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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to reduce funding for Senior Games

Faced with a looming budget shortfall, the City of Palo Alto plans to trim its contributions to the Senior Games by about...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 28, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 13 comments | 2170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Average' Palo Alto students rank high statewide

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

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by anonmous, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 2170 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dick Cheney announces his support for gay marriage

"I think, you know, freedom means freedom for everyone," Cheney said in a speech at the National Press Club. "I think people...

Original post made by Dick on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 16 comments | 2170 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: High-speed rail, with or without a tunnel, will dig us deeper into debt

Like many of you, I read the newspapers and listen to the news on TV. The state of California is in a major fiscal crisis....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by morris brown, on Jun 21, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 2170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review of Stanford projects falls behind

Palo Alto's review of Stanford's proposed 1.3 million square-foot expansion of its medical facilities has fallen behind schedule...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Longtime Stanford Watcher, on Jun 22, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 2170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business group drops plan for sales-tax hike

An effort by a Silicon Valley businesses to place a tax measure for transportation projects on the November ballot skidded...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Be a Real Leader, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 2170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAMF to break ground on $200 million campus

After a decade of planning to build a new four-story medical campus in San Carlos, the Palo Alto Medical Foundation received...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn building threatened by budget cuts

A planned, new industrial arts building at Gunn High School may be delayed because of cuts in the state budget, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 26, 2009 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 2169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto test score trends analyzed

Palo Alto's elementary and middle school students are making progress in closing the achievement gap, with students of all...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 15, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 18 comments | 2169 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested in Palo Alto for having burglary tools

Two men who were spotted climbing a fence on Oxford Avenue were arrested Sunday, July 8, for possession of burglary tools,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:45 am | 21 comments | 2169 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Garbage workers strike in San Mateo County

Garbage workers in San Mateo County started a 48-hour strike Wednesday (Aug. 25) to protest stalled contract negotiations...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 26, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 6 comments | 2169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cabana BBQ event

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Original post made by Gus L. on Aug. 24, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is San Antonio shopping center revamp ahead?

After being "underwhelmed" by the plan in May, a majority of the Mountain View City Council did not entirely reject revised...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by John, on Sep 10, 2010 at 11:49 am | 5 comments | 2169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Fitting in" in high school

My child is a new comer to PAUSD high school. So far he still has a hard time "fitting in" because most of the kids come...

Original post made by NewKidInTown on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by alan, on Oct 9, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 8 comments | 2168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Important article about school enrollment buried in Around Town and copied here.

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 19, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 15 comments | 2168 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wing returns to gymnastics program

Lindsay Wing represents the Stanford tradition of great women's gymnasts. She has the opportunity to help the Cardinal maintain...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2168 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Could Skov's infraction end his college career?

Stanford linebacker Shayne Skov normally displays good instincts and sound judgment when he's on the football field tracking...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 15, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 22 comments | 2168 Views

SPORTS

It was a unique year of success for local high school teams

The year starts the same for everyone. It's a clean slate. Previous seasons don't count, nor do past victories or defeats....

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Missed some, on Jun 25, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 2168 Views

SPORTS

It's Beckham, Donovan and some fireworks at Stanford

The stands at Stanford Stadium have rested quietly the past six months, the echoes of Luck-inspired yells slowly faded. But...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 2168 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja, Gunn girls wrap up league golf titles

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== The Gunn and Castilleja girls' golf teams wrapped up their respective division championships...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Oct 19, 2012 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 2168 Views
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