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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen credit cards--Sourced locally??

Tonight Chase informed me my credit card was being used in North Carolina and South Carolina at several gas stations, using...

Original post made by Midtown Guy on Sep. 11, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 4 comments | 2172 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Connections expands to colleges

Abilities United's Community Connections program is giving participants from Abilities United (a Palo Alto nonprofit serving...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Giacomo Michele, on Sep 14, 2010 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 3021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What teens need, part 2 of 2

The Palo Alto Weekly convened a panel of local health and education professionals on Aug. 30 to discuss what local teenagers...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 14, 2010 at 1:25 am | 26 comments | 6180 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big explosion and fire destroys San Bruno homes

A major PG&E gas-line explosion and fire visible from much of the Bay Area has devastated a small residential area in San...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Sep 14, 2010 at 1:00 am | 11 comments | 3391 Views

AROUND TOWN

I goofed at an intersection.

I was distracted and inadvertently pulled forward into the intersection of Middlefield and Charleston after having stopped...

Original post made by Embarrassed Person on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:45 am | 8 comments | 1979 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Guest Opinion: Californians must save themselves

Walk around pleasant Palo Alto and you may not know that California has had a nervous breakdown Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:35 am | 13 comments | 2983 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Images from Palo Alto's Quakeville campout/drill

Palo Altans camping out at Quakeville, Palo Alto's simulated earthquake reaction this weekend, found themselves engaged in...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:20 am | 2 comments | 2845 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's going on in Palo Alto?

I just saw some cops driving like crazy (around 60mph) on Alma about 30 minutes back with lights and sirens and everything....

Original post made by paly student on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Sep 13, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 2426 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2020 World Expo could come to Silicon Valley

From Shanghai Sunday, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger pitched Silicon Valley -- and Mountain View's Moffett Field -- as the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Pan Gloss, on Sep 13, 2010 at 9:56 pm | 5 comments | 2412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police change Taser policy

Recent incidents in which Palo Alto police officers fired their Tasers at suspects would have violated the city's new policy...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 15 comments | 3992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hidden power

Designers find low-tech solutions to recharging life's necessities Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18177...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2243 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pedestrian killed on Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park

A person was struck and killed by a train in Menlo Park Sunday evening, Caltrain spokeswoman Tasha Bartholomew said. Caltrain's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Moe, on Sep 13, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 4 comments | 2451 Views

MOVIES

James Franco: A modern Renaissance man

Mark Twain once turned over Socrates' famous chestnut thusly: "The unexamined life may not be worth living, but the life...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 6926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A lyrical 'Light'

"The Light in the Piazza," with its lush, lyrical score by Adam Guettel and smart, witty book by Craig Lucas, is set to charm...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 13, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 2931 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto 'Airport Day' to be held Saturday

The Palo Alto Airport Association is holding its biennial Airport Day event this Saturday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Lived in Minnesota, on Sep 13, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 15 comments | 4938 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto 'proactive' in ensuring gas safety

Palo Alto residents who are concerned that a gas-line explosion similar to the one in San Bruno on Thursday evening could...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by John, on Sep 13, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 18 comments | 3840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Faith groups lobby for teen 'connectedness'

Palo Alto's religious congregations have taken an active role in community discussions about the social and emotional health...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Sep 13, 2010 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 2767 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A rare anti-socialist film getting raves in Europe

"The Ditch" appears to have some hope of getting serious recognition in Venice. It is about a socialist reeducation camp...

Original post made by Gary on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by Gary's back, on Sep 13, 2010 at 10:30 am | 48 comments | 10036 Views

AROUND TOWN

where is my print edition of palo alto weekly?

I have been missing the paper copy in the past two weeks, and I am wondering whether there is a change in PA Weekly policy,...

Original post made by where is my paper on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Sep 13, 2010 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 2144 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Calmer alternatives

What were the other Arastradero traffic calming ideas that were rejected before the current one was implemented? I'm no civil...

Original post made by David on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Another parent, on Sep 12, 2010 at 10:20 pm | 29 comments | 2328 Views
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