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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business tax likely on November ballot for Palo Alto voters

There's a good chance Palo Alto will put a business license tax on the November ballot, Councilman John Barton warned a downtown...

Original post made by JustMe on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by g, on Jan 23, 2009 at 10:51 am | 3 comments | 1813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State tax-hike votes to aid schools this spring?

An overall package agreement on fixing the state's massive budget crisis, between long-divided state legislators and Governor...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 23, 2009 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 2081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open space district buying huge 'to the sea' link

A pending 1,300-acre open-space land acquisition involving four major properties will link Skyline Ridge open-space lands...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Jan 23, 2009 at 7:13 am | 7 comments | 2349 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood meeting about East Meadow Circle/Fabian Way

I found a meeting hidden away in last Friday's print version which I assume is about the proposed 2800 units at the above...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 23, 2009 at 5:34 am | 13 comments | 2488 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Alcohol, drugs to be focus of EPA forum

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Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by gomez, on Jan 23, 2009 at 12:56 am | 11 comments | 2282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents celebrate Obama over breakfast

The former site of the Obama headquarters in Palo Alto remains empty, a "for lease" sign taped to the window, but a block...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Jan 23, 2009 at 12:04 am | 3 comments | 2146 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Longs in Midtown Robbed

Just before 7:45PM a passerby noticed a man holding a teller a gunpoint with a rifle at the Midtown Longs at 2701 Middlefield...

Original post made by qq on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by white guy, on Jan 22, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 4 comments | 2103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deaths

Margaret J. Montrose Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=2563 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Kenny Litzenberger, on Jan 22, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 2055 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Inauguration Bloggers

Local residents who are in Washington for the inauguration: share your stories, photos and videos with your neighbors here...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by stock trader, on Jan 22, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 19 comments | 3257 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peace vigils set for Wednesday noon, evening

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Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by kumar, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 2535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

El Carmelo parents pitch in for 'Going Green'

Parents and students at El Carmelo Elementary School have "filled up the stage" in the school's multi-purpose rooms with...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by PA Mom, on Jan 22, 2009 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: Stanford traffic could clog intersections

The two massive expansion projects proposed by Stanford University could further clog up some of Palo Alto's most congested...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 22, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 14 comments | 2450 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Middle East

Jewish British Lawmaker Likens Israel to Nazis SIR Gerald Kaufman, compared the actions of Israeli troops in Gaza to the...

Original post made by Lisa Cohen on Jan. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian to hold 'Education Update' Saturday

For parents and community members concerned about the state of education, Senator Joe Simitian will hold an "Education Update"...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 22, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 2261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Early aerial photos of Palo Alto featured Sunday

Aerial photos of the Palo Alto region – taken between 1946 and 1979 – will be featured in a free public presentation...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jan 22, 2009 at 10:48 am | 4 comments | 2117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen drivers & curfew laws

To comply with the law, we are not allowing our 16 year old newly licensed driver stay out past ll.00 pm or to drive any...

Original post made by Parent of teen driver on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by wow, on Jan 22, 2009 at 10:45 am | 19 comments | 3925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walk for peace planned today in East Palo Alto

A youth organized "walk for peace" – locally and nationally – will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. today (Jan. 21) from...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 22, 2009 at 3:15 am | 4 comments | 1874 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Middle East Conflict

The near impossibility of reaching peace in the Middle-East is reflected by almost every letter and post blaming exclusively...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 21, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 10 comments | 2499 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

We may being set up AGAIN by big business greed

I am a business man in Menlo park trying to live with integrity- without cheating my country. My corporate 'friends' are...

Original post made by William Hanley on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Real Business Person, on Jan 21, 2009 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 1989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student researches potential cure for MS

When Palo Alto High School senior Hrishikesh Srinagesh volunteered at Lytton Gardens Senior Communities he worked with a...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by meera walia, on Jan 21, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 3 comments | 2627 Views
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