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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate Tuesday on Palo Alto's ballot measures

The two city ballot measures that Palo Alto voters will decide upon in the Nov. 8 election will be the subject of a forum...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 11, 2011 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 1884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what do you think of palo alto childrens theaters new approch?

New audition process, Times for tech dresses, etc... ...

Original post made by palo alto resident on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Subsidy squandered, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:37 am | 9 comments | 1884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Sal Khan

Sal Khan, founder of the Mountain View-based Khan Academy, is revolutionizing education, one 10 minute YouTube video at a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 27, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 1884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn sisters juggle academics with life at the VA

When Amber and Julie Jacobson tell classmates at Gunn High School they live down the street at the VA Hospital, they're astounded...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Sister Joann Heinritz, on Mar 10, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 6 comments | 1884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beechwood School in Menlo Park reopens after fire

Beechwood School, a private K-8 nonprofit school located at 50 Terminal Ave. in Menlo Park, reopened Monday morning after...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by BeThatOne, on Sep 19, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to explore alternate post-high-school paths

Unconventional post-high-school paths will be explored Thursday in a Gunn High School panel discussion titled "OMG! I Forgot...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Barbara , on Feb 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 18 comments | 1884 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

baylands scoop

This morning about 8 police cars were speeding to the baylands. Then a crashed car was towed away. What's the scoop?...

Original post made by Stacy on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on May 18, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 1884 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothills fire-management plan stalls

A long-awaited proposal to reduce fire danger in the Foothills by creating evacuation trails, trimming fire-prone vegetation...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ed Whisler, on May 20, 2009 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 1884 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Climate Change: The Number of Skeptics is Swelling Everywhere

From the June 26, 2009 Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124597505076157449.html Steve Fielding...

Original post made by Jarred on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 30, 2009 at 7:09 am | 17 comments | 1884 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High temperatures prompt call to conserve power

California power grid operators are urging residents to conserve power as high temperatures tempt many to turn on their air...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Mitchell, on Jul 2, 2015 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 1884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Atherton High School Launches an Official Alumni Network

Hello Fellow Menlo-Atherton Bears! Been in hibernation? It is time to reconnect with your classmates! The Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made by Chris on Oct. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Celebrating a quarter-century

Donning an elaborate silky robe and golden headdress, Bubba Gong leads his dance students around the Foothill College studio...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Eva Ciabattoni, on May 27, 2011 at 4:55 am | 1 comment | 1884 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library survey supports branch system

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Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Better question, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:04 pm | 8 comments | 1883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto revises business-tax proposal

After years of wrangling, debating and negotiating with the business community, Palo Alto officials are expected to place...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:21 am | 14 comments | 1883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree Lighting

Why is the City of Palo Alto one of the few cities that does not have a tree lighting? ...

Original post made by St. Nick on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Dec 21, 2010 at 11:09 am | 28 comments | 1883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic, housing top list of citizen concerns

Traffic congestion and a dearth of affordable housing continue to frustrate Palo Alto residents, even as most of them continue...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Bob , on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 4 comments | 1883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsweek Ratings of Paly & Gunn

Newsweek's rating system is a hodgepodge of numbers that give only a general indication of school "quality." An significant...

Original post made by Noel on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 13, 2009 at 6:43 am | 5 comments | 1883 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two East Palo Alto men wounded in shooting

A 29-year-old Menlo Park man and a 34-year-old Union City man were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto Thursday night,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 3, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 1883 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain hits Volkswagen in Sunnyvale, service stalled

A Caltrain struck a Volkswagen Jetta in Sunnyvale this morning as the driver tried to push the disabled car across the tracks,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 21, 2009 at 5:33 am | 6 comments | 1883 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police interupt attempted break-in at JLS

Palo Alto police cited a juvenile male with attempted burglary Sunday night after he and two others were caught trying to...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 13 comments | 1883 Views
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