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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anna Eshoo votes for stimulus bill in Congress

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, voted to approve the $787 billion conference stimulus bill on Friday, saying that it will bring...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 19, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 13 comments | 1773 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rick Walker imprisonment film premieres

The story of Rick Walker, an East Palo Alto man who spent 12 years in prison on false murder charges, is chronicled in a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Feb 19, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2286 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Education, environmental advocates win Tall Tree awards

Palo Alto's 2009 Tall Tree Awards, announced today (Friday), will honor community activist Carolyn Tucher, environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mari, on Feb 19, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 3410 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Settlement near for theater's Pat Briggs

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Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Artie Kaye, on Feb 19, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 68 comments | 4103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dominating Win for the Titans

The Gunn Boys' Basketball squad finished up its regular season Tuesday night in emphatic fashion with a 69-30 win over Cupertino...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Girls Basketball Finish Season Undefeated

A total of 13 seniors from the two teams were honored in the Senior Night ceremony Wednesday night. But then it was down...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2013 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atheism: Brief History of Disbelief

This PBS series was hard to find, but is unique and and well presented. Excellent watching for the 150th anniversary of the...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Feb. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Soundwall along highway 101

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Original post made by Tanya on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Joel, on Feb 18, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 12 comments | 2960 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Financier named Stanford is on the lam

Texas billionaire financier Robert Allen Stanford is accused by the federal Securities Exchange Commission of cheating clients...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 18, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 2 comments | 2505 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Monstrosity at Charleston & San Antonio

OK, this area of Palo Alto was never perfect, a giant parking lot and a Kentucky Fried Chicken used to grace this corner,...

Original post made by bruce on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 18, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 86 comments | 5786 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Announcing Next Round of BPC (Block Preparedness Coordinator "Classes

Follow-On to the Red And Green City Wide Drop of Information: After the very successful collaboration of emergency preparedness...

Original post made by Annette on Feb. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Storm causes some damage in Palo Alto

Sunday's strong storm that moved through the area toppled an oak tree onto a Palo Alto home, damaging the house, a car and...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by here now, on Feb 18, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 35 comments | 2973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opening Garland means kids must cross Oregon

Reopening Garland Elementary School in 2010 will mean some students will have to cross Oregon Expressway to get to school,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 18, 2009 at 11:29 am | 4 comments | 2193 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Atheism: Brief History of Disbelief

This PBS series was hard to find, but is unique and and well presented. Excellent watching in the 150th anniversary of the...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Feb. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 5410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School lunch program

Thought I would share a new blog about nutrition in our schools: http://www.schoolfoodpolicy.com/...

Original post made by David on Feb. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lack of somewhere for teens in Palo Alto

Glad this very long weekend without school is almost over. It asks the question, what is there for teenagers to...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Feb 18, 2009 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 2132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Higher utilities rates to fund city services?

Facing a bleak budget forecast, the City of Palo Alto is considering an unprecedented transfer of $19.6 million from its...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Excellent!, on Feb 18, 2009 at 9:12 am | 63 comments | 3183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Climate change may be more devastating than thought

A Stanford University scientist speaking at a national meeting in Chicago this morning (Saturday) warned that climate change...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 19 comments | 2441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to seek federal funds for new infrastructure

Palo Alto officials are hoping a new president and his proposed economic-stimulus package will help the city build a new...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Outrageous request, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 11 comments | 2078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ethnic achievement gap in education can't be eliminated, Palo Alto superintendent says

"It's just not possible for the average kid who comes to this country in seventh or eighth grade, or even third grade, without...

Original post made by Greg on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Craig Bright, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 57 comments | 3644 Views
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