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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto median home prices in 94306 have dropped 48.6%, according to San Jose Merc

Here's a link to the March 21, 2009 article on median home prices and sales in Santa Clara County by ZIP code: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_11959743?IADID=Search-www.mercuryne...

Original post made by Location Location Location on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 23, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 10 comments | 2060 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Geithner speaks, stock market jumps 400 points

The recession is not over, but is the end in sight? http://money.cnn.com/2009/03/23/markets/markets_newyork/ ...

Original post made by Tim on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 23, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community meeting on high-speed rail tonight

Palo Altans concerned about California's proposed high-speed rail system will have a chance to learn more about the project...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Millie Mario, on Mar 23, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spring in Guadalupe Gardens, San Jose

Annual Spring in Guadalupe Gardens event celebrates gardening, environment A celebration of the out-of-doors, with...

Original post made by Friends of Guadalupe on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1887 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are you looking for a home?

I'd like to talk to real people who are looking to buy a home -- ideally who set out last year but got discouraged, didn't...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, Palo Alto Weekly associate editor on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1859 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Unemployment rate continues to rise

The unemployment rate in California was 10.1 percent in January, up from 9.3 percent in December, according to the latest...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:27 am | 7 comments | 1823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian names three winners of 'law' contest

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has named three winners in his annual "There Oughta Be a Law" contest, including a...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by :->, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 1971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School Mock Trial Team goes to state

For Jeremy Rossmann and the Menlo School Mock Trial Team, this weekend is like the Super Bowl. Menlo School will represent...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Legal Lady, on Mar 23, 2009 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 1890 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Danger of Chinese Wavering and a US economic crash

Hyperinflation and the crash of the Keynesian model could be in the offing soon if the Chinese drastically draw down. China...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 22, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 1946 Views

AROUND TOWN

What caused the power outage in South Palo Alto

Hi -- does anyone know what caused the power outage in south palo alto tonight? It was out from roughly about 6:30 to 8:30....

Original post made by alex on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ask the city?, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 2125 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Comcast Alert on Expanded Basic

This is what I just learned from Comcast about the switchover to digital for Expanded Basic Service. I had asked when the...

Original post made by nat on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Somebody, on Mar 22, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 5 comments | 1883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAFD Maps Part Deux

As a medic truck is frantically trying to locate Blair Court, a 90yo stroke victim goes from conscious and breathing to not...

Original post made by qq on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:08 pm | 4 comments | 1862 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City expands list of high-speed-rail concerns

A century-old bridge, a row of "storybook" houses on Mariposa Avenue and the famous El Palo Alto redwood tree could all be...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by TyrL172, on Mar 22, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 21 comments | 2284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Med students work to help gay patients

Four Stanford University medical students are attempting to make things easier for gay, lesbian, transsexual and bisexual...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 22, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 44 comments | 2454 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interesting Discussion I found: Is HR45 a gun control/gun registration bill? If so, is it Constitutional?

There are many misconceptions on what kind of authority Mr. Holder will have when it comes to banning guns. Here is part...

Original post made by food for thought on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by food for thought, on Mar 22, 2009 at 11:54 am | 6 comments | 1888 Views

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M-A on eBay: Online Auction for M-A Bidding Begins Today!

Menlo-Atherton’s Foundation for the Future is holding its second “M-A on eBay” auction; public bidding begins TODAY!!!...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Mar. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1830 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Natural Gas glut causes collapse in home gas prices, but not in Palo Alto

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/21/business/energy-environment/21gas.html?em The decline in crude oil prices gets all the...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Mar 22, 2009 at 5:42 am | 1 comment | 1708 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google Goes Green?

How can new house construction (Google pres.) get a "green" certificate when it involves building a basement, which requires...

Original post made by Carol Zink on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Destination PA, on Mar 21, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 1826 Views

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Hate Zone

Does anyone actually think that posting a "no hate zone" sign is going to deter someone from committing a hate crime? Don't...

Original post made by Carol Zink on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sean, on Mar 21, 2009 at 8:49 pm | 3 comments | 1842 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's Book: A New Era of Responsibility. Is it true?

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123681860305802821.html Above is an article by Daniel Henninger concerning President Obama's...

Original post made by Results, not Intentions on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Results, not Intentions, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 7 comments | 4686 Views
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