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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California Supreme Court to rule on Prop. 8

The California Supreme Court announced Friday it will rule Tuesday on the validity of Proposition 8, the state's voter-approved...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 28, 2009 at 7:29 am | 15 comments | 2269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is it time for Nancy Pelosi to resign?

Her stances on waterboarding are all over the place, a real theatre of the absurd. She refuses to privide honest answers,...

Original post made by Kevin on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on May 28, 2009 at 6:50 am | 90 comments | 3568 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Palo Alto firefighter gets probation

Former Palo Alto firefighter Tanya August, 39, could have spent four years in state prison for fraudulent worker's compensation...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on May 28, 2009 at 6:46 am | 10 comments | 2222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Help Balance Palo Alto's Budget by Cutting Pay of High Income City Employees?:

On another thread, a user posted a link to a list of city salaries for 2006. (http://www.bayareanewsgroup.com/multimedia/mn/news/salaries_paloalto.pdf)....

Original post made by Anna on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 27, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 20 comments | 2760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials: Budget crisis will hit deep, hurt bad

Grim, dire, unprecedented, catastrophic, devastating. Officials from school districts and cities, counties, special districts...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by City Employee, on May 27, 2009 at 11:32 am | 31 comments | 2728 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California in an 'unprecedented' fiscal crisis

"It's grim. There's no other word for it," State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, summed up the economic catastrophe California...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 27, 2009 at 10:49 am | 30 comments | 10403 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Help East Palo Alto youth get that first job, connect with caring adults, and build their future!

East Palo Alto's Sponsored Employment Program A first job means so many things for a young person. But in East Palo Alto...

Original post made by Michael Levin on May. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2081 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County: Reassessment firms trick homeowners

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Original post made on Apr. 21, 2008
Last comment by Ryan, on May 27, 2009 at 1:58 am | 2 comments | 3816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building a city, one block at a time

Xander Hughes, a third-grader with a knack for engineering and constructing elaborate Lego structures, is one of 48 elementary-school...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Parent Alum, on May 27, 2009 at 12:10 am | 3 comments | 2106 Views

SPORTS

Menlo rolls to NorCal tennis championship

It should have been an exciting time for members of the Menlo School boys' tennis team, when they wrapped up the program's...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Glen Pritzker, on May 26, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 6 comments | 2937 Views

SPORTS

Stanford lacrosse players honored

Stanford junior midfielder Lauren Schmidt earned a pair of awards over the weekend as part of the Women's National Championships...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2458 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen Mountain View police car found

A Mountain View Police Department patrol car that was stolen at a concert Friday night after an officer left his keys inside...

Original post made on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 26, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 42 comments | 3828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Garbage Containers/Composting

As a board member and resident of a large condo complex in Palo Alto, I was wondering if anyone else has recently discovered...

Original post made by Peter Williams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by apartment manager, on May 26, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 2026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial Day?

Stolen police cars, stimulus money, and new golf fees ... but where are the stories about Memorial Day? ...

Original post made by BP on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Norm, on May 26, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 2152 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mansions of the Lord : Mansions of the Lord

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Original post made by Jane on May. 25, 2008
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on May 26, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 10 comments | 2811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary science

I have to admit that I haven't paid a lot of attention to the PAUSD science curriculum. I remember something about balls...

Original post made by CA on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 26, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 5 comments | 2054 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama Is Outsourcing Torture

In their haste to fall over themselves in praising the Obama administration’s decision to close Guantanamo and CIA secret...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 26, 2009 at 6:35 am | 8 comments | 2124 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gunn High School -- Class of 2007

Gunn High School Class of 2007 Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=5222 posted...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google's Page plans 6,000 sf Palo Alto home

Try Googling Google Co-founder Larry Page and you won't find out much -- certainly not about what he's got in mind for his...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 26, 2009 at 12:52 am | 71 comments | 12997 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAUSD - new online registration

I received 3 letters from PAUSD informing me of their new online registration process for each of my continuing students....

Original post made by Parent on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on May 25, 2009 at 8:24 pm | 10 comments | 2158 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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