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PALO ALTO ISSUES

After years of talk, Lytton Plaza changes on the way

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Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by No more Roxy Rapp!, on Feb 28, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 25 comments | 3050 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man is shot, wounded in East Palo Alto

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Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Rose, on Feb 28, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 4 comments | 2157 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'TravelBlog' added to Palo Alto Online

When the mapped-out Wall Street investment-banking career of lifelong Palo Altan Keith Schuman was rudely interrupted last...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jane Molony, on Feb 28, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 2052 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zoning out

The now notorious "PC" zone allows developers to build projects bigger and denser than zoning allows, as long as the projects...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by kbgkbgnet, on Feb 27, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 10 comments | 2197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Telling a tale

Ohlone Elementary School students will be performing "The Monkey King," a Chinese fable, this weekend to mark the first year...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by JSD, on Feb 27, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 2406 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Race Cowards? In Academia, Certainly

From todays Investment Business Daily---http://www.ibdeditorials.com/IBDArticles.aspx?id=320283863033633 "Attorney General...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by samuel, on Feb 27, 2009 at 2:17 pm | 22 comments | 1992 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A on eBay: Online Auction for Menlo-Atherton is a true "Fun-Raiser"

Menlo-Atherton’s Foundation for the Future is holding its second “M-A on eBay” auction March 22-29th. Up for bid are fabulous...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Feb. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2211 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Urban forest' neighbors need stronger protections

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Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by dan, on Feb 26, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 17 comments | 2887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Someone in Palo Alto has winning lottery ticket?

No one has yet claimed a winning "Fantasy 5" lottery ticket worth $118,752 that was purchased Sunday at a Palo Alto convenience...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 26, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 4 comments | 2574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County gets chunk of stimulus funds

Santa Clara County will get the largest slice -- $25.6 million -- of $490 million in federal stimulus funds for transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Not in my Name, on Feb 26, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 9 comments | 2165 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How California Became France

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123517419077037281.html This editorial, by Matthew Kaminski of the Wall Street Journal,...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 26, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 32 comments | 2225 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. 18, 2009
Last comment by Sara Armstrong, on Feb 26, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 109 comments | 20751 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The world's strangest laws

9. In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on Sundays can be jailed. 8. In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry a concealed...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 26, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1979 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Game: How many unConstitutional acts will Obama support?

Here is an opinion by Senator Byrd about the unconstitutional power grab by Obama through Czars http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0209/19303.html Not...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 26, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 4 comments | 1888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn building threatened by budget cuts

A planned, new industrial arts building at Gunn High School may be delayed because of cuts in the state budget, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 26, 2009 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 1998 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-Speed-Rail Authority extends deadline

The state agency responsible for building a high-speed rail system has extended its deadline for comments after requests...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by to menloparkarrogance, on Feb 26, 2009 at 10:40 am | 10 comments | 2037 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys reach CCS finale, Gunn boys do not

The first-ever Gunn-Palo Alto showdown for a Central Coast Section boys' soccer championship will have to wait, as the Titans...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Feb 26, 2009 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 2339 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Chronicle is going the way of the NYT

Another socialist bastion biting the dust, along with the NYT. What a shame...eh? http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Troubled-San-Francisco-paper-apf-14459615.html ...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by WRH Sr., on Feb 26, 2009 at 8:49 am | 11 comments | 1982 Views

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 | 3020 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 | 5732 Views
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