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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hey Bush, We DID Torture

Shrub asserted publicly when he was camping out at 1600 PENN that there was no torture under way. Public record, no dispute...

Original post made by A Boomer on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 22, 2009 at 3:47 am | 5 comments | 2201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District/School Officials Ignore Problems in Paly Athletic Program

On March 16, I reported my observations of problems with the Paly athletic program to Superintendent Skelly and Paly Principal...

Original post made by Robert Simoni on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Buddy, on Apr 21, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 4 comments | 2239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oracle says it will acquire Sun Microsystems

Software company Oracle Corp. announced Monday that it would acquire Sun Microsystems, which has a major Menlo Park campus,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Meth_mom, on Apr 21, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 2095 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

did Middle Eastern spies infiltrate the US Congress?

This story seems to be all rumor and innuendo and alleged leaks so far, but where there is smoke, there is often fire. http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/04/21/harman.wiretap/...

Original post made by Greg on Apr. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1936 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford Women Walk Together to Bring Clean Drinking Water to African Families

More than 50 women took part in Stanford University's "Be Hope to Her" solidarity walk on April 21 to raise awareness of...

Original post made by FrancesF on Apr. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2227 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck destroys fire hydrant in Portola Valley

A tractor-trailer truck demolished a roadside telephone junction box and a fire hydrant at the entrance to the Alpine Hills...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cindy, on Apr 21, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 2261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Shopping center pullout a blow to Palo Alto

The abrupt aborting of a major expansion of the Stanford Shopping Center Tuesday morning is a serious blow to Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Carol Gilbert, on Apr 21, 2009 at 5:10 pm | 5 comments | 2266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police partner up to stop red-light runners

Police from all law-enforcement agencies in Santa Clara County are joining forces this week to target red-light runners throughout...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 21, 2009 at 2:48 pm | 8 comments | 2444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earth Day and other eco-centric events

A healthy helping of environmental events will be held in Palo Alto over the next two weeks to help locals celebrate Earth...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 21, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 6 comments | 2344 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Sound of Music Rocks Antwerp--Enjoy

This video was made in the Antwerp, Belgium Central Station (train). On a Monday morning, with no warning to the passengers...

Original post made by stephen levy on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by great stuff, on Apr 21, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 5 comments | 2091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shopping center expansion pullback 'final'

Withdrawing plans for a major expansion of Stanford Shopping Center is a final decision, according to Stanford University...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by New to PA & curious, on Apr 21, 2009 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 2721 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City's fiber dreams still flickering

After seeing their plans for a citywide fiber network fizzle last month, city officials are now considering a more phased,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2009 at 11:08 am | 24 comments | 3695 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bank Lending Decrease 23% Since T.A.R.P.

The American people have been sold a lie. Obama said that billions of taxpayer money had to be thrown to the banks so they...

Original post made by David Gristen on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by David, on Apr 21, 2009 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 2038 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I am a Right Wing Extremist ( I will await the knock on my door tonight)

I guess I am a Right Wing Extremist and suspected of being a terrorist since our esteemed Dept of Homeland Security, Janet...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 21, 2009 at 9:06 am | 18 comments | 2125 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly student arrested for parking -- upside down

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Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by Mac J J Star, on Apr 20, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 271 comments | 13915 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spare The Air - Monday April 20

Tomorrow, Monday, April 20, is a Spare the Air Day in the San Francisco Bay Area. There is no free transit tomorrow and there...

Original post made by don\'t pollute on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 20, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 4 comments | 1900 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Calif. Ave. buildings target pedestrians

Palo Alto's drive to get residents and workers around California Avenue out of their cars received a boost this week when...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by worried about over developement, on Apr 20, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 19 comments | 3079 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman victim of 'pigeon drop' scam

A woman played the unwitting role Thursday in what Palo Alto police Agent Dan Ryan called a classic "pigeon drop" scam. The...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 2396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

America and Israel: Friends No More?

Does anyone find Obama's willingness to allow Iran to continue its nuclear buildups odd? It also seems that America and...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Inquisitive, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 2012 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

78-year-old woman jewel thief lands in jail

A 78-year-old woman who laughs as she recalls her half-century career as an international jewelry thief is behind bars in...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 10 comments | 2835 Views
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