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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto needs to follow State

Rightly or wrongly, the Governor has instituted furlough Fridays as a cost saving measure to help California's finances....

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 8, 2009 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 1816 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Experts: Housing could rebound by end of year

The dizzying days of rapid sales with competing offers, plentiful loan money and no contingencies are long over, but the...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 8, 2009 at 9:20 am | 31 comments | 3102 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No criminal charges for driver in Phyllis Seidman fatality

No charges will be filed against the driver who struck and killed Phyllis Seidman Dec. 2. The decision was reached following...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Geoff, on Feb 8, 2009 at 8:33 am | 36 comments | 2712 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Support Stimulus bill

I think that that we need a $1 billion stimulus bill for our economy that will put people to work, meet national goals and...

Original post made by Stephen Rock on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 8, 2009 at 7:08 am | 12 comments | 1913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redevelopment planned for San Antonio center

The Mountain View City Council approved a "gatekeeper" request last week that could lead to a massive revamp of San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto should have a say, on Feb 8, 2009 at 1:50 am | 35 comments | 2733 Views

AROUND TOWN

A shrill 'Century'

Like the high-pitched whistle of a fast-moving train, TheatreWorks' newest production, "Twentieth Century," barrels onto...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Taylor, on Feb 7, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 15661 Views

AROUND TOWN

For some, the Good of PC zoning trumps the Bad and the Ugly

Critics of the "planned community" zone may be quick to cry "Foul" when a proposed public benefit falls short of expectations,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Alabama, on Feb 7, 2009 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 2283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly High 'truancy' rates way above state average

Almost 70 percent of students at Palo Alto High School are technically "truants," according to the California Department...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Feb 6, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 17 comments | 2891 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford law gradaute pleads guilty to tax evasion

A Stanford University Law School graduate who ran an escort service and failed to pay income taxes pleaded guilty in U.S....

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Feb 6, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 15 comments | 2577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community honors 'Lifetimes of Achievement'

Taking in 21 foster children, chairing the Stanford University Board of Trustees and serving on the school board are among...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by George Browning, on Feb 6, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2173 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nuclear Power is THE Answer to California's Economic Problems!

With all the hand wringing about California's economic problems, including IOUs and witholding of tax returns, the answer...

Original post made by Greg on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Feb 6, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 37 comments | 2124 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto faces $5.8 million deficit in 2009

Palo Alto is facing a budget deficit of $5.8 million dollars this year and will soon have to start cutting programs, a new...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Feb 6, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 37 comments | 2313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Education, environmental advocates win Tall Tree Awards

Palo Alto's 2009 Tall Tree Awards, announced today (Friday), will honor community activist Carolyn Tucher, environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Robin Robinson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1776 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Counter on CAL Ave.- not worth it

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Original post made by Gira on Dec. 4, 2006
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 6, 2009 at 12:21 pm | 10 comments | 5167 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Exercising the mind

Despite the talk about brain-fitness games, a single software program will not magically prevent the decline of the brain,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kari Martell, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 2194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto revamping ambulance-billing system

Palo Alto is revamping its ambulance-billing process after an audit revealed widespread delays and errors in the current...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Feb 6, 2009 at 8:40 am | 8 comments | 2039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Payoff yet to come for most prep soccer teams

Talk about waiting until the last moment. That's the situation a handful of local soccer teams find themselves in heading...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by John Colbert, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:29 am | 1 comment | 2117 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial date set for man in toddler killing

A 34-year-old man accused of owning the gun a 12-year-old boy used in the accidental killing of an East Palo Alto toddler...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 5, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 5 comments | 2015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Henna workshop headed for Palo Alto Main Library Saturday

Palo Alto Main Library will become a venue for artistic expression on Saturday, Feb. 7, when the library hosts a henna workshop...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Feb 5, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments | 2146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents: Less housing around East Meadow

A coffee shop would be nice, a garden would be great, and a bike path would be fantastic, but please, please, please no more...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Feb 5, 2009 at 6:52 pm | 66 comments | 3796 Views
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