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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Breast-density notification bill signed into law

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian that would require physicians to notify women who have dense breast tissue of...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 8 comments | 1302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Blood Center lawsuit on hold

A jury trial pitting a longtime blood donor against Stanford Blood Center that was scheduled to begin today has been postponed,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 25 comments | 2068 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hiding behind Big Bird

Has Obama become so desperate that Big Bird has to be his shield? This theatre is getting worse, day by day. Maybe...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 8 comments | 850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

2nd major crash on Hwy 101 in Palo Alto in last 2 days

KTVU reports there was a crash with major injuries on northbound Hwy 101 in Palo Alto this morning: http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/hwy-101-ramp-cleared-after-injury-crash-near-...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 1733 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dinah's Poolside Grill to change hands Sept. 9

Dinah's Poolside Grill, an iconic 40-year-old Palo Alto restaurant, will close after serving lunch on Sept. 9 and reopen...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bambi, on Oct 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 30 comments | 5389 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to wave goodbye to garbage trucks?

Garbage trucks could soon become a less common sight on Palo Alto streets as the city proceeds with an ambitious effort to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by jerry99, on Oct 10, 2012 at 7:40 am | 58 comments | 3682 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Startup Equity: Do You Know What You Need To Know?

Palo Alto is perhaps home to more startups per capita than any other city in the world. Hardware, software, SaaS, biotech,...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by sean, on Oct 10, 2012 at 1:27 am | 3 comments | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Palo Alto Art Center celebrates reopening

After more than a year of construction, the renovated Palo Alto Art Center reopened on Saturday, Oct. 6. The free public...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Megan, on Oct 9, 2012 at 11:22 pm | 5 comments | 2875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto takes a stand against death penalty

Palo Alto thrust itself into a statewide debate over the death penalty Monday night when the City Council emphatically endorsed...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 9:36 pm | 84 comments | 2739 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Antenna angst unwarranted

The debate over whether to allow ATT to improve cell service in Palo Alto using small antenna positioned on the top of existing...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by CellTowerOutsideMyWindow, on Oct 9, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 29 comments | 5973 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman dies in crash on I-880

A woman who was killed in a crash on southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Fremont Saturday morning has been identified by...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by sad too, on Oct 9, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 2 comments | 1541 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fallen tree in Palo Alto delays Caltrain commuters

A tree has fallen on the train tracks near Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto, delaying the commute, Caltrain reported shortly...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 9, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 1483 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Miyake Gone for Good?

It looks like the long-time, much-evolved sushi restaurant has closed its doors. Was it finally a victim of its own bad...

Original post made by Jan H on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 3435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helicopter Hovers over PA for an Hour

Does anyone know why a helicopter would hover over Palo Alto between 4:30 and 5:30 pm on Tuesday October 10 ? The noise...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new middle school for Palo Alto?

A potential new school for Palo Alto will be a topic of discussion tonight as the Palo Alto Board of Education meets for...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Parenting Tip, on Oct 9, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 18 comments | 1344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students report better mental health

Palo Alto youth are emotionally healthier than they were two years ago, according to newly released data from the California...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 13 comments | 2100 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why Do So Many Crimes and Incidents not Show Up on the Police Report Log?

there have been several crimes and incidents witnessed and reported by Palo Alto reside ts lately that never even make it...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New buildings at Stanford

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2012/june/mcmurtry-building-arts-062512.html Stanford Daily article today notes new Arts...

Original post made by Wishful thinking? on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crumpled Car Towed from Railroad Tracks at East Meadow

Does anyone know what happened the evening of Thursday, October 4 on the railroad tracks at East Meadow and Alma? A horribly...

Original post made by Jan H on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Brown issues order to help reduce gas prices

The California Air Resources Board announced Sunday evening that it is easing certain restrictions on gasoline production...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 10 comments | 1135 Views
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