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PALO ALTO ISSUES

recent tragedy

My heart goes out to the family and friends of the young woman. As we soul search as a community to figure out how to...

Original post made by anne on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by anne a, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:57 pm | 3 comments | 1735 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Ave Tree Replanting - Citizens' Group Info Table at Sunday's (11/15) Farmers' Market

To further increase public awareness and understanding of the California Avenue street tree replanting plan (released by...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Nov. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1735 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City View

City Council (March 8) Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12590 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by What about PTC, on Mar 12, 2010 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1735 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do we need that large number of Police Officers Patrolling Palo Alto?

Do we need that large number of Police Officers Patrolling Palo Alto? here is what happened today: i placed an old computer...

Original post made by Old homewoener on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by fake 911 calls, on Jan 3, 2013 at 12:48 pm | 7 comments | 1735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula Bible Church hosts prayer meeting Sunday evening

I want you to know about an opportunity coming up this Sunday: a prayer meeting at PBC in response to the recent suicides...

Original post made by Parent on Jun. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly journalism teacher wins Columbia University award

Palo Alto High School journalism and English teacher Esther Wojcicki has received an "excellence in teaching" award from...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Apr 22, 2011 at 10:56 am | 8 comments | 1735 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Slain officer's family speaks out at trial

Family members of East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May, who was fatally shot in the line of duty almost four years ago,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by In god we trust, on Dec 17, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 17 comments | 1735 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury convicts M-A track coach for pushing boy

After a four-day trial, a San Mateo County jury on Friday convicted a longtime Menlo-Atherton High School cross-country coach...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Steve C, on Dec 22, 2009 at 1:54 am | 25 comments | 1735 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain lion sighting in Atherton

A mountain lion sighting was reported at a home on Park Lane in Atherton late Sunday night, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 1735 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community colleges brace for cuts -- again

Due to deep state cuts to public higher education, local community colleges will have to cut back on courses, turn away students...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2011
Last comment by Scale-Back-By-50%, on Jul 12, 2011 at 8:27 am | 9 comments | 1735 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park names Robert Jonsen new police chief

Robert Jonsen, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been named the new police chief of Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 1735 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Budget Preview or Budget Cuts

Here is the link to the City Manager's Budget Preview detailing the 119 positions that are slated to be eliminated. 70 of...

Original post made by David on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Veritas, on Apr 10, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sabrina Lui

Terman Middle School student Sabrina Lui, 13, took first place in the teen category with her story "Encore," which focuses...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by sara's admirer, on Jun 21, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 1734 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Economic Good news?

430,000 new jobs..but by the government, mainly temporary census workers. "The Labor Department said on Friday payrolls rose...

Original post made by Good news/bad news on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Economic good news?, on Jun 15, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 1734 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democratic Gun Bills Dead

AB 1810, AB 1934, and AB 2358, all defeated. http://www.examiner.com/la-in-los-angeles/chuck-devore-republicans-kill-open-carry-ban-california Chuck...

Original post made by qq on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Perespective, on Sep 11, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 8 comments | 1734 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman killed on train tracks in Menlo Park

A woman was fatally struck by a southbound train in Menlo Park Monday night, a Caltrain spokeswoman said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 4, 2012 at 6:45 am | 16 comments | 1734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service set for Tesla employee

Friends and family of Andrew Ingram, the youngest victim of the Feb. 17 plane crash in East Palo Alto, plan to celebrate...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Andy, on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 1734 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Experts urge 'total reassessment' of rail planning

Potentially fatal flaws are threatening California's proposed high-speed rail system, according to a new report by a panel...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 7 comments | 1733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Early summer camp registration

Palo Alto has moved up summer camp registration from the traditional March to January. I don't know about you, but for me,...

Original post made by parent of three on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Nov 30, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Counseling, Paly gym on school board agenda tonight

One of the sharpest critics of the guidance counseling program at Gunn High School says she is "cautiously optimistic" that...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Mar 20, 2013 at 10:10 am | 23 comments | 1733 Views
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