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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gay Curriculum Proposal Riles Elementary School Parents

A group of parents in a California school district say they are being bullied by school administrators into accepting a new...

Original post made by Concerned parent on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 25, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 19 comments | 2353 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Medicare age discrimination

The Federal government is poised to begin age discrimination in Medicare. Pursuant to a little-noticed sentence in the...

Original post made by protester on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 1944 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is the Best Solution to Unauthorized Immigration

People have strong feelings about the challenges posed by unauthorized immigration. In a recent thread "What Are Voters Telling...

Original post made by stephen levy on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 11:16 am | 18 comments | 2139 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What Are Voters Telling Us

Today's Field Poll http://www.field.com/fieldpollonline/subscribers/Rls2306.pdf. reports that voters want the next...

Original post made by stephen levy on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by pat, on May 25, 2009 at 11:08 am | 51 comments | 2743 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto urged to go slow on 'smart grid'

The smartest thing Palo Alto could do is wait a year before adopting the new "smart grid" technology to regulate real-time...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:59 am | 12 comments | 2322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybe A Silly Question ... Embarcadero & Alma Underpass

I used to walk under the Alma/Embarcadero underpass to go to high school when I was a kid. I always thought the massive...

Original post made by Bruce on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:54 am | 3 comments | 2110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fight Outside Illusions on Cal Ave

PAPD is responding to a 242 disturbance in front of the Illusions Supper Club on California Ave. 7-10 people were involved...

Original post made by qq on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:43 am | 12 comments | 2061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Massachusetts: first state to require math-specific proficiency exam for teacher certification

Excerpt from MA DESE press release: "Today's action stipulates that for the next three years teacher candidates who score...

Original post made by Parent on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 25, 2009 at 3:41 am | 5 comments | 2096 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged burglars caught in Palo Alto baylands

A high-speed chase that ended in Palo Alto's baylands at Embarcadero Road early Sunday morning resulted in the arrest of...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:39 am | 2 comments | 2238 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California high court to rule on Proposition 8 on Tuesday

""The wait is finally over," said Andrew Pugno, general counsel for ProtectMarriage.com, the main group that supported...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 24, 2009 at 6:52 pm | 6 comments | 1976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Light opposition to Palo Alto foam-container ban

Polystyrene containers, those foamy boxes commonly used to store Chinese take-out or to save a sandwich for the road, will...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Step up to the plate, PA, on May 23, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 55 comments | 4767 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reports of swine flu climb in Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department reported today 14 additional probable cases of swine flu, now referred to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Judy C., on May 23, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 5 comments | 2002 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk

Coffee shop returns to Midtown Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10134 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by resident, on May 23, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 4246 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Voters Voice Outrage

The results are finalized in California, and taxpayers finally took a stand. Propositions 1A through 1E were soundly...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by James, on May 23, 2009 at 9:07 am | 43 comments | 4790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everyday Math causes hoarding in Anchorage

Will this be happening in PA over the next three weeks?: "Yesterday was the last day of school at my local elementary....

Original post made by Parent on May. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2252 Views

SPORTS

Stanford down and out of Super Regional

The Stanford softball team didn't lose at home very often. The only teams which did it this year have combined for 19 of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by PWho, on May 23, 2009 at 6:40 am | 2 comments | 2393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call to action: support a PA pedestrian mall

please join our facebook group and voice your opinion there: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=72967272956 i posted...

Original post made by james thompson on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on May 22, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 30 comments | 4581 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Goats for the greater good

Pet a goat, change a life? Stanford students, faculty and staff did just that Thursday, as the Stanford Goat Project (sponsored...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Karla Kane, on May 22, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 2818 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former school board member Gail Price enters Palo Alto council race

Gail Price, who spent eight years on the Palo Alto Board of Education, is now seeking a seat on the City Council. Price,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by B Allyn, on May 22, 2009 at 1:04 pm | 16 comments | 2585 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Coleman makes quite a hit in CCS opener

Allie Coleman spent the fall with the Palo Alto volleyball team. As the squad's setter, she most often put the ball in position...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on May 22, 2009 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2379 Views
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