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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls new co-generation power plant

Palo Alto's utilities officials are exploring a plan to bring a co-generation power plant to the city. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 10, 2009 at 10:02 am | 7 comments | 1952 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama is suddenly silent on Gaza

His Emptiness, having made many scripted responses on Afghanistan and Iraq is suddenly silent, in real time, when it comes...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 10, 2009 at 9:51 am | 77 comments | 2435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launching 'Open City Hall' online forum

Palo Alto will debut an online public forum today aimed at increasing "civic engagement" by allowing residents to post comments...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by No votes please, on Jan 9, 2009 at 11:47 pm | 18 comments | 2302 Views

MOVIES

Tyler Hanley's top films

1. Milk: Thanks to a powerhouse performance by perennial Oscar magnet Sean Penn and considerate direction from an auteur...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2009 at 10:30 pm | 5 comments | 4619 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Paly advances to CCS football championship

Palo Alto will play in its fourth straight Central Coast Section football championship game following a 38-8 blasting of...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by hraffel, on Jan 9, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 12 comments | 2504 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sarah Palin's Daughter's Motherhood

Stuff happens with families. Teenage pregancy is one of them. Sarah Palin seems to have a moral compass as long as it...

Original post made by A Boomer on Jan. 3, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 9, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 51 comments | 2478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearing Thursday on Oregon Expressway plans

A public hearing Thursday will examine revised draft plans for $2.5 billion in improvements on eight county expressways,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 9, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 14 comments | 2076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto first in state for 'advanced degrees'

Palo Alto has more adults with advanced educational degrees than any other community its size in California, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 9, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 10 comments | 2155 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women set hoop marks in 112-35 rout

The Stanford women's basketball team took all the suspense out of its game with visiting Washington within the first four...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by John, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local historian Carol Murden dies

Carol Murden, a longtime advocate for historic preservation and awareness in Palo Alto, died Dec. 27, surrounded by family....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Scott Preston, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 2135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lloyd Thacker Coming to M-A on Feb. 4

The Menlo-Atherton High School Parent Education Series is offering a special event open to the Menlo Park and Palo Alto communities....

Original post made by Charlene Margot on Jan. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2034 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto 'Zombie Bandit' arrested in Wyoming

Wyoming state police arrested a Palo Alto bank robbery suspect known as the "Zombie Bandit" in Albany County near Laramie...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Jan 9, 2009 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 2053 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

World opinion? Pshaw!

A world that gets apoplectic over scratch and tickle at Abu Graib and enhances interrogation at Gitmo, and yet lets actions...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:36 am | 9 comments | 1962 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eating Squirrel Meat Makes a Comeback

RARE roast beef splashed with meaty jus, pork enrobed in luscious crackling fat, perhaps a juicy, plump chicken ... these...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jan 9, 2009 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 1957 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Need build the sound wall between 101 & W. Bay shore Rd.

Traffic ! Traffic ! too much traffic increased, and too much noise impact the residential area, especially, for new condos...

Original post made by jenny on Jan. 4, 2009
Last comment by deaf & blind, on Jan 8, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 6 comments | 2064 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA police chief to meet with community

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis will have his first "Chat with the Chief" meeting with the community at 6 p.m. next...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Yes, he is really good PR guy, on Jan 8, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 1926 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Zombie Bandit' may have robbed Palo Alto bank

Santa Rosa police said today a suspect in the Dec. 22 robbery of a Washington Mutual Bank in that city is also suspected...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Popeye, on Jan 8, 2009 at 11:25 am | 4 comments | 1991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Drekmeier, Morton named mayor, vice mayor

Environmental activist Peter Drekmeier and outspoken accountant Jack Morton were chosen as mayor and vice mayor Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Big Al, on Jan 7, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 40 comments | 2678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Choirs Sweep Anaheim Heritage Festival Awards

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Original post made by Theresa on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by Shannon, on Jan 7, 2009 at 9:52 pm | 10 comments | 6546 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Europe faces energy crisis as Vladimir Putin cuts Russian gas supply

As I have regularly predicted in this forum, Europe is one gas valve closure away from disaster. This latest move by Putin...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 7, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 15 comments | 1828 Views
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