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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD explains math text adoption process

Parent reaction was mixed after a Wednesday forum in Palo Alto during which members of a textbook-selection committee explained...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by EDM-not a good choice, on Mar 30, 2009 at 11:58 pm | 93 comments | 8761 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wins, advances to Final Four

STANFORD defeated Iowa State, 74-53, on Monday night to advance to its second consecutive NCAA Final Four. Jayne Appel scored...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jake (San Francisco, CA), on Mar 30, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 2154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Could this happen in PAUSD?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/5049001/School-apologises-after-letter-warns-parents-over-dead-schoolgirls-attendance.html Could...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 30, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 1997 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Reasonable' accommodations?

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Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Mar 30, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 19 comments | 9759 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PAPD/MVPD Persuing Grab and Run Suspect

Around 9PM two white males w/tatoos driving a stolen 2006 Honda Oddysey out of Santa Clara performed a grab and run theft...

Original post made by qq on Mar. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1756 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California's Economic Meltdown is Sacramento Based

The future of Palo Alto, and of California, is at risk not from the current widespread economic crisis as is often alleged,...

Original post made by Buddie on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jarred, on Mar 30, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 6 comments | 1943 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail---Will it be obselete by the time it is built?

The San Jose Mercury News, Sunday, March 29,Page 21A has an article about a new system train design that will travel at more...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 30, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 1828 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

4.3 magnitude quake strikes near Morgan Hill

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck at 10:40 a.m. today about 11 miles north of Morgan Hill, according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by I felt it too, on Mar 30, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 2065 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What are the rules of the road for bicycles?

Are bicyclists considered pedestrians or moving vehicles? Today, I saw a bicylclist coming at high speed through a crosswalk,...

Original post made by Nancy on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 30, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 50 comments | 4051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to install emergency warning sirens

Stanford University is preparing to install sirens that would be activated in case of a campus emergency. Three sirens will...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by kingsley, on Mar 30, 2009 at 11:25 am | 5 comments | 2162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto homeless man in court for violating sit-lie ordinance

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Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by reader, on Mar 30, 2009 at 12:04 am | 103 comments | 248056 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Major cyber spy network uncovered

" An electronic spy network, based mainly in China, has infiltrated computers from government offices around the world,...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 29, 2009 at 8:43 pm | 4 comments | 1964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two big power outages hit Palo Alto Sunday

A fallen tree and downed powerlines from gusty winds blacked out 1,723 customers Sunday afternoon and evening, and a second...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 29, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 16 comments | 2811 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will U.S. financial woes lead to new world order?

The Chinese curse" may you live in interesting times" may be coming true--we will find out at the G20 meeting this week. "the...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1969 Views

AROUND TOWN

City seeks new vision for South El Camino Real

How do you rebuild a neighborhood? Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10687...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 29, 2009 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 1851 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Here come the auditors

Santa Clara County employee Kam Johal looked skyward last Friday, peering at the lights in Integrity Capital on Forest Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Mar 29, 2009 at 9:46 am | 2 comments | 2024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Internet Server Crashes Again -- On a Weekend Again

What happened this time that affected the computer access of the police, fire, and libraries in north Palo Alto? Why did...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Mar 29, 2009 at 5:32 am | 11 comments | 2071 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drug Bust at Barron Park Elementary

Just after 4AM on Sunday a security guard at BPE observed three subjects with drug paraphernalia at BPE. 3 PAPD units responded...

Original post made by qq on Mar. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley Tower

Does anyone know what schools are represented by the mascots (mosiacs) on the Cubberley tower? It seems there is a Cubberley...

Original post made by Megan Bennett on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Megan Bennett, on Mar 28, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 3 comments | 1985 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

AIG and the Bail Out

Things are heating up all over the place 1/ Anger Over Firm Depletes Obama's Political Capital President Obama's...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Mar 28, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 66 comments | 7451 Views
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