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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Presidential Pardon Request Website

Comedy Central has setup a web form for requesting a Presidential Pardon while the getting is good. Have fun with it! http://blog.indecision2008.com/2009/01/12/geta-your-own-of...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 13, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 1882 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congressional Budget Office reports that US debt will rise to 90% of GDP

President Obama's fiscal 2011 budget will generate nearly $10 trillion in cumulative budget deficits over the next 10 years,...

Original post made by It just keeps getting better on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 14, 2010 at 5:54 am | 18 comments | 1882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former school board member Aggie Robinson dies at 92

Agnes Robinson, universally known as "Aggie" during a lifetime dedicated to progressive activism, died early Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 4, 2011 at 11:43 pm | 4 comments | 1882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'opportunistic bullies' or Thug class Invasion?

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Original post made by Dee Nile on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jed Cooper, on Nov 1, 2008 at 1:22 pm | 5 comments | 1881 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

GALLUP: 'Record-High 41% of Americans now say global warming is exaggerated'...

As recently as 2006, significantly more Americans thought the news underestimated the seriousness of global warming than...

Original post made by Samuel on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 6 comments | 1881 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford posts biggest-ever investment loss

Poor investment results at Stanford University have led to more than 400 staff layoffs, a campus-wide salary freeze, program...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by susie, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:14 am | 14 comments | 1881 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developments trigger downtown Palo Alto study

Two new buildings in downtown Palo Alto, coupled with a flurry of complaints from downtown residents about parking, have...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:28 am | 13 comments | 1881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Gutless wonder, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1881 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins first showdown with SHP in new league

==BI Wednesday's prep baseball== In recent years, Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School meeting in baseball usually meant only...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Phil Kelly, on Mar 20, 2014 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 1881 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Driver arrested after fatal Portola Valley crash

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Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Hayley, on Oct 31, 2008 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1881 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The iconic image of freedom in the 20th century...where is Obama?

There were many acts of individual courage in the 20th century, but this unidentified Chinese fellow is at, or near, the...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 11, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1881 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Virus battery could 'power cars'

New breakthrough at MIT http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7977585.stm "Viruses have been used to help build batteries...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1881 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

iPhone/iPad Apps For Seniors Part 2 Traveling

A few weeks ago, a group of British scientists, studying the genetics of aging using worms, showed that a specific gene,...

Original post made by Editor Silver Buzz Cafe on Jun. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1881 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Golf course, flood projects on hold

A long-planned effort to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek suffered...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 10, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1881 Views

RESTAURANTS

Marge Bruno

A wiry bundle of energy greets a ring of the doorbell at the Los Altos home of Marge and Mike Bruno. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Anna Maria, on Aug 8, 2013 at 12:22 am | 1 comment | 1880 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are you looking for a home?

I'd like to talk to real people who are looking to buy a home -- ideally who set out last year but got discouraged, didn't...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, Palo Alto Weekly associate editor on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1880 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After Prop R Fails

What's the appropriate response by the city council to the Fire Fighters Union after Prop R fails? I think the council should...

Original post made by bill kelly on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by bill, on Nov 6, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 7 comments | 1880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School enrollment could rise 5 percent by 2018

Under new demographic forecasts, enrollment in Palo Alto's 17 schools is likely to rise 5 percent by 2018 before tapering...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Feb 23, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 9 comments | 1880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any online classes which can replace Living Skills?

My son is a Paly sophomore who is taking music and language so he doesn't have any room for electives. Next year, when he...

Original post made by Mom of a Paly kid on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Experienced Mom, on Jan 18, 2012 at 10:17 am | 11 comments | 1880 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View man arrested for hate crime

A 26-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Wednesday evening for a hate crime, police say, after he allegedly yelled a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Race Card Denied, on Oct 7, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 13 comments | 1880 Views
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