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PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, State of the City address

Palo Alto Mayor Peter Drekmeier is scheduled to present the State of the City address. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Mar 8, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 8 comments | 2110 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama rebukes attorney general for describing America as 'nation of cowards' on race.

From NYT just in----http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/08/us/politics/08race.html "President Obama has chided his attorney...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by Holder has a point, on Mar 8, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 8 comments | 1934 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Geologists go deep to study earthquakes

Scientists hoping to unlock the keys to earthquakes have extracted intact rock samples from two miles beneath the San Andreas...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 8, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1900 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three sentenced in sex-tape extortion case

A woman and two men were sentenced to 10 months in county jail Thursday by Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Thang...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 8, 2009 at 11:51 am | 8 comments | 2404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford suspends construction projects

Faced by a loss of 20-30 percent of its endowment because of the recession, Stanford Provost John Etchemendy told the university's...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 8, 2009 at 10:32 am | 22 comments | 8743 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Legality of Palo Alto police 'ruse' in question

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Thang Nguyen Barrett will make his ruling Dec. 17 in the case involving Joseph Anthony...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by gregory nichols, on Mar 8, 2009 at 12:11 am | 18 comments | 2742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Daylight saving time begins Sunday

It's time to set clocks ahead by one hour for daylight saving time, which begins at 2 a.m. Sunday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 7, 2009 at 10:08 pm | 9 comments | 2005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Meeting set for future of San Francisquito Creek

A meeting to discuss potential solutions to flooding from San Francisquito Creek will be held next Thursday, March 12, with...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 7, 2009 at 9:52 pm | 4 comments | 1903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raging Grannies rock Cinequest film festival

The Raging Grannies hit the silver screen this weekend as local filmmaker Pam Walton premieres her new documentary on the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Granny G, on Mar 7, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 2000 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Out of the mud, a bike passage could rise

Six months of muck, water and mud flooding of a popular bicycle route under U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto could become a...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Donald, on Mar 7, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 9 comments | 2219 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Presidential Secrets: Video exposing the crimes of Presidents from Bush (1&2) and Clinton

I was looking on the website ://www.freeamerican.com and I came upon this video and it floored me. This is an awesome video...

Original post made by food for thought on Mar. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Manager's house?

So the council is going to dip back into the housing market for our new manager. I suggest, instead, that a portion of the...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 7, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 18 comments | 1930 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Program planned for middle-school parents

Counselors from the Palo Alto Unified School District and Adolescent Counseling Services will offer parents of middle-school...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Wendy Kandasamy, on Mar 7, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 1983 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Using an Assault Weapon on a Mosquito: BHO and Our Health Care System

Please remember that BHO and the Dems are trying to put in a place a European/Canadian style Universal Health Care system...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1889 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Obama Bear Market...First President to have his own Bear Market!

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=washingtonstory&sid=aGJ_.gr_awkY From the Bloomberg News above President Barack...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 7, 2009 at 11:20 am | 7 comments | 1888 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hilary Clinton - she just does not get it.

After promising to “push the reset button” on relations with Moscow, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton planned to present...

Original post made by Incredible on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 7, 2009 at 7:11 am | 1 comment | 1861 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chavez is now Friend to USA

http://www.drudgereport.com/flashco.htm Well, whaddya think? Ya like our new friend? Nice guy. Wants us to follow his...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Pesrpective, on Mar 7, 2009 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 1843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Republican leader Duf Sundheim taking heat over big pay package

Duf Sundheim of Palo Alto, the former two-term head of the California Republican Party, has become the focus of an internal...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by thaddeus, on Mar 7, 2009 at 12:36 am | 14 comments | 3345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carly Fiorina undergoes breast-cancer surgery

Carly Fiorina had breast-cancer surgery performed on Monday at Stanford Hospital and has a good prognosis for a full recovery,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 6, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 2091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Todd Burpee trial delayed for competency review

The trial of Todd David Burpee, charged with beating, kidnapping and sexually assaulting a Gunn High School student in 2007,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by rose, on Mar 6, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 17 comments | 2528 Views
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