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AROUND TOWN

Judge to consider 'competence' in Walgreen's arson case

New evidence about the possible mental incompetence of convicted Walgreen's arsonist Donald Ray Williams leaves open the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 2096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's bail request hinges on recordings

Bulos Zumot, the Palo Alto man whom police said strangled Jennifer Schipsi and burned down the house the two of them shared...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Yikes, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:54 am | 17 comments | 2040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for robbery attempt near PA park

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Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by meno, on Feb 5, 2010 at 9:27 am | 7 comments | 3652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture The proposed law would apply to new home-building, larger developments and...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Odd markets, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:46 am | 2 comments | 1603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Meg Whitman's campaign accused of making criminal threats

California's insurance commissioner accuses Meg Whitman's campaign (for governor) of making criminal threats. He asks the...

Original post made by Meg on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Give me Meg, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:39 am | 7 comments | 1690 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

another Mountain View crime spree

Most of these crimes happened in Los Altos, but the crooks were reportedly from Mountain View: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14337553 Arson,...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 4, 2010 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2016 Views

SPORTS

High school athletes sign up to continue careers in college

The top high school athletes of today are a step closer to becoming perhaps the top collegians of the future. For a handful...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by wow, on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 2567 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football covers the field with highly ranked recruiting class

Two of the top-15 rated quarterbacks, and a total of three, signed national letters of intent to Stanford Wednesday and some...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Jan the fan, on Feb 4, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 2189 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto high-school plan splits trustees

Ever since Ravenswood High School closed in 1976, East Palo Altans have wanted a high school of their own back. But a proposal...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by SMART, on Feb 4, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 3256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Educating pedestrians on the dangers of road traffic

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Original post made by Walker on Jul. 5, 2008
Last comment by resident, on Feb 4, 2010 at 10:48 am | 11 comments | 2573 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VA investigates glaucoma patients' treatment

An in-depth investigation into practices by optometrists at the Palo Alto VA Health Care System found that some patients...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by John, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:43 am | 11 comments | 3608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flora, fauna and sculpture

While a new self-guided podcast tour of the Stanford campus' plants, animals and science art often urges walkers to check...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:19 am | 1 comment | 2846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After fifth teen death on tracks, efforts toward 'safety net' press on

Palo Alto leaders this week expressed sympathy and appreciation to the family of 19-year-old Brian Taylor, who died on the...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by tactical deterrent, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 14 comments | 3893 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tensions high before hearing of accused killer

A shouting match between family members of accused killer Bulos "Paul" Zumot and victim Jennifer Schipsi erupted outside...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by ScottD, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 11 comments | 2558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing up in Palo Alto

Palo Alto was the best place to grow up. Bergmanns Midtown Stanford shopping center Varsity theater Palo Alto drive...

Original post made by Barry on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ken, on Feb 3, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1689 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's budget boosts NASA Ames

The announcement of President Obama's new direction for space exploration has caused rancor in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 3, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2025 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Newcomer takes funding lead in Assembly race

A venture capitalist from Menlo Park has surged past two political veterans in the race for campaign fundraising, all but...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by PJ, on Feb 3, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 10 comments | 2315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers replant trees along California Avenue

The trees are back on California Avenue -- and not without considerable fanfare. What started as a black eye for the City...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Harmony, on Feb 3, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 9 comments | 21055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's in a name? In Palo Alto, criteria for renaming landmarks are subject to interpretation

Throughout Palo Alto, open spaces and buildings have received the moniker of figures who range from local school leaders...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by brett, on Feb 3, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 44 comments | 4008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, parents rally against 'hate' group

More than 250 people gathered at the southeast corner of the Gunn High School campus in Palo Alto this morning in opposition...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by gogunn, on Feb 3, 2010 at 10:13 am | 163 comments | 5890 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Opus One
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