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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Do hard times mean more domestic violence?

One could almost hear a figurative sigh of relief when news filtered into the 16th annual Domestic Violence Council Conference...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Fairplay, on Nov 1, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 2587 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

From there to hair

Even in a globalized economy, you can't outsource the hands-on job of haircutting. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11311...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Michael Mueller, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 5 comments | 4225 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where to turn for help

24-hour crisis hotlines: Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=14360 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 2242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Audit: Most complaints against Palo Alto police 'unfounded'

The majority of citizen complaints against the Palo Alto Police Department last year were unfounded, a new audit has found....

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 36 comments | 2711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto "Sandbag Saturday" November 7, 2009

Palo Alto community members are needed to help make and deliver sandbags to their neighbors who can not do the work themselves....

Original post made by Paul on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Barbara, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:23 pm | 2 comments | 1760 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain safety 'summit conference' Wednesday

A brief summit conference on safety along the Caltrain corridor will be held Wednesday morning involving representatives...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:15 pm | 15 comments | 2362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto deaths topic of KQED Forum Tuesday

Philippe Rey, executive director of the Palo Alto-based Adolescent Counseling Service, will discuss factors contributing...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Nov 1, 2009 at 6:14 pm | 12 comments | 2335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Knockout mice' and the school of hard knocks

A Nobel Prize-winning geneticist stopped by to visit with fifth- through eighth-graders from East Palo Alto and East Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by (Elder) Mattew Townsend, on Nov 1, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 7 comments | 3015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Preventing teen suicides

The morning after a Gunn High School student died on the Caltrain tracks May 5, shell-shocked parent leaders and school officials...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by God has an answer, on Nov 1, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 48 comments | 22815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Average' Palo Alto students rank high in state

"Average" students in Palo Alto may be smarter than they think. They are competing in a "rarefied" atmosphere laden with...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Nov 1, 2009 at 10:38 am | 79 comments | 3636 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Presidnt Obama: Get OUT of Aghanistan!!!

How many more mothers are going to be destroyed? America should never have gone to war in such a foreign place. Bush is...

Original post made by Joan on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Evil?, on Nov 1, 2009 at 8:34 am | 6 comments | 1639 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bells to ring Saturday as global climate warning

Seven Palo Alto churches will ring their bells 35 times at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, as part of a global effort in more...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Faithful, on Nov 1, 2009 at 8:26 am | 31 comments | 2843 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Counties report shortage of H1N1 vaccine

Santa Clara County officials announced Wednesday that fewer residents will be able to receive the H1N1 vaccine due to a lower...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Common Sense, on Nov 1, 2009 at 8:11 am | 9 comments | 2248 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New utility bill insert on Measure A

The Palo Alto utility bill which arrived today has a thinly veiled "Pro-Measure A" insert which, as I interpreted it, is...

Original post made by Mary Carlstead on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 1, 2009 at 3:43 am | 2 comments | 2132 Views

AROUND TOWN

What neighborhoods are good for trick-or-treating?

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Original post made by alp on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by jennifer Espinoza, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 78 comments | 9933 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Endorsements; 'conflict of interest' or union bashing?

As the Palo Alto City Council race gets into high gear, at least two candidates have placed the issue of conflict of interest...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me in Professorville, on Oct 31, 2009 at 4:39 pm | 22 comments | 3186 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Students expelled for pot, but no major drug bust at Sacred Heart, school official says

Rumors of a major drug bust at Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton appear unfounded, but two students have been expelled...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by truper, on Oct 31, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 6 comments | 2388 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Day of the Dead is Fun?

Original post made by Religious person on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Religious person, on Oct 31, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 2018 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters flock to mail-in ballots

Palo Alto voters seem to like the option of voting by mail, but only a fraction have taken the time to follow through this...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by HSR, on Oct 30, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 2053 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls take volleyball title with 25th straight win

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball kept its remarkable winning streak alive and added to another streak by winning its fourth...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Oct 30, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2649 Views
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