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AROUND TOWN

Smith & Hawken closing

This is a bummer: Smith & Hawken is closing down the whole chain of stores, including the one at Stanford Shopping Center. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/inmarin/detail?entr...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2009 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 2058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill construction planned through early August

Pavement and electrical work on Page Mill Road and Oregon Expressway that sparked road rage last week will extend into August...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 10, 2009 at 12:05 am | 9 comments | 2781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan to receive Congressional Gold Medal

An 85-year old Palo Alto woman will receive the Congressional Gold Medal, the White House announced July 1. Margaret Phelan...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Radar, on Jul 9, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 23 comments | 2614 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Popular Palo Alto medical assistant murdered

A beloved medical assistant at Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Palo Alto Center was reportedly murdered in Mexico during the...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sylvia J. Smitham, on Jul 9, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 2367 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Documentary of a maverick

Former U.S. Rep. Pete McCloskey had only one comment about a documentary on his life, airing on Sunday (July 5) at 6:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 9, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 3137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OT advice

I would like to hear from parents who have experience with starting occupational therapy with an older child (13). Is it...

Original post made by amom on Jul. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2438 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GOP Looking for a Voice

Full disclosure: I am a registered Democat. And I think it is important that there are two healthy political parties...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2009 at 10:21 am | 35 comments | 2319 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

100 acres of foothills to blaze today

Don't be alarmed if you see smoke billowing up from Skyline Boulevard today (Wednesday). Fire officials plan a "prescribed...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by RR, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:07 am | 9 comments | 2221 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

hundreds of people killed in Xinjiang , China this week

For the last few days, the headline news story in most European newspapers is about the mass killings in western China's...

Original post made by jenny on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2009 at 3:29 am | 7 comments | 1778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook to move to Stanford Research Park

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Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by sunil kasliwal, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:40 pm | 13 comments | 5977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking permits ahead for College Terrace?

Commuters who park their cars in Palo Alto's populous College Terrace neighborhood could soon be required to find a new spot...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Stan, on Jul 8, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 22 comments | 2743 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fireworks (?) Bust in Hoover Park

Has anyone been concerned about the rising use of fireworks in Hoover Park? I live across the street and last night I...

Original post made by Freighter on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 8, 2009 at 11:22 am | 6 comments | 2138 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police arrest auto-burglary suspect

Menlo Park police arrested a man found hiding in the bushes near a reported auto burglary and matching a description of the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Bernstein, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2407 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Disappearing threads

Recently a number of threads dealing with national issues have mysteriously disappeared after being around for at least a...

Original post made by svatoid on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by svatoid, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:52 am | 16 comments | 2099 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto tests new energy-efficient streetlights

Palo Altans may soon notice a whiter glow beaming out of local streetlights and dimmer greens and reds directing cars and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:02 am | 15 comments | 2482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A new kind of Independence Day : Recent research on alcohol dependence and the brain

As we approach our national birthday, Independence Day, it occurred to me that there is a connection to some of my work of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 8, 2009 at 6:22 am | 4 comments | 3927 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Historic bike ride'? How about 'Historic Lack of Planning'?

I don't get it. I've seen this cyclist around town on his hiwheel bike. He tried to cycle across the country but gave it...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by susanMD, on Jul 7, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 5 comments | 1847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto utilities commission set for shake-up

The five-member Palo Alto commission charged with advising the city on utility issues lost two veterans last week -- but...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by dave, on Jul 7, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 2111 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto expands utilities commission

A Palo Alto commission that helps oversee the city's Utilities Department will soon have more members and, possibly, a more...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 7, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 2273 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys shoot down Gunn hopes once again

With 7.5 seconds left and Palo Alto High School's basketball team down by one to first-place Gunn, Joseph Lin had the ball...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by jsess, on Jul 7, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 3643 Views
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