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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State of local emergency declared in county

Santa Clara County declared a state of local emergency this afternoon as widespread phone outages continue to affect the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:39 am | 5 comments | 1851 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Accd to Pew, biggest partisan Presidential approval divide in history; Why?

http://pewresearch.org/pubs/1178/polarized-partisan-gap-in-obama-approval-historic Please read and tell us why you think...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 10, 2009 at 12:10 am | 13 comments | 1844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's hope this won't happen in our town: bullying results in death

An 11 year old boy killed himself by hanging after bullying at middle school. This tragedy reminds us all that there is...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 2166 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bullying in middle schools discussed tonight

Palo Alto parents and educators will have a chance to learn more about the issue of bullying in middle schools at a free...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Apr 9, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 8 comments | 2185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Substitute teachers receive pay raise

The Palo Alto school board has decided to give its substitute teachers $5 more a day, making them among the highest paid...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by OAO, on Apr 9, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 8 comments | 3016 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Great YouTube of Milton Friedman with Donohue on Greed in Socialism and Capitalism

http://www.wikio.com/video/874872 Donohue tries to equate only capitalism with greed and self-interest, and Friedman does...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 9, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 10 comments | 1759 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US court allows apartheid claims

"A United States judge has ruled that lawsuits can go ahead against several companies accused of helping South Africa's...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 9, 2009 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 1854 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Men plead not guilty in assault of Menlo students

A former Menlo College football player and another man accused of felony charges in connection with the beating of two Menlo...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by youdontneed2know, on Apr 9, 2009 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 2049 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

An unlikely founder

Wave One, a 10-month-old Palo Alto nonprofit organization, might seem to have an unlikely founder in Jim Baer, best known...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 9, 2009 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 2233 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fire damages two-story home in Menlo Park

A two-story Menlo Park home sustained major damage in a two-alarm fire Wednesday afternoon, Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by Laurie, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 2046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford admission rate is lowest ever

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Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Me Too, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:51 am | 14 comments | 2826 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Cisco Secret

How did Cisco add $240 million to its bottom line over the last two years? Last week, Sameer Khera, senior director of...

Original post made by HSR necessary? on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:32 am | 3 comments | 1727 Views

AROUND TOWN

TravelBlog photo gallery: Update May 18, 2009

==B SEE LATEST TRAVELBLOG BELOW TOWN SQUARE:== Lifelong Palo Altan Keith Schuman embarked on a 14-month trek around the world...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Big Al, on Apr 9, 2009 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 2011 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RE: Grab bag news....Palo Alto Mediation not working...

Three tenants had disputes with their managers and contacted PA Mediation. There were several other tenants that had complaints,...

Original post made by Right to peaceful enjoyment on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Right to peaceful enjoyment, on Apr 8, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 2021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Palo Alto firefighter pleads no contest to fraud

A former City of Palo Alto firefighter could face four years in prison for scamming on her worker's compensation claim, according...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:44 pm | 9 comments | 1808 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama fails at NATO

Barack Obama did his usual campaign razzle dazzle among his acolytes in Europe, but when it came to real accomplishments,...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 8, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 25 comments | 1887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wave of the future

Stacey Yates knew she wanted her business, Skin Spirit, to become more environmentally friendly, but the director of the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Inherent pollution of botox, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments | 2990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sleep expert offers advice to Palo Alto parents

"Ask the Sleep Doctor" is the title of a talk by Stanford children's sleep expert Rafael Pelayo, father of two. Pelayo's...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Parent of teens, on Apr 8, 2009 at 9:00 am | 4 comments | 2077 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A 'total cure' for health care?

Ask Harold S. "Hal" Luft about the national health care system, and he will admit: He's been itching to reform it for years....

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:03 am | 24 comments | 2456 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

9.25% Sales Tax

I went out today and did some shopping, got my hair cut, and had dinner with my husband. Wow, it's very shocking to have...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 8, 2009 at 2:24 am | 9 comments | 1989 Views
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