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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lytton Plaza on June 20th: 100s of Iranians protested

I walked out of Stanford Theatre on Saturday evening around 7 pm to be greeted by a chanting I couldn't distinguish from...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 1938 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen gets graduation gift -- a new kidney

On the first day of school at Reno's North Valleys High School last August, 16-year-old Gabriela Madrigal went into seizures....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jun 22, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 2103 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Seven arrested in East Palo Alto drug sting

Seven persons, aged 42 to 66, were arrested in a "Buyer Beware" drug sting operation in East Palo Alto Tuesday, Police Chief...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by closerthanyouknow, on Jun 22, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 39 comments | 3145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review of Stanford projects falls behind

Palo Alto's review of Stanford's proposed 1.3 million square-foot expansion of its medical facilities has fallen behind schedule...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Longtime Stanford Watcher, on Jun 22, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 2165 Views

SPORTS

USA men's volleyball heads to San Jose

The United States Men's national volleyball team knows the way to San Jose, and they will be bringing a three-match winning...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Kids Talk Radio Sports, on Jun 22, 2009 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2325 Views

RESTAURANTS

Smooth operator

"The only emperor is the emperor of ice-cream," poet Wallace Stevens once wrote. I don't know if Rick's Rather Rich Ice Cream...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Array, on Jun 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 3613 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: High-speed rail, with or without a tunnel, will dig us deeper into debt

Like many of you, I read the newspapers and listen to the news on TV. The state of California is in a major fiscal crisis....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by morris brown, on Jun 21, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 2167 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain hits car in Sunnyvale, service stalled

A Caltrain struck a car on the tracks in Sunnyvale this morning, briefly halting train service in both directions. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 14 comments | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police to address community Saturday

Palo Alto police will hold a community meeting with city residents Saturday morning to discuss crime trends and share department...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by lary, on Jun 21, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 2058 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain hits Volkswagen in Sunnyvale, service stalled

A Caltrain struck a Volkswagen Jetta in Sunnyvale this morning as the driver tried to push the disabled car across the tracks,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 21, 2009 at 5:33 am | 6 comments | 2071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Workers' union publicly protests city takebacks

The closed-doors negotiations between Palo Alto and its largest workers' union turned public and testy Monday night when...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 21, 2009 at 5:10 am | 129 comments | 10219 Views

SPORTS

Stanford looks to baseball veterans to open year

Stanford baseball coach Mark Marquess know that no matter how good his freshman recruits may be -- and this year they are...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Craig Stevens, on Jun 21, 2009 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 2428 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto 'health fair' to promote health reform

A "health reform" health fair will be held Saturday (June 27) in Palo Alto to promote national health-reform legislation,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Jun 20, 2009 at 10:17 am | 8 comments | 2241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Annual Meeting-- Crescent Park Neighborhood Assoc.

(Joint Meeting With "Three For The Creek") Tuesday, June 23rd, 7:00 To 9:00 PM, Art Center Auditorium, 1313 Newell Rd. The...

Original post made by Norman Beamer on Jun. 20, 2009
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our Library System Is In Danger of Closing: We Must Pass Measure "N"

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Original post made by love our libraries on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by R.Patrick Carpenter, on Jun 19, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 49 comments | 2849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford offers $124 million in 'community benefits' for hospital expansion

New bike lanes, an expanded shuttle service and a $23.1 million payment for affordable housing are all items the Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Dorothy Black, on Jun 19, 2009 at 8:49 pm | 49 comments | 2930 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Marshland homeless camp given a reprieve

Residents of a homeless encampment with million-dollar views in East Palo Alto won a one-week reprieve from a small bulldozer...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 19, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 11 comments | 12516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unique 'solar torch' to light Senior Games in Palo Alto

Former Olympic athletes and local high-tech designers gathered in the Palo Alto Westin Hotel on Tuesday to witness the unveiling...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Senior Party Guy, on Jun 19, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 3175 Views

MOVIES

Patrick Swayze reportedly treated at Stanford for cancer

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Original post made on Mar. 5, 2008
Last comment by alyssa Ibarra, on Jun 19, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 6294 Views

AROUND TOWN

anyone have trouble with the DTV transition?

I live in midtown Palo Alto and use a rooftop antenna to receive broadcast TV. I've noticed an improvement in TV signal...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jun 19, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 21 comments | 4432 Views
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