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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen car crashes in Los Altos, driver flees

An unidentified driver fled after crashing a stolen car into a tree in a residential Los Altos neighborhood early Sunday...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sheesh, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla gets federal loan to build Palo Alto plant

A $465 million low-interest federal loan will help Tesla Motors build its planned powertrain production facility in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by This explains a lot, on Jan 27, 2010 at 6:31 am | 25 comments | 3882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Banking on a turnaround

As Bank of America assumes ownership of the second largest newspaper company in the nation, what does the future hold for...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Jan 27, 2010 at 1:38 am | 7 comments | 2201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Principal McEvoy to resign June 30

Palo Alto High School Principal Jacquie McEvoy has announced she will resign effective June 30, Superintendent Kevin Skelly...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Paly Student, on Jan 26, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 38 comments | 3962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Times changed, Mervyns didn't, founder says

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Original post made on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Eleni, on Jan 26, 2010 at 9:52 am | 25 comments | 7679 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Egg wars' come back to Palo Alto school board

The controversial "egg wars" of last October came back to bite the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday when a lawyer asked...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by enough already, on Jan 25, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 60 comments | 6724 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dalai Lama to make third visit to Stanford

While are not Buddhist , we crossed the Tiber, the Dalai Lama has an admiral commitment to peaceful conflict resolution,...

Original post made by Sharon on Jan. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Palo Alto priorities should be the budget gap and hospitals

When I stepped down from the Palo Alto City Council two years ago I didn't stop caring about Palo Alto's well-being as a...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by long term, on Jan 25, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 9 comments | 2109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fred Phelps at Gunn High School THIS friday!?

http://www.phelps-a-thon.com/gunn.html This is one of the most disgusting things I have ever seen. They should not be...

Original post made by Katie Hood on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 25, 2010 at 5:49 pm | 20 comments | 3863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Blood donor sues Stanford over infection

A Palo Alto man, Christopher Bui, is suing Stanford Hospital and Clinics, after developing a severe infection when he donated...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Nigel Rockport, on Jan 25, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 36 comments | 6608 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No sign of reported plane crash above Palo Alto

Authorities have called off the search for wreckage from a possible plane crash that was reported Saturday in the hills near...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Jan 25, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 2126 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto pays $24,000 for sidewalk fumble

A Palo Alto woman who tripped on a raised sidewalk has been awarded $24,000 by an outside arbitrator. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Friend of Bui, on Jan 25, 2010 at 11:56 am | 16 comments | 3233 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Missing plane' search effort under dramatic skies

A search and rescue helicopter looking for survivors from a reported downed small airplane over the Santa Cruz Mountainsflies...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Gordon Reade, on Jan 25, 2010 at 9:08 am | 3 comments | 2248 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local Judge Lucy Koh nominated to federal court

The Santa Clara County Superior Court judge presiding over panhandler Victor Frost's constitutional challenge to Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 2473 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small Plane Down East of Skyline Near SLAC

Anyone else hear about this? Apparently a small plane (Cessna?) went down near Skyline BLVD just after noon. They've...

Original post made by McGrude on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 24, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 4 comments | 2327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

News Digest

Police to be on special 'Safe Passage' alert Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12307...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 24, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 2177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does anyone else have brown/yellow tap water?

I have noticed our bathroom tapwater has a strong brown/yellow discoloration? Does anyone else notice this? This has only...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Jan 24, 2010 at 8:04 pm | 4 comments | 2309 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's in a Name?

The City Council Agenda for January 25th has a naming item. In the vicinity of University, High and Hamilton a piece of land...

Original post made by JW on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Jan 24, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 8 comments | 2298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents pony up $250,000 to entice donations for schools

A group of Palo Alto parents has come up with $250,000 to offer dollar-for-dollar matches of donations to an independent...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by sue, on Jan 24, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 2633 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Musical maturity

Talent declares itself anywhere. In a crowded family room in Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood, the air is electrified by...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Another Big Fan, on Jan 24, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 4 comments | 2658 Views
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