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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three police sergeants dead, suspect killed in East Oakland

Given the shooting of 5 police officers and the recent gang shooting in Palo Alto, we need to reevaluate our PC approach...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Clean it up!, on Mar 24, 2009 at 8:41 am | 26 comments | 2247 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Stanford's Ogwumike shines in the NCAA hoop spotlight

Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds as the second-ranked Cardinal defeated...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Caitlin, on Mar 24, 2009 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 2587 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SLAC to get $68.3M in federal recovery funds

The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) will receive $68.3 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 24, 2009 at 2:32 am | 2 comments | 1888 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FBI, police release list of 'Taliban' gang arrests

More than 500 FBI agents and police from more than 20 agencies fanned out over the Bay Area on Saturday, executing search...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by epoch, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 5184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford men still playing basketball

The Stanford men's basketball team will continue playing in the College Basketball Invitational after beating host Wichita...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Go Cardinal!!, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 1 comment | 1993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Verde PTA hosts Boundary Discussion

Garland Boundary Discussion, March 18 @ 7 PM Scott Laurence with the Garland Boundary Committee and Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made by Palo Verde Parent on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Mar 23, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 22 comments | 2488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sixth anniversary of Iraq war to be marked

Members of the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center will gather at Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo Alto Thursday evening to mark...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 23, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 30 comments | 4575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cost to open Cubberley?

Flush with Measure A funds, the district is moving forward with expanding Gunn and Paly campuses in the most expensive ways...

Original post made by Frugal on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Frugal, on Mar 23, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 21 comments | 2166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto median home prices in 94306 have dropped 48.6%, according to San Jose Merc

Here's a link to the March 21, 2009 article on median home prices and sales in Santa Clara County by ZIP code: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_11959743?IADID=Search-www.mercuryne...

Original post made by Location Location Location on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 23, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 10 comments | 2114 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Geithner speaks, stock market jumps 400 points

The recession is not over, but is the end in sight? http://money.cnn.com/2009/03/23/markets/markets_newyork/ ...

Original post made by Tim on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 23, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 2023 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community meeting on high-speed rail tonight

Palo Altans concerned about California's proposed high-speed rail system will have a chance to learn more about the project...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Millie Mario, on Mar 23, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 2040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spring in Guadalupe Gardens, San Jose

Annual Spring in Guadalupe Gardens event celebrates gardening, environment A celebration of the out-of-doors, with...

Original post made by Friends of Guadalupe on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are you looking for a home?

I'd like to talk to real people who are looking to buy a home -- ideally who set out last year but got discouraged, didn't...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, Palo Alto Weekly associate editor on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1893 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Unemployment rate continues to rise

The unemployment rate in California was 10.1 percent in January, up from 9.3 percent in December, according to the latest...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:27 am | 7 comments | 1886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian names three winners of 'law' contest

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has named three winners in his annual "There Oughta Be a Law" contest, including a...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by :->, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 2069 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School Mock Trial Team goes to state

For Jeremy Rossmann and the Menlo School Mock Trial Team, this weekend is like the Super Bowl. Menlo School will represent...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Legal Lady, on Mar 23, 2009 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 1937 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Danger of Chinese Wavering and a US economic crash

Hyperinflation and the crash of the Keynesian model could be in the offing soon if the Chinese drastically draw down. China...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 22, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 1987 Views

AROUND TOWN

What caused the power outage in South Palo Alto

Hi -- does anyone know what caused the power outage in south palo alto tonight? It was out from roughly about 6:30 to 8:30....

Original post made by alex on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ask the city?, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 2161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Comcast Alert on Expanded Basic

This is what I just learned from Comcast about the switchover to digital for Expanded Basic Service. I had asked when the...

Original post made by nat on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Somebody, on Mar 22, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 5 comments | 1914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAFD Maps Part Deux

As a medic truck is frantically trying to locate Blair Court, a 90yo stroke victim goes from conscious and breathing to not...

Original post made by qq on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:08 pm | 4 comments | 1874 Views
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