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AROUND TOWN

The Z Prize

The California HSR Authority has budgeted $5 BILLION dollars for the San Jose - San Francisco segment. My challenge to...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 12 comments | 2378 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BevMo rallies for second try at Menlo Park store

Three years after shelving plans for a Menlo Park store, Beverages & More (BevMo) is back. The alcohol retailer has filed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 7 comments | 2845 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto households to be surveyed

In the next two weeks, a random sample of 1,200 Palo Alto households will be asked to judge the quality and usefulness of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Inconvenient Truth, on Aug 15, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 5 comments | 2418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids Laptops Radiation

My kids live with their laptops on their bodies. Do laptops admit any radiation? I'm worried about them and I can't find...

Original post made by Jane on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by No, on Aug 15, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 5 comments | 2346 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail directors told to lay low in Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Spokker, on Aug 14, 2010 at 6:23 pm | 104 comments | 5502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feature story: RISEing to the occasion

The Stanford RISE Summer Internship selects students from high schools across the Bay Area who normally wouldn't have the...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by RISE?, on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 3188 Views

SPORTS

Campbell pitches Oaks to a 1-0 victory on first day of national tournament

==BI Stan Musial World Series == Evan Warner, who entered the game as a pinch runner in the eighth inning, drove in the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Steve Herrera, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:16 am | 2 comments | 2353 Views

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 | 3311 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 | 5353 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. 2588 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 | 2728 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. 2193 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 | 16206 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 | 1981 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 | 77 comments | 11124 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 | 3218 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 | 6331 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 | 2574 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 | 2245 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 | 3139 Views
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