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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school parents poll - computer game time weekly

I'd like to poll parents of Palo Alto high school kids - 1) how much time on a average per week does your high school kid...

Original post made by Paly mom on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by paly parent, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 9 comments | 1976 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Herbal Supplements to be outlawed to E.U., U.S. next

In less than a year, virtually all medicinal herbs will be illegal in the European Union. http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2002/sep/14/medicineandhealth.lifeandhealth In...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 2026 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area home sales lowest since 2007

Home sales in the San Francisco Bay Area have dropped for the fourth consecutive month as of September, according to MDA...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stats, on Oct 26, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 2283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reports: High-speed rail to start in Central Valley

Construction of California's controversial high-speed rail project will likely begin in the Central Valley thanks to a $902...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Oct 26, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 2245 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto can either tie for De Anza Division football title or win it all with next victory

The Palo Alto football team probably figured it would have to wait until the final game of the regular season to successfully...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Anne, on Oct 26, 2010 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 2581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jimmy Carter coming to Kepler's Tuesday

Former president Jimmy Carter will be at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 26) to sign his new book,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 26, 2010 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 2552 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto's chief attorney, librarian set to depart

Palo Alto officials will bid farewell to two department heads tonight when the City Council formally recognizes the services...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by CHinCider, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 2250 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Con man allegedly commits crime behind bars

You can't keep a good con man down. Simon Gann, a convicted fraudster who allegedly sweet-talked a Menlo Park woman into...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by jazzman56, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 2260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Redshirted kids bullies?

I've been noticing the bullies at school (elementary) are pretty much the redshirted kids, mostly boys. Aside from the issues...

Original post made by a parent on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 26, 2010 at 6:55 am | 11 comments | 3848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Full security locks down Palo Alto's Addison Ave.

The U.S. Secret Service clamped down tight on Addison Avenue in Palo Alto's historic Professorville area at about 5 p.m....

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Right, Sharon?, on Oct 26, 2010 at 6:52 am | 44 comments | 5290 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jerry Brown Education Policy - Serious Disaster

While thousands of motivated California high school students are turned away from the University of California System, one...

Original post made by JD on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by JD, on Oct 25, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 5 comments | 1849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

7th grade cell model project

Is this what I have heard parents ranting about? Busy work, or work for the parents, or what? The 7th grade cell model...

Original post made by Need to Vent on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by former Jordan parent, on Oct 25, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 8 comments | 3839 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Beware of misleading voter recommendations

A new and very deceptive flyer arrived in the mail today - the "California Voter Guide" - address Torrence, CA. Claims...

Original post made by Bob on Oct. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Stress

As a Paly mom I can tell you that part of the problem lies with the teachers unions. You cannot get rid of poor teachers,...

Original post made by palymom on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by TimH, on Oct 25, 2010 at 7:24 pm | 78 comments | 5169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Following the Campaign Money Trail

Great coverage by the Daily News 'Following the Campaign Money Trail' pointing out how unions and developers - both with...

Original post made by PD on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 25, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 13 comments | 2066 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Becker, Schmidt seek new water board seat

Palo Alto residents, along with voters from five other Peninsula cities, are being asked in the Nov. 2 election to choose...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 25, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 2050 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football wins, but is not happy about it

It wasn't the crisp game Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh envisioned following a bye week, but he won't complain too much. After...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by J. M. Thomas, on Oct 25, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 2459 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Should non citizens vote?

Very interesting article about measure on the ballot in Portland, ME, as to whether residents who are not citizens should...

Original post made by Green Card Holder on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Oct 25, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 8 comments | 2011 Views

AROUND TOWN

It is time CalTrain tells High Speed Rail "It has been not so good to know you --- we are saying good-by."

To CalTrain: It is time CalTrain tells High Speed Rail “It has been not so good to know you --- we are saying good-by.” Well...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Oct 25, 2010 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 1722 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: Palo Alto officer taped, released private info

A Palo Alto police officer who secretly recorded a phone conversation between an East Palo Alto tenant activist and an official...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Zee, on Oct 24, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 33 comments | 4955 Views
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