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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wrong "New" New Deal?

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122705663771939523.html Above is a provocative piece by Wall Street Journal's Jenkins. In...

Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 24, 2008 at 6:25 am | 4 comments | 1816 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama can fix the economic meltdown: CUT capital gains to 5%

Young, untested, empty...a virtual messiah, Obama is now in the deep end of the pool. The DJIA is in a downward spiral since...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 23, 2008 at 9:23 pm | 25 comments | 1978 Views

AROUND TOWN

HDTV off the air reception in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Parent on Apr. 20, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Nov 23, 2008 at 7:31 pm | 15 comments | 8350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big jump in transit riders reported this year

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus and rail ridership increased 12 percent October over last October, the...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Richard, on Nov 23, 2008 at 7:14 pm | 26 comments | 2965 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Should prohibition become a new amendment (again) to the Constitution?

I like to argue big issues, especially ideology. Should we reintroduce prohibition on alcohol? Before you all claim...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by qq, on Nov 23, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 1776 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community colleges face big budget hit

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District will lose $8 million for its current-year budget and turn away "hundreds,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by John the Man, on Nov 23, 2008 at 12:47 pm | 5 comments | 1984 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Online conversation with Tyler Hanley, Palo Alto Online editor

Tyler Thank you for your comments which I have noticed dotted around various threads. As I don't read threads which don't...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 23, 2008 at 11:09 am | 35 comments | 2703 Views

SPORTS

Big Game Bust: Cal 37, Stanford 16

There was reason to celebrate and reason to despair. The Stanford football team, despite losing four of its last five games,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 23, 2008 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 2152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NASA scientist cites 'global-warming emergency'

Time is running out to prevent catastrophic consequences from global warming, a leading climate scientist warned a packed...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Nov 23, 2008 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 2098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is Stanford FLICKS cinema?

Does anyone know where is Stanford FLICKS cinema? This cinema is supposed to be showing High School Musical 3. Also, is this...

Original post made by Marli on Nov. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2064 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dies in crash on Sand Hill Road

A two-vehicle fatal collision on the border of Menlo Park and Palo Alto this morning left a woman dead and blocked both eastbound...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 22, 2008 at 4:55 pm | 4 comments | 2747 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Blood Center sets donation record

The Stanford Blood Center in Palo Alto collected a record amount of blood donations on Tuesday as part of a competition,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 22, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 2098 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area gas prices drop $1 since October

Bay Area gas prices have dropped more than $1-per-gallon in the last month, with gas prices plummeting nationwide and the...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 22, 2008 at 7:19 am | 9 comments | 1860 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Historic time for Paly football

It's appropriate that three generations of Palo Alto High football will be on hand for the historic state championship games...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Nov 21, 2008 at 10:31 pm | 2 comments | 2604 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART-tax measure teeters on the edge of victory

A bond measure funding a BART extension now has the two-thirds voter approval it needs to pass -- but by a razor's-edge margin...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Need BART From Fremont, on Nov 21, 2008 at 7:30 pm | 8 comments | 2161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuit looms over Edgewood Plaza

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Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Weeb, on Nov 21, 2008 at 6:02 pm | 23 comments | 2731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A small gripe

Today I discovered, via the parking ticket on my car window, that I am not allowed to park near my neighborhood school between...

Original post made by a mom on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by a mom, on Nov 21, 2008 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 2324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Street robbery suspect may be arraigned today

Jeffrey Smith, the Palo Alto man arrested Tuesday night after a failed street robbery in Palo Alto and a successful one in...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by disgusted, on Nov 21, 2008 at 4:31 pm | 12 comments | 2077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report recommends changes to PA golf course

The city's golf course may soon undergo some small but conspicuous changes. The City Council plans to discuss tonight a recently...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by RJ, on Nov 21, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 25 comments | 2567 Views

SPORTS

Local athletes sign up with their colleges of choice

Emily Hobbs received an appropriate sendoff from her classmates on Tuesday after signing a national letter of intent to row...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by regular joe, on Nov 21, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2451 Views
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