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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

H. Clinton, Sec of STATE, Trash Talks USA on climate and economy

http://in.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idINTRE5251VN20090306 Hmmm... a Secretary of State is talking about how...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 10, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 4 comments | 1940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do you realize you won't be able to record easily?

The change to digital TV means that one cannot use a VCR to easily record shows anymore (because the digital tuner box has...

Original post made by Brian on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by nat, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 2009 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to cut gas rates, cut back fund transfers

Faced with pubic outrage and criticism from its own Utilities Advisory Commission (UAC), Palo Alto has scaled back plans...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:18 am | 36 comments | 3555 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford researchers applaud stem cell decision

Stanford University medical researchers are applauding the action this morning by President Barack Obama to end the ban on...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:06 am | 6 comments | 1899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harried moms need a strong dose of sharing experiences

As a parent, I appreciate occasions that recognize the day-to-day efforts involved in raising children. Such events are a...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by sahd, on Mar 10, 2009 at 7:15 am | 8 comments | 2915 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weapons, cash, drugs cars seized in raids

Numerous large-caliber assault rifles and handguns, 10 automobiles and about $200,000 in cash were seized in the massive...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by TWLL, on Mar 10, 2009 at 12:12 am | 22 comments | 2961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School heads called parents in cyberbully case

In a recent incident in which local teens "cyberbullied" a fellow Palo Alto student, school district officials said they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 2169 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's safety net: the TelePrompter

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0309/19663.html If anyone cares to see how he goes off the rails, when his teleprompter...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 35 comments | 2123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PiE gives $2.57 million to Palo Alto schools

Parent volunteers were the heroes of the hour Tuesday when they presented Palo Alto school trustees with a check for $2.57...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Congrats PIE!, on Mar 9, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 17 comments | 3574 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pain and hope in store for Silicon Valley

More pain and lost jobs are in store for Silicon Valley this year, but there's a ray of hope, Russell Hancock, president...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 9, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 7 comments | 2916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kids, bike safety debated at expressway meeting

Despite the best-laid plans of Santa Clara County road engineers, some Palo Alto parents and residents remained concerned...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 11:52 am | 28 comments | 2353 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mild quake shakes South Bay Sunday morning

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5. struck Sunday morning in the South...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bixby, on Mar 9, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 2124 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

License plate photos for running red lights accurate?

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Original post made by Wondering on Jul. 31, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:55 am | 10 comments | 4018 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When will City Council freeze salaries and make budget cuts?

Stanford has already put a salary freeze and their president has already taken a voluntary pay cut. When will Palo Alto...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by citizan, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:16 am | 6 comments | 1921 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An unacceptable 'community dialogue'

Last Thursday's meeting on the future of the California Avenue area is a classic example of a meeting that went bad, ending...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by I was there, on Mar 9, 2009 at 1:41 am | 18 comments | 2492 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In Pursuit of Justice: Rumsfeld to be prosecuted for war crimes!

In Pursuit of Justice: Rumsfeld to be prosecuted for war crimes! NEW YORK - February 17, 2009 - There is now enough...

Original post made by food for thought on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 8, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 5 comments | 1946 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jewish Leaders Blast Clinton Over Israel Criticism

Zuckerman, Lawmakers, Local Jews Say Secretary Of State Not The Hillary Clinton They Used To Know "In a swift about face...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 8, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 24 comments | 2183 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two EPA gang members arrested by police team

Two members of the Taliban street gang were arrested this week by a newly formed street crimes unit composed of East Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by jesika, on Mar 8, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 28 comments | 2393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, State of the City address

Palo Alto Mayor Peter Drekmeier is scheduled to present the State of the City address. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Mar 8, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 8 comments | 2178 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama rebukes attorney general for describing America as 'nation of cowards' on race.

From NYT just in----http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/08/us/politics/08race.html "President Obama has chided his attorney...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by Holder has a point, on Mar 8, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 8 comments | 2026 Views
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