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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frogs, salamanders dying in Yellowstone

Stanford scientists report that frogs and salamanders are dying at an alarming rate in Yellowstone National Park, but not...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 5 comments | 1586 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Peter Hansen joins staff of San Francisco 49ers

When Peter Hansen sits down with his father, Earl, on Sunday to watch Green Bay and Pittsburgh battle in the Super Bowl,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by dario, on Feb 4, 2011 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 4128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guy Consolmagno lecture canceled

A talk slated to take place tonight (Feb. 4, 2011) featuring Vatican astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno, Ph.D., has been...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Do we?, on Feb 4, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 4 comments | 1785 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three-car crash snarls traffic on Highway 101

A multi-vehicle crash blocked lanes of northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View for about 45 minutes this morning, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by speeders, on Feb 4, 2011 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 2199 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redacted email excerpt to friends in Asia - an indication of how far we have fallen

For some, today is the start of a new year. For others, a reminder of government intrusion justified by an ever lowering...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 4, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 5 comments | 1902 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police arrest four on drug charges

Menlo Park police arrested three men this week in two separate incidents on charges of possessing narcotics for sale in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by coke, on Feb 4, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 2152 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion seen near Woodside golf course

A mountain lion was spotted near a golf course in unincorporated San Mateo County near Woodside Friday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Neal, on Feb 4, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 2101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air Conditioning for High Schools - Needed?

Apparently they are installing air conditioning in some of the Gunn buildings are part of the new wave of construction. ...

Original post made by Is it needed? on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Feb 4, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 10 comments | 2234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Correction: New Esterhazy Quartet concert is Sunday

An item in this morning's (Friday, Feb. 4) Express under Hot Picks mistakenly stated that the New Esterhazy Quartet concert...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1739 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2011 'Lifetimes of Achievement' honorees announced

A former mayor, a career-development expert, an environmental and education volunteer, a gifted speaker, a voter advocate...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill Burch, on Feb 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2955 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E Ordered To Lower Gas Pressure

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110203/ap_on_re_us/us_pipeline_explosion_3 PG&E is lowering gas line pressure by 20% to...

Original post made by qq on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by TripleD, on Feb 4, 2011 at 7:53 am | 1 comment | 1922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Registering for Secrets to A Funnier You Event at Stanford University sponsored by Whole Foods

http://paloaltoinstitute.org/events/secrets-funnier-you-april-2011 The 2011 Spring T3 Talks will focus on will focus on...

Original post made by Kate on Feb. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1888 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot breaks down on stand: 'I still love her'

Bulos "Paul" Zumot, the Palo Alto man facing murder and arson charges, took the stand in his own defense Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by rixcritix, on Feb 3, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 6 comments | 4303 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

MV soccer coach arrested for molestations

A Mountain View man who runs a soccer club for boys was arrested Friday in Palo Alto on suspicion of molesting three young...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 3, 2011 at 12:04 pm | 12 comments | 3538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility pole catches fire in Palo Alto, people evacuate

A fire on a transmission pole temporarily shut down Cambridge Avenue in Palo Alto this morning. ==B Video by Tyler Hanley/Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Get the Fact Correct, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:46 pm | 7 comments | 3297 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep shoots down another Pinewood streak while deadlocking WBAL girls' hoop race

==BI Tuesday's girls' roundup== The last time the Pinewood girls' basketball team ventured into Eastside Prep's gym was...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 2, 2011 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 2331 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Skelly: Parents wrestle with expectations of kids

Palo Alto parents often fear that their children will not stand out in the sea of high-achievers, but Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by parent of paly senior, on Feb 2, 2011 at 5:54 pm | 45 comments | 3955 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tech firms pledge to help fund Stanford expansion

A corporate-philanthropy program that aims to raise as much as $150 million for the proposed Stanford Hospitals & Clinics...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 2, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 2372 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol, speed caused Stanford scholar's fatal crash

A Stanford University visiting scholar who died in a car crash on rain-slicked Middlefield Road in December had a blood-alcohol...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 2, 2011 at 4:53 pm | 16 comments | 4874 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heritage tree falls in Menlo, where plenty hear

Money doesn't grow on trees, but apparently it does grow if you chop the tree down. After an hour and a half of late-night...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by MP Resident, on Feb 2, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 18 comments | 3022 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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The Cost of Service
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Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
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One-on-one time
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