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AROUND TOWN

Why are they sweeping the sidewalks???

Given the budget crisis, why is it that I see the sidewalks downtown being swept with miniature street sweepers twice a week?...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 5, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 8 comments | 1749 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

"Street sleepers"

Original post made by Whaddawedo? on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 5, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 9 comments | 2002 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks new deal on police-building site

Palo Alto will cancel its option agreement to buy the two Park Boulevard properties where city officials hoped to build a...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 5, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 4 comments | 1866 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sleep needed for memory, scientists find

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Original post made on Oct. 11, 2008
Last comment by bru, on Jun 5, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2991 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Red light camera?

I saw a camera above the intersection of Deer Park and Page Mill today as I hit the yellew and it turned red about a second...

Original post made by H sund on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jun 5, 2009 at 4:54 am | 3 comments | 5150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Days before graduation, Gunn students grieve

What should have been a day for Gunn High School seniors to sign yearbooks and recall happy memories from the past four years...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by GunnJunior, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 26 comments | 3981 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man runs into side of train at Menlo Park station

A man ran into the side of a moving Caltrain at the Menlo Park station Wednesday evening, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Rez, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:06 pm | 8 comments | 2019 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of poilice motorcycles just off Encina nr. El Camino

Anyone know what happened here? When I passed, ca. 2pm, there were about 5 or 6 police motorcycles, some policemen were putting...

Original post made by rhody on Jun. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1971 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

President Obama's secret

Here is the real secret behind President Obama. He was not born in Hawaii in 1961. He is actually an immortal who is more...

Original post made by Anderson on Jun. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Green' plans for Ohlone, Garland unveiled

A rooftop garden, a "naturalistic play area" and "daylight harvesting" are among features of proposed new construction at...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 4, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 9 comments | 2041 Views

AROUND TOWN

A conversation, or perhaps the start of a movement

When trying to spark a new movement, Midtown resident Jeb Eddy shuns meetings. He abhors the structure that such endeavors...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Joel, on Jun 4, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 2657 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Suicide contagion?

http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=4112 I am glad the man survived and truly hope he gets the help he needs....

Original post made by Uh oh on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Norm, on Jun 4, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 1963 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Page Mill to evict prominent tenant organizer in East Palo Alto

http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_12516267 Very sad; these folks are needed in the community. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1847 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train victim, 17, identified as Gunn senior

The 17-year-old girl who ended her life Tuesday night at a Caltrain crossing was identified today by friends as Sonya Raymakers,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by scoop, on Jun 4, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 164 comments | 9381 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Popular San Mateo County beaches may close

Ten San Mateo County beaches, including an elephant-seal rookery and a popular hostel and lighthouse, could be closed if...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:04 am | 35 comments | 2710 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New fees proposed for golfing, parking, neutering

Golfers, developers, rabbit owners and Palo Alto residents who like to party at the Junior Museum and Zoo should brace themselves...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Jun 4, 2009 at 7:53 am | 2 comments | 2053 Views

AROUND TOWN

34 new cases of swine flu in Santa Clara County

The number of new swine flu (H1N1) cases has nearly doubled in Santa Clara County, according to a June 1 report from the...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Jun 4, 2009 at 7:04 am | 10 comments | 2068 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest four men for theft

A residential phone call and fast-acting police resulted in the arrest of four alleged San Mateo County gang members for...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 3, 2009 at 11:48 pm | 33 comments | 2324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged bike thieves arrested near Paly

Two alleged bike thieves were arrested by Palo Alto police Friday morning after they were spotted suspiciously driving around...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 25 comments | 2410 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City manager & council apologize for theater probe

The Palo Alto Children's Theatre and the nonprofit group that supports it received an emotional public apology from top city...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:16 pm | 31 comments | 2967 Views
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