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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds raid Palo Alto Utilities Department in fraud probe

The Mercury-News is reporting that the Feds raided the Palo Alto Utilities Department last week Friday as part of a criminal...

Original post made by Sarah on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Mar 3, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 2137 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tax Hikes, AIG Bailout

Can someone please explain why AIG gets more than $200 Billion from us for losing money? Can someone please explain why...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Mar 3, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 9 comments | 1768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recommendation for calendar on computer for families?

Can anyone recommend a computer program for keeping our family calendar updated? We have three children and I have a wall...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 3, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 1911 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Colin Powell: 'The world still looks to America'

Retired general and former secretary of state shares anecdotes and observations about America's place in a changing world...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 3, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 10 comments | 2143 Views

RESTAURANTS

Banking on change

At an adjoining table, at Left Bank in Menlo Park on Presidents' Day, a young family had just been served. I was astonished...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by rhody, on Mar 3, 2009 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 3563 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial in killing of East Palo Alto cop to begin

The trial of the man accused of killing of an East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May in 2006 is scheduled to begin Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Mar 3, 2009 at 3:27 am | 11 comments | 2095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peninsula residents skeptical about high-speed rail

The state agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles has yet to convince...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 2, 2009 at 10:41 pm | 12 comments | 2105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hope and -- tragedy -- for host of Obama party

The elation of Barack Obama's inauguration spread throughout East Palo Alto like wildfire when longtime resident Dolores...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by BEULAH BARBER, on Mar 2, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 9 comments | 2193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Being Overweight Just As Risky To Health As Being A Smoker

Obese adolescents have the same risk of premature death in adulthood as people who smoke more than 10 cigarettes a day, while...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2009 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto staff: tunnel trains or change route

High speed trains should either go underground or somewhere else -- such as the earlier rejected Altamont Pass route to the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by AR, on Mar 2, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 21 comments | 2262 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit by car on California Avenue

A pedestrian was hit by a car shortly before 11 a.m. today at California Avenue and Ash Street in Palo Alto, but initial...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 2, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments | 1951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Athletics to cut staff by 13 percent

Long thought to be immune from economic problems due to its successful fundraising, the Stanford Athletic Department nonetheless...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:40 am | 4 comments | 2008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone feel an earthquake just now, 9:43 pm, Sat?

Just checking. Just felt a big earth tremor and heard a bang, but no lamps are swinging. What was it? ...

Original post made by Tremor? on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Tremor, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 2047 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Condoleezza Rice returning to Stanford Monday

Condoleezza Rice will return to Stanford University Monday (March 2), returning to her office in the Hoover Institution....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:32 am | 50 comments | 2527 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama sees tougher times for African-Americans

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.2b0b8bd405048e19f36fa896834ca058.1071&show_article=1 Article about speech...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:21 am | 3 comments | 1779 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit by car on/near California Avenue

We are receiving early reports that a pedestrian was hit by a car on or very near California Avenue in Palo Alto. Early word...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2034 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man dies while hanging Christmas lights

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Original post made on Dec. 16, 2007
Last comment by venturetape@live.com, on Mar 2, 2009 at 10:44 am | 8 comments | 4103 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed hanging Christmas lights is identified

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Original post made on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by venturetape@live.com, on Mar 2, 2009 at 10:34 am | 6 comments | 3525 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Court overturns East Palo Alto rent freeze

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Original post made on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by venturetape@live.com, on Mar 2, 2009 at 10:21 am | 4 comments | 2833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Completion of Caltrain stations celebrated

Caltrain and government officials celebrated the completion of a yearlong, $35 million improvement project for the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Prince Charles, on Mar 2, 2009 at 9:54 am | 16 comments | 2325 Views
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