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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax renewal vote may be in April

Palo Alto school officials are eyeing an April election to renew the district's $493-a-year parcel tax. Based on results...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Nov 13, 2009 at 11:14 am | 24 comments | 2469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Typical Secondary Course Loads

I still have gradeschoolers, so I'm just curious... I understand that at the middle school level the kids in 7th/8th all...

Original post made by High School Question on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 13, 2009 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 1959 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to keep 'Open City Hall,' well, open

Palo Alto's sporadically used online forum, "Open City Hall," will remain open for the foreseeable future after the City...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 13, 2009 at 8:42 am | 11 comments | 2623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens get rare inside view of Google, Facebook

About 30 teenagers from lower-income families in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park will get a rare insider's look at Silicon...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by John, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 5 comments | 1886 Views

MOVIES

9-11 Press for Truth Premieres at Spangenberg Oct 27th

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Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Oct. 12, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Nov 12, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 7983 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee backs Palo Alto utility rate hike

Palo Alto residents should expect to see a small increase in their utility bills starting in July, when electricity, water...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mai, on Nov 12, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 19 comments | 2696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown landlords dig in for long recovery

Strolling down University Avenue, shoppers can easily see there aren't as many places to shop as there were a year ago. "For...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by George, on Nov 12, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 40 comments | 3228 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Support oil companies that provide leadership on climate change

Support oil companies that provide leadership on climate change Valero Energy has started a fear campaign to try to get...

Original post made by Rwolf on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 12, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 19 comments | 2170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Teen turns love for shoes into charity

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by B ev Bogart, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 3430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn senior gathers shoes for those in need

Gunn High School senior Alexandra Yesian has reached her goal of donating 1,000 pairs of shoes to the Ecumenical Hunger Program...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Charlotte Reissmann, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:23 am | 5 comments | 2252 Views

AROUND TOWN

More Drug Raids...

EAST PALO ALTO East Palo Alto Homes Targeted In Drug Raid (11/3/2009) Authorities arrested seven people Thursday...

Original post made by Kilo on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by the watcher, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 1845 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veterans Day - What does it mean to the kids?

Today is a federal holiday and the kids have no school. Ask them why and I feel sure most won't have a clue. From what...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 12, 2009 at 9:50 am | 6 comments | 1886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No raises for Palo Alto teachers, staff this year

Teachers and staff in Palo Alto schools will get no pay raise this year under tentative agreements reached by labor unions...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Results of Envy Politics, on Nov 12, 2009 at 8:28 am | 6 comments | 2716 Views

AROUND TOWN

The day the Stanford football team slew Goliath

It could have turned into a day of reminiscing. Instead, Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh was intent on keeping the focus...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by R Sanderson, on Nov 12, 2009 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 1993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do try this at home

There's a hole in that plastic bucket, but no need to fret. Palo Alto residents can now drop it in the recycle bin for weekly...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by go there, on Nov 12, 2009 at 7:25 am | 9 comments | 2292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Agents seize drugs, guns in East Palo Alto raid

State narcotics agents and local authorities raided two houses containing dozens of people in East Palo Alto this morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by 1 GOOD @ NANAKULI, on Nov 11, 2009 at 11:51 pm | 54 comments | 2602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10% of Paly Students Absent on Tuesday

Should we be doing more to encourage sick high school students to stay home? 200 kids were out on Tuesday: http://voice.paly.net/view_story.php?id=9079...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Nov 11, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 6 comments | 1913 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

M-A hoping to make football lights a permanent fixture

The temporary lights brought in by Menlo-Atherton High for last week's M-A vs. Sacred Heart Prep football game proved so...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Curt Schulze, on Nov 11, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 2047 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood group wants voters' opinions

A group of residents, Palo Alto Neighborhoods (PAN), is hoping some of the more than 14,000 people who cast a ballot Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Been-There-Done-That, on Nov 11, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 5 comments | 2012 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View man sought in attempted murder

Police are looking for a man who they say nearly strangled his girlfriend to death during a domestic dispute in a Latham...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Nov 11, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 3 comments | 2058 Views
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