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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utilities Manager Communications

The recently adopted Palo Alto budget eliminated some General Fund staff positions. The Utilities Department is a different...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 5, 2010 at 2:30 am | 6 comments | 1726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

InnVision seeks $125,000 to help homeless

InnVision, the San Jose-based nonprofit organization that provides housing, medical, food and clothing assistance to Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by ag, on Dec 28, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 1726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greg Scharff's surge to the top

To most Palo Alto residents, Greg Scharff was a political wild card in 2009, the year he decided to run for City Council. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 1726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Altos Schools to Run Deficit of $3 Million This Year

An article in the Daily Post refers to a quote by Bob Golton that PAUSD will be in the red by at least $3 Million and up...

Original post made by MJM on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by boardwatcher, on Aug 6, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 1726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Mic

Last night the Palo Alto Children's Theater Teens Art Council hosted their first All High School Open Mic event at the Lucie...

Original post made by First Teen Arts Council Open Mic on Feb. 6, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our high schools are getting too big? Maybe not...

Interesting NYT article on Brockton (MA) high - a turnaround and now a success story with 4100 students. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/28/education/28school.html?_r=1&hp "A...

Original post made by Me Too on Sep. 27, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to ponder interim use for day care site

Possible "interim uses" of the old Peninsula Day Care site on San Antonio Road will be discussed tonight by the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff writer, on Oct 26, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 5 comments | 1726 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Murder suspect Zumot's plea delayed to January

Bulos Zumot, the suspect in the death of Palo Alto realtor Jennifer Schipsi, will wait at least six more weeks before entering...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Nov 26, 2009 at 7:39 am | 6 comments | 1726 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot-trial attorneys clash over arson evidence

Federal arson investigator Barbara Maxwell said she detected a heavy smell of gasoline as soon as members of her team began...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by objective, on Jan 5, 2011 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 1726 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Science Bowl competition moved to San Jose

The location of Saturday's National Science Bowl competition, which was scheduled to take place at NASA Ames Research Center...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Lyle, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:52 am | 20 comments | 1726 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman, 73, beaten after teen asks for cigarette

A 73-year-old woman out for a walk Monday night in Menlo Park was beaten by a teenage boy after he asked for a cigarette...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by SelfDefenseInstructor, on Jun 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 23 comments | 1726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: 'It was a miracle' no residents were killed

The Cessna twin-engine plane had just taken off from the Palo Alto Airport when it clipped a regional PG&E powerline, veered...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by petercarp, on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:22 am | 12 comments | 1726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford article about Palo Alto's anti-cell phone NIMBYs

Stanford article about NIMBYs blocking new cell phone towers in Palo Alto: http://www.penipress.com/2011/02/15/silicon-valley-cities-asked-to-speed-up-antenna-approvals/...

Original post made by cell phone owner on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by EJ, on Feb 28, 2011 at 8:07 am | 6 comments | 1726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paving work on San Antonio Road may clog traffic

San Antonio Road will be repaved between Middlefield Road and U.S. Highway 101 during the night on Thursday, Sept. 27, and...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Driver, on Sep 25, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 3 comments | 1726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Government retirement benefits: national perspective

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/10/AR2009101002360.html Washington Post article on underfunded...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 11, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Boot Camp in Palo Alto?????

Latest Paly tradition is that seniors have camouflage theme for first day of school to intimidate the rest of the student...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:18 am | 10 comments | 1725 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three busted for drugs, guns by Menlo task force

Three East Palo Alto men watched their fortunes take a turn for the worse on March 3, as police officers and FBI agents pounced. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Sonny, on Mar 7, 2011 at 4:56 pm | 20 comments | 1725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton council members incensed at being denied report

Atherton City Council members and residents alike are agitating for the release of an investigator's report probing charges...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous Jane, on Oct 18, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man killed by train in Mountain View

A southbound Caltrain struck and killed a man Wednesday night on the tracks south of the San Antonio station in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Gloria, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:19 pm | 18 comments | 1725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uri Caine, Piano, Stanford Lively Arts Informance at CSMA - Thursday, Oct. 8

CSMA's 2009-2010 Arts & Entertainment in Tateuchi Hall begins on Thursday, October 8, with a Stanford Lively Arts Informance...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Oct. 7, 2009
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