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AROUND TOWN

Joan Baez to speak at local Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

This Sunday in Palo Alto, famed folk singer Joan Baez lends her voice to a free local celebration for Dr. Martin Luther King...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by NOT from Palo Alto -, on Jan 19, 2010 at 3:17 pm | 19 comments | 2925 Views

AROUND TOWN

if Palo Alto is so bicycle-friendly, why don't we have a bicycle taxi service like in Mountain View?

Pedal-powered taxis roll down Castro: http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5754...

Original post made by Steve on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 19, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 1904 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hennessy: Outdated export laws hurt U.S.

Restrictions on technology exports are hurting American innovation and scientific leadership, Stanford University President...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Arthur Bienenstock, on Jan 19, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 2334 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree limb impales car in Menlo Park, injures driver

The driver of a silver Toyota was injured when the top of a redwood tree came crashing through his windshield as he was driving...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Good Thing school wasn't in session, on Jan 19, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advantages and Disadvantages of Pinewood

Hello all, The question about Menlo School prompts this one from me about Pinewood. We are considering sending my daughter...

Original post made by Just Looking for Now on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by GSB Parent, on Jan 19, 2010 at 11:17 am | 13 comments | 5680 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Union calls for new look at organizational structure

Palo Alto's largest labor union is calling on the city to reevaluate its entire organizational structure before both sides...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by John, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 2172 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second $50,000 match offered for Haiti relief

A local drive to raise $50,000 to help victims of the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti has been accomplished, the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 2714 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thousands lose power as storm rages on

Stormy weather has knocked out power to about 26,000 PG&E customers in the Bay Area this morning, a PG&E spokeswoman said....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Evan, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1817 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heavy rain, high winds expected to hit Bay Area

Nearly 10 inches of rain are expected to fall throughout the Bay Area by the end of the week in a series of storms not normally...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 19, 2010 at 7:49 am | 4 comments | 2048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ruling on Palo Alto sit-lie ordinance looms

Attorneys for longtime panhandler Victor Frost and the City of Palo Alto wrangled in court on Thursday afternoon over the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 18, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 12 comments | 1999 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A walk in Atherton park leads to arrest

Atherton Police Officer Gordon Dere saw a parked vehicle at Holbrook-Palmer Park at 11:08 p.m. Thursday. Since the park closes...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by dave, on Jan 18, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 10 comments | 2637 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police say Menlo Park girl, 14, is still missing

Police are still looking for Jennifer Blair, a 14-year-old resident of Menlo Park who was last seen leaving her residence...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Laura Blair, on Jan 18, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 2167 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Air Drop Money on Port Au Prince, Haiti

There is food in Haiti, and it can be sold in Port Au Prince. Already, make shift markets are being set up, with merchants...

Original post made by Sally on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sally Ellipsoidal, on Jan 18, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 4 comments | 1859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giant Chicken

Does anyone know why a giant chicken (at least, giant for a chicken) was walking around downtown on Thursday?...

Original post made by Bea on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by CHinCider, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 6 comments | 1914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wedding mishaps, anyone?

I am looking for people to interview for a story who had a snafu prior to their wedding and had to pull a last-minute rabbit...

Original post made by Sue Dremann on Jan. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alex Freeman marvelous at MLK interfaith celebration

I attended the MLK interfaith celebration yesterday with my family and had the privilege to hear this talented young man...

Original post made by Michele on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by James, on Jan 18, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 1709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's murder case moved to San Jose

A tense shouting match between the families of murder suspect Bulos Zumot and victim Jennifer Schipsi before Zumot's Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 18, 2010 at 9:40 am | 16 comments | 2470 Views

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what caused power outage today?

It was out from 8.30 to around noon - does anyone know why?...

Original post made by belle on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Brian, on Jan 18, 2010 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 1773 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New grant funds equipment for Palo Alto police

Palo Alto's police officers will soon be equipped with global-position-system devices, binoculars and radio earpieces thanks...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by K, on Jan 18, 2010 at 12:25 am | 8 comments | 2507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gun battle erupts in East Palo Alto

Twenty-five to 30 shots were fired in a gun battle in East Palo Alto Thursday evening, injuring two men, according to an...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by interested, on Jan 17, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 16 comments | 2549 Views
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