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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: Stanford traffic could clog intersections

The two massive expansion projects proposed by Stanford University could further clog up some of Palo Alto's most congested...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 22, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 14 comments | 2565 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Middle East

Jewish British Lawmaker Likens Israel to Nazis SIR Gerald Kaufman, compared the actions of Israeli troops in Gaza to the...

Original post made by Lisa Cohen on Jan. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian to hold 'Education Update' Saturday

For parents and community members concerned about the state of education, Senator Joe Simitian will hold an "Education Update"...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 22, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 2367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Early aerial photos of Palo Alto featured Sunday

Aerial photos of the Palo Alto region – taken between 1946 and 1979 – will be featured in a free public presentation...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jan 22, 2009 at 10:48 am | 4 comments | 2196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen drivers & curfew laws

To comply with the law, we are not allowing our 16 year old newly licensed driver stay out past ll.00 pm or to drive any...

Original post made by Parent of teen driver on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by wow, on Jan 22, 2009 at 10:45 am | 19 comments | 4099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walk for peace planned today in East Palo Alto

A youth organized "walk for peace" – locally and nationally – will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. today (Jan. 21) from...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 22, 2009 at 3:15 am | 4 comments | 1944 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Middle East Conflict

The near impossibility of reaching peace in the Middle-East is reflected by almost every letter and post blaming exclusively...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 21, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 10 comments | 2594 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

We may being set up AGAIN by big business greed

I am a business man in Menlo park trying to live with integrity- without cheating my country. My corporate 'friends' are...

Original post made by William Hanley on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Real Business Person, on Jan 21, 2009 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 2031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student researches potential cure for MS

When Palo Alto High School senior Hrishikesh Srinagesh volunteered at Lytton Gardens Senior Communities he worked with a...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by meera walia, on Jan 21, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 3 comments | 2769 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Adios Mr. Shrub

David Brooks, a conservative columnist with the NY Times, and also appears on the public TV News Hour and on National Public...

Original post made by A Boomer on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 21, 2009 at 5:33 pm | 22 comments | 2564 Views

MOVIES

our own oscar nominations

From the limited number of movies I watched last year, these are my nominations. Best actress - Meryl Streep, Mama Mia Best...

Original post made by not a critic on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on Jan 21, 2009 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 4395 Views

MOVIES

Gran Torino

Over the years I have read the movie reviews of Ms. Aufmuth. It is apparent that she works diligently at her craft and her...

Original post made by Dick Givens on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Jan 21, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 4453 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Palo Alto for indecent exposure

A man who police believe exposed himself to teenage girls near Gunn High School in Palo Alto was arrested Friday, Police...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 21, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 34 comments | 2534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elisabeth Barragan named Boys & Girls Club 'Youth of the Year'

Elisabeth Barragan's teaching efforts — including teaching English to her parents, math to a younger brother and literacy...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Lailie AD- RWC, on Jan 21, 2009 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 2192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Van crashes through guardrail on Oregon overpass

A Ford van driven by a 20-year-old man lost control about 10:45 p.m. Thursday and crashed through a guardrail on Alma Street...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by h, on Jan 21, 2009 at 10:59 am | 23 comments | 2573 Views

AROUND TOWN

How Will You Celebrate Inauguration Day/Evening?

Who has ideas for fun ways to celebrate Obama's inauguration Tuesday afternoon or evening? Santa Cruz is having a celebratory...

Original post made by Maureen R. on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by PA_Mom, on Jan 21, 2009 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1798 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What to Expect for Jury Duty

Anyone have experience with jury duty? It would seem interesting to me and I would like to serve but I have a 24/7 job of...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 4198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Board of Contributors: On being a neighborhood 'bogey mom' -- and new beginnings

Sometimes it seems everything you do, however innocuous, is misinterpreted as sinister and suspicious. In my case it was...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2009
Last comment by questionable, on Jan 20, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 18 comments | 2453 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Summer job forum scheduled for Wednesday

On Wednesday, young people looking for jobs and employers offering jobs will meet to discuss summer employment. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1975 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Economic crisis stalls Palo Alto fiber project

Palo Alto's 12-year-long effort to install a citywide, high-speed fiber-optics communications network could become the latest...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Pammy, on Jan 20, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 18 comments | 3078 Views
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