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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is a Trillion?

Earlier this year in March president Obama's budget predicted total deficits for the next decade of nearly $7 trillion. ...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 29, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 5 comments | 2060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minor collision becomes a 'hit-and-run'

A pedestrian/car collision with minor injuries has become a hit-and-run case when the car's driver left the scene. Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Citizen of the World, on Aug 29, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 40 comments | 2766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electric cars charge into Palo Alto

Visitors to Palo Alto's annual celebration of electric vehicles this Saturday could detect a special buzz in the air. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Aug 29, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 12 comments | 2217 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill allows Obama to seize control of Internet

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-10320096-38.html If nothing is scaring or horrifying you, from using the NEA to hire...

Original post made by Perspective on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by svatoid, on Aug 29, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 9 comments | 1904 Views

AROUND TOWN

District: Kids' emotional health a top concern

In the wake of three student Caltrain suicides in four months, student emotional health is a top priority for the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 89 comments | 5889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ahh. Lytton Plaza back to its old self again

I was downtown to see the festival today. I walked down the alley that runs from the Compaq bldg to the lot behind Lytton...

Original post made by Dave on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 6 comments | 1770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monster Ediface Corner Seale/Cowper-Eyesore or Brave New Palo Alto?

I can't help wondering what intentions of the owners and architect can be inferred from this supposedly residential structure...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 11 comments | 2293 Views

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Potential train death averted by engineer

A recent spate of tragedies along the tracks has everyone, perhaps especially Caltrain engineers, on edge. But among the...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 7 comments | 1780 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

palo alto or la jolla? for education, living and family life

We've enjoyed living in Palo Alto for a few years with two small children. Now the husband got a better career opportunity...

Original post made by need suggestions on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by need suggestions, on Aug 29, 2009 at 11:39 am | 4 comments | 1865 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Locking and unlocking cars quietly.

Not a very big issue, but it is annoying to many of us. I visited Mitchell Park library today at lunchtime and spent time...

Original post made by Library User on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Library User, on Aug 29, 2009 at 9:17 am | 12 comments | 1919 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

UC system is suck

UC system is our high education system in California. All Californian tax payers pay their money to the state. UC gets the...

Original post made by Jean on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 29, 2009 at 3:49 am | 6 comments | 1773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all 8th graders

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Original post made by Elementary Parent on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 28, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 47 comments | 5434 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect nabbed in Nordstrom 'pepper-spray' theft

Oakland police Wednesday arrested one of two suspected shoplifters who fled Stanford Shopping Center in a rental car Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by sam, on Aug 28, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 6 comments | 2353 Views

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Palo Alto Story Project: Ron Kane

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 2361 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Story Project: Charlie Crabtree

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Geri McGilvray

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Story Project: Kids' Corner

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 2525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Jill Rakestraw

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board seeks updates on Everyday Math

With a controversial new elementary math textbook in Palo Alto classrooms this fall, school board members are looking for...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:09 am | 15 comments | 2255 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public Council meetings at City Hall Monday night. 7pm

I have an Idea. The P.A online does not like so much? There is a TV in the loby of City Hall. Lets meet in the loby during...

Original post made by fireman on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Aug 28, 2009 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 1783 Views
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