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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders tougher water-efficiency standards

Seeking to conserve water and comply with a new state law, Palo Alto officials are considering adopting stricter regulations...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Midtowner, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:27 pm | 25 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Detection camera' to help ease traffic near Paly

Installation of a "vehicle detection camera," possibly by next week, should ease snarls at the new traffic signal on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 7, 2010 at 7:45 pm | 31 comments | 2988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rave reviews for 'Everyday Mathematics'

Teachers and administrators from top school districts in Illinois and one in California report strong results after using...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 11 comments | 2606 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judo champ arrested in Menlo Park assault

A judo champion was arrested Thursday after two men were severely beaten at the Caltrain station in Menlo Park, the Associated...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Frank Smith, on Jan 7, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 14 comments | 3766 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anyone been on a plane since Christmas?

Anyone feel like giving their experience of the new safety measures? We have allowed the terrorists to take away our freedoms...

Original post made by Flyer on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Revisionist, on Jan 7, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 34 comments | 2875 Views

MOVIES

Cinematic saints and sinners

The year in film offered moviegoers an array of characters to cheer for and cringe at. This year's list of notable heroes...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Wm, on Jan 7, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 4859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools: growth, budget cuts in 2010

With rising enrollment and shrinking revenues, cuts in the Palo Alto Unified School District will be necessary in 2010 --...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 7, 2010 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 3237 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Gender inequity the moral challenge of century'

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof kicked off Castilleja's fourth annual "Global Week" Monday, a week in...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 7, 2010 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 2020 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Newsmakers of the Year: 2009

The Palo Alto Weekly's Newsmakers of the Year have shaped and influenced Palo Alto's residents, and the city itself, in 2009. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Jan 7, 2010 at 9:20 am | 17 comments | 5117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View transient attacked with scissors

A dispute between two homeless men living in the Old Ron's Farmhouse building on El Camino Real in Mountain View turned violent...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by WOW, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:16 am | 1 comment | 2013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parental Communication With Paly Online

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Original post made by Parent on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 25 comments | 5196 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PG&E gas bills expected to be lower this year

Gas bills are expected to be generally lower this year due to falling prices for natural gas and lower customer usage, according...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 6, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 4 comments | 2065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found: Car Keys corner of Creekside and Nelson

Large set of keys found this morning at the corner of Creekside and Nelson. VW remote plus other brand car key, you identify...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 6, 2010 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1805 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto in 2010: budget woes, environment

Depending on whom you ask, 2010 will either be a year of painful adjustments in Palo Alto or a time of unprecedented opportunities....

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 6, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 31 comments | 3891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's Get PAUSD to Fix InClass

Hi there, I've been working with several officials of local schools as well as the PAUSD regarding the inconsistent &...

Original post made by Rajiv Bhateja on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by Rajiv Bhateja, on Jan 6, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 66 comments | 5576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers wage experiment

Palo Alto may soon become a laboratory for studying the impacts of union-level wages on local capital projects. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 2134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What minimum age to watch "South Park?"

Please be calm, civil libertarians, I am completely on your side and wish only a personal opinion. Palo Alto parents, students,...

Original post made by Chen Kai Wen on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Midtown mom, on Jan 5, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 14 comments | 5180 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Air district issues 'Spare the Air' alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a "Spare the Air" alert for today (Tuesday, Jan. 5), marking the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Irv, on Jan 5, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 5 comments | 2307 Views

AROUND TOWN

January Events at Stanford

Interested in upcoming concerts, lectures, games, classes or other events at Stanford? The January issue of “Stanford...

Original post made by Stanford For You on Jan. 5, 2010
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pat Burt named mayor, Sid Espinosa vice mayor

Pat Burt was elected mayor Monday night by a unanimous Palo Alto City Council at a packed meeting laden with goodwill and...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Loser mart, on Jan 5, 2010 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 2831 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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New York College Tours
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