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AROUND TOWN

Saucer-like solar car halts in Palo Alto

A modern-day solar gypsy, Marcelo da Luz, took a Palo Alto break this week waiting for more sun and hoping for more money...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Mar 1, 2009 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 8051 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sets study session on fiber Wednesday

Palo Alto's decade-long hopes to install a citywide fiber-optic communications network -- threatened by the international...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by HST, on Mar 1, 2009 at 9:15 am | 25 comments | 2163 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barack now trying to decrease Charity, Affordable Housing

Every time I think that every bad idea has been proposed, the White House and Congressional Leaders come up with another...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 1, 2009 at 8:20 am | 11 comments | 1852 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stocks drop as Obama speech and housing data weigh

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks fell on Wednesday as investors found little new in a major speech by President Barack Obama...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 1, 2009 at 8:09 am | 27 comments | 1905 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Palo Alto, Bells share boys' CCS soccer title

They played 110 minutes in the Central Coast Section Division I boys' soccer title match on Saturday at Milpitas High. When...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents rail against proposed high-speed train, demand transparency, involvement

It began with a series of casual chats between neighbors in the Southgate neighborhood before it spilled over to other parts...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 1, 2009 at 12:31 am | 66 comments | 3859 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Attention Palo Alto cycling enthusiasts

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Original post made by Terrified driver on Jul. 14, 2007
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 28, 2009 at 11:56 pm | 25 comments | 4031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After years of talk, Lytton Plaza changes on the way

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Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by No more Roxy Rapp!, on Feb 28, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 25 comments | 3012 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man is shot, wounded in East Palo Alto

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Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Rose, on Feb 28, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 4 comments | 2145 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'TravelBlog' added to Palo Alto Online

When the mapped-out Wall Street investment-banking career of lifelong Palo Altan Keith Schuman was rudely interrupted last...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jane Molony, on Feb 28, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 2030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zoning out

The now notorious "PC" zone allows developers to build projects bigger and denser than zoning allows, as long as the projects...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by kbgkbgnet, on Feb 27, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 10 comments | 2173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Telling a tale

Ohlone Elementary School students will be performing "The Monkey King," a Chinese fable, this weekend to mark the first year...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by JSD, on Feb 27, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 2376 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Race Cowards? In Academia, Certainly

From todays Investment Business Daily---http://www.ibdeditorials.com/IBDArticles.aspx?id=320283863033633 "Attorney General...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by samuel, on Feb 27, 2009 at 2:17 pm | 22 comments | 1969 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A on eBay: Online Auction for Menlo-Atherton is a true "Fun-Raiser"

Menlo-Atherton’s Foundation for the Future is holding its second “M-A on eBay” auction March 22-29th. Up for bid are fabulous...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Feb. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Urban forest' neighbors need stronger protections

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Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by dan, on Feb 26, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 17 comments | 2849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Someone in Palo Alto has winning lottery ticket?

No one has yet claimed a winning "Fantasy 5" lottery ticket worth $118,752 that was purchased Sunday at a Palo Alto convenience...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 26, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 4 comments | 2550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County gets chunk of stimulus funds

Santa Clara County will get the largest slice -- $25.6 million -- of $490 million in federal stimulus funds for transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Not in my Name, on Feb 26, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 9 comments | 2137 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How California Became France

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123517419077037281.html This editorial, by Matthew Kaminski of the Wall Street Journal,...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 26, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 32 comments | 2199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tunnels to be considered for high-speed rail

As Palo Altans continue to define their love-hate relationship with the high-speed-rail project, residents and city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Sara Armstrong, on Feb 26, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 109 comments | 20677 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The world's strangest laws

9. In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on Sundays can be jailed. 8. In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry a concealed...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 26, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1968 Views
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