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PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Race Card

The race card has been pulled again. This time by the President of the United States, Obama without knowing all the facts...

Original post made by Inappropriate use of prestige on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Bob Dylan post, on Aug 22, 2009 at 12:21 pm | 161 comments | 5430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla plans to move headquarters to Palo Alto

Tesla Motors, whose sleek, flashy roadsters have become a visible emblem of Bay Area's growing electric-car industry, is...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 22, 2009 at 9:59 am | 37 comments | 3657 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Opportunity Center Police Action in Progress

I just drove by the Opportunity Center on my way back from the Palo Alto Medical Clinic. There were seven (7!) police...

Original post made by Bob on Aug. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Frost's residence

Our City Attorney said the address on the envelope shown is a legitimate address - the USPS disagrees. Palo Alto could save...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Lady Mom, on Aug 21, 2009 at 11:21 am | 30 comments | 2818 Views

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Timpkin, Thompson to be honored by ISHOF in September ceremony

William R. "Tim" Timken, Jr. and Jenny Thompson have enriched the Stanford swimming program years after leaving their legacy...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Terry Gamble, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 2089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four auto burglaries reported in Barron Park

A man described as 5'11" and wearing a dark jogging suit with white shoes is believed to have burglarized four vehicles near...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by lol, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:01 am | 6 comments | 2463 Views

MOVIES

Jeanne Aufmuth's top films

1. Slumdog Millionaire: Danny Boyle directed with unwavering homage to India's teeming favelas and one young man's steadfast...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by East Coast, on Aug 21, 2009 at 6:14 am | 3 comments | 5645 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police see spike in catalytic converter thefts

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Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by GearHead, on Aug 21, 2009 at 5:52 am | 14 comments | 2815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Roots of rhythm to promote sprouts of literacy

The roots of rhythm in African music will be brought to the Midpeninsula Sunday with a celebration of African culture, art,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 20, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 2263 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

M-A track coach charged with threatening kids

An assistant track coach at Menlo-Atherton High School is facing misdemeanor charges after being accused of making racially...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 20, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 15 comments | 2137 Views

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Stanford may unwrap mysteries of mummy

A 2,000-year-old mummy thought to have been a young Egyptian priest will be examined at Stanford University today in an effort...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 20, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 1926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tesla moving to Palo Alto

According to today's SJ Mercury News, Tesla will be moving to Palo Alto "Tesla moving headquarters and powertrain operations...

Original post made by Stanford worker on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Read the numbers, on Aug 20, 2009 at 4:02 pm | 10 comments | 1959 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen stabbed during fight in Mountain View

A 16-year-old Mountain View resident was stabbed Monday evening in a possibly gang-related fight on the 100 block of N. Rengstorff...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 20, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 2201 Views

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150,000 expected at Palo Alto weekend art festival

Art lovers are expected to arrive in droves to Palo Alto's University Avenue this weekend for the annual Palo Alto Festival...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by bob, on Aug 20, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 8 comments | 2164 Views

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Page Mill & El Camino: Missed Opportunity

Noting the impending construction on the southwest corner of El Camino and Page Mill, also featured in last week's "What's...

Original post made by Gene Coan on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield child, on Aug 20, 2009 at 11:54 am | 24 comments | 3341 Views

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Move Your Car Or Be Towed!

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Original post made by Resident on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by snoopy, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:57 am | 63 comments | 251055 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why not death panels?

Sarah Palin is a small town rural hick, but she has stumbled onto a good idea, even though she opposes it. We need to cut...

Original post made by James on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:09 am | 47 comments | 2224 Views

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Tour de Menlo rolls out Saturday -- toward food

Cyclists may sign up for the 2009 Tour de Menlo, a scenic ride over Peninsula roads that benefits Rotary Club tutoring and...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 2021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No candidates for PAUSD board

Can't find the online version, but according to the print version on Friday, there are no candidates other than the incumbents...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:00 pm | 8 comments | 2099 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lockheed Fire could be contained this week

The "Lockheed Fire" in the Santa Cruz Mountains could be contained by Thursday and fully controlled by Aug. 30, Cal Fire...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 19, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 10 comments | 2203 Views
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