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permit process question

We are planning to improve our bath in ~60 yr old house in Palo Alto. It is a very small space and there really is no scope...

Original post made by homeowner on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by interested, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 9 comments | 2008 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Freeway express-lane project speeds ahead

Under a plan for State Highway 85 and U.S. Highway 101, carpool lanes will be converted into express toll lanes, allowing...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by ROB, on Apr 30, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 27 comments | 3411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment growth slowing?

Kindergarten enrollment at Addison was down this year. No talk whatsoever of another bubble class. There was a reverse lottery...

Original post made by a d d i s o n on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 30, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 2210 Views

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Four Winds, American Indian Dance at CSMA May 3

Bring the whole family to the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) on Sunday, May 3 to see this wonderful performance....

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Apr 30, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police release 'bomb-making materials' youth to parents

Police working on an investigation found bomb-making materials in an apartment in the 700 block of Arastradero Road midafternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rich, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:02 am | 88 comments | 2789 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. Gas Fields Go From Bust to Boom

WSJ----"- A massive natural-gas discovery here in northern Louisiana heralds a big shift in the nation's energy landscape....

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1904 Views

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how much does it cost to add an addition to a house?

I am just starting to consider adding an addition to my 95 year old house. I have no idea how much this kind of thing costs....

Original post made by curious on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by homeowner, on Apr 29, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 33 comments | 6500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County finds first probable case of swine flu

Local health officials have identified one probable case of swine flu in Santa Clara County. The Santa Clara County Department...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 1805 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do the homeschoolers deal with math curriculum?

I would like to find out if the homeschoolers in our community use math tutors, online resources, parents, or any other ways...

Original post made by LT on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Afterschooling Math, on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 2219 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Creating good car-ma

Hitching a ride by extending a thumb by the roadside? That's so 20th century. These days, young social-networking entrepreneurs...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Alice D. Rosenfeld, on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 4455 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cablevision rolling out 101mbps Doscis 3 Service in NYC

For those hankering for fiber to the home, the Cable provider in New York City is offering 101mbps down/15mbps up service...

Original post made by Anonymous on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Apr 29, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 1861 Views

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 | 3320 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 | 1995 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 | 2186 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 | 3800 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 | 4640 Views

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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 | 1762 Views

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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 | 4829 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 | 1876 Views

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$ 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
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