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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accused rapist's criminal record dates to 1993

Lionel Blanks Jr., the man accused of rape and attempted murder in the carjacking of a woman in Palo Alto on May 27, had...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by raym, on Jun 10, 2010 at 7:16 pm | 27 comments | 4904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Few good alternatives for Palo Alto police HQ

Having seen plans for a brand new police building collapse in a financial downturn, Palo Alto officials are now considering...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by George Browning, on Jun 10, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 19 comments | 2592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Damaged Trojans receive two-year bowl ban

The NCAA leveled USC with stinging penalties Thursday, issuing a two-year bowl ban and declaring Heisman Trophy winner Reggie...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by 45 year-old adolescent, on Jun 10, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 2058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rents at former Page Mill apartments rolled back

Matthew Martin got an unexpected surprise in the mail this week: The Woodland Park Apartments tenant saw his rent go down...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Jun 10, 2010 at 10:37 am | 21 comments | 2758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Misleading mailers and Prop. 16

In the last few days I have received in the mail three large, slick, four-color postcards urging me to vote Yes on Proposition...

Original post made by Jim Burch on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Pro-choice, on Jun 10, 2010 at 8:52 am | 29 comments | 2624 Views

SPORTS

All-American honors for Stanford tennis teams

In a season that saw an NCAA team championship plus two individual national titles captured, the Stanford men's and women's...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Jun 10, 2010 at 5:47 am | 1 comment | 2426 Views

SPORTS

Bike Connection in driver's seat in Palo Alto Little League City Tournament

One of the top two teams in the Palo Alto Little League City Tournament (Majors) will not be playing in Saturday's championship...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by J, on Jun 9, 2010 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 2384 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Splice'

Playing God and playing house converge in the weird, wild new horror film "Splice." Co-writer/director Vincenzo Natali ("Cube")...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Jun 9, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 4952 Views

AROUND TOWN

A closer look

On a Friday afternoon, the Palo Alto Art Center's galleries are lively with kids gazing at the art with big eyes. With the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cheryl Smith, on Jun 9, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2597 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Internet and TV/Cable Service issues?

I have been trying to upgrade my AT&T DSL internet service, without success. Our home is over 19,000 ft from the central...

Original post made by Al Henning on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Al Henning, on Jun 9, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 6 comments | 3416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto citizens choose mail over voting booth

At first glance, the polling station at First Lutheran Church has all the amenities Palo Alto citizens have come to expect...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on Jun 9, 2010 at 11:58 am | 12 comments | 2056 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposition 14 is the game changer

Tuesday’s ballot contains one real game changer: Proposition 14. This aims to make our elected officials represent us instead...

Original post made by Lee Thé on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by hmmm, on Jun 9, 2010 at 6:15 am | 3 comments | 1890 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Dogs and bikes Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13058 posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Commander McBragg, on Jun 8, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 2 comments | 2792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cal Fire bracing for summer wildfire season

Local firefighters are preparing for the increased risk of wildfires this summer and are asking residents to do the same. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by me, on Jun 8, 2010 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 1951 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto mulls options for new police HQ

After seeing their bid for a new, state-of-the-art public safety building crash and burn with the economic downturn, Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 8, 2010 at 10:31 am | 32 comments | 4105 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Political sign nabbed

This afternoon at about 5 p.m. I was stopped in traffic across from Wilkes Bashford at the Stanford Shopping Center. In...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by was not me, but, on Jun 8, 2010 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 2026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drug bust in San Mateo County nets six arrests

A six-month undercover investigation of a drug trafficking ring in San Mateo County has resulted in six arrests, the San...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by G TOWN, on Jun 7, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 5 comments | 3353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Choir Sings "A Beautiful Day"

There is some real talent here! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBNI5xctlhA...

Original post made by Paly Booster on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 7, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 2107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's Apple store may move down the street

Palo Alto's Apple Store may soon be moving across the street. The Palo Alto Architectural Review Board Thursday approved...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bambi, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 32 comments | 6907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meeting June 16 on Foothill 'Palo Alto Campus'

The future of a proposed new "Palo Alto Campus" for Foothill-De Anza Community College District will be discussed at a three-way...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 1530 Views
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