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PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail project gets $2.25 billion boost

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood joined Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer in Washington today to announce...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Irvin, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 56 comments | 2949 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T cell tower problem

We no longer can make or receive cell calls from our home between Page Mill and Stanford Ave. I've called AT&T often. They...

Original post made by Al F. on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by can you hear me now?, on Feb 2, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 5 comments | 2634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving teens a greater voice in Palo Alto

Will students help choose a new principal for Palo Alto High School? Can they have a greater voice in Palo Alto's schools...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 6 comments | 2335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dalai Lama to visit Stanford, Ravenswood school

The Dalai Lama will visit Stanford University and East Palo Alto's Costano School in October to remind all those who listen...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:07 pm | 17 comments | 3928 Views

BOOKS

Tomorrow's events (Feb. 3)

[http://brandontyler.net/ Music: Brandon Tyler] Sacramento Singer-Songwriter Brandon Tyler performs tomorrow (Feb. 3) at...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Youth well-being' added to Palo Alto goals

In a day-long retreat marked by thoughtful comments and respectful listening, the Palo Alto City Council increased the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Well Being, on Feb 2, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 28 comments | 4388 Views

SPORTS

Big week for Lin includes a spread in Sports Illustrated

It was a big week for Palo Alto High grad Jeremy Lin, starting with a four-page spread (and a full-page photo of him) on...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Go Jeremy!, on Feb 2, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 867 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More women, minorities needed in science

The United States is in danger of losing its leadership in science and technology unless more women and minorities are recruited...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by rebecca justiniano, on Feb 2, 2010 at 2:23 pm | 30 comments | 3233 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

do-rag robber pleads guilty

I'm surprised that Palo Alto Online has apparently not reported on this story. Jeffrey Smith has plead guilty to a string...

Original post made by Lynne on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Lynne, on Feb 2, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Knife-wielding man robs Palo Alto Goodwill

A Santa Clara man was arrested in Palo Alto Monday afternoon minutes after allegedly robbing a Goodwill store and threatening...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by chuck, on Feb 2, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 12 comments | 2072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents oppose Walgreens' alcohol bid

A promise Walgreens made 15 years ago to not sell alcohol when it built a store at Maybell Avenue and El Camino Real in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by PA resident, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:58 am | 41 comments | 2970 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Warming center' to be opened in East Palo Alto

A plan to open a warming center in East Palo Alto for homeless people and families has gotten a $25,000 funding commitment...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by lee, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 2543 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E pushing for state law to restrict Palo Alto Utilities

Interesting article in the Mercury-News today about PG&E spending millions of dollars for a state initiative to scuttle city-owned...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:45 am | 6 comments | 1890 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tesla Motors, Inc., of Palo Alto to go public

Tesla Motors, Inc., of Palo Alto is going public. The electric-vehicle maker filed papers with the Securities and Exchange...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Tesla is a great example..., on Feb 2, 2010 at 6:12 am | 8 comments | 2171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Hate' group's tires slashed at Stanford

Protesters from a Kansas church that has received national attention for its anti-gay and anti-Semitic messages had their...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Marvin, on Feb 2, 2010 at 6:08 am | 48 comments | 4334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for a good Coffee/Internet/Study Cafe around PA

Looking for a good Coffee/Internet/Study Cafe around Palo Alto area. Must be able to spread out and study for 4-6 hours at...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 1, 2010 at 9:44 pm | 17 comments | 3571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can teachers pay someone to grade their students papers?

My son came home with a graded English essay. Although he was not really happy with the grade, I commented that at least...

Original post made by paly parent on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by sufficiently competent, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:40 pm | 75 comments | 8366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foreign Languages Fade in Class � Except Chinese

Would be interested to know what folks think of this article in the NYT about foreign language instruction. It seems to...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:04 pm | 105 comments | 4405 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and Iran: Now the price to be paid

Obama promised to have unconditional talks with Iran, and mollify the Iranian government's hatred of the U.S., caused by...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 1, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 17 comments | 1937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Weekend Acres

A bent, beat-up green sign declaring "End County Road" greets drivers turning off Alpine Road onto Bishop Lane. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Nic, on Feb 1, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 5990 Views
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