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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stem-cell research building opens at Stanford

Stanford University Wednesday (Oct. 27) celebrated the opening of a new $200 million stem cell research building, which the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Leon, on Oct 28, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 2672 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unusual radio interference in Palo Alto lately

I'm getting serious interference with my home radio signal -- is anyone else having this problem? Who do I contact locally...

Original post made by Radio Listener on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by just thinkin', on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 15 comments | 2935 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tariq Aziz sentenced to the gallows

The liberation of Iraq by GWB, which was a truly a historical event of great dimensions, nevertheless produced a final accounting...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Support Iraqis, then and now, on Oct 28, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 5 comments | 6504 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Rich May Field' planned for East Palo Alto

Supporters of a plan to build a new all-weather sports field in East Palo Alto will attend a Planning Commission meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2010 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 2238 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why was Juan Williams fired by NPR?

I'm not a big fan of NPR, becasue they are leftists, but I must say that even I could not have devised a better method of...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by Privatize NPR, on Oct 28, 2010 at 6:37 am | 46 comments | 4306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City workers accept benefit cuts in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's largest labor union has agreed to a one-year contract with the city and vowed to seek a more collaborative tone...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jack Spratt, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 40 comments | 4660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School enrollment rides the roller coaster

With Palo Alto elementary classrooms filled to overflowing this fall, old timers wince at the memory of having closed 11...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Here, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 2724 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Climate change hysteria at City Hall tonight, apparently

Apparently there is some type of climate change propaganda event going on tonight, at City Hall. My neighbor got an invitation...

Original post made by Sally on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by sceptical, on Oct 27, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 1994 Views

AROUND TOWN

why no uproar?

So I'm curious. The Mitchell Park Library was demoed recently, and along with it all its trees. Were these trees not as...

Original post made by I\'m curious on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Stanley, on Oct 27, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 15 comments | 2148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools hit the 12,000 mark in enrollment

Palo Alto's K-12 school enrollment shattered the 12,000 mark in new figures released Thursday. This fall's student headcount...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 27, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 19 comments | 3191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto gives emphatic "NO!" to rail station

California's high-speed rail system should not stop in Palo Alto as it speeds between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 27, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 39 comments | 2616 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We want a large grocery store

I have been keeping track of basic groceries that I am unable to get at Midtown Safeway and are always available at larger...

Original post made by Safeway Shopper on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Try Mi Pueblo, on Oct 27, 2010 at 10:52 am | 81 comments | 4422 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three vie for two seats on EPA City Council

Two years ago, nine candidates vied for three seats on the East Palo Alto City Council in the November election. Since then,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:42 am | 7 comments | 2919 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car hits, flips ambulance on El Camino in Palo Alto

Five people were taken to the hospital after a Toyota sedan collided with an ambulance at Oregon Expressway and El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 27, 2010 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 2066 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Truth about Social Security

Social Security pays to keep working people (and their dependents and survivors) out of poverty when they are old. It spreads...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Slick, on Oct 27, 2010 at 5:23 am | 1 comment | 2046 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto committee blasts rail station proposal

Palo Alto's chances of hosting a high-speed-rail station suffered a heavy blow Thursday morning, when a City Council committee...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jack B Nimble, on Oct 26, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 35 comments | 3067 Views

SPORTS

Stanford pins down idea for an outdoor wrestling match

The squared circle meets center court when the Stanford wrestling team opens its season in a rare event: an outdoor dual...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 26, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 2419 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail authority lags in response to auditor's report

Six months after State Auditor Elaine Howle released a scathing report about California's proposed high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by YIMBY, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 11 comments | 2381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school parents poll - computer game time weekly

I'd like to poll parents of Palo Alto high school kids - 1) how much time on a average per week does your high school kid...

Original post made by Paly mom on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by paly parent, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 9 comments | 1962 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Herbal Supplements to be outlawed to E.U., U.S. next

In less than a year, virtually all medicinal herbs will be illegal in the European Union. http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2002/sep/14/medicineandhealth.lifeandhealth In...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 2004 Views
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