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PA Olympian nominated for hall of fame

Two-time speedskating Olympian Sheila Young Ochowicz of Palo Alto has been selected as one of 15 individual finalists to...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Faith B., on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments | 2247 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where to donate old magazines?

Does anyone know of a nonprofit organization or business in Palo Alto that would like to have old magazines? I've got general...

Original post made by Magazine fiend on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by another resident, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 2034 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fun in the sun

Stanford students enjoy the warm weather Monday afternoon thanks to an inflatable pool and garden hose. Photo by Whitney...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 2020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly invites community to see anti-hate film

Palo Alto High School invites the community to see and discuss the film "Not in Our Town: Northern California," in which...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:11 am | 10 comments | 1863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto business leaders blast proposed tax

Where is the "Palo Alto Process" when you need it? That's the question business owners are asking these days when discussing...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mad, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:03 am | 17 comments | 2508 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain new parking system out of control

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Original post made by Philippe Bossut on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:09 am | 11 comments | 8340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multimedia slide show: Resting in peace

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Original post made on Jun. 27, 2007
Last comment by Bama (country bumpkin) Ray, on Apr 22, 2009 at 3:58 am | 3 comments | 27485 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hey Bush, We DID Torture

Shrub asserted publicly when he was camping out at 1600 PENN that there was no torture under way. Public record, no dispute...

Original post made by A Boomer on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 22, 2009 at 3:47 am | 5 comments | 2047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District/School Officials Ignore Problems in Paly Athletic Program

On March 16, I reported my observations of problems with the Paly athletic program to Superintendent Skelly and Paly Principal...

Original post made by Robert Simoni on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Buddy, on Apr 21, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 4 comments | 2089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oracle says it will acquire Sun Microsystems

Software company Oracle Corp. announced Monday that it would acquire Sun Microsystems, which has a major Menlo Park campus,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Meth_mom, on Apr 21, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1889 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

did Middle Eastern spies infiltrate the US Congress?

This story seems to be all rumor and innuendo and alleged leaks so far, but where there is smoke, there is often fire. http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/04/21/harman.wiretap/...

Original post made by Greg on Apr. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1802 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford Women Walk Together to Bring Clean Drinking Water to African Families

More than 50 women took part in Stanford University's "Be Hope to Her" solidarity walk on April 21 to raise awareness of...

Original post made by FrancesF on Apr. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2050 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck destroys fire hydrant in Portola Valley

A tractor-trailer truck demolished a roadside telephone junction box and a fire hydrant at the entrance to the Alpine Hills...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cindy, on Apr 21, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 2016 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Shopping center pullout a blow to Palo Alto

The abrupt aborting of a major expansion of the Stanford Shopping Center Tuesday morning is a serious blow to Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Carol Gilbert, on Apr 21, 2009 at 5:10 pm | 5 comments | 2032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police partner up to stop red-light runners

Police from all law-enforcement agencies in Santa Clara County are joining forces this week to target red-light runners throughout...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 21, 2009 at 2:48 pm | 8 comments | 2258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earth Day and other eco-centric events

A healthy helping of environmental events will be held in Palo Alto over the next two weeks to help locals celebrate Earth...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 21, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 6 comments | 2108 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Sound of Music Rocks Antwerp--Enjoy

This video was made in the Antwerp, Belgium Central Station (train). On a Monday morning, with no warning to the passengers...

Original post made by stephen levy on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by great stuff, on Apr 21, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 5 comments | 1971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shopping center expansion pullback 'final'

Withdrawing plans for a major expansion of Stanford Shopping Center is a final decision, according to Stanford University...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by New to PA & curious, on Apr 21, 2009 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 2389 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City's fiber dreams still flickering

After seeing their plans for a citywide fiber network fizzle last month, city officials are now considering a more phased,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2009 at 11:08 am | 24 comments | 3399 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bank Lending Decrease 23% Since T.A.R.P.

The American people have been sold a lie. Obama said that billions of taxpayer money had to be thrown to the banks so they...

Original post made by David Gristen on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by David, on Apr 21, 2009 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1864 Views
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Palo Alto: Pastis owner to open second French restaurant
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The Four E's--Pope Francis and the Middle Class
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My College Mindset is Intrinsically Motivated
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The Remedy to Inadequate Citizen Input? More of the same
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