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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford to test emergency sirens Friday

Palo Alto residents and businesses near the Stanford University campus may hear emergency sirens as the university activates...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Dragonfly7, on Aug 5, 2009 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 2287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Taking gardening to new heights

Roof garden insulates, cuts down on energy use Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13307...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 5, 2009 at 3:40 am | 2 comments | 2475 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen identified in fatal collision on Highway 84

Kyle Tsang, 18, of Millbrae was identified as the teenager killed July 26 in a head-on collision on Highway 84, about 4.5...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by some guy, on Aug 4, 2009 at 7:23 pm | 3 comments | 3098 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California budget deal: Are prayers needed?

This poliitcal deal is an attempt to kick the problem down the road. Arnold and the Democrats have failed to deal with the...

Original post made by James on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by James, on Aug 4, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 9 comments | 1887 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre wins key approval

With any luck, construction on a new JJ&F Food Store, offices and low-income housing — all part of the proposed College...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 4, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 2086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks, torch relay open Senior Games

More than 40 runners brought the excitement of the Olympics to downtown Palo Alto Saturday evening, carrying the first solar-powered...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 4 comments | 2899 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City vows more discretion after theatre audit

The Palo Alto Police Department is vowing to be more discreet and collaborative during future high-profile investigations...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 4, 2009 at 5:40 am | 3 comments | 2145 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pedestrian hit at intersection near Draeger's

A car struck a pedestrian in the notoriously problematic intersection by Draeger's market in Menlo Park on Sunday. The 75-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 3, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 1948 Views

BOOKS

New Book Review Offering from the Library

Attention Palo Alto Book Lovers! Would you like to read reviews by others in your community? Or have you wondered what...

Original post made by Kathy Shields on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 4653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto settles lawsuit over plastic bags

Palo Alto will have to conduct a lengthy environmental analysis should it choose to expand its campaign against plastic bags,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by been here, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 21 comments | 3015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior Games ready to roll

Nearly 10,000 highly motivated athletes of a certain age are poised to descend on Palo Alto as the 2009 Senior Games begin...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1898 Views

SPORTS

Avis speeds to time trial victory

Palo Alto High grad Charlie Avis may never hit for the cycle but he's a big hit in cycling. Avis continued his rapid ascent...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 3, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 2507 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto couple accused of big 'rebate' fraud

A Palo Alto husband and wife have been charged in federal court in San Jose with defrauding a computer networking company...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Aug 3, 2009 at 2:50 am | 12 comments | 3135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident interrupts burglary on Seale Avenue

A resident on Seale Avenue entered her garage and interrupted a burglary in her home on Sunday. The resident entered the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Aug 3, 2009 at 2:44 am | 25 comments | 2053 Views

AROUND TOWN

A shocking victory for Bartoli in Bank of West

Marion Bartoli gave the Bank of the West Classic a French artisan look Sunday, stunning Venus Williams, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4, in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2151 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Excellent video describing the difference between a Democracy and OUR Constitutional Republic

What is the difference between a Democracy and OUR Constitutional Republic? You say, who cares? After seeing this video,...

Original post made by food for thought on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Aug 2, 2009 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 1827 Views

AROUND TOWN

City considers a more lenient alarm policy

Residents incensed about Palo Alto's $250 fine for unregistered alarm systems could soon get more time to comply before they're...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by FEE FOR WHAT?, on Aug 2, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 4 comments | 1830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain increases horn volumes AND stress levels

It has been my personal experience, living in downtown Menlo Park, that the Caltrain horns have become outrageously louder...

Original post made by Pierced Ears on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pierced Ears, on Aug 2, 2009 at 11:16 am | 52 comments | 5953 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Banks delay foreclosures to collect more late fees

I read an interesting financial article this week in the Orlando Sentinel. I heard some of its points discussed today in...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Benefit, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Luxury hotel plan slammed in city review

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Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Ash, on Aug 2, 2009 at 8:48 am | 41 comments | 4424 Views
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