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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto vacancies hit 10 percent

The retail vacancy rate in downtown Palo Alto has jumped to more than 10 percent, prompting city staff to examine whether...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Elena, on Aug 17, 2009 at 9:12 am | 52 comments | 3337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Newspaper wars, again

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Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Markus, on Aug 17, 2009 at 4:39 am | 7 comments | 2979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trees damaged in Oregon Expressway work

A sidewalk-installation project along Oregon Expressway has damaged several large trees to the point to the point city officials...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 16, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 10 comments | 2504 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Protesters rally outside office of Anna Eshoo

Carrying American flags, picket signs and at times bugling patriotic songs, members of the grassroots group the Tea Party...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by GS, on Aug 16, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 99 comments | 6961 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Hospital plans changed

Seeking to save about $15 million in construction costs and make operations more efficient, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 16, 2009 at 8:10 pm | 3 comments | 2045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blaze destroys Eichler home on Edgewood Drive

A fire that began when a worker rubbed an interior wall with his hand, creating static, destroyed a three-bedroom home on...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Jerome Reed, on Aug 16, 2009 at 10:53 am | 39 comments | 16810 Views

AROUND TOWN

A mighty reunion

In the late '80s, they played funk and soul from the '70s, rocking bars in East Palo Alto and frat parties at Stanford. Now...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sujobaremo, on Aug 16, 2009 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 3008 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Huge blast at NATO headquarters rocks Kabul

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090815/ap_on_re_as/as_afghan_explosion Obama has declared Afghanistan as the major battle,...

Original post made by Gary on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 16, 2009 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford rowers head to World Championships

Four Stanford oarswomen were named to U.S. and British national teams that will be competing at the 2009 World Rowing Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bearfan, on Aug 15, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 2241 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto 15s made their own all-star memories

For most of the Palo Alto 15-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars, it won't be the same as they move on to different programs and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by A baseball fan, on Aug 15, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 3 comments | 2236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special meeting set to address Lytton Plaza delays

Seeking to break ground on Lytton Plaza as soon as possible without violating a local law, City Manager James Keene hopes...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 15, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 60 comments | 6018 Views

AROUND TOWN

gone

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Original post made by me on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Rita O'Connell, on Aug 15, 2009 at 10:13 am | 7 comments | 3316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prison Guard's perspective

As a California Dept. of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR) employee, I have had my fill with the statements being made...

Original post made by anon on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 15, 2009 at 2:11 am | 7 comments | 2337 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Portola Valley man sentenced for manslaughter

Portola Valley resident and 2007 Woodside High School graduate Keith Knudsen received a sentence of four years and eight...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Chris Knudsen, on Aug 14, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 5 comments | 2903 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Power Seeking Goalie

This Class 3 girls’ team enjoyed a strong record in the fall of 2008 and will be playing Delgado in Fall 2009. They are...

Original post made by Marissa Mirbach on Aug. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Language School in Palo Alto or nearby

Hello. I have a friend that is planning to move to my place for a period of two months. She wants to enroll in an intensive...

Original post made by Anna on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by tutor, on Aug 14, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 1923 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing project cut to just family housing

The Eden Housing development in downtown Palo Alto was once envisioned as a win-win-win situation for all parties involved....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by altobelli, on Aug 14, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 9 comments | 2335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lytton Plaza gathering honors war dead

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Original post made on Aug. 29, 2007
Last comment by without, on Aug 14, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 16 comments | 3857 Views

SPORTS

2009 Senior Games: Longtime partners take gold in tennis

After four grueling matches in the Palo Alto heat Thursday, Anita Murchie, 76, of Alexandria, Va., and Sylvia Will, 71, of...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Laura Wuest, on Aug 14, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 4 comments | 4329 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Painting house numbers on curbs

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Original post made by Jim on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by phil welch, on Aug 14, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 9 comments | 5804 Views
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