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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is it with this Admin and the Disabled?

First it was Obama "joking" about the Special Olympics relative to his bowling skills, and now it is his Chief of Staff calling...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by GHU, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 14 comments | 1674 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford doctors in Haiti: 'Apocalyptic scene'

Two Stanford physicians who just returned from performing round-the-clock relief efforts in Haiti described it as "the most...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 25 comments | 4124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thoughts on Hoover Elementary vs Neighborhood school

I have a kid that is going to start kindergarten at Palo Verde this fall. We have registered him for the lottery at Hoover....

Original post made by Vianica on Feb. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2200 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Police Launches Anonymous Tip Service

Saw this on the city web site: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/news/displaynews.asp?NewsID=1495&TargetID=268 Palo Alto...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 6, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Mic

Last night the Palo Alto Children's Theater Teens Art Council hosted their first All High School Open Mic event at the Lucie...

Original post made by First Teen Arts Council Open Mic on Feb. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2146 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Shopping Center worker beaten and robbed on Thursday

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14344981...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2098 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Feb. 6-7)

[http://www.booksinc.net/ Author: Bill Raney] Bill Raney will be presenting his poignant memoir, "Letters to Zerky," about...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Randall Newman, on Feb 5, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 1999 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cooley Landing Community Workshop February 6

Cooley Landing is an 8.5 acre peninsula at the end of Bay Road, surrounded on 3 sides by San Francisco Bay. It contains...

Original post made by Cooley Landing Project on Feb. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2600 Views

SPORTS

Plenty of local women gracing Division I water polo rosters

There are at least 30 local women's water polo athletes on the rosters of various Division I schools around the country....

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Barb C, on Feb 5, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 5472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge to consider 'competence' in Walgreen's arson case

New evidence about the possible mental incompetence of convicted Walgreen's arsonist Donald Ray Williams leaves open the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 2205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's bail request hinges on recordings

Bulos Zumot, the Palo Alto man whom police said strangled Jennifer Schipsi and burned down the house the two of them shared...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Yikes, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:54 am | 17 comments | 2082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for robbery attempt near PA park

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Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by meno, on Feb 5, 2010 at 9:27 am | 7 comments | 3792 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture The proposed law would apply to new home-building, larger developments and...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Odd markets, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:46 am | 2 comments | 1673 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Meg Whitman's campaign accused of making criminal threats

California's insurance commissioner accuses Meg Whitman's campaign (for governor) of making criminal threats. He asks the...

Original post made by Meg on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Give me Meg, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:39 am | 7 comments | 1717 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

another Mountain View crime spree

Most of these crimes happened in Los Altos, but the crooks were reportedly from Mountain View: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14337553 Arson,...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 4, 2010 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2080 Views

SPORTS

High school athletes sign up to continue careers in college

The top high school athletes of today are a step closer to becoming perhaps the top collegians of the future. For a handful...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by wow, on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 2628 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football covers the field with highly ranked recruiting class

Two of the top-15 rated quarterbacks, and a total of three, signed national letters of intent to Stanford Wednesday and some...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Jan the fan, on Feb 4, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 2269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto high-school plan splits trustees

Ever since Ravenswood High School closed in 1976, East Palo Altans have wanted a high school of their own back. But a proposal...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by SMART, on Feb 4, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 3351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Educating pedestrians on the dangers of road traffic

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Original post made by Walker on Jul. 5, 2008
Last comment by resident, on Feb 4, 2010 at 10:48 am | 11 comments | 2671 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VA investigates glaucoma patients' treatment

An in-depth investigation into practices by optometrists at the Palo Alto VA Health Care System found that some patients...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by John, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:43 am | 11 comments | 3765 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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