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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Youngest crash victim was a technology wizard

Andrew Ingram, the youngest victim of Wednesday's fatal plane crash in East Palo Alto, was a technology wizard and a car...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by David Murphy, on Feb 21, 2010 at 3:40 am | 2 comments | 2547 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police identify Menlo Park shooting victim

A 23-year-old man who was shot to death in front of his Menlo Park apartment Tuesday morning has been identified as Oscar...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by lina, on Feb 20, 2010 at 8:20 pm | 8 comments | 3127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Organizations to help residents after crash

Local organizations are stepping forward to help East Palo Altans who are struggling after Wednesday's plane crash into a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Marty, on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:53 pm | 10 comments | 2975 Views

RESTAURANTS

Review: 'Saint John of Las Vegas'

It's so difficult to get a movie from conception to the big screen these days that it's a real head-scratcher when one so...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2010
Last comment by sara, on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 5028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services for Willie Branch tonight and tomorrow

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Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by Bill Shearer, on Feb 20, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 22 comments | 19236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Course selection at high school

I am looking for advice from high school students or their parents re course selection at high school. My son is a "B" student...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 20, 2010 at 11:01 am | 97 comments | 8001 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Emergency generators

All those generators that kept vital systems alive may be headed for the junk heap. ARB has decided to impose the same emission...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 20, 2010 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2100 Views

AROUND TOWN

no more fizzy tap water?

Anyone else have clear tap water today? My tap water had been fizzy for the last couple of months, but is clear today. ...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 20, 2010 at 9:44 am | 4 comments | 2091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: 'It was a miracle' no residents were killed

The Cessna twin-engine plane had just taken off from the Palo Alto Airport when it clipped a regional PG&E powerline, veered...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by petercarp, on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:22 am | 12 comments | 2522 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama stays awake at night worrying about Red Ink

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/national-debt-budget-deficit-scary-forecast-taxpayers/story?id=9854459 Read the above and...

Original post made by Common Sense Solutions on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Rahming through more red ink, on Feb 20, 2010 at 5:05 am | 4 comments | 1972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Online swamped by demand

Palo Alto Online's Web servers received unprecedented traffic during Wednesday's power outage, slowing the system to a crawl...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by joel, on Feb 19, 2010 at 8:42 pm | 19 comments | 2348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic safety was city's big concern during outage

Traffic and potential accidents at signalized intersections with no power were among the biggest concerns city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 19, 2010 at 7:38 pm | 25 comments | 2361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

Elegant trains Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12398 posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by mmg_garcia, on Feb 19, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 4 comments | 2064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buying Online to Avoid Tax Costs Everyone in the End

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 5 comments | 1937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pilot had plenty of experience, friends say

Doug Bourn, 56, is being described as a "very thorough pilot" who had thousands of hours of flight experience, according...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by IknowSpecualtionStinksBut, on Feb 19, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 20 comments | 4213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

donations drying up for Caltrain crossing guard program

Vic Ojakian donates $100 and asks other parents to do the same. Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14362855...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 19, 2010 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 2231 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plane crash takes life of Castilleja School mentor

On Thursday, while other Castilleja students enjoyed their winter break, a half-dozen members of the school's "Gatorbotics"...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 19, 2010 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 3117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cheers greet return of power to Palo Alto

Cheers went up in many Palo Alto homes and businesses late Wednesday afternoon when electric power surged back shortly just...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Alan, on Feb 19, 2010 at 9:30 am | 22 comments | 2638 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Jones Family/Eppie's Daycare Fund (EPA plane crash)

According to the Mercury-News, a fund has been set up to help rebuild the home and day care center that were burned down...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Feb 19, 2010 at 1:15 am | 1 comment | 2726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley losing fed 'mega-investments' race

Silicon Valley is badly losing the race for huge federal investments that will jumpstart the industries of the future, a...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by marty, on Feb 19, 2010 at 1:07 am | 8 comments | 2736 Views
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