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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What the U.S. can learn from Japan's failed experiment with "zombie businesses"

"illing zombies isn't typically the responsibility of America's president or treasury secretary. But if the country is going...

Original post made by Jarred on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 24, 2008 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 1802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reopening Garland Elementary is a top priority

Pushed by new housing, the Palo Alto Unified School District is likely to grow by 1,221 students in the next five years:...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 24, 2008 at 8:59 am | 33 comments | 2359 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What on earth prompted the Shut-down of the Blago thread?

Shutting down the thread on Blago was a perplexing decision. It was a valid discussion, and I was enjoying reading the pros...

Original post made by Perspective on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 24, 2008 at 7:49 am | 21 comments | 2045 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hospice for US Automakers

The more I read, listen and think about what Detroit's condition is, the more I think about the decision I had to make around...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 24, 2008 at 4:06 am | 3 comments | 1736 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paulson asks for another $350 billion

The Bush thieves are trying to rob the treasury of everything before they leave! http://www.cnbc.com/id/28312876, it just...

Original post made by stock trader on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 24, 2008 at 3:52 am | 9 comments | 1804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Phyllis Seidman memorial service set for Jan. 4

A memorial service and reception for Phyllis Seidman – who died Dec. 2 after she was hit by a vehicle while crossing...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by Rick Ford, on Dec 23, 2008 at 7:15 pm | 4 comments | 1949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayfield project gets final nod for 436 homes

At long last, Mountain View City Council members have approved one of the most controversial and complicated housing developments...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Hope it fails, on Dec 23, 2008 at 2:33 pm | 13 comments | 2132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto ranks 4th nationally in housing prices

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Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by prices are just too high and you know it, on Dec 23, 2008 at 9:27 am | 52 comments | 3570 Views

SPORTS

2008 BOYS' ALL-LEAGUE FOOTBALL TEAMS

ALL-PAL BAY DIVISION== Offensive Player of the Year: ==Jason Simpson (Woodside) Sr. Defensive Player of the Year: ==Sekope...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Dec 23, 2008 at 7:46 am | 3 comments | 3418 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thanks, Steves

A few years ago, two young men carefully toggled a program into a little box of components - as they finished up someone...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 22, 2008 at 11:32 pm | 6 comments | 2128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

paly out of the US News top 100 high schools ranking

http://www.usnews.com/directories/high-schools/index_html/state_id+CA/page_number+1/page_size+10/sort+alpha/name+/award+1+2+3+4/school_name+/county+Santa%20Clara%20County/detail+les...

Original post made by futurepalyparent on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Dec 22, 2008 at 8:51 pm | 14 comments | 2482 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal women's volleyball goes down swinging

Cynthia Barboza, Foluke Akinradewo, Erin Waller and Jessica Fishburn don't need to explain, apologize or otherwise discuss...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Miguel, on Dec 22, 2008 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 2399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigating possible attempted abduction

Palo Alto police are investigating an attempted abduction of an 11-year-old boy by a woman who told him she had been sent...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 22, 2008 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 1967 Views

RESTAURANTS

Who's coming to dinner?

According to downtown restaurant owners and managers, business has slipped dramatically in the past year, sparking concern...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by MXY, on Dec 22, 2008 at 1:35 pm | 9 comments | 4030 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Taking the leash law into their own hands

Which laws are okay to break, and who gets to decide? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=4660...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Mama, on Dec 22, 2008 at 12:09 pm | 23 comments | 5502 Views

RESTAURANTS

Documenting nature and time

While most see the Sacramento Valley as a flat and uninteresting place miles and miles of open landscape, scattered trees...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 22, 2008 at 7:21 am | 4 comments | 2935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford stem-cell funding surpasses all others

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Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Victoria Harris, on Dec 22, 2008 at 5:10 am | 8 comments | 2007 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault charges dismissed in Palo Alto 'Taser case'

A judge ruled Wednesday morning that Palo Alto police officers acted illegally when they used a ruse to convince Joseph Anthony...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by The.Good.The.Bad.The.PAPD.UGLY, on Dec 21, 2008 at 10:42 pm | 89 comments | 3400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Color of Palo Alto Vote Results

The voting for the Color of Palo Alto ended more than two weeks ago. What are the results? How many people in Palo Alto...

Original post made by Kermit on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Dec 21, 2008 at 3:24 pm | 4 comments | 1764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fields provides another threat for unbeaten Stanford men's hoops

Landry Fields reached double figures in scoring five times in his first two years as a member of the Stanford men's basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Hoop fan, on Dec 21, 2008 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 1779 Views
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