Local Blogs | Palo Alto Online |

Local Blogs

Interested in becoming a blogger?   Show all bloggers


Sort by:  Most recent blog/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any blog label will display all recent posts on that blog

OFF DEADLINE

ON DEADLINE blog: Will side effect of school board retreat be shorter (but better) meetings?

One "news" item out of last week's Palo Alto Board of Education retreat was that future board meetings may well be substantially shorter, more focused and better...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Cut-To-the-Chase, on Jul 2, 2012 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 5077 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

What is ABAG?

ABAG (the Association of Bay Area Governments) is the regional planning agency for the nine-county Bay Area. Voting members of ABAG are the elected officials appointed...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 16, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 66 comments | 22721 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

What is ABAG?

ABAG (the Association of Bay Area Governments) is the regional planning agency for the nine-county Bay Area. Voting members of ABAG are the elected officials appointed...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 16, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 66 comments | 6039 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Stimulus and the National Economy

A reader asked what I thought of stimulus efforts for the national economy. The economy still suffers from a lack of sufficient demand to more fully employ unemployed...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 24 comments | 17527 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Stimulus and the National Economy

A reader asked what I thought of stimulus efforts for the national economy. The economy still suffers from a lack of sufficient demand to more fully employ unemployed...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 24 comments | 3709 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

California Economy Update

A reader asked for an update on the California economy and budget. This post is about the economy and the next post is about the budget. The overall CA economy...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 20 comments | 15940 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

California Economy Update

A reader asked for an update on the California economy and budget. This post is about the economy and the next post is about the budget. The overall CA economy...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 20 comments | 1828 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline: For Palo Alto school officials, transparency is as transparency does

Palo Alto school officials right now are wrestling with the question of what constitutes "transparency" -- including whether a series of private memos between the...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:43 am | 9 comments | 4195 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: Dwight Bentel presented a contrast to Stanford journalism/communications education

The passing of Dwight Bentel in mid-May at 103 marks the passage of an expansionist era in the education of future journalists -- one with direct parallels, and...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on May 27, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 8363 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: Dwight Bentel presented a contrast to Stanford journalism/communications education

The passing of Dwight Bentel in mid-May at 103 marks the passage of an expansionist era in the education of future journalists -- one with direct parallels, and...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on May 27, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 3576 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

California Budget Update

California continues to struggle with state budget deficits. Revenues are rising but not by enough to eat into the deficit as health care and other costs continue...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1680 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline: Citizen watchdogs dig out another 'confidentiality' secret -- but such things go w-a-a-y back

The practice of public administrators sharing "confidential" information with their elected bosses while keeping it from the public has surfaced, with the discovery...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on May 18, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 9 comments | 8550 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline: Citizen watchdogs dig out another 'confidentiality' secret -- but such things go w-a-a-y back

The practice of public administrators sharing "confidential" information with their elected bosses while keeping it from the public has surfaced, with the discovery...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on May 18, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 9 comments | 4248 Views

OFF DEADLINE

'World Press Freedom Day' needs courageous journalism, at home and abroad

Thursday, May 3, was designated as "World Press Freedom Day" today (April 30) by the California Legislature, echoing a 1993 action by the United Nations. But...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on May 11, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 4 comments | 8728 Views

OFF DEADLINE

'World Press Freedom Day' needs courageous journalism, at home and abroad

Thursday, May 3, was designated as "World Press Freedom Day" today (April 30) by the California Legislature, echoing a 1993 action by the United Nations. But...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on May 11, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 4 comments | 4109 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: Fairmeadow tree doomed by careless digging, tight design -- but triggers new policy

The abrupt removal of a twin-trunk redwood tree at Fairmeadow Elementary School during spring break in early April is generating a new Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by fairmeadow parent, on Apr 27, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 15029 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: Fairmeadow tree doomed by careless digging, tight design -- but triggers new policy

The abrupt removal of a twin-trunk redwood tree at Fairmeadow Elementary School during spring break in early April is generating a new Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by fairmeadow parent, on Apr 27, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 4530 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: Will cities get a voice in high-speed-rail debate? Or just have to keep shouting?

The long-awaited final report giving a "new vision" for the proposed high-speed-rail system for California will become public within the next week or two, unless...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Evan, on Mar 27, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 7 comments | 10051 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: Will cities get a voice in high-speed-rail debate? Or just have to keep shouting?

The long-awaited final report giving a "new vision" for the proposed high-speed-rail system for California will become public within the next week or two, unless...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Evan, on Mar 27, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 7 comments | 3862 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: Major high-speed rail hearing Tuesday night -- who will come?

A major state Senate public hearing has been scheduled next Tuesday evening to hear about possible new directions for high-speed rail in California -- directions...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Mar 11, 2012 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 3852 Views
<< < 124 125 126 127 128 > >>
Page 126 of 154

Get fact-based reporting on the COVID-19 crisis sent to your inbox daily.

Fighting an 'uphill battle,' Palo Alto's longtime MacArthur Park to close until 2021
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 4,540 views

Traffic Lights for the Whole Family
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 2,200 views

Constantly coping with the virus: We need a total lockdown now
By Diana Diamond | 31 comments | 2,055 views

Did a hedge fund just steal your EV rebate?
By Sherry Listgarten | 0 comments | 1,626 views

Tough back-to-school decisions
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 446 views