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AROUND TOWN

Things to do on the 4th of July

The Midpeninsula skies will be quieter this Fourth of July. Still, it takes more than a recession to keep Palo Alto's Summer...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Madeline, on Jul 2, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 8 comments | 9341 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council adopts 'leaner' budget for 2011

Palo Alto will eliminate dozens of positions but preserve most of its existing programs and services under a $139 million...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by BP No, not that BP, on Jul 2, 2010 at 9:02 am | 14 comments | 3956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Professor Sues Students For Doubting Her Harebrained " Theories

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Original post made by PAMD on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by All I can do is laugh, on Jul 2, 2010 at 6:14 am | 8 comments | 3035 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Seeking the cure

Dr. Jeffrey Norton tugged at a malignant tumor protruding from a patient's stomach on a recent afternoon while conferring...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Bigger bigger, on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 39 comments | 6109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crash leaves pair hanging upside down by seatbelts

A small car rear-ended at the Oregon Expressway southbound on-ramp onto Highway 101 flipped over shortly after 3 p.m. today...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by midtown mom, on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 17 comments | 3205 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police warn residents of 'airline voucher' scam

Palo Alto police are warning residents about an ongoing, nationwide Internet scam involving the sale of counterfeit or fraudulently...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by LOL, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 5547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fruit Vendors on the corner

Is it legal for the fruit vendors to sell fruit on the corners of our neighborhoods? I don't like it because it sets a dangerous...

Original post made by Amy on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Heidi, on Jul 1, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 32 comments | 3995 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google - You can trust us with your data

Google's Eric Schmidt: You can trust us with your data. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/google/7864223/Googles-Eric-Schmidt-You-can-trust-us-with-your-data.html Yea...

Original post made by Hostile Data Environment on Jul. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2481 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police ready for 'maximum enforcement' weekend

Bay Area law enforcement agencies will be stepping up their patrols and cracking down on drunk drivers to keep the roadways...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by George K., on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 2693 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modest grant will help us prepare for emergencies

Emergency Preparedness is a key city priority for 2010. On Monday night, the City Council approved $ 20,000 for the Palo...

Original post made by annette on Jun. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ham radio operators to help out on July 4

The Palo Alto Fire Department is calling on ham radio operators to help watch over fire-sensitive areas around the city during...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bobbie, on Jun 30, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 4 comments | 2545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep

I am looking for a small/alternative public high school option and I wonder what people think of Summit in Redwood City....

Original post made by Suzy on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 30, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 4 comments | 2489 Views

AROUND TOWN

:redux opening reception @ pacific art league friday 2 july

(out of the box) :redux exhibition 2-22 july 2010 opening reception friday 2 july 2010, 5:30-8pm complimenting the...

Original post made by Matthew Bailey Seigel on Jun. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2319 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

most illegal immigrants are drug mules

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer says the reason Arizona needs its strict anti-immigration law is that the majority of illegal...

Original post made by Jan Brewer on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 29, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 25 comments | 2829 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Skyline motorcycle crash kills East Palo Alto man

The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash on southbound state Highway 35, Skyline Boulevard, Saturday afternoon has been identified...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by racer, on Jun 29, 2010 at 8:03 pm | 9 comments | 3978 Views

AROUND TOWN

In the face of crisis why are local governments unwiling to change

For Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton and communities all over California this is the month in which they must adopt a budget...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 37 comments | 3525 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officials investigate explosion on San Antonio

Cal Fire is continuing to investigate the cause of a kitchen explosion in rural Santa Clara County that sent four people...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by meth lab?, on Jun 29, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 2949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council set to vote on $139M budget

Palo Alto's proposed budget, which eliminates 96 positions, raises a host of fees and partially shifts the costs of sidewalk...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 21 comments | 2782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Behind frenemy lines

Architect Edward Durell Stone was a worldwide celebrity when he accepted a commission in 1956 to design the new and ambitious...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Kung Fu Hillbilly, on Jun 29, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 8 comments | 3915 Views

SPORTS

B&B Builders constructs a winning formula in city tourney

It may seem surprising that B&B Builders is the lone unbeaten team left in the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15U City Tournament. After...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jun 29, 2010 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2672 Views
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