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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The "Broken Windows" Theory of Crime Proves Correct

http://www.economist.com/science/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12630201&CFID=31056247&CFTOKEN=41038121 Recently, I've noticed...

Original post made by Sanford Forte on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 25, 2008 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 2034 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery suspect had been struggling mentally

Jeffrey Owen Smith, the Palo Alto man arrested Tuesday night and charged with robbing a purse from a woman in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Nov 25, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 20 comments | 7832 Views

SPORTS

Who uses Mayfield astro turf soccer field?

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Original post made by Carol on Sep. 5, 2006
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 25, 2008 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 7710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Excellent Play at Gunn High School

The Gunn Theatre department is producing 'The Visit' by Friedrich Dürrenmatt. This is a tragedy/comedy about a time when...

Original post made by kludged on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Maria C., on Nov 25, 2008 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upgrade, flood basin next for PA golf course?

private courses have kept golfers off the links at the Palo Alto Muni, which has seen play decrease by 16 percent between...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jennifer, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:59 am | 8 comments | 1942 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What if...?

What if, as a condition of the bailout, the auto industry was to be required to convert their retiree pension and medical...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:00 am | 24 comments | 2255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A harmonic spirit

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Original post made on May. 26, 2007
Last comment by Brita Segerhammar, on Nov 25, 2008 at 8:44 am | 6 comments | 3669 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two to stand trial in EPA shooting death

Evidence shows two East Palo Alto young men engaged in a "mutual gun battle" during a December street brawl that left one...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1930 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Come, Obama, Change My Life

Edna Canetti wrote this for MachsomWatch. The piece was translated from Hebrew by George Malent.. A Plea from Israel Come,...

Original post made by Marty Cohen on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Nov 24, 2008 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school seniors need Bs or better for Cal States

California's massive education-budget cuts and a 20 percent increase in applications means a B average students may not get...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by paly parent, on Nov 24, 2008 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 2162 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wrong "New" New Deal?

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122705663771939523.html Above is a provocative piece by Wall Street Journal's Jenkins. In...

Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 24, 2008 at 6:25 am | 4 comments | 1847 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama can fix the economic meltdown: CUT capital gains to 5%

Young, untested, empty...a virtual messiah, Obama is now in the deep end of the pool. The DJIA is in a downward spiral since...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 23, 2008 at 9:23 pm | 25 comments | 2004 Views

AROUND TOWN

HDTV off the air reception in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Parent on Apr. 20, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Nov 23, 2008 at 7:31 pm | 15 comments | 8879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big jump in transit riders reported this year

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus and rail ridership increased 12 percent October over last October, the...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Richard, on Nov 23, 2008 at 7:14 pm | 26 comments | 3158 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Should prohibition become a new amendment (again) to the Constitution?

I like to argue big issues, especially ideology. Should we reintroduce prohibition on alcohol? Before you all claim...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by qq, on Nov 23, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 1819 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community colleges face big budget hit

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District will lose $8 million for its current-year budget and turn away "hundreds,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by John the Man, on Nov 23, 2008 at 12:47 pm | 5 comments | 2067 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Online conversation with Tyler Hanley, Palo Alto Online editor

Tyler Thank you for your comments which I have noticed dotted around various threads. As I don't read threads which don't...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 23, 2008 at 11:09 am | 35 comments | 2791 Views

SPORTS

Big Game Bust: Cal 37, Stanford 16

There was reason to celebrate and reason to despair. The Stanford football team, despite losing four of its last five games,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 23, 2008 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 2249 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NASA scientist cites 'global-warming emergency'

Time is running out to prevent catastrophic consequences from global warming, a leading climate scientist warned a packed...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Nov 23, 2008 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is Stanford FLICKS cinema?

Does anyone know where is Stanford FLICKS cinema? This cinema is supposed to be showing High School Musical 3. Also, is this...

Original post made by Marli on Nov. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2108 Views
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