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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson fire damages Palo Alto day health center

A fire damaged an adult day health center in Palo Alto on Sunday night, and a gas can left at the scene left no doubt that...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 3 comments | 2195 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspecious gardener

A male (Mexican? about 40 years old?) rang my doorbell around 4:10pm today and asked if I've asked for a gardener, which...

Original post made by Sue on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 3, 2008 at 7:41 pm | 6 comments | 2000 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sometimes it's better to donate money

As someone looking to make sure their food closet of choice gets bang for the buck this year, I am going to give my hard...

Original post made by Donations: Items vs Money on Dec. 3, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2320 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Castilleja advances to state volleyball finals

Payback can be sweet. The Castilleja girls' volleyball team learned that with its biggest victory of the season, one that...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Proud Parent, on Dec 3, 2008 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 3022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto delays local bike-share program

Palo Alto has temporarily scrapped its plans for a local bicycle-sharing program to pursue a leading role in a regional project....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Bernard & Jane Leitner, on Dec 3, 2008 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2308 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police auditor to investigate 'racial-profiling'

The police auditor whose investigation is expected to shed light on Palo Alto's debate over racial profiling will receive...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:22 am | 37 comments | 2611 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill would require more use of renewable energy

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, that would require state utilities to buy one-third of their energy...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 3, 2008 at 3:05 am | 4 comments | 2665 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto search for robbers called off

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Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by You Know, on Dec 2, 2008 at 11:33 pm | 8 comments | 2277 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Peeping Tom? Middlefield & Kingsley 8:00pm Tues

police in my neighborhood Professorville are looking for a peeping tom--and we wondered if anyone else besides one of my...

Original post made by Middlefield /Kingsley resident on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 2, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 2322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feeding body and soul

In a small warehouse off Bay Road in East Palo Alto, more than 100 people gathered for a Thanksgiving celebration Nov. 23,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by ???, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 2299 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

War crimes in Iraq

The objective of these targeted assassinations is to "kill a nation", the destroy Iraq's ability to educate its people, to...

Original post made by Lisa Cohen on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 2, 2008 at 5:49 pm | 3 comments | 2113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may delay costly bike-sharing program

Palo Alto may scrap its plans for a Paris-style bike-sharing program in favor of a more regional and less costly approach. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by T, from Duveneck/St Francis, on Dec 2, 2008 at 5:41 pm | 27 comments | 2333 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report alleges police tampered with Taser recordings

An audio-video forensics expert has called into question the integrity of Palo Alto police conduct following a March 15 incident...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Dec 2, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 15 comments | 2450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

Johnson's retirement Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10001 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 2, 2008 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 2469 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are crass Christmas lights worth soldiers' lives?

I'm sickened by the gross display of brightly lit Christmas decorations. How does an ostentatious display of 8 huge, inflated...

Original post made by stella on Nov. 30, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:28 am | 18 comments | 2442 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real Estate Agents Should Own Up To Their Role

I'm wondering when national and local real estate agents will own up to their role in the financial/credit debacle. ...

Original post made by Scammed on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:20 am | 1 comment | 1795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mock Election held at JLS Middle School today

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Original post made on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by person, on Dec 1, 2008 at 9:54 pm | 7 comments | 2456 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain improvements may come soon because of High Speed Rail

I think these are both important upgrades to the existing Caltrain system. According to the Mercury-News: "What particularly...

Original post made by Greg K on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Clem, on Dec 1, 2008 at 8:02 pm | 135 comments | 17345 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton gets second chance in CCS football

For the Menlo-Atherton football team, this year is all about last year when the Bears saw their sensational season end in...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Woodside Community member, on Dec 1, 2008 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 2404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hire 'sustainability coordinator' next year

Palo Alto's war on waste will soon have a new general leading the charge. City officials plan to hire a sustainability coordinator...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 1, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 16 comments | 2277 Views
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