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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama ethics challenge: Tim Geithner

Today, BHO held a big press event, where he insisted on ethics beyond reproach. Well, he can start be making the tough choice...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 24, 2009 at 8:30 am | 28 comments | 1915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Way to look up property owner?

Does anyone know if there's a way to look up the owner of a property? As far as I can tell from Santa Clara County's website,...

Original post made by resident on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 24, 2009 at 6:53 am | 5 comments | 4551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Students march for peace in East Palo Alto

It was cold and raining, but a throng of adolescents marched through East Palo Alto chanting "P-E-A-C-E" Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Juliet Brodie, on Jan 23, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 5 comments | 1999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accurate and free estimate on house value?

Are there any accurate websites which estimate the prices of houses? I want to see how much our house has depreciated! I...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Zillow is Still Living in the Bubble, on Jan 23, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposed hotel to bring Asian flavor to baylands

In designing a new four-story hotel on Embarcadero Road, architects aimed to blend Asian design elements with those evoking...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bad intersection, on Jan 23, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 16 comments | 1976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business tax likely on November ballot for Palo Alto voters

There's a good chance Palo Alto will put a business license tax on the November ballot, Councilman John Barton warned a downtown...

Original post made by JustMe on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by g, on Jan 23, 2009 at 10:51 am | 3 comments | 1788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State tax-hike votes to aid schools this spring?

An overall package agreement on fixing the state's massive budget crisis, between long-divided state legislators and Governor...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 23, 2009 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 2029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open space district buying huge 'to the sea' link

A pending 1,300-acre open-space land acquisition involving four major properties will link Skyline Ridge open-space lands...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Jan 23, 2009 at 7:13 am | 7 comments | 2297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood meeting about East Meadow Circle/Fabian Way

I found a meeting hidden away in last Friday's print version which I assume is about the proposed 2800 units at the above...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 23, 2009 at 5:34 am | 13 comments | 2432 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Alcohol, drugs to be focus of EPA forum

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Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by gomez, on Jan 23, 2009 at 12:56 am | 11 comments | 2239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents celebrate Obama over breakfast

The former site of the Obama headquarters in Palo Alto remains empty, a "for lease" sign taped to the window, but a block...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Jan 23, 2009 at 12:04 am | 3 comments | 2054 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Longs in Midtown Robbed

Just before 7:45PM a passerby noticed a man holding a teller a gunpoint with a rifle at the Midtown Longs at 2701 Middlefield...

Original post made by qq on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by white guy, on Jan 22, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 4 comments | 2089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deaths

Margaret J. Montrose Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=2563 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Kenny Litzenberger, on Jan 22, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 2000 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Inauguration Bloggers

Local residents who are in Washington for the inauguration: share your stories, photos and videos with your neighbors here...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by stock trader, on Jan 22, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 19 comments | 3197 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peace vigils set for Wednesday noon, evening

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Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by kumar, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 2495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

El Carmelo parents pitch in for 'Going Green'

Parents and students at El Carmelo Elementary School have "filled up the stage" in the school's multi-purpose rooms with...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by PA Mom, on Jan 22, 2009 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1992 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: Stanford traffic could clog intersections

The two massive expansion projects proposed by Stanford University could further clog up some of Palo Alto's most congested...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 22, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 14 comments | 2362 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Middle East

Jewish British Lawmaker Likens Israel to Nazis SIR Gerald Kaufman, compared the actions of Israeli troops in Gaza to the...

Original post made by Lisa Cohen on Jan. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian to hold 'Education Update' Saturday

For parents and community members concerned about the state of education, Senator Joe Simitian will hold an "Education Update"...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 22, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 2237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Early aerial photos of Palo Alto featured Sunday

Aerial photos of the Palo Alto region – taken between 1946 and 1979 – will be featured in a free public presentation...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jan 22, 2009 at 10:48 am | 4 comments | 2082 Views
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