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Page Mill could lose control of properties

Page Mill Properties, the largest landlord in East Palo Alto, may soon lose control of its 1,700 apartments in the Woodland...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 14, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 20 comments | 4891 Views


Jurors deliberated hard, but did 'the right thing'

Alberto Alvarez showed no emotion when the jury's recommendation for the death penalty was announced. But the jurors who...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by reti, on Dec 26, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 20 comments | 3879 Views


Fix due for 'dangerous' Palo Alto intersection

A proposal to redesign one of Palo Alto's "most dangerous" intersections earned a rave review from the city's Planning and...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by finally, on Feb 22, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 20 comments | 5431 Views


PG&E customers lose power as storm continues

Thousands of PG&E customers are without power in the Bay Area today due to an onset of stormy weather that is drenching the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Fiscal Responsibility, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:42 am | 20 comments | 2971 Views


California High-Speed Rail Authority names Roelof van Ark new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has hired a seasoned transportation executive and current president of Alstom Transportation...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by guest, on Mar 9, 2011 at 4:39 am | 20 comments | 4861 Views


'For Sale' signs popping up

I realize this is the time of year when people put their homes up for sale, but why are there so many "for sale" signs this...

Original post made by CJ on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 24, 2010 at 10:39 am | 20 comments | 3493 Views


Palo Alto police release sketch in juvenile-assisted burglaries

Palo Alto police have provided more details and released a sketch in a search for a young boy and adults engaged in a residential-burglary...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 2, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 20 comments | 4783 Views


Palo Alto trash rates to rise next month

Palo Alto residents will have to shell out more for trash collection starting next month, but they will be spared the most...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Rhoddon, on Sep 24, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 20 comments | 4562 Views


Mountain View approves cell tower on church

Despite outcry about radiation exposure at an adjacent preschool, the city's zoning administrator approved a cell phone tower...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 20 comments | 7480 Views


Felon arrested after three-car crash, manhunt

A wanted felon out for a night of partying was arrested after a three-car crash and a manhunt in Palo Alto early Monday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 20, 2017 at 11:41 am | 20 comments | 5601 Views


East Palo Alto kindergarten teacher arrested for molestation of a student

An East Palo Alto kindergarten teacher was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of molesting a student after he allegedly tried...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by its true, on Nov 22, 2013 at 12:28 am | 20 comments | 6582 Views


President dines in Woodside Thursday night

President Barack Obama waves from the back seat of a Chevy Suburban on his way to a dinner with high-tech executives in Woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by manure, on Feb 19, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 20 comments | 6399 Views


Black population decreases in East Palo Alto

Defying a Bay Area trend, East Palo Alto saw its population decrease by 4.6 percent over the past decade -- a drop precipitated...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by SpaceBrotha, on Mar 21, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 20 comments | 7309 Views


Woman hit by car on Stanford campus Monday

A car struck a 19-year-old woman as she was jaywalking on Campus Drive near the Mayfield Avenue intersection Monday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by surprised, on Mar 25, 2012 at 6:48 pm | 20 comments | 3466 Views


Group calls for more rail crossings, parks around Caltrain tracks

For Palo Alto residents who live near the Caltrain corridor, the tracks are both a blessing and a curse -- a way to get around...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Go back to the drawing board, on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 20 comments | 6551 Views


Palo Alto looks to overhaul city fees

Palo Altans looking to tee off at the driving range at the local golf course, board a pet at the city's animal shelter or...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Zeev Wurman, on Jun 2, 2012 at 5:08 pm | 20 comments | 5225 Views


Caltrain looks to bolster service in Palo Alto

Spurred by a swelling number of commuters, Caltrain plans to bolster its weekday service by adding six trains and having...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Toady, on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 20 comments | 5209 Views


Palo Alto bike-sharing program hits speed bump

A bicycle-sharing program will be doomed to fail in Palo Alto unless planners place the rental stations in locations that...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 9, 2012 at 11:38 am | 20 comments | 10669 Views


Trader Joe's employee helps teen, called 'hero'

Nick Marcus was just doing his job at Trader Joe's at Town and Country Shopping Center in Palo Alto when a phone call turned...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 6:27 am | 20 comments | 6431 Views


Voter Suppression Attempts in San Mateo County?

Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA) is reporting that a group called Election Integrity Project will be deploying "poll observers"...

Original post made by Hmmm on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 7, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 20 comments | 4108 Views
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