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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cheney's speech contained omissions, misstatements

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney's defense Thursday of the Bush administration's policies for interrogating...

Original post made by Wow, I Never Would Have Guessed! on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 25, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 38 comments | 2378 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Climate-Industrial Complex

WSJhttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB124286145192740987.html "Some business leaders are cozying up with politicians and...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 25, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 17 comments | 2306 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another black eye for benny

Another black eye for the Catholic Church http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8059826.stm http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/may/20/irish-catholic-schools-child-abuse-claims ...

Original post made by ANother black eye on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Another black eye, on May 25, 2009 at 1:50 pm | 12 comments | 2079 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gay Curriculum Proposal Riles Elementary School Parents

A group of parents in a California school district say they are being bullied by school administrators into accepting a new...

Original post made by Concerned parent on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 25, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 19 comments | 2400 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Medicare age discrimination

The Federal government is poised to begin age discrimination in Medicare. Pursuant to a little-noticed sentence in the...

Original post made by protester on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 2028 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is the Best Solution to Unauthorized Immigration

People have strong feelings about the challenges posed by unauthorized immigration. In a recent thread "What Are Voters Telling...

Original post made by stephen levy on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 11:16 am | 18 comments | 2210 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What Are Voters Telling Us

Today's Field Poll http://www.field.com/fieldpollonline/subscribers/Rls2306.pdf. reports that voters want the next...

Original post made by stephen levy on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by pat, on May 25, 2009 at 11:08 am | 51 comments | 2773 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto urged to go slow on 'smart grid'

The smartest thing Palo Alto could do is wait a year before adopting the new "smart grid" technology to regulate real-time...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:59 am | 12 comments | 2429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybe A Silly Question ... Embarcadero & Alma Underpass

I used to walk under the Alma/Embarcadero underpass to go to high school when I was a kid. I always thought the massive...

Original post made by Bruce on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:54 am | 3 comments | 2149 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fight Outside Illusions on Cal Ave

PAPD is responding to a 242 disturbance in front of the Illusions Supper Club on California Ave. 7-10 people were involved...

Original post made by qq on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:43 am | 12 comments | 2085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Massachusetts: first state to require math-specific proficiency exam for teacher certification

Excerpt from MA DESE press release: "Today's action stipulates that for the next three years teacher candidates who score...

Original post made by Parent on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 25, 2009 at 3:41 am | 5 comments | 2129 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged burglars caught in Palo Alto baylands

A high-speed chase that ended in Palo Alto's baylands at Embarcadero Road early Sunday morning resulted in the arrest of...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:39 am | 2 comments | 2309 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California high court to rule on Proposition 8 on Tuesday

""The wait is finally over," said Andrew Pugno, general counsel for ProtectMarriage.com, the main group that supported...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 24, 2009 at 6:52 pm | 6 comments | 2048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Light opposition to Palo Alto foam-container ban

Polystyrene containers, those foamy boxes commonly used to store Chinese take-out or to save a sandwich for the road, will...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Step up to the plate, PA, on May 23, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 55 comments | 4900 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reports of swine flu climb in Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department reported today 14 additional probable cases of swine flu, now referred to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Judy C., on May 23, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 5 comments | 2044 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk

Coffee shop returns to Midtown Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10134 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by resident, on May 23, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 4635 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Voters Voice Outrage

The results are finalized in California, and taxpayers finally took a stand. Propositions 1A through 1E were soundly...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by James, on May 23, 2009 at 9:07 am | 43 comments | 4896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everyday Math causes hoarding in Anchorage

Will this be happening in PA over the next three weeks?: "Yesterday was the last day of school at my local elementary....

Original post made by Parent on May. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2349 Views

SPORTS

Stanford down and out of Super Regional

The Stanford softball team didn't lose at home very often. The only teams which did it this year have combined for 19 of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by PWho, on May 23, 2009 at 6:40 am | 2 comments | 2478 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call to action: support a PA pedestrian mall

please join our facebook group and voice your opinion there: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=72967272956 i posted...

Original post made by james thompson on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on May 22, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 30 comments | 4717 Views
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