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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Help is available

The Palo Alto School District has provided the following list of resources people can call on during a crisis. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by mommie dear, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2101 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama picks Supreme Court Nominee..uh-oh...

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/15/us/15judge.html “I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences...

Original post made by Perspective on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by She said it several times, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 126 comments | 4333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who should patrol the tracks?

I could envision a town where groups of kids and parents decide to guard the tracks together in memory of the kids who have...

Original post made by sad parent on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 4 comments | 2001 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Speech--E Pluribus Unum

President Obama: "We are shaped by every culture, drawn from every end of the Earth, and dedicated to a simple concept:...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 16 comments | 2065 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police extend deadline for chief's advisory group

Palo Alto police officials have extended the deadline for the new "Chief's Community Advisory Group" to June 19. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by VoxPop, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2043 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council committee backs business-license tax

Palo Alto's proposal to raise $3 million a year through a new business license tax received the backing of the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by CLEM, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 8 comments | 2348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are they sweeping the sidewalks???

Given the budget crisis, why is it that I see the sidewalks downtown being swept with miniature street sweepers twice a week?...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 5, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 8 comments | 1770 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

"Street sleepers"

According to the “police blotters” in last Thursday’s (5/28) “Daily” newspapers, Tuesday 5/26, at 5:44 AM, a group...

Original post made by Whaddawedo? on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 5, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 9 comments | 2058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks new deal on police-building site

Palo Alto will cancel its option agreement to buy the two Park Boulevard properties where city officials hoped to build a...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 5, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 4 comments | 1889 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sleep needed for memory, scientists find

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Original post made on Oct. 11, 2008
Last comment by bru, on Jun 5, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 3056 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Red light camera?

I saw a camera above the intersection of Deer Park and Page Mill today as I hit the yellew and it turned red about a second...

Original post made by H sund on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jun 5, 2009 at 4:54 am | 3 comments | 5233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Days before graduation, Gunn students grieve

What should have been a day for Gunn High School seniors to sign yearbooks and recall happy memories from the past four years...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by GunnJunior, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 26 comments | 4132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man runs into side of train at Menlo Park station

A man ran into the side of a moving Caltrain at the Menlo Park station Wednesday evening, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Rez, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:06 pm | 8 comments | 2052 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of poilice motorcycles just off Encina nr. El Camino

Anyone know what happened here? When I passed, ca. 2pm, there were about 5 or 6 police motorcycles, some policemen were putting...

Original post made by rhody on Jun. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2040 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

President Obama's secret

Here is the real secret behind President Obama. He was not born in Hawaii in 1961. He is actually an immortal who is more...

Original post made by Anderson on Jun. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Green' plans for Ohlone, Garland unveiled

A rooftop garden, a "naturalistic play area" and "daylight harvesting" are among features of proposed new construction at...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 4, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 9 comments | 2078 Views

AROUND TOWN

A conversation, or perhaps the start of a movement

When trying to spark a new movement, Midtown resident Jeb Eddy shuns meetings. He abhors the structure that such endeavors...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Joel, on Jun 4, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 2735 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Suicide contagion?

http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=4112 I am glad the man survived and truly hope he gets the help he needs....

Original post made by Uh oh on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Norm, on Jun 4, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 2026 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Page Mill to evict prominent tenant organizer in East Palo Alto

http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_12516267 Very sad; these folks are needed in the community. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1910 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train victim, 17, identified as Gunn senior

The 17-year-old girl who ended her life Tuesday night at a Caltrain crossing was identified today by friends as Sonya Raymakers,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by scoop, on Jun 4, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 164 comments | 9620 Views
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