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AROUND TOWN

Someone in Palo Alto has winning lottery ticket?

No one has yet claimed a winning "Fantasy 5" lottery ticket worth $118,752 that was purchased Sunday at a Palo Alto convenience...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 26, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 4 comments | 2890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County gets chunk of stimulus funds

Santa Clara County will get the largest slice -- $25.6 million -- of $490 million in federal stimulus funds for transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Not in my Name, on Feb 26, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 9 comments | 2455 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How California Became France

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123517419077037281.html This editorial, by Matthew Kaminski of the Wall Street Journal,...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 26, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 32 comments | 2376 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tunnels to be considered for high-speed rail

As Palo Altans continue to define their love-hate relationship with the high-speed-rail project, residents and city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Sara Armstrong, on Feb 26, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 109 comments | 21274 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The world's strangest laws

9. In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on Sundays can be jailed. 8. In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry a concealed...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 26, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 2098 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Game: How many unConstitutional acts will Obama support?

Here is an opinion by Senator Byrd about the unconstitutional power grab by Obama through Czars http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0209/19303.html Not...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 26, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 4 comments | 2017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn building threatened by budget cuts

A planned, new industrial arts building at Gunn High School may be delayed because of cuts in the state budget, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 26, 2009 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 2160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-Speed-Rail Authority extends deadline

The state agency responsible for building a high-speed rail system has extended its deadline for comments after requests...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by to menloparkarrogance, on Feb 26, 2009 at 10:40 am | 10 comments | 2237 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys reach CCS finale, Gunn boys do not

The first-ever Gunn-Palo Alto showdown for a Central Coast Section boys' soccer championship will have to wait, as the Titans...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Feb 26, 2009 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 2512 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Chronicle is going the way of the NYT

Another socialist bastion biting the dust, along with the NYT. What a shame...eh? http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Troubled-San-Francisco-paper-apf-14459615.html ...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by WRH Sr., on Feb 26, 2009 at 8:49 am | 11 comments | 2153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto wants civility

Interim Planning Director Curtis Williams, shaken by angry outbursts and near violence that erupted at a community meeting...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by RS, on Feb 25, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 29 comments | 3308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Albert Hopkins Jr. dead at 63

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Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by kelly, on Feb 25, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 58 comments | 6299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Capitol Steps are BACK!!! The concert to benefit Gunn Robotics Team

PLEASE HELP US TO SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT THE CONCERT. Last year's concerts were a great success! They're the best. There's...

Original post made by Michael Buchman on Feb. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2327 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

God Bless the United States of America

Pres. Obama made a speech on prime time TV tonight, ending in his usual "God Bless the United States of America". A CNN...

Original post made by Greg on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 25, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 5 comments | 1874 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gleim the Jeweler in Stanford Shopping Center

Just had a grab and run of two Rolex watches by two white males. Watch out for anyone selling a Rolex for real cheap downtown....

Original post made by qq on Feb. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Girls & Boys Basketball Seeded into Quarters

Gunn Teams Seeded into Quarters An absolute phenomenal season for Gunn Basketball was reflected in today's seedings for...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Titan Fan, on Feb 25, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

En plein air

Tuesday's break in the weather afforded local painters the chance to practice their craft in the Palo Alto Baylands. Photographs...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by SOULET MARTINE, on Feb 25, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 2662 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A Banker's Analysis of the Financial Crisis

The media is blaming the financial crisis on greedy bankers, capitalism and the lack of government regulation. If anyone...

Original post made by R Wray on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 25, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1990 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor to work for President Obama

Stanford University political science Professor Michael McFaul has been named by President Barack Obama to be his special...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 25, 2009 at 6:34 am | 21 comments | 2337 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barron Park to discuss global warming tonight

The newly formed Barron Park Green Team is meeting today at 7 p.m. to discuss ways to make the Barron Park neighborhood more...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 25, 2009 at 3:35 am | 9 comments | 2103 Views
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