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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Banks delay foreclosures to collect more late fees

I read an interesting financial article this week in the Orlando Sentinel. I heard some of its points discussed today in...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Benefit, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 2083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Luxury hotel plan slammed in city review

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Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Ash, on Aug 2, 2009 at 8:48 am | 41 comments | 4706 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

has Obama beaten the Bush recession?

Today's Wall Street Journal estimates that the national economy (GDP) bottomed out during the spring and should swing upward...

Original post made by Greg on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Aug 2, 2009 at 12:34 am | 14 comments | 2000 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

King Plaza Farmers Market

For those of you who went to "King" plaza today (aka Civic Center Plaza) to buy at the City subsidized "Farmers Market, I...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by brian, on Aug 1, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 6 comments | 1899 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

web publishing amateurs

Greetings embarcaderopublishing.com AKA web publishing amateurs. Your 1001 Laurel Web site embedded flash video ad known...

Original post made by Miguel del Adobe bin Annoyed on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 1, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos Neighborhoods

What once was a brief stop on the Southern Pacific Railroad evolved after World War II to a tree-lined city providing a quiet...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kim K, on Aug 1, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 2538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letter: City employees should volunteer pay cuts

Here's a letter that was posted in the Almanac that I wanted to repost here. I believe it has direct relevance to Palo Alto...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by manager, on Aug 1, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 8 comments | 2239 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health and Pension Costs to Cripple Palo Alto's Future?

As this article from the Mercury News explains, pension and health costs for retirees will soon make it almost impossible...

Original post made by Dave on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Retiree, on Aug 1, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 7 comments | 1794 Views

SPORTS

4,000 volunteers needed for Senior Games

With 119 days left until an estimated 30,000 people descend on Palo Alto for the 2009 Summer National Senior Games, organizers...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by June Benjamin, on Aug 1, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 11 comments | 3221 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"CLEAR, HOLD, BUILD"

Our president appears to be developing a surge strategy in Afghanistan, one with some teeth. This is based on the notion...

Original post made by Gary on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 1, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 13 comments | 1856 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

9/11 Style Commission to investigate Financial Meltdown

I was quite excited to see that there is going to be a "9/11 Style" Economic Meltdown Commission. Until I read the article....

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by nonono, on Aug 1, 2009 at 8:21 am | 13 comments | 1842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education options shrink for local college students

In ways large and small, local schools are feeling the consequences of California's fiscal tradeoffs -- not only in cuts...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Juanita, on Aug 1, 2009 at 1:14 am | 11 comments | 2385 Views

RESTAURANTS

Loui Loui Steakhouse

Three of us tried Loui Loui on a Tuesday night. It had gotten a very good review in the Weekly. Perhaps we got a different...

Original post made by elaine on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by George, on Aug 1, 2009 at 12:38 am | 2 comments | 3899 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Investigation busts huge heroin-smuggling ring

A major heroin-smuggling operation that fed the addictive drug into East Palo Alto, Oakland and San Francisco and funneled...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Whose sleeping, on Jul 31, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 6 comments | 2052 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Global Warming is the new religion of the First World urban cities

Geologist Iam Plimer takes a contrary view, arguing that man-made climate change is a con trick perpetrated by environmentalists...

Original post made by food for thought on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 31, 2009 at 7:06 pm | 10 comments | 2213 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Cheesecake' fire closes next-door restaurant

A small fire behind the Cheesecake Factory restaurant in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday night has resulted in the temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Christine Suppes, on Jul 31, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 4454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B>HOLD THE APPLAUSE ... </B>City Manager<B> James Keene</B> earned an unexpected standing ovation from the Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by city worker, on Jul 31, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 2073 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto/Palo Alto bus links to be cut?

Four out of six bus lines that link East Palo Alto and Palo Alto may be eliminated or cut back due to budget cuts by SamTrans,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Donald, on Jul 31, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 2425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small Cheesecake Factory fire closes University

A small fire behind the Cheesecake Factory restaurant in downtown Palo Alto closed University Avenue for a time early this...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by mo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 2:35 pm | 3 comments | 2179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carlsen Volvo Car Show

100 VOLVOS IN PALO ALTO, CA Yes, its true…We are on track to have the largest Volvo gathering in the last 8 years...

Original post made by Larry Fuhs on Jul. 31, 2009
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Nobu confirmed to open in Palo Alto
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And one more makes three
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Secretary of Plate
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New York College Tours
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Family Planning: Both Agree Before Getting Pregnant
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