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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where's Global Warming?

On Sunday, writing in The Boston Globe, columnist Jeff Jacoby summed up recent weather's stubborn refusal to do anything...

Original post made by Jarred on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 11 comments | 1835 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

GALLUP: 'Record-High 41% of Americans now say global warming is exaggerated'...

As recently as 2006, significantly more Americans thought the news underestimated the seriousness of global warming than...

Original post made by Samuel on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 6 comments | 1866 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'No contest' plea in $350,000 embezzlement case

A former employee of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health pleaded no contest Wednesday in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 12, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 1994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children Help Parents "Break the Bag Habit" at Spring Break Camp

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Original post made by Cooper on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Heather, on Mar 12, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 4021 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bomb squad detonates suspicious package in south Palo Alto

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department Bomb Squad detonated a suspicious package on Fabian Way at about 3:15 p.m. this...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by About CANS, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:56 am | 56 comments | 3916 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Campaign Speech Obama should have given, by Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson: The campaign speech Obama should have given By Victor Davis Hanson Imagine that last fall...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1910 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Republican leader Duf Sundheim taking heat over big pay package

Duf Sundheim of Palo Alto, the former two-term head of the California Republican Party, has become the focus of an internal...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:26 am | 3 comments | 2186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hosts meeting on math texts Wednesday

The Palo Alto school district is sponsoring a meeting Wednesday night for parents interested in discussing elementary school...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Namreh, on Mar 12, 2009 at 12:57 am | 13 comments | 2086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to approve $77 million to make Gunn megacampus

Word to the wise: the next time the school district wants money to upgrade the facilities, make them propose exactly what...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1927 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The iconic image of freedom in the 20th century...where is Obama?

There were many acts of individual courage in the 20th century, but this unidentified Chinese fellow is at, or near, the...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 11, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1864 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama proposes talks with " Moderate Extremists" among the Taliban

The very left wing Guardian castes doubt on the plan---- "The architect of Mr Obama's "smarter policy" is Richard Holbrooke,...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 11, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 11 comments | 1891 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bus driver recognized for heroism

It was a sunny April afternoon, the kind of day when sunlight warms the skin and relaxes the mind. School bus driver Dena...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Mar 11, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 1997 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Homeless Children: Latest Assault on Reason using our good hearts

It seems that there is a determined effort across this nation to prove that propoganda is alive and well, and to prove correct...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 11, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 1770 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Thanks from Channing Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10557 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Don't Vote Without Research, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 2028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blowing in insulation - which companies do it best?

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Original post made by Susan Strain on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by ginni, on Mar 11, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 7 comments | 3192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free Talk on Children's Nutrition Tonight

Free Talk on Children's Nutrition Tonight Friends of PreSchool Family hosts a new talk in its “Parents Survive & Thrive”...

Original post made by Len Filppu on Mar. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lynne Johnson will retire as police chief

Palo Alto Police Chief Lynne Johnson will retire and leave her job Dec. 19, City Manager James Keene announced Thursday following...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by steveo, on Mar 11, 2009 at 11:30 am | 139 comments | 10101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Allows Cyber-Hate at Paly & Gunn

100+ students at Paly and Gunn participated in an "I Hate x" Facebook group directed at a fellow student. And despite a...

Original post made by PA Dad on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 11, 2009 at 10:17 am | 71 comments | 5894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Call for Nominations: Palo Alto PTA Council Honors Outstanding Service to Children

Palo Alto PTA Council Honors Outstanding Service to Children Members of Palo Alto’s PTAs, schools and community devote...

Original post made by terryg on Mar. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2139 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I like Obama's proposal to standardize No Child Left Behind

I just heard ABC news "top of the hour" report: Supposedly Obama is proposing "tough national testing standards" for schools...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 11, 2009 at 2:11 am | 3 comments | 1714 Views
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