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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA police chief to meet with community

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis will meet with members of the community from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) to talk...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by PAROLEE T, on Mar 17, 2009 at 12:10 am | 9 comments | 1791 Views

AROUND TOWN

City pulls back funds earmarked for homeless

Citing a $58,000 give-back to the City of Palo Alto's coffers to control a shortfall, the Palo Alto Human Relations Commission...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by NotABlueBlood, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:40 pm | 20 comments | 2540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math Text Adoption meeting

It is really a shame that the adoption of the new math texts for the district involved a long process with many meetings,...

Original post made by Jimmy on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1981 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Strong Arm Robbery at Paly

Three black males in their 20's just performed a strong arm robbery of an iPod at Paly. PAPD is responding code 3 setting...

Original post made by qq on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 6 comments | 2074 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The library of the future

Gone are the days of dusty shelves, cellophane-protected book covers and librarians who say "shush." Experts predict libraries...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Library user, on Mar 16, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 11 comments | 13014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools launch campaign to curtail bullying

TheatreWorks will perform an anti-bullying play and filmmakers will premier a documentary in which Palo Alto students discuss...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 5 comments | 2121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Following the money

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Original post made on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by Erin, on Mar 16, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 7 comments | 2656 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama says economy is "sound"...

Ok, now President Obama is saying the economy is "sound" in spite of the economic difficulties. Ok, I will await the...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Meth_mom, on Mar 16, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 7 comments | 1802 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Time for elite Palo Alto parents to take their heads out of the sand

I am a concerned parent who has had a unique opportunity to view the hidden world of the barely teenage sons and daughters...

Original post made by Joseph Adams on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Meth_mom, on Mar 16, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 34 comments | 4514 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Could Obama Be Just Too Awesome?

The article below addresses an emerging issue of great concern: Obama may actually be too awesome for our own good. http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/could-obama-be-just-too-awesome/ ...

Original post made by Jarred on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 16, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 14 comments | 1877 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

$1 billion education/research 'village' planned at Moffett

A $1 billion "sustainable village" of research facilities, classrooms and housing is planned on 75 acres of the former Moffett...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by rem, on Mar 16, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 10 comments | 2843 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men reach postseason after all

After being snubbed by the NIT, the Stanford men's basketball team accepted an invitation to participate in the College Basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by John, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 2189 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cyberbullying case sparks debate on school district's role

A recent incident in which local teens "cyberbullied" a younger Palo Alto student has raised sharp questions about the school...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:13 am | 6 comments | 1868 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bernanke says recovery plan is working, "the recession coming to an end probably this year"

See the TV interview on "60 Minutes" tonight or read the highlights in the Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123714945113934023.html...

Original post made by Ben on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 2013 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

AARP: Every Week Thousands of Americans File Bankruptcy Due to Medical Costs

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Original post made by Divided We Fail on Oct. 11, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:50 am | 36 comments | 6212 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls beat No. 1 Branson, will play for state basketball championship

The only girls' basketball team in the history of the CIF Division V state championships to win three straight titles is...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by llll, on Mar 15, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 2347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wheelchairs in bike lanes in the dark

A couple of evenings ago I was driving along Loma Verde towards Middlefield from Ross in the almost dark (about 7.30) pm...

Original post made by Driver on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Mar 15, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 2089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Car rolls over in two-vehicle crash in Palo Alto

Two vehicles crashed at Embarcadero Road and Webster Street in Palo Alto this afternoon, causing one to roll over and trapping...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Lil, on Mar 15, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 15 comments | 2310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans for the future

As the Palo Alto Library rebuilds its Mitchell Park branch and renovates its Main and Downtown facilities between now and...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 2039 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin Charade Over

http://blogs.usatoday.com/entertainment/2009/03/bristol-palin-a.html Let's recap Sarah Palin (the Alsaka governor who...

Original post made by Marvin on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 15, 2009 at 7:36 am | 26 comments | 2032 Views
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