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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 | 2402 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 | 2357 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 | 3088 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 | 22925 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 | 3670 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 | 1649 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 | 2955 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 | 2270 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 | 2148 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 | 10054 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 | 3249 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 | 2460 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Day of the Dead is Fun?

It's quite a surprise to see that Palo Alto is holding a Day of the Dead Celebration. http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/depts/lib/news/details.asp?NewsID=1318&TargetID=266 The...

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 | 2035 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 | 2093 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 | 2713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls grab some water polo momentum with win over Paly

At this point of the water polo season, it's all about momentum -- how to get it and how to maintain it while heading into...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Anderson Fan, on Oct 30, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 2593 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jeep overturns on Highway 101, lanes closed

A black Jeep overturned on northbound U.S. Highway 101 near Ellis Street in Mountain View shortly after noon today. The California...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Billy, on Oct 30, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 2130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher

What to do about a teacher who is emotionally abusive to some students during classtime? He is not a healthy person, talking...

Original post made by Cara on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Oct 30, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 15 comments | 2300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Spirit Week continues as 'egg war' probed

"Spirit Week" activities were back to normal Thursday at Palo Alto High School while officials continued to investigate a...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Oct 30, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 2152 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly students face suspensions for egg fight

Palo Alto High School students held a protest this morning following the reported suspension of several students for participating...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Parent that lives in Barron Park, on Oct 30, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 157 comments | 4464 Views
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