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AROUND TOWN

Opening Garland means kids must cross Oregon

Reopening Garland Elementary School in 2010 will mean some students will have to cross Oregon Expressway to get to school,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 18, 2009 at 11:29 am | 4 comments | 2103 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Atheism: Brief History of Disbelief

This PBS series was hard to find, but is unique and and well presented. Excellent watching in the 150th anniversary of the...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Feb. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 5368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School lunch program

Thought I would share a new blog about nutrition in our schools: http://www.schoolfoodpolicy.com/...

Original post made by David on Feb. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lack of somewhere for teens in Palo Alto

Glad this very long weekend without school is almost over. It asks the question, what is there for teenagers to...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Feb 18, 2009 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 2102 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Higher utilities rates to fund city services?

Facing a bleak budget forecast, the City of Palo Alto is considering an unprecedented transfer of $19.6 million from its...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Excellent!, on Feb 18, 2009 at 9:12 am | 63 comments | 3073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Climate change may be more devastating than thought

A Stanford University scientist speaking at a national meeting in Chicago this morning (Saturday) warned that climate change...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 19 comments | 2307 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to seek federal funds for new infrastructure

Palo Alto officials are hoping a new president and his proposed economic-stimulus package will help the city build a new...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Outrageous request, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 11 comments | 2025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ethnic achievement gap in education can't be eliminated, Palo Alto superintendent says

"It's just not possible for the average kid who comes to this country in seventh or eighth grade, or even third grade, without...

Original post made by Greg on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Craig Bright, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 57 comments | 3575 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Connecting through Chopin

She sat down on her chair and gracefully pressed down on the black and white keys. The powerful sounds of Rachmaninoff's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sabrina Dahlen, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 2083 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal Obligations Exceed World GDP

Hail to the chief! We did it guys. Federal obligations exceed world GDP Does $65.5 trillion terrify anyone yet? -------------------------------------------------------------...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 17, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 8 comments | 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcoming the rain

Raindrops splash in a puddle outside Borders bookstore on University Avenue in Palo Alto Friday. A red glow from the Borders...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Feb 17, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 3 comments | 1982 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police investigate two robberies

Menlo Park police are investigating separate robberies in the city Monday evening, including an armed robbery of a local...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 17, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 1927 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City to institute public 'rules of decorum'

In the wake of a community meeting Thursday in which one man nearly hit another during a verbal dispute, the City of Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by jardins, on Feb 17, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 27 comments | 2534 Views

SPORTS

Platelet power combats tendon damage

Tendon injuries that previously required surgery are now being healed with a simple injection of a patient's own blood. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Karin Michel, on Feb 17, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 2633 Views

AROUND TOWN

CSMA Presents Gala to Benefit Arts Education

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) presents Young@Art, a gala celebration for the young at HEART by the young at ART....

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Feb. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1856 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dense homes at San Antonio called 'pipe dream'

Fred Thoits, one of two major owners of San Antonio shopping center, injected a dose of reality into the public discussion...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by rem, on Feb 17, 2009 at 11:17 am | 11 comments | 2805 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fight erupts at California Avenue meeting

Anger erupted into a shouting match at the City of Palo Alto's inaugural public meeting for redevelopment of California Avenue...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by svatoid, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:49 am | 63 comments | 3010 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

His Emptiness is confused

Now that BHO is in power, and needs to govern, his scripted campaign rhetoric is not enough. He just said that Caterpillar...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 17, 2009 at 7:42 am | 37 comments | 12266 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man critical after shooting in East Palo Alto

A man is in critical condition after being shot in East Palo Alto Monday night, according to police. The shooting was reported...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2009
Last comment by friend, on Feb 16, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 2041 Views

SPORTS

The Not-So-Sacred Heart

You're at a high school basketball game last night between a religious-based private school and a secular private school....

Original post made by Community Member on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Atta Boy, on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 66 comments | 4430 Views
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