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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Families torn over school calendar proposal

Palo Alto families like the idea of first-semester high school finals before winter break but do not want the school start...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Steven, on Oct 29, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 36 comments | 4020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vitamin C and Swine Flu

With winter coming, I thought I would share a fascinating story I came across about this man who beat swine flu with vitamin...

Original post made by mother on Oct. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2397 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women put their unbeaten soccer mark on the line

Three matches remain in the regular season and the top-ranked Stanford women's soccer team appears headed for more postseason...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Oct 29, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 2523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car collides with ambulance on El Camino Real

Five people were taken to the hospital after a Toyota sedan collided with an ambulance at Oregon Expressway and El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by ***Briones Observer***, on Oct 29, 2010 at 12:42 am | 3 comments | 1815 Views

AROUND TOWN

City attorney retirement is new opportunity

The announcement that City Attorney Gary Baum will retire Oct. 31 after six years heading Palo Alto's legal department provides...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 29, 2010 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 2920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School enrollment rides the roller coaster

With Palo Alto elementary classrooms filled to overflowing this fall, old timers wince at the memory of having closed 11...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by observer, on Oct 28, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 46 comments | 8665 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Democratic forces clash over Measure S

If voters approve Measure S, each member of the current council would get a one-year term extension and local elections would...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 28, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State budget: Good news for Palo Alto schools

The Palo Alto Unified School District is back in the black following Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Oct. 8 signing of the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sad employee, on Oct 28, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 2573 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stem-cell research building opens at Stanford

Stanford University Wednesday (Oct. 27) celebrated the opening of a new $200 million stem cell research building, which the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Leon, on Oct 28, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 2714 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unusual radio interference in Palo Alto lately

I'm getting serious interference with my home radio signal -- is anyone else having this problem? Who do I contact locally...

Original post made by Radio Listener on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by just thinkin', on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 15 comments | 2957 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tariq Aziz sentenced to the gallows

The liberation of Iraq by GWB, which was a truly a historical event of great dimensions, nevertheless produced a final accounting...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Support Iraqis, then and now, on Oct 28, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 5 comments | 6518 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Rich May Field' planned for East Palo Alto

Supporters of a plan to build a new all-weather sports field in East Palo Alto will attend a Planning Commission meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2010 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 2258 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why was Juan Williams fired by NPR?

I'm not a big fan of NPR, becasue they are leftists, but I must say that even I could not have devised a better method of...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by Privatize NPR, on Oct 28, 2010 at 6:37 am | 46 comments | 4341 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City workers accept benefit cuts in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's largest labor union has agreed to a one-year contract with the city and vowed to seek a more collaborative tone...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jack Spratt, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 40 comments | 4722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School enrollment rides the roller coaster

With Palo Alto elementary classrooms filled to overflowing this fall, old timers wince at the memory of having closed 11...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Here, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 2744 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Climate change hysteria at City Hall tonight, apparently

Apparently there is some type of climate change propaganda event going on tonight, at City Hall. My neighbor got an invitation...

Original post made by Sally on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by sceptical, on Oct 27, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 2003 Views

AROUND TOWN

why no uproar?

So I'm curious. The Mitchell Park Library was demoed recently, and along with it all its trees. Were these trees not as...

Original post made by I\'m curious on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Stanley, on Oct 27, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 15 comments | 2160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools hit the 12,000 mark in enrollment

Palo Alto's K-12 school enrollment shattered the 12,000 mark in new figures released Thursday. This fall's student headcount...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 27, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 19 comments | 3211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto gives emphatic "NO!" to rail station

California's high-speed rail system should not stop in Palo Alto as it speeds between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 27, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 39 comments | 2640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We want a large grocery store

I have been keeping track of basic groceries that I am unable to get at Midtown Safeway and are always available at larger...

Original post made by Safeway Shopper on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Try Mi Pueblo, on Oct 27, 2010 at 10:52 am | 81 comments | 4444 Views
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