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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Apple's Steve Jobs takes third medical leave

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has announced that he will take another medical leave of absence. Jobs, 55, sent a letter to employees...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 18, 2011 at 8:25 pm | 10 comments | 1377 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jeff Rosen sworn in as Santa Clara County district attorney

New Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen said Wednesday that he plans to restore two units that will use DNA evidence...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by student, on Jan 23, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 1377 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fruits of their labor

A few years ago, when rebuilding her inherited Palo Alto home from the ground up, Kerry van den Haak decided that a vegetable...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hahaha, on Jul 18, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 1377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing up in Palo Alto

Palo Alto was the best place to grow up. Bergmanns Midtown Stanford shopping center Varsity theater Palo Alto drive...

Original post made by Barry on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ken, on Feb 3, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Mosquito fogging in Menlo Park

Parts of Menlo Park will be sprayed for mosquitoes tonight to curb the spread of the West Nile virus, according to the San...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by cindy mason, on Sep 18, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 6 comments | 1377 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

All high-speed rail options still on the table for Palo Alto

When the high-speed rail line comes through Palo Alto at speeds of 125 mph, the trains could run at-grade, completely underground...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by SMART Observer, on Oct 4, 2009 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 1376 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man, 22, critical after East Palo Alto shooting

A 22-year-old man was critically injured Tuesday night when he was shot several times while sitting in a parked car in East...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by epa lifer, on Oct 22, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 8 comments | 1376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out about their hopes

Words like "perseverance" and "sagacious" peppered the speeches of eighth-graders vying to be named "Youth of the Year" last...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Nov 15, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 4 comments | 1376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Middle College at Foothill

My daughter has expressed an interest in Middle College at Foothill. The positives are the ability to take Foothill college...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 1376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto home invasion results in shooting

A 33-year-old East Palo Alto man was shot in the leg early Thursday morning (May 5) after two or more men carrying guns entered...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by descriptions, on May 6, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1376 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth all-stars face elimination

All three Palo Alto Babe Ruth baseball teams are one loss away from having their seasons end in their respective District...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by All-Star Fan, on Jul 2, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 1376 Views

SPORTS

Allen gives Stanford men hoops another scoring option

Chasson Randle was Stanford's leading scorer in Saturday night's 65-59 nonconference men's basketball victory over Lafayette,...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 31, 2012 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1376 Views

SPORTS

Season-best team score leads Stanford gymnasts to victory

==BI College roundup == The No. 12 Stanford women delivered the complete team performance they had been searching for this...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by rick rosensweig, on Jan 27, 2014 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1376 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Military Madness

Despite sustained denials by the Pentagon, the leaked cables from WikiLeaks confirm that U.S. military special operations...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by food for thought, on Dec 27, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1376 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Our Right to Know and Label GMOs

Recently my son and I attended a training in downtown Palo Alto to gather signatures for an initiative to require the labeling...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:40 am | 11 comments | 1376 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to express support for Newtown families

The Postal Service in Newtown, Conn., has set up a post office box for cards and letters of support for shooting victim families,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 20, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 9 comments | 1376 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Feb. 6-7)

[http://www.booksinc.net/ Author: Bill Raney] Bill Raney will be presenting his poignant memoir, "Letters to Zerky," about...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Randall Newman, on Feb 5, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 1376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costa Rica president brings lessons to Stanford, Silicon Valley

On her swing through Silicon Valley Tuesday, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, the Republic of Costa Rica's first female president,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 19, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto agency offers hope to those who grieve

Kara, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, provides therapy to those coping with terminal illness or dealing with the death of a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Mom, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Better Place, the electric-car recharging firm, to drive out of Palo Alto

Better Place, a Palo Alto company that in recent years has become synonymous with the city's drive to promote electric vehicles,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Good Hustle, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 19 comments | 1376 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
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Ode to Brussels Sprout
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It's Dog-O-Ween this Saturday!
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