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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Goldman Sachs is the Winner that Takes All

If there ever was a company that has profited from today's financial crisis its Goldman Sachs. Hail Goldman! I'm being facetious...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 16, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 2318 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Networker with a cause

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Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Cynthia, on Jul 16, 2009 at 8:22 am | 4 comments | 3094 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supreme Ct overrules Sotomayer 5-4 in firefighter case

The Supreme Court has ruled that white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., were unfairly denied promotions because of their...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Jul 16, 2009 at 6:39 am | 29 comments | 2705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group wins award for 'tunnel' vision

Long before Palo Alto neighborhoods quivered at the thought of elevated high-speed trains whishing over their heads at 125...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Grandparent, on Jul 16, 2009 at 12:39 am | 30 comments | 3010 Views

AROUND TOWN

In Palo Alto, decision delayed on JJ&F

After five years of revisions and negotiations, a controversial plan to expand JJ&F Food Store and build offices, apartments...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 15, 2009 at 10:45 pm | 26 comments | 2620 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Search for East Palo Alto carjackers continues

East Palo Alto police continue to search for two suspects involved in a carjacking on Poplar Avenue in East Palo Alto that...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 15, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 2 comments | 1931 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View residents arrested in stabbing

Seven people were arrested in Sunnyvale on Sunday after officers responding to an early morning fight found an 18-year-old...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ezra, on Jul 15, 2009 at 8:43 pm | 2 comments | 3580 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gas prices falling statewide, AAA says

The fantasy of a summer road trip could become a reality for Bay Area residents with the price of gas falling statewide amid...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 15, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 2047 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto 'dog haven' idea floated

A "dog haven" in Palo Alto? Recreation leaders are pondering the idea, and plan to call a public meeting this fall to collect...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Jul 15, 2009 at 6:37 pm | 44 comments | 6465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto streets advocates submit petition

A Palo Alto group hoping to regulate the width of private streets in new subdivisions has submitted a petition to the city...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by ellieg, on Jul 15, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 12 comments | 1992 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County validates citizens' 'wider-streets' petition

A community petition to require wider streets for new developments in Palo Alto was officially validated by Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by casey, on Jul 15, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trader Joes at T&C Size

Does anyone know the size of the TJ's going in at T&C? It sure looks small, at least compared to the MP and MV stores they...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Jul 15, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 35 comments | 4196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garland re-opening may be put off to 2012

An unexpected slowdown in elementary enrollment growth has prompted Palo Alto school officials to recommend postponing the...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 43 comments | 2857 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Spare the Air' alert issued for Tuesday

Hot weather and light winds predicted for Tuesday have prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to issue a Spare...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:24 pm | 11 comments | 2151 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How much more housing can Palo Alto handle?

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Original post made by Arthur Keller on Feb. 21, 2007
Last comment by Native, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 124 comments | 10095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kohls signs up at San Antonio

The old Mervyn's site appears to be on its way to becoming Kohls. The only Kohls I have been in is at the Great Mall and...

Original post made by Mom of boys on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by I saw a Kohl's sign, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 5 comments | 2930 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto councilman John Barton won't seek another term

Palo Alto City Councilman John Barton announced Thursday he will not be seeking another term on the nine-member council in...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:41 pm | 14 comments | 2938 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are Certain Topics (ex: Sarah Palin) No Longer Allowed?

Given that my post earlier today citing the Yahoo news story on Sarah Palin ("Sarah Palin resigned to cash in on fame") was...

Original post made by Inquiring Minds Want To Know! on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 34 comments | 2099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior Games recruiters feel the crunch

Recruiters for the 2009 National Senior Games are looking for as many as 4,000 local volunteers for the biennial event, which...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by SrGamesVolunteer, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 2096 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tuesday: Global Day of Action for Troy Davis

Lytton Plaza, Tuesday May 19th at 7.30 is where you can show your opposition to the pending execution of Troy Davis. There...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Marcantonio Luisi, on Jul 15, 2009 at 8:54 am | 10 comments | 2181 Views
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