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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's approval rating less than Bush's at same point.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123690358175013837.html Quote from WSJ Rasmussen/Gallup Poll article from link above "Polling...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Mar 17, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 4 comments | 1913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to cut budget more, freeze salaries

Stanford University will cut its budget by close to $100 million next fiscal year, $30 million more than originally anticipated,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 10 comments | 2170 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto City Library Spring Author Series: Pearl Sofaer

The Palo Alto City Library Spring Author Series continues with local author, singer, and artist Pearl Sofaer. She will tell...

Original post made by JESSICATHELIBRARIAN on Mar. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judy Kleinberg honored in state Legislature

Former Palo Alto Mayor Judy Kleinberg is being honored in the state Legislature today (Monday) as the 21st Assembly District...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 17, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 2162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast and digital switchover

Once Comcast switches to digital, you cannot continue to use your VCR as you do now. You will not be able to record one...

Original post made by nat on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 17, 2009 at 3:28 pm | 9 comments | 3729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ohlone plan adds 2-story building, retains farm

A two-story building with 12 new classrooms and a hilly "natural play area" are planned as part of an $11.67 million expansion...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 17, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 15 comments | 2684 Views

SPORTS

Pac-10 tourney title for Stanford women

Jayne Appel was in early foul trouble again, the Stanford women's basketball team missed six of its first seven shots and...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stanford Women Fan, on Mar 17, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2064 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Time to end the failed War on Drugs?

A report by the Brookings Institution, and a separate study by Harvard economist Jeffrey Miron which was endorsed by 500...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:51 am | 12 comments | 1973 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Firefighters battle three-alarm blaze in Menlo

Firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire at 1050 University Drive in downtown Menlo Park. "There's a ton of smoke, all...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Harry, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 2141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Digestive Disease Makes Food Unbearable For Sufferers

Imagine having difficulty swallowing every time you eat. Imagine it being so bad that the food becomes blocked by an inflamed...

Original post made by Kim Gorode on Mar. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2253 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA police chief to meet with community

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis will meet with members of the community from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) to talk...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by PAROLEE T, on Mar 17, 2009 at 12:10 am | 9 comments | 1910 Views

AROUND TOWN

City pulls back funds earmarked for homeless

Citing a $58,000 give-back to the City of Palo Alto's coffers to control a shortfall, the Palo Alto Human Relations Commission...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by NotABlueBlood, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:40 pm | 20 comments | 2620 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math Text Adoption meeting

It is really a shame that the adoption of the new math texts for the district involved a long process with many meetings,...

Original post made by Jimmy on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 2050 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Strong Arm Robbery at Paly

Three black males in their 20's just performed a strong arm robbery of an iPod at Paly. PAPD is responding code 3 setting...

Original post made by qq on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 6 comments | 2167 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The library of the future

Gone are the days of dusty shelves, cellophane-protected book covers and librarians who say "shush." Experts predict libraries...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Library user, on Mar 16, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 11 comments | 13512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools launch campaign to curtail bullying

TheatreWorks will perform an anti-bullying play and filmmakers will premier a documentary in which Palo Alto students discuss...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 5 comments | 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Following the money

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Original post made on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by Erin, on Mar 16, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 7 comments | 3014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama says economy is "sound"...

Ok, now President Obama is saying the economy is "sound" in spite of the economic difficulties. Ok, I will await the...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Meth_mom, on Mar 16, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 7 comments | 1844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Time for elite Palo Alto parents to take their heads out of the sand

I am a concerned parent who has had a unique opportunity to view the hidden world of the barely teenage sons and daughters...

Original post made by Joseph Adams on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Meth_mom, on Mar 16, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 34 comments | 4578 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Could Obama Be Just Too Awesome?

The article below addresses an emerging issue of great concern: Obama may actually be too awesome for our own good. http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/could-obama-be-just-too-awesome/ ...

Original post made by Jarred on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 16, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 14 comments | 1961 Views
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