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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Blockbuster goes bust

It's lights off for Menlo Park's Blockbuster store at 3532 Alameda de las Pulgas in West Menlo Park. The store plans to shut...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 29, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 5 comments | 1118 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romney Campaign says Mitt is an Etch-A-Sketch

After having a great week, winning Illinois and picking up the moderate establishment endorsement of Jeb Bush, the ongoing...

Original post made by RJ on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Apr 6, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 12 comments | 1118 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park fire district strikes deal with Facebook

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board voted unanimously on Tuesday to enter into an agreement between Facebook and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 1118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman injured in fall at M-A High parking lot

An 80-year-old woman was hospitalized Sunday night (Jan. 16) after she tripped on a speed bump and fell in the parking lot...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:28 pm | 16 comments | 1118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Enrico Fermi Award for Burton Richter, former SLAC director

Nobel Prize winner Burton Richter, director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) in Menlo Park from 1984 to 1999,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Coward, on Jan 13, 2012 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 1118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long Time Palo Alto Business Moving to Los Altos

Nature Gallery, a fixture at Town & Country for 17 years has decided it is time to expand into a larger space and leave the...

Original post made by Claire Friedman on Jan. 14, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1118 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline

Silicon Valley economy 'sizzling,' but many are left out in the cold Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/07/off-deadline...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by General Practitioner, on Feb 15, 2014 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 1117 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 | 1117 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto internet startup accused of widespread privacy fraud

Wall Street Journal says "Social Network Nears Settlement on Charges It Misled Users About Their Data": http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB100014240529702042246045770303837455151...

Original post made by zuck on Nov. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1117 Views

SPORTS

Mayfield's soccer fields deal concluded

After a year and a half on the sidelines, the concept of transforming the corner of Page Mill Road and El Camino Real into...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Jan 16, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1117 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 | 1117 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Does Romney have a chance in California?

I know it seems next to impossible, but Romney is on a big run at this point. Can he, possibly, beyond all hope, even win...

Original post made by Sean on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Oct 22, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 1117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Striving for a higher stage

The recently launched local youth stage company, A Theatre Near U, is meant to "introduce kids to a higher level of acting,"...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by A Supporter, on Jun 20, 2014 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1117 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Political establishment split over labor measure

When Palo Alto's firefighters spearheaded a ballot measure last year that sought to freeze staffing levels in the Fire Department,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jaime, on Aug 24, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 10 comments | 1116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Ave auto safety

As an Evergreen Park resident we spend a lot of time on California Ave. In the last year or so I have noticed a very dangerous...

Original post made by Andrea on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Truths, on Sep 23, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 17 comments | 1116 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Errant dog sparks death threat, arrest

Police were forced to intervene Saturday (July 23) when a 68-year-old Palo Alto woman threatened to kill her neighbor with...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by edjee09, on Jul 26, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 8 comments | 1116 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Identity-theft forum to be held in Palo Alto tonight

In response to the rise in identity thefts, Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss and District Attorney Jeff Rosen will...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Walt, on Mar 15, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Building beside Winter Lodge

Anyone know if there is anyone leasing this property, or moving in, or anything else? Otherwise, what will happen?...

Original post made by Midtown Neighbor on Dec. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

How did you find a good gardener?

Suggestions for how to find a skilled, reliable gardener who doesn't break the leaf blower ordinance? Names you'd like to...

Original post made by Michael on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by thanks, on May 29, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 7 comments | 1116 Views
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