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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California's Economic Meltdown is Sacramento Based

The future of Palo Alto, and of California, is at risk not from the current widespread economic crisis as is often alleged,...

Original post made by Buddie on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jarred, on Mar 30, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 6 comments | 1882 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail---Will it be obselete by the time it is built?

The San Jose Mercury News, Sunday, March 29,Page 21A has an article about a new system train design that will travel at more...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 30, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 1797 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

4.3 magnitude quake strikes near Morgan Hill

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck at 10:40 a.m. today about 11 miles north of Morgan Hill, according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by I felt it too, on Mar 30, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1987 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What are the rules of the road for bicycles?

Are bicyclists considered pedestrians or moving vehicles? Today, I saw a bicylclist coming at high speed through a crosswalk,...

Original post made by Nancy on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 30, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 50 comments | 3879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to install emergency warning sirens

Stanford University is preparing to install sirens that would be activated in case of a campus emergency. Three sirens will...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by kingsley, on Mar 30, 2009 at 11:25 am | 5 comments | 2114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto homeless man in court for violating sit-lie ordinance

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Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by reader, on Mar 30, 2009 at 12:04 am | 103 comments | 247753 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Major cyber spy network uncovered

" An electronic spy network, based mainly in China, has infiltrated computers from government offices around the world,...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 29, 2009 at 8:43 pm | 4 comments | 1939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two big power outages hit Palo Alto Sunday

A fallen tree and downed powerlines from gusty winds blacked out 1,723 customers Sunday afternoon and evening, and a second...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 29, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 16 comments | 2714 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will U.S. financial woes lead to new world order?

The Chinese curse" may you live in interesting times" may be coming true--we will find out at the G20 meeting this week. "the...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1928 Views

AROUND TOWN

City seeks new vision for South El Camino Real

How do you rebuild a neighborhood? Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10687...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 29, 2009 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 1798 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Here come the auditors

Santa Clara County employee Kam Johal looked skyward last Friday, peering at the lights in Integrity Capital on Forest Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Mar 29, 2009 at 9:46 am | 2 comments | 1936 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Internet Server Crashes Again -- On a Weekend Again

What happened this time that affected the computer access of the police, fire, and libraries in north Palo Alto? Why did...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Mar 29, 2009 at 5:32 am | 11 comments | 1997 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drug Bust at Barron Park Elementary

Just after 4AM on Sunday a security guard at BPE observed three subjects with drug paraphernalia at BPE. 3 PAPD units responded...

Original post made by qq on Mar. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley Tower

Does anyone know what schools are represented by the mascots (mosiacs) on the Cubberley tower? It seems there is a Cubberley...

Original post made by Megan Bennett on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Megan Bennett, on Mar 28, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 3 comments | 1956 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

AIG and the Bail Out

Things are heating up all over the place 1/ Anger Over Firm Depletes Obama's Political Capital President Obama's...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Mar 28, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 66 comments | 7324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High Speed Rail Impact to Palo Alto

I just waw this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14abZE2syno created by a Resident of Palo Alto, Jim McFall. It...

Original post made by just saw this on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 28, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 7 comments | 1766 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Oakland to televise funeral of slain officers

The funeral for the four slain Oakland police officers -- to which numerous Midpeninsula police officers are attending today...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 28, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 24 comments | 2375 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to reduce funding for Senior Games

Faced with a looming budget shortfall, the City of Palo Alto plans to trim its contributions to the Senior Games by about...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 28, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 13 comments | 2002 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police chief to meet with residents

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns will hold a meeting with residents to talk about crime and other police issues...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Earth to Chief, on Mar 28, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1904 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Hills

"One and a half acres, across from a golf course, view of the San Francisco Bay, seven oak trees — it was like a wish...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Marijke Huijsman, on Mar 28, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2205 Views
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