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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Walgreens design not a 'jewel,' board says

A modern, two-story glass box — atop a level of terra cotta or stone — could rise up from the ashes of the University...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 2, 2009 at 2:40 am | 2 comments | 2016 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Municipal Composting Teach-in January 10 2-4:30 at Lucie Stern

On Saturday January 10th at the Lucie Stern Community Center from 2 PM to 4:30 PM will be a community discussion toward building...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Frank, on Jan 1, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 3 comments | 1946 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman in Dec. 22 ambulance crash dies

A woman who was gravely injured when the ambulance she was riding in crashed in Palo Alto last week has died at Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by family, on Jan 1, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 3 comments | 2111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Texting while driving becomes illegal Jan. 1

A new California law authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, makes it illegal beginning Thursday for people to...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Joe Blow, on Jan 1, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 9 comments | 1781 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Major-injury crash sends five to hospital

A crash that injured five people and sent a vehicle off a cliff in San Mateo County Sunday morning shut down state Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by cid, on Jan 1, 2009 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1939 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter rescues people stranded on rock

Authorities used a California Highway Patrol helicopter to rescue two people stranded at Pescadero State Beach in unincorporated...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Melinda, on Dec 31, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1919 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit-N-Run at the Ross Rd YMCA

Hi all, Tonight(5:15 pm)Tuesday 12/30/08 while I was at the Ross Rd YMCA my van was hit and the driver kept going(South...

Original post made by Tamy Lindemeyer on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 31, 2008 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 2157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fry's executive accused of embezzling $65 million

A Fry's Electronics executive and Palo Alto resident has been accused by the IRS of embezzling more than $65 million to finance...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Dec 31, 2008 at 3:37 pm | 8 comments | 2005 Views

SPORTS

Give Johnson another assist in Stanford victory

Senior guard Mitch Johnson scored 14 points and matched his season high with eight assists as the Stanford men's basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Vecgon, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 2096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown area loses power on Saturday night

The Midtown area of Palo Alto was without power for more than an hour on Saturday night when a transformer reportedly fire...

Original post made by Without power on Dec. 27, 2008
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 30, 2008 at 8:20 pm | 16 comments | 2618 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two East Palo Alto men arrested for shooting

Two East Palo Alto residents were arrested Tuesday after officers saw them shooting at a moving car near a city intersection. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by sickofit, on Dec 30, 2008 at 5:29 pm | 16 comments | 2234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain lion reportedly spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was reportedly spotted in Woodside on Wednesday night, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Dec 30, 2008 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 1763 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release sketch of suspect in attempted abduction of boy

Palo Alto police have released a sketch of a woman who attempted to abduct an 11-year-old boy outside a karate studio on...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 30, 2008 at 3:17 pm | 5 comments | 2041 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Gunn student killed in drunk-driving accident

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Original post made on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by mijan, on Dec 30, 2008 at 8:56 am | 37 comments | 5190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anti-DUI officers out in force through New Year's

Law enforcement agencies participating in the regional Avoid campaign will continue to patrol Bay Area streets and freeways...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Dec 30, 2008 at 12:29 am | 5 comments | 2035 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car crash kills one along Page Mill Road

A crash involving two vehicles along Page Mill Road has left one person dead and four others injured. The accident at Old...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 29, 2008 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Breastfeeding moms to protest Facebook

Breastfeeding mothers who claim that Facebook is treating them like pornographers are staging a "nurse-in" on Saturday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 29, 2008 at 5:15 pm | 33 comments | 3498 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves targeting really expensive bicycles

Palo Alto police are seeking thieves who tarket high-end bicycles, worth between $1,000 and $10,000, Agent Dan Ryan reported...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 29, 2008 at 4:33 pm | 23 comments | 2661 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hit four Palo Alto businesses

Four businesses along East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto were burglarized over the weekend, Detective Brian Philip reported. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Dec 29, 2008 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 2100 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mass Transportation: Another view

In view of California's recent(?) love with public transportation and its bond funding, come hell or high (economic) water,...

Original post made by Wolf on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 29, 2008 at 1:46 am | 3 comments | 2007 Views
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