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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto begins process to rename Lytton Plaza

Lytton Plaza officially began its transformation into Thoits Plaza Monday night, when the Palo Alto City Council voted unanimously...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Larry Cone, on Feb 18, 2010 at 12:40 am | 66 comments | 4095 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Unleashed Dogs

I saw a couple of unleashed dogs running around the neighborhood....

Original post made by Amy Peterson on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Col. Walter E. Kurtz, on Feb 17, 2010 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 2029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Bid to Boost Tourism Falls Short

From the Wall Street Journal PALO ALTO—City leaders in this enclave, which Stanford University and many Silicon Valley...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1915 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Children escape Atherton house fire

A fire caused more than $200,000 in damage to a large ranch-style home in Atherton late this afternoon, Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by antonebraga, on Feb 17, 2010 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 1912 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Was woman pushed from vehicle in Palo Alto?

Palo Alto police are investigating a case in which a 33-year-old woman jumped or was pushed from a moving vehicle at Alma...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by a sad day, on Feb 17, 2010 at 10:00 am | 5 comments | 1945 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened this morning at 8:00?

Electricity off in part of my house and traffic signals out, firetrucks heading toward 101 on Embarcadero Rd....

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Feb 17, 2010 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contaminated Fuel at the Embarcadero Shell?

Hi everyone, My wife and I gas up exclusively at the Embarcadero Shell Station (101 and Embarcadero)around the corner...

Original post made by Car Trouble on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hmm..., on Feb 16, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1668 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Counties urge H1N1 vaccination as third wave looms

County public health officials are asking residents to get vaccinated against H1N1 flu as soon as possible as a third wave...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Polly Wanacraker, on Feb 16, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 7 comments | 2026 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Can we balance our economic needs against a long-term climate catastrophe?

Climate change is one of the most serious issues facing our nation and our planet. Today we are at a key juncture of the...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 16, 2010 at 4:15 pm | 22 comments | 2270 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Response to Palin Article

Third try to post my reaction to a Palin article on Yahoo.com this morning. Apparently, my opinion was not in sync with Palo...

Original post made by P.A. since 1960 on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 61 comments | 3473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why slowing down in order to solve our problems may be good

A vital but limited human resource subject to increasingly unsatisfiable demands: The politics of water are becoming...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 2109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan John Berwald dies; Mass scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday

John Joseph Berwald, a Palo Alto resident for 55 years, former Palo Alto City Council member and Standard Oil administrator,...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Solly, on Feb 16, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 2110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oregon Expressway is 3rd bumpiest road in the Bay Area

Story about potholes and road maintenance in today's Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14406221...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 16, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1745 Views

SPORTS

Ellie Ochowicz skates today

Ellie Ochowicz, daughter of Palo Alto's Jim and Sheila Ochowicz will be racing in the 500-meter speed skating event today....

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Easy budget cut: increase contract PE

At present, only "nationally ranked athletes" are allowed to have contract PE and be excused from the three year PE requirement...

Original post made by Paly parent on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by get real, on Feb 16, 2010 at 8:30 am | 17 comments | 2544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State high court rejects Stanford trails lawsuit

Stanford University can proceed with building a new trail link to the foothills along Page Mill Road, according to a state...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Frank, on Feb 16, 2010 at 7:21 am | 14 comments | 2795 Views

AROUND TOWN

is Ali Fedotowsky the hottest woman in Palo Alto?

Facebook employee was a contestant on ABC's "The Bachelor": http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-we-did-not-force-a-sales-rep-to-quit-abcs-the-bachelor-2010-2...

Original post made by Ali on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by midtown diva, on Feb 15, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 3 comments | 2662 Views

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Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by StevenLong, on Feb 15, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 1933 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley report shows a 'region at risk'

With rising competition from Bangalore to Beijing, Silicon Valley's dominance as the world's innovation hub is "at risk as...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Feb 15, 2010 at 11:19 am | 50 comments | 13027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden tips for January

I am amazed by what takes place in gardens when looked at closely. Getting to know the plants I am growing, where they originated,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 15, 2010 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 2035 Views
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