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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget cuts threaten school crossing guards

The yellow-clad crossing guards who patrol Palo Alto's major intersections before and after school could lose their jobs...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by A student, on Jun 3, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 49 comments | 4987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major new buildings at Paly, JLS get thumbs up

School board members Tuesday night applauded plans for a new, 600-seat theater at Palo Alto High School, saying their earlier...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by theatre fan, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 2516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New 600-seat theater proposed for Paly

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will consider plans for a $22.4 million, 600-seat performing arts center for Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:37 am | 35 comments | 3916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SIDEWALK REPAIR

About 12 years ago the City came out and “patched” small sections of the sidewalk by my house at the corner of Lincoln...

Original post made by KEN on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Senor Blogger, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 2050 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man with a gun?

Anyone know what happened around 3:30 this morning around Park Blvd that had the cops yelling, K-9s barking and the freight...

Original post made by Wide awake on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Marisol, on Jun 3, 2010 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Highlighting concert by Paly and Gunn teens:

Top Shelf presents "Escape from Reality" An eclectic bunch of music (from jazz to pop to rock to Broadway) sung by Top Shelf,...

Original post made by J. Kramer on Jun. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2173 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gordon, Becker get $$ boosts for Assembly race

Fueled by hefty contributions from labor unions, attorney and real estate professionals, San Mateo Supervisor Rich Gordon...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 3, 2010 at 9:12 am | 21 comments | 2956 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Senior tsunami' about to hit Santa Clara County

A "senior tsunami" of aging Baby Boomers is about to hit Santa Clara County, and cities will need to find new ways of accommodating...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jun 3, 2010 at 1:55 am | 22 comments | 3611 Views

AROUND TOWN

City-Wide Garage Sale?

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Original post made by NFahrenthold on Jul. 6, 2008
Last comment by catchiej, on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 4 comments | 6078 Views

AROUND TOWN

New fees ahead for Palo Alto Children's Theatre?

Palo Alto's young actors could soon face fees ranging from $50 to $300 to participate in plays at the Children's Theatre...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by One Parent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 56 comments | 4456 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Palo Alto mayor joins Knight Foundation

Former Palo Alto Mayor Judy Kleinberg, an attorney known for her work with technology companies and nonprofits, has joined...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Lytle was a menace, on Jun 2, 2010 at 4:08 pm | 5 comments | 2386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's show our gratitude to those rail road crossing watchers.

This posting is not really for discussion. It is for collecting our voices of gratitude to those who watch the rail road...

Original post made by Gratefullness on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Waterman, on Jun 2, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 2021 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What ceiling? Entrepreneurial women claim high-tech turf

Silicon Valley is a beacon of hope to this breed of entrepreneur -- young, energetic, tech-savvy, and brazenly ambitious....

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Amanda More, on Jun 2, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 30117 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

no soliciting -- even for firefighters

On the weekend a firefighter was at our door soliciting signatures for the petition. We've got a "no soliciting" sign which...

Original post made by paresident on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Marisol, on Jun 2, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 19 comments | 2627 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone know what happened to woman @ Stanford Shopping Center?

Saturday afternoon, there was a woman lying on the ground in front of Hair International next to a car; the fire dept arrived...

Original post made by Curious on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Metiche' too, on Jun 2, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 5 comments | 2139 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thoughts on Gunn incident & teaching good judgement

I think the question asked in another forum of what should the Gunn student with the airgun in his car have done is a very...

Original post made by Bru on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:49 am | 90 comments | 4797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 200 arrested in Bay Area for DUI

Fatalities were down and DUI arrests were up both statewide and in the Bay Area during the California Highway Patrol's maximum...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:03 am | 5 comments | 2196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn honors its spring athletes with awards

Gunn High capped a successful spring season by with its annual Springs Sports Award night last week, during which the school's...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 2908 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto kidnap case called 'very violent'

The kidnap and rape of a woman who had parked her car on El Camino Real in Palo Alto last Saturday (May 22) is being described...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Chrisc, on Jun 1, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 26 comments | 3555 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will You Be The First?

Suppose S is any set that contains 10 distinct integers between 1 and 100. You can always find two disjoint, non-empty...

Original post made by Carlos F Gauss on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Carlos F Gauss, on Jun 1, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 11 comments | 3010 Views
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