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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone hear explosion at 5 a.m.?

At 5:01 a.m. (I looked at the clock) I hear a loud explosion in the direction of Stanford. Mr. Charles heard it, too. It...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 27, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 46 comments | 1426 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E customers lose power as storm continues

Thousands of PG&E customers are without power in the Bay Area today due to an onset of stormy weather that is drenching the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Fiscal Responsibility, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:42 am | 20 comments | 1426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around town

THE CHECK IS IN ... Palo Alto's rocky road to 21st century libraries took a welcome turn this week, thanks to the efforts...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Sep 22, 2013 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 1426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dozens return home after East Palo Alto flooding

About 36 people who had reported to an evacuation center due to flooding in East Palo Alto returned home late Sunday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by village fool, on Dec 29, 2012 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 1425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto cleaver attacker gets plea deal

Chunren Chen, the restaurant worker who hacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver during an argument at a Palo Alto restaurant...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 23, 2011 at 12:41 am | 11 comments | 1425 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DA officially creates conviction-integrity unit

After a series of misconduct allegations against the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, including the suspension...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Try Again, on Mar 20, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 1425 Views

AROUND TOWN

No Spooky Lake This Year?

Has Spooky Lake at Foothills park been canceled for this year? I can't seem to find it in the PA Enjoy catalog, or on the...

Original post made by Nut Head on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 14, 2009 at 7:56 am | 4 comments | 1425 Views

AROUND TOWN

JCC Theater - What's on list?

Hi everyone Does anyone know where to find out about what's on at the new JCC theater? I don't see it advertised on line...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 16, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 1425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>COLLISION COURSE ... </B>A proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to "blend" California's proposed high-speed rail system...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by paneighbor, on May 6, 2011 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands buildings - old becomes new and new left to rot?

Why, I wonder, at the Baylands have they just redone the old Scout building and opened it as something new and special and...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1424 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula residents volunteer on East Coast

Ten local American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers -- including one from Palo Alto -- are heading to storm-devastated...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Unions-Strike-Out-Again, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1424 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo pledges 'no' vote on Syria Strike

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, came out Wednesday against U.S. military action in Syria, saying she would prefer a diplomatic...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Noel, on Sep 14, 2013 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 1424 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County rolls out ID card system for veterans

The estimated 85,000 veterans of the U.S. military in Santa Clara County will be eligible to receive photo identification...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Wonderful!, on Jun 13, 2014 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former firefighter threatens police chief, pleads 'no contest'

A former Palo Alto firefighter who has held a grudge against the city for years pleaded no contest on Thursday (May 19) to...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Elwood Blues, on May 20, 2011 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Project Safety Net is committed to student well-being

Our community is renowned for its dedication to helping the next generation of leaders and citizens reach their potential....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 1423 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jewelry salesmen robbed in Los Altos

Two jewelry salesmen were robbed by a group of masked men in Los Altos Wednesday evening, the latest in a series of jewelry...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 3, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 1423 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man beaten, robbed outside Mountain View club

A group of men beat and robbed a Sunnyvale man as he left the Monte Carlo Night Club in Mountain View with his girlfriend...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 5, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 1423 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Renea, on May 21, 2013 at 9:43 am | 11 comments | 1423 Views

AROUND TOWN

What alternative sources of high speed internet do you use?

I am tired of my $150 plus bill for cable, telephone and internet from our local cable provider and want to get rid of them....

Original post made by jass on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 11, 2011 at 12:16 am | 2 comments | 1423 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Amazing GOP debate

I am amazed at what i saw and heard during the last debate!One of our finest, an American soldier asked the candidates a...

Original post made by Emmy Hill on Sep. 24, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 25, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 25 comments | 1422 Views
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