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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't Get That College Degree!

Very interesting read, by way of Paul B at KTM: "Here’s an alarming article by Jack Hough from the New York Post that...

Original post made by Interesting Read on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 2125 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest woman in Palo Alto for burglary

A woman was arrested Wednesday evening after she cashed a forged check and attempted to cash two others at three Bank of...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by s a, on Jun 29, 2009 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 2035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto churches take stand against torture

Alarmed by a study that found church-goers are more likely to support torture, local faith leaders are planning a public...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Terrence Karney, on Jun 28, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 53 comments | 4867 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two vie for city's first police auditor slot

The two applicants for Palo Alto's first police auditor present the City Council with a study in contrasts. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 28, 2009 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 2302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Few repairs likely for Palo Alto roads, buildings

Antique bathrooms, outdated playgrounds and cracking asphalt may soon become the most visible symptoms of Palo Alto's economic...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Brian Wilson, on Jun 28, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 22 comments | 2980 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victor Frost cited for violating sit-lie ordinance

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Original post made on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by A. F., on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 106 comments | 7580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools face potential $7 million budget gap

Palo Alto school officials Tuesday outlined an "aggressively conservative" strategy to plug a potential $7 million gap in...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by pat, on Jun 28, 2009 at 11:07 am | 17 comments | 2790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where can I find diet choclate soda?

This was a big fad a few years ago. Now I'm on a diet and I can't find it anywhere, except mail order, where it comes out...

Original post made by on a diet on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 28, 2009 at 9:24 am | 11 comments | 2056 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: A 'how-not-to' book on avoiding life-or-death crises in the wilderness

Back in my 20s, a group of us would make a yearly trek up Half Dome, sometimes with training, sometimes not so much. After...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 28, 2009 at 8:03 am | 3 comments | 2321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto planners: Cut Arastradero lanes

For traffic managers and commuters, the mile-long stretch of Arastradero Road between Foohill Expressway and El Camino Real...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by jake, on Jun 28, 2009 at 1:38 am | 52 comments | 3108 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Kanter to be sworn in as education undersecretary Wednesday

Raising student achievement will be the top priority of Martha Kanter, who will be sworn in Wednesday as U.S. undersecretary...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by martha fan, on Jun 27, 2009 at 11:45 pm | 3 comments | 2506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Use of PiE grants

I'm trying to find out how PiE grants are awarded. Several grants were awarded to develop a middle school Spanish Immersion...

Original post made by PiE Grants on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by PiE Grants, on Jun 27, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 15 comments | 2226 Views

SPORTS

Local volleyballers head to Junior Olympics

Menlo-Atherton High grad Kelli Branning and Sacred Heart Prep grad Marissa Alvarez will be competing at the USA Girls' Volleyball...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Online Sports Staff, on Jun 27, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 2302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weddings

Hillary Thagard and Tim Persyn Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=9785 posted...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by John McManus, on Jun 27, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 2385 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Climate Change bill coming to Congress floor Wednesday

If you want higher energy costs and higher unemployment, be sure to call in support of this bill which Pelosi is trying to...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 27, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 2555 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman dies in crash on Highway 87

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified a Palo Alto woman who was killed in a highway collision in...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by FiftyFive, on Jun 27, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 2304 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solar contractor arrested, charged with fraud

A 38-year-old solar-energy contractor has been arrested and charged with 53 criminal offenses against 30 homeowners in Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 27, 2009 at 11:44 am | 9 comments | 3319 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

$1,000 for old vehicles in area-wide buy-back

Residents who trade in old, higher-polluting cars get $1,000 beginning July 1, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 27, 2009 at 7:30 am | 3 comments | 2661 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

E. Coli fears prompt cookie dough recall

How many more thousands have to die, how many millions every year become ill because the LibLudds have opposed irradiation...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:59 pm | 16 comments | 2191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood schools trim budget by $5 million

Responding to the statewide fiscal crisis, board members of East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District Thursday night...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 26, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 2213 Views
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