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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VA investigates glaucoma patients' treatment

An in-depth investigation into practices by optometrists at the Palo Alto VA Health Care System found that some patients...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by John, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:43 am | 11 comments | 3765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flora, fauna and sculpture

While a new self-guided podcast tour of the Stanford campus' plants, animals and science art often urges walkers to check...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:19 am | 1 comment | 3089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After fifth teen death on tracks, efforts toward 'safety net' press on

Palo Alto leaders this week expressed sympathy and appreciation to the family of 19-year-old Brian Taylor, who died on the...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by tactical deterrent, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 14 comments | 3956 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tensions high before hearing of accused killer

A shouting match between family members of accused killer Bulos "Paul" Zumot and victim Jennifer Schipsi erupted outside...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by ScottD, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 11 comments | 2594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing up in Palo Alto

Palo Alto was the best place to grow up. Bergmanns Midtown Stanford shopping center Varsity theater Palo Alto drive...

Original post made by Barry on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ken, on Feb 3, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1759 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's budget boosts NASA Ames

The announcement of President Obama's new direction for space exploration has caused rancor in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 3, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2082 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Newcomer takes funding lead in Assembly race

A venture capitalist from Menlo Park has surged past two political veterans in the race for campaign fundraising, all but...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by PJ, on Feb 3, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 10 comments | 2448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers replant trees along California Avenue

The trees are back on California Avenue -- and not without considerable fanfare. What started as a black eye for the City...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Harmony, on Feb 3, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 9 comments | 21161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's in a name? In Palo Alto, criteria for renaming landmarks are subject to interpretation

Throughout Palo Alto, open spaces and buildings have received the moniker of figures who range from local school leaders...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by brett, on Feb 3, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 44 comments | 4122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, parents rally against 'hate' group

More than 250 people gathered at the southeast corner of the Gunn High School campus in Palo Alto this morning in opposition...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by gogunn, on Feb 3, 2010 at 10:13 am | 163 comments | 6091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrested men suspects in wave of car burglaries

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Original post made on Jul. 31, 2008
Last comment by John Cote, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:11 am | 14 comments | 2517 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrests made in 7-Eleven armed robbery spree

Mountain View police have three suspects in custody following a spree of armed robberies of 7-Elevens in the city over the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Feb 2, 2010 at 10:39 pm | 18 comments | 2823 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail project gets $2.25 billion boost

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood joined Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer in Washington today to announce...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Irvin, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 56 comments | 2952 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T cell tower problem

We no longer can make or receive cell calls from our home between Page Mill and Stanford Ave. I've called AT&T often. They...

Original post made by Al F. on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by can you hear me now?, on Feb 2, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 5 comments | 2636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving teens a greater voice in Palo Alto

Will students help choose a new principal for Palo Alto High School? Can they have a greater voice in Palo Alto's schools...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 6 comments | 2335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dalai Lama to visit Stanford, Ravenswood school

The Dalai Lama will visit Stanford University and East Palo Alto's Costano School in October to remind all those who listen...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:07 pm | 17 comments | 3929 Views

BOOKS

Tomorrow's events (Feb. 3)

[http://brandontyler.net/ Music: Brandon Tyler] Sacramento Singer-Songwriter Brandon Tyler performs tomorrow (Feb. 3) at...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4009 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Youth well-being' added to Palo Alto goals

In a day-long retreat marked by thoughtful comments and respectful listening, the Palo Alto City Council increased the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Well Being, on Feb 2, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 28 comments | 4402 Views

SPORTS

Big week for Lin includes a spread in Sports Illustrated

It was a big week for Palo Alto High grad Jeremy Lin, starting with a four-page spread (and a full-page photo of him) on...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Go Jeremy!, on Feb 2, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 868 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More women, minorities needed in science

The United States is in danger of losing its leadership in science and technology unless more women and minorities are recruited...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by rebecca justiniano, on Feb 2, 2010 at 2:23 pm | 30 comments | 3237 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,414 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 656 views

 

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