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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Global Warming is the new religion of the First World urban cities

Geologist Iam Plimer takes a contrary view, arguing that man-made climate change is a con trick perpetrated by environmentalists...

Original post made by food for thought on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 31, 2009 at 7:06 pm | 10 comments | 2192 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Cheesecake' fire closes next-door restaurant

A small fire behind the Cheesecake Factory restaurant in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday night has resulted in the temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Christine Suppes, on Jul 31, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 4138 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B>HOLD THE APPLAUSE ... </B>City Manager<B> James Keene</B> earned an unexpected standing ovation from the Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by city worker, on Jul 31, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 2014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto/Palo Alto bus links to be cut?

Four out of six bus lines that link East Palo Alto and Palo Alto may be eliminated or cut back due to budget cuts by SamTrans,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Donald, on Jul 31, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 2315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small Cheesecake Factory fire closes University

A small fire behind the Cheesecake Factory restaurant in downtown Palo Alto closed University Avenue for a time early this...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by mo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 2:35 pm | 3 comments | 2109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carlsen Volvo Car Show

100 VOLVOS IN PALO ALTO, CA Yes, its true…We are on track to have the largest Volvo gathering in the last 8 years...

Original post made by Larry Fuhs on Jul. 31, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2065 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Goldman Sachs Part II

Do you also want to get paid record bonuses this year like Goldman? If you want to know what's really going on behind...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 31, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2202 Views

SPORTS

Top seeds advance into the quarterfinals of the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford

In one day, women's tennis fans can watch four players who have been ranked first in the world at some point in their careers...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Kenny, on Jul 31, 2009 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2217 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s win NorCal State Tournament

For the second straight year, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars are headed to the Pacific Southwest Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Theresa, on Jul 31, 2009 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Slowdown on Garland school re-opening?

Budget constraints and lower-than-expected enrollment growth have slowed the planned re-opening of Garland Elementary School...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Jul 31, 2009 at 9:44 am | 23 comments | 3809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to require wider private streets

Residents behind a grassroots movement to set a wider-streets requirement within private housing developments in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by bike commuter, on Jul 31, 2009 at 8:21 am | 17 comments | 2643 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Apartment owner files lawsuits against EPA

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Original post made on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by C. Owens, on Jul 31, 2009 at 7:51 am | 11 comments | 3591 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI agents arrest former SLAC employee

A former employee of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center was arrested Monday for allegedly destroying $500,000 worth of...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by John McGuire, on Jul 31, 2009 at 7:10 am | 8 comments | 4171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Underlying Premise of Obama's Health Insurance "Reform"

Ok, hot topic now, so here we go. Here is Peter Singer, "ethicist" of Princeton, in the NYT on Sunday. I say ethicist...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 31, 2009 at 6:59 am | 28 comments | 2192 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Greenpeace mounts morning protest at HP

Employees of Hewlett-Packard Co. in Palo Alto were greeted Tuesday morning by protesters from the environmental group Greenpeace,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 31, 2009 at 6:30 am | 29 comments | 3012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experts: Be patient, pay attention to signs of teen depression

In the wake of the May 5 death of a 17-year-old Gunn High School junior on the Caltrain tracks, more than 70 Gunn students...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 31, 2009 at 5:25 am | 4 comments | 2327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School class sizes in Palo Alto may increase

Palo Alto may boost school class sizes and delay re-opening of Garland School in response to budget uncertainties and slower-than-expected...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by a Palo Alto resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 30 comments | 3233 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wine-glass attack in restaurant injures waiter

An irate employee of a downtown Palo Alto restaurant attacked a waiter with a broken wine glass Saturday night, resulting...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by T, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 13 comments | 2144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Children's Theater closed door policy

The new policy at PACT mandates that parents are not allowed to accompany their children to an audition, which is conducted...

Original post made by Ok on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by a Palo Alto resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 33 comments | 3316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidate list growing in Palo Alto

A real-estate lawyer, a school activist and a land-use consultant are the latest three Palo Altans to explore a run for City...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 2180 Views
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