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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park unveils plan for downtown

The city of Menlo Park has released a plan establishing guidelines for development and capital improvements over the next...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 8, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 2154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High library displaying student phography

My high school kid Leo loves photography. Gunn High library is displaying Leo's photography work now. Some of these photos...

Original post made by AJ Chen on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 8, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 2628 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

think twice before you buy an Apple iPhone or iPad

Those gadgets are made in Chinese sweatshops where suicides are rampant. One woman worker jumped off a factory building...

Original post made by Steve on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by iNeeds, on Apr 8, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 7 comments | 2322 Views

RESTAURANTS

Marche on Santa Cruz

Anyone try this place in Menlo Park recently? Comments?...

Original post made by nat on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by nat, on Apr 8, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 3955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report to examine alternatives for high-speed rail

A report will be released Thursday analyzing alternative alignments for the San Jose-to-San Francisco segment of the proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Outraged, on Apr 8, 2010 at 1:18 pm | 3 comments | 1941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford nurses union(CRONA)Votes to Reject Hospitals' "Last, Best, and Final" Offer

FYI, but this is not vote to strike, just a rejection of the "last final, best" offer from the hospitals....

Original post made by It\\\'sasecret on Apr. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Finding bliss in the garden

Palo Alto landscapes to be featured in Going Native Garden Tour Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16372...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Arvind, on Apr 8, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2444 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women vow to return to the national stage with another title contender

The faithful waited for the Stanford women's basketball team on Wednesday, just like they had waited the night before. Both...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Jon, on Apr 8, 2010 at 11:11 am | 3 comments | 2469 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for robbery after altercation at Fry's

A man was arrested for strong-arm robbery Sunday after stealing a pocket knife from Fry's Electronics in Palo Alto and scuffling...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Arno Robert, on Apr 8, 2010 at 7:29 am | 18 comments | 3090 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Meg is spending like there is no tomorrow

According to the Mercury-News, Meg Whitman has already spent almost $40 million of her own money on her campaign for governor....

Original post made by Meg on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 7, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 32 comments | 2533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly boys' lacrosse pins a loss on rival Gunn

The inaugural game between the Gunn and Palo Alto lacrosse programs was celebrated Tuesday night in a lively contest at the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Coach, on Apr 7, 2010 at 9:59 pm | 4 comments | 2327 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open Letter to Nancy Pelosi

If you dare, read this scathing letter to Nancy Pelosi from Dennis L. Guthrie, an attorney,(Mercer University, 1969 JD, Phi...

Original post made by Agree with Guthrie on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Agree with Guthrie, on Apr 7, 2010 at 8:59 pm | 20 comments | 6270 Views

SPORTS

Stanford basketball welcome-home rally today

The Stanford women's basketball team will be feted today in a special welcome-home rally in Maples Pavilion at 1:30 p.m....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Richard Boris, on Apr 7, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 2424 Views

SPORTS

Title dreams end with another nightmare finish

Second-ranked Stanford was no match for top-ranked Connecticut, which pulled away in the second half to claim it second straight...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Apr 7, 2010 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 2311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chen pleads not guilty in Palo Alto cleaver attack

A restaurant worker who attacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver at a California Avenue restaurant pleaded "not guilty"...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by rydo, on Apr 7, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 2399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police report string of property crimes

Criminals got away with goods and cash valued at around $18,000 in a string of Menlo Park property crimes between March 26...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by what security!, on Apr 7, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 2421 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Late-night brawl at nightclub leads to arrest

One person was arrested following a bar fight in the Monte Carlo nightclub on Castro Street early Saturday morning which...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by carlito ways, on Apr 7, 2010 at 2:34 pm | 5 comments | 2229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Med Center negotiations revving up

After starting out on a rancorous note, Palo Alto and Stanford University are now nearing an agreement over the types of...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Apr 7, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 1766 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plasma Arc Disposal of Organic (Even Inorganic) Wastes

I have responded to a few recent threads on the organic waste stream issue. However, I do not feel that plasma arc technology...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 6, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 18 comments | 2713 Views

AROUND TOWN

REAL ESTATE: Oregon Avenue home sells for $770K

A house on Oregon Avenue in Palo Alto sold for $770,000 on March 15, 2010. The home previously sold for $500,000 in August...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 6, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 6 comments | 2203 Views
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