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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Deadlock continues over planned business tax

Palo Altans may be asked to vote on a new business-license tax in November, but city officials are still split on what form...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mary Carlstead, on Jun 18, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 12 comments | 2281 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Azevedo, Varellas score for USA men' polo team

Haber, Hansen named to USA Softball roster The United States Men's Senior National water polo team spread the scoring wealth...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2351 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

No More Pretense, ABC openly gives propoganda control to Obama

http://www.drudgereport.com/flashaot.htm Please read the above. Ok, even I, an admirer of Limbaugh, Levin et al, thought...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 18, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 8 comments | 2124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford drive-through testing shows promise

A simulated drive-through medical clinic tested at Stanford Hospital on Friday has been deemed a success, a doctor said Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 18, 2009 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 2336 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Drive-through pandemic triage tests readiness

Stanford Hospital & Clinics, in partnership with the U.S. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), conducted a drive-through...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jun 17, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 10 comments | 2299 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Rules for Town Square

I just read Paul Losch's Holocaust post and what followed. I propose a trial period for Town Square editors where they...

Original post made by stephen levy on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 17, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 7 comments | 2269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford gets first medical-stimulus funds

Eighteen Stanford University School of Medicine projects that had been stalled by budget shortfalls will receive $6.9 million...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by OK Fred, on Jun 17, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2121 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

GAS LEAKING at apt. complex reported to CityCouncil

If you were there ( 6-15-09 )at the recent City Council Meeting tonight, you would be alarmed with the news that a tenant...

Original post made by Mayfield Child on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by MayfieldChild, on Jun 17, 2009 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 1935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto SEIU Negotiations

From the Weekly online: "The [Palo Alto] police union will defer its negotiated salary increases, department managers will...

Original post made by Nat on Jun. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driver License Curfews?

What's the experience with enforcing the 11 pm curfew for new drivers? I'm being constantly told that "no one follows that...

Original post made by New Driver on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jun 17, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 15 comments | 3070 Views

AROUND TOWN

PACT new policy in question

The new policy at PACT mandates that parents are not allowed to accompany their children to an audition, which is conducted...

Original post made by OK on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 17, 2009 at 11:42 am | 6 comments | 1799 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does Town Square REALLY Need More Rules??

Steve Levy recently a new thread asserting the desirability of "New Rules for Town Square". Levy wants more censoring of...

Original post made by Anna on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by rick, on Jun 17, 2009 at 7:52 am | 41 comments | 3256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

200 Target stores sued for illegal dumping

A major lawsuit was filed against Target Corporation today by the California Attorney General and 19 district attorneys,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 17, 2009 at 2:56 am | 8 comments | 2573 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky making a splash at Santa Clara meet

Palo Alto sophomore Jasmine Tosky is getting her feet wet, in a manner of speaking, at the Santa Clara International Grand...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 16, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2610 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police raise funds for Special Olympics

Volunteers from the Palo Alto Police Department are raising funds and awareness to aid the Special Olympics of Northern California...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 2290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Flaws in school-improvement planning process jeopardize outcomes

In these difficult economic times, our Palo Alto Unified School District is in the enviable position of having $378 million...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 80 comments | 6512 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Head scratching math with Medicare cuts paying for Health Care Reform??

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20090614/D98Q5L4O0.html I honestly thought I had heard wrong on the radio the other day,...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 1860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Irene Sharp Concert at CSMA on June 25 (NOT June 22)!

The concert with Irene Sharp (Cello) and Steven Lightburn (piano) is on Thursday, June 25 at 7 pm at the Community School...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Jun. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto high schools drop in latest Newsweek rankings

http://www.newsweek.com/id/201160/?s=&q=2009/rank/1 The latest Newsweek high school rankings just came out. Although...

Original post made by Concerned parent on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Apples to apples, on Jun 16, 2009 at 9:15 am | 65 comments | 4418 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Hall: Top Gun Chili not invited to 2009 Chili Cookoff

We've just received word that the team who the citizens of Palo Alto democratically elected to receive the 2008 Best Spirit...

Original post made by Koa on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by imho, on Jun 15, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 10 comments | 2793 Views
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