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AROUND TOWN

City Hall: Top Gun Chili not invited to 2009 Chili Cookoff

We've just received word that the team who the citizens of Palo Alto democratically elected to receive the 2008 Best Spirit...

Original post made by Koa on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by imho, on Jun 15, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 10 comments | 2761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

If you're not running for Palo Alto's City Council, why not?

Even though it seems to many of us that we just had an election, "election season" in Palo Alto is quickly approaching --...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 15, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 9 comments | 2873 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose police regroup after failed search

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Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Adam, on Jun 15, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 12 comments | 2510 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Koloto, Lee plead not guilty to City Hall shooting

Otto Emil Koloto, the alleged shooter in an armed robbery-homicide that killed a 27-year-old man outside Palo Alto City Hall...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two More Threatened Suicides By Train

None of the newspapers picked up on the two threatened suicides this last weekend. The first was a male on Friday night,...

Original post made by RC on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 15, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 2206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man pleads no contest in death of EPA toddler

A 34-year-old man pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court Wednesday to illegally storing a firearm a 12-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Another mom, on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1950 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police release sketch of 'interrupted burglar'

Palo Alto police have released a sketch and partial license plate number of a burglar who was interrupted in mid-burglary...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by PASTEVE, on Jun 15, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer. That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by agree with scdb, on Jun 15, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 2048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council to adopt 2010 budget tonight

Palo Alto's proposals to cut programs, raise fees and eliminate about 20 positions to close a $10 million budget gap will...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 15, 2009 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, cops mobilize to guard rail tracks

More than 100 Gunn High School students are mobilizing to patrol rail crossings in Palo Alto after the recent suicides of...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Misha, on Jun 14, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 25 comments | 2383 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Error in PA's capital budget

Palo Alto just released its proposed capital expenditure budget. The finance Committee which prided itself on its thorough...

Original post made by concerned resident on Jun. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1956 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

were Chinese immigrants persecuted by California?

State Assemblyman Paul Fong says Chinese immigrants "faced discriminatory laws that prevented them from marrying or owning...

Original post made by Paul on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 14, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 10 comments | 2323 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Even the SF Chronicle is learning to report "the rest of the story"!

Noticed 2 things in reading the Chronicle today. One: They now carry Victor Davis Hanson, an historian I admire greatly,...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 14, 2009 at 1:26 pm | 4 comments | 1776 Views

SPORTS

Perfect finish for Palo Alto Little League champ

Despite falling behind 4-1, Alhouse King never doubted it would come back to win Saturday's Palo Alto Little League City...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Patrick J. McEvoy, on Jun 14, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 2777 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman joins Palo Alto City Council race

Planning and Transportation Commissioner Karen Holman will be seeking a seat on the City Council in November. Holman, who...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 14, 2009 at 9:37 am | 14 comments | 2171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Crucial' grant helps teen 'Safe Ride' program

A $5,000 grant to assure continuance a life-saving "Safe Ride" program for partying teenagers has been awarded to the American...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Lucas Matze, on Jun 14, 2009 at 9:20 am | 15 comments | 2099 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

45% Say Cancel Rest of Stimulus Spending

From pollster Rasmussen Reports: "Forty-five percent (45%) of Americans say the rest of the new government spending authorized...

Original post made by Jarred on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 6 comments | 1608 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hard Labor in North Korea for 2 American Women

Two American journalists, Laura Ling and Euna Lee, have been arrested by the North Korean government and sentenced to...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by sharon, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 73 comments | 3406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsweek Ratings of Paly & Gunn

Newsweek's rating system is a hodgepodge of numbers that give only a general indication of school "quality." An significant...

Original post made by Noel on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 13, 2009 at 6:43 am | 5 comments | 1968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

K-3 class sizes in Palo Alto will rise to 21 or 22

Anticipating harsh budget cuts from Sacramento, Palo Alto will allow K-3 class sizes to rise slightly next year. However,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by well but, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:20 am | 10 comments | 2256 Views
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