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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smoke and mirrors: fighting phony fires

Firefighter Daniel Fortino prepares to enter a house filled with fake smoke for a search and rescue training exercise on...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by BePrepared, on Jun 11, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 2885 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JLS teacher dies

More sad news for our kids. Mr. Carothers, JLS Connections teacher and history teacher died this week, according to email...

Original post made by JLS Parent on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by JLS Parent, on May 8, 2009 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 2885 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Prep

Christal Carter Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=1680 posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business-tax scofflaws to pay new fee

As if the economy isn't bad enough, more than 90,000 California businesses owing back taxes could be assessed a fee on past-due...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 29, 2010 at 8:21 pm | 13 comments | 2885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art imitates style

A group of large, stainless steel, kinetic animal sculptures from first-time exhibitor Fredrick Prescott will populate Sculpture...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Kim Leigh, on Aug 23, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 2885 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Have you experienced the "hidden" PAUSD's manual reconstructed by "Cardinal"?

I found this brilliant posting of "Cardinal" under the article "School district critics, lawyer clash on federal probe "...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by classified, on Mar 4, 2013 at 5:43 am | 4 comments | 2884 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's new coach seeking a pattern of success

To say there has been a drought of success at Gunn is an understatement. Or, as they say at Paly, "We win more games in a...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 8, 2009 at 11:14 pm | 4 comments | 2884 Views

SPORTS

Top distance runners at Payton Jordan Invitational

While many of the world's top sprinters will be busy at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia this weekend, the top distance runners...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by reader, on Apr 30, 2011 at 8:24 pm | 1 comment | 2884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lytton Gardens cited by state for food problems

Inspections by two health agencies found several violations at Lytton Gardens Senior Communities that could potentially cause...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by DeLois Turner, on Dec 13, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 3 comments | 2884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto faces tight deadlines for bond measure

Palo Alto's plan to pass a bond measure to fund a new public-safety building this year could be hampered by tight deadlines,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jan 25, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 19 comments | 2884 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Improvements eyed for Oregon Expressway

A busy stretch of Oregon Expressway in Palo Alto will soon see major renovations, including timed signals, new bike lanes...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Do the job properly, on Nov 13, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 14 comments | 2883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Legal battle could threaten labor-reform measure

Palo Alto's high-profile fight with its public-safety unions over labor reform will not end on Election Day, when voters...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2011
Last comment by City Booster, on Nov 4, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 25 comments | 2883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula College Fund Third Annual Awards Day Sat June 21st!

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Original post made by Charles Schmuck / Peninsula Colleger Fund on Jun. 18, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who governs PAUSD?

What body of law or rules governs PAUSD? I understand the relationship between the federal, state, and local governments,...

Original post made by PTA Parent on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 39 comments | 2883 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto attorney accused of trying to bribe police officers

Richard Chae's defense attorney says alcoholism made him do it. Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_15321767...

Original post made by Richard Chae on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by wondering......, on Jun 22, 2010 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 2883 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

John Kerry discusses ethical, social challenges of internet age

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sat casually on the stage of the Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel ballroom in Menlo Park on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 14, 2016 at 6:08 am | 5 comments | 2883 Views

AROUND TOWN

A tale of two Tigers

Tiger, a nearly 2-year-old tomcat belonging to the Samson family of Palo Alto, embarked on a weeks-long adventure when he...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Poki, on Sep 27, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 6 comments | 2883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Town Square blog entry question

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Original post made by blogger on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Sep 9, 2008 at 9:32 am | 8 comments | 2882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grierson Admits Another OCR Investigation - Denies Fault

In a letter to parents, Principal Chris Grierson of Duveneck Elementary tonight told parents that his school is the latest...

Original post made by PA Dad on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Apr 22, 2013 at 11:40 am | 15 comments | 2882 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rapist/attempted murderer Blanks loses court appeal

A Santa Clara man convicted of committing multiple sex crimes and attempted murder in Palo Alto lost an appeal in the California...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jon Parsons, on Sep 11, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 2 comments | 2882 Views
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