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AROUND TOWN

'Cosmo girl' icon gives $30 million to Stanford, Columbia

Famed Cosmopolitan magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown is donating $30 million for a bicoastal "media innovation institute"...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Pad, on Feb 2, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 4 comments | 1049 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man awarded $750K in loss of Einstein letters

A man who lost valuable letters from Albert Einstein in a wildfire at Henry W. Coe State Park four years ago was awarded...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 8, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 7 comments | 1048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lightning knocks out power to SLAC

A lightning bolt struck a main electrical-transmission line to the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thursday night, shutting...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Apr 13, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford grad Buscaglia overcomes a lot for his bid for the Summer Olympics

At an age when many young men might have fallen into bad habits and spiraled out of control, Stanford grad Alex Buscaglia...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by ex-pat, on Jul 11, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo accepting paycheck during gov't shutdown

Representative Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto)has decided to accept her paycheck ($174,000 annual salary)during the government shutdown....

Original post made by Stephen Peeps on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Ferd Nerdlinger, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:56 am | 10 comments | 1048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay trees being removed to save oak trees

A crew started removing roughly 250 bay trees in several open space lands in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Monday to...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by kumar, on Jul 11, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 1048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ClimateOne zings PA on housing

From the March 22 ClimateOne podcast. Gabriel Metcalf, the Executive Director of San Francisco Planning and Urban Research...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by as is, on Apr 2, 2013 at 8:23 am | 16 comments | 1047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School starts next Thursday but already there are lots of school events!

When this new calendar was discussed, we were assured that there would be no school activities before the first day of school....

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 13, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 2 comments | 1047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan sixth-grader back after health case settled

A Jordan Middle School student whose parents sued the Palo Alto school district to block his transfer over a health issue...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by editing?, on Nov 13, 2012 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 1047 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Catholic school gets green light for expansion

A new preschool will soon open in Crescent Park after Palo Alto officials voted on Monday to approve an expansion of the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 26, 2012 at 7:57 am | 5 comments | 1047 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Did Barack Obama impersonate police officer as college student?

Ummm, no, not Obama, the other guy. Local news, former Stanford student had state police uniform, used it to impersonate...

Original post made by Barney B Street on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 7, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1047 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

My value systems are?

Rep. Paul Ryan as Romney' his vice presidential running mate. At an Atlas Society meeting celebrating Ayn Rand's...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by gary not, on Aug 16, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 1047 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great article on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

http://www.slate.com/id/2287739/pagenum/all/#p2 Two excerpts: " Anonymity has long been hailed as one of the founding...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Mar 12, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 16 comments | 1047 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E pipeline-testing project in Palo Alto begins

The PG&E gas-pipeline-testing project began with staging and excavation Thursday and will continue through late September,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 1046 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California Liberals Commitment to Taxes and Government to be put to the test

In California, based on the results of the recent election when combined with Obama's re-election at the national level,...

Original post made by Anna on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by maguro_01, on Nov 20, 2012 at 2:32 am | 15 comments | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown

Nearly 20 years ago, Midtown resident Sylvia Gartner went to a city council meeting, waved a paper bag and said, "If I can't...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 31, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 4 comments | 1046 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City View

City Council (Sept. 18) Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17646 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 22, 2012 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Possible future for Safe Ride program?

A former volunteer has offered to convene a community meeting about the future of Safe Ride, a recently canceled program...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sally Bemus, on Aug 27, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 1045 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys tennis advances to CCS semifinals

==B Monday's prep roundup== The top-seeded Menlo School boys' tennis team took another big step toward defending its title...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Grammar Guy, on May 8, 2013 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 1045 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Help Require Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food

I think people have the right to know what is in their food. Currently foods such as corn, soybeans, canola oil, sugar beets...

Original post made by GMO Labeler on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by GMO Labeler, on Mar 1, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 7 comments | 1045 Views
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