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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Doctor convicted in Internet prescriptions case

A Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressants to a Stanford student who later committed suicide has...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Clotho, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 5 comments | 2040 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The One Banker Who Got It

http://www.forbes.com/2009/04/03/banking-andy-beal-business-wall-street-beal.html Fascinating story about this banker...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perepective, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 1868 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds accuse Lozano's of bilking workers

A local car wash has been cheating workers out of their pay on slow business days, the U.S. Department of Labor reported...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Apr 6, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 4 comments | 2047 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Palo Alto firefighter pleads no contest to fraud

A former City of Palo Alto firefighter could face four years in prison for scamming on her worker's compensation claim, according...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Apr 6, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 1947 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto firefighter pleads guilty to workers' compensation fraud

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/04/06/BA9Q16TIV3.DTL ...

Original post made by Rush on Apr. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2003 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Projector fire forces Stanford Theatre evacuation

The Stanford Theatre in Palo Alto will likely be closed Friday due to a small fire that prompted an evacuation of the theater...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by musical, on Apr 5, 2009 at 8:45 pm | 7 comments | 3386 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama outlines sweeping goal of nuclear-free world

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090405/ap_on_go_pr_wh/eu_obama By AP press, a link to an article about Pres Obama's plan...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 5, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 1879 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baffled No More on Why Buffet wanted Bailouts and Obama

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/6358451.html Link to Chron on Buffet's companies getting megabailoutbucks. TADA!...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 5, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 3 comments | 1943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary math textbook adoption: Reactions to Wed. night meeting

The debate on what math textbook program Palo Alto schools should adopt continues with differing viewpoints on last night's...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous 78, on Apr 5, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 208 comments | 38702 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are Moderated Threads a Good Idea?

I notice that Stephen Levy is starting a blog, but wants not only to limit comments to registered users, but also to look...

Original post made by Anna on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Adam, on Apr 5, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 20 comments | 2156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents share concerns over MySpace

Local parents recently got a wake-up call about the dangers of the Internet, in the form of a PTA meeting about MySpace,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Adam, on Apr 5, 2009 at 2:58 pm | 4 comments | 2320 Views

AROUND TOWN

COFFEE HOUSE CHATS: all real

Was in my coffee house 2nd home last week and met a 'successful' business owner. He sat next to me as I was pounding on my...

Original post made by Wm on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 5, 2009 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The red ink of a greyer future, Doomed to grow old alone

"The International Monetary Fund estimates that among the Group of 20 nations whose leaders meet in London this week,...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 5, 2009 at 8:13 am | 3 comments | 1801 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Get your GM (Government Motors) car repaired at the DMV Repair Center!

Now that Obama has decided that the US government should stand behind GM warranties, do not delay in making an appointment...

Original post made by Jarred on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 5, 2009 at 6:35 am | 22 comments | 2967 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Message to City Of Palo Alto re: Crime Wave in PA

Murder outside City Hall, Robbery String downtown, Shooting on Arastradero, Probationer with a gun in the car and DUI, and...

Original post made by Kyle on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 5, 2009 at 1:44 am | 5 comments | 1764 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lozano's Car Wash rips off employees

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_12057284 Lozano's Car Wash (on El Camino near the Palo Alto/Mountain View border) is fined...

Original post made by wash your own car on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 4, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 4 comments | 3014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

From the Politico, how Pres Obama is using polls to shape opinion

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0409/20852.html From the Politico ( nobody's idea of a right wing media outlet),...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 4, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 1876 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Tea Parties! Send Tea Bag now to WHITE HOUSE

On April 15, USA citizens across this nation are showing up by the thousands for the closest thing us conservatives have...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 4, 2009 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 1993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA Daily Becoming "Peninsula News Every Once In A While"

A small item on page 1 of today's PA Daily notes that it's dropping publication of a separate Sunday edition, thereby making...

Original post made by A Newspaper Reader on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 4, 2009 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 2294 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California/National Tea Parties against Tidal Wave of Debt and Taxes

Sorry, I posted this in the wrong category yesterday, so I am reposting here now. On April 15, USA citizens across this...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Apr 4, 2009 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 1879 Views
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