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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area airports on alert after Moscow bombing

Bay Area airports are in a wait-and-see mode after a terror attack at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport that killed dozens of people...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Profile white males, on Jan 24, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 1854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another small quake hits southeast of San Jose

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck east of San Jose late Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by john delano, on Jan 24, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 1655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google shake-up: Bold move or no big deal?

With more businesses than ever targeting its customers, Google is aiming to get back some of the spark with co-founder Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 24, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 2141 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women shred another Pac-10 foe

You won't get much argument if you were to offer that Stanford senior Jeanette Pohlen is one of the country's top guards....

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Rod, on Jan 24, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'New information' surfaces on Alpine Road crash

Officials from the California Highway Patrol gathered at the intersection of Alpine Road and Interstate 280 around noon Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Witness, on Jan 24, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 22 comments | 2978 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Traditional' California Ave. fountain favored in voting

Palo Alto art critics have spoken. A total of 419 members of the public weighed in on the upcoming California Avenue fountain...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 24, 2011 at 11:56 am | 8 comments | 3166 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two alarm fire at Dittmer's and Masa's Sushi today

The SJ Mercury has a short article about the fire at Dittmer's today: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_17177258?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Yum, on Jan 24, 2011 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1903 Views

AROUND TOWN

California unemployment rate rises again

One in eight California residents was unemployed as of December 2010, state officials said in a report released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 14 comments | 2263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire hits Mountain View butcher shop, restaurant

A two-alarm blaze significantly damaged a butcher shop and shut down a neighboring sushi restaurant in Mountain View early...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Jim_H, on Jan 24, 2011 at 4:43 am | 1 comment | 2067 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police outline assault on crime wave

A string of 20 robberies in Palo Alto neighborhoods is among the most serious some officers have seen in their careers because...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Not a Threat, on Jan 23, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 50 comments | 8662 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jeff Rosen sworn in as Santa Clara County district attorney

New Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen said Wednesday that he plans to restore two units that will use DNA evidence...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by student, on Jan 23, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 2481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto polling community on city's trees

Community members who would like to stake a claim in the state of the city's urban forest have been solicited to participate...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Jan 23, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 7 comments | 2325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford offers Palo Alto $173 million in 'benefits' for hospital expansion

Stanford University Medical Center has offered Palo Alto a $173 million package of community benefits -- including an aggressive...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 23, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 34 comments | 5194 Views

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Palo Alto receives $1.5M grant for California Ave.

Plans to spruce up Palo Alto's California Avenue retail shopping district got a boost after the city received a coveted $1.5...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Cal Ave is Clearly Broken, on Jan 22, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 34 comments | 3955 Views

AROUND TOWN

A mission of music

There's a special kind of harmony that comes from sharing a piano bench. As LaDoris Cordell and Josephine "Jodi" Gandolfi...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 3 comments | 7646 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Free at Last' celebrates 17 years of helping people

"Free at Last," an organization that for 17 years has helped people escape from drugs and alcohol and become free and productive,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ravenswood, on Jan 22, 2011 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 1826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Addison principal will move to Duveneck

A search is on for a new principal at Addison School after an announcement Monday that the school's longtime principal, John...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by PA mom, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:43 am | 36 comments | 4521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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Original post made by Jordan Dad on Mar. 1, 2008
Last comment by former Addison parent, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:40 am | 58 comments | 16245 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, Palo Alto school board

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19798...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by David, on Jan 21, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 2744 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Elks Lodge design gets unanimous approval

On Thursday, Palo Alto's Architectural Review Board unanimously endorsed the architect's vision for the two-story Elks Lodge...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by member, on Jan 21, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 50 comments | 6181 Views
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