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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to reduce funding for Senior Games

Faced with a looming budget shortfall, the City of Palo Alto plans to trim its contributions to the Senior Games by about...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 28, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 13 comments | 2046 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police chief to meet with residents

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns will hold a meeting with residents to talk about crime and other police issues...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Earth to Chief, on Mar 28, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1976 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Hills

"One and a half acres, across from a golf course, view of the San Francisco Bay, seven oak trees — it was like a wish...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Marijke Huijsman, on Mar 28, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What do you think the results will be of Geithner's latest Banking plan?

In fact, what is Geithner's latest Banking plan? I am reading that Banks and Geithner are reaching some kind of truce, but...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What about MIDDLE school math texts?

There's been a lot of discussion about the elementary school text adoption, with people hating on Everyday Math. What about...

Original post made by jordan parent on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Perpective, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:21 am | 22 comments | 3490 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congress to Bail Out Ailing Newspapers?

http://news.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/03/27/1515245 I'm not sure how I feel about this. On the one hand, there is...

Original post made by Sun and Sand on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:14 am | 3 comments | 7098 Views

BOOKS

Ramblin' man

He's not your everyday ordinary Joe. In fact, there's a little something extraordinary about 28-year-old Joseph "Cello Joe"...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by joey, on Mar 28, 2009 at 3:09 am | 4 comments | 4478 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to get $663K in federal stimulus funds

Palo Alto will get $663,000 in federal energy efficiency funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Rep. Anna...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by A Former employee, on Mar 27, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 2002 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Update on Releasing Guantanamo guys here...

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.18e9e5692442aa61d7510553b5ffc14e.e01&show_article=1 Update above on releasing...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 27, 2009 at 6:32 pm | 10 comments | 2184 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Taking a hard look at the CEQA lawsuit against the CHSRA:

There are rumors about Palo Alto’s city council being split more or less 50/50 about filing an amicus brief to join the...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Mar. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO; The golden rule

Who could imagine that the slide rule, once ubiquitous in high school mathematics classes, would be used to figure the odds...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 27, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 8034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Asian dust cloud reaches Bay Area today

A giant high-altitude cloud of desert dust and urban pollutants from China will reach the Bay Area today. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 27, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 26 comments | 2184 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man is shot and wounded in East Palo Alto

A 43-year-old Menlo Park man with a lower-back gunshot wound was found early this morning by East Palo Alto police. The shooting...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Get a clue, on Mar 27, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 9 comments | 2025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhoods In China Protest High Speed Rail

In a country where protests were once outlawed, Chinese citizens have organized protests and neighborhood groups, and they...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Lessons from China, on Mar 27, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 8 comments | 7519 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I thought the World would LOVE US again with a Pres. Obama!

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/1d3fa8fa-1975-11de-9d34-0000779fd2ac.html Here is a comment by the EU President, Mr. Topalank,...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 27, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 22 comments | 1919 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County chooses plastic-bag 'carrot, not stick'

In its quest to encourage residents to embrace reusable shopping bags, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is testing...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by wondering, on Mar 27, 2009 at 10:33 am | 17 comments | 2769 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

<B>Hospital must expand Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10697 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Why the ads?, on Mar 27, 2009 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1989 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hoops season ends in CBI semifinals

Lawrence Hill's final performance in a Stanford men's basketball uniform was spectacular. His last shot was in desperation...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by me, on Mar 27, 2009 at 6:29 am | 1 comment | 2225 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What Happened to the Sit-Lie Ordinance?

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Original post made by Lover of downtown on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Mar 27, 2009 at 3:02 am | 15 comments | 2829 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Palo Alto for DUI, altered gun

A man arrested on a drunk-driving charge Sunday night in Palo Alto was found to have a handgun that had been altered with...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by midtown 50 yrs, on Mar 26, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 7 comments | 1911 Views
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