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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arastradero arson suspect deemed unfit for trial

Damon Luce, the man accused of setting several fires at the Arastradero Preserve in Palo Alto, was found mentally unfit to...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:28 am | 2 comments | 1832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hot Lunches and Local Holidays

Hi, Wondering if your kids have commented on the new hot lunches this year or not. My kids said they taste the same. At...

Original post made by Mom with kids at PAUSD on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Agnostic, on Sep 22, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 4 comments | 1832 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot's lawyer attacks methods of cell expert

The attorney for Bulos Zumot launched a fresh attack Monday against a cell phone expert who helped the Palo Alto police track...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:21 am | 6 comments | 1832 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Groupon CEO: 'I was fired'

After a poor earnings report sent Groupon's stock down by 24 percent, the company fired its CEO, Andrew Mason, Thursday,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 4, 2013 at 12:54 am | 17 comments | 1832 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest 27 in East Palo Alto crackdown

One week after East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis responded to a spike in gun violence by declaring a crime emergency...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jazzed, on May 29, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Education, environmental advocates win Tall Tree Awards

Palo Alto's 2009 Tall Tree Awards, announced today (Friday), will honor community activist Carolyn Tucher, environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Robin Robinson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1832 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

License-plate scanners worry civil libertarians

Palo Alto police officers will soon be able to collect and store license-plate numbers from passing cars without lifting...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Head of Cal. Ave. business group steps down

The volunteer head of a non-profit group representing California Avenue-area merchants and residents has stepped down after...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Jan 22, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Law Professor John H. Barton dies of bike-accident injuries

John H. Barton, 72, a Stanford University law professor whose career emphasized the interface between science and the law,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 2, 2009 at 8:26 am | 3 comments | 1831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cyclist's mother calls his death 'murder'

Mary Ann Parker told her son, John E. Peckham, to "Be careful" when he left on a training ride Friday that ended in a fatal...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 19, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

another Mountain View crime spree

Most of these crimes happened in Los Altos, but the crooks were reportedly from Mountain View: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14337553 Arson,...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 4, 2010 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Atherton woman pleads no contest to DUI

A 63-year-old Atherton woman who was arrested for driving under the influence during a chaotic exit from a Menlo Park parking...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gethin, on Feb 9, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 8 comments | 1831 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto wins De Anza Division baseball title

Palo Alto baseball coach Erick Raich had plenty to celebrate on Friday as his Vikings wrapped up the regular season with...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by stats, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jon Huntsman, Paly Dropout, Candidate for President of the USA

Dropping out of Paly to join a band called "Wizard", and becoming a candidate for President in 2012 http://www.vxec.com/2011/06/watch-who-is-jon-huntsman/...

Original post made by Bystander on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by SP Phil, on Jan 3, 2012 at 1:10 am | 9 comments | 1831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama's speech

Is PAUSD going to broadcast Obama's speech aimed at the children? Is this left upto individual schools? I am all for...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 6, 2009 at 10:11 am | 24 comments | 1831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

PAMP correction Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12080 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by TipAndRing, on Dec 5, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

homework for palo alto elementary schools

I have visited a few elementary schools and am getting mixed messages on what the homework policy is. Seems like some schools...

Original post made by incomingk on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 8, 2010 at 6:42 am | 4 comments | 1830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Park-saving plan; grad requirements

As he prepares to leave Sacramento due to term limits, State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) is hoping to leave one final...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by Billy, on May 14, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 14 comments | 1830 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect in burglary of Jobs' house gets new lawyer, plea date

Kariem McFarlin, who was arrested earlier this month for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of the late Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Aug 22, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 7 comments | 1830 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tesla Motors, Inc., of Palo Alto to go public

Tesla Motors, Inc., of Palo Alto is going public. The electric-vehicle maker filed papers with the Securities and Exchange...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Tesla is a great example..., on Feb 2, 2010 at 6:12 am | 8 comments | 1830 Views
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