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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In 2009, what we thought we knew is upside down

The title of this post paraphrases an article by Victor Davis Hanson in today's SJ Mercury. I strongly recommend reading...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Oh, wait.....duh!, on Apr 23, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 4 comments | 1884 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Earth Day Idea: Save the Humans

Excellent essay by David Harsanyi in the Denver Post today: http://www.denverpost.com/harsanyi/ci_12193559 -------- Get...

Original post made by Jarred on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 5 comments | 2196 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newsom declares governor run in Palo Alto -- and cyberspace

Trailed by TV cameras, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom made one of his first gubernatorial campaign stops at Facebook headquarters...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Apr 23, 2009 at 11:18 am | 24 comments | 2141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

new Stanford study says CA high school graduation test discriminates against girls

According to this Stanford study, high school graduation rates for girls (of all races) has dropped much more than rates...

Original post made by Sarah on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 23, 2009 at 8:29 am | 4 comments | 2058 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

School programs unaffected by burglary

The loss of two Macintosh computers and 14 digital cameras from Gunn High School in a weekend theft will not detract from...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 23, 2009 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 2188 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted TV purchase at Fry's leads to jail

A man juggling several identities was arrested at Fry's Electronics Monday after trying to purchase two big-screen TVs using...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Dear qq, on Apr 22, 2009 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 2206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: Disaster First Responders

The Palo Alto Fire Department’s Office of Emergency Services still has room in its five-week Community Emergency Response...

Original post made by Paul on Apr. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2582 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Altercation at Pizza My Heart leads to arrest

A Redwood City man was arrested for assaulting a police officer early Saturday morning outside the Pizza My Heart restaurant...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 22, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 11 comments | 2461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford gets county nod to expand campus

Stanford University's plans to build new academic buildings and houses on its campus received a major boost Tuesday afternoon:...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by jim H., on Apr 22, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 8 comments | 2179 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What should be done about piracy, going forward?

I want to start this thread, in order to allow those who are willing to state an opinion, proactively, to do so. I think...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by just thinkin', on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 26 comments | 2461 Views

AROUND TOWN

A zany garden in Palo Alto

The Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program gives a peek into private gardens Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12069...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Eliza, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 2701 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senator Dianne Feinstein's husband's firm cashes in on foreclosure crisis

Feinstein introduced legislation to route $25 billion in taxpayer money to a gov't agency that had just awarded her husband's...

Original post made by Dr. Ferragamo on Apr. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police hunting for 19-year-old shooting suspect

Palo Alto police have launched a manhunt 19-year-old suspect in today's shooting incident at an apartment complex at 574...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Ketimpor Ta, on Apr 22, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 129 comments | 4903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bird-like electric car to make Palo Alto debut

Purring softly through downtown San Francisco, the sleek Aptera 2e looks like a white dolphin, a wingless bird, or the latest...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 22, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 11 comments | 4694 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents alarmed by burglar-system fine

A $250 fine for not renewing their burglar-alarm permits on time has some Palo Alto residents feeling like criminals. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by citizen, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:25 pm | 37 comments | 4248 Views

SPORTS

PA Olympian nominated for hall of fame

Two-time speedskating Olympian Sheila Young Ochowicz of Palo Alto has been selected as one of 15 individual finalists to...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Faith B., on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments | 2505 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where to donate old magazines?

Does anyone know of a nonprofit organization or business in Palo Alto that would like to have old magazines? I've got general...

Original post made by Magazine fiend on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by another resident, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 2181 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fun in the sun

Stanford students enjoy the warm weather Monday afternoon thanks to an inflatable pool and garden hose. Photo by Whitney...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 2398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly invites community to see anti-hate film

Palo Alto High School invites the community to see and discuss the film "Not in Our Town: Northern California," in which...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:11 am | 10 comments | 2070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto business leaders blast proposed tax

Where is the "Palo Alto Process" when you need it? That's the question business owners are asking these days when discussing...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mad, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:03 am | 17 comments | 2988 Views
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