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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Todd Burpee trial delayed for competency review

The trial of Todd David Burpee, charged with beating, kidnapping and sexually assaulting a Gunn High School student in 2007,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by rose, on Mar 6, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 17 comments | 2572 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Protestors march against high-speed rail

Comparing high-speed rail along Palo Alto's transit corridor to the Berlin Wall, more than 50 protestors marched from Lytton...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by jtSF, on Mar 6, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 68 comments | 2923 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"MAKE THE CALL" TELEVISION SHOW TO AIR TONIGHT

“MAKE THE CALL” TELEVISION SHOW TO AIR TONIGHT SHOW PROFILES UNSOLVED MURDERS March 5 – The Police Department and the...

Original post made by Unsolved Murders on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Mar 6, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 1963 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill security consultant retires as officer

The Palo Alto police lieutenant who moonlighted as a security consultant for local property-manager Page Mill Property retired...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Mar 6, 2009 at 4:11 pm | 10 comments | 2218 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cold hands, warm hearts

Near San Francisco Bay, at the easternmost part of East Palo Alto, is a tiny shanty town -- eight crude abodes spread around...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by , on Mar 6, 2009 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 2644 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SJ Airport Loses 1 M Passengers; HSR Races On

SJ Airport Loses 1M Passengers; HSR Races On The San Jose airport had 1 million fewer passengers last year. In 2007,...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 6, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 1844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto utilities to cut gas rates by 10 percent

Palo Alto is proposing to cut its natural-gas rates by 10 percent in July, though residents should expect to see increases...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Green tax, on Mar 6, 2009 at 2:35 pm | 31 comments | 2439 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA police seek witnesses to Feb. 7 shooting

An East Palo Alto police captain said Thursday the department is continuing to search for witnesses and clues to last month's...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Mar 6, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 2021 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jim Cramer, MAD MONEY CNBC, a staunch BHO supporter says...

Here we go again...we have to RACE INTO more government control of HEALTH CARE CHANGES and CAP AND TRADE changes RIGHT NOW...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by good luck!, on Mar 6, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 2141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High Speed Rail runs out of Money

On the news this morning it was revealed that the HSR project has run out of money and that a contractor working on the first...

Original post made by Jenny on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by stock trader, on Mar 6, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 16 comments | 1736 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How are we going to pay this year after year?

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/toby_harnden/blog/2009/02/26/25_57348__what_barack_obamas_budget_will_cost_each_taxpayer Ok,...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pesrpective, on Mar 6, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 5 comments | 1878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Girls CCS finals tonight

Come and support the Gunn girls in their CCS final game against Mitty tonight at Santa Clara University. The game begins...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Mar. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2055 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama signals support for intimidation by Union bosses

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123611995496723249.html Above, a link to an article about Obama's support for an anti-democratic...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 6, 2009 at 7:05 am | 8 comments | 1713 Views

SPORTS

Wrestler on the rise: Zack Blumenfeld of Gunn

With a heartfelt cry of triumph, Zack Blumenfeld of Gunn High School rises after decisioning his semifinal opponent Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Coach Haro, on Mar 6, 2009 at 1:03 am | 4 comments | 2621 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The hidden consequences of increasing captial gains taxes

I had a talk with my neighbor last night. He said that his private note on his home is being called by the original owner,...

Original post made by Kenneth on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 5, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 21 comments | 2064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Kept In The Dark About High Speed Rail Impacts

The city staff of Menlo Park prepared a report nearly a year ago (January 28, 2008) on the upcoming high speed rail. Many...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by ma, on Mar 5, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 21 comments | 2486 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto City Library Spring Author Series: Firoozeh Dumas

Palo Alto City Library is excited to invite the community to the first ever Spring Author Series. The Series kicks off with...

Original post made by jessicathelibrarian on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Booklover, on Mar 5, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 3893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cancel Palo Alto Green in Protest Against Electricity Hikes

Last month when I learned the city would increase the transfer amount from a budget surplus utilities fund in addition to...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Big lie, on Mar 5, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 1943 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents praise changes to Oregon Expressway plans

New plans for Palo Alto's Oregon Expressway call for preserving trees along Middlefield Road and leaving open the possibility...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by biker, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hopes for fiber network darken

Palo Alto's decade-long quest to make high-speed Internet available to every residence and business in the city may require...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by just thinkin', on Mar 5, 2009 at 1:21 pm | 25 comments | 4229 Views
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