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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 | 3667 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 | 2730 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 | 2288 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 | 2816 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. 2064 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 | 2565 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 | 2409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen drivers & curfew laws

To comply with the law, we are not allowing our 16 year old newly licensed driver stay out past ll.00 pm or to drive any...

Original post made by Parent of teen driver on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by wow, on Jan 22, 2009 at 10:45 am | 19 comments | 4393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walk for peace planned today in East Palo Alto

A youth organized "walk for peace" – locally and nationally – will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. today (Jan. 21) from...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 22, 2009 at 3:15 am | 4 comments | 2086 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Middle East Conflict

The near impossibility of reaching peace in the Middle-East is reflected by almost every letter and post blaming exclusively...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 21, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 10 comments | 2799 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

We may being set up AGAIN by big business greed

I am a business man in Menlo park trying to live with integrity- without cheating my country. My corporate 'friends' are...

Original post made by William Hanley on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Real Business Person, on Jan 21, 2009 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 2136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student researches potential cure for MS

When Palo Alto High School senior Hrishikesh Srinagesh volunteered at Lytton Gardens Senior Communities he worked with a...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by meera walia, on Jan 21, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 3 comments | 3166 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Adios Mr. Shrub

David Brooks, a conservative columnist with the NY Times, and also appears on the public TV News Hour and on National Public...

Original post made by A Boomer on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 21, 2009 at 5:33 pm | 22 comments | 2685 Views

MOVIES

our own oscar nominations

From the limited number of movies I watched last year, these are my nominations. Best actress - Meryl Streep, Mama Mia Best...

Original post made by not a critic on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on Jan 21, 2009 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 4526 Views

MOVIES

Gran Torino

Over the years I have read the movie reviews of Ms. Aufmuth. It is apparent that she works diligently at her craft and her...

Original post made by Dick Givens on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Jan 21, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 4626 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Palo Alto for indecent exposure

A man who police believe exposed himself to teenage girls near Gunn High School in Palo Alto was arrested Friday, Police...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 21, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 34 comments | 2789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elisabeth Barragan named Boys & Girls Club 'Youth of the Year'

Elisabeth Barragan's teaching efforts — including teaching English to her parents, math to a younger brother and literacy...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Lailie AD- RWC, on Jan 21, 2009 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 2392 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Van crashes through guardrail on Oregon overpass

A Ford van driven by a 20-year-old man lost control about 10:45 p.m. Thursday and crashed through a guardrail on Alma Street...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by h, on Jan 21, 2009 at 10:59 am | 23 comments | 2792 Views

AROUND TOWN

How Will You Celebrate Inauguration Day/Evening?

Who has ideas for fun ways to celebrate Obama's inauguration Tuesday afternoon or evening? Santa Cruz is having a celebratory...

Original post made by Maureen R. on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by PA_Mom, on Jan 21, 2009 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1890 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What to Expect for Jury Duty

Anyone have experience with jury duty? It would seem interesting to me and I would like to serve but I have a 24/7 job of...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 4570 Views
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