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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Unanimous jury recommends death for Alvarez

Convicted killer Alberto Alvarez should receive the death penalty for murdering East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by babysoft, on Dec 31, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 40 comments | 2900 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Realtor target of 'grandparents' scam

Well-known Palo Alto real estate agent Ann Griffiths wants everyone to know about a scam to which she fell prey on Jan. 25...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 25, 2011 at 11:23 am | 40 comments | 3947 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's happened since the accident

A year after the Feb. 17, 2010, plane crash in East Palo Alto that took three lives, much has been repaired, but much still...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by Twin Cessna Pilot, on Jun 10, 2011 at 5:36 am | 40 comments | 3328 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Begging Scam?

We were driving today around doing errands and saw 3 different women begging. One was at the Bryant St. Post Office, the...

Original post made by RichardCheney on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 12, 2014 at 3:51 pm | 40 comments | 10554 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted sexual assault reported in Palo Alto

A man broke in to a home in the 100 block of Hawthorne Avenue early this morning and "may have been about to commit a sexual...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:53 pm | 40 comments | 3045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Apple store to be razed; combo farm-restaurant planned

Capitalizing on the farm-to-table movement, billionaire philanthropist John Arrillaga is planning to demolish the former...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 1, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 40 comments | 17214 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condi Rice " I was supposed to be a music major and concert pianist, and here I sit."

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Original post made by Dr. Ferragamo on Jul. 22, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 27, 2007 at 4:15 pm | 40 comments | 4458 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial Cartoon on Iraq Says It All

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Original post made by Observer on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 12, 2007 at 10:05 pm | 40 comments | 3820 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Massive Oil Deposit Could Increase US reserves by 10x

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Original post made by Jane on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by perspective, on Apr 3, 2008 at 2:18 pm | 40 comments | 3010 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain horns getting louder

Locals who have complained recently that horn blasts from Caltrain locomotives have gotten louder aren't imagining things....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Aug 10, 2009 at 8:51 pm | 40 comments | 3427 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor testifies in Prop 8 trial

A judge presiding over a same-sex marriage trial in San Francisco heard testimony today from a Stanford University professor...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by To I Think, on Jan 23, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 40 comments | 3096 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Japan nuclear crisis - is US doing enough to help?

I am watching CNN's coverage of Japan nuclear crisis and it is not clear to me if US doing enough to help, apart from watching...

Original post made by Elena on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 20, 2011 at 7:45 pm | 40 comments | 2744 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

House OKs debt-ceiling bill; Eshoo votes 'aye'

After weeks of partisan bickering over raising the debt ceiling that threatened to plunge the country into default, a last-minute...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 7, 2011 at 10:06 am | 40 comments | 4643 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Undocumented' but inspiring

Immigration reform activist Jose Antonio Vargas spoke at to a near-capacity crowd at Los Altos High School last weekend,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Legal immigrant, on Dec 3, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 40 comments | 9299 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Google buses reflect region in need of traffic, housing solutions

Google buses rolling up and down U.S. Highway 101 symbolize the new Silicon Valley -- and are reminders that regional solutions...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Feb 11, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 40 comments | 3909 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Flux at feral cat nonprofit after cats die in fire

The Stanford Cat Network, a nonprofit organization that cares for feral cats on Stanford University's campus, is teetering...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Aug 20, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 40 comments | 4880 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Buildings of up to eight stories planned for East Palo Alto

With an eye on affordable housing and the city's bottom line, East Palo Alto officials on Monday night unveiled the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 26, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 40 comments | 7391 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are the pros and cons of owning an Eichler?

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Original post made by New to Area on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jul 1, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 40 comments | 24470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman crashes car into Midtown building

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Original post made on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by Brit, on Nov 29, 2007 at 9:27 am | 40 comments | 5934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Don't let the trolls run our theater or our town

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Original post made on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 28, 2008 at 8:29 am | 40 comments | 3584 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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