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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our Town: Stanford growth challenged

When Stanford received a new general use permit (GUP) in 2000 from Santa Clara County, the approval allowed Stanford to build...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by Stanford researcher, on Nov 29, 2008 at 5:43 pm | 3 comments | 2034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Computer Recycling Curbside pickup

Last week a flyer was left by a company/organization that is picking up tvs and computer items curbside. I lost the flyer...

Original post made by Midtowner on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 29, 2008 at 12:26 pm | 6 comments | 2470 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect in strong-arm robberies arrested

Palo Alto and Menlo Park police Tuesday night apprehended a suspect in at least some of the series of purse-snatch robberies...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Nov 29, 2008 at 10:37 am | 65 comments | 2663 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Black Friday' at Stanford Shopping Center

"Black Friday" shoppers Jennie Tran (left) and Nancy Louie (right) receive free reusable shopping bags Friday morning as...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Nov 28, 2008 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 2428 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman smacks would-be robber with cane

A 55-year-old woman walking with a cane fought off a teenage boy who attempted to rob her in a Palo Alto grocery store parking...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by just wondering, on Nov 28, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 53 comments | 2906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board: Fight 'devastating' state $$ cuts

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Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Caught sleeping, on Nov 28, 2008 at 1:48 pm | 45 comments | 3735 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shots fired near Menlo Park police officers

Menlo Park police conducting a DUI traffic stop early this morning took cover after five to seven gunshots were fired in...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by YouShouldKnoW, on Nov 28, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 8 comments | 2106 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 | 2017 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford grad named a Rhodes Scholar

Sarah B. Kleinman, who received a bachelor's degree in history from Stanford in 2007, is one of 32 Americans named recipients...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 27, 2008 at 11:33 am | 4 comments | 2024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three-hour parking in Palo Alto through Jan. 2

The Palo Alto Police Department is giving early holiday gifts this season in the form of an additional free hour of street...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Nina Renee, on Nov 27, 2008 at 10:58 am | 5 comments | 2150 Views

AROUND TOWN

A turkey's eye view of Thanksgiving

A white turkey hen walks in her pen at Deer Hollow Farms in Mountain View on Tuesday, Nov. 25. Two turkeys at Deer Hollow...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 26, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 2 comments | 2067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain opens new California Avenue platform

A new platform for northbound riders at Caltrain's California Avenue station in Palo Alto opened on Saturday, part of $35...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Richard, on Nov 26, 2008 at 9:00 pm | 23 comments | 2324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hold Woodside man at gunpoint

Alan Lucas, an 82-year-old Woodside man living in the 100 block of Marva Oaks Drive, came home around 2 p.m. Tuesday to find...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2310 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Real Problem With Sarah Palin

I view Gov. Palin as having some inate capabilities that a succesful politician must have, and the potential to go from her...

Original post made by A Boomer on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 26, 2008 at 4:16 pm | 241 comments | 7591 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Johnson's retirement saddens department

Reactions to Palo Alto Police Chief Lynne Johnson's announced retirement range from sadness to a recounting of the good she...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Not Just a "Misspeak", on Nov 26, 2008 at 3:40 pm | 13 comments | 1852 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wisdom from the past

The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom...

Original post made by Mary Carlstead on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Me Too, on Nov 26, 2008 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 1988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three more from Stanford join Obama transition team

Two more Stanford University faculty members and a senior researcher have been named as advisors to the transition team of...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Nov 26, 2008 at 1:30 pm | 3 comments | 2072 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woodside resident finds burglars inside home

"A Woodside resident was restrained by intruders Tuesday afternoon after interrupting a burglary at his home, according to...

Original post made by Kim on Nov. 26, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air Nights

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Original post made by Walker on Dec. 18, 2006
Last comment by Greg K, on Nov 26, 2008 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 4802 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush Pardons

Care to project who will get pardoned before he leaves office?...

Original post made by A Boomer on Nov. 23, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 26, 2008 at 9:17 am | 37 comments | 2750 Views
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