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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto braces for a possible strike

In an 11th-hour effort to avoid a workers' strike, City of Palo Alto management will hold two meetings with negotiators from...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gary's brother-in-law, on Feb 22, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 53 comments | 4961 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car wash burglar arrested

Palo Alto police arrested a man suspected of burglarizing a car wash at El Camino Real and Urban Lane at 3:30 a.m. this morning....

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Feb 22, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help Palo Alto Get Google Fiber!

http://www.paloaltoaction.org/ On Feb 9, Google unveiled it's plan to choose a community to build the fastest Home to...

Original post made by HelpPA on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Feb 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 5 comments | 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suicides spur talk of coordinated response

A growing number of local students are being identified as emotionally disturbed, anxious and depressed, a Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Dan Schwartz, on Feb 22, 2010 at 11:50 am | 7 comments | 2453 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small plane crashes in East Palo Alto

A small plane crash in East Palo Alto caused a major power outage this morning. Power is out in parts of Menlo Park, East...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Anna, on Feb 22, 2010 at 9:23 am | 184 comments | 28790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Governments need to take a pledge

Faced with dropping revenues and unsustainable employee pay and retirement costs local governments need to act NOW. While...

Original post made by petercarp on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Feb 21, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 1583 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dick Cheney for President!

Dick Cheney has been speaking out a lot more recently then he ever did when he was in office. Clearly Cheney will be the...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 21, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 16 comments | 2163 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Video/photos: Feds begin investigation into crash

Emergency officials are at the scene of a fatal plane crash in East Palo Alto. ideo by Veronica Weber. Photos by Michelle...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Feb 21, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 14 comments | 3269 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep girls win WBAL basketball championship

The upcoming Central Coast Section Division V playoffs are shaping up to be very interesting, now that Eastside Prep and...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Feb 21, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views

SPORTS

Diekroeger's ninth-inning, two-out single leads to Cardinal baseball series sweep

Menlo School grad Kenny Diekroeger singled home two runs with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy, on Feb 21, 2010 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 2106 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Economic impact of power outage not yet known

Although the pleasant weather mitigated the "crippling effect" of the power outage, Sherry Bijan, president of the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 21, 2010 at 9:34 am | 9 comments | 2528 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Grandson' scam resurfaces in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are warning seniors that a telephone scam from last spring has resurfaced over the past week. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 21, 2010 at 9:23 am | 6 comments | 2151 Views

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 | 2422 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 | 3006 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 | 2680 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 | 4568 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 | 18897 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 | 7506 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 | 2011 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 | 1973 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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