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AROUND TOWN

Nobel Peace Prize winner to speak at Stanford

Muhammad Yunas, winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, will speak at Stanford on Friday. His talk, on "Microfinance and Sustainable...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by A, on Nov 13, 2008 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 1961 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunshot-tracking system goes citywide in EPA

A gunshot-tracking system that helped East Palo Alto police nab three violent gang members in March is going citywide, making...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by I (heart) EPA, on Nov 13, 2008 at 4:07 pm | 19 comments | 2397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mom and dad's duties get virtual nip-tuck

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 13, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 14 comments | 3939 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Meeting on Stanford expansion to be held Tuesday

Members of the public will have a chance to review plans for a seismic upgrade and expansion of the Stanford and Packard...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 13, 2008 at 10:51 am | 2 comments | 2010 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: School board, structural improvements at Gunn High School

The Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting to vote on the authorization to award...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 13, 2008 at 10:32 am | 4 comments | 1977 Views

SPORTS

California Spin - TRYOUTS ! (Girls Fastpitch Softball)

California Spin is holding tryouts this weekend for 12U through 18U girls for Spring/Summer teams. California Spin is a...

Original post made by Matt on Nov. 13, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2755 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

London Times Headline Article 11/13

"Vladimir Putin ‘wanted to hang Georgian President Saakashvili by the balls’" A report of the conversation between Prime...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 13, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2065 Views

SPORTS

Menlo gets worst possible seed for CCS tennis tournament

There was only one seed for the Central Coast Section girls' team tennis tournament that nobody wanted -- No. 8. Anyone getting...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Missy, Sacred Heart Prep Mom, on Nov 12, 2008 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 2354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush to use his Executive Orders power to overturn Congressional Rulings

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20081109/D94BM1O00.html I am absolutely appalled that a President would consider using...

Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by but seriously, on Nov 12, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 17 comments | 1803 Views

SPORTS

MP Strikers Tryouts Slated For December 13th & 14th

MP Strikers FC will be holding tryouts for all interested soccer players U8-U12 on Saturday, December 13th and Sunday, December...

Original post made by Jeanine Morgan on Nov. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CYSA Soccer Tryouts for Girls 9 & 10 years old

Two Stanford Soccer Club teams seek players for Spring 2009: Devil & Tsunami are CYSA Class 3 soccer teams for energetic...

Original post made by Alexis Hamilton on Nov. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Ask the Economist' online Wednesday, 11 a.m.

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Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by buy next year, on Nov 12, 2008 at 1:18 pm | 7 comments | 1926 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sarah's clothes v Michelle's clothes

Politics aside, I am beginning to have a little sympathy for Sarah Palin. At the time of her acceptance speach, I read...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 12, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 17 comments | 1981 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto will have a nuclear power plant within 15 years

Nuclear has always been the answer, to get us off oil. Changes in design, cost and size will allow a major new push. Check...

Original post made by Greg on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 12, 2008 at 9:43 am | 24 comments | 2590 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council to consider housing impact

The Stanford University Medical Center's expansion project is still in its amoeba phase, but city officials are already scrambling...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by NotJustMe, on Nov 12, 2008 at 9:22 am | 10 comments | 1923 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sick surveillance: Google reports flu search locations to feds

GOOGLE will launch a new tool that will help federal officials "track sickness". "Flu Trends" uses search terms that...

Original post made by henry on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 12, 2008 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 2044 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford named nanotechnology center

Stanford University will receive about $20 million over the next five years as one of eight Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 12, 2008 at 6:51 am | 2 comments | 2090 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bigotry alive and well in CA

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Original post made by Marion on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by 1man + 1 woman, on Nov 12, 2008 at 12:20 am | 239 comments | 6577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo outlines agenda for Obama administration

A major investment in infrastructure will be part of any economic stimulus package, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo-D, Palo Alto, told...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by Dennis, on Nov 11, 2008 at 11:28 pm | 24 comments | 2251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What about public-school counseling?

Teenagers may be flocking to private college counselors, but such help is unnecessary to gain admission to a good school,...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by ex high school parent, on Nov 11, 2008 at 10:40 pm | 2 comments | 2188 Views
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