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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Employment entrance exams?

It has occured to me that a relatively simple fix can fix our educational and social problems in this country: Allow employers...

Original post made by Kevin on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:02 am | 15 comments | 2217 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Toyota to Recall 437,000 Hybrids World-Wide

A reluctant Toyota Motor Corp. announced Tuesday a global recall of its flagship Prius and other gasoline-electric hybrid...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 11, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1968 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hunger crisis hits local counties, survey shows

One in four people are at risk for hunger in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, according to a report to be released by...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by random thoughts, on Feb 11, 2010 at 5:23 am | 7 comments | 2005 Views

SPORTS

Jeremy Lin among 11 finalists for the Bob Cousy Award

Coming out of Palo Alto High in 2006, Jeremy Lin did not receive a single scholarship offer from a Division I basketball...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by JLFAN, on Feb 10, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 1 comment | 3925 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release sketch in Mountain View sex assault

Mountain View police are asking for help in catching the man who sexually assaulted a woman last month outside her home on...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 7 comments | 2284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burdette earns her first career Pac-10 Player of the Week honor

==BI Peg Barnard Invite set to tee off == Senior Lindsay Burdette gives the Stanford women's tennis team a pretty good...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by MorginDulsia, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 2132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford tennis teams get down to business this week

The Stanford men's and women's tennis teams head into this week with identical 4-0 records, but their schedules won't be...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by MorginDulsia@aol.com, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 2024 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA prepares for Page Mill lawsuit negotiations

East Palo Alto officials and the city's biggest landlord will begin negotiations next week in hopes of settling more than...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Feb 10, 2010 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 2500 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Destination Palo Alto' may be scrapped

Visitors to Palo Alto's largest hotels may soon be asked to subsidize the city's effort to market itself as a world-class...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 23 comments | 2278 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Safeway clerk sentenced for dealing drugs

Cayetano Figueroa-Fernandez, a 32-year-old stock clerk at the Safeway supermarket on El Camino Real in Menlo Park, was sentenced...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>TOO FAST FOR CONDITIONS ... </B>When is driving 15 mph considered driving "too fast for conditions"? When the car in...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by How is this news?, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:23 am | 3 comments | 1975 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group seeks to bridge gap between police, community

Palo Alto's newest citizen commission includes an East Palo Alto pastor, a Palo Alto High School student, a retired bank...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 10, 2010 at 7:50 am | 14 comments | 2492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police launch texting tip line

A new anonymous tip line that allows police to receive cell phone text messages and e-mail communications from the public...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by cc, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:57 am | 9 comments | 2487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Quake recovery

digital wire This story was not reported, edited or fact-checked by ENR editors.View all news wire headlines » Huge...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:28 am | 2 comments | 1747 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge Monday decrees life or death for Alvarez

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge will announce his decision Monday morning whether a 26-year-old man who murdered...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:41 pm | 29 comments | 6467 Views

AROUND TOWN

2010 Tall Tree award honorees named

Palo Alto's 2010 Tall Tree awards will recognize suicide-prevention and mental health advocates Victor and Mary Ojakian;...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 9, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 5 comments | 3940 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Walgreen's bid to sell alcohol won't harm our children

When do Palo Alto parents stop blaming "fault" on everyone else except the choices that their own children make. The trains...

Original post made by P.A. since 1960 on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by sue, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 6 comments | 1595 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sued over controversial development

A developer who wants to build 84 apartments and a research-and-development facility on Page Mill Road has filed a federal...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Not Green, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 54 comments | 4451 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two injured in East Palo Alto shooting

Two male victims were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto on Saturday night, police said Monday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by to anon, on Feb 9, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 2134 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: The antitrust advocate

At 60, Gary Reback is a Valley legal celebrity, having had a hand in nearly every big antitrust case here since he moved...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 9, 2010 at 8:18 am | 12 comments | 3075 Views
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