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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police hit snag in Lewis homicide investigation

San Mateo police investigators are running out of fresh information to identify the killer or killers of East Palo Alto community...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by ..A Widow in waiting.., on Jun 28, 2010 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2244 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burns pegged to lead Palo Alto Fire Department

Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns will take over the top job in the city's Fire Department while the city looks for a permanent...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by A Grateful Palo Alto Resident, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 4304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Russian president rolls through California Avenue

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's visit to Silicon Valley today (June 23) had business owners and customers along Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 27, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 4364 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters

Ike got it right Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13136 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 26, 2010 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 2742 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Achievement gap' should be narrower by 2013

African-American and Hispanic students in the Palo Alto school district, who currently lag their peers in academic achievement,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Gunnhsstudent, on Jun 26, 2010 at 3:13 am | 17 comments | 2531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'HARD CHOICES': A Palo Alto budgeting tool

In the interest of engaging Palo Alto residents in the budget crisis facing the city, Palo Alto Online has posted an interactive...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Patrick Jimenez, on Jun 25, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 29 comments | 5340 Views

SPORTS

It was a unique year of success for local high school teams

The year starts the same for everyone. It's a clean slate. Previous seasons don't count, nor do past victories or defeats....

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Missed some, on Jun 25, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 2362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn students offer inspiring stories online

In the wake of four devastating student suicides, students at Gunn High School are finding their spirits lifted by a little...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Jun 25, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 17 comments | 3388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Weekly chosen as best in Bay Area

The Palo Alto Weekly garnered the top award for non-daily newspapers in the 33rd annual Greater Bay Area Journalism competition,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Bruce, on Jun 25, 2010 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 2860 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Junipero Serra Boulevard to get safety upgrade

A busy stretch of road in the Stanford foothills where 90 percent of drivers violate the speed limit will get $1.5 million...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 25, 2010 at 8:34 am | 10 comments | 2584 Views

SPORTS

Mike's Cafe wins Menlo Park Little League title

Jackson Salabert's run-scoring single in the bottom of the fifth inning held up for the deciding tally as Mike's Café posted...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by jh, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:47 am | 1 comment | 2310 Views

SPORTS

Eric Byrnes is still having some fun swinging the bat

Eric Byrnes walked away from baseball, but not the game. While the Portola Valley resident no longer plays Major League Baseball,...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by j, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:42 am | 4 comments | 2541 Views

SPORTS

Stanford athletic department reaches new heights

The Stanford Athletic Department may be accused of pouring it on in the race for the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup this...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Chanh, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:14 am | 2 comments | 2872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Davis narrowly misses Seattle police chief job

East Palo Alto police Chief Ronald Davis has narrowly missed being nominated for Seattle, Wash., chief of police, Seattle's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:07 am | 4 comments | 2277 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened in City Hall Garage tonight?

Any one know what happened in the City Hall parking garage tonight? There were several police cars and multiple officers....

Original post made by resident on Jun. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old sprinklers kept Menlo fire from spreading

An old but still effective sprinkler system prevented a major fire in downtown Menlo Park from causing even more extensive...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 24, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 12 comments | 3057 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hurt dog, bad trail delayed Mountain View hikers

An injured dog's paw and overgrown trails kept two Mountain View residents from returning home on time from a hiking and...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Bruce, on Jun 24, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 13 comments | 3587 Views

AROUND TOWN

School district expresses fears on Cubberley

Palo Alto school board members Wednesday expressed deep-seated fears about selling any portion of the dilapidated Cubberley...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 24, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 4798 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters' petition heads for November ballot

A proposal by Palo Alto's firefighters union to freeze the staffing levels at the Fire Department is bound for the November...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 102 comments | 4787 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs Wells Fargo Bank at Sequoia Station

Police are searching for a man in his 20s who robbed a Wells Fargo bank at the Sequoia Station shopping center in Redwood...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by same guy robbing banks in the south bay?, on Jun 24, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2453 Views
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