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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Baa baa' blood test to save lives in Third World

The newest revolution in microbiology testing walks on four legs and says "baa," according to Stanford University School...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on Jul 3, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pipe bomb found during traffic stop near I-280

A pipe bomb was discovered during a traffic stop on an off-ramp from southbound Interstate Highway 280 in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by boom, on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1556 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police arrest auto-burglary suspect

Menlo Park police arrested a man found hiding in the bushes near a reported auto burglary and matching a description of the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Bernstein, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smith & Hawken closing

This is a bummer: Smith & Hawken is closing down the whole chain of stores, including the one at Stanford Shopping Center. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/inmarin/detail?entr...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2009 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 1520 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Popular Palo Alto medical assistant murdered

A beloved medical assistant at Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Palo Alto Center was reportedly murdered in Mexico during the...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sylvia J. Smitham, on Jul 9, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1664 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does anyone know why Stanford has installed new fencing on Peter Coutts Rd from Page Mill to Stanford?

In the last two weeks, Stanford has quickly and quietly (I say quietly because it didn't take 9 years of meetings to install...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1644 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Clinical compassion

Curtis Lewis cautiously approached the Ravenswood Family Health Clinic's mobile unit on a recent Thursday. It was his first...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Keep it up!, on Jul 11, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 1922 Views

SPORTS

Rea's patience pays off in 14s Ruth title

Chris Rea went from not playing to earning the game ball in three easy steps during the Babe Ruth District 6 14-year old...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jul 13, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1862 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks split a doubleheader

It was a bad start, but good finish for the Palo Alto Oaks as they split their Western Baseball Association (Stan Musial...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Local gurl, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who won the Chili Cookoff?

There were several articles hyping up the Chili Cook-off this year, but neither the Daily, Weekly, nor Post has ran anything...

Original post made by Koa on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jul 14, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto researcher wins Presidential award

Palo Alto resident Alex Sox-Harris, a researcher whose work aims to improve mental-health care, is one of 100 recipients...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 14, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior Games recruiters feel the crunch

Recruiters for the 2009 National Senior Games are looking for as many as 4,000 local volunteers for the biennial event, which...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by SrGamesVolunteer, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1571 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County validates citizens' 'wider-streets' petition

A community petition to require wider streets for new developments in Palo Alto was officially validated by Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by casey, on Jul 15, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1447 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gas prices falling statewide, AAA says

The fantasy of a summer road trip could become a reality for Bay Area residents with the price of gas falling statewide amid...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 15, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 1683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Changes in Middle School Sports Program

I have just received this email detailing changes in the program. Hello Parents of Middle School Athletics Participants, ...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1769 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 | 1705 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 | 2087 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 | 1351 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 | 1648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mahjong Monday

Kay Mahon plays Mahjong at Avenidas Monday afternoon. Avenidas hosts a Mahjong community event every Monday from 1 to 4 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by a Mahjong fan, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1747 Views
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