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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thoughtful suggestions for streamlining Palo Alto city government

This comment includes two proposals to streamline city government and increase productivity without reducing services and...

Original post made by Marie on Mar. 26, 2010
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SPORTS

Stanford women are as good as Gold-Onwude

Stanford guard Ros Gold-Onwude went ballistic on Iowa's scouting report. Whatever the Hawkeyes had planned, the fifth-year...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nomellini, on Mar 26, 2010 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vanity plate

Saw a BMW yesterday with the license "NOT4LIZ". I almost don't want to know the story behind that plate. That lets imagination...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 26, 2010 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto planners approve big foothills home

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the Foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 26, 2010 at 3:12 am | 7 comments | 1346 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Shamless Fanning of the Flames of Violence by the Democrats

Why are the Democrats fanning the flames? So many GOP and Tea Party people get much worse every day, including death threats...

Original post made by Kerry on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Kerry, on Mar 25, 2010 at 7:37 pm | 10 comments | 1962 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to discuss Cubberley sale with Foothill

Palo Alto's stalled proposal to sell 8 acres of Cubberley Community Center to Foothill College officially reemerged Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Mar 25, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 2506 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thief steals money earmarked for Haiti

Someone stole money earmarked for disaster-relief efforts in Haiti from Gunn High School over the weekend, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by stretch, on Mar 25, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 8 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Searching for design/architect for building new house in PA

Hello, I am a resident of Palo Alto. I want to build a new house on my lot in the town, on what is a site of a tract home...

Original post made by seeker on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 25, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 1721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schultz adds another honor to his resume

Menlo School grad Blake Schultz finished his illustrious basketball career at Williams College (Williamstown, MA) being named...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Henrietta, on Mar 25, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1931 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thoughts on Meg Whitman's Political Ads for Governor ?

I have not been paying that much attention to the governor's race in CA, except I have heard blips in the news about Meg...

Original post made by Anon. on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by VOTER, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 10 comments | 2011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools to add engineering, AP Chinese

An AP course in Chinese language and culture and a class in engineering design are likely to be added to this fall's class...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 3632 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Inside the jury: anatomy of a murder verdict

It was just a quick look, but what Victor Moreno saw last Friday moved him greatly. Moreno, juror No. 6 in the trial of Otto...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Lorena Lopez, on Mar 25, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 3 comments | 2485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto planners approve big foothills home

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the Foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:53 am | 2 comments | 1938 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Survey probes traits of 'senior technical women'

Technical women occupying the highest ranks of Silicon Valley companies differ in some key respects from top technical men,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by louise, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:11 am | 6 comments | 2523 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plans for California Avenue discussed, debated

Palo Alto residents debated plans for changing California Avenue Tuesday night, in particular shrinking the number of lanes...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Lawrence Garwin, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:10 am | 32 comments | 3437 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bike accident on Ross Road

Anyone know what happened to the person who was down on the ground on Ross Road (near the Y) around 6:45pm this evening?...

Original post made by Midtowner on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Midtowner, on Mar 25, 2010 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 1988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Getting into the groove

Kathleen Barkats (left) and J.R. Russ, dance students visiting Stanford University from Washington D.C., practice for an...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:53 am | 2 comments | 1799 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pet owners become 'guardians'

In an effort to encourage greater care of companion animals, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today added "guardian"...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Creeping nuttyness, on Mar 24, 2010 at 11:37 pm | 5 comments | 1689 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto firm, with Stanford ties, scores big IPO

The auspicious initial public offering of a Palo Alto-based financial-advice firm last week has IPO watchers hopeful that...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Mar 24, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 3 comments | 1795 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How Governments Spend Taxpayers' Money

At the time of this so called historic healthcare bill, I thought it timely to share this video to show in a humorous yet...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by ten18, on Mar 24, 2010 at 9:06 am | 2 comments | 1879 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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Sing and celebrate
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