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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman finds burglar in walk-in closet

A Palo Alto woman discovered a burglar hiding in her walk-in closet at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night, about 15 minutes after...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Feb 13, 2009 at 8:12 pm | 28 comments | 2168 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How can I contact the Grand jury investigating the CITY?

I have information, I feel needs to be given to the GRAND JURY looking into the City of Palo Alto. I have written records...

Original post made by FIREMAN on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Feb 13, 2009 at 6:05 pm | 5 comments | 1956 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford plans 10 percent budget cut this year

Declines in returns on its endowment, in gifts and research funding all has Stanford University preparing for a 10 percent...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by S Miller, on Feb 13, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 9 comments | 2088 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special report: Going underground

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by No thanks, on Feb 13, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 69 comments | 13232 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes changes to hotel ordinance

To boost flagging city revenues, the City of Palo Alto hopes a few adjustments to its hotel ordinance could add some cash...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Feb 13, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 2440 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto Library Offering New Service - BookLetters!

Palo Alto City Library wishes to introduce you to a new service, BookLetters, an email newsletter and readers advisory service...

Original post made by Kathy Shields, Reference Librarian on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Simon, on Feb 13, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 3690 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Future of California Avenue discussion tonight

The future of California Avenue and what to do with the Fry's Electronics property will be the topics of a neighborhood workshop...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 13, 2009 at 10:45 am | 33 comments | 2116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free the Children office opens in Palo Alto

Free the Children, an organization that has built more than 500 schools in developing countries, is opening its first office...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 13, 2009 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feds seize 7 boxes of Palo Alto Utilities records

Reportedly suspecting flaws in employee qualifications to weld gas lines, agents from the federal Department of Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by WOW, on Feb 12, 2009 at 4:55 pm | 33 comments | 2661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amgen Tour of California

The Amgen Tour of California is coming up: http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/ with Lance Armstrong back. We had...

Original post made by Too bad on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Feb 12, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 9 comments | 1894 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto paraglider drowned, coroner says

Rollan Kim, the Palo Alto man who died in a paragliding accident off Pacifica last Sunday, died from saltwater drowning after...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 12, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2326 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Purpose - The National Coordinator for Health Care

Now the president of hope will take care of you? He will now know if you are gay or straight, drink too much or even use...

Original post made by Not in my Name on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Feb 12, 2009 at 11:05 am | 11 comments | 1837 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto electricity rates could spike in July

Palo Alto's electricity rates could spike in July, though rates would still be lower than PG&E charges in most neighboring...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Wilkie Man, on Feb 12, 2009 at 8:23 am | 47 comments | 3473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Caltrain meets high-speed rail -- what implications for Palo Alto?

Last November voters passed Proposition 1A and swept in a new transportation vision for California — one that will see...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by h, on Feb 12, 2009 at 6:47 am | 19 comments | 3808 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto birthday party ends in a death

A birthday party at the East Palo Alto Senior Center turned fatal late Saturday when one man was shot to death and another...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by Hopefull, on Feb 11, 2009 at 11:27 pm | 18 comments | 2064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feds seize 7 boxes of Palo Alto Utilities records

Reportedly suspecting flaws in employee qualifications to weld gas lines, agents from the federal Department of Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 11, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 12 comments | 1911 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto revenue drop could hit nearly $8 million

Faced with a rapidly swelling budget deficit, the city has instituted a hiring freeze and has halted raises for department...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Eric, on Feb 11, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 58 comments | 3027 Views

AROUND TOWN

More Foothill students applying for financial aid

More students are applying for financial aid at Foothill College despite a possible freeze in state loans. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2336 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Near Misses on rail track grade crossings

Interesting report and video on near misses on grade crossings (level crossings) in the UK. One car misses by inches, one...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:10 am | 8 comments | 1935 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Czars in America?

http://www.atwonline.com/news/story.html?storyID=15528 Warning, above will scare the heck out of you if you are paying...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1926 Views
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