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AROUND TOWN

Eshoo finds few surprises in 'exceptional' State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, said President Obama threw down a "challenge to the Congress" in his State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 29, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is the gold dome on the Laning Chateau?

I just posted a Palo Alto question when this one occurred to me, too. What is that gold dome on top of the Laning Chateau...

Original post made by im curious on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 1193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to tackle infrastructure problem tonight

Palo Alto officials will consider ways to pay for infrastructure repairs and get their first look at the proposed city budget...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Budget waste, on May 1, 2012 at 10:08 am | 26 comments | 1192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police search for suspect in Redwood City armed robberies

Police released a photo Wednesday of a man believed to be connected to as many as five armed robberies at businesses in North...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 16, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 1192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Party crasher fires shots at Menlo Park house

A San Jose man was arrested Saturday morning on six counts of attempted murder after he allegedly fired shots at a house...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by even stranger, on Sep 4, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 4 comments | 1192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto seeks grant funds to revamp transit center

The City Council plans to consider tonight a list of projects that could qualify for the One Bay Area Grant, a program that...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Just the facts, please., on Feb 12, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 23 comments | 1192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prescribed burn set in Arastradero Preserve

Firefighters set a controlled burn at the Arastradero Preserve May 30 to help eradicate invasive plant species and get rid...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:31 am | 8 comments | 1192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark VanZanten: A Forced Landing

Early on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, I made my way to the Austin, Texas, airport from home. My family and I had...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed downtown 'gateway' building debated

Palo Alto officials would like to see larger developments near the city's transit stations, but they are still trying to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Not in the public interest, on Jun 30, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 5 comments | 1191 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek suspect in string of burglaries

Palo Alto police are looking for a suspect in a string of commercial burglaries, including a Wednesday morning burglary at...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by another robbery, on Aug 28, 2011 at 8:33 am | 17 comments | 1191 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle struck by express train in Menlo Park

A mother and daughter were transported to a hospital on Friday evening, April 13, after their Saab was struck by an express...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Apr 14, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinosa to deliver 'State of the City' tonight

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinosa is scheduled to present the State of the City address at 7 p.m. tonight (Jan. 24) in the Cubberley...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by bill, on Jan 24, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 8 comments | 1190 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Interesting article and comments from Yoriko

http://www.mercurynews.com/scott-herhold/ci_18009854?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com&nclick_check=1 An...

Original post made by Too much traffic on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on May 9, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 5 comments | 1190 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What happened?

What happened to the entry here about NASA discovering that heat radiated by the earth is much more than "predicted" by Hansen's...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 1, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 19 comments | 1190 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PARKING PROGRESS: "The High Cost of Free Parking" by Donald C Shoup

Parking downtown, and neighborhood parking, seems like it needs a fresh look. This book (2011) mentions PALO ALTO many times,...

Original post made by John hackmann on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Right On!, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves break into Palo Verde school, steal keys

Thieves broke into Palo Verde Elementary School and stole several classroom keys and possibly two computers Sunday (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by MD, on Aug 25, 2011 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed at gunpoint in Mountain View

A San Francisco man was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning while he was walking near the Carl's Jr. fast food restaurant...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One person killed Sunday in multi-car crash

The California Highway Patrol has contacted the driver of a white pickup truck who fled the scene of a fatal crash on U.S....

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by DT, on Jul 9, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 1190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund campaign kicks off

From after-school tutoring to desperately needed food, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has helped local nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 34 comments | 1190 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tea, anyone?

To Tim Pham, the difference in quality between tea steeped from a paper bag and tea carefully brewed from loose leaf is broad...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tea Drinker, on Jan 27, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1190 Views
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