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AROUND TOWN

Finances, infrastructure highlight 'State of the City'

A huge budget gap may force Palo Alto to cut staff and services but it should not keep the city from rebuilding its infrastructure...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 4, 2010 at 10:36 am | 25 comments | 3788 Views

SPORTS

M-A, Castilleja hope to beat the CCS hoop odds

The season should come to an end for the Menlo-Atherton and Castilleja girls' basketball teams on Wednesday night as both...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by MarchMadness, on Mar 4, 2010 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 2550 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is one airplane crash enough or do we need to wait for another one?

The tragic airplane crash in East Palo Alto has generated a lot of discussion on the Town Square Forum spread over a number...

Original post made by petercarp on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 4, 2010 at 6:59 am | 102 comments | 7136 Views

AROUND TOWN

City may phase out hazardous-materials plant

The City of Palo Alto is studying ways to remove or relocate a hazardous-chemicals facility that has long plagued Barron...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 4, 2010 at 1:49 am | 11 comments | 2081 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stiff fines proposed for cell-phone violators

State Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) new "distracted-driving" bill would increase penalties for improper cell-phone use...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by RS, on Mar 3, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 22 comments | 3095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver dies in 'horrific' crash on Middlefield Road

Mountain View police say an "extremely horrific" single-car crash killed the driver of a Volvo after it smashed into seven...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Amazed, on Mar 3, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 36 comments | 3126 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keplterize JJ&F?

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Original post made by moonwalk on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by Terrace Ex, on Mar 3, 2010 at 6:25 pm | 7 comments | 4741 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

3.2-magnitude quake hits east of Milpitas

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.2 struck this afternoon in Santa...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2917 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Heavy rains cause accidents, traffic jams, floods

A heavy rainstorm that hit the Bay Area overnight is causing floods, accidents and traffic snarls throughout the region....

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer School

My daughter will be entering 1st Grade this Fall. I have been hearing about Summer Camps/ Summer school/day camps etc. Since...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by take a break, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 4 comments | 1935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big run of property crimes in Menlo Park

Thieves got away with almost $53,000 in stolen goods in some 19 property crimes in Atherton and Menlo Park over the week...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1903 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Should Town & Country Center have public recycling?

I was happy to see that my letter to the editor urging public recycling in public places such as Town & Country Center was...

Original post made by Richard Hackmann on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 2, 2010 at 6:31 pm | 11 comments | 2141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gets another shot at 'fiber to the home'

Google's invitation to American communities to apply to have high-speed fiber-optic networks installed has rekindled Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sergey, on Mar 2, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 14 comments | 2490 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Friends question circumstances surrounding woman's train suicide Monday

In the days, weeks and months prior to Heather Russell's death in front of a train Monday morning, someone had been systematically...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by gunita, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 69 comments | 5608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Which area of Palo Alto is most in need of revitalization?

Voice your opinion in the online poll. Which area of Palo Alto do you feel is most in need of revitalization? Downtown? Midtown?...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 2, 2010 at 11:35 am | 25 comments | 3880 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite opposition, city pushes for business tax

Despite an outcry from the business community, Palo Alto is proceeding with its plan to put a new business-license tax on...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Orphe D, on Mar 2, 2010 at 11:28 am | 17 comments | 2634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Affordable Events At Stanford

Stanford University invites local community members to campus for concerts, art exhibits, special tours, sports events, lectures,...

Original post made by Stanford For You on Mar. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2006 Views

SPORTS

Lin is named the Player of the Week in Ivy League basketball

Harvard senior guard Jeremy Lin from Palo Alto High has been named the Player of the Week in the Ivy League for helping the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Local gurl, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 2306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto papers in the New York Times

Sunday's New york Times had an article about the Palo Alto Newspaper wars: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/28/us/28sfnewspaper.html?scp=2&sq=palo%20alto%20newspapers%20bay%20area&...

Original post made by Marvin on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Marvin, on Mar 2, 2010 at 8:59 am | 10 comments | 1976 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downed powerlines black out, brown out Palo Alto

Substantial portions of Palo Alto suffered electrical power brownouts or blackouts tonight, but no city announcement has...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Here we go again....., on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:32 am | 43 comments | 3402 Views
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