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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

French Workers Threaten to Blow up Nortel Networks

Workers at the French arm of telecommunications manufacturer Nortel Networks Corp. have threatened to blow up their factory...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Life in the Fast Lane, on Jul 18, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 1948 Views

AROUND TOWN

County validates 'wider-streets' petition

A community petition to require wider streets for new developments in Palo Alto was officially validated by Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Howard, on Jul 18, 2009 at 10:44 am | 10 comments | 1910 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

William Perry: 'Nuclear dangers are imminent'

The worldwide nuclear threat is greater today than at any time since the Cold War, former U.S. Secretary of Defense William...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Jul 18, 2009 at 10:02 am | 13 comments | 2308 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woodside OKs Jobs-Smythe contract on house

Woodside's Town Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night for a resolution that approves a contract between Apple co-founder Steve...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jul 18, 2009 at 7:42 am | 3 comments | 2454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters contain five-alarm Menlo Park blaze

Firefighters battled a five-alarm fire Thursday night at a structure containing three townhouses at 15 Susan Gale Court in...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Steve B., on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 2084 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jaguar crashes into downtown Palo Alto toy store

An elderly couple in a Jaguar sedan crashed into the Palo Alto Sport Shop and Toy World on Waverley Street Tuesday at approximately...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Jul 17, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 47 comments | 2647 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Federal funds unlikely for Palo Alto fiber project

Palo Alto's long and tangled trek toward a citywide, high-speed broadband network is unlikely to attract federal aid in the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Jul 17, 2009 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 2104 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Alcohol a factor in Stanford professor's death

Autopsy results show that Rajeev Motwani, 47, an Atherton resident and Stanford University computer science professor had...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by ~, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:50 am | 18 comments | 3468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study: Bay Area bears weight of obesity

Rampant obesity is costing Bay Area businesses and taxpayers more than $9 billion a year, according to a new study from a...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:49 am | 12 comments | 2486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does anyone know where the stairway on Page Mill leads?

The stairs on the south side of Page Mill, near Foothill Expressway. Where to those lead? Underground pathways to offices?...

Original post made by Curious on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by abc, on Jul 17, 2009 at 1:57 am | 7 comments | 1814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto considers going wireless

Palo Alto's latest proposal to bring high-speed Internet to the masses involves draping the city in a wireless network while...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Skeptic, on Jul 16, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 25 comments | 2525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why does Palo Alto pay for Victor Frost's Apartment

In the story about Victor Frost today in the Post it said that Palo Alto pays for Frost's apartment in Redwood City. Why...

Original post made by JFP on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dont feed the oversized troll, on Jul 16, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 2048 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Goldman Sachs is the Winner that Takes All

If there ever was a company that has profited from today's financial crisis its Goldman Sachs. Hail Goldman! I'm being facetious...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 16, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 2415 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Networker with a cause

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Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Cynthia, on Jul 16, 2009 at 8:22 am | 4 comments | 3227 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supreme Ct overrules Sotomayer 5-4 in firefighter case

The Supreme Court has ruled that white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., were unfairly denied promotions because of their...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Jul 16, 2009 at 6:39 am | 29 comments | 2807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group wins award for 'tunnel' vision

Long before Palo Alto neighborhoods quivered at the thought of elevated high-speed trains whishing over their heads at 125...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Grandparent, on Jul 16, 2009 at 12:39 am | 30 comments | 3175 Views

AROUND TOWN

In Palo Alto, decision delayed on JJ&F

After five years of revisions and negotiations, a controversial plan to expand JJ&F Food Store and build offices, apartments...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 15, 2009 at 10:45 pm | 26 comments | 2698 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Search for East Palo Alto carjackers continues

East Palo Alto police continue to search for two suspects involved in a carjacking on Poplar Avenue in East Palo Alto that...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 15, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 2 comments | 1989 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View residents arrested in stabbing

Seven people were arrested in Sunnyvale on Sunday after officers responding to an early morning fight found an 18-year-old...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ezra, on Jul 15, 2009 at 8:43 pm | 2 comments | 3774 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gas prices falling statewide, AAA says

The fantasy of a summer road trip could become a reality for Bay Area residents with the price of gas falling statewide amid...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 15, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 2093 Views
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