two unbeaten...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mike in Mt View, on Feb 1, 2009 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 2248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified to get big stimulus boost

The Palo Alto Unified School District is scheduled to receive an estimated $2.8 million in additional federal funds under...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 1, 2009 at 7:35 am | 9 comments | 2045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest kidnapping suspect

Palo Alto police, with the assistance of U.S. Marshals, yesterday arrested Angelo A. Henry, 19, of Palo Alto, in Marina,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by sriley90, on Jan 31, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 49 comments | 2491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sniffing out danger at home

Breathing indoors can be bad for your health Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10840...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by John Keusch, on Jan 31, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 2875 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents can 'scope' high-speed-rail studies

State and federal transportation officials will host three public meetings this month to discuss the environmental impacts...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Jan 31, 2009 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 1905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning Commission approves 'Tree House'

A leafy apartment complex for low-income residents is breezing through the city's approval process. The Tree House, a tiered...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by LT, on Jan 31, 2009 at 9:09 am | 14 comments | 2290 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Football player arrested on assault charges

Benjamin Kain-Williams of Atherton, football player at Menlo College, has been arrested in connection with a potentially...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jan 31, 2009 at 3:12 am | 4 comments | 2254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area 'spare the air' alert is issued

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that today is a winter "Spare the Air" day, banning residents...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by A long time resident, on Jan 30, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 3 comments | 1951 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Sheehan wins title in prestigious wrestling tourney

Just getting to the second day of the Mid Cal Invitational wrestling tournament at Gilroy High is an accomplishment. With...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Greg Stewart, on Jan 30, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 2335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gives Alma Plaza the green light

Alma Plaza is coming. After five hours of debate, dozens of public comments, a series of convoluted proposals, a sequence...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 50 comments | 2509 Views

AROUND TOWN

ej Taylor named as new Children's Theatre assistant director

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Original post made on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 30, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 15 comments | 2557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park vintner dies in apparent suicide

The San Mateo County coroner has identified Donn Paul Reisen, 60, of Menlo Park as the man who died from an apparent self-inflicted...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 30, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 14 comments | 2118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

Parent education event Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10359 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by paly parent, on Jan 30, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 2579 Views
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