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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge in Alvarez case: Jury pool not biased

A defense motion to dismiss the jury panel in the case against Alberto Alvarez, the man charged with murdering East Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by musical, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 2176 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: 2009 annual Electric Car Rally

The parking lot in front of Palo Alto High School became a showcase of all cars electric Aug. 29 during the 2009 annual Electric...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Sep 8, 2009 at 8:21 am | 6 comments | 2472 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Passionate boos, cheers mark Eshoo meeting

A vocal crowd of nearly 1,000 people turned out Wednesday night for a Town Hall meeting with Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto)...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ethan, on Sep 8, 2009 at 1:21 am | 136 comments | 4580 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wayback machine

I accidentally clicked the wayback key and look what popped up. Dick Rosenbaum Nailed It Palo Alto Issues, posted by...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 7, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 4 comments | 2004 Views

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Stanford study says obesity can save lives

Globs of fat removed during liposuction could be used to create stem cells, according to a new study. Researchers at Stanford...

Original post made by BFI on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 1900 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge crowd vents high-speed rail woes

A chance to question Congresswoman Anna Eshoo face-to-face drew hundreds of people to the Menlo Park City Council chambers...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Bianca, on Sep 7, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 34 comments | 3272 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting suspect Danny Gil turns himself in

Danny Gil, 19, turned himself in to Palo Alto police late this morning, ending a nearly six-week search relating to a March...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by johny, on Sep 7, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 25 comments | 2747 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shoreline again

Why do we (Palo Alto) have to keep re-visiting the Shoreline noise & thumpity-thump issue? It is after 10:00 - on a school...

Original post made by mmmmmMom on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 16 comments | 1859 Views

SPORTS

Let the college football season begin

The kid gloves are about to come off as the Stanford football team looks for a quick start to its season full of promise...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Sep 7, 2009 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 2280 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Fair elections' backers rally in Palo Alto

The big-money power of lobbyists too often drowns out the voices of the general public and muffles voices of legislators...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 7, 2009 at 7:16 am | 13 comments | 2265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google plans upgrades to its free WiFi service

Several weeks ago, Google met with Mountain View residents to discuss possible improvements to its free WiFi network. In...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by t, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:38 am | 4 comments | 2894 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Auditor: Palo Alto lax about phone oversight

Palo Alto has been lax about charging city employees for personal calls made while on the job, a new audit has found. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Outside observer, on Sep 6, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 15 comments | 2111 Views

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Bike sales cruising despite recession

At a time when doom-and-gloom reports on retail sales are making headline news, the fortunes of some local bike shops continue...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Bond, Kim, on Sep 6, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 8 comments | 2685 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto landlord couple remain in SF jail

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Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by Rubbish Reporting, on Sep 6, 2009 at 8:34 pm | 36 comments | 3884 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bail reduced for Palo Alto landlord couple

A San Francisco judge reduced the bail for the Palo Alto couple charged with threatening and stealing from their tenants,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by To Observer, on Sep 6, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 2309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Enid Pearson

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Need a link to story, on Sep 6, 2009 at 3:34 pm | 5 comments | 3038 Views

SPORTS

Football changes help kick off the new season

It's a season of change for local high school football teams in 2008. And, all the changes are positive ones heading into...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by Josh Bozarth, on Sep 6, 2009 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 2038 Views

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Obama's speech

Is PAUSD going to broadcast Obama's speech aimed at the children? Is this left upto individual schools? I am all for...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 6, 2009 at 10:11 am | 24 comments | 2001 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State unemployment rate rises to record height

California's unemployment rate rose to 11.9 percent in July, the highest rate in modern record-keeping history, according...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by reality, on Sep 6, 2009 at 8:05 am | 18 comments | 2372 Views

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Tenants win suit against Page Mill Properties

Page Mill Properties, East Palo Alto's biggest landlord, suffered a legal setback Tuesday when a San Mateo County judge granted...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 6, 2009 at 1:18 am | 3 comments | 2179 Views
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