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AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto youth granted a way into the wild

Youth Community Services in Palo Alto has received a $20,000 Impact Fund grant from the Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Joe M., on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:08 am | 7 comments | 2202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo, Simitian host high-speed rail discussion

State Sen. Joe Simitian will join Congresswoman Anna Eshoo at a meeting in Menlo Park Saturday to discuss the controversial...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 24, 2009 at 7:15 am | 18 comments | 3007 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Killing the Cronkite thread - probably my fault

Last night at 9:30 I clicked the "report objectionable content" link on a Cronkite thread post and followed up with a posting...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 7 comments | 1910 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cities blast state plan to 'borrow' local funds

Palo Alto and other cities around California are rallying against the state budget proposal, which would grab millions of...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:40 pm | 7 comments | 2680 Views

AROUND TOWN

American flag set on fire in Palo Alto yard

Police in Palo Alto responded to a report of a small blaze Friday to find someone had set fire to an American flag on display...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 15 comments | 2105 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cocaine, cash, cars seized in major drug bust

A two-year investigation into a major South Bay drug trafficking operation resulted in 14 arrests and the seizure of large...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Chico, on Jul 23, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 12 comments | 2805 Views

SPORTS

PA 14s reach NorCal state tournament title game

After losing their opening game of the Northern California State Tournament, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 14-year-old baseball...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sheri, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2399 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Federal funds unlikely for Palo Alto fiber project

Palo Alto's long and tangled trek toward a citywide, high-speed broadband network is unlikely to attract federal aid in the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jee, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:37 am | 18 comments | 2259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility workers challenge fraud allegations

Falsified tests. Conspiring managers. Unqualified workers. The phrases have been repeated in media reports and conversations...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by sickoflies, on Jul 23, 2009 at 6:58 am | 23 comments | 3391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shawn Stockwell heads home for Christmas

Shawn Stockwell, the 10-year-old boy from Eagle River, Alaska, who waited more than two years for a new heart, is returning...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 2334 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Students push for downtown promenade

A graduate student-led proposal to drive all cars off the busiest section of University Avenue is slowly but steadily garnering...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stan, on Jul 22, 2009 at 11:10 pm | 69 comments | 4137 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Streets initiative will not impact Alma Plaza

A citizen initiative to create street-width requirements in Palo Alto will not apply to the controversial Alma Plaza development...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 22, 2009 at 11:35 am | 9 comments | 2227 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto junior golfer trails in a top tourney

Defending champion Patrick Grimes of Palo Alto has a lot of ground to make up following the opening round of the Trader Joe's...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 22, 2009 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wired world

A 72-inch-wide American flag is one of the wall hangings in Pamela Drury Wattenmaker's new exhibition. Among the white stars,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Taylor-Chamberlain, on Jul 22, 2009 at 1:10 am | 1 comment | 3165 Views

RESTAURANTS

Faulty flue caused Zibbibo fire in Palo Alto

A blaze caused by a faulty flue of a kitchen stove hit the Zibbibo Restaurant in downtown Palo Alto shortly before 2 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 6 comments | 4099 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Meet the Chief' session to be held tonight

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns is hosting the monthly "Meet the Chief" public meeting today at 7 p.m. The meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 4 comments | 2235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Groceries lie dormant in Palo Alto

Sounds like the NIMBYs are blocking all attempts to bring new grocery stores to Palo Alto. Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_12857702...

Original post made by shopper on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 21, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 12 comments | 2283 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

rash of bicycle thefts in Palo Alto??

Mercury-News says 10 bicycles were stolen in Palo Alto on Monday alone. Is this part of some crime spree? PALO ALTO 1100...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 21, 2009
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police use Tasers during fight

Mountain View police used their Taser guns on two young women early Saturday morning on Castro Street after officers were...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 21, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 3 comments | 2186 Views

AROUND TOWN

New plan for local compost site wins support

A potential breakthrough plan that would allow continued composting in the Palo Alto baylands while not encroaching on dedicated...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 21, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 20 comments | 3162 Views
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