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AROUND TOWN

The donut patrol

It seems the smell of donuts still lingers strongly at Alma Plaza long after the plaza's popular Bob's Donuts shop has closed....

Original post made by Tristan on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by VoxPop, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 1849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PA Babe Ruth 13s remain alive in NorCal tourney

The Palo Alto 13-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars rebounded from an opening round to loss to advance in the Northern California...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Baseball Parent, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 2175 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supreme Court Nominee Hearings

What a joke. A plague on both the Democratic and Republican houses. An extremely qualified nominee, with a long track...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:44 am | 26 comments | 1817 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Faith groups take up immigration, health issues

Yvette Jimenez-Mota, 17, an American citizen and the daughter of undocumented immigrant parents, says she understands that...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:00 am | 31 comments | 6465 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Explosion??

Did anyone hear an enormous explosion around 11:15 tonight (Sunday night)? Was much louder than any local fireworks I've...

Original post made by susanMD on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:17 am | 3 comments | 1914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Naked man arrested near Sand Hill Road

A man was arrested early Saturday after allegedly ringing residents' doorbells naked then leading deputies on a chase in...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 20, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 20 comments | 2441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Penny wise?

Another Tuesday, another 3 trips of heavy duty diesels to pick up the divided waste streams. It is time for some zero based...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 15 comments | 1931 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Palo Altans want in a grocery store

We have had many discussions on this topic without actually finding out what we, the shoppers, actually want. I am starting...

Original post made by Shopper on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by cecelia horn, on Jul 20, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 25 comments | 3034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fiber fanatics

One person's scrap heap is another's treasure trove Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13074...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by mayschenn@yahoo.com, on Jul 20, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 2370 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Full memo on composting

This memo is offered for consideration during our July 15, 2009 determination of the fate of composting beginning 2012, and...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Palo Altan, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 3413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paper chase: Council candidates pull papers

Several prospective candidates visited the City Clerk's office Monday to pull candidacy papers. Councilman Larry Klein, former...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Another Clown, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 22 comments | 5316 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Most Trusted Man In America

Before I get to the politics of Vietnam, let me state some points I think everyone can agree with: 1) Walter Cronkite...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Jul 20, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 24 comments | 1988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior Games Money Not Yet Approved by City Council

I've been reading the stories about the paid staff for the Senior Games encouraging people to volunteer to work at the games. I...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1639 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Egregious lack of security

On Friday, June 26 at 10:30pm, I went shopping at Safeway, Midtown. I was in the midst of a big move, and as a result had...

Original post made by YSK on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 20, 2009 at 1:38 pm | 12 comments | 2485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Punch your kid, go to jail... in Nebraska.

Bizarre, involving a Palo Alto family: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/07/15/BA5P18ODP8.DTL Punched...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 20, 2009 at 1:26 pm | 12 comments | 2033 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New building sought for Midtown site in Palo Alto

The Midtown site of a former BP/ARCO gas station at 2995 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto could become home to a mixed-use retail...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 20, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 32 comments | 3059 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HSR meeting w/ Anna Eshoo Sat. 7/25 at 2pm

From Rep. Anna Eshoo's Office: Please attend a townhall meeting about High Speed Rail (HSR) with Rep. Anna Eshoo this Sat....

Original post made by Alex Green on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by It's the economy stupid, on Jul 20, 2009 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2610 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Perry: 'Nuclear dangers are grave, 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 PA ONE, on Jul 19, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 12 comments | 3375 Views

AROUND TOWN

51,000 sq ft grocery store coming to Menlo Park

What gives with all the tiny supermarkets (less than 20,000 square feet) in Palo Alto. Small stores have terrible selections,...

Original post made by shopper on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 24 comments | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man dies during bike ride in Menlo Park

Chris Hipp, a former professional bike rider and a founding member at Blade Systems Alliance, died Tuesday morning, July...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by RIP, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2616 Views
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