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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Slowdown on Garland school re-opening?

Budget constraints and lower-than-expected enrollment growth have slowed the planned re-opening of Garland Elementary School...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Jul 31, 2009 at 9:44 am | 23 comments | 3932 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to require wider private streets

Residents behind a grassroots movement to set a wider-streets requirement within private housing developments in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by bike commuter, on Jul 31, 2009 at 8:21 am | 17 comments | 2734 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Apartment owner files lawsuits against EPA

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Original post made on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by C. Owens, on Jul 31, 2009 at 7:51 am | 11 comments | 3757 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI agents arrest former SLAC employee

A former employee of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center was arrested Monday for allegedly destroying $500,000 worth of...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by John McGuire, on Jul 31, 2009 at 7:10 am | 8 comments | 4447 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Underlying Premise of Obama's Health Insurance "Reform"

Ok, hot topic now, so here we go. Here is Peter Singer, "ethicist" of Princeton, in the NYT on Sunday. I say ethicist...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 31, 2009 at 6:59 am | 28 comments | 2239 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Greenpeace mounts morning protest at HP

Employees of Hewlett-Packard Co. in Palo Alto were greeted Tuesday morning by protesters from the environmental group Greenpeace,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 31, 2009 at 6:30 am | 29 comments | 3161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experts: Be patient, pay attention to signs of teen depression

In the wake of the May 5 death of a 17-year-old Gunn High School junior on the Caltrain tracks, more than 70 Gunn students...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 31, 2009 at 5:25 am | 4 comments | 2405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School class sizes in Palo Alto may increase

Palo Alto may boost school class sizes and delay re-opening of Garland School in response to budget uncertainties and slower-than-expected...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by a Palo Alto resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 30 comments | 3350 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wine-glass attack in restaurant injures waiter

An irate employee of a downtown Palo Alto restaurant attacked a waiter with a broken wine glass Saturday night, resulting...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by T, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 13 comments | 2226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Children's Theater closed door policy

The new policy at PACT mandates that parents are not allowed to accompany their children to an audition, which is conducted...

Original post made by Ok on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by a Palo Alto resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 33 comments | 3385 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidate list growing in Palo Alto

A real-estate lawyer, a school activist and a land-use consultant are the latest three Palo Altans to explore a run for City...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 2298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New tunnels, pipes eyed for Peninsula

Other cities have hurricanes, wildfires and floods -- San Francisco has earthquakes. And nothing gets a major water project...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 30, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 2 comments | 2315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Jewish campus readies for debut

Staff of the new, $270 million Taube-Koret Campus for Jewish Life will move into their offices Wednesday, three months in...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by San Antonio road, on Jul 30, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 81 comments | 6786 Views

SPORTS

Sharapova sharp in Bank of West victory

Over the span of one hour, 62nd-ranked Maria Sharapova reaffirmed herself as one of the top players in beating 10th-ranked...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Huh?, on Jul 30, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 2324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bayshore stop nets three Oakland murder suspects

Three murder suspects from Oakland were taken into custody along U.S. Highway 101 late Wednesday afternoon -- without incident...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by karma, on Jul 30, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 4 comments | 2340 Views

AROUND TOWN

scars on the hills

Why are our green hills balding, Committee For Green Foothills?...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 1924 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rail agency, Caltrain eye 'four-track' train line

A proposed agreement between the agency overseeing Caltrain and the one responsible for building the new high-speed rail...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kennard, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 123 comments | 8355 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is the train whistle twice as loud?

The train whistle has become unbelievably loud, it’s deafening. Is there a safe decibel limit that should be adhered to...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by sac, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 5 comments | 2044 Views

SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 15s advance to NorCal State title game

It did not take a lot of offense to get the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars into the Northern California state...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jul 29, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2482 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Adios Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin's inauspicious departure speech from the Alaska Governorship is yet one more nail in her political coffin. Petty,...

Original post made by A Boomer on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 29, 2009 at 6:09 am | 32 comments | 2283 Views
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