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AROUND TOWN

Wall Street Journal says HP bribery scandal is widening

This is a $44.5 million bribery scandal that took place between 2001-2006. HP executives allegedly bribed Russian government...

Original post made by Carly on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 12, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 4 comments | 1993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Castilleja head takes aim at 'leadership barrier'

Castilleja School today marks a changing of the guard for only the fifth time in its 103-year history. Nanci Z. Kauffman,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by JEA, on Sep 11, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 8 comments | 3770 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democratic Gun Bills Dead

AB 1810, AB 1934, and AB 2358, all defeated. http://www.examiner.com/la-in-los-angeles/chuck-devore-republicans-kill-open-carry-ban-california Chuck...

Original post made by qq on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Perespective, on Sep 11, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 8 comments | 1992 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Highway 101 at a standstill - 11:40 a.m. today

Highway 101 at Palo Alto is stopped dead in both directions, frontage roads stopped, nothing moving. Avoid it for the time...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 11, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 3633 Views

AROUND TOWN

Businesses, universities get Second Life

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Original post made on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by Teflon II, on Sep 11, 2010 at 10:51 am | 3 comments | 3062 Views

SPORTS

Gunn grad is calling the signals for rising football program

Three wins in two years may not seem like much but for the Lewis & Clark football team it's a sign of good things to come....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2010
Last comment by Sue, on Sep 11, 2010 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 2571 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain suicide attempt in Menlo Park this afternoon?

I heard that someone parked his car on the Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park at around 4:30 this afternoon. Train was able to...

Original post made by train rider on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 11, 2010 at 5:13 am | 6 comments | 2634 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park resident appeals BevMo approval

Beverages & More won a battle in the years-long fight to open a Menlo Park store, but will they win the war? After the Planning...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Lets C Now, on Sep 10, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 2 comments | 2412 Views

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Palo Alto-based contractor Vance Brown awarded $5.75 million in Woodside construction dispute

Arbitrators awarded Palo Alto-based housing contractor Vance Brown Corp. a total of $5.75 million from Woodside homeowner...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by local gurl, on Sep 10, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 9 comments | 3025 Views

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Four-legged firefighters

Goats graze on dry grass just off East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto Wednesday. The city brought them in as a fire-prevention...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Gotmygoat, on Sep 10, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 3 comments | 831 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto embarks on disaster preparations

Palo Alto is not prepared for a major disaster, but it's better prepared than most cities. That, at least, is the opinion...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 10, 2010 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2569 Views

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Is San Antonio shopping center revamp ahead?

After being "underwhelmed" by the plan in May, a majority of the Mountain View City Council did not entirely reject revised...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by John, on Sep 10, 2010 at 11:49 am | 5 comments | 2404 Views

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Faith leaders speak out against Quran burning

Christian, Jewish and Muslim faith leaders spoke out Wednesday (Sept. 8) in Palo Alto against the rising bigotry against...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:38 am | 54 comments | 4240 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Huge 6 Alarm Fire in San Bruno-- Freeways gridlocked

280 and 101 are affected into and out of SF--- Firefighters are responding to a large fire burning on a hillside in the...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 9, 2010 at 11:14 pm | 5 comments | 2424 Views

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Man found dead in Palo Alto home in Barron Park area -- no initial sign of foul play, police report

A man was discovered dead in his home in the 500 block of Vista Avenue in the Barron Park area of Palo Alto, according to...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2010
Last comment by member, on Sep 9, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 26 comments | 2979 Views

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Palm frond caused Tuesday outage in Palo Alto

The power outage that left a portion of downtown Palo Alto dark late Tuesday afternoon was caused by a palm frond that damaged...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Light hearted fun, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 5 comments | 2295 Views

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Annoying police traps - what about folks who run lights???

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Original post made by td on Mar. 15, 2007
Last comment by Josh G, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 22 comments | 6535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heat slows down Caltrain commute, both ways

Tuesday's heat wave slowed down Caltrain afternoon/evening commute trains in both directions to reduce wear on tracks and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by jack, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 2142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Minor quake hits Santa Clara County

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.2 struck Wednesday evening in Santa...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Reluctant Siliconer, on Sep 9, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 6 comments | 3302 Views

MOVIES

Review- Hypothesis

The World Premiere of Hypothesis will be at the upcoming 6th Annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival to be held at the Grand Lake...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Brian Good, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 68 comments | 7070 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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