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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Light snow sprinkles Peninsula Saturday morning

Record low temperatures combined with rain overnight to create snow throughout the Bay Area at elevations as low as a few...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Randy, on Feb 26, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 3 comments | 2085 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Close the Climate Goal Gap: Sign the "Compost/Anaerobic Digestion" Petition

Palo Alto has a dirty little secret: We are one of the last two cities in California to incinerate our sewage sludge. Oh...

Original post made by Lisa VanDusen on Feb. 26, 2011
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man, 18, arrested for Palo Alto carjacking

Officers have arrested a man suspected in an armed carjacking in Palo Alto last November, according to police. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 26, 2011 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 1876 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Merchants delay California Ave. street project

Palo Alto's plan to reduce lanes on California Avenue and to bring a host of streetscape improvements to the vibrant commercial...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Joann, on Feb 25, 2011 at 11:45 pm | 35 comments | 3494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents, school officials, exchange tense words

Frustrated parents interrupted school district officials Sunday evening in a sometimes tense discussion of the emotional...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Feb 25, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 166 comments | 43291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contingency cost correction for Anaerobic digestion plant

I attended the meeting and what I understood is that only option 1a had a 30% contingency fee while the other options had...

Original post made by Rowan on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 25, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1956 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Borders files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Borders Group, Inc., filed for bankruptcy Wednesday (Feb. 16), the company has announced in a press release. Borders is the...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by jb, on Feb 25, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 25 comments | 4331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big projects at Gunn, Paly, to break ground soon

Groundbreaking is likely in June for major new academic buildings at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools. The Board of Education...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 25, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 33 comments | 5272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cold, snowy weather headed for Bay Area

Bay Area residents should gear up for cold, rain and even snow in some areas in the next couple of days, a National Weather...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Feb 25, 2011 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 1900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Bookless' textbook study launched at Foothill

A group of educators will meet at Foothill College this week to begin studying how to encourage widespread adoption of free...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by dianefigo, on Feb 25, 2011 at 5:02 am | 2 comments | 2311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Substitute Teachers

Is it the time of year, illness amongst staff, staff meetings, parent/teacher conferences or what, because my child has had...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by JLS Parent Too, on Feb 25, 2011 at 12:12 am | 2 comments | 1746 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto plane crash: one year later

This Thursday (Feb. 17) will be the first anniversary of the twin-engine Cessna 310R plane crash that knocked out power to...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 24, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 28 comments | 4293 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

should the United States apologize for white supremacy laws of the past?

US Rep Mike Honda is calling for the United States to officially apologize for the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act. Mercury-News...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by are ya kidding?, on Feb 24, 2011 at 4:21 pm | 48 comments | 2213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents who want to attend School Board Meeting to protest mega High Schools

This thread is to put forward ideas and to help organize all parents who are interested in attending School Board meeting...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 24, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 47 comments | 2679 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn and Priory girls all advance

The Sacred Heart Prep boys' soccer team had the second-best record of any team, boys or girls, heading into the Central Coast...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Soccer fan, on Feb 24, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1998 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police apprehend robbery suspect

Police have arrested a San Jose man in connection with the robberies of a pizza delivery man and a woman whose purse was...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 24, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 32 comments | 3271 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Competency of accused killer Elarms questioned

The man accused of killing East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis in a Hillsdale Shopping Center parking garage last...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Feb 24, 2011 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

global warming is making your hayfever worse

According to the National Academy of Sciences, global warming has made the hayfever season a month longer now than in 1995....

Original post made by hay fever on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by good, on Feb 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 4 comments | 1458 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Work set to begin at busy El Camino intersection

One of Palo Alto's busiest and most dangerous intersections will soon be equipped with larger sidewalks, new signs and bulbouts...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 24, 2011 at 12:24 am | 41 comments | 4149 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

wheelchair

I give money to a very nice african american man in front of Whole Foods. He is not always there, but he is nice and quiet. The...

Original post made by riley on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by dana, on Feb 23, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1713 Views
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