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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Youth group files complaint on Romic

An East Palo Alto youth group has filed a federal civil rights complaint alleging “environmental racism” on the part...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:43 am | 7 comments | 1840 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

air pollution warning for Friday, January 8

A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been called for tomorrow, Friday, January 8, in the Bay Area. The burning of wood and...

Original post made by spare the air on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by More worried about Fireplaces than Health Care, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:41 am | 1 comment | 2548 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Top high-speed rail executive to retire

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, announced today that he will retire at...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by howard, on Jan 8, 2010 at 12:51 am | 2 comments | 2473 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mi Pueblo market gets approval from retailers

Retail store owners in Ravenswood 101 Retail Center in East Palo Alto have voted to approve Mi Pueblo Food Market moving...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 7, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 13 comments | 2828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders tougher water-efficiency standards

Seeking to conserve water and comply with a new state law, Palo Alto officials are considering adopting stricter regulations...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Midtowner, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:27 pm | 25 comments | 2664 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Detection camera' to help ease traffic near Paly

Installation of a "vehicle detection camera," possibly by next week, should ease snarls at the new traffic signal on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 7, 2010 at 7:45 pm | 31 comments | 3167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rave reviews for 'Everyday Mathematics'

Teachers and administrators from top school districts in Illinois and one in California report strong results after using...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 11 comments | 2696 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judo champ arrested in Menlo Park assault

A judo champion was arrested Thursday after two men were severely beaten at the Caltrain station in Menlo Park, the Associated...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Frank Smith, on Jan 7, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 14 comments | 3922 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anyone been on a plane since Christmas?

Anyone feel like giving their experience of the new safety measures? We have allowed the terrorists to take away our freedoms...

Original post made by Flyer on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Revisionist, on Jan 7, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 34 comments | 3001 Views

MOVIES

Cinematic saints and sinners

The year in film offered moviegoers an array of characters to cheer for and cringe at. This year's list of notable heroes...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Wm, on Jan 7, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 5297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools: growth, budget cuts in 2010

With rising enrollment and shrinking revenues, cuts in the Palo Alto Unified School District will be necessary in 2010 --...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 7, 2010 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 3411 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Gender inequity the moral challenge of century'

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof kicked off Castilleja's fourth annual "Global Week" Monday, a week in...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 7, 2010 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 2103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Newsmakers of the Year: 2009

The Palo Alto Weekly's Newsmakers of the Year have shaped and influenced Palo Alto's residents, and the city itself, in 2009. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Jan 7, 2010 at 9:20 am | 17 comments | 5495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View transient attacked with scissors

A dispute between two homeless men living in the Old Ron's Farmhouse building on El Camino Real in Mountain View turned violent...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by WOW, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:16 am | 1 comment | 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parental Communication With Paly Online

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Original post made by Parent on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 25 comments | 5436 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PG&E gas bills expected to be lower this year

Gas bills are expected to be generally lower this year due to falling prices for natural gas and lower customer usage, according...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 6, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 4 comments | 2214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found: Car Keys corner of Creekside and Nelson

Large set of keys found this morning at the corner of Creekside and Nelson. VW remote plus other brand car key, you identify...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 6, 2010 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1860 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto in 2010: budget woes, environment

Depending on whom you ask, 2010 will either be a year of painful adjustments in Palo Alto or a time of unprecedented opportunities....

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 6, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 31 comments | 4083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's Get PAUSD to Fix InClass

Hi there, I've been working with several officials of local schools as well as the PAUSD regarding the inconsistent &...

Original post made by Rajiv Bhateja on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by Rajiv Bhateja, on Jan 6, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 66 comments | 5880 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers wage experiment

Palo Alto may soon become a laboratory for studying the impacts of union-level wages on local capital projects. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 2256 Views
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