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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High student killed by train; school mourns

The 16-year-old male killed by Caltrain Tuesday morning at the East Meadow Drive crossing was a student at Gunn High School,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by bernard, on May 15, 2009 at 1:29 am | 191 comments | 16485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault victim completes her emotional testimony

At times weeping into the arms of a court support person, "Jane Doe," the 18-year-old former Gunn High School student who...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 14, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 28 comments | 3069 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World

The National Intelligence Council fires up the crystal ball and lays out some long-term global political,economic, social...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2075 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cheney on Colin Powell: "I didn't know he was still a Republican"

Former Vice President Dick Cheney took an extraordinary public swipe at Colin Powell Sunday, questioning in a TV interview...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on May 14, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 94 comments | 3033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can someone summarize Facebook lecture?

Anyone go to this? Can someone summarize for me? I can't leave my children at home alone. Thank you. FACEBOOK FOR...

Original post made by Ma on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 14, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 7 comments | 2304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found: Iphone downtown area

I found an Iphone in the downtown area. If someone is missing one, I'll be taking to to the PAPD found department soon....

Original post made by RS on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by RS, on May 14, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 7 comments | 2094 Views

SPORTS

It's Menlo vs. Bellarmine in CCS tennis finale

It will be No. 1 against No. 2 when the Central Coast Section boys' team tournament title is decided on Friday at the Courtside...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Savides, on May 14, 2009 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 2420 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Psssst ... can you keep a secret?

Upon realizing that our interview will be taped and transcribed for publication, Phil Zimmermann undergoes a subtle metamorphosis....

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by DERoss, on May 14, 2009 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 2279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park program trims 'achievement gap'

At-risk students are achieving meaningful gains in reading, mathematics and school attitudes in a small "College Bound" program...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 14, 2009 at 8:38 am | 47 comments | 3398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reigniting the University Avenue Pedestrian Mall Initiative

Imagine this: University Ave-- from the CalTrain to Waverley-- transformed into a pedestrian-only urban park complete with...

Original post made by James Thompson on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 14, 2009 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 2743 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12237 posted Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 10:57...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:43 am | 2 comments | 2435 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Palo Alto Co-op Market

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Nov. 22, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:41 am | 2 comments | 9335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why we need local fresh food

If you are interested in saving our local farmlands so that we can continue to buy fresh produce, and if you are interested...

Original post made by Resident on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:37 am | 33 comments | 2091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

BUSINESS TAX: $150 tax on Stanford and Foothill students to be included? Why not?

Tax on artists, tax on writers, tax on architects, tax on the arts on general, galleries,all retail, etc., tax on gardeners,...

Original post made by solon on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 13, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 2000 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why is bike to work thread restricted to registered users?

Is bike to work so controversial that it needs to be kept to registered users? My comment would have been that the schools...

Original post made by Resident on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by RS, on May 13, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1998 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Permanent ink

Tattoo artist Rev. Todd works on a gargoyle tattoo for Alex Maffei at Homeward Bound Tattoo in Redwood City on Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on May 13, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 2025 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Computer failure foils 'favorite grandson' scam

Failure of a computer at a money-transfer service saved a 99-year-old Palo Alto grandmother from becoming a victim of a "favorite...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Rita, on May 13, 2009 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments | 2936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area workers set for 'Bike to Work Day'

Get out the spandex shorts and fingerless gloves: Thursday, May 14, is Bike to Work Day. The Bay Area Bicycle Coalition will...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gus, on May 13, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 2369 Views

SPORTS

Stanford faces cuts due to endowment plunge

Facing an unprecedented 30 percent plunge in its endowment value, Stanford will reduce the amount it spends from the fund...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by reader, on May 13, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 2534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto could lose $2.43 million to state

Already facing a $10 million budget shortfall in the coming fiscal year, the City of Palo Alto may be forced to let the state...

Original post made on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on May 13, 2009 at 11:50 am | 22 comments | 2613 Views
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