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AROUND TOWN

What's the best street for Halloween decorations?

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Original post made by Count Dracula on Oct. 31, 2006
Last comment by oldermom, on Oct 31, 2006 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 4872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County Board of Education: new running candidate:Ellen Santiago

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Original post made by county board watcher on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:40 am | 77 comments | 5115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD "trust" issue not limited to mid-level managers

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Original post made by CP on Oct. 22, 2006
Last comment by CP, on Oct 29, 2006 at 2:07 pm | 15 comments | 4787 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cars should be able to turn left without an arrow

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Original post made by Craig on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Jan 27, 2007 at 12:07 am | 4 comments | 3576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solicitor selling childrens books

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Original post made by Craig on Jun. 27, 2007
Last comment by me, on Sep 15, 2008 at 8:08 am | 20 comments | 10275 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

man hurt at El Camino & Alma

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Original post made by Craig on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 15, 2008 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2599 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paint spillage along Oregon expressway and on to Ross

There is an obvious large amount of white paint that has was spilt on to the roadway stretching from Oregon expressway turn-off...

Original post made by Craig on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 17, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views

MOVIES

Peaceful Warrior

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Original post made by Craig Bright on Jun. 14, 2006
Last comment by Good Film, on Jul 5, 2006 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 6867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plasma Arc Disposal of Organic (Even Inorganic) Wastes

I have responded to a few recent threads on the organic waste stream issue. However, I do not feel that plasma arc technology...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 6, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 18 comments | 2306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why I support the RPPP in College Terrace

A little history: I have lived in CT since the late 1970s. I have watched it grow from a cut-through traffic speedway to...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 11, 2011 at 6:30 pm | 47 comments | 2454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What will happen with compost made from human sewage sludge?

Central to the arguments of the proponents of Measure E is that anaerobic digestion will produce a rich ‘compost’ derived...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Oct 10, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 1522 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why we should vote against Measure E

The highly touted Compost Blue Ribbon Task Force recommended dry anaerobic digestion as a major fix to our existing organic...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 20, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 4 comments | 1005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car campers...time to ban them!

If you have car campers in your neighborhood, it is a lot worse than unfinished homes next to you, although I do agree that...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on May 18, 2013 at 2:20 pm | 72 comments | 2068 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where do our leaders live?

It is fair to ask where our various city leaders live, by neighborhood. By this, I mean council members and various board...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 6, 2013 at 11:30 am | 49 comments | 1755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plasma arc gassification of solid waste

I have long argued that anaerobic digestion (AD) schemes are a fiasco for Palo Alto; plasma arc is a much more rational scheme....

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 18, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 32 comments | 1190 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Effective enforcement of the gas-powered leaf blower ban: Fine the property owners

When I see my neighbors' gardeners using gas-powered leaf blowers, I walk over to them (the gardeners) and inform them that...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 1487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HSR agrrement blocks CalTrain from expanding

In today's Daily Post, the headline reported on the inability of CalTrain to increase the number of train trips to meet increased...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Betty, on Dec 16, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Artificial trees as electrical energy producers

I had a thought, today, as I was driving down the road: Suppose artificial tree leaves could be made that are photovoltaic...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by Alex, on Feb 11, 2009 at 8:41 am | 24 comments | 2595 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail (HSR) issues, including the recent China disaster

I am definitely in favor of high-tech solutions, when they make sense (e.g. plasma arc solid waste treatment). However I...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 2, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 5 comments | 1350 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jury nullification as a tactic

There are some that think jury nullification can be an effective tactic to prevent effective enforcement of local laws (e.g....

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 15, 2013 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 3449 Views
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