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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Color of Palo Alto Vote Results

The voting for the Color of Palo Alto ended more than two weeks ago. What are the results? How many people in Palo Alto...

Original post made by Kermit on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Dec 21, 2008 at 3:24 pm | 4 comments | 1825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fields provides another threat for unbeaten Stanford men's hoops

Landry Fields reached double figures in scoring five times in his first two years as a member of the Stanford men's basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Hoop fan, on Dec 21, 2008 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 1953 Views

RESTAURANTS

What it takes to open a restaurant

As many in the industry will attest, operating a restaurant is a tough business, with a low profit margin, high overhead,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by govjefstate, on Dec 21, 2008 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 3190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla Motors sells 100th electric roadster

Tesla Motors today honored Menlo Park businessman Sam Perry, known nationally for being the man Oprah Winfrey clung to during...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Dec 21, 2008 at 9:00 am | 11 comments | 2167 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Composting violations need full investigation

The dense smoke that blanketed south Palo Alto and neighboring communities to the south last July 23 may have been caused...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Compost was Smoldering for Days, on Dec 21, 2008 at 3:21 am | 4 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eight hospitalized for monoxide poisoning

Eight people, including five children, are recovering from carbon monoxide poisoning at two local hospitals after Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by Another Parent, on Dec 21, 2008 at 1:22 am | 9 comments | 2005 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County considers fee for plastic and paper bags

Santa Clara County officials next year will consider an ordinance that would require retailers such as grocery stores to...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by jardins, on Dec 20, 2008 at 8:27 pm | 27 comments | 3254 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bank robber walks away from Wachovia Bank

A man robbed a Wachovia Bank in Palo Alto late Friday afternoon and escaped on foot, police reported. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Dec 20, 2008 at 5:34 pm | 8 comments | 2097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green forces clash in city's composting debate

A four-hour-long debate on the future of composting in Palo Alto ended in a stalemate at Monday night's City Council meeting,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by iGreen, on Dec 20, 2008 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 2145 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Memorial marks site of Peers Park crash

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Original post made on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by take down, on Dec 20, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 8 comments | 2665 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's atomic umbrella: U.S. nuclear strike if Iran nukes Israel

Obama has said that a nuclear Iran is unacceptable. He will go over there and talk to them, and they will dismantle their...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by The emperor has no clothes, on Dec 20, 2008 at 6:33 am | 16 comments | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Survey of sound

We go crazy for touch-screens. We're wild about Wii. But as cool as these new gadgets are, they have nothing on the theremin....

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by gordon, on Dec 19, 2008 at 11:24 pm | 2 comments | 3805 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver in Tongan royalty deaths goes to jail

A Redwood City woman convicted of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter in the 2006 crash deaths of two Tongan royal family...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by TMarie, on Dec 19, 2008 at 8:34 pm | 3 comments | 2172 Views

RESTAURANTS

What it takes to open a restaurant

As many in the industry will attest, operating a restaurant is a tough business, with a low profit margin, high overhead,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Anthony Manning, on Dec 19, 2008 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 3433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Engagement Ring as a Christmas gift?

Noooo! Don't do it! The memory of the big ask should be a stand alone event. If you must do it this time of year, please...

Original post made by Dream Maker on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Enough already, on Dec 19, 2008 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 1966 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heart surgeon Norman Shumway dies

Pioneering heart transplant surgeon Dr. Norman Shumway died Friday morning at his Palo Alto home, one day after reaching...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 19, 2008 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 1565 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Stanford professor Steven Chu named energy secretary

President-elect Barack Obama has nominated Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Director Steven Chu to serve as Secretary of Energy,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 19, 2008 at 5:36 pm | 9 comments | 2130 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heart surgeon Norman Shumway dies

Pioneering heart transplant surgeon Dr. Norman Shumway died Friday morning at his Palo Alto home, one day after reaching...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by anonymous--, on Dec 19, 2008 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 1906 Views

SPORTS

Stanford volleyball to play for NCAA title

Stanford women's volleyball team came out of the locker room after intermission with a different mindset. The Cardinal players...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Dec 19, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 2352 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rest in peace David Wagner

It is a tragic loss for the Paly community that David has passed. I have no idea how it happened. I still cannot believe...

Original post made by Paly student on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Norton-Barnes Family, on Dec 19, 2008 at 11:56 am | 4 comments | 4402 Views
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