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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Computer failure foils 'favorite grandson' scam

Failure of a computer at a money-transfer service saved a 99-year-old Palo Alto grandmother from becoming a victim of a "favorite...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Rita, on May 13, 2009 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments | 2891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area workers set for 'Bike to Work Day'

Get out the spandex shorts and fingerless gloves: Thursday, May 14, is Bike to Work Day. The Bay Area Bicycle Coalition will...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gus, on May 13, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 2317 Views

SPORTS

Stanford faces cuts due to endowment plunge

Facing an unprecedented 30 percent plunge in its endowment value, Stanford will reduce the amount it spends from the fund...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by reader, on May 13, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 2450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto could lose $2.43 million to state

Already facing a $10 million budget shortfall in the coming fiscal year, the City of Palo Alto may be forced to let the state...

Original post made on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on May 13, 2009 at 11:50 am | 22 comments | 2521 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

O'Connell at online 'town hall' meeting tonight

California Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell will be the featured guest at an online "town hall" meeting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by careful reader, on May 13, 2009 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 2519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Success pressure takes a toll, psychologist says

A "deep drive for perfection" in Palo Alto is taking a toll on the community's children, according to a psychologist who...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 13, 2009 at 10:06 am | 30 comments | 3717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How our kids are doing

Early this school year, I read a news story in the Palo Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10937...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by carrie manley, on May 13, 2009 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 2376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Is water boarding really torture? Sean Hannity volunteers to find out.

Sean Hannity has volunteered to undergo water boarding to show the world that it is not really torture. This is a reality...

Original post made by Hannity on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Sean, on May 13, 2009 at 7:48 am | 12 comments | 2113 Views

RESTAURANTS

Any place to eat late at night?

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Original post made by George on Aug. 16, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:56 am | 10 comments | 12717 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is there something wrong with dining alone?

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Original post made by George on Aug. 16, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:47 am | 24 comments | 12369 Views

RESTAURANTS

Service now better at Cafe ASophia?

Is it just me, or does service seem better at Cafe Sophia? It's one of my favorite restaurants, but service has always been...

Original post made by DineWithoutWhine on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:36 am | 7 comments | 3755 Views

MOVIES

Star Trek

It was a fun movie. Definitely not excellent, but exciting in a few spots and humorous. And I'm glad I saw it on a big...

Original post made by Sarah on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:15 am | 1 comment | 4553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike to work day on Thirsday

For anyone that is interested Thursday is bike to work day More info can be found here http://btwd.bayareabikes.org/ Enjoy....

Original post made by RS on May. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2191 Views

SPORTS

A grand week for Milleville earns him Pac-10 baseball honor

Stanford senior first baseman Brent Milleville made it easy with a fertile offensive display the past few days: he was named...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Real Baseball Intelligence, on May 12, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 2441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto priorities: economy, environment, engagement

Times may be changing, but Palo Alto's top priorities will remain virtually the same in 2009, with some "common good" thrown...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by under a bush, on May 12, 2009 at 2:05 pm | 18 comments | 2585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council to select new Art Commission members

Four applicants for the Palo Alto Public Art Commission will be selected by the City Council Monday night to serve three...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 12, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1869 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 38, charged with Palo Alto robberies

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has charged a 38-year-old man with a string of robberies between September...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Citizen, on May 12, 2009 at 8:23 am | 5 comments | 2251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed-rail official pushes back

Rod Diridon, a leading proponent of high-speed rail in California, this week urged Peninsula communities to be patient and...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by ellieg, on May 12, 2009 at 1:27 am | 21 comments | 2605 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who will lead Foothill and De Anza colleges?

With Martha Kanter soon departing to become U.S. Undersecretary of Education, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Iwonder, on May 11, 2009 at 11:17 pm | 3 comments | 2149 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters offer to help close budget gap

The president of the Palo Alto Professional Firefighters Union has offered to save the cash-strapped City of Palo Alto $700,000...

Original post made on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mel, on May 11, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 22 comments | 2855 Views
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