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PALO ALTO ISSUES

I miss the old palo alto!

I was born and raised in PA. I, like so many others, grew up in our nice little safe neighborhood where the kids all played...

Original post made by Andrea on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Evan, on Dec 7, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 61 comments | 3185 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car flips in crash on Embarcadero and Middlefield

A woman suffered minor injuries after her car flipped in a crash at the intersection of Embarcadero and Middlefield roads...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. stop, on Dec 7, 2012 at 3:58 pm | 29 comments | 1499 Views

RESTAURANTS

Former President Bill Clinton visits Palo Alto

Former President Bill Clinton stopped by LYFE Kitchen in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday afternoon for a private lunch with...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Dec 7, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 35 comments | 1589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund: Library Foundation pushes to furnish city's libraries

Palo Alto's politicos, civic leaders and bookworms rejoiced in November 2008 when voters resoundingly passed Measure N, a...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by MadamPresident, on Dec 7, 2012 at 12:45 pm | 12 comments | 4113 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Got milk? Car thief on the lam steals soy milk

Running from the police makes a man thirsty. When Menlo Park officers caught up with Valentin Arias Jimenez, they discovered...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by M, on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 1308 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Driver at fault for hitting pedestrians

The 89-year-old driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured two women in an El Camino Real crosswalk Sept. 30 was...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by ndnorth, on Dec 6, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 20 comments | 1661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto settles suit over compost plant

The City of Palo Alto has reached a settlement with a group of environmentalists who had filed a lawsuit challenging a proposal...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Dec 6, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 24 comments | 2496 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Social media exec claims British Bankers Club

Eight months after the party stopped at the landmark British Bankers Club in Menlo Park, signs of revival appeared, thanks...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by michelle, on Dec 6, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 8 comments | 1153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car rolls over on Charleston Road in Palo Alto

A white Nissan sedan going west on Charleston Road in Palo Alto hit a tree and rolled over, skidding into the intersection...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 6, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 42 comments | 2031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Service Friday for former school board president Tuomy

Services will be held Friday, Dec. 7, for John Tuomy, a former Palo Alto teacher who served for eight years on the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jan Strand, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 18 comments | 2314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto man gets 20 years for child molestation

A Palo Alto man accused of molesting his two stepdaughters was sentenced to 20 years in state prison in San Mateo County...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by iSez, on Dec 6, 2012 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 1036 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Audit: Supervisor Shirakawa owes $12,772

Supervisor George Shirakawa must repay the county $12,772 in expenses he wrongly charged on his government credit card, the...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by audits, on Dec 6, 2012 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 1250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robs Palo Alto Walgreens for OxyContin

Palo Alto police have released a photo of a man suspected of robbing the downtown Walgreens by showing a concealed gun on...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:14 am | 37 comments | 5814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building inspector's death under investigation

The death of a building inspector who fell down an elevator shaft in a Palo Alto home in December 2011 is under investigation,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Pete Bennett, on Dec 5, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 19 comments | 1620 Views

BOOKS

A world of cooking

This year we have chosen a smorgasbord of cookbooks. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18054...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Dec 5, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1467 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second assault reported in downtown Palo Alto

A woman sleeping near a downtown Palo Alto sidewalk was beaten by a man during a robbery attempt early Sunday morning, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on Dec 5, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 16 comments | 1084 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Boehner got 98% what he wanted - why are we doing this dance again?

John Boenher August 2011 " When you look at this final agreement that we came to with the white House, I got 98 percent of...

Original post made by Lucy on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Kelly Long, on Dec 5, 2012 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 833 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Undisclosed meetings, private funds cloud downtown debate

In July 2011, just weeks after Palo Alto approved the mammoth expansion of the Stanford University Medical Center -- the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 78 comments | 5867 Views

BOOKS

Tomorrow's events (Dec. 6)

[http://www.keplers.com/event/robin-sloan Author talk: 'Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore'] A tale of global conspiracy,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by LVK, on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1512 Views

SPORTS

Stanford volleyball duo on all-region team

Stanford freshman Inky Ajanaku and junior Carly Wopat were named to the All-Pacific Region Team by the American Volleyball...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by John G., on Dec 5, 2012 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1103 Views
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