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AROUND TOWN

Woman killed by Caltrain is identified

The woman killed by a Caltrain in Mountain View Wednesday evening has been identified by the Santa Clara County Coroner's...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 3, 2009 at 7:43 am | 2 comments | 1991 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pleasant surprise

Jan. 2 (Bloomberg) -- President-elect Barack Obama will probably tear down long-standing barriers between the U.S.ís civilian...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2005 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hit Apple store in downtown Palo Alto

Two burglars smashed through the front door of the Apple store on University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto at 4:11 a.m. Sunday...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by musical, on Jan 3, 2009 at 4:35 am | 24 comments | 2880 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA police chief wants to end homicides

The East Palo Alto Police Department will have a goal of "No Murders in 2009," Police Chief Ron Davis said a Dec. 26 letter...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Jan 3, 2009 at 12:24 am | 37 comments | 2296 Views

SPORTS

Prep Sports 2008: The top stories of the year

Sports Illustrated called 2008 the greatest year in sports ever. While it wasn't quite that good for local high school and...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by John Geer, on Jan 2, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 2483 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sexual assault suspect pleads not guilty

An Atherton man charged with assaulting a teen girl he met on the Internet pleaded not guilty in San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by itt:, on Jan 2, 2009 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 2018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Town: A local Obama landslide

Barack Obama won the presidential election last week, but in one unreported "precinct" he won a stunning 87 percent of the...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 2, 2009 at 11:19 am | 21 comments | 2987 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hamas Rockets threaten Israel's Nuclear Plant

A new reason for Israel to invade Gaza was revealed today by the Times of London. Hamas' long range missiles can now reach...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1833 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Can the PAPD even find you during an emergency?

Happy New Years Everyone! I was reading an article about police protection of individuals and wanted to relay a story...

Original post made by qq on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 2, 2009 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 2024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Walgreens design not a 'jewel,' board says

A modern, two-story glass box — atop a level of terra cotta or stone — could rise up from the ashes of the University...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 2, 2009 at 2:40 am | 2 comments | 2073 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Municipal Composting Teach-in January 10 2-4:30 at Lucie Stern

On Saturday January 10th at the Lucie Stern Community Center from 2 PM to 4:30 PM will be a community discussion toward building...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Frank, on Jan 1, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 3 comments | 2004 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman in Dec. 22 ambulance crash dies

A woman who was gravely injured when the ambulance she was riding in crashed in Palo Alto last week has died at Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by family, on Jan 1, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 3 comments | 2194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Texting while driving becomes illegal Jan. 1

A new California law authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, makes it illegal beginning Thursday for people to...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Joe Blow, on Jan 1, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 9 comments | 1828 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Major-injury crash sends five to hospital

A crash that injured five people and sent a vehicle off a cliff in San Mateo County Sunday morning shut down state Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by cid, on Jan 1, 2009 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 2017 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter rescues people stranded on rock

Authorities used a California Highway Patrol helicopter to rescue two people stranded at Pescadero State Beach in unincorporated...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Melinda, on Dec 31, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit-N-Run at the Ross Rd YMCA

Hi all, Tonight(5:15 pm)Tuesday 12/30/08 while I was at the Ross Rd YMCA my van was hit and the driver kept going(South...

Original post made by Tamy Lindemeyer on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 31, 2008 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 2202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fry's executive accused of embezzling $65 million

A Fry's Electronics executive and Palo Alto resident has been accused by the IRS of embezzling more than $65 million to finance...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Dec 31, 2008 at 3:37 pm | 8 comments | 2100 Views

SPORTS

Give Johnson another assist in Stanford victory

Senior guard Mitch Johnson scored 14 points and matched his season high with eight assists as the Stanford men's basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Vecgon, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 2210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown area loses power on Saturday night

The Midtown area of Palo Alto was without power for more than an hour on Saturday night when a transformer reportedly fire...

Original post made by Without power on Dec. 27, 2008
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 30, 2008 at 8:20 pm | 16 comments | 2688 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two East Palo Alto men arrested for shooting

Two East Palo Alto residents were arrested Tuesday after officers saw them shooting at a moving car near a city intersection. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by sickofit, on Dec 30, 2008 at 5:29 pm | 16 comments | 2336 Views
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