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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

obsesity is the core cause of American's broken health care system?

"Obesity's not just dangerous, it's expensive. New research shows medical spending averages $1,400 more a year for an obese...

Original post made by overweight on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by overweight, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 1729 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13220 posted Tuesday, July 28, 2009, 9:35...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by jh, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1908 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA Ruth 15s a win away from NorCal title game

The road to a repeat of 2008 has been smooth for the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars. Last year's Pacific Southwest...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Lauren, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 2147 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SLAC vandalism triggers FBI investigation

An act of vandalism at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory over the weekend that left thousands of protein samples thawing...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Donald, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:49 am | 7 comments | 2753 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women win 20-over national polo title

While Stockton may not be compared to Las Vegas on a lot of lists for vacation hot spots, coach Susan Ortwein and her Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 2857 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge Palo Alto water project comes up tonight

Palo Alto's decade-long effort to protect its water supply against a major earthquake is expected to hit a milestone tonight,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Super, on Jul 28, 2009 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 2015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin as a national strategy

Summer Mandarin students at Palo Alto High School don't consider themselves players in U.S. national strategy. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Blessings McFee, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:30 am | 4 comments | 4177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FaceBook Not As Private As One May Think

And because of FaceBook not being as private as one may think, I'm posting a helpful link. Also, not noted in the link,...

Original post made by JustFYI on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Jul 27, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 19 comments | 2908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Agencies serving elderly and kids brace for impact

The impact of California's looming budget cuts on health and welfare programs serving the elderly, children and persons with...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by yap, on Jul 27, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 11 comments | 2784 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court upholds death penalty for EPA woman

The California Supreme Court today upheld a death penalty ruling for an East Palo Alto woman who fatally shot two people...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 27, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 2488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Booze theft from Longs Drugs results in arrest

A 29-year-old man was arrested in Palo Alto Tuesday night after allegedly stealing two bottles of alcohol from Longs Drugs...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 27, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 22 comments | 4135 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SF Creek anti-flood plans move forward -- at last

An ambitious plan to tame the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek by widening a downstream channel and lowering a marshlands...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 2240 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bridging troubled waters

Major construction projects (and, consequently, swelling water bills) may help explain why Palo Alto's water-efficiency programs...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Jul 26, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 5 comments | 3926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why does Anyone Think Palo Alto is a Quiet Suburb?

When I moved to Palo Alto I knew a lot about the place I was going to live. I knew about Stanford where I was going to graduate...

Original post made by stephen levy on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Irvin, on Jul 26, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 149 comments | 10981 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter buzz in midtown at 4am?

A helicopter buzzed our house in midtown at around 4am July 19. It was going low and very slow. So low that we could feel...

Original post made by sleepless in palo alto on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 7 comments | 1943 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Staff: Wider-streets initiative should avoid ballot

A grassroots proposal to require wider private streets in Palo Alto should be adopted by the City Council before it ever...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Smokey, on Jul 26, 2009 at 11:34 am | 11 comments | 2090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn community gathers to honor classmate

Chairs had to be stacked against the walls to make room for a tight, standing-room-only crowd at a celebration of the life...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by get help, you aren't alone., on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:58 am | 45 comments | 4322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford-owned luxury hotel to open April 2

A 123-room luxury hotel owned by Stanford University will open April 2 on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park. The Rosewood Sand...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Jul 25, 2009 at 2:23 am | 23 comments | 4686 Views

SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 14s move closer to a title

After losing their first game of the Northern California State Tournament, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 14-year-old all-stars...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by HAYSTACK, on Jul 25, 2009 at 1:32 am | 1 comment | 2296 Views

SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 14s split NorCal all-star games

Through the opening weekend of the Northern California State Tournament, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 14-year-old all-stars split...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by HAYSTACK, on Jul 25, 2009 at 1:27 am | 2 comments | 2401 Views
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