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AROUND TOWN

Chief Johnson cites progress in police professionalism; plans to 'takes some time off'

Embattled and soon-to-retire Police Chief Lynne Johnson says she will take time to relax, pet her cat, Theophilis, travel...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 26, 2008 at 3:46 am | 15 comments | 3053 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donations instead of parties

The economy is a perfect reason to give back instead of buying extravagant gifts or hosting over the top parties. Take this...

Original post made by paly parent on Nov. 25, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Remember your Eartquakes from Pennsylvania, A woman speaks out to Slow the Earth's Rotation

Please call publisist @ Mirimax re: Mr. George Clooney...

Original post made by Ms. Clooney on Nov. 25, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2111 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Johnson's retirement saddens department

Reactions to Palo Alto Police Chief Lynne Johnson's announced retirement range from sadness to a recounting of the good she...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Nov 25, 2008 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1902 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The "Broken Windows" Theory of Crime Proves Correct

http://www.economist.com/science/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12630201&CFID=31056247&CFTOKEN=41038121 Recently, I've noticed...

Original post made by Sanford Forte on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 25, 2008 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 2043 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery suspect had been struggling mentally

Jeffrey Owen Smith, the Palo Alto man arrested Tuesday night and charged with robbing a purse from a woman in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Nov 25, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 20 comments | 8451 Views

SPORTS

Who uses Mayfield astro turf soccer field?

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Original post made by Carol on Sep. 5, 2006
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 25, 2008 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 7744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Excellent Play at Gunn High School

The Gunn Theatre department is producing 'The Visit' by Friedrich Dürrenmatt. This is a tragedy/comedy about a time when...

Original post made by kludged on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Maria C., on Nov 25, 2008 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upgrade, flood basin next for PA golf course?

private courses have kept golfers off the links at the Palo Alto Muni, which has seen play decrease by 16 percent between...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jennifer, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:59 am | 8 comments | 1963 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What if...?

What if, as a condition of the bailout, the auto industry was to be required to convert their retiree pension and medical...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:00 am | 24 comments | 2277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A harmonic spirit

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Original post made on May. 26, 2007
Last comment by Brita Segerhammar, on Nov 25, 2008 at 8:44 am | 6 comments | 3717 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two to stand trial in EPA shooting death

Evidence shows two East Palo Alto young men engaged in a "mutual gun battle" during a December street brawl that left one...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1944 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Come, Obama, Change My Life

Edna Canetti wrote this for MachsomWatch. The piece was translated from Hebrew by George Malent.. A Plea from Israel Come,...

Original post made by Marty Cohen on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Nov 24, 2008 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school seniors need Bs or better for Cal States

California's massive education-budget cuts and a 20 percent increase in applications means a B average students may not get...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by paly parent, on Nov 24, 2008 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 2180 Views

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 | 1860 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 | 2016 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 | 8970 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 | 3212 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 | 1829 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 | 2086 Views
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