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PALO ALTO ISSUES

GAS LEAKING at apt. complex reported to CityCouncil

If you were there ( 6-15-09 )at the recent City Council Meeting tonight, you would be alarmed with the news that a tenant...

Original post made by Mayfield Child on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by MayfieldChild, on Jun 17, 2009 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 1963 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto SEIU Negotiations

From the Weekly online: "The [Palo Alto] police union will defer its negotiated salary increases, department managers will...

Original post made by Nat on Jun. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driver License Curfews?

What's the experience with enforcing the 11 pm curfew for new drivers? I'm being constantly told that "no one follows that...

Original post made by New Driver on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jun 17, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 15 comments | 3107 Views

AROUND TOWN

PACT new policy in question

The new policy at PACT mandates that parents are not allowed to accompany their children to an audition, which is conducted...

Original post made by OK on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 17, 2009 at 11:42 am | 6 comments | 1823 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does Town Square REALLY Need More Rules??

Steve Levy recently a new thread asserting the desirability of "New Rules for Town Square". Levy wants more censoring of...

Original post made by Anna on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by rick, on Jun 17, 2009 at 7:52 am | 41 comments | 3326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

200 Target stores sued for illegal dumping

A major lawsuit was filed against Target Corporation today by the California Attorney General and 19 district attorneys,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 17, 2009 at 2:56 am | 8 comments | 2674 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky making a splash at Santa Clara meet

Palo Alto sophomore Jasmine Tosky is getting her feet wet, in a manner of speaking, at the Santa Clara International Grand...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 16, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2712 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police raise funds for Special Olympics

Volunteers from the Palo Alto Police Department are raising funds and awareness to aid the Special Olympics of Northern California...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 2338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Flaws in school-improvement planning process jeopardize outcomes

In these difficult economic times, our Palo Alto Unified School District is in the enviable position of having $378 million...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 80 comments | 6692 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Head scratching math with Medicare cuts paying for Health Care Reform??

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20090614/D98Q5L4O0.html I honestly thought I had heard wrong on the radio the other day,...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 1883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Irene Sharp Concert at CSMA on June 25 (NOT June 22)!

The concert with Irene Sharp (Cello) and Steven Lightburn (piano) is on Thursday, June 25 at 7 pm at the Community School...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Jun. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto high schools drop in latest Newsweek rankings

http://www.newsweek.com/id/201160/?s=&q=2009/rank/1 The latest Newsweek high school rankings just came out. Although...

Original post made by Concerned parent on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Apples to apples, on Jun 16, 2009 at 9:15 am | 65 comments | 4462 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Hall: Top Gun Chili not invited to 2009 Chili Cookoff

We've just received word that the team who the citizens of Palo Alto democratically elected to receive the 2008 Best Spirit...

Original post made by Koa on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by imho, on Jun 15, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 10 comments | 2849 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

If you're not running for Palo Alto's City Council, why not?

Even though it seems to many of us that we just had an election, "election season" in Palo Alto is quickly approaching --...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 15, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 9 comments | 3024 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose police regroup after failed search

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Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Adam, on Jun 15, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 12 comments | 2661 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Koloto, Lee plead not guilty to City Hall shooting

Otto Emil Koloto, the alleged shooter in an armed robbery-homicide that killed a 27-year-old man outside Palo Alto City Hall...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two More Threatened Suicides By Train

None of the newspapers picked up on the two threatened suicides this last weekend. The first was a male on Friday night,...

Original post made by RC on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 15, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 2238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man pleads no contest in death of EPA toddler

A 34-year-old man pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court Wednesday to illegally storing a firearm a 12-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Another mom, on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 2005 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police release sketch of 'interrupted burglar'

Palo Alto police have released a sketch and partial license plate number of a burglar who was interrupted in mid-burglary...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by PASTEVE, on Jun 15, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer. That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by agree with scdb, on Jun 15, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 2090 Views
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