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AROUND TOWN

Helicopters

Anybody know why there are helicopters flying around nearby at 7:15 Monday morning?...

Original post made by Greenmeadow resident on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 25, 2013 at 10:53 pm | 7 comments | 348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peter Drekmeier and indirect costs

Peter D., our current mayor, likes to talk about indirect costs of fossil fuels. He wants to tax us, in order to make up...

Original post made by Greg on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Albert K Henning, on Mar 18, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 6 comments | 1914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain unveils plan to stop weekend service, raise fares, add $1 bike fee

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_12318079...

Original post made by Greg on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 11, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 44 comments | 2836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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

"It's just not possible for the average kid who comes to this country in seventh or eighth grade, or even third grade, without...

Original post made by Greg on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Craig Bright, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 57 comments | 3555 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown mugger charged with 6 felonies

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_12323353...

Original post made by Greg on May. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1950 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

man with 4 big guns arrested at Palo Alto VA hospital

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/06/04/BAFO180T56.DTL "Blair Dee Fredericks parked his van in the...

Original post made by Greg on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sue Dremann, staff writer, Palo Alto Weekly, on Jun 5, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 2 comments | 1993 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

another domestic terrorist attack

Last week, a doctor was assassinated in Kansas. Today, a man with a criminal record of terrorism attacks the U.S. Holocaust...

Original post made by Greg on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 4 comments | 1646 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

arsonist on the loose in Palo Alto?

Mercury-News says there have been 9 arson fires in Barron Park so far this year. More in the Mitchell Park area. The PA...

Original post made by Greg on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jul 3, 2009 at 1:04 am | 1 comment | 1944 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

the HP spying scandal drags on

Several HP executives and contractors plead guilty to identity theft and fraud charges back in 2007. I don't know why sentencing...

Original post made by Greg on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1658 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Global Warming Doubts are Increasing Among Scientists

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Original post made by Greg on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 28, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 59 comments | 3694 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill Clinton support uranium mining.

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Original post made by Greg on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Charles Nickalopoulos, on Feb 21, 2008 at 7:12 pm | 3 comments | 2680 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto will have a nuclear power plant within 15 years

Nuclear has always been the answer, to get us off oil. Changes in design, cost and size will allow a major new push. Check...

Original post made by Greg on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 12, 2008 at 9:43 am | 24 comments | 2702 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nuclear Power is THE Answer to California's Economic Problems!

With all the hand wringing about California's economic problems, including IOUs and witholding of tax returns, the answer...

Original post made by Greg on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Feb 6, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 37 comments | 2091 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

God Bless the United States of America

Pres. Obama made a speech on prime time TV tonight, ending in his usual "God Bless the United States of America". A CNN...

Original post made by Greg on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 25, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 5 comments | 1694 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. 1773 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

World Health Organization declares global swine flu pandemic

(CNN) -- The World Health Organization raised the swine flu alert Thursday to its highest level, saying H1N1 has spread to...

Original post made by Greg on Jun. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1585 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

has Obama beaten the Bush recession?

Today's Wall Street Journal estimates that the national economy (GDP) bottomed out during the spring and should swing upward...

Original post made by Greg on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Aug 2, 2009 at 12:34 am | 14 comments | 1776 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

King Coal

For those who think we are moving away from coal, think again. The world use of coal is expanding dramatically (see: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/06/18/the-coal-age-conti...

Original post made by Greg on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 4, 2010 at 5:55 am | 17 comments | 2043 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anybody interested in a real economic recovery?

The economy is NOT improving. It is getting worse. This is not your older borther's recession. The new normal is reality,...

Original post made by Greg on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by just do it, on Aug 21, 2010 at 6:43 am | 23 comments | 2070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Childhood memories of Mitchell Park

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Original post made by Greg Betts on Feb. 12, 2007
Last comment by Bob Hamilton, on Nov 30, 2011 at 1:29 am | 9 comments | 5499 Views
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