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AROUND TOWN

Wall Street Journal says HP bribery scandal is widening

This is a $44.5 million bribery scandal that took place between 2001-2006. HP executives allegedly bribed Russian government...

Original post made by Carly on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 12, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 4 comments | 1801 Views

AROUND TOWN

City attorney retirement is new opportunity

The announcement that City Attorney Gary Baum will retire Oct. 31 after six years heading Palo Alto's legal department provides...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 29, 2010 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park school funding: Bad news gets worse

Local elementary school districts have been bracing and adjusting for dramatic funding cuts for the next school year as the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Amazon, on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:34 am | 17 comments | 1801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strong-arm robbery occurs near downtown Palo Alto

A woman walking near downtown Palo Alto was the victim of a strong-arm robbery on Saturday afternoon. She sustained minor...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 1801 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Town and Country Ingress/Egress

The ingress and egress to Town and Country shopping center desperately needs to be addressed. Someone is going to be killed...

Original post made by Old Palo Alto on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by David, on Sep 30, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 4 comments | 1800 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tiger Woods injured in Florida car crash

Acclaimed golfer Tiger Woods has been injured in a car crash in Florida early Friday morning, state officials announced....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 1, 2009 at 9:09 am | 14 comments | 1800 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alvarez jury still weighing life or death

Jurors in San Mateo County who are deliberating a possible death sentence for Alberto Alvarez versus a life in prison failed...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by ernie, on Dec 21, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 9 comments | 1800 Views

SPORTS

Paly, SHP boys take over first in their leagues

The Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep boys' basketball teams had a golden opportunity on Friday night. Both had a chance to...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Paly, on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1800 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: What dreams may come ...

Lately I have been kind of worried. I worry about leaving California in today's economy. Reading the news online, you see...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Matresa C., on May 6, 2011 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 1800 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wlker and his Lt Govenor Win in Wisconsin

WSJ MADISON, Wis.—Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall election Tuesday, dealing a blow to organized labor, unsettling...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Debbie, on Jun 7, 2012 at 9:57 am | 24 comments | 1800 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

City ups contribution for Palo Alto History Museum

How much money should Palo Alto spend in the present and the future to establish a museum that would tell the story of the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 18, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 17 comments | 1800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown venture combines 'fitness, food and friends'

Fitness, food and friends. For people of a certain age -- empty nesters, perhaps, with a bit more time on their hands --...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff, on Sep 25, 2010 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 1800 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green goals, infrastructure on city's 2012 agenda

Curbing employee costs, fixing up the city's aged infrastructure, reopening the city's largest library and using technology...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by HowMany.org, on Jan 10, 2012 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1799 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting leaves youth wounded

East Palo Alto police are investigating a Sunday morning shooting that left a 17-year-old male wounded in the leg. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Marksman, on Aug 24, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1799 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police use stun gun on heckler

A man from Pennsylvania threatened a comedian with a knife at a Mountain View bar Tuesday night, and was later taken down...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by veterans, on Apr 11, 2011 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 1799 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto in unique position as it begins defense of state title

One way to look at the Central Coast Section football playoffs is that it's a new season, a chance to correct the flaws from...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent x3, on Nov 18, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1799 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Culture Quiz

Oh, Palo Alto, Sophisticated, educated, multi-cultural. Here's a one question quiz to see just how broad your horizons...

Original post made by Outside Observer on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 9 comments | 1799 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barack Obama's war on women

Hilary Rosen. Who does she think she is? I raised four children, and it was WORK! Give me a break! If she is the...

Original post made by Jenny on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Apr 17, 2012 at 9:49 am | 37 comments | 1799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why the sirens this morning at 6:45 and then helicopter?

I heard lots of sirens and then around 7:30, a helicopter flying around for awhile. Criminal fleeing or car wreck? ...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by JFP, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worldwide BP Protest Day on Saturday

I don't think there are any BP branded locations in Palo Alto, but BP also owns Arco and there is an Arco at the corner of...

Original post made by Tony Hayward on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Don't boycot BP, on Jun 13, 2010 at 10:40 am | 14 comments | 1799 Views
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