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AROUND TOWN

SamTrans to reduce service, raise fares

SamTrans announced Wednesday that due to a budget deficit of $28.4 million, there will be a 7.5 percent cut in services starting...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sethro, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 12 comments | 1907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police report 22 auto burglaries in two days

Twenty-two vehicles were burglarized in Palo Alto since Tuesday (Dec. 1), according to Palo Alto police Agent Rich Bullerjahn....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by BAS, on Dec 11, 2009 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 2805 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New, bigger parcel tax to be discussed tonight

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight (Dec. 7) will discuss a proposal to seek renewal of the current $493 annual parcel...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Jim H>, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 34 comments | 2786 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council members sworn in

The Palo Alto City Council plans to swear in new members Karen Holman, Larry Klein, Gail Price, Gregory Scharff and Nancy...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by K-Mart, on Dec 11, 2009 at 11:58 am | 4 comments | 2591 Views

AROUND TOWN

H1N1 vaccine now at PAMF for ages 6m-24 years

http://www.pamf.org/h1n1/...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by uninsured family of 4, on Dec 11, 2009 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 2012 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Medical groups to launch new SM County clinic

A new medical clinic, the "Peninsula Medical Group," to serve San Mateo County residents is being created by the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:46 am | 1 comment | 2395 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 35, hospitalized after East Palo Alto shooting

Police are seeking witnesses who may have seen a man get shot in his torso early Saturday morning in East Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Alexandra, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:04 am | 6 comments | 2019 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Knights' Coach

In case you haven't picked up PA's other daily newspaper, there is a frontpage article today describing how the Knights'...

Original post made by Made Me Want To Vomit on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by PA Dad, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 15 comments | 1968 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Looking for witness to collision with dalmatian on Middlefield

Hi, I had a collision with a large dalmatian on the 3300 block of Middlefield Road (cross street of Ames Avenue) on Thursday...

Original post made by Satyadev Patel on Dec. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2346 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fatal shooting in East Palo Alto Sunday night

A 21-year-old man was fatally shot in Palo Alto Sunday night, but police have no leads in the case, authorities said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by young chiwis frum RICH-CITY, on Dec 10, 2009 at 7:49 pm | 18 comments | 2374 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vigil at Laurel School for classmate Lisa Xavier

A candlelight vigil in memory of Lisa Xavier was held at Laurel Elementary School in Atherton Wednesday (Dec. 9). Lisa, 6,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2755 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

ATM stolen from the Stanford Credit Union??

Saw this note in the Mercury-News: "1530 Page Mill Road, 8:44 a.m. Monday An ATM was removed from the lobby of Stanford...

Original post made by Bill on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Dec 10, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1927 Views

SPORTS

O'Hara, three others named NSCAA All-American

Stanford senior forward Kelley O'Hara, the odds-on favorite to win the National Player of the Year award, was named a first-team...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 2584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police officers defer $800,000 in raises

In a move that will save Palo Alto about $800,000 during bleak financial times, the city's police union has voted to defer...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Not important, on Dec 10, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 84 comments | 6230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FaceBook "NEW" Privacy Settings

Parents, I'm posting this link to alert you of the recent changes FaceBook has made to their privacy settings. Please...

Original post made by JustFYI on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 10, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 1828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: $4.8 million 'error' is third big gaffe

The disclosure last week that Palo Alto budget officials only recently became aware of an additional $4.8 million deficit...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by paloaltomarino, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:28 am | 43 comments | 3983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner is Palo Alto school board president

Outgoing Palo Alto Board of Education President Barb Mitchell passed the gavel Tuesday night to Barbara Klausner. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by JLS parent, on Dec 10, 2009 at 8:57 am | 8 comments | 2537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Son of Barry Bonds arrested in Menlo Park

The son of Barry Bonds, who holds the lifetime and single-year Major League home run records, was arrested in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by stool, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:59 am | 24 comments | 2027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Muni Vishwa Nadan arrested for indecent exposure near Gunn HS

This story was published in the Mercury-News yesterday. I don't know why paloaltoonline hasn't picked it up yet. Anyone...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by enraged, on Dec 10, 2009 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 3000 Views

AROUND TOWN

City of Palo Alto hires guard for rail crossing

The Palo Alto Police Department has hired a security company to help monitor the West Meadow Drive rail intersection -- a...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Caltrain Rider, on Dec 9, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 53 comments | 3670 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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Sing and celebrate
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