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SCHOOLS & KIDS

In California, Bad Teachers Just Can't Be Fired

I really think we should all be aware of what our kids could be facing, yes, even here in Palo Alto. This is six pages...

Original post made by Scared for our Kids on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on May 6, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 28 comments | 3217 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council bans plastic bags at grocery stores

Despite a threatened lawsuit and opposition from area grocers, the Palo Alto City Council Monday night voted to ban plastic...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by earthmom, on May 6, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 72 comments | 4372 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condi Rice to student "No, no dear, you're wrong. Alright. You're wrong. We did not torture anyone."

Condi thought she'd just hang at the dorms at Stanford and then the students got all mean and asked her about torture 'n'...

Original post made by Dr. Ferragamo on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 6, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 54 comments | 4344 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV overturns at Page Mill Road and I-280

An off-ramp from Interstate Highway 280 in Los Altos reopened just before 8 a.m. today after a sport utility vehicle rolled...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on May 6, 2009 at 8:48 pm | 9 comments | 2665 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alert citizen tracks 'Peeping Tom,' calls cops

A 50-year-old Palo Alto man was arrested Monday night for peeping in people's windows from their Evergreen and College Terrace...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by ronald tinseth, on May 6, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 15 comments | 4047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support Gunn Robotics and Laugh Till Your Sides Split

Are you having the blues and looking to feel better about life? Here's the perfect opportunity: - Support the award-winning...

Original post made by Rajiv Bhateja on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 6, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minor quake, 2.0, strikes near Los Altos

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0 struck about 3 miles south of Los...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Quarry, on May 6, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

General David Petraeus: we have two weeks to save Pakistan from Taliban

UK Telegraph--- While we are distracted by Bidens Pandemic, a $400,000 vanity fly by of NY and the SCOTUS necropolis. We...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 6, 2009 at 11:54 am | 33 comments | 2408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Announcer speaks out on evils of 'human trafficking'

March Madness has come and gone, and my vocal cords are resting from my role as the Stanford women's basketball stadium announcer....

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on May 5, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 6 comments | 7581 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High announces student's death, with sadness

Gunn High School Principal Noreen Likens announces student's death, expresses condolences and lists resources to help in...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on May 5, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 4 comments | 2881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

another scandal for Miss California

People who want to be Christian leaders shouldn't pose for nude photos. http://cnnwire.blogs.cnn.com/2009/05/05/topless-photo-could-cost-prejean-pageant-crown/...

Original post made by bristol on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 5, 2009 at 7:08 pm | 16 comments | 2537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Investigation into Garth Li's death

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Original post made by A Palo Alto parent on Aug. 1, 2006
Last comment by ex gunn student, on May 5, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 14 comments | 8972 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health officials gear up for swine flu

Even as state and county public-health departments unveil daily counts of people who've come down with the potentially deadly...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Surgeon General, on May 5, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 2166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tall Tree Fest

On behalf of the Gunn SEC, we'd like to invite all Paly and Gunn students to come to the Tall Tree Fest to celebrate the...

Original post made by Gunn SEC on May. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1951 Views

SPORTS

Jamie Nesbitt earns MPSF weekly honor

Stanford senior midfielder Jamie Nesbitt was named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation women's lacrosse Player of the Week...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Stanford fan, on May 5, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 2441 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Swine flu forces 14 school closures in Bay Area

Reports of probable and confirmed cases of swine flu have closed at least 14 schools across the Bay Area as educators and...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by mm mm mm, on May 5, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 2435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine flu spreads, causing school closures

Health officials are continuing to test Bay Area residents for swine flu today (Thursday) as more suspected and confirmed...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Statistics and Risk, on May 5, 2009 at 11:29 am | 118 comments | 6521 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Decision on College Terrace draws ire

Even after promising to subsidize a beloved neighborhood grocery store, developers of the proposed College Terrace Centre...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by mj, on May 5, 2009 at 11:27 am | 52 comments | 3617 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another suicide, same place

Caltrain Twitter reports another fatality north of San Antonio. What the heck is going on?...

Original post made by Dave on May. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2136 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man badly beaten outside Palo Alto restaurant

Palo Alto police are working to identify four men who beat another man unconscious outside a downtown restaurant early Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by GinaB, on May 5, 2009 at 2:38 am | 59 comments | 3535 Views
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