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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sarah Palin's Daughter's Motherhood

Stuff happens with families. Teenage pregancy is one of them. Sarah Palin seems to have a moral compass as long as it...

Original post made by A Boomer on Jan. 3, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 9, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 51 comments | 2538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearing Thursday on Oregon Expressway plans

A public hearing Thursday will examine revised draft plans for $2.5 billion in improvements on eight county expressways,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 9, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 14 comments | 2191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto first in state for 'advanced degrees'

Palo Alto has more adults with advanced educational degrees than any other community its size in California, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 9, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 10 comments | 2317 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women set hoop marks in 112-35 rout

The Stanford women's basketball team took all the suspense out of its game with visiting Washington within the first four...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by John, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local historian Carol Murden dies

Carol Murden, a longtime advocate for historic preservation and awareness in Palo Alto, died Dec. 27, surrounded by family....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Scott Preston, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 2220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lloyd Thacker Coming to M-A on Feb. 4

The Menlo-Atherton High School Parent Education Series is offering a special event open to the Menlo Park and Palo Alto communities....

Original post made by Charlene Margot on Jan. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto 'Zombie Bandit' arrested in Wyoming

Wyoming state police arrested a Palo Alto bank robbery suspect known as the "Zombie Bandit" in Albany County near Laramie...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Jan 9, 2009 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 2151 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

World opinion? Pshaw!

A world that gets apoplectic over scratch and tickle at Abu Graib and enhances interrogation at Gitmo, and yet lets actions...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:36 am | 9 comments | 2067 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eating Squirrel Meat Makes a Comeback

RARE roast beef splashed with meaty jus, pork enrobed in luscious crackling fat, perhaps a juicy, plump chicken ... these...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jan 9, 2009 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 2009 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Need build the sound wall between 101 & W. Bay shore Rd.

Traffic ! Traffic ! too much traffic increased, and too much noise impact the residential area, especially, for new condos...

Original post made by jenny on Jan. 4, 2009
Last comment by deaf & blind, on Jan 8, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 6 comments | 2119 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA police chief to meet with community

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis will have his first "Chat with the Chief" meeting with the community at 6 p.m. next...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Yes, he is really good PR guy, on Jan 8, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 1996 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Zombie Bandit' may have robbed Palo Alto bank

Santa Rosa police said today a suspect in the Dec. 22 robbery of a Washington Mutual Bank in that city is also suspected...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Popeye, on Jan 8, 2009 at 11:25 am | 4 comments | 2043 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Drekmeier, Morton named mayor, vice mayor

Environmental activist Peter Drekmeier and outspoken accountant Jack Morton were chosen as mayor and vice mayor Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Big Al, on Jan 7, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 40 comments | 2800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Choirs Sweep Anaheim Heritage Festival Awards

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Original post made by Theresa on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by Shannon, on Jan 7, 2009 at 9:52 pm | 10 comments | 6797 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Europe faces energy crisis as Vladimir Putin cuts Russian gas supply

As I have regularly predicted in this forum, Europe is one gas valve closure away from disaster. This latest move by Putin...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 7, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 15 comments | 1880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fiona Hon

If stories could stop bullies and battles, Fiona Hon would have ended the war in Iraq a long time ago. Her prize-winning...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Annonymous, on Jan 7, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 2111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bale` Salon under new ownership

If you shop or live in the Midtown area, you are familiar with " Bale` Salon". It has been there for many years, and has...

Original post made by Stacy S. on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Soda, on Jan 7, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1987 Views

SPORTS

Born fighters

On a hot, late-August evening, the air in the gym felt thick with sweat and perspiration; the heat elevated an already difficult...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by nancy eldredge, on Jan 7, 2009 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mtn View Rotary 24th Annual Crab Feed & Silent Auction

The Mountain View Rotary Club is proud to be hosting its 24th Annual Crab Feed & Silent Auction. Date: Saturday, February...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2449 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford faculty members win $125,000 awards

Two Stanford faculty members who co-direct a program teaching entrepreneurship skills to engineering students have been given...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 7, 2009 at 2:08 am | 1 comment | 2034 Views
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Palo Alto: Pastis owner to open second French restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 1,727 views

The Four E's--Pope Francis and the Middle Class
By Steve Levy | 4 comments | 1,159 views

Marriage Interview 9: Make a Date to Have Sex Once or Twice a Week and . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 10 comments | 1,147 views

My College Mindset is Intrinsically Motivated
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 4 comments | 1,092 views

The Remedy to Inadequate Citizen Input? More of the same
By Douglas Moran | 0 comments | 286 views