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AROUND TOWN

A tale of two theaters

While Palo Alto developer Charles "Chop" Keenan opted to close the Varsity Theatre on University Avenue in 1994, he has kept...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 12, 2011 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident named Financial Times Person of the Year

Last week, Time Magazine named that Facebook guy as person of the year. Today, the Financial Times names a different Palo...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by fanboi, on Dec 23, 2010 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two HP directors resign, chair steps down

Hewlett-Packard Co. announced Thursday, April 4, that its board chair, Raymond Lane, would step down, and two of its board...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by boscoli, on Apr 7, 2013 at 6:28 am | 5 comments | 1672 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High Speed Rail runs out of Money

On the news this morning it was revealed that the HSR project has run out of money and that a contractor working on the first...

Original post made by Jenny on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by stock trader, on Mar 6, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 16 comments | 1671 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Government retirement benefits: national perspective

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/10/AR2009101002360.html Washington Post article on underfunded...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1671 Views

SPORTS

A shocker: Stanford women fall in Final Four

There's not much else the Stanford women's basketball senior class needed to accomplish to take its rightful place in Cardinal...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Andrew, on Apr 6, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 13 comments | 1671 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls fall just short of a title in De Anza Division finals

==B Girls' track and field== One Robinson sister helped the Gunn girls' track and field team finish third at the 2010...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Track Athlete, on May 7, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1671 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

God Bless the United States of America

Pres. Obama made a speech on prime time TV tonight, ending in his usual "God Bless the United States of America". A CNN...

Original post made by Greg on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 25, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 5 comments | 1671 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Adult, young cougars sighted in Portola Valley

An adult mountain lion and a young mountain lion were spotted Saturday afternoon in Portola Valley, according to the San...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 6 comments | 1671 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HP gets contract to speed immigration checks

A $41.6 million contract to help speed up immigration-status checks has been awarded to HP Enterprise Services, the Palo...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on May 25, 2010 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Golf course architect presents new plan

Golf-course architect Forrest Richardson presented a new plan for reconfiguring Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course, which would...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jan 30, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 27 comments | 1671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mighty market

Keep it local and listen to your customers. That's what John Piazza Sr. of Piazza's Fine Foods, which has a newly expanded...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 1671 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report finds dearth of grocery stores in Palo Alto

Palo Alto may be a regional Mecca for high-end fashion and classy restaurants, but local neighborhoods are suffering from...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on May 15, 2009 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 1670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Does 'Planned Community' really mean 'Unplanned Community' or 'Negotiated Zoning'?

When I was first introduced to a "Planned Community" zone in the mid-1960s it was with an enthusiastic assessment by a professional...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 19, 2013 at 9:49 am | 10 comments | 1670 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drunk-driving arrests top 1,700

More than 1,700 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the first...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 1, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does anyone know where the stairway on Page Mill leads?

The stairs on the south side of Page Mill, near Foothill Expressway. Where to those lead? Underground pathways to offices?...

Original post made by Curious on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by abc, on Jul 17, 2009 at 1:57 am | 7 comments | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto dumps controversial fire-staffing study

Palo Alto officials have scrapped a much-anticipated study into staffing levels at the Fire Department after learning that...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by LT, on May 15, 2010 at 6:45 am | 1 comment | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Black-and-White Ball may be less grey this year

Palo Alto's biennial Black & White Ball fundraising dinner/dance could be a bit less grey this year. Organizers are encouraging...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Wynn Hausser, on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

SFO Shuttle Bus at Caltrain Station

Last few days I have seen a bus in the Palo Alto station parking lot marked 'SFO Shuttle Bus.' I can't find anything on...

Original post made by Lauren T on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 12, 2011 at 8:59 am | 5 comments | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto adopts inventory of historic places

East Palo Alto's rich history took a first step toward preservation on Jan. 6 after the City Council unanimously voted to...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ana, on Jan 9, 2015 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 1670 Views
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