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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City wants more Stanford-expansions 'benefits'

A new transit hub, an upstream water-detention basin for San Francisquito Creek and 594 housing units are all included in...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 18, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 27 comments | 2492 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooter eludes police in Arastradero incident

A reported shooting left one man wounded and one man being sought at an apartment complex in the 500 block of Arastradero...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Mar 18, 2009 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1842 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting reported in 500 block of Arastradero

Palo Alto police and Fire Department paramedics were responding to a reported shooting in the 500 block of Arastradero Road...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Loura, on Mar 18, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 1902 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's Going on on Arastradero?

Does anyone know what is going on on Arastradero? Police have Maybell blocked off and a friend just called to say police...

Original post made by Concerned Neighbor on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Doober, on Mar 18, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 2167 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The library of the future

It looks like a boxy robot, or maybe a poor man's ATM. With simple lines and a glowing screen, the Cupertino Library's JobView...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 18, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 11 comments | 2093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly Layoffs

With the Weekly busily reporting on everyone else's economic woes, it's strange that it hasn't reported on its own nearly...

Original post made by frederick meyers on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Izzy, on Mar 18, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 15 comments | 2031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peter Drekmeier and indirect costs

Peter D., our current mayor, likes to talk about indirect costs of fossil fuels. He wants to tax us, in order to make up...

Original post made by Greg on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Albert K Henning, on Mar 18, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 6 comments | 1994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast Customers: ?Notified of Switch to Digital April 1, 2009

This is to Comcast customers. Have you receiving anything in the mail from Comcast about the change to digital? I was told...

Original post made by nat on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by nat, on Mar 18, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 1934 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest 'associate' in Philip Lacy killing

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Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jay doggy dogg, on Mar 18, 2009 at 11:59 am | 23 comments | 2928 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's plastic-bag ban could begin in fall

Plastic bags may soon flutter out of Palo Alto's supermarkets once and for all, but city officials hope this doesn't mean...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Mar 18, 2009 at 11:17 am | 31 comments | 2264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'ZIP code' shifts to insurance rates

After much discussion among Palo Alto residents concerning a secession from the 94303 ZIP code, the issue has shifted to...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Mar 18, 2009 at 9:38 am | 5 comments | 1850 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Los Altos police arrest suspected child molester

Los Altos police have arrested a Los Altos Hills man on suspicion that he sexually molested a 5-year-old Los Altos child. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by random, on Mar 18, 2009 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 2314 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

where is the interesting news?

Every day I read PaloAltoOnline and every day it is full of whining about grocery bags or car traffic or schools or cars...

Original post made by Rumsfield on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 18, 2009 at 5:29 am | 7 comments | 1964 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's approval rating less than Bush's at same point.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123690358175013837.html Quote from WSJ Rasmussen/Gallup Poll article from link above "Polling...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Mar 17, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 4 comments | 1826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to cut budget more, freeze salaries

Stanford University will cut its budget by close to $100 million next fiscal year, $30 million more than originally anticipated,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 10 comments | 2020 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto City Library Spring Author Series: Pearl Sofaer

The Palo Alto City Library Spring Author Series continues with local author, singer, and artist Pearl Sofaer. She will tell...

Original post made by JESSICATHELIBRARIAN on Mar. 17, 2009
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judy Kleinberg honored in state Legislature

Former Palo Alto Mayor Judy Kleinberg is being honored in the state Legislature today (Monday) as the 21st Assembly District...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 17, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 2038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast and digital switchover

Once Comcast switches to digital, you cannot continue to use your VCR as you do now. You will not be able to record one...

Original post made by nat on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 17, 2009 at 3:28 pm | 9 comments | 3580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ohlone plan adds 2-story building, retains farm

A two-story building with 12 new classrooms and a hilly "natural play area" are planned as part of an $11.67 million expansion...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 17, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 15 comments | 2495 Views

SPORTS

Pac-10 tourney title for Stanford women

Jayne Appel was in early foul trouble again, the Stanford women's basketball team missed six of its first seven shots and...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stanford Women Fan, on Mar 17, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1964 Views
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