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AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>GETTING WIRED ... </B>Palo Alto officials often bask in the city's worldwide reputation as a global trendsetter for new...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Inaudible meetings, on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 1395 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto celebrates its 30-year anniversary

When East Palo Alto resident Vicki Smothers was born in 1954, East Palo Alto was unincorporated land governed by San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by whattha, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 7 comments | 1395 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Measure E, 'yes' outpaces 'no' in fundraising

The "Yes on Measure E" campaign outpaced the "No on Measure E" campaign in fundraising, according to campaign finance reports...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by Elaine Elbizri, on Nov 6, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 1394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measures A and B

Santa Clara County has been whipsawed by the economic downturn and the state's perennial budget crises. When funding runs...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:14 am | 16 comments | 1394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

While chilly temperatures are expected to continue Wednesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2013 at 6:13 pm | 7 comments | 1394 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto may file complaint on auto-dial 911 calls

Palo Alto is considering filing a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission after its emergency dispatch center...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by spam, on Jan 29, 2011 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1394 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police search backyards for prowlers

Police were searching backyards in a Palo Alto neighborhood early this morning looking for a pair of prowlers. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 15, 2011 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 1394 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Science camp on lock-down with gunman at large

A shooting in Cupertino caused a science camp in Saratoga to go on lock-down and a number of Mountain View schools to close...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by middleschooler, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 7 comments | 1394 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stranger than fiction: Salman Rushdie on life in hiding

Listening to Salman Rushdie tell the story of a desperate man who goes into hiding to save his life, is forced to move from...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 4 comments | 1394 Views

AROUND TOWN

City may phase out hazardous-materials plant

The City of Palo Alto is studying ways to remove or relocate a hazardous-chemicals facility that has long plagued Barron...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 4, 2010 at 1:49 am | 11 comments | 1394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Phil Lacy's gold chain was his 'pride and joy'

Homicide victim Philip Lacy was enamored of the long, gold chain and heavy diamond-encrusted crucifix that played a central...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by what?, on Mar 8, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1393 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto street-robbery suspect could face life

A 21-year-old man suspected of at least two armed street robberies in Palo Alto could face a "three strikes" sentence that...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Jan 9, 2011 at 8:29 am | 6 comments | 1393 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downtown murderer loses his conviction appeal

A man who was convicted of first-degree murder and robbery for a downtown slaying outside Palo Alto City Hall lost his appeal...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by daniel, on Nov 24, 2011 at 8:22 am | 17 comments | 1393 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man fatally struck by car Thursday identified

A man who was fatally struck by a car while standing near a bus stop in Mountain View Thursday morning, June 21, has been...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by josh, on Jun 29, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 4 comments | 1393 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters rescue woman from creek

Firefighters from Palo Alto and Menlo Park worked together Wednesday evening to rescue a 56-year-old woman who had fallen...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 9 comments | 1393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge upholds Palo Alto's affordable-housing program

Developer John Mozart, who sued Palo Alto over its affordable-housing program, lost his case this week after a judge upheld...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 24, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 6 comments | 1392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford police release sketch of suspect in Jan. 3 assault

Stanford police released a sketch of a man who allegedly assaulted a student on campus Monday evening (Jan. 3). The 21-year-old...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by different rapist?, on Jan 26, 2011 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 1392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto golf course faces uncertain future

An effort by Palo Alto and its neighbors to calm the volatile San Francisquito Creek is prompting city officials to take...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by jim, on Dec 6, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 12 comments | 1392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Marijuana Smokers Who Start Early Are at Greatest Risk, Study Finds

There should be more to come on the risks of starting marijuana use early, and eventually the link to depression. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/15/health/research/15marijua...

Original post made by Reality on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Reality, on Nov 28, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 12 comments | 1392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeremy Lin is a nerd

And he proves it in a new YouTube video: http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2013/08/15/basketballs-jeremy-lin...

Original post made by parent on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by nerd is the wurd, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1392 Views
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