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AROUND TOWN

Business tax may be on November ballot

Palo Alto's plan to bolster its plummeting revenues with a new business-license tax could face the city's voters as early...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 10, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 12 comments | 2196 Views

AROUND TOWN

School heads called parents in cyberbully case

In a recent incident in which local teens "cyberbullied" a fellow Palo Alto student, school district officials said they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 10, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 14 comments | 22581 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama musters campaign army for economic fight

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.1da91b565bedacc6461ea17550408182.661&show_article=1 There is nothing wrong...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Samuel, on Mar 10, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 11 comments | 1813 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible bomb closes street in Palo Alto

A suspicious-looking box chained to a pole on Fabian Way in Palo Alto has prompted police to shut down the street to traffic...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Mar 10, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 9 comments | 1974 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mixup on TheatreWorks equipment theft

Police are now saying that two police reports were filed in the case of $20,000 worth of sound equipment being stolen from...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Mar 10, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Girls Play NorCal Playoffs tonight in Chico

Gunn Girls Play NorCal Playoffs tonight!! For the Gunn Girls’ Basketball squad, long road trips might mean a 20 mile trip...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Mar. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2031 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

H. Clinton, Sec of STATE, Trash Talks USA on climate and economy

http://in.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idINTRE5251VN20090306 Hmmm... a Secretary of State is talking about how...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 10, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 4 comments | 1839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do you realize you won't be able to record easily?

The change to digital TV means that one cannot use a VCR to easily record shows anymore (because the digital tuner box has...

Original post made by Brian on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by nat, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 1935 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to cut gas rates, cut back fund transfers

Faced with pubic outrage and criticism from its own Utilities Advisory Commission (UAC), Palo Alto has scaled back plans...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:18 am | 36 comments | 3224 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford researchers applaud stem cell decision

Stanford University medical researchers are applauding the action this morning by President Barack Obama to end the ban on...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:06 am | 6 comments | 1804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harried moms need a strong dose of sharing experiences

As a parent, I appreciate occasions that recognize the day-to-day efforts involved in raising children. Such events are a...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by sahd, on Mar 10, 2009 at 7:15 am | 8 comments | 2717 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weapons, cash, drugs cars seized in raids

Numerous large-caliber assault rifles and handguns, 10 automobiles and about $200,000 in cash were seized in the massive...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by TWLL, on Mar 10, 2009 at 12:12 am | 22 comments | 2633 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School heads called parents in cyberbully case

In a recent incident in which local teens "cyberbullied" a fellow Palo Alto student, school district officials said they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 2046 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's safety net: the TelePrompter

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0309/19663.html If anyone cares to see how he goes off the rails, when his teleprompter...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 35 comments | 2013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PiE gives $2.57 million to Palo Alto schools

Parent volunteers were the heroes of the hour Tuesday when they presented Palo Alto school trustees with a check for $2.57...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Congrats PIE!, on Mar 9, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 17 comments | 3142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pain and hope in store for Silicon Valley

More pain and lost jobs are in store for Silicon Valley this year, but there's a ray of hope, Russell Hancock, president...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 9, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 7 comments | 2728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kids, bike safety debated at expressway meeting

Despite the best-laid plans of Santa Clara County road engineers, some Palo Alto parents and residents remained concerned...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 11:52 am | 28 comments | 2227 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mild quake shakes South Bay Sunday morning

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5. struck Sunday morning in the South...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bixby, on Mar 9, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1990 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

License plate photos for running red lights accurate?

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Original post made by Wondering on Jul. 31, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:55 am | 10 comments | 3844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When will City Council freeze salaries and make budget cuts?

Stanford has already put a salary freeze and their president has already taken a voluntary pay cut. When will Palo Alto...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by citizan, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:16 am | 6 comments | 1853 Views
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