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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Army recruiters draw protestors and supporters

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Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Billy, on Feb 4, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 74 comments | 3670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community members: Keep Paly's historic look

With plans underway to build a new theater at Palo Alto High School, community members expressed concern for maintaining...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by George, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 22 comments | 2603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dead homeless man may have Palo Alto ties

The Monterey County Coroner's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a homeless man who died from head injuries...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 2308 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Car pool lane to SFO

I have just returned from dropping a passenger at SFO for an international flight as public transport to the airport is not...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 4 comments | 2353 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing teens were heading to X Games

A 14-year-old Los Altos boy and 13-year-old Saratoga girl who went missing together last week drove to Colorado in an attempt...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Feb 4, 2009 at 11:30 am | 10 comments | 1942 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man dies in apparent suicide

The San Mateo County coroner has identified Donn Paul Reisen, 60, of Menlo Park as the man who died from an apparent self-inflicted...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mark Nichols, on Feb 4, 2009 at 10:36 am | 4 comments | 2247 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman killed by Caltrain is identified

The woman killed by a Caltrain in Mountain View Wednesday evening has been identified by the Santa Clara County Coroner's...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by never again, on Feb 3, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 30 comments | 2642 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NY Times on life support?

I am led to believe that Carlos Slim, a Mexican business domo, has made a shark loan to the Times for about $250M, at 14%. Dah......

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 3, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 25 comments | 2382 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another Tax Cheat In Obama's Cabinet

First Tim Geithner, now Tom Daschle. What is Obama thinking? The symbollism, alone, will cause much cynicism by those of...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Lois, on Feb 3, 2009 at 5:45 pm | 16 comments | 2010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Children's Theatre director earns award

Pat Briggs, retired director of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre, has been awarded the first Junior Theater Festival Lifetime...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Feb 3, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 1966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Update: Football player arrested for assault

A football player at Menlo College has been arrested in connection with a potentially deadly assault on another Menlo College...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by 20/20 hindsight, on Feb 3, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 7 comments | 2454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New 141K$ a year position in Human Resources??

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Original post made by fireman on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by John, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:33 am | 29 comments | 3540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ethnic achievement gap in education can't be eliminated, Palo Alto superintendent says

Finally some straight talk and less psychobabble from the PA school superintendent.http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_11613034?source=most_emailed It...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 3, 2009 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 2196 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California won't pay tax refunds

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Running short of cash, California has started delaying $3.5 billion in payments to taxpayers,...

Original post made by worker on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by The Sheriff of Nottingham, on Feb 3, 2009 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 1991 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Deja Vu?

Saturday, January 31, I had a deja vu moment. Going through Auburn to deliver a crib to my Granddaughter’s baby shower, I...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 3, 2009 at 8:13 am | 3 comments | 1962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rash of auto burglaries reported in Palo Alto

Thieves continue to smash windows of parked cars in Palo Alto and take valuables, often left in plain sight on a car seat. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by KT, on Feb 2, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 8 comments | 2433 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democracy starting to bloom in Iraq, thanks to GWB

Yesterday's successful elections in Iraq, including many Sunni purple index fingers this time, is good news for the future...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 2, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 8 comments | 1899 Views

BOOKS

Free the Children opens office, holds rally

More than a hundred teenagers and adults celebrated the opening of the first Free the Children office in California, located...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 4 comments | 4543 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Communications theorist Paul Watzlawick dies

Paul Watzlawick, Ph.D., who in the 1970s emerged as a world leader in the esoteric theoretical field of how humans communicate...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Gilda Flores A, on Feb 2, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 2893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Environmental, emergency volunteers team up

A one-day "Red and Green" campaign in which emergency-preparedness and environmental volunteers team up to knock on doors...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 2423 Views
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Transportation Element of the Comprehensive Plan: Big Questions
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The U.S. Economy, China and the Stock Market
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