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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 | 2285 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 | 2168 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 | 2325 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 | 1997 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 | 1973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City expands list of high-speed-rail concerns

A century-old bridge, a row of "storybook" houses on Mariposa Avenue and the famous El Palo Alto redwood tree could all be...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by TyrL172, on Mar 22, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 21 comments | 2675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Med students work to help gay patients

Four Stanford University medical students are attempting to make things easier for gay, lesbian, transsexual and bisexual...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 22, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 44 comments | 2915 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interesting Discussion I found: Is HR45 a gun control/gun registration bill? If so, is it Constitutional?

There are many misconceptions on what kind of authority Mr. Holder will have when it comes to banning guns. Here is part...

Original post made by food for thought on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by food for thought, on Mar 22, 2009 at 11:54 am | 6 comments | 2114 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A on eBay: Online Auction for M-A Bidding Begins Today!

Menlo-Atherton’s Foundation for the Future is holding its second “M-A on eBay” auction; public bidding begins...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Mar. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1984 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Natural Gas glut causes collapse in home gas prices, but not in Palo Alto

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/21/business/energy-environment/21gas.html?em The decline in crude oil prices gets all the...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Mar 22, 2009 at 5:42 am | 1 comment | 1806 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google Goes Green?

How can new house construction (Google pres.) get a "green" certificate when it involves building a basement, which requires...

Original post made by Carol Zink on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Destination PA, on Mar 21, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 1940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hate Zone

Does anyone actually think that posting a "no hate zone" sign is going to deter someone from committing a hate crime? Don't...

Original post made by Carol Zink on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sean, on Mar 21, 2009 at 8:49 pm | 3 comments | 2051 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's Book: A New Era of Responsibility. Is it true?

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123681860305802821.html Above is an article by Daniel Henninger concerning President Obama's...

Original post made by Results, not Intentions on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Results, not Intentions, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 7 comments | 4877 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspended at Nola's

A man has fallen off the roof of Nola's on Ramona downtown. He is currently floating on the canvas awning in the inner courtyard....

Original post made by qq on Mar. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2318 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fannie and Freddie execs got bonuses too

These companies also got massive bailouts and the execs got bonuses. The democrat-led bailout circus never ends. See the...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by QQ more, on Mar 21, 2009 at 11:41 am | 6 comments | 1987 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD trustees ponder long-range plans for Paly and Gunn

Overhauling Palo Alto's high schools to serve for the next 40 years was the prime topic for school board members Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 21, 2009 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 3323 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAFD Maps

Why is the Palo Alto Fire Department still having map trouble? An engine was just dispatched to the 400 block of Creekside...

Original post made by qq on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Mar 21, 2009 at 8:46 am | 7 comments | 2044 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Disgustingly Rude Road Bikers

I was driving today, minding my own business on sandhill, when I came upon a group of about 35-40 road bikers in the middle...

Original post made by D. S. on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 21, 2009 at 4:52 am | 15 comments | 2070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

50+ Tickets by PAPD that's Entrapment!

While driving my kids to school, the Palo Alto Police Department pulled over about 40-50 cars at the same location within...

Original post made by Peter on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 21, 2009 at 4:49 am | 14 comments | 2130 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Pinewood girls lose in state basketball title game

History wasn't made by the Pinewood girls' basketball team on Friday. The Gators didn't win their fourth CIF State Division...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by funnyface, on Mar 20, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 1 comment | 2613 Views
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