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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Governor agrees to 'rail' link to cities -- maybe

A direct connection may have been achieved Thursday night between Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's office and California...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Perot, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 2331 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters loan $35,000 to Measure R campaign

Palo Alto's firefighters union has loaned $35,000 to its campaign in support of Measure R, a ballot measure that would freeze...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Nov 3, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 23 comments | 2331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More kids referred to free mental health services

This school year has seen a near doubling over last year of students being referred to free mental health services, according...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ted Alper Ph.D., on Jul 19, 2011 at 7:08 am | 6 comments | 2331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto could seek resolution on federal civil rights cases

More than a year after the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights opened two separate sexual-harassment investigations...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Karma, on Oct 28, 2015 at 8:07 am | 12 comments | 2331 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman robs bank in downtown Menlo Park

A woman in her mid-20s robbed Bank of the West in downtown Menlo Park on Tuesday, police report. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 31, 2013 at 7:24 am | 2 comments | 2331 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Budget affects us?

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Original post made by CA resident on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 14, 2008 at 7:44 am | 6 comments | 2331 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama & McCain volunteers: Blog on your experiences starting Friday

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Red in Blue, on Oct 31, 2008 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 2331 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

You know 9-1-1, but have you heard of 2-1-1?

A little-known phone number to help people find resources when they need them should be expanded to all Americans, Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by shocked, on Jul 9, 2010 at 6:40 am | 7 comments | 2331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo assault victim's condition still serious

A Menlo College student who was assaulted by a member of the school's football team and another man early on the morning...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Feb 5, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 2331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja students win $30K to design phone app

Four Castilleja School students have won $30,000 in venture capital to develop a new app for the Google Nexus One Phone. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Riann, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2331 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water rates climb despite lower usage

Water usage may be plummeting in the Palo Alto and other cities that draw their supply from the Hetch Hetchy system, but...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 15, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 21 comments | 2330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hosts meeting on math texts Wednesday

The Palo Alto school district is sponsoring a meeting Wednesday night for parents interested in discussing elementary school...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Namreh, on Mar 12, 2009 at 12:57 am | 13 comments | 2330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reflections on Reflections

Tonight we returned disheartened from what should have been a proud moment for our family. Our daughter entered an art contest...

Original post made by momof2 on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by momof2, on Mar 29, 2010 at 8:08 am | 10 comments | 2330 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP: Speed likely factor in students' crash

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Original post made by Sam on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 16, 2008 at 6:32 pm | 7 comments | 2330 Views

SPORTS

Gunn, Menlo open football season with big wins

Three blowouts resulted in victories for Gunn and Menlo and an ugly loss for Menlo-Atherton to kick off the 2009 high school...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by dave, on Sep 5, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2330 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CHP issues 20,000-plus 'cell-phone citations'

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Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Dec 20, 2009 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 2330 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook goes public

Instead of chatting on Facebook, a lot of people are talking about Facebook today. The social-networking giant debuted its...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on May 20, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 17 comments | 2330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ugly soundwall still a hazard!

It appears that the work on the Loma Verde/Bayshore intersection by the ugly soundwall has been completed. It is now very...

Original post made by Ugly, ugly, ugly on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 11, 2009 at 5:38 pm | 10 comments | 2330 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Safe Ride' gears up for tipsy teens, others

Safe Ride, a quarter-century-old service that offers rides to intoxicated teenagers from Mountain View to Redwood City, is...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by johnston, on Dec 24, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 13 comments | 2330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly hosts event for 'survivors of suicide loss'

Palo Alto High School will be a host site for the "National Survivors of Suicide Loss Day" Saturday starting at 9 a.m. The...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Nov 22, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 2330 Views
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