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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Organic is not enough

Walk into almost any supermarket in America and you are guaranteed to be bombarded. Thousands of products, advertisements,...

Original post made by Jolene Kokroko on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 2162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Don't Go Into the Bike Lane!

I was driving my car on University Avenue, near the 1700 block, heading toward the downtown area, when I encountered a car...

Original post made by Surprised Resident on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Page Mill, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 21 comments | 7481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does Palo Alto need three post-offices?

Further to this story about the US Postal service deficit http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/10/opinion/10wed1.html Does...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Fredia, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:08 pm | 24 comments | 2795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Resiliency Expert, Dr. Ken Ginsburg, coming to Palo Alto

Hi Everyone, Dr. Ginsburg is the great pediatrician/author/speaker, who was featured on a Palo Alto PTA Council/Challenge...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 20, 2010 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 2586 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-tech exec Harry Lewenstein, 83, dies

Harry Lewenstein, a retired electronics industry marketing executive, died Wednesday (Feb. 3), four days after his 83rd birthday....

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Retta from upstate NY, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 15 comments | 2601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park delays smoking ordinance

Menlo Park has delayed the adoption of a series of new smoking regulations, citing "unintended consequences" and "inconsistencies"...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by ann, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:25 am | 7 comments | 2278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

dance lesson recommends for young girls

Looking for dancing class recommendations for girls K-4 in or around Palo Alto. Can be tap, ballet, or hip hop. Prefer...

Original post made by dancinggirl on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by mom, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:16 am | 5 comments | 2527 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford backs Palo Alto's fiber drive

If Google's founders listen to their alma mater, Palo Alto may very well succeed in its bid to be selected for the company's...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:05 am | 14 comments | 2311 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuit questions procedures for dying patients

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Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by nate, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:04 am | 24 comments | 5107 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's 'stopper' will play a key NCAA role

Rosalyn Gold-Onwude has her name etched into the Stanford record books twice, right there on page 133 of this year's media...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Andre, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:03 am | 1 comment | 2433 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beasley sculpture approved for Mitchell library

Palo Alto's new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center will feature at its entrance a blocky, arch-shaped sculpture designed...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 20, 2010 at 12:39 am | 8 comments | 2337 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Doctors: Haitian will to survive amid 'stench of death'

Palo Alto physicians displayed wrenching photos of conditions in Haiti in a "thank you" presentation to volunteers and donors...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Enoch Choi, MD, on Mar 19, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 4 comments | 3606 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Voting for trust

Located in downtown Palo Alto, Open Source Digital Voting Foundation's goal is to build a publicly owned digital elections...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 2 comments | 9097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly community honors devoted office clerk Lue Phelps

Palo Alto High School's band is brushing up on "When the Saints Go Marching In" to honor Lue Phelps, who, at 89, was still...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Paly, on Mar 19, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 2 comments | 2182 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Historical Health Care Bill Procedure

Another "historical" moment..for the first time in our history we may get a law without our Congress voting on it. No...

Original post made by Left and Right Unite on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 19, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 16 comments | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Letter to Warren Buffett

The following is a letter that Menlo Park resident Jennifer Bestor wrote to billionaire Warren Buffett concerning her research...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by NO, on Mar 19, 2010 at 4:53 pm | 5 comments | 2189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three local schools land on state's 'worst' list

Three East Palo Alto schools -- including a charter school run by Stanford University -- have landed on the California Department...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by EPASally, on Mar 19, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 42 comments | 4240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget and Fire Station 8

A possible budget saving could come to the City of Palo Alto if they would consider a cooperative agreement with the State...

Original post made by David on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by , on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 2 comments | 2414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service set for Tesla employee

Friends and family of Andrew Ingram, the youngest victim of the Feb. 17 plane crash in East Palo Alto, plan to celebrate...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Andy, on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 2174 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to fight high-speed-rail 'betrayal' bills

Palo Alto is girding for battle against proposed legislation that could make the California high-speed rail project exempt...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 56 comments | 6042 Views
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