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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With malice toward none...

Lincoln, under the standards of some current leftists, could have been charged with war crimes, and trashing the Consitution,...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 13, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 24 comments | 1826 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Oakland to televise funeral of slain officers

The funeral for the four slain Oakland police officers -- to which numerous Midpeninsula police officers are attending today...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 28, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 24 comments | 2073 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A 'total cure' for health care?

Ask Harold S. "Hal" Luft about the national health care system, and he will admit: He's been itching to reform it for years....

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:03 am | 24 comments | 2067 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City's fiber dreams still flickering

After seeing their plans for a citywide fiber network fizzle last month, city officials are now considering a more phased,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2009 at 11:08 am | 24 comments | 2212 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newsom declares governor run in Palo Alto -- and cyberspace

Trailed by TV cameras, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom made one of his first gubernatorial campaign stops at Facebook headquarters...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Apr 23, 2009 at 11:18 am | 24 comments | 1646 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County fails air-pollution report

Santa Clara County received failing grades in both smog and short-term particle air-pollution levels, according to the 10th...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 4, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 24 comments | 2000 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senate passes smoking ban at beaches, parks

A smoking ban on state beaches and parks passed the California state Senate on Thursday and could make the state the first...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Betty, on May 17, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 24 comments | 1529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Getting engaged

After more than a century of marginalization in the United States, residents of Asian descent are increasingly exercising...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by aha, on May 18, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 24 comments | 1718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jooners !

This was bound to happen sooner or later - Jooners got the schools hooked onto its calendar/planning website with the heavy...

Original post made by MidtownMom on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by LoTechMom, on Apr 28, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 24 comments | 2846 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stolen Walter Hays school computer recovered, man arrested

A $2,000 computer stolen from Walter Hays Elementary School in a burglary on the first weekend in June has been recovered...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jun 26, 2009 at 6:10 am | 24 comments | 1577 Views

AROUND TOWN

51,000 sq ft grocery store coming to Menlo Park

What gives with all the tiny supermarkets (less than 20,000 square feet) in Palo Alto. Small stores have terrible selections,...

Original post made by shopper on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 24 comments | 1891 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Most Trusted Man In America

Before I get to the politics of Vietnam, let me state some points I think everyone can agree with: 1) Walter Cronkite...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Jul 20, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 24 comments | 1662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill & El Camino: Missed Opportunity

Noting the impending construction on the southwest corner of El Camino and Page Mill, also featured in last week's "What's...

Original post made by Gene Coan on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield child, on Aug 20, 2009 at 11:54 am | 24 comments | 2612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County approves $960,000 'Tree House' funding

A housing development to be constructed in Palo Alto next year will not only be in a convenient location, but it will also...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Sep 3, 2009 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 1629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama's speech

Is PAUSD going to broadcast Obama's speech aimed at the children? Is this left upto individual schools? I am all for...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 6, 2009 at 10:11 am | 24 comments | 1648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine Flu Vaccines For Our Students?

Is Skelly going to find a way to offer them at school? Our middle school and high school students can't afford to miss school....

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 19, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 24 comments | 2061 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

how to lie with photographs

Various right-wing media outlets have been broadcasting or publishing a photograph showing 100,000 or more people at their...

Original post made by donald on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 15, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 24 comments | 2006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bags shelved at supermarkets

Plastic bags, once an inescapable fixture of the supermarket experience, have quietly and unceremoniously floated out of...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by citizen, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 24 comments | 1944 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man visiting Palo Alto on business goes missing

Police are trying to locate a man who is visiting Palo Alto for business but hasn't reported to work in the past two days. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 19, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 24 comments | 1950 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Task force investigates fire, woman's death

Police and fire officials are still investigating the death of a woman whose body was found Thursday in an Addison Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tamara, on Oct 20, 2009 at 6:37 pm | 24 comments | 1966 Views
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