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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>FLOATING AWAY ... </B>It began at local supermarkets. Now, Palo Alto's war against the <B>plastic bag</B> is set to...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by TimH, on Mar 24, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 5 comments | 2077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bikes as an IQ Test

Clearly many bikers don't know how to read. "Stop" means stop for all vehicles on Bryant St., including people riding bikes....

Original post made by Moochie on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Moochie, on Aug 20, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 43 comments | 2077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to approve $77 million to make Gunn megacampus

Word to the wise: the next time the school district wants money to upgrade the facilities, make them propose exactly what...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

News Digest

Police to be on special 'Safe Passage' alert Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12307...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 24, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 2077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting teens 'connected' is topic of Sunday event

Finding ways to support local youth will be the topic Sunday at a public gathering organized by two members of the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Apr 29, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments | 2077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students buck trends on commuting

As Palo Alto schools marked "Walk & Roll Day" celebrating human-powered transportation, parent volunteers say Palo Alto students...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Seriously?, on Oct 6, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 10 comments | 2077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian sponsors bill backed by charter schools

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has introduced legislation -- favored by charter school interests &#8211;- that would...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 16 comments | 2077 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two to stand trial in EPA shooting death

Evidence shows two East Palo Alto young men engaged in a "mutual gun battle" during a December street brawl that left one...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2077 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 strikes law for DUIs?

State Senator Leland Yee from San Mateo is proposing a 3 strikes law for DUI convictions. Is this a nanny law or a public...

Original post made by Bill on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 8, 2009 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 2077 Views

SPORTS

Stanford tops Pac-12 with six players picked in NFL Draft

Stanford had a record-tying six former players selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, tying the mark previously set in 1972, 1975,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 12, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 2077 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pew Research Poll: Obama 53%, McCain 39%

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Original post made by Poll Watcher on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Donald, on Oct 21, 2008 at 7:40 pm | 2 comments | 2077 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Historic Anniversary - March 19th a Day of Infamy

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it - George Santayana, 1906 March 19, the invasion of Iraq,...

Original post made by Pearl on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 24, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 39 comments | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Community Heroes' honored today at luncheon

Carl Guardino, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and Adrienne J. Tissier, a member of the San Mateo...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Apr 24, 2009 at 11:44 pm | 2 comments | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto to host gun buyback Saturday

The East Palo Alto Police Department, along with Mayor David Woods, will host its second annual gun buyback on Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 10, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 6 comments | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thieves hit Duveneck Elementary School

Thieves who entered through an open window at Duveneck Elementary School took computers, digital cameras and thumb drives...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Feasible, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:49 am | 12 comments | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View wins grant to launch bike-sharing stations

By early fall Mountain View will join the ranks of such cities as Paris, Barcelona and London in having its own bike-sharing...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Wayne, on May 27, 2012 at 5:19 pm | 10 comments | 2077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre wins key approval

With any luck, construction on a new JJ&F Food Store, offices and low-income housing &#8212; all part of the proposed College...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 4, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 2076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto youth to outline priorities Saturday

What do teenagers want? As Palo Alto's high school students prepare to explain themselves to the city's adult leaders this...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by What an opportunity!, on Feb 24, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 2076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Intergenerational Event Brings Joy to Seniors and First Grade Students in Celebration of Purim

A feeling of love, happiness and community filled the room when first grade students from Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School...

Original post made by lew697 on Feb. 27, 2013
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss achievement gap committee

Superintendent Max McGee's call for an achievement gap task force made up of students, teachers and community members will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 14, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 2076 Views
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