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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 | 1900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary math textbook adoption: Reactions to Wed. night meeting

The debate on what math textbook program Palo Alto schools should adopt continues with differing viewpoints on last night's...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous 78, on Apr 5, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 208 comments | 38031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are Moderated Threads a Good Idea?

I notice that Stephen Levy is starting a blog, but wants not only to limit comments to registered users, but also to look...

Original post made by Anna on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Adam, on Apr 5, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 20 comments | 2102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents share concerns over MySpace

Local parents recently got a wake-up call about the dangers of the Internet, in the form of a PTA meeting about MySpace,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Adam, on Apr 5, 2009 at 2:58 pm | 4 comments | 2273 Views

AROUND TOWN

COFFEE HOUSE CHATS: all real

Was in my coffee house 2nd home last week and met a 'successful' business owner. He sat next to me as I was pounding on my...

Original post made by Wm on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 5, 2009 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1955 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The red ink of a greyer future, Doomed to grow old alone

"The International Monetary Fund estimates that among the Group of 20 nations whose leaders meet in London this week,...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 5, 2009 at 8:13 am | 3 comments | 1790 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Get your GM (Government Motors) car repaired at the DMV Repair Center!

Now that Obama has decided that the US government should stand behind GM warranties, do not delay in making an appointment...

Original post made by Jarred on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 5, 2009 at 6:35 am | 22 comments | 2694 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Message to City Of Palo Alto re: Crime Wave in PA

Murder outside City Hall, Robbery String downtown, Shooting on Arastradero, Probationer with a gun in the car and DUI, and...

Original post made by Kyle on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 5, 2009 at 1:44 am | 5 comments | 1752 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lozano's Car Wash rips off employees

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_12057284 Lozano's Car Wash (on El Camino near the Palo Alto/Mountain View border) is fined...

Original post made by wash your own car on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 4, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 4 comments | 2983 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

From the Politico, how Pres Obama is using polls to shape opinion

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0409/20852.html From the Politico ( nobody's idea of a right wing media outlet),...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 4, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 1851 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Tea Parties! Send Tea Bag now to WHITE HOUSE

On April 15, USA citizens across this nation are showing up by the thousands for the closest thing us conservatives have...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 4, 2009 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 1965 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA Daily Becoming "Peninsula News Every Once In A While"

A small item on page 1 of today's PA Daily notes that it's dropping publication of a separate Sunday edition, thereby making...

Original post made by A Newspaper Reader on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 4, 2009 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 2264 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California/National Tea Parties against Tidal Wave of Debt and Taxes

Sorry, I posted this in the wrong category yesterday, so I am reposting here now. On April 15, USA citizens across this...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Apr 4, 2009 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 1851 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Activity on Forest and Gilman

Anyone know what happened late last near Forest Ave and Gilman near the post office? There were a LOT of police officers...

Original post made by Donny on Apr. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2100 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why Obama is refusing to let Banks repay TARP funds .

Here is a link to an Englishman, Stuart Varney, who knows well what is happening here, having fled England 35 years ago during...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1866 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Deadline looms for 'unthinkable' rail plan

Even though it may be years before sleek blue-and-gold high-speed trains race up and down California and zip through Peninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by John, on Apr 4, 2009 at 8:36 am | 11 comments | 1883 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad makes U.S. swim team

It wasnít her fastest time in the event, no records were set and she didnít even win the race. Yet, Jenny Thompsonís second-place...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by Robert Evan Howard, on Apr 4, 2009 at 5:14 am | 1 comment | 2040 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two East Palo Alto men wounded in shooting

A 29-year-old Menlo Park man and a 34-year-old Union City man were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto Thursday night,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 3, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 1853 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Competing National Budget Plans

http://www.heritage.org/Research/Budget/wm2377.cfm http://www.heritage.org/research/features/budgetchartbook/index.html?CFID=58341528&CFTOKEN=76139596 I...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 1739 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"White People with Blue Eyes" are to blame for Economic Crisis accd to Brazil President

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ae4957e8-1a5f-11de-9f91-0000779fd2ac.html Brazilian Pres says that white folks with blue eyes...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 3, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 19 comments | 2158 Views
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