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AROUND TOWN

What happened this morning at 8:00?

Electricity off in part of my house and traffic signals out, firetrucks heading toward 101 on Embarcadero Rd....

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Feb 17, 2010 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain delays due to train hitting abandoned car

A car abandoned on the Caltrain tracks in Sunnyvale was hit by a northbound commuter train at 5 a.m. today, causing "significant...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Victor Shin, on Feb 26, 2010 at 11:23 am | 12 comments | 1353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly student-run website a national-award finalist

Palo Alto High School's student-run online news website is among the finalists for a national scholastic journalism award...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1353 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: From fast to slow on 27 University?

Just last fall, John Arrillaga's vision for building huge office towers and a theater where the MacArthur Park restaurant...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by bag ABAG, on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 38 comments | 1352 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three men arrested after interrupted burglary in Palo Alto

Three men have been arrested by the Palo Alto Police Department after a recent interrupted residential burglary, and the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Nov 7, 2012 at 12:07 am | 15 comments | 1352 Views

AROUND TOWN

No settlement in high-speed-rail lawsuit

Efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the California High-Speed Rail Authority failed nine days after they started because...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:34 am | 11 comments | 1352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narrow sidewalks

Unlike many people who post here, I have no objection to 3-5 story buildings in the built-up areas around town. But, many...

Original post made by Anon on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Shirley Pringle Hensley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 1352 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 | 1352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man, 22, critical after East Palo Alto shooting

A 22-year-old man was critically injured Tuesday night when he was shot several times while sitting in a parked car in East...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by epa lifer, on Oct 22, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 8 comments | 1351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Condo market slower to rebound

When Akiko Hata and Georgio Lagna relocated from Boston this year, they set their sights on Palo Alto. After renting an apartment...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 15, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ken Dauber Endorsed by 3 More Student Publications

Hello Palo Alto: Have you voted yet? If not, please take a look at these informative editorials about your choices. Thanks...

Original post made by Student Advocate on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by The facts, on Nov 6, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 17 comments | 1351 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's water polo season ends with OT loss

==BI Stanford women win hoops battle== There were too many heroic moments to simply say the Stanford men's water polo...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 30, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 1351 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Military Madness

Despite sustained denials by the Pentagon, the leaked cables from WikiLeaks confirm that U.S. military special operations...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by food for thought, on Dec 27, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1351 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gordon to chair subcommittee on transportation

Newly elected state Assemblyman Rich Gordon (D-Menlo Park) has been named chairman of the Assembly budget subcommittee that...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Marlene Prendergast, on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 1351 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pioneer health researcher Peter Wood, 81, dies

If you don't consider a link between higher levels of exercise and higher levels of certain "good" cholesterol a contradiction...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Annajo (A.j.) Sánchez (Kessler), on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments | 1351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Criticism greets new high-speed rail CEO

Jeff Morales, the newly hired CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has been hailed as "exactly the right person...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Jun 4, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 14 comments | 1351 Views

BOOKS

Emergency preparedness: Are you ready?

Most emergencies are completely unpredictable. Local authorities are required by law to prepare an emergency plan so that...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Jun 5, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 1351 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City passes 2012 budget, seeks union concessions

Palo Alto officials approved the city's 2012 budget Monday night with little discussion, no protests and one glaring asterisk. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:30 am | 15 comments | 1350 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Armed man robs 7-Eleven in Midtown Palo Alto

An armed, masked man robbed a 7-Eleven store in Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood early Thursday morning, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:23 am | 16 comments | 1350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New day care center to open near Baylands

Seeking to accommodate a ballooning student population, Palo Alto officials swiftly and enthusiastically approved on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by a parent of Mustard Seed, on Jan 16, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 1350 Views
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