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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials ponder new flood-taxing district

With the cost of federally required flood insurance expected to rise, local officials may seek taxing authority from residents...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Toady, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 15 comments | 4548 Views

AROUND TOWN

No power on Thanksgiving

So we awoke Thanksgiving day to a power outage at 6:41. The lights came on then went off, along with all the power. Interesting...

Original post made by Jim on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 9 comments | 1685 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local merchants hope for strong holiday season

As they piled their shelves with popular toys and festive treats, and crafted holiday window displays, local retailers this...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 929 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

24-year-old woman killed in Highway 101 crash

A 24-year-old woman was killed Friday morning, Nov. 23, in a crash involving a California Highway Patrol vehicle on northbound...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 26, 2012 at 2:50 pm | 33 comments | 1765 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands of pieces of stolen jewelry recovered

Los Altos police released photographs of totes and bags full of jewelry and other loot that have been confiscated from two...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 26, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 9 comments | 1278 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second sister dies following crash on 101

A second sister critically injured in a crash with a California Highway Patrol vehicle on northbound U.S. 101 in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Don't Judge, on Nov 26, 2012 at 11:38 am | 16 comments | 1227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Meadow Mess: School Traffic Standing Still

East Meadow is socked in today because the traffic light at Waverly is out. If you can avoid East Meadow do it! Bike,...

Original post made by JLS Mom on Nov. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 805 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two women connected to 15 residential burglaries

Two East Palo Alto women were arrested by Los Altos police Monday, Oct. 29, and have been connected to 15 residential burglaries...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Nov 26, 2012 at 2:30 am | 10 comments | 1093 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP stock falls on news of acquisition fraud

Palo Alto-based HP said Tuesday that "accounting improprieties, misrepresentations and disclosure failures" caused it to...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 25, 2012 at 10:59 pm | 7 comments | 1782 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Jr. Midgets will battle to remain unbeaten

==B Youth football== The Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Midgets football team has a history with its counterpart Oak Grove of...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Rufus, on Nov 25, 2012 at 9:24 am | 12 comments | 1224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools try early intervention, so troubled kids become healthy teens

Increased attention to mental health among elementary students will pay dividends when students are older, providing coping...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by more please, on Nov 25, 2012 at 9:11 am | 7 comments | 8310 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads 'no contest' for burglarizing Steve Jobs' home

The Alameda man arrested in August for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs pleaded...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1102 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Avengers'

Adjectives used in some of Marvel Comics' iconic titles from the early 1960s through today -- amazing, fantastic, incredible...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 25, 2012 at 2:05 am | 2 comments | 2064 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters

Berman will bring value Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17854 posted...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 25, 2012 at 1:32 am | 2 comments | 826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dear Santa ...

Palo Alto firefighters have figured out where Santa lives and are planning to contact him directly this year to help Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Nov 24, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2420 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter and sirens?

Hi All, Any news on what is happening at 7 AM with the helicopter and sirens? Hope no one is hurt. Thanks!...

Original post made by Lu Ellen on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by News, on Nov 24, 2012 at 11:13 am | 8 comments | 1152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Holiday Fund gifts focus on those in need

Beyond the trim, tree-lined streets of Palo Alto are families with children who may not have enough to eat, or adequate clothing...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Give to the weekly, on Nov 24, 2012 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 1160 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Native American remains found in Menlo Park

Native American remains were unearthed by construction crews working in Menlo Park on Tuesday, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 24, 2012 at 1:10 am | 7 comments | 994 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: PRO: Retain the 50-foot height limit to protect residents

Palo Alto is a built-out city — it is increasingly difficult and expensive to expand public facilities such as schools...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:22 pm | 7 comments | 919 Views

MOVIES

Calculating 'Pi'

Ang Lee has a great laugh. But it's a little nervous on this particular Monday afternoon, as the Oscar-winning director of...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 23, 2012 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1555 Views
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