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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP stock tumbles after CEO scandal

Last week's forced resignation of HP Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd has dropped the company's stocks by more than 10 percent,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by FISHy, on Aug 13, 2010 at 11:57 pm | 7 comments | 3289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suicide 'psychological autopsies' planned

"Psychological autopsies" of Palo Alto students who died by suicide will be conducted to "try to understand the youth suicides...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 13, 2010 at 10:16 pm | 33 comments | 5279 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP bribery scandal heats up again

The German government has been investigating HP for the last couple of years about an alleged multi-million dollar bribery...

Original post made by HPQ on Aug. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

tutors

Can anyone recommend a good tutor for high school level English?...

Original post made by amom on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Patti, on Aug 12, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 3 comments | 2719 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Silicon Valley girls capture medals in China math olympiad

Congratulations to all the participants, including Paly's Lynnelle Ye who won a gold medal! http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_15764708...

Original post made by congratulations on Aug. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2180 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HiWheel bicyclist puzzles police, but no tickets

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Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by A. Melken, on Aug 12, 2010 at 10:54 pm | 77 comments | 16092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minako Sano, James Wong, Doris Richmond, and Goodwin Steinberg

The Mercury-News has an interesting article about 4 Palo Alto residents and their experiences during WW2: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_15761680...

Original post made by Palo Alto history on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 12, 2010 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 1975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Hurd "resigns" as CEO of HP after sexual harassment investigation

Official press release from HP: http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/permalink/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20100806005894&newsLang=en...

Original post made by sexual harassment on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 12, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 83 comments | 10938 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP 'zero tolerance' aimed at distracted drivers

The California Highway Patrol and law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area are joining forces today for a strict zero-tolerance...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by penalties, on Aug 12, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 9 comments | 3197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Budget manager fired?

I hear the budget manager was recently let go. This doesn't seem to bode well. Did he find out about some secret money the...

Original post made by thescoop on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 9 comments | 6305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third Middle-Of-The-Road Stop Sign Taken Out This Morning in College Terrace

This stop sign at College & Columbia has been taken out twice now in a month. Another was taken out two months ago two blocks...

Original post made by McGrude on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by McGrude, on Aug 12, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 28 comments | 2556 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spontaneous combustion in Woodside fire

The spontaneous combustion of oily rags brought firefighters to the residence at 525 Moore Road in the Woodside Heights neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Moi, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:00 am | 1 comment | 2214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ugly housing on Stanford Campus

I have always trusted Stanford to build decent architecture. The new houses on Stanford Avenue are below the standard of...

Original post made by Jimmy Noh on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy Noh, on Aug 11, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 19 comments | 3068 Views

SPORTS

PA Oaks going to Houston for World Series

Palo Alto Oaks' manager Steve Espinoza watched his team earn a berth in the Stan Musial World Series with an extra-innings...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Aug 11, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 2 comments | 2645 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How To Stop Garbage Rate Increase - Act Now

WHAT?: Palo Alto says it is going to implement a garbage collection hike of $5.00 per customer per month ... that means your...

Original post made by Anon. on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 22 comments | 2861 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google-Verizon deal raises Eshoo's eyebrows

News about a potentially game-changing deal between Mountain View's Google and Verizon has caught the attention of Congresswoman...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Toady, on Aug 11, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 10 comments | 2245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resurfacing Cubberley Parking Lot

I have to say that Cubberley Parking Lot has been in bad shape for many years and I had not heard that it was going to be...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by David, on Aug 11, 2010 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 1784 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arizona decision

Let's see If I got it right - The Federal Government has exclusive authority to enforce Immigration laws. States cannot...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Paul M. Heller, Esq., on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:21 am | 34 comments | 3401 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ribbon cutting for apartments set Wednesday

A ribbon-cutting ceremony late Wednesday morning (Aug. 11) will mark the official opening of the new 56-unit Alta Torre apartments...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by ufo223, on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:02 am | 7 comments | 3575 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tommy Fehrenbach to spearhead Palo Alto economic development

Tommy Fehrenbach, relationship manager at Borel Private Bank & Trust Co. and former chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Board...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 2929 Views
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