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AROUND TOWN

Caltrain's hopes ride on new rail agreement

Caltrain long-deferred dream of electrified tracks could finally become reality under a new proposal between the California...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mila, on Mar 25, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 13 comments | 2327 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto appoints new police chief

Interim City Manager Carlos Martinez announced Tuesday, Nov. 4, the appointment of Albert Pardini as the new police chief...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2014 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 2327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to vote in new council members

Palo Alto voters will choose five City Council members and decide the fate of the city's proposed business-license tax when...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by cc, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 13 comments | 2326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keene: No 'perfect solutions' for budget crisis

"Managing a dilemma" differs sharply from "solving a problem" in that dilemmas do not have perfect solutions, Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Apr 16, 2010 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 2326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any online classes which can replace Living Skills?

My son is a Paly sophomore who is taking music and language so he doesn't have any room for electives. Next year, when he...

Original post made by Mom of a Paly kid on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Experienced Mom, on Jan 18, 2012 at 10:17 am | 11 comments | 2326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA police arrest couple on drug, other charges

A man and a woman from San Jose were arrested by Palo Alto police Tuesday afternoon on drug and other charges triggered by...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Dec 4, 2008 at 11:54 am | 7 comments | 2326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

MV teens arrested for threatening 11-year-olds

Three teenagers were arrested Friday on several charges, including committing a hate crime, after they allegedly threatened...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Dec 11, 2008 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 2326 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barack's in the basement: Obama is less popular than Nixon and Carter

You'd never know it from the gushing adulation by the MSM, but Obama is less popular after 100 days than all but one recent...

Original post made by Jarred on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 29, 2009 at 2:35 pm | 7 comments | 2326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supreme Court's Kennedy to speak at Stanford

Stanford University's newest class of graduates will be ushered into the "real world" this weekend by U.S. Supreme Court...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Big Al, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 2326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Health Care and Anthem settle on new agreement

Anthem Blue Cross and Stanford Health Care have agreed to terms on a new multi-year contract, a press release stated on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by David, on Nov 14, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 2326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidate list growing in Palo Alto

A real-estate lawyer, a school activist and a land-use consultant are the latest three Palo Altans to explore a run for City...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 2325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Use of PiE grants

I'm trying to find out how PiE grants are awarded. Several grants were awarded to develop a middle school Spanish Immersion...

Original post made by PiE Grants on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by PiE Grants, on Jun 27, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 15 comments | 2325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board seeks updates on Everyday Math

With a controversial new elementary math textbook in Palo Alto classrooms this fall, school board members are looking for...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:09 am | 15 comments | 2325 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab suspect in Stevens Creek Trail assault

Mountain View police have arrested the man they believe is behind last week's attempted sexual assault of a jogger on Stevens...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 14, 2009 at 9:43 am | 8 comments | 2325 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests down over holiday weekend

Over the Christmas holiday weekend, DUI arrests were down, but fatal collisions were up in the Bay Area from a year ago,...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by It's the law, on Dec 27, 2012 at 11:59 am | 4 comments | 2325 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto households to be surveyed

In the next two weeks, a random sample of 1,200 Palo Alto households will be asked to judge the quality and usefulness of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Inconvenient Truth, on Aug 15, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 5 comments | 2324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Out of Control Teenagers in Palo Alto....in 1950

I just bought a copy of "An Illustrated History of Palo Alto" by Lewis Osborne, published in 1969. I found this passage...

Original post made by The Good Old Days? on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Immature brains, on Feb 7, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 12 comments | 2324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters overwhelmingly approve Ravenswood schools bond

A $26 million bond measure on the June 7 ballot to fund major capital improvements throughout the Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Sue Allen, on Jun 8, 2016 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 2324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Air district issues 'Spare the Air' alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a "Spare the Air" alert for today (Tuesday, Jan. 5), marking the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Irv, on Jan 5, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 5 comments | 2324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto landlords from hell sentenced to 4 years in prison

Kip and Nicole Macy lived in Palo Alto and own an apartment building in San Francisco. News report: http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/sfs-landlords-from-hell-get-4-years-in-pri...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 19, 2013
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