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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed-rail agency strapped for cash

Just months after California voters approved the sale of $9.95 billion in bonds to build a high-speed rail line between San...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tom West, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:35 am | 11 comments | 1974 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rise of sea levels is 'the greatest lie ever told'

The uncompromising verdict of Dr Mörner is that all this talk about the sea rising is nothing but a colossal scare story,http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherboo...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:05 am | 11 comments | 1858 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo bill would promote use of electric vehicles

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, has introduced a bill that aims to increase the use of electric vehicles across the country. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 1, 2009 at 3:32 am | 8 comments | 1824 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Men used bat in Mountain View assault

Mountain View police arrested two men on charges of assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly attacking a man on the corner...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Downtown neighbor., on Mar 31, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 7 comments | 1914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to debate utility rates tonight

The Utilities Department's plan to raise Palo Alto's electricity rates by 10 percent while trimming 10 percent off the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 31, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 2063 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge issues gag order in landlord case

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Original post made on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by SJC, on Mar 31, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 12 comments | 4888 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City-Supported King Plaza Farmer's Market?

I just read that our City Council is going to consider bringing an organic foods vendor to King Plaza every Wednesday. It's...

Original post made by Let\'s Spread the Green Around on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 31, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 5 comments | 1828 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Morning earthquake reveals newfound fault

A small earthquake that rattled parts of the Bay Area this morning occurred on a previously unknown fault, according to Jack...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Yessir, on Mar 31, 2009 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 2053 Views

AROUND TOWN

"he disappeared in the dead of winter"

Exhibition of Drawings, Painting & Sculpture by artist Inga Dorosz at Mohr Gallery, Community School of Music and Arts, from...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Mar. 31, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD explains math text adoption process

Parent reaction was mixed after a Wednesday forum in Palo Alto during which members of a textbook-selection committee explained...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by EDM-not a good choice, on Mar 30, 2009 at 11:58 pm | 93 comments | 8750 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wins, advances to Final Four

STANFORD defeated Iowa State, 74-53, on Monday night to advance to its second consecutive NCAA Final Four. Jayne Appel scored...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jake (San Francisco, CA), on Mar 30, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 2153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Could this happen in PAUSD?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/5049001/School-apologises-after-letter-warns-parents-over-dead-schoolgirls-attendance.html Could...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 30, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 1997 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Reasonable' accommodations?

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Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Mar 30, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 19 comments | 9753 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PAPD/MVPD Persuing Grab and Run Suspect

Around 9PM two white males w/tatoos driving a stolen 2006 Honda Oddysey out of Santa Clara performed a grab and run theft...

Original post made by qq on Mar. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1756 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California's Economic Meltdown is Sacramento Based

The future of Palo Alto, and of California, is at risk not from the current widespread economic crisis as is often alleged,...

Original post made by Buddie on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jarred, on Mar 30, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 6 comments | 1941 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail---Will it be obselete by the time it is built?

The San Jose Mercury News, Sunday, March 29,Page 21A has an article about a new system train design that will travel at more...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 30, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 1826 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

4.3 magnitude quake strikes near Morgan Hill

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck at 10:40 a.m. today about 11 miles north of Morgan Hill, according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by I felt it too, on Mar 30, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 2064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What are the rules of the road for bicycles?

Are bicyclists considered pedestrians or moving vehicles? Today, I saw a bicylclist coming at high speed through a crosswalk,...

Original post made by Nancy on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 30, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 50 comments | 4050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to install emergency warning sirens

Stanford University is preparing to install sirens that would be activated in case of a campus emergency. Three sirens will...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by kingsley, on Mar 30, 2009 at 11:25 am | 5 comments | 2162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto homeless man in court for violating sit-lie ordinance

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Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by reader, on Mar 30, 2009 at 12:04 am | 103 comments | 248045 Views
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