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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ruling on Palo Alto sit-lie ordinance looms

Attorneys for longtime panhandler Victor Frost and the City of Palo Alto wrangled in court on Thursday afternoon over the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 18, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 12 comments | 2077 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A walk in Atherton park leads to arrest

Atherton Police Officer Gordon Dere saw a parked vehicle at Holbrook-Palmer Park at 11:08 p.m. Thursday. Since the park closes...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by dave, on Jan 18, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 10 comments | 2722 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police say Menlo Park girl, 14, is still missing

Police are still looking for Jennifer Blair, a 14-year-old resident of Menlo Park who was last seen leaving her residence...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Laura Blair, on Jan 18, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 2233 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Air Drop Money on Port Au Prince, Haiti

There is food in Haiti, and it can be sold in Port Au Prince. Already, make shift markets are being set up, with merchants...

Original post made by Sally on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sally Ellipsoidal, on Jan 18, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 4 comments | 1945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giant Chicken

Does anyone know why a giant chicken (at least, giant for a chicken) was walking around downtown on Thursday?...

Original post made by Bea on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by CHinCider, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 6 comments | 1938 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wedding mishaps, anyone?

I am looking for people to interview for a story who had a snafu prior to their wedding and had to pull a last-minute rabbit...

Original post made by Sue Dremann on Jan. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alex Freeman marvelous at MLK interfaith celebration

I attended the MLK interfaith celebration yesterday with my family and had the privilege to hear this talented young man...

Original post made by Michele on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by James, on Jan 18, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 1734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's murder case moved to San Jose

A tense shouting match between the families of murder suspect Bulos Zumot and victim Jennifer Schipsi before Zumot's Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 18, 2010 at 9:40 am | 16 comments | 2561 Views

AROUND TOWN

what caused power outage today?

It was out from 8.30 to around noon - does anyone know why?...

Original post made by belle on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Brian, on Jan 18, 2010 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 1788 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New grant funds equipment for Palo Alto police

Palo Alto's police officers will soon be equipped with global-position-system devices, binoculars and radio earpieces thanks...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by K, on Jan 18, 2010 at 12:25 am | 8 comments | 2727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gun battle erupts in East Palo Alto

Twenty-five to 30 shots were fired in a gun battle in East Palo Alto Thursday evening, injuring two men, according to an...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by interested, on Jan 17, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 16 comments | 2634 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Frost in court to challenge Palo Alto sit/lie law

Palo Alto panhandler Victor Frost's challenge to the City of Palo Alto's sit/lie ordinance will be argued in court Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Robert Norse, on Jan 17, 2010 at 9:58 pm | 19 comments | 2582 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 27, fatally shot in East Palo Alto

A 27-year-old man died in a shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday afternoon, according to a San Mateo County deputy coroner....

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by mizz juicy Gurl, on Jan 17, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 55 comments | 4710 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What was happening on Alma?

Cops, Fire & Utilities had Alma closed between Charleston and San Antonio. Obviously a utility issue but curios as to what...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 17, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 6 comments | 2028 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Disaster Photo Ops

If your daughter was buried under Hatian wreckage, what would rather see landing at the one operable airport, a load of supplies...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Kevin, on Jan 17, 2010 at 8:01 am | 7 comments | 1979 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utilities commission skeptical about water plan

A proposal to raise water-efficiency standards for local landscapes was greeted with skepticism by the city's Utilities Advisory...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by how markets work, on Jan 16, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 11 comments | 2130 Views

AROUND TOWN

The power of the story

<B>"Close Encounters of the Third-Grade Kind: Thoughts on Teacherhood," by Phillip Done; Center Street/Hachette Book Group;...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by the prefessor, on Jan 16, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 2172 Views

AROUND TOWN

JCC Theater - What's on list?

Hi everyone Does anyone know where to find out about what's on at the new JCC theater? I don't see it advertised on line...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 16, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 1651 Views

AROUND TOWN

percussive noises early Saturday mornings?

Does anyone now what the intermittent percussive (construction?) noises are? We've been noticing them early Saturday mornings....

Original post made by JSD on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 16, 2010 at 11:04 am | 5 comments | 1886 Views

BOOKS

Palo Altan uncovers Slovenia

For Palo Alto resident and attorney Jacqueline Widmar Stewart, publishing a book about her grandparents' homeland of Slovenia...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Susan Sachen, on Jan 16, 2010 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 4403 Views
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