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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The "Broken Windows" Theory of Crime Proves Correct

http://www.economist.com/science/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12630201&CFID=31056247&CFTOKEN=41038121 Recently, I've noticed...

Original post made by Sanford Forte on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 25, 2008 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 2210 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Train kills pedestrian in Redwood City

A train fatally struck a male pedestrian in Redwood City Wednesday night, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cecelia M. Horn, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:48 am | 8 comments | 2210 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Leaving home

Audrey Blabon, 79, waited patiently in a plastic chair last Thursday for her weekly doctor's visit at Casa Olga -- one of...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by New Grad Nurse, on Dec 9, 2009 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 2210 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Life of pioneering pilot Elinor Smith remembered

Elinor Smith Sullivan, 98, one of the world's earliest and most renowned female pilots, died of kidney failure at Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 9, 2010 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 2210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concerts, classes and culture

Yiddish may be commonly thought of as declining, but Judith Kunofsky doesn't agree. Locally, Kunofsky sees both Yiddish language...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lori Shapiro, on Feb 7, 2010 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 2210 Views

AROUND TOWN

underpass closure - no flooding

There is an underpass connecting East Bayshore & West Bayshore, between Oregon & San Antonio, which is normally scheduled...

Original post made by BayshoreBiker on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Jul 21, 2011 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 2210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford biz school lays off 12 percent of staff

The Stanford Graduate School of Business laid off 49 employees, or 12 percent of its staff, earlier this month because of...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by wondering, on Jan 27, 2009 at 9:37 am | 15 comments | 2209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto 'outsourcing' to help balance budget

The budget ax could fall with less force than feared in Palo Alto after city officials gradually restored 14 positions that...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Long time resident, on Jun 23, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 2209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes changes to recycling program

After years of dwindling usage and shrinking space, Palo Alto's recycling center will shutter for good in February -- the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Nov 2, 2011 at 6:33 pm | 20 comments | 2209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly journalism teacher wins Columbia University award

Palo Alto High School journalism and English teacher Esther Wojcicki has received an "excellence in teaching" award from...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Apr 22, 2011 at 10:56 am | 8 comments | 2209 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bayshore stop nets three Oakland murder suspects

Three murder suspects from Oakland were taken into custody along U.S. Highway 101 late Wednesday afternoon -- without incident...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by karma, on Jul 30, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 4 comments | 2209 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another driveway robbery this a.m. in Palo Alto

An armed robber snagged a Palo Alto woman's purse shortly after midnight this morning (Saturday, Jan. 8) just after she had...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Ladrome, on Jan 10, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 20 comments | 2209 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police seek witnesses to campus assault

The Stanford Department of Public Safety is asking that witnesses or those with information about an assault that took place...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by student, on Sep 12, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 2209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Remembering the Bomb, Forgetting Why

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Original post made by ng on Aug. 9, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 10, 2008 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 2209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tom Friedman Argues for New Energy Revolution

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Original post made by Left of Boom on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 10, 2008 at 8:40 am | 5 comments | 2209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin Only Visits "Pro-America" States

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Original post made by Whatta Gal - You Betcha! on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 19, 2008 at 9:15 am | 16 comments | 2209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama may NOT be eligible for the office

Legal action filed on behalf Dr. Alan Keyes, to prevent California Secretary of State Debra Bowen from certifying Electors,...

Original post made by Not in my name on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 28, 2008 at 10:35 am | 17 comments | 2209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The world has changed

Contrary to what some posters to these forums have said, the recent piracy situation called for a more reasoned approach...

Original post made by Peter on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 14, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 57 comments | 2209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Match girl in the city of light

William Byron Webster is used to talking to newspapers. He's been a community activist in his city of East Palo Alto for...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 17, 2013 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 2209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Newcomer takes funding lead in Assembly race

A venture capitalist from Menlo Park has surged past two political veterans in the race for campaign fundraising, all but...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by PJ, on Feb 3, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 10 comments | 2208 Views
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