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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps 'premature' closed session on Cubberley

The City Council's closed-session discussion on the future of Cubberley Community Center was abruptly canceled Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 1920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New buildings at Paly to be discussed today

New building projects at Palo Alto High School will be the topic today at a meeting of the Palo Alto High School Facilities...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Sep 2, 2009 at 11:01 pm | 5 comments | 1920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Typical Secondary Course Loads

I still have gradeschoolers, so I'm just curious... I understand that at the middle school level the kids in 7th/8th all...

Original post made by High School Question on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 13, 2009 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 1920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals discuss teaching 'kid by kid'

Principals collaborate regularly with teachers to perform "kid-by-kid" analyses of individual achievement, educators said...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by mom, on Dec 5, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 3 comments | 1920 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More Arson Fires at Gunn

This time the sports fields were targeted. Benches, trashcans, even the sacred baseball backstop was set ablaze. http://twitter.com/qqpa qq...

Original post made by qq on Aug. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cut the Stress Level, Skelly, on Aug 30, 2009 at 12:47 am | 1 comment | 1920 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men rob Willow Road gas station

Two men armed with handguns held up three employees at the 76 gas station on Willow Road Monday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by TheObServant, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1920 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Should prohibition become a new amendment (again) to the Constitution?

I like to argue big issues, especially ideology. Should we reintroduce prohibition on alcohol? Before you all claim...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by qq, on Nov 23, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 1920 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Court rules against Stanford in patent case

Monday's Supreme Court ruling in a patent ownership case is a blow to federally sponsored research in universities, according...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Matt, on Jun 10, 2011 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 1920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dearth of Car Dealerships?

The headline and article summary stating that Palo Altans are "suffering" from a dearth of grocery stores, car dealerships...

Original post made by Dearthman on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on May 15, 2009 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 1920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New High Speed Rail Cost Estimate

This appeared in the SJ Merc: http://www.mercurynews.com/california-high-speed-rail/ci_19236454 The High Speed Rail is...

Original post made by Common Sense on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 1, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 4 comments | 1919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Festival of the Arts returns for 32nd year

The streets of downtown Palo Alto will teem with art enthusiasts and revelers this weekend for the 32nd annual Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 23, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 4 comments | 1919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian to offer 'education update' in Palo Alto

State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will hold an "Education Update" Jan. 23 in Palo Alto, reviewing K-12 education funding...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Also Concerned, on Jan 8, 2010 at 10:42 pm | 2 comments | 1919 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police investigating knife/gun incident

Palo Alto police were conducting a search late this afternoon for two men, one of whom is believed to have cut another man...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by TA, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 7 comments | 1919 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victim identified in fatal hit-and-run collision

A man who was killed in a Sunnyvale hit-and-run that also badly injured his friend on Saturday has been identified by the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by murder, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 13 comments | 1919 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Secretary of Culture a cabinet level post

In the never ending waste of money and now comes this - A call for President-elect Barack Obama to give the arts and humanities...

Original post made by Mr. Liberty on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 1, 2009 at 8:31 pm | 4 comments | 1919 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clocks 'fall back' on Sunday

This weekend, it's time to turn clocks back one hour. Sunday at 2 a.m. is the official end of daylight saving time. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 2, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1919 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Artists, activists celebrate King's dream

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, thousands of people came out to Palo Alto's "Let Freedom Ring" celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by called, on Aug 28, 2013 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 1919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police: Outrage over homicides leads to tips

After decades of adhering to a "no-snitch" culture, East Palo Alto residents are coming forward with tips about recent murders...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Jul 29, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 10 comments | 1918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feature story: Caring for the community

This year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees -- Jean Coblentz, Ken Sletten, Jill and Boyd Smith, Phyllis Moldaw...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by mtothekw21, on Apr 27, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 2 comments | 1918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly graduate is featured on PBS documentary "American Masters" this week

Joan Baez (graduated from Palo Alto High School in 1958) is the subject of the American Masters TV show this week. The 2-hour...

Original post made by Bill on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Longterm Admirer, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 1918 Views
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