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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Increase in air traffic?

Is it just me, or has there been a significant increase in aircraft noise over Palo Alto starting early in the morning and...

Original post made by Resident on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 17, 2009 at 12:26 am | 5 comments | 1867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

imposed tough restrictions on the use of tap water, local officials said.

Drought-hit LA, San Diego impose water ban Published: Monday June 1, 2009 Hit by a severe drought for the third year...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1576 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Page Mill to evict prominent tenant organizer in East Palo Alto

http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_12516267 Very sad; these folks are needed in the community. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1524 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Goldman Sachs is the Winner that Takes All

If there ever was a company that has profited from today's financial crisis its Goldman Sachs. Hail Goldman! I'm being facetious...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 16, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1784 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

French Workers Threaten to Blow up Nortel Networks

Workers at the French arm of telecommunications manufacturer Nortel Networks Corp. have threatened to blow up their factory...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Life in the Fast Lane, on Jul 18, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 1468 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. 1795 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Banks delay foreclosures to collect more late fees

I read an interesting financial article this week in the Orlando Sentinel. I heard some of its points discussed today in...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Benefit, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1639 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Goldman Sachs Part III - 97% right market calls

High Frequency Trading, insider contacts, and 97% market calls: Goldman Sachs has it all it needs to make money. The data...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Aug 8, 2009 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1697 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is it allowed to extend your concrete driveway to double the normal size

I can see adding maybe five feet, but there are some residents who are doubling the size of their driveways with concrete....

Original post made by resident on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Aug 14, 2009 at 9:02 am | 15 comments | 1882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water is the New Oil: Planning for a Changing Climate

Although it is important for people to converve water, isn't the Palo Alto City Council cancelling our efforts by approving...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 19, 2009 at 2:02 am | 8 comments | 1452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No candidates for PAUSD board

Can't find the online version, but according to the print version on Friday, there are no candidates other than the incumbents...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:00 pm | 8 comments | 1749 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is a Trillion?

Earlier this year in March president Obama's budget predicted total deficits for the next decade of nearly $7 trillion. ...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 29, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 5 comments | 1504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Boundaries are still an issue

Since Garland plans have been scrapped and Scott Laurence has left the district, we are still in a mess with boundaries. Growth...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Sep 5, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 1715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Find Water Polluters Near You

Across the nation, the system that Congress created to protect the nationís waters under the Clean Water Act of 1972 today...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 18, 2009 at 3:56 pm | 17 comments | 1539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Endorsement article by Former City Council member Ladoris Cordell

There is a great article that got published by La Doris Cordell former judge, Palo Alto City council member and special counsilto...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 1524 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fisherman Schools Hannity on CA Water Problems

Hannity blamed the high unemployment rate in the San Joaquin Valley on the lack of water for farmers, and blamed that solely...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 2, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 19 comments | 2022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's holding California back from a water deal?

A slim majority (51%) also said there should be "fundamental changes" in the Constitution. But 69% objected to reducing the...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mock Graveyards are poor taste this Halloween.

I know this is Halloween and people like to decorate their front yards, but this year I think it is inappropriate to have...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 21, 2009 at 8:08 pm | 4 comments | 1695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gum is a big problem, we should get it banned in our schools and parks

I have had it with those who throw gum where I or my kids have to walk or play. Gum on shoes and brought inside gets on carpets,...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tron, on Nov 21, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 18 comments | 1960 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to bring jobs to Palo Alto, benefit residents and increase Palo Alto's net worth.

We can look to the Campus for Jewish Life in South Palo Alto to learn how to do this. A large piece of property came on...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by NIMBY, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1516 Views
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