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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves $8 million for Paly fields

Nearly $8 million for a major rebuilding of Palo Alto High School fields and bleachers was approved unanimously Tuesday night...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 15, 2008 at 8:35 am | 20 comments | 2523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen & Parents Counseling

This is a cry for help! I urgently need a recommendation of an excellent counselor for families of teens. Problem is not...

Original post made by Downtown Mom on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Palo Alto Therapist, on Dec 15, 2008 at 8:32 am | 18 comments | 6005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developments are Water Dependent

For the attention of the Palo Alto City Council: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2008 10:52 AM CONTACT: Council...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Linda Corwin, on Dec 15, 2008 at 7:03 am | 4 comments | 1921 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama HUD Pick Presages Palo Alto's Housing Future

Related to Paul's post about Chicago politics, below, here's the Obama HUD appointment http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/2008-12-13-obama-cabinet_N.htm...

Original post made by Growth Ain\'t That Bad on Dec. 14, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 14, 2008 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget cuts could 'derail' Ravenswood schools

While the Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto likely will not have to layoff teachers, it is looking at chopping...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Tellmeplease, on Dec 13, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 2304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City leaders surprised by composting violations

Palo Alto's ongoing effort to keep a composting site within city borders may be derailed by a newly discovered report detailing...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 13, 2008 at 7:33 pm | 38 comments | 4733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kikis?

What is being built at the Kiki's location (Bayshore)? They have torn the place down .. completely gone within a day....

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by resident, on Dec 13, 2008 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 1962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Davis: 'We cannot tolerate our babies being shot'

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis vowed swift action in response to a series of five shootings in six days that left...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Dec 13, 2008 at 11:04 am | 21 comments | 2413 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chicago Politics and Obama Governance

I perceive a fascinating development as Obama announces his senior team. He is taking "the City that works" philosophy...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 13, 2008 at 7:55 am | 28 comments | 2437 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: The best gift of all for the holidays ...

I recently attended a full-day workshop sponsored by Kara, our Palo Alto-based nonprofit devoted to grief support for children...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lanny, on Dec 13, 2008 at 6:29 am | 3 comments | 2019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eminent Domain and more is on the way for Palo Alto

The high speed rail will create a significant amount of eminent domain in Palo Alto (or worse - the state may just seize...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Dec 13, 2008 at 2:09 am | 147 comments | 9732 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wind, water and sun beat other energy alternatives, Stanford study finds

http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2009/january7/power-010709.html...

Original post made by Green, Greener, Greenest on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2008 at 1:12 am | 1 comment | 2005 Views

AROUND TOWN

'They opened the doors'

Behind the turquoise doors of Cubberley Community Center's classrooms, men and women of all ages, from Asia, Europe and other...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Naturalized Citizen, on Dec 12, 2008 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 2277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto water may be a little murky

The City of Palo Alto announced Wednesday that residents might notice a slight change in the quality of the city's water...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy fan, on Dec 12, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 2037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Ave area parking

The parking situation near Cal Ave for the Evergreen Park residents on College, Ash, Birch & Oxford has gotten out of control....

Original post made by Andrea on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by RS, on Dec 12, 2008 at 4:06 pm | 4 comments | 2106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA, Stanford split on mitigating huge projects

Palo Alto and Stanford University officials remain sharply divided over mitigating housing and traffic impacts of Stanford's...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Dec 12, 2008 at 1:31 pm | 33 comments | 2628 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: PA Knights win in national football playoffs

The Palo Alto Knights faced the biggest team they had ever seen in the consolation semifinals of the American Youth Football...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Anne, on Dec 12, 2008 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 2363 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City may boost wages for big city projects

Contractors bidding on Palo Alto's major capital projects may soon be required to pay their workers wages on par with the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 12, 2008 at 12:31 pm | 13 comments | 2208 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City: Composting violations too minor to alert council

A local composting facility may be a crucial component of Palo Alto's green movement, but as city leaders learned this week,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by No B.S., on Dec 12, 2008 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 2074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four Women in Palo Alto, 1938

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10360 posted Wednesday, December 10, 2008,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 12, 2008 at 9:51 am | 5 comments | 2170 Views
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