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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 | 2345 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 | 1791 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 | 2893 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 | 2209 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 | 2123 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 | 1627 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 | 3464 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 | 1978 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 | 2289 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 | 6834 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 | 1823 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 | 3822 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 | 3407 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 | 2164 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 | 3041 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 | 2824 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 | 2376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Big payout for disabled-parking violations

Scofflaws who park illegally in disabled-parking spots have become one of the biggest moneymakers for the City of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Jun 12, 2009 at 7:37 am | 9 comments | 2257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford computer professor Rajeev Motwani found dead in pool

Rajeev Motwani, 47, the Stanford University computer-science professor renowned for assisting Silicon Valley start-ups and...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by WOW, on Jun 12, 2009 at 6:18 am | 5 comments | 2394 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State parks pay for themselves, new study shows

State parks more than pay for themselves by generating tourism dollars and sales tax revenue, according to a new study by...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:06 pm | 15 comments | 2071 Views
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