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AROUND TOWN

Report potential abuse, police say

Palo Alto Police Agent Dan Ryan held a sheaf of papers with Town Square postings. Friends of Heather Russell who said they...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on May 7, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 2420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senators push high-speed rail oversight, outreach

Palo Alto city officials and residents aren't alone in their concern about a "lack of transparency" and inadequate oversight...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by member of CMeadows, on May 7, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 25 comments | 3501 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Morton: Should rail authority be dissolved?

Vice Mayor Jack Morton of Palo Alto caught City Council colleagues by surprise with a suggestion Monday night that perhaps...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Spokker, on May 7, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 22 comments | 2626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Archive of Past School Board Meetings?

Does anyone know if there is a way to view past school board meetings? Thanks....

Original post made by neverpicked on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by neverpicked, on May 7, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1942 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bigoted homosexual judge criticizes Miss USA candidate.

Miss California, a real beauty, gives an honest answer about her views on marriage, which concincides with the majority of...

Original post made by Karen on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 7, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 25 comments | 2170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Math and suicide topics

Here on Town Square we have three topics that are getting the most hits. We have had two suicides on our tracks from different...

Original post made by Resident on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn, M-A boys open CCS tennis with wins

The Gunn boys' tennis team entered the Central Coast Section Team Tournament with the worst record of all the teams entered,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Angry_Russian, on May 7, 2009 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 2170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park calls in a pro for May Fete

It's a problem faced by many neighborhood groups despite the best-laid plans: volunteer fatigue. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by iwd, on May 7, 2009 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 2298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs grand plans for Paly, Gunn

Despite warnings from some residents that they were acting hastily, Palo Alto school trustees Tuesday approved rough master...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on May 7, 2009 at 9:27 am | 13 comments | 3959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Tough choices' ahead on school boundaries

Palo Alto school trustees offered guidance Tuesday morning on "tough choices" tradeoffs involved in carving out an attendance...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 7, 2009 at 2:14 am | 85 comments | 3892 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arlen Specter will switch his party affiliation

At least he made an honest statement of why he switched----- “I have traveled the State, talked to Republican leaders...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by food for fhought, on May 6, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 59 comments | 2481 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Milpitas man, 36, died in Page Mill Road crash

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Original post made on Jul. 5, 2008
Last comment by Missing You, on May 6, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 14 comments | 4458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In California, Bad Teachers Just Can't Be Fired

I really think we should all be aware of what our kids could be facing, yes, even here in Palo Alto. This is six pages...

Original post made by Scared for our Kids on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on May 6, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 28 comments | 3280 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council bans plastic bags at grocery stores

Despite a threatened lawsuit and opposition from area grocers, the Palo Alto City Council Monday night voted to ban plastic...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by earthmom, on May 6, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 72 comments | 4500 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condi Rice to student "No, no dear, you're wrong. Alright. You're wrong. We did not torture anyone."

Condi thought she'd just hang at the dorms at Stanford and then the students got all mean and asked her about torture 'n'...

Original post made by Dr. Ferragamo on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 6, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 54 comments | 4413 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV overturns at Page Mill Road and I-280

An off-ramp from Interstate Highway 280 in Los Altos reopened just before 8 a.m. today after a sport utility vehicle rolled...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on May 6, 2009 at 8:48 pm | 9 comments | 2741 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alert citizen tracks 'Peeping Tom,' calls cops

A 50-year-old Palo Alto man was arrested Monday night for peeping in people's windows from their Evergreen and College Terrace...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by ronald tinseth, on May 6, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 15 comments | 4122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support Gunn Robotics and Laugh Till Your Sides Split

Are you having the blues and looking to feel better about life? Here's the perfect opportunity: - Support the award-winning...

Original post made by Rajiv Bhateja on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 6, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minor quake, 2.0, strikes near Los Altos

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0 struck about 3 miles south of Los...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Quarry, on May 6, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2360 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

General David Petraeus: we have two weeks to save Pakistan from Taliban

UK Telegraph--- While we are distracted by Bidens Pandemic, a $400,000 vanity fly by of NY and the SCOTUS necropolis. We...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 6, 2009 at 11:54 am | 33 comments | 2478 Views
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