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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two (or maybe four?) candidates in 21st Assembly District race

Hal Plotkin, a member of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board, is definitely in the race for Ira Ruskin's...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Mar 4, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 1 comment | 1941 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park boy reportedly shoots himself in leg

Menlo Park police are investigating an accidental shooting that injured a boy early this morning, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Marine vet, on Mar 4, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 1875 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hollywood groveling in Iran

Will Annette Bening apologize to the whackos in Iran for "300" and "The Wrester"? She is carrying Obama's water over there,...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 4, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 46 comments | 3919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider Ohlone expansion

Palo Altans tonight will get the first glimpse of the "recommended" architectural scheme for a new $11.1 million classroom...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by jardins, on Mar 4, 2009 at 11:59 am | 12 comments | 2207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto student survey mostly positive

The great majority of high school students don't use drugs or alcohol and more than two-thirds of middle school students...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 4, 2009 at 9:05 am | 36 comments | 2160 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Restraining order served in meeting exchange

A 30-day temporary restraining order has been served on Palo Alto resident Gary Holl for an angry verbal and allegedly almost...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 4, 2009 at 8:33 am | 13 comments | 1951 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds raid Palo Alto Utilities Department in fraud probe

The Mercury-News is reporting that the Feds raided the Palo Alto Utilities Department last week Friday as part of a criminal...

Original post made by Sarah on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Mar 3, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 2106 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tax Hikes, AIG Bailout

Can someone please explain why AIG gets more than $200 Billion from us for losing money? Can someone please explain why...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Mar 3, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 9 comments | 1748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recommendation for calendar on computer for families?

Can anyone recommend a computer program for keeping our family calendar updated? We have three children and I have a wall...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 3, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 1856 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Colin Powell: 'The world still looks to America'

Retired general and former secretary of state shares anecdotes and observations about America's place in a changing world...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 3, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 10 comments | 2073 Views

RESTAURANTS

Banking on change

At an adjoining table, at Left Bank in Menlo Park on Presidents' Day, a young family had just been served. I was astonished...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by rhody, on Mar 3, 2009 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 3380 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial in killing of East Palo Alto cop to begin

The trial of the man accused of killing of an East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May in 2006 is scheduled to begin Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Mar 3, 2009 at 3:27 am | 11 comments | 1987 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peninsula residents skeptical about high-speed rail

The state agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles has yet to convince...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 2, 2009 at 10:41 pm | 12 comments | 1998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hope and -- tragedy -- for host of Obama party

The elation of Barack Obama's inauguration spread throughout East Palo Alto like wildfire when longtime resident Dolores...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by BEULAH BARBER, on Mar 2, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 9 comments | 2138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Being Overweight Just As Risky To Health As Being A Smoker

Obese adolescents have the same risk of premature death in adulthood as people who smoke more than 10 cigarettes a day, while...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1951 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto staff: tunnel trains or change route

High speed trains should either go underground or somewhere else -- such as the earlier rejected Altamont Pass route to the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by AR, on Mar 2, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 21 comments | 2152 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit by car on California Avenue

A pedestrian was hit by a car shortly before 11 a.m. today at California Avenue and Ash Street in Palo Alto, but initial...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 2, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments | 1907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Athletics to cut staff by 13 percent

Long thought to be immune from economic problems due to its successful fundraising, the Stanford Athletic Department nonetheless...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:40 am | 4 comments | 1927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone feel an earthquake just now, 9:43 pm, Sat?

Just checking. Just felt a big earth tremor and heard a bang, but no lamps are swinging. What was it? ...

Original post made by Tremor? on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Tremor, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 1967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Condoleezza Rice returning to Stanford Monday

Condoleezza Rice will return to Stanford University Monday (March 2), returning to her office in the Hoover Institution....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:32 am | 50 comments | 2399 Views
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