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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redefining Recession for Political Gain

Well, check out the headlines everywhere today and you will find that the Natioonal Bureau of Economic Research, a "think...

Original post made by Perspective on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Dec 9, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 14 comments | 1847 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What we should get BACK from the Big 3

If we (as in We The People) give the Big 3 all that money, way in excess of what their companies are worth right now, shouldn't...

Original post made by anonymous on Dec. 9, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1980 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Truth About Bailouts

As the Federal bailout bonanza prepares to spread beyond the mortgage and financial sectors to fill Detroit's depleted coffers,...

Original post made by stock trader on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 9, 2008 at 6:19 am | 5 comments | 2254 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Economic 'perfect storm' is brewing for local agencies

For many years I have been directly involved in local government agencies or in federal programs designed to support local...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Right to Work, on Dec 9, 2008 at 6:10 am | 8 comments | 2680 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council to consider new $105,000 airport study

The debate over who, if anyone, should oversee the Palo Alto Airport will resume at tonight's City Council meeting. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 9, 2008 at 1:04 am | 14 comments | 2584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

anyone knows the latest status on Garland?

Is there any words on reopen garland and if so, when? How would the elementary school boundary be affected? We have a...

Original post made by curious on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Dec 9, 2008 at 12:48 am | 8 comments | 2081 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto OKs police auditor 'profiling' study

The police auditor hired to probe Palo Alto Police Department policies toward minorities will also be expected to recommend...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Dec 8, 2008 at 11:34 pm | 3 comments | 2055 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lot size - difference in records

Does anyone know what explains the difference in records of lot size. County records of my lot size are significantly lower...

Original post made by Lot size - difference in records on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 8, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 7 comments | 2163 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior Games sponsorship to cost city $500,000

The City Council plans to spend half a million dollars on a "Gold-Level Sponsorship" for the 2009 National Senior Games. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Ghost of Jesse Owens, on Dec 8, 2008 at 10:23 pm | 32 comments | 2823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fundraiser for Opportunity Health Partners

Enduring Treasures Help the Needy in Chaotic Times In a chaotic time when the true meaning of “value” is increasingly...

Original post made by Carol Garsten on Dec. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2143 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash temporarily closes Page Mill Road

A major-injury crash this afternoon shut down the northbound Interstate Highway 280 off-ramp to Page Mill Road in Los Altos...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Candace, on Dec 8, 2008 at 7:01 pm | 16 comments | 2305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

High-speed chase cuts through neighborhoods

A high speed chase through Palo Alto neighborhoods early Thursday afternoon was triggered by a routine traffic stop that...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by cid, on Dec 8, 2008 at 6:08 pm | 26 comments | 2384 Views

SPORTS

Paly's volleyball winning streak ends

Palo Alto's run of good fortune in the SCVAL De Anza Division volleyball race ran out of luck on Monday night during a battle...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly's volleyball winning streak ends

Palo Alto's run of good fortune in the SCVAL De Anza Division volleyball race ran out of luck on Monday night during a battle...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1745 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man found dead in Palo Alto apartment

A 32-year-old Palo Alto man was found dead in his Cowper Street apartment on Monday morning. Vincent Leung, 32, was found...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Catherine, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:48 am | 13 comments | 2462 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report: Police tampered with Taser recordings

An audio-video forensics expert has called into question the integrity of Palo Alto police conduct following a March 15 incident...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by watchdog, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:32 am | 32 comments | 4268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recyclables are piling up

Recycled goods like cardboard and paper are back at junk value with prices dropping so precipitously that companies would...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Left of Boom, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 2144 Views

SPORTS

M-A beats Wilcox for CCS football title, 39-33

Senior Vaughn Smith returned two kickoffs for long touchdowns to spark the Menlo-Atherton football team to a 39-33 victory...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Papa Bear, on Dec 8, 2008 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 2257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SPORTS: Castilleja wins its first volleyball state title

The third time was definitely the charm for the Castilleja girl's volleyball team. The sixth-seeded Gators, who lost in their...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Sonia M.Martin, on Dec 7, 2008 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 3108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Children's Theatre Changes

I attended a performance of "A Christmas Carol" at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre yesterday with my family and some family...

Original post made by Jeff Masnaghetti on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jeff Masnaghetti, on Dec 7, 2008 at 8:36 pm | 4 comments | 2217 Views
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Palo Alto: Pastis owner to open second French restaurant
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The Four E's--Pope Francis and the Middle Class
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My College Mindset is Intrinsically Motivated
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The Remedy to Inadequate Citizen Input? More of the same
By Douglas Moran | 3 comments | 402 views