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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solar contractor arrested, charged with fraud

A 38-year-old solar-energy contractor has been arrested and charged with 53 criminal offenses against 30 homeowners in Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 27, 2009 at 11:44 am | 9 comments | 3256 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

$1,000 for old vehicles in area-wide buy-back

Residents who trade in old, higher-polluting cars get $1,000 beginning July 1, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 27, 2009 at 7:30 am | 3 comments | 2590 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

E. Coli fears prompt cookie dough recall

How many more thousands have to die, how many millions every year become ill because the LibLudds have opposed irradiation...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:59 pm | 16 comments | 2125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood schools trim budget by $5 million

Responding to the statewide fiscal crisis, board members of East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District Thursday night...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 26, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 2170 Views

SPORTS

It was yet another successful athletic year for Stanford

Our soundtrack for this year's version of Stanford's march to another NACDA Director's Cup begins with a few strands of Free's...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stuart Berman, on Jun 26, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2468 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The facts about the "Public Health Option" plan...

http://publicplanfacts.org/ Nice site above chock full of more facts than are coming out of ABC's promotion of..sorry,...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 1836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to focus on youth depression tonight

A free parent-education session on child and adolescent depressive disorders will take place at Lucile Packard Children's...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by out of work for too long, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 2182 Views

SPORTS

Hoffman and Ball advance in NorCal Junior Sectionals

The top nine seeds, including top-seeded Daniel Hoffman of Atherton and sixth-seeded Jamin Ball of Palo Alto, survived into...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nick, on Jun 26, 2009 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 2791 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another holy-than-thou is caught

looks like another "holier-than-thou" politician was caught with his pants down: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0609/23813.html Ensign...

Original post made by svatoid on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 26, 2009 at 7:38 am | 28 comments | 2563 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stolen Walter Hays school computer recovered, man arrested

A $2,000 computer stolen from Walter Hays Elementary School in a burglary on the first weekend in June has been recovered...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jun 26, 2009 at 6:10 am | 24 comments | 2258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kanter to speak in Palo Alto Friday on U.S. education

Martha Kanter, the nominee for U.S. undersecretary of education, will give a talk on education issues Friday at Hewlett Packard...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mo Geraghty, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts for employee-count business tax

Palo Alto's quest to put a new business tax on the November ballot took a big step toward reality Monday night when a split...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Vote "No", on Jun 25, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 14 comments | 2792 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congrats to Obama and H. Clinton for doing the right thing about Iran

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090613/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/us_us_iran I am pleased to announce that Pres Obama and Sec of State...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 26 comments | 1980 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth City Tournament all set

The field is set for the four-team Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-Under City Tournament, which gets under way Friday at Baylands...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Babe Ruth, on Jun 25, 2009 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 2130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl hurt in Saturday-morning bike/van collision

Channing Avenue in Palo Alto was closed for several hours Saturday morning when a 10-year-old girl reportedly swerved out...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by not always the cars fault, on Jun 24, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 43 comments | 2279 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man hit by car at Page Mill Road in Palo Alto

A 50-year-old man was transported to Stanford Hospital with a head injury after being struck by a vehicle in Palo Alto this...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by O'Rianne, on Jun 24, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 13 comments | 2473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pat Briggs takes a bow, earns ovation

Pat Briggs, who directed the Palo Alto Children's Theatre for nearly half century and retired last year after a botched police...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Barbara Slone, on Jun 24, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 20 comments | 2343 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Carjacking leads to high-speed chase in EPA

Authorities are searching for at least two men who were involved in a carjacking in East Palo Alto, which led to a high-speed...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by To What, on Jun 24, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 10 comments | 2108 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto cops pluck $15 million in pot plants

Palo Alto Police SWAT officers and the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Marijuana Eradication Team removed approximately 5,500...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 32 comments | 3051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town reaches compromise on Jackling house

The Woodside Town Council on a 5-2 vote Tuesday night granted a conditional demolition permit to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by It's Pat, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2122 Views
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