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AROUND TOWN

The world through a lens

==I Emerging photographer captures life and culture during her travels== Wouldn't you like to travel the world? Save enough...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Apr 14, 2009 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

3.6 quake strikes near Morgan Hill

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 struck in Santa Clara County Thursday afternoon about 9 miles north of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by PANDA, on May 1, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Closing the 'digital divide' east of Bayshore

A decade ago East Palo Alto embarked on an effort to "close the digital divide" that was separating less-affluent communities...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 13, 2010 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto urged not to fund a Catholic nonprofit

With Catholic Charities facing allegations of discrimination from gay-rights advocates in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Washington,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by local gurl, on Apr 18, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 16 comments | 1850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Solution to Town and Country Center backups

Extend the existing overpass on the western (El Camino) side near the railroad tracks to allow cars to cross over Embarcadero...

Original post made by Allen Podell on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by bad math, on Jan 3, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 5 comments | 1849 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

At last, a little optimism on Economy

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Original post made by Perspective on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Yea, Right, on Oct 30, 2008 at 9:37 am | 2 comments | 1849 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

H. Clinton, Sec of STATE, Trash Talks USA on climate and economy

http://in.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idINTRE5251VN20090306 Hmmm... a Secretary of State is talking about how...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 10, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 4 comments | 1849 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Apple buys Palo Alto-based Lala music startup

Lala Media, Inc., a "cloud-based" music-streaming startup based in downtown Palo Alto, has been purchased by Apple Computer,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Not Nimby, on Dec 8, 2009 at 5:57 pm | 6 comments | 1849 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Body of local nurse found, one year later

The body of Donna Dowell, an El Camino Hospital nurse who went missing a year ago, has been found by a hiker near Calaveras...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by TMM, on Dec 22, 2009 at 8:08 am | 4 comments | 1848 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Groupon CEO: 'I was fired'

After a poor earnings report sent Groupon's stock down by 24 percent, the company fired its CEO, Andrew Mason, Thursday,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 4, 2013 at 12:54 am | 17 comments | 1848 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football wins, but is not happy about it

It wasn't the crisp game Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh envisioned following a bye week, but he won't complain too much. After...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by J. M. Thomas, on Oct 25, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 1848 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sweltering heat expected to hit Bay Area

The National Weather Service announced today (Aug. 23) that an excessive heat watch would be in effect from Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by baylands lover, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown parking enforcement eased for holidays

Parking restrictions in Palo Alto's downtown shopping district will be temporarily relaxed through Jan. 1 to allow shoppers...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Nov 17, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police search for witnesses in Tuesday's shooting

East Palo Alto police are still trying to determine a motive in a Tuesday evening shooting that left three city residents...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 31, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1848 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Speech--E Pluribus Unum

President Obama: "We are shaped by every culture, drawn from every end of the Earth, and dedicated to a simple concept:...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 16 comments | 1847 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Protests target Arrillaga project in Menlo Park

A small group of residents has a large mission: Save Menlo Park. Their target? The eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Less Government, on Dec 3, 2012 at 8:15 am | 10 comments | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supreme Court's Kennedy to speak at Stanford

Stanford University's newest class of graduates will be ushered into the "real world" this weekend by U.S. Supreme Court...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Big Al, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooting in East Palo Alto hospitalizes one

East Palo Alto police are investigating a shooting that injured one person Thursday night. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16577...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Following the Campaign Money Trail

Great coverage by the Daily News 'Following the Campaign Money Trail' pointing out how unions and developers - both with...

Original post made by PD on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 25, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 13 comments | 1847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sabrina Lui

Terman Middle School student Sabrina Lui, 13, took first place in the teen category with her story "Encore," which focuses...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by sara's admirer, on Jun 21, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 1846 Views
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