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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

9.25% Sales Tax

I went out today and did some shopping, got my hair cut, and had dinner with my husband. Wow, it's very shocking to have...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 8, 2009 at 2:24 am | 9 comments | 1994 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Q&A with Harold Luft, director of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute

In the following edited Q&A with the Weekly, which will continue next Friday, Luft offers a glimpse into the health care...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by johnmayer76, on Apr 8, 2009 at 1:57 am | 3 comments | 2278 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US moves on Iran nuclear trade

"New York prosecutors joined with the Obama administration on Tuesday to shut down a China-based network that allegedly supplied...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 7, 2009 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1774 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain, rail agency accede to Palo Alto protest

Faced with outrage and confusion from Palo Alto and other Peninsula cities, the Caltrain board of directors has revised its...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by agum, on Apr 7, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 62 comments | 5199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Getting to the basics of 'civic engagement'

Seeking to promote civic engagement, Palo Alto city officials are preparing to unveil a comprehensive "civic action plan"...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by FYI, on Apr 7, 2009 at 6:08 pm | 21 comments | 2611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Students post college rejections for all to see

In something of a tradition at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools, some seniors this week chose to post their college rejection...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Apr 7, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 13 comments | 20912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

can anyone clarify the Terman issue?

Hi new neighbors -- we recently moved to Palo Alto - love the sunny skies and friendly welcomes we've gotten...finally crawling...

Original post made by new girl in town on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by thrilled with Terman/Gunn, on Apr 7, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 14 comments | 2584 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Young Mountain View woman killed in Oakland

A young woman who was killed in Oakland early Tuesday was identified as 17-year-old Mountain View resident Tamara Thompson,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by adan, on Apr 7, 2009 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1934 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What did the Vatican Know?

looks like the Vatican knew about the pedophile priest problem for over 50 years and did nothing about it. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/03/us/03church.html?_r=1&hpw "The...

Original post made by Vatican watcher on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Vatican watcher, on Apr 7, 2009 at 7:05 am | 12 comments | 1785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior Dogs: arthritis medication -> Etodolac

Hi, Have you used Etodolac for your pet? If so, I am interested in finding out if your pet experienced any adverse reaction? My...

Original post made by Doggie\'s Mom on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Nora charles, on Apr 7, 2009 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 1922 Views

SPORTS

Women's hoops season ends in the Final Four

For the next few days it may be hard for senior Jillian Harmon and her Stanford teammates to recognize their accomplishments...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Nora charles, on Apr 7, 2009 at 12:20 am | 3 comments | 2162 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill-De Anza Chancellor Martha Kanter tapped by Obama

President Barack Obama has named Martha Kanter, chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District serving northerly...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Martha fan, on Apr 7, 2009 at 12:04 am | 9 comments | 2348 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Soccer Club - Palo Alto Blue Thunder, GU10 (Born After 7/31/99)

Palo Alto's only Class 1 girls U10 soccer team (Palo Alto Soccer Club 00G Blue Thunder, born after 7/31/99) is looking for...

Original post made by Walter Leclerc on Apr. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2715 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Doctor convicted in Internet prescriptions case

A Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressants to a Stanford student who later committed suicide has...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Clotho, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 5 comments | 2040 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The One Banker Who Got It

http://www.forbes.com/2009/04/03/banking-andy-beal-business-wall-street-beal.html Fascinating story about this banker...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perepective, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 1869 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds accuse Lozano's of bilking workers

A local car wash has been cheating workers out of their pay on slow business days, the U.S. Department of Labor reported...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Apr 6, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 4 comments | 2047 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Palo Alto firefighter pleads no contest to fraud

A former City of Palo Alto firefighter could face four years in prison for scamming on her worker's compensation claim, according...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Apr 6, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 1947 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto firefighter pleads guilty to workers' compensation fraud

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/04/06/BA9Q16TIV3.DTL ...

Original post made by Rush on Apr. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2003 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Projector fire forces Stanford Theatre evacuation

The Stanford Theatre in Palo Alto will likely be closed Friday due to a small fire that prompted an evacuation of the theater...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by musical, on Apr 5, 2009 at 8:45 pm | 7 comments | 3390 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama outlines sweeping goal of nuclear-free world

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090405/ap_on_go_pr_wh/eu_obama By AP press, a link to an article about Pres Obama's plan...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 5, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 1879 Views
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