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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Europe faces energy crisis as Vladimir Putin cuts Russian gas supply

As I have regularly predicted in this forum, Europe is one gas valve closure away from disaster. This latest move by Putin...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 7, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 15 comments | 1853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fiona Hon

If stories could stop bullies and battles, Fiona Hon would have ended the war in Iraq a long time ago. Her prize-winning...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Annonymous, on Jan 7, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 2071 Views

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Bale` Salon under new ownership

If you shop or live in the Midtown area, you are familiar with " Bale` Salon". It has been there for many years, and has...

Original post made by Stacy S. on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Soda, on Jan 7, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1959 Views

SPORTS

Born fighters

On a hot, late-August evening, the air in the gym felt thick with sweat and perspiration; the heat elevated an already difficult...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by nancy eldredge, on Jan 7, 2009 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2506 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mtn View Rotary 24th Annual Crab Feed & Silent Auction

The Mountain View Rotary Club is proud to be hosting its 24th Annual Crab Feed & Silent Auction. Date: Saturday, February...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 7, 2009
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford faculty members win $125,000 awards

Two Stanford faculty members who co-direct a program teaching entrepreneurship skills to engineering students have been given...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 7, 2009 at 2:08 am | 1 comment | 1990 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Better message board software, please!

I really enjoy following this message board. I always go to the message board view so I can see which topics have been posted...

Original post made by forum watcher on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by agree, on Jan 6, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 2 comments | 1874 Views

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Moods in motion

Three dancers sit with their backs to the audience. They all cast long looks over their shoulders, then gradually turn away. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Dr. C L Macklin, on Jan 6, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 2 comments | 2311 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officers believed tow-truck ruse was legal

Palo Alto police officers believed their call-a-tow-truck ruse to get a homeless man out of his van was legal last March...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by scotichic, on Jan 6, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 16 comments | 2531 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three accept plea deal in sex-extortion case

A woman and two men agreed to plead no contest to charges they set up two men in a sex-extortion plot, in a plea bargain...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 6, 2009 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 2078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green activist to become PA mayor tonight

For Peter Drekmeier, tonight's election of mayor and vice mayor will likely prove considerably less dramatic than last year's. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by James Nottingham, on Jan 6, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 11 comments | 2312 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Helping Palo Alto Fire

Twice this weekend, the Palo Alto Fire Department was summoned for medical aid at a home located in the new housing development...

Original post made by qq on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Jan 6, 2009 at 11:49 am | 5 comments | 1949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Street Sweeping - What's the Point?

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Original post made by Palo Alto Bill on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Greg K, on Jan 6, 2009 at 10:29 am | 20 comments | 5674 Views

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Yoko Ono to speak at Stanford in January

Yoko Ono, the widow of musician John Lennon, will speak at Stanford University on Jan. 14 in an event open to Stanford students,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Celia Boyle, on Jan 6, 2009 at 10:19 am | 7 comments | 2007 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man shot Sunday night

A 20-year-old East Palo Alto walking down the street was shot and wounded Sunday night by an unidentified man who then fled,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Jan 6, 2009 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 2152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New mayor to be selected tonight

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to elect a new mayor and vice mayor and adopt a resolution commending Mayor Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 6, 2009 at 7:19 am | 24 comments | 2255 Views

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Prayer for Peace, Love on Earth

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Original post made by prayer for peace & love on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by a Palo Alto parent, on Jan 5, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 4 comments | 2406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peninsula's largest shelter may close

With the recent spike in foreclosures putting a higher burden than ever on the Peninsula's temporary housing agencies, the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Simon, on Jan 5, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2093 Views

SPORTS

Knights lose, but will play for a national title

The Palo Alto Knights saw their perfect football season end in a 40-12 loss to the Galt Jr. Warriors in the National Youth...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Coach C, on Jan 5, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 2432 Views

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Recycling Stuff

If Palo Alto thinks it is leading in recycling, why eliminate milk cartons and styrofoam? What we should be doing is banning...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by Carbon Marv'in, on Jan 5, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 2526 Views
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