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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 | 2980 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 | 5664 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. 2226 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 | 1736 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. 2076 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 | 2114 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 | 2427 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 | 1880 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 | 2090 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 | 1910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child hit at Intersection of Barbara Drive and N. California

For those that are not aware, the Palo Alto Unified School District is in the process of getting the old Garland School site...

Original post made by Barbara Drive Concerned Resident on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Feb 24, 2009 at 10:47 pm | 54 comments | 3450 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DOW continues to plummet in spite of BHO "Stim" plan...

http://www.iht.com/articles/2009/02/17/business/18marketsA.php Title of article posted above is "Dow slips nearly 300...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 24, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 41 comments | 3508 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Police Plan Public Meeting" Tonight, Tuesday at Cubberley Community Center. 6:30 p.m.

It's important that everyone come to this meeting to listen and express views of what's needed in South Palo Alto in the...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 24, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1987 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City worker triggered federal probe

A federal Department of Transportation investigation into the Palo Alto Utilities Department for possible fraud could have...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by brian wilson, on Feb 24, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 24 comments | 2516 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New 'greenprint' could map way for next boom

A new leadership group is poised to steer Silicon Valley into a "green-tech revolution" that could keep the valley from being...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 24, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 16 comments | 2537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everyday Etiquette Class for KIDS! This weekend!

Who wouldn’t want words such as, “polite,” “helpful,” and “pleasant” to be used to describe their child? This fun, interactive...

Original post made by JF on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 23, 2009 at 11:57 pm | 4 comments | 2200 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man shot Saturday -- but where?

East Palo Alto police are attempting to unravel a complex shooting report early Saturday after finding that the shooting...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by ERiCA, on Feb 23, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 5 comments | 2061 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. 20, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Feb 23, 2009 at 5:33 pm | 12 comments | 2058 Views

AROUND TOWN

When you're given $30 billion, 'First you cry'

What do you do when someone gives you a gift of $30 billion? First you cry, Patty Stonesifer, former CEO of the Bill & Melinda...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Michael Wright, on Feb 23, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 26 comments | 2768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Girls Win CCS Quarterfinal 2-1 over Gilroy

The Gunn Varsity Girls soccer team continued their CCS success, defeating Gilroy 2-1 in a CCS quarterfinal Saturday night....

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2280 Views
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