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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peter Drekmeier and indirect costs

Peter D., our current mayor, likes to talk about indirect costs of fossil fuels. He wants to tax us, in order to make up...

Original post made by Greg on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Albert K Henning, on Mar 18, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 6 comments | 1950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast Customers: ?Notified of Switch to Digital April 1, 2009

This is to Comcast customers. Have you receiving anything in the mail from Comcast about the change to digital? I was told...

Original post made by nat on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by nat, on Mar 18, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 1903 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest 'associate' in Philip Lacy killing

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Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jay doggy dogg, on Mar 18, 2009 at 11:59 am | 23 comments | 2848 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's plastic-bag ban could begin in fall

Plastic bags may soon flutter out of Palo Alto's supermarkets once and for all, but city officials hope this doesn't mean...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Mar 18, 2009 at 11:17 am | 31 comments | 2208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'ZIP code' shifts to insurance rates

After much discussion among Palo Alto residents concerning a secession from the 94303 ZIP code, the issue has shifted to...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Mar 18, 2009 at 9:38 am | 5 comments | 1827 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Los Altos police arrest suspected child molester

Los Altos police have arrested a Los Altos Hills man on suspicion that he sexually molested a 5-year-old Los Altos child. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by random, on Mar 18, 2009 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 2263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

where is the interesting news?

Every day I read PaloAltoOnline and every day it is full of whining about grocery bags or car traffic or schools or cars...

Original post made by Rumsfield on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 18, 2009 at 5:29 am | 7 comments | 1944 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's approval rating less than Bush's at same point.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123690358175013837.html Quote from WSJ Rasmussen/Gallup Poll article from link above "Polling...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Mar 17, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 4 comments | 1801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to cut budget more, freeze salaries

Stanford University will cut its budget by close to $100 million next fiscal year, $30 million more than originally anticipated,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 10 comments | 1965 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto City Library Spring Author Series: Pearl Sofaer

The Palo Alto City Library Spring Author Series continues with local author, singer, and artist Pearl Sofaer. She will tell...

Original post made by JESSICATHELIBRARIAN on Mar. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3764 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judy Kleinberg honored in state Legislature

Former Palo Alto Mayor Judy Kleinberg is being honored in the state Legislature today (Monday) as the 21st Assembly District...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 17, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 1970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast and digital switchover

Once Comcast switches to digital, you cannot continue to use your VCR as you do now. You will not be able to record one...

Original post made by nat on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 17, 2009 at 3:28 pm | 9 comments | 3529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ohlone plan adds 2-story building, retains farm

A two-story building with 12 new classrooms and a hilly "natural play area" are planned as part of an $11.67 million expansion...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 17, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 15 comments | 2430 Views

SPORTS

Pac-10 tourney title for Stanford women

Jayne Appel was in early foul trouble again, the Stanford women's basketball team missed six of its first seven shots and...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stanford Women Fan, on Mar 17, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1931 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Time to end the failed War on Drugs?

A report by the Brookings Institution, and a separate study by Harvard economist Jeffrey Miron which was endorsed by 500...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:51 am | 12 comments | 1855 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Firefighters battle three-alarm blaze in Menlo

Firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire at 1050 University Drive in downtown Menlo Park. "There's a ton of smoke, all...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Harry, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 1986 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Digestive Disease Makes Food Unbearable For Sufferers

Imagine having difficulty swallowing every time you eat. Imagine it being so bad that the food becomes blocked by an inflamed...

Original post made by Kim Gorode on Mar. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2149 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA police chief to meet with community

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis will meet with members of the community from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) to talk...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by PAROLEE T, on Mar 17, 2009 at 12:10 am | 9 comments | 1741 Views

AROUND TOWN

City pulls back funds earmarked for homeless

Citing a $58,000 give-back to the City of Palo Alto's coffers to control a shortfall, the Palo Alto Human Relations Commission...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by NotABlueBlood, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:40 pm | 20 comments | 2508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math Text Adoption meeting

It is really a shame that the adoption of the new math texts for the district involved a long process with many meetings,...

Original post made by Jimmy on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1972 Views
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