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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck destroys fire hydrant in Portola Valley

A tractor-trailer truck demolished a roadside telephone junction box and a fire hydrant at the entrance to the Alpine Hills...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cindy, on Apr 21, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 2321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Shopping center pullout a blow to Palo Alto

The abrupt aborting of a major expansion of the Stanford Shopping Center Tuesday morning is a serious blow to Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Carol Gilbert, on Apr 21, 2009 at 5:10 pm | 5 comments | 2282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police partner up to stop red-light runners

Police from all law-enforcement agencies in Santa Clara County are joining forces this week to target red-light runners throughout...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 21, 2009 at 2:48 pm | 8 comments | 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earth Day and other eco-centric events

A healthy helping of environmental events will be held in Palo Alto over the next two weeks to help locals celebrate Earth...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 21, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 6 comments | 2372 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Sound of Music Rocks Antwerp--Enjoy

This video was made in the Antwerp, Belgium Central Station (train). On a Monday morning, with no warning to the passengers...

Original post made by stephen levy on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by great stuff, on Apr 21, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 5 comments | 2099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shopping center expansion pullback 'final'

Withdrawing plans for a major expansion of Stanford Shopping Center is a final decision, according to Stanford University...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by New to PA & curious, on Apr 21, 2009 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 2833 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City's fiber dreams still flickering

After seeing their plans for a citywide fiber network fizzle last month, city officials are now considering a more phased,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2009 at 11:08 am | 24 comments | 3754 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bank Lending Decrease 23% Since T.A.R.P.

The American people have been sold a lie. Obama said that billions of taxpayer money had to be thrown to the banks so they...

Original post made by David Gristen on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by David, on Apr 21, 2009 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 2044 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I am a Right Wing Extremist ( I will await the knock on my door tonight)

I guess I am a Right Wing Extremist and suspected of being a terrorist since our esteemed Dept of Homeland Security, Janet...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 21, 2009 at 9:06 am | 18 comments | 2148 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly student arrested for parking -- upside down

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Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by Mac J J Star, on Apr 20, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 271 comments | 14205 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spare The Air - Monday April 20

Tomorrow, Monday, April 20, is a Spare the Air Day in the San Francisco Bay Area. There is no free transit tomorrow and there...

Original post made by don\'t pollute on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 20, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 4 comments | 1907 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Calif. Ave. buildings target pedestrians

Palo Alto's drive to get residents and workers around California Avenue out of their cars received a boost this week when...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by worried about over developement, on Apr 20, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 19 comments | 3125 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman victim of 'pigeon drop' scam

A woman played the unwitting role Thursday in what Palo Alto police Agent Dan Ryan called a classic "pigeon drop" scam. The...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 2423 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

America and Israel: Friends No More?

Does anyone find Obama's willingness to allow Iran to continue its nuclear buildups odd? It also seems that America and...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Inquisitive, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 2026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

78-year-old woman jewel thief lands in jail

A 78-year-old woman who laughs as she recalls her half-century career as an international jewelry thief is behind bars in...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 10 comments | 2890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ofek named principal at JLS Middle School

Palo Alto school superintendent Kevin Skelly will recommend to the school board that Sharon Ofek, a former math and science...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 20, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 5035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Los Altos

Irene and Barry Grenier consider themselves the "current stewards" of their Craftsman-style home on Orange Avenue, which...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by TOM WATKINS, on Apr 19, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 3455 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does Palo Alto test for pharmaceudicals in water?

I just read an interesting AP article about the need for measurement of pharmaseudical redidue in municipal water sources....

Original post made by Fresh Water on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Doom, on Apr 19, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1912 Views

AROUND TOWN

How good is our public transit?

Useful website which shows how useless public transit is in Palo Alto http://www.healthierplanethealthieryou.com/ Just...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 19, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 17 comments | 1839 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Republican steals from Don Henley, then mocks the victim

Charles DeVore is running against Barbara Boxer for the US Senate. He claims that he has a constitutional right to steal...

Original post made by Don on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 19, 2009 at 7:16 am | 3 comments | 2302 Views
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