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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Expert helps Palo Alto police fight racial bias

Everyone, not just police officers, is guilty of racial bias. But as the nation's leading expert on racial profiling told...

Original post made on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by b, on Nov 18, 2009 at 9:49 am | 13 comments | 2370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter from Adolescent Counseling Services Director Philippe Rey

It is with great sadness that I write this email to inform you of the death of a Gunn High School student earlier (Tuesday)...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mr Monk, on Nov 18, 2009 at 9:03 am | 12 comments | 2737 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jewish family agency wins citizenship grant

A $90,000 government grant to help persons with cognitive problems become U.S. citizens has been received by the Jewish Family...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 18, 2009 at 7:36 am | 13 comments | 2071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Theatre, Art Center get new directors

In two moves that the City of Palo Alto hopes will revitalize its arts programs, new directors have been chosen for the Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Daria, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:53 am | 3 comments | 3848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Palo Alto Children's Theatre director 'humbled, excited'

Judge Luckey's small office space is barren, except for a desk, chair and credenza he brought in last week. But the new Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Daria, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:45 am | 2 comments | 3103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cal Ave to start seeing new trees next month

Palo Alto will have a greener, slightly shadier California Avenue before the end of this winter -- the City Council Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by mj, on Nov 17, 2009 at 11:58 pm | 2 comments | 2836 Views

SPORTS

Stanford, Harbaugh close to contract extension

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh is close to completing a contract extension with the school. Athletic director Bob Bowlsby...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Alan Mela, on Nov 17, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 2193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Movie review: 2012

An Oscar-caliber cast and dazzling visual effects can't rescue this formulaic disaster flick from a script flooded with generic...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by V, on Nov 17, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 14 comments | 2057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ohlone Prospective Parent Orientation Night Nov 17

I marked on my calendar that Ohlone Prospective Parent Orientation Night is on Nov 17 but I can't seem to find any reference...

Original post made by Interested in Ohlone on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by JSD, on Nov 17, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 2039 Views

SPORTS

Caltrain offers special service for the Big Game

Few things on the Peninsula have been around as long as Caltrain, but one of the closest competitors is the Big Game. Caltrain...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 17, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 2329 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto may get supermarket

For decades, East Palo Alto city officials have attempted to convince developers to build a supermarket in town so residents...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Nov 17, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 9 comments | 2618 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Expert assails May case evidence gathering

A former San Mateo County forensics expert on Monday gave scathing testimony criticizing the evidence gathering in the shooting...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Koa, on Nov 17, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 5 comments | 2188 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

25 evacuated after fire on Waverley Street

About 25 people had to evacuate a Waverley Street condominium complex Tuesday morning because of a fire at one of the building's...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by also, on Nov 17, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 2280 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another home-invasion robbery reported

A man forced his way into a Mountain View woman's apartment through a closed window early Saturday morning, held her at gunpoint...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by to ms. davis, on Nov 17, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 20 comments | 2188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate Victor Frost hospitalized -- heart

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Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Eliot, on Nov 17, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 10 comments | 1001 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog Meeting tonite at 7:00, Jordan Middle School

Do we need more dog runs? Should we ban dogs from school campuses? Should we enforce the leash law? Discussion with the community...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2049 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Defense expert: Officer May broke rules

A use-of-force expert for Alberto Alvarez, who is on trial for the murder of East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May, testified...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Thanks, Rick, on Nov 17, 2009 at 5:44 am | 15 comments | 3064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our High Schools Should Start Later!

Here's new research about the tie between sleep deprivation and teen depression: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/13/MN1E1AFT5P.DTL&tsp=1 Our...

Original post made by Caring About Teens on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 16, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 31 comments | 3920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pitching in for kids in East Palo Alto, eastern Menlo Park

Two foundations have organized to raise support for public school children in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Lou Pelosi, on Nov 16, 2009 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

don't obstruct high speed rail

I find it disappointing that it looks like Palo Alto is going to become an obstacle in the construction of high speed rail....

Original post made by Tom - on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by taxpayer, on Nov 16, 2009 at 8:59 am | 28 comments | 2625 Views
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