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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Defensive medicine, the real elephant in the room

Price Waterhouse has identified defensive medicine as *the* major cost inflator in our medical system: "Our research found...

Original post made by Jeremy on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 15, 2009 at 11:07 am | 6 comments | 1598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any recommendation on residential synthetic lawn installers?

Hi, I'm just starting to research into this, and am wondering if anyone has any recommendation and/or cautionary tales...

Original post made by jack on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 19, 2009 at 6:22 am | 4 comments | 1598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Which council candidates would cross picket line?

As the SEIU considers going on strike against the city, voters should know which of the council candidates would cross a...

Original post made by Resident voter on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 29, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1598 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Safeway clerk pleads not guilty on meth charges

A 32-year-old Safeway employee who allegedly sold methamphetamine out of the Menlo Park store's parking lot was arraigned...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 1597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chase nets robbery suspect in East Palo Alto

Police have arrested a man linked to a string of armed robberies in Mountain View this month, including one Saturday night....

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Citizen EPA, on Feb 1, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 1597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hit Jordan Middle School in Palo Alto

Jordan Middle School on July 28 became the fourth Palo Alto school in the past six weeks to be struck by one or more burglars...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by JK Smith, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:16 pm | 13 comments | 1597 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Anderson wants to play in state finals, as well

It all began for Kevin Anderson in 2006. He was an eighth-grader at Jordan Middle School and had no idea that his football...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Paly Fan, on Dec 3, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 2 comments | 1597 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rich Cline re-elected mayor of Menlo Park

The man who put down the Menlo Park mayor's gavel last week has now picked it back up. In a unanimous 5-0 vote, and counter...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Brian Steen, on Dec 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1597 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Western snowy plover gets local baylands protection

A threatened pocket-sized shorebird will have 89 acres of its critical habitat protected in the baylands near Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by darloss, on Jun 29, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 1597 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula residents volunteer on East Coast

Ten local American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers -- including one from Palo Alto -- are heading to storm-devastated...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Unions-Strike-Out-Again, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narrow sidewalks

Unlike many people who post here, I have no objection to 3-5 story buildings in the built-up areas around town. But, many...

Original post made by Anon on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Shirley Pringle Hensley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 1597 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HSR is the way to go

The Guardian ran a series of articles looking at the state of high-speed rail travel today. France intends to double its...

Original post made by Keep on Trackin\' on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by PJ, on Aug 11, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 7 comments | 1596 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford conservation plan comes up for review

Please attend the review meetings (dates and locations below) and submit your comments. Now that Stanford's proposed plan...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1596 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain asserts itself in race for federal funds

The two agencies responsible for building the Peninsula section of the high-speed-rail system now find themselves in a competitive...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on May 20, 2010 at 9:03 am | 7 comments | 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Researcher: Math anxiety changes children's brains

Brains function differently in children who have math anxiety than those who don't, Stanford University researchers have...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by cautious, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:47 am | 7 comments | 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to explore alternate post-high-school paths

Unconventional post-high-school paths will be explored Thursday in a Gunn High School panel discussion titled "OMG! I Forgot...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Barbara , on Feb 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 18 comments | 1596 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest burglary suspect

Burglary in progress reported at 3:30pm on Tuesday near Edgewood Drive. Witness got a license plate number. Suspect arrested...

Original post made by billy on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1596 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

obsesity is the core cause of American's broken health care system?

"Obesity's not just dangerous, it's expensive. New research shows medical spending averages $1,400 more a year for an obese...

Original post made by overweight on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by overweight, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 1596 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill-De Anza textbook program wins award

A program started in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, geared toward encouraging the widespread adoption of...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Dec 9, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments | 1596 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2011 'Lifetimes of Achievement' honorees announced

A former mayor, a career-development expert, an environmental and education volunteer, a gifted speaker, a voter advocate...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill Burch, on Feb 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1596 Views
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