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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to sue High Speed Rail Authority

Palo Alto will urge federal and state officials to cut off funding for California's proposed high-speed rail and sue the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 70 comments | 11929 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Menlo Park man, 67, in stock scam

Describing Roger Miller, 67, of Menlo Park as a "lifelong con man," police announced his arrest on Sept. 22 for allegedly...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 6 comments | 2916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police nab purse-snatch suspects in 6 minutes

A woman walking in downtown Palo Alto Monday evening was accosted by a man who jumped from a car, threatened her with a small...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Get Smart Ladies, on Sep 23, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 37 comments | 3367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools to focus on 'student connectedness'

Palo Alto teachers and principals will work to "improve student connectedness," the Board of Education unanimously decided...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Paly 08 grad, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 30 comments | 3367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford resists local high-speed-rail station

Stanford University is not supporting a proposal by the California High-Speed Rail Authority to build a high-speed-rail station...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Kiss HSR Goodbye, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 28 comments | 3738 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football is 3-0 for the first time since 2001

Stanford sophomore quarterback Andrew Luck felt good, real good, and the result is Stanford's best start to a season in nine...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2010
Last comment by Fan, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 7 comments | 2970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate on Palo Alto school calendars goes 'viral'

As Palo Alto school officials prepare to recommend an academic calendar for 2011-2012 and beyond, a debate over whether to...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 56 comments | 4050 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Town & Country Village Police Activity Weds Evening

qq, or anyone else, What was happening at Town & Country Village Wednesday at about 8:15 pm? There must have been a...

Original post made by Moi on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 2228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oprah highlights East Palo Alto charter school

When "Oprah" panned to their campus Monday, teachers at the East Palo Alto Charter School (EPACS) emitted shrieks of recognition...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Arnie Mendoza, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:18 am | 4 comments | 3252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza 'foodie' event attracts 300

For one evening on Monday (Sept. 13) the nearly vacant Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center came alive. An estimated 300 Crescent...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1951 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man injured in Mountain View home invasion

A 72-year-old man was injured in a home-invasion robbery this morning (Sept. 14) on the 1300 block of Phyllis Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:47 am | 8 comments | 2525 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama to authorise record $60bn Saudi arms sale

Wow the biggest arms sale in US history! "Barack Obama is to go ahead with plans to sell Saudi Arabia advanced aircraft...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 12 comments | 4229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit: Palo Alto needs stronger cash oversight

Palo Alto's cash-handling operations are riddled with errors and discrepancies and have insufficient security, a new audit...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by formercityemployee, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:08 pm | 7 comments | 2829 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Panel tonight on future libraries: books vs. tech?

A Palo Alto forum tonight on community libraries of the future has suffered from some old-fashioned scheduling problems:...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Everyone's a mom, on Sep 22, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 8 comments | 3554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altans protest garbage-fee hikes

Palo Alto residents are trashing the city's plan to start charging more for garbage collection. The council will discuss...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 22, 2010 at 6:25 pm | 30 comments | 2824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford to design novel weight-control program for kids

The Stanford University School of Medicine has won $12.7 million in federal funds to design a new approach to battling childhood...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Moira, on Sep 22, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 21 comments | 3121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's arson-and-murder trial set for next month

Bulos Zumot, owner of a hookah shop in downtown Palo Alto, could face an arson-and-murder trial as early as next month in...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by jenejenl, on Sep 22, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 31 comments | 3012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bring Back Family Dinner Time

With all the talk of student stress at all ages, one thing which has not been discussed is the role of the family dinner...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:38 am | 18 comments | 3363 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Resident aims to battle Palo Alto over 'privacy'

Kathleen Jason-Moreau knows that in a dense city like Palo Alto total privacy is impossible to come by. But the Alma Street...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Neva Yarkin, on Sep 21, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 59 comments | 5183 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP drops suit against ex-CEO Mark Hurd, won't block his move to Oracle

Smart move by HP--WSJ reports that HP BoD they are focusing on internal candidates as a replacement, while Hurd makes...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Mrs Sharon, on Sep 21, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 2471 Views
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