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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Insurance: The Canary in the Coal Mine

President Barack Obama, calling current deficit spending “unsustainable,” warned today of skyrocketing interest rates for...

Original post made by sharon on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 15, 2009 at 9:34 am | 6 comments | 1806 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report finds dearth of grocery stores in Palo Alto

Palo Alto may be a regional Mecca for high-end fashion and classy restaurants, but local neighborhoods are suffering from...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on May 15, 2009 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 1748 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Phyllis Seidman's family files claim against Palo Alto after SUV kills her on on Cowper Ave.

Phyllis Seidman was using her wheelchair in a crosswalk on Cowper Ave. (near Embarcadero Rd.) when an unidentified SUV driver...

Original post made by John on May. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1956 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another fatality on Caltrain - poses questions

Another fatality today on Caltrain, the third in less than two weeks, should cause Caltrain to ask itself some tough questions....

Original post made by Resident on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 15, 2009 at 4:56 am | 5 comments | 1995 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High student killed by train; school mourns

The 16-year-old male killed by Caltrain Tuesday morning at the East Meadow Drive crossing was a student at Gunn High School,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by bernard, on May 15, 2009 at 1:29 am | 191 comments | 11681 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault victim completes her emotional testimony

At times weeping into the arms of a court support person, "Jane Doe," the 18-year-old former Gunn High School student who...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 14, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 28 comments | 2510 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World

The National Intelligence Council fires up the crystal ball and lays out some long-term global political,economic, social...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1900 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cheney on Colin Powell: "I didn't know he was still a Republican"

Former Vice President Dick Cheney took an extraordinary public swipe at Colin Powell Sunday, questioning in a TV interview...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on May 14, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 94 comments | 2789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can someone summarize Facebook lecture?

Anyone go to this? Can someone summarize for me? I can't leave my children at home alone. Thank you. FACEBOOK FOR...

Original post made by Ma on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 14, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 7 comments | 2141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found: Iphone downtown area

I found an Iphone in the downtown area. If someone is missing one, I'll be taking to to the PAPD found department soon....

Original post made by RS on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by RS, on May 14, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 7 comments | 1825 Views

SPORTS

It's Menlo vs. Bellarmine in CCS tennis finale

It will be No. 1 against No. 2 when the Central Coast Section boys' team tournament title is decided on Friday at the Courtside...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Savides, on May 14, 2009 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 2051 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Psssst ... can you keep a secret?

Upon realizing that our interview will be taped and transcribed for publication, Phil Zimmermann undergoes a subtle metamorphosis....

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by DERoss, on May 14, 2009 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 1997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park program trims 'achievement gap'

At-risk students are achieving meaningful gains in reading, mathematics and school attitudes in a small "College Bound" program...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 14, 2009 at 8:38 am | 47 comments | 3038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reigniting the University Avenue Pedestrian Mall Initiative

Imagine this: University Ave-- from the CalTrain to Waverley-- transformed into a pedestrian-only urban park complete with...

Original post made by James Thompson on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 14, 2009 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 2292 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12237 posted Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 10:57...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:43 am | 2 comments | 2171 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Palo Alto Co-op Market

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Nov. 22, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:41 am | 2 comments | 8780 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why we need local fresh food

If you are interested in saving our local farmlands so that we can continue to buy fresh produce, and if you are interested...

Original post made by Resident on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:37 am | 33 comments | 1905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

BUSINESS TAX: $150 tax on Stanford and Foothill students to be included? Why not?

Tax on artists, tax on writers, tax on architects, tax on the arts on general, galleries,all retail, etc., tax on gardeners,...

Original post made by solon on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 13, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1838 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why is bike to work thread restricted to registered users?

Is bike to work so controversial that it needs to be kept to registered users? My comment would have been that the schools...

Original post made by Resident on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by RS, on May 13, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1924 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Permanent ink

Tattoo artist Rev. Todd works on a gargoyle tattoo for Alex Maffei at Homeward Bound Tattoo in Redwood City on Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on May 13, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 1784 Views
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