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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault on pedestrian - what should I have done?

I witnessed a disturbing incident yesterday afternoon. A pedestrian was crossing Bryant Street in a crosswalk and was about...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by DC, on Dec 17, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 29 comments | 5390 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why would anyone, with a mentally challenged child, have weapons in their home?

Mentally unbalanced kids cannot be trusted around weapons, of any type, including hammers and knives. What was this mother...

Original post made by Sally on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Dec 17, 2012 at 4:10 pm | 4 comments | 969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sharon Hofstedt: Hot chocolate and community building

As a pre-teen in small-town Minnesota, Sharon Hofstedt delivered the Minneapolis Star Tribune door to door seven days a week. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Dec 17, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments | 1624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto poised to embark on trash experiment

Those black carts filled with trash may soon disappear from the curbside of one Palo Alto neighborhood as part of the city's...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Dec 17, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 24 comments | 1901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters duck gunfire in East Palo Alto

Firefighters returning to their East Palo Alto station ran for cover after two rival gangs engaged in a gun battle in front...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 16 comments | 1281 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Walgreens to pay $16.57 million for violations

Walgreen Co. has settled a lawsuit by 42 California counties for illegally dumping hazardous waste and unlawfully disposing...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:39 pm | 7 comments | 1864 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Interests collide over Buena Vista's future

There has been a certain inevitability to the situation now unfolding at the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, located behind...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by w. dean, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 6 comments | 997 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feature story: Power of the people

All year long -- not just during the holiday season -- volunteers quietly work behind the scenes, providing nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 22 comments | 9227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow's events (Dec. 18)

[http://www.smcl.org/en/node/6067 Holiday Concert: Mary McLaughlin] Celtic singer and songwriter Mary McLaughlin will perform...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 17, 2012 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1123 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund: Giving hope to the homeless

Tucked at the end of an industrial lot, East Palo Alto's only homeless shelter occupies an unassuming warehouse that's been...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Sean, on Dec 17, 2012 at 10:00 am | 4 comments | 1539 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Palo Alto Grill opening downtown

When the Lavanda Croatian restaurant and wine bar closed its doors last summer at 185 University Ave. in Palo Alto, the closure...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Dec 16, 2012 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 1497 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sharon Hofstedt: Hot chocolate and community building

As a pre-teen in small-town Minnesota, Sharon Hofstedt delivered the Minneapolis Star Tribune door to door seven days a week. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by danielle you-know-who, on Dec 16, 2012 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 895 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Knights will play for third place in nationals

The Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Midgets extended their season for one more game following a 16-14 win over the Detroit Dolphins...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by the MAN, on Dec 16, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1865 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto in final stage of California Avenue redesign

After two years of revisions, lawsuits and squabbles with area business owners, Palo Alto officials are now putting the finishing...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 20 comments | 3848 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whither Your Mortgage Interest Deduction?

Is 2012 the last year of mortgage interest reduction up to $1M in loan value? I think so. I hear most homes in PA are bought...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jod, on Dec 16, 2012 at 11:09 am | 13 comments | 1198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big Thank You to all the Volunteers helping to make Holiday Bouquets right now for our hospitalized vets!! You are welcome to join in!!

Hi Beautiful Palo Alto Community! Right now, the midtown floral shop, Nature's Alley, is filled with caring folks, who are...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Dec. 16, 2012
There are no comments yet. 851 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Google defends $2 billion tax dodge

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday that he is proud of the way the Mountain View company is avoiding taxes, according...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 16, 2012 at 10:01 am | 26 comments | 7167 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three killed in crash on Interstate 280

Three people were killed in a pulled-over car that was struck by a passing vehicle on northbound Interstate Highway 280 in...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by MIdtown resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:55 am | 9 comments | 1550 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by MIdtown resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:25 am | 17 comments | 1080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's Christmas Tree Lane lighting up for holidays

Santa will be approaching Fulton Street chimneys, reindeer will be landing on the lawn, snowmen will be "singing" in a row...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by waste of time, on Dec 15, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 9 comments | 1835 Views
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