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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council to adopt 2010 budget tonight

Palo Alto's proposals to cut programs, raise fees and eliminate about 20 positions to close a $10 million budget gap will...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 15, 2009 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, cops mobilize to guard rail tracks

More than 100 Gunn High School students are mobilizing to patrol rail crossings in Palo Alto after the recent suicides of...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Misha, on Jun 14, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 25 comments | 2279 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Error in PA's capital budget

Palo Alto just released its proposed capital expenditure budget. The finance Committee which prided itself on its thorough...

Original post made by concerned resident on Jun. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1879 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

were Chinese immigrants persecuted by California?

State Assemblyman Paul Fong says Chinese immigrants "faced discriminatory laws that prevented them from marrying or owning...

Original post made by Paul on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 14, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 10 comments | 2289 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Even the SF Chronicle is learning to report "the rest of the story"!

Noticed 2 things in reading the Chronicle today. One: They now carry Victor Davis Hanson, an historian I admire greatly,...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 14, 2009 at 1:26 pm | 4 comments | 1746 Views

SPORTS

Perfect finish for Palo Alto Little League champ

Despite falling behind 4-1, Alhouse King never doubted it would come back to win Saturday's Palo Alto Little League City...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Patrick J. McEvoy, on Jun 14, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 2627 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman joins Palo Alto City Council race

Planning and Transportation Commissioner Karen Holman will be seeking a seat on the City Council in November. Holman, who...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 14, 2009 at 9:37 am | 14 comments | 2008 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Crucial' grant helps teen 'Safe Ride' program

A $5,000 grant to assure continuance a life-saving "Safe Ride" program for partying teenagers has been awarded to the American...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Lucas Matze, on Jun 14, 2009 at 9:20 am | 15 comments | 2014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

45% Say Cancel Rest of Stimulus Spending

From pollster Rasmussen Reports: "Forty-five percent (45%) of Americans say the rest of the new government spending authorized...

Original post made by Jarred on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 6 comments | 1571 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hard Labor in North Korea for 2 American Women

Two American journalists, Laura Ling and Euna Lee, have been arrested by the North Korean government and sentenced to...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by sharon, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 73 comments | 3319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsweek Ratings of Paly & Gunn

Newsweek's rating system is a hodgepodge of numbers that give only a general indication of school "quality." An significant...

Original post made by Noel on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 13, 2009 at 6:43 am | 5 comments | 1924 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

K-3 class sizes in Palo Alto will rise to 21 or 22

Anticipating harsh budget cuts from Sacramento, Palo Alto will allow K-3 class sizes to rise slightly next year. However,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by well but, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:20 am | 10 comments | 2177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School graduates 2009

Gunn High School graduates Class of 2009: Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12702...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Parent of a Gunn student, on Jun 12, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 4 comments | 5713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

what is the real DTV change over date?

The FCC web site lists when TV stations will be finished with the DTV change over (enter your zip code in the upper left)....

Original post made by DTV on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by DTV, on Jun 12, 2009 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 1776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With joy. bubbles and bullhorns, Palo Alto's high school seniors, families celebrate graduations

With bullhorns, bubbles and great celebration, Palo Alto's two public high schools graduated 873 seniors Wednesday night....

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Natalie, on Jun 12, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 4 comments | 3454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

International flu pandemic declared

Five people have been hospitalized because of the H1N1 "swine flu" virus as of June 4 in Santa Clara County, with 45 confirmed...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Jun 12, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 3258 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

From her house she can see the future

Jun. 11--Exxon Mobil Corp., the largest natural gas holder on the North Slope, said today it will work on the long-awaited...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 12, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 2016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alma Plaza homebuilder backs out of deal

Greenbriar Homes, the homebuilder slated to construct 37 homes at Palo Alto's Alma Plaza project, abruptly pulled out of...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by serious is not serious, on Jun 12, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 33 comments | 2811 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Article by Pastor says all Christians should fight the New World Order

The New World Order February 1, 2009 - In my last column, I attempted to wake up my fellow Americans, who are either...

Original post made by food for thought on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 12, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 3 comments | 2750 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Hospital to try 'drive-through' testing

Stanford Hospital is about to test a new "drive-through" approach to processing large numbers of medical patients during...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jun 12, 2009 at 11:30 am | 8 comments | 2177 Views
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