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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former mayor: Withdrawal is 'a black eye' for city

City officials are defending their actions against charges that the "Palo Alto Process" and high expectations doomed plans...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Apr 16, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 56 comments | 2553 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Susan Boyle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lp0IWv8QZY Once in a while there comes a story and a song.......

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Wonderful Story, on Apr 16, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 1883 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

For a different understanding of the banking "crisis"...

We seem to have to listen to a certain paragigm of the banking crisis, yet it does not make a lot of sense, except that it...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Apr 16, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former editor arrested again on drug charges

Atherton resident Brian Bothun, a former reporter for the Daily Post and former editor of the Palo Alto Daily News, was arrested...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hmm, on Apr 16, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 5 comments | 1939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bicyclist to head east on rare bike

Palo Altan Martin Krieg, known as the Pennyfarthing bicyclist and driver of the pedal-power Busycle, plans to ride an 1891...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Randy, I bike and drive, on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:46 am | 31 comments | 4729 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anyone go to a Tea Party today?

Did anyone go to a Tea Party today? I did, the one in Sacramento. Biggest rally I've ever seen on the State Capital. There...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:27 am | 4 comments | 1891 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

100+ room hotel at Stanford Shopping Center?

A 100-plus room hotel is part of a major expansion plan for the Stanford Shopping Center, most likely situated along El Camino...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Katy, on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 1811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor becomes first Jew to win 'Arab Nobel Prize'

Good news for a change! Stanford professor Ronald Levy, who heads the university's Oncology department, told Haaretz that...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1935 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Computers, cameras stolen from Gunn

Two Macintosh computers and 14 digital cameras – totaling between $5,000 and $10,000 – were stolen from Gunn...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 16, 2009 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 2025 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Earth Day founder shares recipe for change

Denis Hayes, who launched the modern environmental movement when he brought 20 million people into the streets on April 22,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 15, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 5 comments | 1943 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Tax Collapse?

Tax collections are going to be brutal this year, for both middle class and the rich. I am very middle class, and I have...

Original post made by Ruth on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 15, 2009 at 8:33 pm | 7 comments | 1828 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto woman killed in Sunday crash

Rhonda Hill, 47, of East Palo Alto was killed Sunday in a car crash in San Ramon, according to the Contra Costa County coroner's...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by s.white, on Apr 15, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 4 comments | 1891 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Atherton: Pedestrian, 15, struck in crosswalk

A Redwood City girl of about 15 ended up in Stanford Hospital with a broken leg Monday after she was hit by a car at around...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by safe driver, on Apr 15, 2009 at 2:31 pm | 21 comments | 1969 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

United To Charge Heavier Passengers Twice To Fly

"If "beefy" or "curvy" describes you, here is a word of warning: United Airlines will begin aggressively enforcing a new...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 15, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 6 comments | 1934 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson fires set in Palo Alto on Easter Sunday

A rash of dumpster fires reported in Palo Alto early Sunday has sparked an investigation by the Palo Alto Police Department. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 15, 2009 at 9:29 am | 14 comments | 2047 Views

SPORTS

Local athletes make their mark in Ivy League

Palo Alto grad Nathan Ford is having another banner year for the Cornell baseball team and he's one of many local athletes...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by SHP Booster, on Apr 15, 2009 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 2136 Views

SPORTS

Swim team competitive tryouts

Los Altos Mountain View Aquatic Club Swim Team Assessment - 4:30 p.m. M-F at Eagle Pool in Mountain View. Year-round swim...

Original post made by LAMV on Apr. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2207 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two charged with assault using screwdriver

Mountain View police arrested two "associated gang members" on charges of assault with a deadly weapon after the men allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Mark R, on Apr 14, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 7 comments | 1684 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The world has changed

Contrary to what some posters to these forums have said, the recent piracy situation called for a more reasoned approach...

Original post made by Peter on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 14, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 57 comments | 2024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto Comments About Federal Broadband Stimulus Funds

Here is the link to Palo Alto's comments submitted on the April 13, 2009, deadline about the Federal Stimulus funds for the...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Adds, on Apr 14, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1823 Views
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