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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cold hands, warm hearts

Near San Francisco Bay, at the easternmost part of East Palo Alto, is a tiny shanty town -- eight crude abodes spread around...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by , on Mar 6, 2009 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 2997 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I like Obama's proposal to standardize No Child Left Behind

I just heard ABC news "top of the hour" report: Supposedly Obama is proposing "tough national testing standards" for schools...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 11, 2009 at 2:11 am | 3 comments | 1906 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Republican leader Duf Sundheim taking heat over big pay package

Duf Sundheim of Palo Alto, the former two-term head of the California Republican Party, has become the focus of an internal...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:26 am | 3 comments | 2665 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Old Europe is Right on Stimulus by WSJ Staff

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123681403239101741.html Link to WSJ public piece written by, presumably, the editorial...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 13, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 1858 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peet's, Calla may be shut for months due to fire

There were coffee and scones this morning at Peet's Coffee & Tea at the corner of University Drive and Santa Cruz Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Dirck, on Mar 19, 2009 at 11:51 am | 3 comments | 2404 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Parolee work program to start in East Palo Alto

Twenty parolees will go work in East Palo Alto at 8 a.m. Friday, forming into two work crews to pick up trash on state highways...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 20, 2009 at 4:19 pm | 3 comments | 2897 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congress to Bail Out Ailing Newspapers?

http://news.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/03/27/1515245 I'm not sure how I feel about this. On the one hand, there is...

Original post made by Sun and Sand on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:14 am | 3 comments | 8821 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail---Will it be obselete by the time it is built?

The San Jose Mercury News, Sunday, March 29,Page 21A has an article about a new system train design that will travel at more...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 30, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 1921 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baffled No More on Why Buffet wanted Bailouts and Obama

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/6358451.html Link to Chron on Buffet's companies getting megabailoutbucks. TADA!...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 5, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 3 comments | 2125 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US court allows apartheid claims

"A United States judge has ruled that lawsuits can go ahead against several companies accused of helping South Africa's...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 9, 2009 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 1972 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama supports Bush era wiretaps

"The US Justice Department under President Obama is invoking Bush Administration tactics to dismiss a lawsuit alleging federal...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 11, 2009 at 7:25 am | 3 comments | 1929 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Susan Boyle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lp0IWv8QZY Once in a while there comes a story and a song.......

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Wonderful Story, on Apr 16, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 2037 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Creating good car-ma

Hitching a ride by extending a thumb by the roadside? That's so 20th century. These days, young social-networking entrepreneurs...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Alice D. Rosenfeld, on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 5013 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 | 2018 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fun in the sun

Stanford students enjoy the warm weather Monday afternoon thanks to an inflatable pool and garden hose. Photo by Whitney...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 2344 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health officials gear up for swine flu

Even as state and county public-health departments unveil daily counts of people who've come down with the potentially deadly...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Surgeon General, on May 5, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 2173 Views

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Swine flu forces 14 school closures in Bay Area

Reports of probable and confirmed cases of swine flu have closed at least 14 schools across the Bay Area as educators and...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by mm mm mm, on May 5, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 2457 Views

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County budget for 2010 to see health-service cuts

The 2010 proposed budget for Santa Clara County would fill a mounting deficit by cutting funding for non-mandated, yet valuable...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bigg Stool, on May 8, 2009 at 6:10 am | 3 comments | 2407 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Medicare age discrimination

The Federal government is poised to begin age discrimination in Medicare. Pursuant to a little-noticed sentence in the...

Original post made by protester on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 1974 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who will lead Foothill and De Anza colleges?

With Martha Kanter soon departing to become U.S. Undersecretary of Education, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Iwonder, on May 11, 2009 at 11:17 pm | 3 comments | 2155 Views
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