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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City $$ shortages threaten public safety building

A gloomy financial forecast could force Palo Alto to begin slashing programs and services and may delay — or derail...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Dec 25, 2008 at 4:56 pm | 27 comments | 2711 Views

AROUND TOWN

What supermarkets are open Christams Day?

What stores are open today? Need grocery items!...

Original post made by Rose on Dec. 25, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's driving all this?

On an average day, Palo Alto High School senior Sara Chun sits through four Advanced Placement classes, figure skates for...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 25, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 2749 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Now Obama has a problem with his homosexual supporters

His Emptiness, always trying to assuage all sides, is in trouble with his gay agenda supporters. Not that he supports gay...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by The real sharon, on Dec 25, 2008 at 6:58 am | 26 comments | 2000 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP will be out in force for holidays

From Wednesday through Sunday, Dec. 24-28, every available California Highway Patrol officer will be out on California roads...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by annoyed, on Dec 25, 2008 at 12:05 am | 5 comments | 1968 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

America's Most Overrated Product: The Bachelor's Degree

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Original post made by Mike on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by kurt, on Dec 24, 2008 at 11:10 pm | 4 comments | 3109 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officer testifies he was concerned for his safety

Palo Alto Police Officer Kelly Burger testified in court Thursday afternoon that he took his Taser out of its holster March...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by reading between the lines, on Dec 24, 2008 at 9:30 pm | 47 comments | 3247 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Somethings never change

From today's PA Weekly: (http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10137) "BOWING OUT ... When Mayor...

Original post made by Marvin on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by bob, on Dec 24, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 1858 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We need a new Public Works Director

The new City Manager should consider whether Glenn Roberts should be replaced as Public Works Director. Even when streets...

Original post made by Glenn Roberts Must Go on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by It's Time for a Change, on Dec 24, 2008 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 2354 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA police investigating attempted abduction

Palo Alto police are investigating an attempted abduction of an 11-year-old boy by a woman who told him she had been sent...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by police sketch of suspect, on Dec 24, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 18 comments | 2558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Sea Scout building restoration begins

The boat-shaped Sea Scout building that sits on the edge of the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve no longer sinks into the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by J., on Dec 24, 2008 at 1:05 pm | 5 comments | 2533 Views

SPORTS

Davey's homecoming is special

A special moment will probably occur sometime before the Stanford men's basketball team takes the court for Tuesday's 8 p.m....

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Greg Whitney, on Dec 24, 2008 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 2439 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What the U.S. can learn from Japan's failed experiment with "zombie businesses"

"illing zombies isn't typically the responsibility of America's president or treasury secretary. But if the country is going...

Original post made by Jarred on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 24, 2008 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 1887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reopening Garland Elementary is a top priority

Pushed by new housing, the Palo Alto Unified School District is likely to grow by 1,221 students in the next five years:...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 24, 2008 at 8:59 am | 33 comments | 2501 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What on earth prompted the Shut-down of the Blago thread?

Shutting down the thread on Blago was a perplexing decision. It was a valid discussion, and I was enjoying reading the pros...

Original post made by Perspective on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 24, 2008 at 7:49 am | 21 comments | 2204 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hospice for US Automakers

The more I read, listen and think about what Detroit's condition is, the more I think about the decision I had to make around...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 24, 2008 at 4:06 am | 3 comments | 1813 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paulson asks for another $350 billion

The Bush thieves are trying to rob the treasury of everything before they leave! http://www.cnbc.com/id/28312876, it just...

Original post made by stock trader on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 24, 2008 at 3:52 am | 9 comments | 1893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Phyllis Seidman memorial service set for Jan. 4

A memorial service and reception for Phyllis Seidman – who died Dec. 2 after she was hit by a vehicle while crossing...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by Rick Ford, on Dec 23, 2008 at 7:15 pm | 4 comments | 2073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayfield project gets final nod for 436 homes

At long last, Mountain View City Council members have approved one of the most controversial and complicated housing developments...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Hope it fails, on Dec 23, 2008 at 2:33 pm | 13 comments | 2331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto ranks 4th nationally in housing prices

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Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by prices are just too high and you know it, on Dec 23, 2008 at 9:27 am | 52 comments | 3874 Views
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