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AROUND TOWN

Redwood City is creating a car-free pedestrian mall on Friday evenings

Redwood City is closing downtown streets on Friday evenings (6pm to midnight) to create a pedestrian mall. Can Palo Alto...

Original post made by downtown pedestrian on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Closing won't happen, on Dec 8, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 3 comments | 1143 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man kicks, spits at officers in Mountain View

A San Jose man was arrested in Mountain View early Sunday morning with more than 10 grams of cocaine in his pocket, police...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Supporting the Police, on Jun 29, 2011 at 11:36 am | 9 comments | 1143 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto officers win award for Zumot investigation

Two Palo Alto officers who used cell-phone records to help convict Bulos Zumot in the October 2009 murder of Jennifer Schipsi...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1143 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to take fresh look at CPI's toxic chemicals

A wave of concerns from Barron Park residents has prompted Palo Alto officials to take a fresh look at the toxic chemicals...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by PatrickD, on Mar 7, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 4 comments | 1143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protect and Serve or Trap and Ticket

I would like to that officer Schroedr for reminding me that Palo Alto is still wasting money. Houses are being robbed...

Original post made by Disappointed on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Opportunity to thank PAPD, on Jul 29, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 13 comments | 1143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Has The Facebook IPO Flop Hurt Palo Alto and Menlo Park Real Estate?

The local real estate agents say the no, it has not. However, I do no think they are a reliable source. A local builder,...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 1143 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Acterra executive director to retire

Michael Closson, who has led the Palo Alto environmental nonprofit Acterra for a decade, will retire as executive director...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 6 comments | 1143 Views

AROUND TOWN

That West Coast sound

Writings from far and wide have one thing in common at the Bay Choral Guild this month. They've all been given a West Coast...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Ironic, on Mar 16, 2011 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1142 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Transients may have started East Palo Alto fire

Investigators are looking into the possibility that transients started a suspicious fire at an abandoned house owned by the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by hahaha, on Mar 14, 2011 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 1142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

IT IS TIME...

It is time to acknowledge that the time of marriage has passed. You can still do the trek up the aisle, 'til death do us...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1142 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Texting while driving - you should lose your license

People who text and drive should lose their licenses. Period. Witnessed someone wandering into the oncoming lane of traffic...

Original post made by serious on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Rule of Thumb, on Sep 13, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 9 comments | 1142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian: Gov. Brown seeks deeper school finance reform

Besides a temporary tax hike for public education, Gov. Jerry Brown is attempting a deeper reform to school finance in his...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by shut up cheap PA, on Feb 1, 2012 at 2:26 am | 10 comments | 1142 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: In city that loves to plan, Palo Alto's creates cynicism

Palo Alto's official and legally mandated Comprehensive Plan bills itself as "the primary tool for guiding future development...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Jul 20, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:21 am | 3 comments | 1141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Few good options on pensions, council is told

Despite pension reforms passed in Sacramento last summer, Palo Alto remains severely restricted in its power to rein in the...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Alex, on Jan 25, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 24 comments | 1141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Price tapped for National League of Cities committee

Weeks after winning a coveted spot on the county's leading transportation agency, City Councilwoman Gail Price snagged another...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 1141 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

TIMELINE: Children's Theatre investigation

1932 First Children's Theatre performance Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=8255...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by mark anthony, on Nov 24, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 1140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victim's snapshot helps police nab flasher

A Sunnyvale man was arrested for indecent exposure Wednesday after allegedly flashing a Mountain View woman in the parking...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by thetruth, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:41 pm | 4 comments | 1140 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Diana Steeples, the 'voice' of Avenidas, dies in Palo Alto

Diana Steeples, one of the creators of today's panoply of senior services in the Palo Alto area, died Oct. 3 at Channing...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by SoSad..lost a great woman, on Oct 8, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 5 comments | 1140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Big-screen TV, jewelry stolen from Palo Alto home

Residents of a Palo Alto home on Greenwood Avenue returned to find multiple large items stolen from their residence -- in...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Two cents, on Mar 18, 2012 at 11:00 pm | 11 comments | 1140 Views
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