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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fed Stim Dangerously Fast Tracks Ca Hi Speed Rail

Whether you like it or not, California High Speed Rail, coming through a backyard near you SOON! Don't believe it?...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Feb 14, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 1891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter Arts Festival!

Winter Arts Festival Date: February 21st and 22nd What: Friday the 21st 6:30 to 9:30PM will be a cabaret night. Saturday...

Original post made by M-A Thespian Society on Feb. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why don't we just ditch the choice programs?

Reopen Hoover and Ohlone as regular elementary schools instead of having so many parents drive. Why should Fairmeadow have...

Original post made by Dear Mr. Skully on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by CBA, on Feb 14, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 97 comments | 4649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls clinch De Anza basketball league title

It was fitting that Gunnís leading scorer for the year, Jasmine Evans, would also lead the team in Fridayís 55-22 victory...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2098 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Economic De-Stimulus Passes Senate..and DOW plummets!!

Ok, so ( as predicted by every reputable economist and business)..the Economic "Stimulus" package passes the Senate..and...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 14, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 20 comments | 1934 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County votes to impose mandatory water rationing

Santa Clara County residents will face mandatory water rationing this spring, although it is not yet clear exactly when,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 14, 2009 at 12:57 pm | 25 comments | 2854 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Four arrested in Menlo Park stabbing

Menlo Park police arrested two men and two juveniles following a fight that occurred just before 4 p.m. Thursday in the Willows...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2206 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tax-reassessment offers being investigated

Official-looking letters offering to cut people's property-tax assessments are being investigated for possible fraud. One...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by George, on Feb 14, 2009 at 12:04 am | 8 comments | 2220 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman finds burglar in walk-in closet

A Palo Alto woman discovered a burglar hiding in her walk-in closet at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night, about 15 minutes after...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Feb 13, 2009 at 8:12 pm | 28 comments | 2177 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How can I contact the Grand jury investigating the CITY?

I have information, I feel needs to be given to the GRAND JURY looking into the City of Palo Alto. I have written records...

Original post made by FIREMAN on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Feb 13, 2009 at 6:05 pm | 5 comments | 1957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford plans 10 percent budget cut this year

Declines in returns on its endowment, in gifts and research funding all has Stanford University preparing for a 10 percent...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by S Miller, on Feb 13, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 9 comments | 2089 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special report: Going underground

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by No thanks, on Feb 13, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 69 comments | 13240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes changes to hotel ordinance

To boost flagging city revenues, the City of Palo Alto hopes a few adjustments to its hotel ordinance could add some cash...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Feb 13, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 2445 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto Library Offering New Service - BookLetters!

Palo Alto City Library wishes to introduce you to a new service, BookLetters, an email newsletter and readers advisory service...

Original post made by Kathy Shields, Reference Librarian on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Simon, on Feb 13, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 3697 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Future of California Avenue discussion tonight

The future of California Avenue and what to do with the Fry's Electronics property will be the topics of a neighborhood workshop...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 13, 2009 at 10:45 am | 33 comments | 2127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free the Children office opens in Palo Alto

Free the Children, an organization that has built more than 500 schools in developing countries, is opening its first office...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 13, 2009 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2059 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feds seize 7 boxes of Palo Alto Utilities records

Reportedly suspecting flaws in employee qualifications to weld gas lines, agents from the federal Department of Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by WOW, on Feb 12, 2009 at 4:55 pm | 33 comments | 2666 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amgen Tour of California

The Amgen Tour of California is coming up: http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/ with Lance Armstrong back. We had...

Original post made by Too bad on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Feb 12, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 9 comments | 1896 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto paraglider drowned, coroner says

Rollan Kim, the Palo Alto man who died in a paragliding accident off Pacifica last Sunday, died from saltwater drowning after...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 12, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2338 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Purpose - The National Coordinator for Health Care

Now the president of hope will take care of you? He will now know if you are gay or straight, drink too much or even use...

Original post made by Not in my Name on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Feb 12, 2009 at 11:05 am | 11 comments | 1838 Views
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