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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may sue high-speed rail authority

Palo Alto officials have scheduled a closed-door meeting for Sept. 20 to discuss whether the city should file a lawsuit against...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2010
Last comment by "leaders", on Sep 15, 2010 at 7:38 am | 49 comments | 3154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto charter students earn top scores

Students at a K-8 East Palo Alto charter school have earned standardized test scores approaching those of some schools in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 15, 2010 at 4:51 am | 3 comments | 4015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity near new JCC at Charleston & San Antonio ~1:40pm

I was on my way to a meeting at ~1:40pm on Tuesday and there was *significant* police action around the JCC at Charleston...

Original post made by Midtown telecommuter on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 15, 2010 at 2:06 am | 1 comment | 2799 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge Orders CalPERS Release Page Mill Props Docs

From the epa-tenants.org website: BREAKING NEWS: On September 14, 2010, a San Francisco Superior Court judge ordered...

Original post made by Watcher on Sep. 14, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Winter Break Homework - It's Baaack

In 2008, the PAUSD Board, responding to concerns about student stress, ok'ed a "no homework" policy for winter break in 2009/10...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 14, 2010 at 6:04 pm | 47 comments | 4684 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Size and Scope of an HSR Station - Lets Get Real

http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6322 Here's a very informative summary of what Mt. View is looking at when...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 3 comments | 2320 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man killed by train Sunday identified

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the man killed by a southbound train in Menlo Park on Sunday (Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 3:02 pm | 10 comments | 2455 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen credit cards--Sourced locally??

Tonight Chase informed me my credit card was being used in North Carolina and South Carolina at several gas stations, using...

Original post made by Midtown Guy on Sep. 11, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 4 comments | 2137 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Connections expands to colleges

Abilities United's Community Connections program is giving participants from Abilities United (a Palo Alto nonprofit serving...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Giacomo Michele, on Sep 14, 2010 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 2796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What teens need, part 2 of 2

The Palo Alto Weekly convened a panel of local health and education professionals on Aug. 30 to discuss what local teenagers...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 14, 2010 at 1:25 am | 26 comments | 5847 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big explosion and fire destroys San Bruno homes

A major PG&E gas-line explosion and fire visible from much of the Bay Area has devastated a small residential area in San...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Sep 14, 2010 at 1:00 am | 11 comments | 3193 Views

AROUND TOWN

I goofed at an intersection.

I was distracted and inadvertently pulled forward into the intersection of Middlefield and Charleston after having stopped...

Original post made by Embarrassed Person on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:45 am | 8 comments | 1930 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Guest Opinion: Californians must save themselves

Walk around pleasant Palo Alto and you may not know that California has had a nervous breakdown Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:35 am | 13 comments | 2899 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Images from Palo Alto's Quakeville campout/drill

Palo Altans camping out at Quakeville, Palo Alto's simulated earthquake reaction this weekend, found themselves engaged in...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:20 am | 2 comments | 2661 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's going on in Palo Alto?

I just saw some cops driving like crazy (around 60mph) on Alma about 30 minutes back with lights and sirens and everything....

Original post made by paly student on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Sep 13, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 2386 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2020 World Expo could come to Silicon Valley

From Shanghai Sunday, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger pitched Silicon Valley -- and Mountain View's Moffett Field -- as the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Pan Gloss, on Sep 13, 2010 at 9:56 pm | 5 comments | 2324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police change Taser policy

Recent incidents in which Palo Alto police officers fired their Tasers at suspects would have violated the city's new policy...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 15 comments | 3714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hidden power

Designers find low-tech solutions to recharging life's necessities Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18177...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2149 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pedestrian killed on Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park

A person was struck and killed by a train in Menlo Park Sunday evening, Caltrain spokeswoman Tasha Bartholomew said. Caltrain's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Moe, on Sep 13, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 4 comments | 2354 Views

MOVIES

James Franco: A modern Renaissance man

Mark Twain once turned over Socrates' famous chestnut thusly: "The unexamined life may not be worth living, but the life...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 6310 Views
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