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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New Year's Eve DUI arrests up from last year

The California Highway Patrol has arrested more than double the number of suspected intoxicated drivers in the Bay Area so...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 3, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 6 comments | 1939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park robbery suspect pleads not guilty

A 38-year-old man accused of snatching a woman's purse in Menlo Park after attempting to rob a woman in Palo Alto on Nov....

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 3, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 8 comments | 2067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Postal clerk to retire after 56 years of service

Austin Barber, 80, will sort his last piece of mail on Friday, Jan. 2, at the main Palo Alto Post Office on East Bayshore...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by just a clerk, on Jan 3, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 10 comments | 2254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police lobby temporarily closed

The lobby to the Palo Alto Police Department, including the Police Records Division, will be closed until 8 a.m. Monday because...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 3, 2009 at 11:52 am | 14 comments | 1937 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nursing moms protest Facebook censorship

Breastfeeding mothers who claim that Facebook is treating them like pornographers protested in front of Facebook headquarters...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by John the Man, on Jan 3, 2009 at 11:25 am | 32 comments | 7401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman killed by Caltrain is identified

The woman killed by a Caltrain in Mountain View Wednesday evening has been identified by the Santa Clara County Coroner's...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 3, 2009 at 7:43 am | 2 comments | 1988 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pleasant surprise

Jan. 2 (Bloomberg) -- President-elect Barack Obama will probably tear down long-standing barriers between the U.S.ís civilian...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1982 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hit Apple store in downtown Palo Alto

Two burglars smashed through the front door of the Apple store on University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto at 4:11 a.m. Sunday...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by musical, on Jan 3, 2009 at 4:35 am | 24 comments | 2823 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA police chief wants to end homicides

The East Palo Alto Police Department will have a goal of "No Murders in 2009," Police Chief Ron Davis said a Dec. 26 letter...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Jan 3, 2009 at 12:24 am | 37 comments | 2255 Views

SPORTS

Prep Sports 2008: The top stories of the year

Sports Illustrated called 2008 the greatest year in sports ever. While it wasn't quite that good for local high school and...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by John Geer, on Jan 2, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 2448 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sexual assault suspect pleads not guilty

An Atherton man charged with assaulting a teen girl he met on the Internet pleaded not guilty in San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by itt:, on Jan 2, 2009 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 1991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Town: A local Obama landslide

Barack Obama won the presidential election last week, but in one unreported "precinct" he won a stunning 87 percent of the...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 2, 2009 at 11:19 am | 21 comments | 2914 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hamas Rockets threaten Israel's Nuclear Plant

A new reason for Israel to invade Gaza was revealed today by the Times of London. Hamas' long range missiles can now reach...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1802 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Can the PAPD even find you during an emergency?

Happy New Years Everyone! I was reading an article about police protection of individuals and wanted to relay a story...

Original post made by qq on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 2, 2009 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 1983 Views

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 | 2040 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 | 1971 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 | 2160 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 | 1806 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 | 1983 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 | 1943 Views
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