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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: The antitrust advocate

At 60, Gary Reback is a Valley legal celebrity, having had a hand in nearly every big antitrust case here since he moved...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 9, 2010 at 8:18 am | 12 comments | 3409 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who?

The Who? - Why?...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 9, 2010 at 8:03 am | 9 comments | 2004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain working to reduce horn volume

Less than a month after Caltrain raised the volume of trains' horns to meet federal regulations, the agency announced Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ellen, on Feb 8, 2010 at 11:34 pm | 22 comments | 2976 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car chase on Cowper Street sunday 8pm

Anyone know what is going on downtown with a cop car chase down Cowper Street tonight approx. 8:10pm...

Original post made by Bambi on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by bambi, on Feb 8, 2010 at 6:38 pm | 7 comments | 1951 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized Thursday (Feb. 4), the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by onlyin america, on Feb 8, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 13 comments | 1830 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small earthquake hits northeast of Milpitas

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake struck northeast of Milpitas at 7:40 p.m. Sunday night, according to the United States Geological...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Feb 8, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 5 comments | 2044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto votes to fight PG&E 'power grab'

Palo Alto will battle a PG&E-backed statewide ballot initiative that would make it more difficult for public electricity...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, on Feb 8, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 47 comments | 8233 Views

AROUND TOWN

REAL ESTATE: Exploring Barron Park

The days of summer ice-cream socials held to welcome new neighbors, spring gatherings in the park and winter parades complete...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by uncle sammy, on Feb 8, 2010 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 3216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: More Disaster First Responders

The Palo Alto Fire Department’s Office of Emergency Services still has room in its five-week, 20-hour Community Emergency...

Original post made by Paul on Feb. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

homework for palo alto elementary schools

I have visited a few elementary schools and am getting mixed messages on what the homework policy is. Seems like some schools...

Original post made by incomingk on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 8, 2010 at 6:42 am | 4 comments | 2116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Altaire and Taube Koret Projects

I have seen little news about the monolithic Altaire and Taube Koret projects going up in Palo Alto. these projects are grossly...

Original post made by Incredulous on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by employee, on Feb 7, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 27 comments | 4787 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Walgreen's arson judge runs out of patience

U.S. District Court Judge Jeremy Fogel has reached the end of his patience with delays in a hearing to overturn the conviction...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Tim Buck II, on Feb 7, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 12 comments | 2638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Palo Alto scammers are hurting more than just the people that fall for their scams

My name is Ilana Sheats and I am a student at UC Santa Cruz. I have lived in Palo Alto my whole life; I am a Paly graduate....

Original post made by Ilana Sheats on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Ilana Sheats, on Feb 7, 2010 at 10:42 am | 21 comments | 2103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cooley Landing workshop to be held Saturday

The City of East Palo Alto is hosting a workshop Saturday (Feb. 6) to solicit community input on Cooley Landing, an 8.5-acre...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 7, 2010 at 9:56 am | 3 comments | 1960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted near La Honda

A mountain lion was spotted in an unincorporated part of San Mateo County near La Honda Sunday evening, according to a San...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by jimmy the biker, on Feb 7, 2010 at 7:32 am | 10 comments | 2201 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community colleges prepare for daylong protest

The community college community is using Wednesday and Thursday this week to prepare for a one-day walkout next month over...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Stop whining, on Feb 7, 2010 at 6:25 am | 10 comments | 2186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concerts, classes and culture

Yiddish may be commonly thought of as declining, but Judith Kunofsky doesn't agree. Locally, Kunofsky sees both Yiddish language...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lori Shapiro, on Feb 7, 2010 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 2789 Views

SPORTS

Another big night for local girls' basketball teams

Eastside Prep junior guard Ahjalee Harvey has been known for taking over games, thus the Panthers should never be counted...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Paly is HOOT, on Feb 6, 2010 at 6:31 pm | 1 comment | 2446 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is it with this Admin and the Disabled?

First it was Obama "joking" about the Special Olympics relative to his bowling skills, and now it is his Chief of Staff calling...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by GHU, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 14 comments | 1759 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford doctors in Haiti: 'Apocalyptic scene'

Two Stanford physicians who just returned from performing round-the-clock relief efforts in Haiti described it as "the most...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 25 comments | 4390 Views
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