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AROUND TOWN

Sutter Health cuts medical foundation staff

Fifty-three positions have been eliminated at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), the organization announced Wednesday....

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 9, 2010 at 6:23 am | 26 comments | 3501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan runs first marathon, breaks record

The unofficial winner of the San Francisco Marathon not only broke the course record today, but he was running a marathon...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Dan Dascalescu, on Dec 8, 2010 at 6:37 pm | 15 comments | 6196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto goes full throttle on airport takeover

Palo Alto's effort to take control of its airport began to lift off the ground Monday night after the City Council started...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by PA Booster, on Dec 8, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 8 comments | 3294 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Body of Mountain View man found in garage

A Mountain View man apparently shot and killed himself after police surrounded his home in the 2600 block of Diericx Drive...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 8, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redwood City is creating a car-free pedestrian mall on Friday evenings

Redwood City is closing downtown streets on Friday evenings (6pm to midnight) to create a pedestrian mall. Can Palo Alto...

Original post made by downtown pedestrian on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Closing won't happen, on Dec 8, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 3 comments | 1716 Views

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Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 8, 2010 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 2314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin Immersion on the Board Agenda Tuesday

In addition to the Calendar, "The Board will consider approving the change in status of the dual immersion English/Mandarin...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:09 am | 2 comments | 1626 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver pinballs through downtown Palo Alto

A man with a history of diabetes -- and convictions for driving under the influence -- rammed into several cars and narrowly...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by SafetyWoman, on Dec 7, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 22 comments | 2723 Views

SPORTS

Luck looks ahead to New York City opportunity as Heisman finalist

==BI Marecic also in New York this week == Andrew Luck, still months away from his high school graduation, sat with two...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lucky, on Dec 7, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 2095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Experts urge 'total reassessment' of rail planning

Potentially fatal flaws are threatening California's proposed high-speed rail system, according to a new report by a panel...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 7 comments | 2449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto airport takeover faces major challenges

Palo Alto's effort to take over operations of the local airport from Santa Clara County is expected to get a lift tonight...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Keep it Open, on Dec 7, 2010 at 11:36 am | 16 comments | 3003 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football will start the new year in Miami

Andrew Luck gets a chance to shine in the glitz and glamour of Miami against one of the top pass defenses in the nation....

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by Un-Luck-y, on Dec 7, 2010 at 10:38 am | 10 comments | 2555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls deal with Children's Theatre group

Palo Alto's youngest actors will continue to participate in Children Theatre productions free of charge in exchange for a...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:32 am | 17 comments | 2953 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Eshoo gets feds to cork loud TV ads

It seems that Democrats and Republicans in Washington D.C. can agree on at least one thing these days: advertisers need to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:22 am | 10 comments | 1967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn senior Andrew Liu wins $20,000 in Siemens science contest

A Gunn High School student won $20,000 over the weekend, placing fifth out of six finalists in the Washington, D.C. nationals...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 6, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 2495 Views

AROUND TOWN

How many gifts should I prepare for those who come to collect the garbage?

I think there are three trucks, each with two men. Is that a total of 6 gifts? Also, we are debating on the gift ideas,...

Original post made by holidaygift on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by WilliamR, on Dec 6, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 2 comments | 1790 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls win first-ever state volleyball title

This has been a season of firsts for the Palo Alto High girls' volleyball team. The Vikings won the SCVAL De Anza Division...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by Theresa, on Dec 6, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 10 comments | 4345 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HMO

Ted Kennedy was the sponsor of the 1973 HMO Act. HMOs did exist prior to 1973, so Kennedy didn't "create" them. What...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 6, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 1952 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto (13-0) wins CCS Open Division football title with 21-14 triumph over Valley Christian

Palo Alto High School's football team left no doubt about which is the best team in the Central Coast Section as it beat...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by John, on Dec 6, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 4 comments | 2535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor Burt's political ambitions

Mayor Burt went all the way to Cancun for a conference (paid his own way which is outstanding), and went to San Diego for...

Original post made by lurking on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Dec 6, 2010 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 1771 Views
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