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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woodside woman dies after head-on collision

Woodside resident Patricia Woodrow, 59, died Sunday (July 4) from injuries suffered in a head-on collision on U.S. 101 in...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by don't blame the car, on Jul 12, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 2867 Views

SPORTS

Smit, Smith among the top three at L.A. Grand Prix swim meet

Stanford product and Olympian Julia Smit finished third in the women's 200 individual medley Saturday at the Los Angeles...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by John, on Jul 12, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2752 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 14s light up the Belmont sky with an offensive all-star display

Palo Alto must have still been celebrating the Fourth of July. After all, it opened the District 6 Babe Ruth 14-year-old...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Scapegoat Jefferson, on Jul 12, 2010 at 11:08 am | 7 comments | 2966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown merchants' group in disarray

When the Palo Alto City Council established the Downtown Business Improvement District in 2004, city officials envisioned...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Sean Kelly, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:54 am | 19 comments | 17156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vice President Joe Biden visits Atherton

Vice President Joe Biden was the guest of honor Thursday afternoon at a fundraiser in Atherton for California Sen. Barbara...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by bj, on Jul 12, 2010 at 8:54 am | 3 comments | 2704 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Soccer is boring

Why is soccer such a smash amongst most of the world's nations? It is such a boring game. Basically, it is just semi-organized...

Original post made by Frank on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by World Cup Fan, on Jul 11, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 122 comments | 20603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hua Kuang Chinese Reading Room hosts fair

The Hua Kuang Chinese Reading Room in Palo Alto's Cubberley Community Center is holding a fair Saturday to raise money for...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Jul 11, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 3157 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars raid Palo Alto home -- occupants sleep

Burglars stole a 50-inch television, other electronic equipment and a mini-van while occupants slept in their home in the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 10, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 19 comments | 4055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's refuse-pickup rates may spike

Palo Alto's waste-collection service is, in some ways, a victim of its own success. The city's effort to discourage old-fashioned...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Jul 10, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 27 comments | 4025 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Financial Regulation Replicates Mortgage Regulation (That worked well, didn't it?)well!)

http://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2010/07/08/diversity_in_the_financial_sector_98562.html Amazingly deafening silence...

Original post made by Here we go AGAIN on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Here we go AGAIN, on Jul 10, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2208 Views

SPORTS

Local lacrosse players helping NorCal boys' team in Maryland

A handful of local players are keeping busy this week at the adidas National Lacrosse Classic in Maryland while representing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joel Franklin, on Jul 10, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 2811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto 10-11s win District 52 tournament title

The Palo Alto National 10-11 year-old all stars seem to relish living on the edge. They stepped to the precipice in the District...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by Bolinos, on Jul 10, 2010 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 3401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto car-charging station leads new program

California's first electric-car charging station under a new national program was unveiled Thursday afternoon at the Electric...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 10, 2010 at 9:21 am | 6 comments | 3167 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto 14s finish Strong, force extra game

==BI Babe Ruth All-Stars== The Palo Alto 14-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars staved off elimination in the District 6 tournament,...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Member, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 3235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A car-less Googletopia in the works?

Imagine a futuristic bay-front enclave for Google and Microsoft employees where no cars are allowed, buildings have green...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 2541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tickets still left for Police vs Fire Football Game on Saturday the 10th

There are still tickets left for the “Clash of The Heroes” police vs. fire football game at Palo Alto High School on...

Original post made by Football Fan on Jul. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police at Charleston crossing

Does anyone know why there were police at the Charleston rr crossing around 1:00 p.m. today?...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:20 am | 3 comments | 2852 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

You know 9-1-1, but have you heard of 2-1-1?

A little-known phone number to help people find resources when they need them should be expanded to all Americans, Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by shocked, on Jul 9, 2010 at 6:40 am | 7 comments | 2516 Views

SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 14s fall in NorCal title game

Following a tremendous four-game winning streak to reach the Northern California State Tournament championship, the Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by me, on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:36 am | 6 comments | 2545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court issues injunction against pesticide use

A federal injunction affecting eight Bay Area counties will temporarily halt the use of using 75 pesticides in and adjacent...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Carrie, on Jul 8, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 10 comments | 3408 Views
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