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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford drops plans for mall expansion

Stanford University has dropped its ambitious plan to expand the Stanford Shopping Center and to add a hotel to the mall...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by menlo park observer, on Apr 18, 2009 at 11:18 am | 44 comments | 3207 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sentencing put off for Walgreens arsonist

Despite Donald Ray Williams' conviction in January on charges of torching the downtown Palo Alto Walgreens building in 2007,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by John, on Apr 18, 2009 at 10:50 am | 5 comments | 1979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"affirmative action for whites" at UC?

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_12014954 A new University of California admissions policy, adopted to increase campus diversity,...

Original post made by Rush on Mar. 29, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 18, 2009 at 8:48 am | 70 comments | 3089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arraignment set for attempted-murder suspect

An alleged gang member arrested last month for his suspected involvement in the attempted murder of two Redwood City police...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Apr 18, 2009 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 1970 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VIDEO: Tall Tree awardees honored Thursday

Hundreds of Palo Altans paused Thursday night to recognize the power of individuals to better their community, as two organizations...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Apr 18, 2009 at 12:09 am | 2 comments | 3485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mourning by candlelight

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Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by Mother, on Apr 17, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 3 comments | 3081 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No coverage of latest Alma Plaza issue

I am really surprised that the Weekly has had no stories about the latest development in Alma Plaza saga. [Portion removed...

Original post made by Alma Plaza watcher on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by I like Mr Moss, on Apr 17, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 1854 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Camino Real & California Street - Mystery Wheelchair Accident

Hello everyone- I'm hoping that someone can help me. On Saturday, April 11th I was driving down el camino real and stopped...

Original post made by Daniel J. Pinna on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 17, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 1999 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Biologist: Fishing practices depleting oceans

Fishing practices are depleting the world's oceans, according to marine biologist and author Carl Safina, who will speak...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 17, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1960 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of PA subjecting residents to unreasonable fines

We are residents of the midtown neighborhood of Palo Alto and are very happy and fortunate to be part of this city and community....

Original post made by a concerned resident on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by a concerned resident, on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 44 comments | 3905 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama After W at Int'l Conferences

I will state up front that most international conferences for heads of state accomplish nothing. One of the last such...

Original post made by A Boomer on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 17, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 2090 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters

Gilroy without garlic Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10810 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by way beyond palo atlo, on Apr 17, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 2080 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football lands more top recruits for 2010 season

A good week of recruiting got even better when Gainesville (Ga.) wide receiver Tai-ler Jones gave Stanford his verbal commitment...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Impressed, on Apr 17, 2009 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 2362 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars continue to hit Oregon corridor homes

In a continuing trend, burglars hit two Palo Alto homes near Oregon Expressway Monday and Tuesday. One of the homes was unlocked,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:25 am | 9 comments | 2065 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Critics demand more police accountability

The Palo Alto Police Department's effort to regain the community's trust was partially undermined Tuesday by a small group...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Alamedan, on Apr 17, 2009 at 7:17 am | 33 comments | 2315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-Speed Rail: The Wrong Road for America

1) Genuine high-speed rail 150-to-200 miles-per-hour, as found in Japan and parts of Europe requires separate rights...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 17, 2009 at 4:36 am | 1 comment | 1855 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto presses on with citywide fiber network

Palo Alto will seek new partnerships and apply for federal stimulus funds in its quest to provide fiber to every home and...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 17, 2009 at 3:07 am | 10 comments | 3119 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

new US government report says right-wing groups gaining strength because of Obama

Story from CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/04/14/extremism.report/index.html ...

Original post made by Rush on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 9 comments | 1809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former mayor: Withdrawal is 'a black eye' for city

City officials are defending their actions against charges that the "Palo Alto Process" and high expectations doomed plans...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Apr 16, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 56 comments | 2655 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Susan Boyle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lp0IWv8QZY Once in a while there comes a story and a song.......

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Wonderful Story, on Apr 16, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 1916 Views
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