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AROUND TOWN

Our Town: A sense of place

Back in the early 1930s, an elderly white-haired man with a long, flowing white beard "like Santa Claus," used to sit on...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2008
Last comment by William Warrior, on Dec 27, 2008 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 2039 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bayshore Freeway closed by Mountain View fire

All lanes of U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View were closed Tuesday night for nearly three hours due to a large fire that...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Driver, on Dec 26, 2008 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 1851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Take a stroll down Christmas Tree Lane

For more than 60 years, residents on Fulton Street in Palo Alto have decorated their homes for the holidays. Colorful lights...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 26, 2008 at 4:19 pm | 11 comments | 2003 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Merry Christmas Poem

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring not even a non o mouse. The stockings...

Original post made by annoyed on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by Annoyed, on Dec 26, 2008 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 1894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Magical moments of 2008

Events near — elections, graduation — and far — an earthquake in China — impacted Palo Alto residents...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by rhody, on Dec 26, 2008 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 1937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside man to make 500th blood donation

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Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Jim, on Dec 26, 2008 at 9:44 am | 16 comments | 3136 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Bayshore businesses targeted by burglars

Four businesses along East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto have been targeted by burglars in the past week, including three over...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 26, 2008 at 2:09 am | 6 comments | 1907 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City $$ shortages threaten public safety building

A gloomy financial forecast could force Palo Alto to begin slashing programs and services and may delay — or derail...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Dec 25, 2008 at 4:56 pm | 27 comments | 2546 Views

AROUND TOWN

What supermarkets are open Christams Day?

What stores are open today? Need grocery items!...

Original post made by Rose on Dec. 25, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's driving all this?

On an average day, Palo Alto High School senior Sara Chun sits through four Advanced Placement classes, figure skates for...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 25, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 2450 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Now Obama has a problem with his homosexual supporters

His Emptiness, always trying to assuage all sides, is in trouble with his gay agenda supporters. Not that he supports gay...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by The real sharon, on Dec 25, 2008 at 6:58 am | 26 comments | 1904 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP will be out in force for holidays

From Wednesday through Sunday, Dec. 24-28, every available California Highway Patrol officer will be out on California roads...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by annoyed, on Dec 25, 2008 at 12:05 am | 5 comments | 1871 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

America's Most Overrated Product: The Bachelor's Degree

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Original post made by Mike on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by kurt, on Dec 24, 2008 at 11:10 pm | 4 comments | 2985 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officer testifies he was concerned for his safety

Palo Alto Police Officer Kelly Burger testified in court Thursday afternoon that he took his Taser out of its holster March...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by reading between the lines, on Dec 24, 2008 at 9:30 pm | 47 comments | 2909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Somethings never change

From today's PA Weekly: (http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10137) "BOWING OUT ... When Mayor...

Original post made by Marvin on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by bob, on Dec 24, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 1761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We need a new Public Works Director

The new City Manager should consider whether Glenn Roberts should be replaced as Public Works Director. Even when streets...

Original post made by Glenn Roberts Must Go on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by It's Time for a Change, on Dec 24, 2008 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 2218 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA police investigating attempted abduction

Palo Alto police are investigating an attempted abduction of an 11-year-old boy by a woman who told him she had been sent...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by police sketch of suspect, on Dec 24, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 18 comments | 2404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Sea Scout building restoration begins

The boat-shaped Sea Scout building that sits on the edge of the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve no longer sinks into the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by J., on Dec 24, 2008 at 1:05 pm | 5 comments | 2213 Views

SPORTS

Davey's homecoming is special

A special moment will probably occur sometime before the Stanford men's basketball team takes the court for Tuesday's 8 p.m....

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Greg Whitney, on Dec 24, 2008 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 2250 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What the U.S. can learn from Japan's failed experiment with "zombie businesses"

"illing zombies isn't typically the responsibility of America's president or treasury secretary. But if the country is going...

Original post made by Jarred on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 24, 2008 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 1802 Views
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