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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto raises red flags about rail funding

Nearly a month after California legislators passed a bill to begin construction of high-speed rail, Palo Alto officials are...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by whaddayaknow, on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man for Arastradero Preserve arson

A 50-year-old man has been arrested for intentionally setting the Aug. 8, four-acre wildland fire at the Enid W. Pearson-Arastradero...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Nice Work, on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giving to the Bridge School. Don't Wait Around for Corrupt City Councils to be the Change...

I have one deep hope. A hope between now and mid-October. And here it is: in preparation for Bridge weekend this October,...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Aug 17, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bomb squad investigating suspicious package

Palo Alto police, fire officials and a bomb squad are investigating a suspicious package found on the front lawn of a residence...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by LAWL, on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 978 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where science fiction meets reality

An ardent belief that technology can solve the world's greatest problems defines the 80 students of Singularity University,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 17, 2012 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 936 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

"Palo-Alto-like Internet Speeds" mentioned in Economist article

http://www.economist.com/node/21560288 Little do they know just how good...err...bad we actually have it! We should...

Original post made by Brendan on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by Brit, on Aug 19, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 838 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romney/Ryan official GOP Platform - Abotion and Rape

In light of Republican senate candidate Todd Akin's comments about "legitimate rape", the Republican Party today voted on...

Original post made by Farm Girl on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Farm Girl, on Aug 21, 2012 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1013 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Politics of Food

Just how much is it worth to GMO giant Monsanto to make California's Proposition 37―a bill that would require...

Original post made by Pa Resident on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 23, 2012 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2645 Views

AROUND TOWN

Festival of the Arts comes to downtown

The Festival of the Arts is returning to downtown Palo Alto this weekend for its 31st year and is expected to bring more...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 23, 2012 at 6:47 am | 1 comment | 827 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal opens its season against Gaels in Hawaii

==B Women's volleyball == Junior All-Americans Rachel Williams and Carly Wopat will help the sixth-ranked Stanford women's...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by mary, on Aug 23, 2012 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 919 Views

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Clear Story no more

An art installation in King Plaza in front of the Palo Alto City Hall was being dismantled Thursday. "Clear Story" by Mildred...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Aug 23, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 876 Views

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Celebrating arts and crafts

No plans for next weekend? No problem. The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts is coming to University Avenue Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jacob Sandford, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 44 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hires men's cross country coach, director of track and field

With the 2012 collegiate cross-country season fast approaching, Stanford finally has a new coach. Moreover, the Cardinal...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 27, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect in burglary of Jobs' house gets new lawyer, plea date

Kariem McFarlin, who was arrested earlier this month for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of the late Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina Martin, on Aug 27, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 835 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Burdette advances in the U.S. Open

==I Stanford grad Klahn wins his opener== Stanford senior Mallory Burdette continues to steal the spotlight at the 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 29, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1106 Views

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how to revitalize downtown Palo Alto

Sergei Brin, founder of Google, is single handedly revitalizing downtown Los Altos by buying up storefront properties and...

Original post made by goog on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 1124 Views

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Gunn's Robinson will miss soccer's U-17 World Cup

Gunn High junior Sarah Robinson won't have to pack her soccer bags and miss school next month when the U.S. Under-17 Women's...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by John, on Aug 31, 2012 at 6:52 pm | 1 comment | 1256 Views

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Sales tax increase poll

Ha Ha, I love this poll NewsPoll Would you vote in favor of a one-eighth-of-a-cent sales-tax increase in Santa Clara...

Original post made by Annie on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by poll watcher, on Sep 4, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 914 Views

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Pat Burt's Kick-Off Party is this Sunday

Pat Burt will be holding his campaign kick-off party and ice cream social this Sunday from 4-5:30 pm at Hoover Park. ...

Original post made by Pat Markevitch on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resign, on Sep 5, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 944 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mike's in Menlo Park looks closed

Drove by there and found sign in front missing and what looked to be construction workers swarming....

Original post made by Food on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Sep 5, 2012 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1421 Views
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Indian street food and ... bitcoins?
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"The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden"
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I Spy
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The Cinderella ride
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