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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

hundreds of people killed in Xinjiang , China this week

For the last few days, the headline news story in most European newspapers is about the mass killings in western China's...

Original post made by jenny on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2009 at 3:29 am | 7 comments | 1753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook to move to Stanford Research Park

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Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by sunil kasliwal, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:40 pm | 13 comments | 5506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking permits ahead for College Terrace?

Commuters who park their cars in Palo Alto's populous College Terrace neighborhood could soon be required to find a new spot...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Stan, on Jul 8, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 22 comments | 2640 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fireworks (?) Bust in Hoover Park

Has anyone been concerned about the rising use of fireworks in Hoover Park? I live across the street and last night I...

Original post made by Freighter on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 8, 2009 at 11:22 am | 6 comments | 2106 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police arrest auto-burglary suspect

Menlo Park police arrested a man found hiding in the bushes near a reported auto burglary and matching a description of the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Bernstein, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2280 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Disappearing threads

Recently a number of threads dealing with national issues have mysteriously disappeared after being around for at least a...

Original post made by svatoid on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by svatoid, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:52 am | 16 comments | 1976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto tests new energy-efficient streetlights

Palo Altans may soon notice a whiter glow beaming out of local streetlights and dimmer greens and reds directing cars and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:02 am | 15 comments | 2411 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A new kind of Independence Day : Recent research on alcohol dependence and the brain

As we approach our national birthday, Independence Day, it occurred to me that there is a connection to some of my work of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 8, 2009 at 6:22 am | 4 comments | 3573 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Historic bike ride'? How about 'Historic Lack of Planning'?

I don't get it. I've seen this cyclist around town on his hiwheel bike. He tried to cycle across the country but gave it...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by susanMD, on Jul 7, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 5 comments | 1820 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto utilities commission set for shake-up

The five-member Palo Alto commission charged with advising the city on utility issues lost two veterans last week -- but...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by dave, on Jul 7, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 2033 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto expands utilities commission

A Palo Alto commission that helps oversee the city's Utilities Department will soon have more members and, possibly, a more...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 7, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 2172 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys shoot down Gunn hopes once again

With 7.5 seconds left and Palo Alto High School's basketball team down by one to first-place Gunn, Joseph Lin had the ball...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by jsess, on Jul 7, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 3390 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sarah Palin resigns as Governor of Alaska

Story on CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/07/03/palin/index.html...

Original post made by Donald on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 7, 2009 at 8:32 am | 30 comments | 2254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Valuing the neighborhood grocery store

The latest large development project to come under the microscope of the "Palo Alto Process" is the imaginative, seemingly...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by WH, on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 10 comments | 2536 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accused cop killer a victim of stress disorder?

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge heard a motion Monday to limit or prevent psychiatric testimony in the trial of a...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 6, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 12 comments | 2064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community discussion on "Everyday Math" curriculum

The elementary-school math textbook "Everyday Mathematics" emerged Monday afternoon as the overwhelming recommendation of...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ze'ev Wurman, on Jul 6, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 318 comments | 37396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: Disaster First Responders

The Palo Alto Fire Department’s Office of Emergency Services still has room in its intensive, 3-day Community Emergency...

Original post made by Paul on Jul. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pipe bomb found during traffic stop near I-280

A pipe bomb was discovered during a traffic stop on an off-ramp from southbound Interstate Highway 280 in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by boom, on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to increase parking fees, reduce service

The board of directors for Caltrain Thursday unanimously approved several changes, including service reductions and parking...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:59 am | 14 comments | 2113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PA Babe Ruth 15s look like all-stars once again

The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars took their first step toward a possible return to the World Series by blasting...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kelly, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 2347 Views
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