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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto store official arrested after altercation

An odd altercation led to the arrest of the United owner or manager of the United Carpets store in Palo Alto Wednesday evening....

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 2, 2009 at 11:38 pm | 16 comments | 2096 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Theatre on University Ave

The projection room has caught fire. If you had tickets for tonight, you might want to make other plans or call and make...

Original post made by qq on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Apr 2, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 8 comments | 2071 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Juveniles' justice

Members of East Palo Alto Youth Court practiced their skills Thursday at a mock trial presided over by Judge LaDoris Cordell...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by longtime resident, on Apr 2, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 2068 Views

MOVIES

TOKYO! Playing at the Landmark Aquaris Theater 4/03

This Friday, April 3rd, the Landmark Aquaris Theatre will be playing TOKYO!, a trilogy of three short films by 3 different...

Original post made by Joshua C on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Movie Buff, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 4205 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Has any CC member admitted a mistake by supporting HSR?

Our City Council blithely endorsed HSR through Palo Alto, becasue it seemed to be a green dream, even though it is not. ...

Original post made by John on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by CC_watcher, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 1843 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Virus battery could 'power cars'

New breakthrough at MIT http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7977585.stm "Viruses have been used to help build batteries...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1890 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Helping the helpers

Two Palo Alto city councilmen are working to give local cash-strapped nonprofits a boost, using a new website on which charities...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Lucchesi, on Apr 2, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 2131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board tackles long-range plans for Gunn, Paly

To make room for increasing enrollment, Palo Alto school trustees tonight will be asked to approve long-range plans for Paly...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 2, 2009 at 12:51 pm | 5 comments | 2094 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto police to attend Oakland officers' funeral

A number of officers from the Palo Alto Police Department will attend a public funeral Friday for four Oakland police officers...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by RACE-another 4 letter word, on Apr 2, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 23 comments | 2041 Views

RESTAURANTS

Andale Taqueria closing

People are asking about the sudden closing of Andale Taqueria on University Avenue, a big loss for Andale fans. Andale...

Original post made by Sue Dremann, staff writer, Palo Alto Weekly on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Hank Beasley, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 5024 Views

AROUND TOWN

What "community benefits" do you think Stanford should provide for new hospital?

Approval of Stanford University's plan to greatly expand its shopping center and hospital facilities could hinge on the university's...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Apr 2, 2009 at 9:07 am | 22 comments | 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View sculpture may cross the border

A sculpture resting on the Mountain View side of the Palo Alto-Mountain View border could soon have a new home in Palo Alto....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by PL, on Apr 2, 2009 at 8:21 am | 9 comments | 1917 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altans want tough, open new police chief

Palo Alto's next police chief should be honest, innovative, experienced, independent, eloquent, technology-savvy, racially...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Be tough, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 39 comments | 2309 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto digs in for train-tunnel battle

Palo Alto is bracing for a tough, angry and uphill fight to keep the tunneling option on the table for a proposed high-speed...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jarred, on Apr 1, 2009 at 8:34 pm | 81 comments | 3375 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA health clinic to get federal stimulus funds

The South County Community Health Clinic in East Palo Alto will receive $236,533 in funds from the American Recovery and...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tired Taxpayer, on Apr 1, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 11 comments | 1795 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rising sea level means huge Bay Area impacts

The San Francisco Bay Area will bear the brunt of a predicted sea-level rise of 3 to 4 1/2 feet by the end of the century,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by MV, on Apr 1, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 18 comments | 3816 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Own a Black Car - Go to Jail

Sounds strange? The State of California by way of an unelected board in this case the CARB is planing on making the ownership...

Original post made by Step Ahead on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 1, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 17 comments | 1932 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama in the Drivers Seat?

In the scope of promised government openness where is Obama’s auto industry task force .gov web site? Here is part of...

Original post made by Transparency Please on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 1, 2009 at 11:46 am | 6 comments | 1793 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another attempt to raise our Health Insurance rates

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090328/ap_on_go_co/insurers_out_of_network The Senate is looking at how insurance companies...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 1, 2009 at 11:40 am | 23 comments | 2200 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed-rail agency strapped for cash

Just months after California voters approved the sale of $9.95 billion in bonds to build a high-speed rail line between San...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tom West, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:35 am | 11 comments | 1972 Views
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