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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Review of Taser use is timely and necessary

No fatalities have occurred from the seven instances in which Palo Alto police officers have used Tasers to help subdue or...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by bill, on Dec 23, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 12 comments | 1725 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Koloto, Lee plead not guilty to City Hall shooting

Otto Emil Koloto, the alleged shooter in an armed robbery-homicide that killed a 27-year-old man outside Palo Alto City Hall...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1725 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto wins De Anza Division baseball title

Palo Alto baseball coach Erick Raich had plenty to celebrate on Friday as his Vikings wrapped up the regular season with...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by stats, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 1 comment | 1725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senators held Stock in Bailed Out Banks ( that they voted to bail out)

http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/senators-held-stock-in-bailed-out-banks-2009-06-12.html From "The Hill" above. This...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 23, 2009 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 1725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man, 50s, robs Palo Alto credit union

A man robbed the Provident Credit Union at 2390 El Camino Real in Palo Alto shortly after noon Saturday, Palo Alto Police...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Sep 1, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 6 comments | 1725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Samaritan helps lost East Palo Alto man

East Palo Alto police today are commending a good Samaritan who helped an 81-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease find his...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by nikki freyermuth, on Apr 9, 2010 at 10:39 am | 10 comments | 1725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power outage hits downtown Palo Alto

A portion of downtown Palo Alto is without power this afternoon, according to several reports. The outage is reportedly affecting...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 9, 2010 at 6:14 am | 7 comments | 1725 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school students put Columbus on trial and sentence him to life in prison

Do people realize that we have gone too far? I was shocked to read about 4th grade students at Fort Cherry Elementary who...

Original post made by Masha on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 35 comments | 1724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An old-fashioned, face-to-face student summer exchange

This year, Gunn High School sophomore Katie Russell and Oaxaca 15-year-old Sofi Morales Calvo are the sole participants in...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by Chris Logan, on Jul 29, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 1724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

1,900 in Bay Area arrested for drunk driving

More than 1,900 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs during a regional...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Stats, on Jan 3, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 1724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sand Hill Road reopens after gas-leak closure

A portion of Sand Hill Road in San Mateo County near Woodside was closed briefly Monday afternoon due to a gas main break. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 1, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 1724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

63% increase in Palo Alto burglaries this year

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/san-mateo-county-times/ci_21250140/police-cuts-rumors-easy-targets-fuel-bay-area...

Original post made by lock it or lose it on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by PAPD Failure, on Aug 12, 2012 at 10:52 am | 5 comments | 1724 Views

SPORTS

Ellie Ochowicz skates today

Ellie Ochowicz, daughter of Palo Alto's Jim and Sheila Ochowicz will be racing in the 500-meter speed skating event today....

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1724 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reflecting on Foundation for Global Community

Shutting down after 60 years of operation, the Foundation for Global Community, a local educational and fundraising nonprofit,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 1724 Views

AROUND TOWN

The donut patrol

It seems the smell of donuts still lingers strongly at Alma Plaza long after the plaza's popular Bob's Donuts shop has closed....

Original post made by Tristan on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by VoxPop, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 1724 Views

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Teens get rare inside view of Google, Facebook

About 30 teenagers from lower-income families in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park will get a rare insider's look at Silicon...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by John, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 5 comments | 1724 Views

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Happy Harvey Milk Day!

Happy Harvey Milk Day! May 22 (tomorrow) is Harvey Milk Day in California. Any local celebrations?...

Original post made by Happy Harvey Milk Day! on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 24, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 7 comments | 1724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minako Sano, James Wong, Doris Richmond, and Goodwin Steinberg

The Mercury-News has an interesting article about 4 Palo Alto residents and their experiences during WW2: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_15761680...

Original post made by Palo Alto history on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 12, 2010 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 1724 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto woman gets 15 years to life for high-speed-chase murder

An East Palo Alto woman has received 15 years to life in prison after a 2011 high-speed chase that led to the death of her...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 18, 2014 at 10:19 am | 7 comments | 1724 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health Risks from Shipping Pollution

One giant container ship can emit almost the same amount of cancer and asthma-causing chemicals as 50m cars, study findshttp://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/apr/09/shipping-...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 11, 2009 at 4:05 am | 3 comments | 1723 Views
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