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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spontaneous combustion in Woodside fire

The spontaneous combustion of oily rags brought firefighters to the residence at 525 Moore Road in the Woodside Heights neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Moi, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:00 am | 1 comment | 2291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ugly housing on Stanford Campus

I have always trusted Stanford to build decent architecture. The new houses on Stanford Avenue are below the standard of...

Original post made by Jimmy Noh on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy Noh, on Aug 11, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 19 comments | 3173 Views

SPORTS

PA Oaks going to Houston for World Series

Palo Alto Oaks' manager Steve Espinoza watched his team earn a berth in the Stan Musial World Series with an extra-innings...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Aug 11, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 2 comments | 2710 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How To Stop Garbage Rate Increase - Act Now

WHAT?: Palo Alto says it is going to implement a garbage collection hike of $5.00 per customer per month ... that means your...

Original post made by Anon. on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 22 comments | 2895 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google-Verizon deal raises Eshoo's eyebrows

News about a potentially game-changing deal between Mountain View's Google and Verizon has caught the attention of Congresswoman...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Toady, on Aug 11, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 10 comments | 2305 Views

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Resurfacing Cubberley Parking Lot

I have to say that Cubberley Parking Lot has been in bad shape for many years and I had not heard that it was going to be...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by David, on Aug 11, 2010 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 1816 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arizona decision

Let's see If I got it right - The Federal Government has exclusive authority to enforce Immigration laws. States cannot...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Paul M. Heller, Esq., on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:21 am | 34 comments | 3444 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ribbon cutting for apartments set Wednesday

A ribbon-cutting ceremony late Wednesday morning (Aug. 11) will mark the official opening of the new 56-unit Alta Torre apartments...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by ufo223, on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:02 am | 7 comments | 3623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tommy Fehrenbach to spearhead Palo Alto economic development

Tommy Fehrenbach, relationship manager at Borel Private Bank & Trust Co. and former chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Board...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 2978 Views

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High Speed Rail

The People of Palo Alto Do NOT Want HSR. Get over it, Dont force it down our city.. Cal Train cant even get enough riders,...

Original post made by Gus L. on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by bill, on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 5 comments | 2137 Views

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Politics, Pulpit and Tax-Exempt Status

I have tried to attend 6 different Churches in the last 8 years, leaving every one of them once politics hits the pulpit...It...

Original post made by Fed Up, again on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 14 comments | 2302 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tunneling dropped as Midpeninsula rail option

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Palo Alto/Midpeninsula portion of the state's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 122 comments | 6764 Views

SPORTS

A big save leads to a big PA soccer club victory

The Palo Alto 93B Blue Panthers men's U19 soccer team needed a big stop from goalie Cameron McElfresh just to get into the...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4395 Views

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Stanford School of Medicine turns to iPads

Incoming medical students at Stanford University will have fewer textbooks to carry this fall after the university distributes...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Julie B, on Aug 10, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 7 comments | 3043 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Seat-belt enforcement crackdown in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are on the lookout for motorists and passengers driving without a seatbelt. Scofflaws face extra scrutiny...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Aug 10, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 9 comments | 3039 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police attack plan to end arbitration

Palo Alto's police officers have joined the firefighters union in opposing the city's effort to erase the binding-arbitration...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:22 am | 40 comments | 4405 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why filter your news through reporters? Get it direct from the source.

I notice that the press release page of the official City of Palo Alto web site has a new header: "Why filter your news through...

Original post made by news junkie on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by R, on Aug 9, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 3 comments | 1953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill Gates talks bald facts with Stanford students

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Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 9, 2010 at 11:12 am | 5 comments | 4393 Views

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Alma Street sidewalk/curb project starts Monday

A "concrete rehabilitation" project along Alma Street in south Palo Alto will begin Monday (Aug. 9), funded by a $209,000...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 9, 2010 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 2466 Views

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Surprise: Tesla, Toyota to build an electric car

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made a surprise announcement today that Palo Alto-based electric car company Tesla, Inc., and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tax subsidy for wealthy buyers, on Aug 9, 2010 at 8:05 am | 13 comments | 3432 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
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