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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Explosion??

Did anyone hear an enormous explosion around 11:15 tonight (Sunday night)? Was much louder than any local fireworks I've...

Original post made by susanMD on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:17 am | 3 comments | 1839 Views

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Naked man arrested near Sand Hill Road

A man was arrested early Saturday after allegedly ringing residents' doorbells naked then leading deputies on a chase in...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 20, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 20 comments | 2271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Penny wise?

Another Tuesday, another 3 trips of heavy duty diesels to pick up the divided waste streams. It is time for some zero based...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 15 comments | 1848 Views

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What Palo Altans want in a grocery store

We have had many discussions on this topic without actually finding out what we, the shoppers, actually want. I am starting...

Original post made by Shopper on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by cecelia horn, on Jul 20, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 25 comments | 2933 Views

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Fiber fanatics

One person's scrap heap is another's treasure trove Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13074...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by mayschenn@yahoo.com, on Jul 20, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 2207 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Full memo on composting

This memo is offered for consideration during our July 15, 2009 determination of the fate of composting beginning 2012, and...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Palo Altan, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 3245 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paper chase: Council candidates pull papers

Several prospective candidates visited the City Clerk's office Monday to pull candidacy papers. Councilman Larry Klein, former...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Another Clown, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 22 comments | 5107 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Most Trusted Man In America

Before I get to the politics of Vietnam, let me state some points I think everyone can agree with: 1) Walter Cronkite...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Jul 20, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 24 comments | 1930 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior Games Money Not Yet Approved by City Council

I've been reading the stories about the paid staff for the Senior Games encouraging people to volunteer to work at the games. I...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1593 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Egregious lack of security

On Friday, June 26 at 10:30pm, I went shopping at Safeway, Midtown. I was in the midst of a big move, and as a result had...

Original post made by YSK on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 20, 2009 at 1:38 pm | 12 comments | 2409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Punch your kid, go to jail... in Nebraska.

Bizarre, involving a Palo Alto family: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/07/15/BA5P18ODP8.DTL Punched...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 20, 2009 at 1:26 pm | 12 comments | 1964 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New building sought for Midtown site in Palo Alto

The Midtown site of a former BP/ARCO gas station at 2995 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto could become home to a mixed-use retail...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 20, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 32 comments | 2911 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HSR meeting w/ Anna Eshoo Sat. 7/25 at 2pm

From Rep. Anna Eshoo's Office: Please attend a townhall meeting about High Speed Rail (HSR) with Rep. Anna Eshoo this Sat....

Original post made by Alex Green on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by It's the economy stupid, on Jul 20, 2009 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2525 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Perry: 'Nuclear dangers are grave, imminent'

The worldwide nuclear threat is greater today than at any time since the Cold War, former U.S. Secretary of Defense William...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by PA ONE, on Jul 19, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 12 comments | 3255 Views

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51,000 sq ft grocery store coming to Menlo Park

What gives with all the tiny supermarkets (less than 20,000 square feet) in Palo Alto. Small stores have terrible selections,...

Original post made by shopper on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 24 comments | 2351 Views

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Man dies during bike ride in Menlo Park

Chris Hipp, a former professional bike rider and a founding member at Blade Systems Alliance, died Tuesday morning, July...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by RIP, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2477 Views

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Construction starts on VA Mental Health Center

Work began this week on the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System's new $26 million mental health center, following...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by To the one who falsely accused Stanford..., on Jul 18, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 5 comments | 2426 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

ISRAEL

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Original post made by Jagjit Singh on Jun. 21, 2006
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 18, 2009 at 1:04 pm | 12 comments | 5956 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

French Workers Threaten to Blow up Nortel Networks

Workers at the French arm of telecommunications manufacturer Nortel Networks Corp. have threatened to blow up their factory...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Life in the Fast Lane, on Jul 18, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 1838 Views

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County validates 'wider-streets' petition

A community petition to require wider streets for new developments in Palo Alto was officially validated by Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Howard, on Jul 18, 2009 at 10:44 am | 10 comments | 1811 Views
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