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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Train kills pedestrian in Redwood City

A train fatally struck a male pedestrian in Redwood City Wednesday night, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cecelia M. Horn, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:48 am | 8 comments | 2268 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (July 18-19)

[http://www.c/marketplace/about.html Connoisseurs' Marketplace]The 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace -- a festival featuring...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by RWC EVENTS, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 2133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smith & Hawken closing

This is a bummer: Smith & Hawken is closing down the whole chain of stores, including the one at Stanford Shopping Center. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/inmarin/detail?entr...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2009 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 1995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill construction planned through early August

Pavement and electrical work on Page Mill Road and Oregon Expressway that sparked road rage last week will extend into August...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 10, 2009 at 12:05 am | 9 comments | 2673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan to receive Congressional Gold Medal

An 85-year old Palo Alto woman will receive the Congressional Gold Medal, the White House announced July 1. Margaret Phelan...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Radar, on Jul 9, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 23 comments | 2529 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Popular Palo Alto medical assistant murdered

A beloved medical assistant at Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Palo Alto Center was reportedly murdered in Mexico during the...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sylvia J. Smitham, on Jul 9, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 2274 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Documentary of a maverick

Former U.S. Rep. Pete McCloskey had only one comment about a documentary on his life, airing on Sunday (July 5) at 6:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 9, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 2995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OT advice

I would like to hear from parents who have experience with starting occupational therapy with an older child (13). Is it...

Original post made by amom on Jul. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2321 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GOP Looking for a Voice

Full disclosure: I am a registered Democat. And I think it is important that there are two healthy political parties...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2009 at 10:21 am | 35 comments | 2278 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

100 acres of foothills to blaze today

Don't be alarmed if you see smoke billowing up from Skyline Boulevard today (Wednesday). Fire officials plan a "prescribed...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by RR, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:07 am | 9 comments | 2155 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

hundreds of people killed in Xinjiang , China this week

For the last few days, the headline news story in most European newspapers is about the mass killings in western China's...

Original post made by jenny on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2009 at 3:29 am | 7 comments | 1755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook to move to Stanford Research Park

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Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by sunil kasliwal, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:40 pm | 13 comments | 5620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking permits ahead for College Terrace?

Commuters who park their cars in Palo Alto's populous College Terrace neighborhood could soon be required to find a new spot...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Stan, on Jul 8, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 22 comments | 2670 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fireworks (?) Bust in Hoover Park

Has anyone been concerned about the rising use of fireworks in Hoover Park? I live across the street and last night I...

Original post made by Freighter on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 8, 2009 at 11:22 am | 6 comments | 2114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police arrest auto-burglary suspect

Menlo Park police arrested a man found hiding in the bushes near a reported auto burglary and matching a description of the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Bernstein, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2327 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Disappearing threads

Recently a number of threads dealing with national issues have mysteriously disappeared after being around for at least a...

Original post made by svatoid on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by svatoid, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:52 am | 16 comments | 2012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto tests new energy-efficient streetlights

Palo Altans may soon notice a whiter glow beaming out of local streetlights and dimmer greens and reds directing cars and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:02 am | 15 comments | 2429 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A new kind of Independence Day : Recent research on alcohol dependence and the brain

As we approach our national birthday, Independence Day, it occurred to me that there is a connection to some of my work of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 8, 2009 at 6:22 am | 4 comments | 3586 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Historic bike ride'? How about 'Historic Lack of Planning'?

I don't get it. I've seen this cyclist around town on his hiwheel bike. He tried to cycle across the country but gave it...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by susanMD, on Jul 7, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 5 comments | 1826 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto utilities commission set for shake-up

The five-member Palo Alto commission charged with advising the city on utility issues lost two veterans last week -- but...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by dave, on Jul 7, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 2050 Views
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