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AROUND TOWN

Tesla plans to move headquarters to Palo Alto

Tesla Motors, whose sleek, flashy roadsters have become a visible emblem of Bay Area's growing electric-car industry, is...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 22, 2009 at 9:59 am | 37 comments | 2487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Free Press -vs. - BAILOUT Media

Ever wonder why Palo Alto Online deletes or lock stories that point to the failings of the press or the dishonesty of the...

Original post made by Harold H. on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Harold H., on Sep 24, 2009 at 8:04 pm | 37 comments | 1943 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The demise of the dollar

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/the-demise-of-the-dollar-1798175.html China, along with several other...

Original post made by Dean on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 8, 2009 at 5:45 pm | 37 comments | 1979 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dies in north Palo Alto house fire

A woman was found dead apparently as a result of a fire in a house in the 900 block of Addison Avenue in northern Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Palo Altoan, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 37 comments | 3109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New student-info system coming to schools

A new data system to track students' grades, discipline records and household information will be in place throughout the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Time to Grow Up, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:39 am | 37 comments | 2195 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

ShotSpotter system records tragic plane crash

First there is the sound of a plane's engines. Then a crackling noise, as though the plane has hit a power line. Then, crashing...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by T Tierney, on Feb 24, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 37 comments | 2328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: If ROTC returns will it compromise Stanford's core mission?

There appears to be much concern these days about "identity": Who or what it is we are, what we need and what we, as individual...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 9, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 37 comments | 2252 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

44% Strongly Disapprove of Obama's Job Performance

According to the latest Rasmussen daily Presidential Tracking Poll: http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/obama_administration/daily_presidential_tracking_poll ...

Original post made by Jarred on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by JTF, on May 9, 2010 at 10:48 am | 37 comments | 2327 Views

AROUND TOWN

In the face of crisis why are local governments unwiling to change

For Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton and communities all over California this is the month in which they must adopt a budget...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 37 comments | 2903 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma: the last straw on high-speed rail?

If the issues weren't so serious, last week's meeting of the California High Speed Rail Authority board of directors in San...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Life's meaning, on Aug 22, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 37 comments | 2885 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police nab purse-snatch suspects in 6 minutes

A woman walking in downtown Palo Alto Monday evening was accosted by a man who jumped from a car, threatened her with a small...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Get Smart Ladies, on Sep 23, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 37 comments | 2054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly among state's top six in SAT scores

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools rank in the top six California high schools in average SAT scores, according to data to be...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by concernedparent, on Oct 15, 2010 at 9:14 am | 37 comments | 3492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flexible libraries or rigid book warehouses?

Suggestions that Palo Alto library refurbishing and rebuilding should include flexible designs to accommodate greater use...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on Nov 25, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 37 comments | 2155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum to tackle positives, negatives of teen stress

What's the difference between "good" stress and "not-so-good" stress? This question and more will be discussed in a Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by PA Reflect, on Mar 23, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 37 comments | 4504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google fiber: Palo Alto loses out to Kansas City

A Midwest city has beaten out all Silicon Valley contenders, including Palo Alto, to become Google's first fiber-optics-wired...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by litebug, on Apr 4, 2011 at 6:23 pm | 37 comments | 2701 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Repeat DUI driver pleads not guilty in Menlo case

An Atherton woman charged with six counts of felony drunken driving posted higher bail on Tuesday, and is once again out...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Kane, on Apr 21, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 37 comments | 1789 Views

SPORTS

Coach Parks: the passing of a legend

Long-time Menlo-Atherton football and wrestling coach Ben Parks passed away in his sleep Friday night. He was 77. Known simply...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Tom Giampietro, on Mar 7, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 37 comments | 2781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Insufferable Narcissists and local parking

While I know that no one owns the street parking in front of their house, there are common courtesies neighbors can, and...

Original post made by YSK on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Oct 16, 2011 at 6:03 pm | 37 comments | 2545 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two young children struck by vehicle

Two small children were struck by a vehicle south of downtown Palo Alto on Friday (Nov. 18) evening, Palo Alto police confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Nov 21, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 37 comments | 1594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cafe vendor chosen for Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's quest to bring a cafe to the soon-to-be-completed Mitchell Park Library and Community Center has attracted an...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 6, 2012 at 10:58 am | 37 comments | 1810 Views
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