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College Terrace Police Activity

Today Friday August 20, 2010 I came home to a dozen police cars at the end of my street and lots of yellow crime scene tape....

Original post made by Bellesearching on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 21, 2010 at 9:30 am | 9 comments | 2630 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anybody interested in a real economic recovery?

The economy is NOT improving. It is getting worse. This is not your older borther's recession. The new normal is reality,...

Original post made by Greg on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by just do it, on Aug 21, 2010 at 6:43 am | 23 comments | 2630 Views

AROUND TOWN

In new group, singing is all about the boys

One need only take a look at Michael Jackson or Josh Groban to realize that there is something particularly exciting about...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Aug 20, 2010 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 3523 Views

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Feature story: Fighting for justice

The nonprofit organization Community Legal Services, founded in 2002, aims to help low-income residents fight for their rights...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Peaches, on Aug 20, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 16 comments | 4407 Views

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Historic Palo Alto church will become offices

The striking and historic First Church of Christ, Scientist building at the corner of Bryant Street and Forest Avenue in...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Stan Howard, on Aug 20, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 21 comments | 3260 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Court halts Calif. gay marriages pending appeal

That was an fast decision----http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100816/ap_on_re_us/us_gay_marriage_trial "A federal appeals...

Original post made by Sharon on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 20, 2010 at 7:56 am | 35 comments | 6329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Environmental education Read letters here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13470 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by ARB complaints, on Aug 20, 2010 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 2869 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Home Front

BAY-FRIENDLY GARDENING ... </B>A "Gardening from the Ground Up" workshop will be offered on <B>Saturday, June 19</B>, from...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2748 Views

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South Palo Alto power outage muffles concert

A power outage Saturday night darkened a large area of south Palo Alto and temporarily silenced a summer Twilight Concert...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jerry Fletcher, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:43 pm | 22 comments | 3516 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public Transport in the Bay Area and California

Let's face it, public transport in Northern California is a joke. Anyone who has traveled abroad has seen how it works well...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 19, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 18 comments | 2219 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Facebook unveils new 'Places' feature

Social-media giant Facebook unveiled its much-anticipated "Places" feature Wednesday, allowing users to share their real-time...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 19, 2010 at 9:00 pm | 9 comments | 2790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police hunt for armed men at Menlo Park Safeway

Employees at a Menlo Park Safeway store had a scare early Monday morning (Aug. 16) when police evacuated the store searching...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 19, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 8 comments | 2744 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View introducing the iCouncil

In hopes of saving a lot of paper, three Mountain View City Council members will be ditching their inches-thick weekly reports...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by A-Journey-Of-1000-Days-Starts-With-A-Single-Ste, on Aug 19, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 2158 Views

SPORTS

La Tourette earns silver medal at Pan Pacific Champinships

Cardinal corner Stanford junior Chad La Tourette earned a silver medal in the 1,500 free at the Pan Pacific Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Peter La Tourette, on Aug 19, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 3276 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

net neutrality: modern democracy or communist plot?

Everyone from President Obama to Al Franken to Consumer Reports have been pushing for network neutrality lately. Content...

Original post made by net user on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 19, 2010 at 11:15 am | 7 comments | 2001 Views

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Online 'e-personation' could bring fines, jail time

Claiming to be someone whom you're not on the Internet could get you thrown in jail or subject to a fine or a lawsuit, if...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:52 am | 15 comments | 2699 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Today is World Humanitarian Day. Please read and help

Your readers may wish to provide support to a devastated region. To find out more about the International Committee of...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Aug. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2166 Views

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Barnes & Noble opening in downtown Palo Alto

Bookstore giant Barnes & Noble is moving into downtown Palo Alto, but shoppers will still need to head to Redwood City because...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Aug 19, 2010 at 6:03 am | 13 comments | 8157 Views

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Bay Area gasoline prices creeping up

A report released Tuesday (Aug. 10) by AAA Northern California shows that gas prices in the Bay Area and across the country...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 12 comments | 2405 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

From the Bay to Skyline Ridge

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Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Josh Kelly, on Aug 18, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 14 comments | 5006 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE