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AROUND TOWN

Read the fine print, consumer watchdogs say

The offer business owner Kit Reitman received seemed too good to be true: a half-page of advertising in a magazine to be...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2011
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cleaver attacker gets seven-year sentence

A busboy who attacked a chef with a meat cleaver in the kitchen of a Palo Alto restaurant in 2009 was sentenced to seven...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 8, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 2 comments | 862 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Who will win the School Board election?

It looks like there are four candidates for three spots, so one person won't make it. Melissa Baten Caswell is incumbent...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 22, 2012
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SPORTS

Stanford men lose a chance to climb Pac-12 hoop standings

Dwight Powell scored 18 points and grabbed nine points but the Stanford men's basketball team dropped a 64-60 decision to...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by cburiiii, on Feb 13, 2014 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 862 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bullet train crashes in China

The death toll for the high-speed train incident in China rose to 39 on Monday, with another 192 counted as injured. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405311190477230457646809...

Original post made by Rene on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by lightspeed, on Jul 25, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 861 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FEMA to test Emergency Alert System nationwide

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Communications Commission will take over television and radio Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Nov 8, 2011 at 2:01 pm | 4 comments | 861 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condi Rice's speech at the RNC

What did you all think of Palo Alto resident Condi Rice's speech at the RNC? I thought she gave the best speech of anyone...

Original post made by condi on Aug. 30, 2012
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hiding behind Big Bird

Has Obama become so desperate that Big Bird has to be his shield? This theatre is getting worse, day by day. Maybe...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 8 comments | 860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook reveals 'Home' launcher for Android

"We're not building a phone," Mark Zuckerberg said April 4, finally putting to rest months of rumors. What Facebook has done,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jim H, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 860 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: Varsity Theatre building; PaloAltoGreen

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings this week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22711...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jonathan, on Oct 4, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 2 comments | 859 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Hope and change turns out to be discord and confusion" Richard Epstein

Very rarely, a concise and reasoned political-economic argument surface to the masses. This is one, by Richard Epstein (NYU/Hoover). I...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Crap peddler, on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:09 am | 10 comments | 859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tales from the 26th Annual Short Story Contest

The story of the Palo Alto Weekly's 26th Annual Short Story Contest is one driven by characters -- the robot who struggles...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Mar 3, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 859 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

David v Monsanto

Imagine That a storm blows across your garden and that now genetically-manipulated seeds are in your garden. A multinational...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by laughing at an economist, on Nov 4, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 7 comments | 859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why did the cormorant cross the road?

Yesterday, around 5:50-- 6pm at El Camino and Page Mill Road We saw 2 or 3 police cars and a guy with a motorcycle helmet...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Lucky ducklings, on Sep 6, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 858 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Monta Loma

When Janice Heiler and her husband faced retirement, they considered leaving their home in the Monta Loma neighborhood of...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Raymond R. White, on Oct 13, 2011 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 858 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plastic Bag Law

San Jose passed one of those plastic bag bans, effective 1/1/2012. Well, there is an ethnic market I often patronize...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jan. 12, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>A BANNER YEAR ... </B>Residents near downtown Palo Alto have long bemoaned the intrusion of downtown employees into their...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 10, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's events (June 18)

[http://www.redwoodcity.org/events/jazz.html Music: Michael O'Neill Quintet and Kenny Washington] Michael O'Neill has performed...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 18, 2012 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 858 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

obama thread removed--more censorship by the Weekly

Why was the thread started by Gary regarding Obama removed??? Another example of censorship by the Weekly. Shame on them. ...

Original post made by svatoid on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Jun 20, 2012 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 858 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City council of Palo Alto is pathetic

how much and how many years did Palo Alto investigate fibre Internet to the home only to abandon the project??? Yet a...

Original post made by Jonathan on Jul. 17, 2012
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