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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks 'revenue guarantee' from hospitals

Palo Alto could require Stanford University to provide an explicit guarantee that Stanford's proposed expansions of its hospital...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by all fall down?, on May 26, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 25 comments | 4216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seat-belt crackdown begins -- with bigger fines

A "no warnings" crackdown on motorists who flout the seat-belt law began today (Monday, May 24) and violators will face increased...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by anon, on May 26, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 7 comments | 2076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Oaks

Menlo Oaks is a neighborhood that refuses to be defined by outsiders. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10820...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Andralaura Uitu Tainamu, on May 26, 2010 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 2076 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Teachers with heavy foreign accents

Arizona has hit the nail on the head with this one. As a parent who has had a student go through a year of math with a...

Original post made by Paly Parent on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 26, 2010 at 7:09 pm | 38 comments | 5819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nixon School celebrates 'International Night' Friday

Students and parents at Nixon Elementary School celebrated an "International Night" Friday to share students' varied national...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 26, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 4 comments | 2197 Views

SPORTS

CCS swim marks still fall without special suits

Jasmine Tosky and Tom Kremer both wore full-length, high-tech suits a year ago at the Central Coast Section Swimming and...

Original post made on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by Gunn Swim Parent, on May 26, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 8 comments | 2720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Youth safety Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12982 posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cheryl Nafzgar, on May 26, 2010 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2466 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>THE CUBS HAVE GROWN ... </B>Though Palo Alto's <B>Cubberley High School</B> graduated its last senior class in 1979,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Valoran Hanko, on May 26, 2010 at 8:09 am | 3 comments | 2724 Views

SPORTS

Stanford: NCAA women's tennis champs!

The Stanford women's tennis team fulfilled its coaches' commitment to them, winning the national championship with an improbable...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nick, on May 26, 2010 at 3:04 am | 1 comment | 2669 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Alternatives Analysis; June 1, Burgess Park Rec. Center

Here's a reminder for Bay Area Mid-Peninsula residents. Menlo Park is hosting one of the frequent Alternatives Analysis...

Original post made by Martin Engel on May. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2068 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Rich Gordon for Assembly

Considering the mess awaiting the successful state Assembly candidate in November, it is surprising to see such diversity...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Gordon, on May 25, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 8 comments | 2966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3-year-old East Palo Alto girl is safe back home

A 3-year-old girl is safe with her mother after allegedly being abducted by her father from her East Palo Alto home late...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on May 25, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 2457 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HP gets contract to speed immigration checks

A $41.6 million contract to help speed up immigration-status checks has been awarded to HP Enterprise Services, the Palo...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on May 25, 2010 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 2003 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Story: Lieberman Looks to Strip the Citizenship of 1 Million Americans Without Charge or Trial

Lieberman Looks to Strip the Citizenship of 1 Million Americans Without Charge or Trial Keith Farrell Infowars.com May...

Original post made by food for thought on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Wrong, on May 24, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 8 comments | 2171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Edison transfers East Palo Alto charter school

Despite management changes, students at East Palo Alto's high-performing Edison Brentwood Academy will notice few if any...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by mutti, on May 24, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 5 comments | 2475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Harvey Milk Day!

Happy Harvey Milk Day! May 22 (tomorrow) is Harvey Milk Day in California. Any local celebrations?...

Original post made by Happy Harvey Milk Day! on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 24, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 7 comments | 1878 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More Seniors Looking For Work Than Ever Before

More Seniors Looking For Work Than Ever Before Losing your job is bad at any time in your life, but it’s particularly...

Original post made by Verna Guzenda on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Reagan?????, on May 24, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 2272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Leaving Children Home Alone

What are the laws in Californis about leaving children home alone? I found a lot of guidelines: * Children ages...

Original post made by Home Alone on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by kmom, on May 24, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 2874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hit and Run outside Rick's

I am baffled by the PAPD response to this .. I was with my child at Rick's today (friday) around 8pm. We were getting...

Original post made by MidtownMom on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Norm, on May 24, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 13 comments | 2307 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study lists impacts of Stanford hospitals 'renewal'

Stanford University Medical Center's sweeping proposal to rebuild and expand its hospital facilities threatens to bring --...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Paying Attention, on May 24, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 2454 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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