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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford gets county nod to expand campus

Stanford University's plans to build new academic buildings and houses on its campus received a major boost Tuesday afternoon:...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by jim H., on Apr 22, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 8 comments | 2111 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What should be done about piracy, going forward?

I want to start this thread, in order to allow those who are willing to state an opinion, proactively, to do so. I think...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by just thinkin', on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 26 comments | 2429 Views

AROUND TOWN

A zany garden in Palo Alto

The Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program gives a peek into private gardens Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12069...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Eliza, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 2522 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senator Dianne Feinstein's husband's firm cashes in on foreclosure crisis

Feinstein introduced legislation to route $25 billion in taxpayer money to a gov't agency that had just awarded her husband's...

Original post made by Dr. Ferragamo on Apr. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police hunting for 19-year-old shooting suspect

Palo Alto police have launched a manhunt 19-year-old suspect in today's shooting incident at an apartment complex at 574...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Ketimpor Ta, on Apr 22, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 129 comments | 4433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bird-like electric car to make Palo Alto debut

Purring softly through downtown San Francisco, the sleek Aptera 2e looks like a white dolphin, a wingless bird, or the latest...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 22, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 11 comments | 4130 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents alarmed by burglar-system fine

A $250 fine for not renewing their burglar-alarm permits on time has some Palo Alto residents feeling like criminals. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by citizen, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:25 pm | 37 comments | 3986 Views

SPORTS

PA Olympian nominated for hall of fame

Two-time speedskating Olympian Sheila Young Ochowicz of Palo Alto has been selected as one of 15 individual finalists to...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Faith B., on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments | 2423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where to donate old magazines?

Does anyone know of a nonprofit organization or business in Palo Alto that would like to have old magazines? I've got general...

Original post made by Magazine fiend on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by another resident, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 2137 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fun in the sun

Stanford students enjoy the warm weather Monday afternoon thanks to an inflatable pool and garden hose. Photo by Whitney...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 2271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly invites community to see anti-hate film

Palo Alto High School invites the community to see and discuss the film "Not in Our Town: Northern California," in which...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:11 am | 10 comments | 2046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto business leaders blast proposed tax

Where is the "Palo Alto Process" when you need it? That's the question business owners are asking these days when discussing...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mad, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:03 am | 17 comments | 2851 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain new parking system out of control

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Original post made by Philippe Bossut on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:09 am | 11 comments | 8801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multimedia slide show: Resting in peace

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Original post made on Jun. 27, 2007
Last comment by Bama (country bumpkin) Ray, on Apr 22, 2009 at 3:58 am | 3 comments | 29479 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hey Bush, We DID Torture

Shrub asserted publicly when he was camping out at 1600 PENN that there was no torture under way. Public record, no dispute...

Original post made by A Boomer on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 22, 2009 at 3:47 am | 5 comments | 2171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District/School Officials Ignore Problems in Paly Athletic Program

On March 16, I reported my observations of problems with the Paly athletic program to Superintendent Skelly and Paly Principal...

Original post made by Robert Simoni on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Buddy, on Apr 21, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 4 comments | 2214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oracle says it will acquire Sun Microsystems

Software company Oracle Corp. announced Monday that it would acquire Sun Microsystems, which has a major Menlo Park campus,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Meth_mom, on Apr 21, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 2074 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

did Middle Eastern spies infiltrate the US Congress?

This story seems to be all rumor and innuendo and alleged leaks so far, but where there is smoke, there is often fire. http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/04/21/harman.wiretap/...

Original post made by Greg on Apr. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1909 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford Women Walk Together to Bring Clean Drinking Water to African Families

More than 50 women took part in Stanford University's "Be Hope to Her" solidarity walk on April 21 to raise awareness of...

Original post made by FrancesF on Apr. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2204 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck destroys fire hydrant in Portola Valley

A tractor-trailer truck demolished a roadside telephone junction box and a fire hydrant at the entrance to the Alpine Hills...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cindy, on Apr 21, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 2215 Views
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