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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Craigslist 'car sale' ends in robbery, shooting

A young East Bay man who was responding to a Craigslist car-for-sale listing in East Palo Alto was robbed of his $1,300 purchase...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Lynn, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 20 comments | 3446 Views

SPORTS

Eackles and Harvey share MVP honor in the WBAL

Girls' all-league hoops Pinewood junior Hailie Eackles and Eastside Prep junior Ahjalee Harvey, two of the most dynamic...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by A. Maggioncalda, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 3845 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Small fire kept small by passerby, quick response

A fire in the front portion of a house in the 3000 block of Louis Road Wednesday afternoon was kept small by an alert pedestrian...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by rem, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 3976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City proposes to peek at people's garbage

Palo Altans who repeatedly throw recyclable items into their trash bins could soon find themselves slapped with fines and...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous too, on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:29 am | 120 comments | 7633 Views

MOVIES

when is star trek next generation on?

Does anyone know when ST TNG is on, and on what channel? Also, the original series? I don't have cable, but I want to watch!...

Original post made by wannabe trekkie on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by trekkie, on Mar 18, 2010 at 2:07 am | 6 comments | 4735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud noises in S. Palo Alto

Did anyone else hear several loud noises last night (3/13-3/14) in South Palo Alto? (Close to the old Lucky's) We heard the...

Original post made by J on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by puzzled 2, on Mar 18, 2010 at 2:05 am | 3 comments | 1886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jurors begin deliberation in Koloto murder trial

The defense attorney for a man accused of murdering 27-year-old Philip Lacy during a robbery in downtown Palo Alto two years...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Mar 18, 2010 at 1:35 am | 5 comments | 2006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two men shot at East Palo Alto football field

Two men are reported in stable condition this morning after being shot Tuesday evening at a football field in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by T,mamah, on Mar 18, 2010 at 1:02 am | 1 comment | 2369 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Big Brother dressed in green?

Palo Alto has the proud distinction of being one of the first communities to implement recycling just over 40 years ago....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Take Your Hands Off My God-Given Right to Pollute I Say!, on Mar 17, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 18 comments | 3035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto employees boogie for Google

On Monday, the quest to impress search-engine giant Google took a disco turn in Palo Alto as city staff and residents exuberantly...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 17, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 19 comments | 3584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Fire Union Seeks Job Protection

What is the feelings from citizens about Palo Alto Fire Union's petition to protect jobs? SJ Mercury New has the story: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14689689...

Original post made by David on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Ha ha, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:10 pm | 3 comments | 1586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's fiber hopes now rest with Google

Palo Alto's fruitless and frustrating quest for a citywide high-speed Internet network flickered back to life Monday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Adam, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:04 pm | 36 comments | 3820 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hesitant about landfill-gas contract

Palo Alto should reconsider its renewable-energy goals before it makes any long-term commitments to a "green energy" provider,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 17, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 6 comments | 3165 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto pays $1.45 million for car accident

Palo Alto has agreed to pay $1.45 million to a resident who was permanently injured in an accident caused by a city worker...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by JACKIE, on Mar 17, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 12 comments | 3222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why does Gunn have Tuesday off but not Paly?

Sophomores (and Juniors/Seniors who have not passed) are taking the California Exit Exam on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings....

Original post made by palo alto mom on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by paly student, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 7 comments | 1821 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja's Albanese just perfect on the mound

Tuesday's prep roundup Castilleja softball pitcher Sammy Albanese was at her best on Tuesday. That certainly was not good...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Lorrie Duval, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 4 comments | 2899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Faye McNair-Knox named 'Woman of the Year' by Assemblyman Ruskin

Faye McNair-Knox, Ph.D., executive director of One East Palo Alto Neighborhood Improvement Initiative, honored today as "Woman...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Employee of another EPA nonprofit, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 13 comments | 3651 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Varian hydrogen-tank leak equalizes, fixes itself

A hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning stopped on its own about noon as the pressure in the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Doug, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:27 am | 25 comments | 2460 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Adult school website earns international award

The Palo Alto Adult School has been honored for the "excellence" and "functionality" of its website by the Learning Resources...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Can't compare to the city, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 1957 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain lion sighting in Atherton

A mountain lion sighting was reported at a home on Park Lane in Atherton late Sunday night, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 2168 Views
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