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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Internet Server Crashes Again -- On a Weekend Again

What happened this time that affected the computer access of the police, fire, and libraries in north Palo Alto? Why did...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Mar 29, 2009 at 5:32 am | 11 comments | 2069 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drug Bust at Barron Park Elementary

Just after 4AM on Sunday a security guard at BPE observed three subjects with drug paraphernalia at BPE. 3 PAPD units responded...

Original post made by qq on Mar. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley Tower

Does anyone know what schools are represented by the mascots (mosiacs) on the Cubberley tower? It seems there is a Cubberley...

Original post made by Megan Bennett on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Megan Bennett, on Mar 28, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 3 comments | 1983 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

AIG and the Bail Out

Things are heating up all over the place 1/ Anger Over Firm Depletes Obama's Political Capital President Obama's...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Mar 28, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 66 comments | 7449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High Speed Rail Impact to Palo Alto

I just waw this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14abZE2syno created by a Resident of Palo Alto, Jim McFall. It...

Original post made by just saw this on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 28, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 7 comments | 1785 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 | 2426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to reduce funding for Senior Games

Faced with a looming budget shortfall, the City of Palo Alto plans to trim its contributions to the Senior Games by about...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 28, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 13 comments | 2046 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police chief to meet with residents

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns will hold a meeting with residents to talk about crime and other police issues...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Earth to Chief, on Mar 28, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1977 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Hills

"One and a half acres, across from a golf course, view of the San Francisco Bay, seven oak trees — it was like a wish...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Marijke Huijsman, on Mar 28, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What do you think the results will be of Geithner's latest Banking plan?

In fact, what is Geithner's latest Banking plan? I am reading that Banks and Geithner are reaching some kind of truce, but...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What about MIDDLE school math texts?

There's been a lot of discussion about the elementary school text adoption, with people hating on Everyday Math. What about...

Original post made by jordan parent on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Perpective, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:21 am | 22 comments | 3491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congress to Bail Out Ailing Newspapers?

http://news.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/03/27/1515245 I'm not sure how I feel about this. On the one hand, there is...

Original post made by Sun and Sand on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:14 am | 3 comments | 7117 Views

BOOKS

Ramblin' man

He's not your everyday ordinary Joe. In fact, there's a little something extraordinary about 28-year-old Joseph "Cello Joe"...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by joey, on Mar 28, 2009 at 3:09 am | 4 comments | 4484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to get $663K in federal stimulus funds

Palo Alto will get $663,000 in federal energy efficiency funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Rep. Anna...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by A Former employee, on Mar 27, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 2004 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Update on Releasing Guantanamo guys here...

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.18e9e5692442aa61d7510553b5ffc14e.e01&show_article=1 Update above on releasing...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 27, 2009 at 6:32 pm | 10 comments | 2187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Taking a hard look at the CEQA lawsuit against the CHSRA:

There are rumors about Palo Alto’s city council being split more or less 50/50 about filing an amicus brief to join the...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Mar. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2056 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO; The golden rule

Who could imagine that the slide rule, once ubiquitous in high school mathematics classes, would be used to figure the odds...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 27, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 8038 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Asian dust cloud reaches Bay Area today

A giant high-altitude cloud of desert dust and urban pollutants from China will reach the Bay Area today. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 27, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 26 comments | 2186 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man is shot and wounded in East Palo Alto

A 43-year-old Menlo Park man with a lower-back gunshot wound was found early this morning by East Palo Alto police. The shooting...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Get a clue, on Mar 27, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 9 comments | 2025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhoods In China Protest High Speed Rail

In a country where protests were once outlawed, Chinese citizens have organized protests and neighborhood groups, and they...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Lessons from China, on Mar 27, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 8 comments | 7540 Views
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