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AROUND TOWN

Foothills home engulfed by blaze

A fire engulfed a home in the foothills across from Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve today, July 4, narrowly missing an...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dennis, on Jul 8, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 12 comments | 3267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big hike in Palo Alto refuse-pickup rates coming

Palo Alto residents and businesses face a big increase in refuse-pickup and dump fees in the next year to make up for a $6.3...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by Novice, on Jul 8, 2010 at 11:23 am | 9 comments | 2972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: High-speed rail ridership data flawed

California high-speed rail ridership studies are flawed and are "unreliable for policy analysis," according to an independent...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Caltrain rider, on Jul 8, 2010 at 9:40 am | 30 comments | 4602 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek more witnesses in Lewis killing

San Mateo police detectives looking for additional witnesses to the slaying of community rehabilitation leader David Lewis...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Tim B., on Jul 8, 2010 at 8:49 am | 8 comments | 2627 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Well written article from the public WSJ site on why the Keynes Model is failing ( again)

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703615104575328981319857618.html Failed the first time it was tried under...

Original post made by Anti-Keynesian on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Good laugh at Republicans expense, on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:07 am | 15 comments | 2444 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Empire of Thirst - Water in the West

If you are interested in learning why increasing population in the Bay Area is a recipe for disaster, this exhibit shows...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 8, 2010 at 5:21 am | 9 comments | 2241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Middle-aged man robs Menlo Park bank

A man estimated to be about 40 to 50 years old with gray hair robbed the Bank of the West branch at 900 Santa Cruz Ave....

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by middle aged white guy, on Jul 7, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 7 comments | 2734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pictures of Resistance Opening Reception

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pictures of Resistance: The Wartime Photographs of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman Oshman Family JCC...

Original post made by Jan Greenfield on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 7, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 2286 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja's Minnis takes polo jobs at Harvard

Ted Minnis wanted so much to win a Central Coast Section water polo title with his Castilleja team. He looked forward to...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Jul 7, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 7494 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Christopher Hitchens Diagnosed: Esophageal Cancer Cancels Book Tour

Sad newshttp://www.postchronicle.com/news/entertainment/tittletattle/article_212310150.shtml He has been a resident of...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Wish him well, on Jul 7, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 2826 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building community, creating income and employment

The benefits of urban beekeeping are substantial. Despite the conventional view of the city as a slough of pollution, urban...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2302 Views

AROUND TOWN

An Independence Day with flavor

Hundreds of eager chili eaters were on hand for the 29th annual Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off Sunday at Mitchell Park...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by JF, on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:39 am | 8 comments | 2255 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

San Mateo County supervisor to step down

San Mateo County District 1 Supervisor Mark Church announced Tuesday he will step down from the Board of Supervisors in January....

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2833 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula cities issue new challenge to rail authority

Palo Alto and its four allies in the Peninsula Cities Consortium have issued a new call for the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 2086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Achievement gap' still dogs Palo Alto schools

Despite years of efforts to combat it, a long-standing academic achievement gap persists in Palo Alto schools. African-American...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by HelpUsIn94303, on Jul 6, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 116 comments | 12922 Views

SPORTS

Sharapova already knows her opening match for Bank of the West

The entire field for the 2010 Bank of the West Classic has yet to be filled, but key players already are finding out when...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Bob and Louise, on Jul 6, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 2809 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Never say it can't get any worse...

From Reason Magazine: Posted on July 2, 2010, 6:00AM In Newcastle-under-Lyme, England, the local council has introduced...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by geez, on Jul 6, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crackdown nets fewer drunk drivers this year

DUI arrests in Santa Clara County are down from this time last year, according to the sheriff's office. On Sunday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by just say no, on Jul 6, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 8 comments | 2595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winners of the Chili Cook-Off?

Can anyone tell me who one in each category on Sunday's amazing Chili Cook-Off?...

Original post made by Chrissy Spanoghe on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Jul 6, 2010 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 2396 Views

AROUND TOWN

A spiritual movement

On a sweltering Saturday in early June, an eclectic group of dancers gathered in a mirrored room at Palo Alto's Cubberley...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by Diane Nikfar, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 2955 Views
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