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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Occupy Foothill College?

I received a parking ticket at Foothill College after attending a Paly football game, even though I bought a permit to park...

Original post made by linda on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by linda, on Nov 5, 2011 at 12:14 am | 5 comments | 1578 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP pays $55 million fine for Carly's kickback scheme

The U.S. Justice Department confirmed Monday that Hewlett-Packard paid $55 million to settle claims that the Palo Alto tech...

Original post made by Carly on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Carly, on Aug 31, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 1578 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot-trial attorneys clash over arson evidence

Federal arson investigator Barbara Maxwell said she detected a heavy smell of gasoline as soon as members of her team began...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by objective, on Jan 5, 2011 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 1578 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Maid sentenced in residential jewelry thefts

Luz Maria Garcia, a maid for "The Maids" home cleaning service in Redwood City, was sentenced on March 29 to six months in...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Former "maid", on Apr 5, 2012 at 11:07 am | 16 comments | 1578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Underground caltrain - how?

In the light of the recent events at the Meadows caltrain crossing, quite a people support the idea of taking the train underground....

Original post made by MidtownMom on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by billy, on Oct 22, 2009 at 8:53 am | 4 comments | 1578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's New Freshman Arrive

Link: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_16076388?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Sep. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers find old artillery shell in Palo Alto hills

A construction crew working on a hillside in the 3200 block of Alexis Drive Wednesday found a World War II 3-by-12-inch...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by Will, on Nov 27, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 1578 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health and Pension Costs to Cripple Palo Alto's Future?

As this article from the Mercury News explains, pension and health costs for retirees will soon make it almost impossible...

Original post made by Dave on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Retiree, on Aug 1, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 7 comments | 1577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue fountain plans make progress

Plans for a new fountain at the eastern end of California Avenue are moving forward. In coming weeks, a panel consisting...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 24, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto finds 'smart city' partners abroad

When Palo Alto launched its Sister City program half a century ago, no one talked about "entrepreneurship," "sustainability"...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Boondoggle, on Aug 17, 2013 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 1577 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged cop killer could face death penalty

As the attorneys and judge ironed out the course of his case Friday morning, Alberto Alvarez, the 23-year-old man accused...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 21, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1577 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen car crashes in Los Altos, driver flees

An unidentified driver fled after crashing a stolen car into a tree in a residential Los Altos neighborhood early Sunday...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sheesh, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 1577 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto better prepared to face Bellarmine this time

It was an inglorious finish to the 2009 prep football season when Palo Alto bowed out with a 34-6 loss to visiting Bellarmine....

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by really?, on Nov 26, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1577 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto seeks to bolster tenant protection

As East Palo Alto braces for a new landlord to take over more than 1,800 housing units, city officials are considering changing...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Westsider, on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 16 comments | 1577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Save the Bay: Elected officials oppose Cargill plan

Environmental advocacy group Save the Bay held a press conference at Bedwell Bayfront Park Thursday (Feb. 25) to announce...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Redwood City Woman, on Apr 2, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 1577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to ask for $1.5M for California Avenue

A $1.5 million grant could transform California Avenue in Palo Alto into a European-style boulevard with two lanes, a park/plaza...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Oct 4, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 10 comments | 1577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Haiti Relief Bake Sales at Local Schools

If you are willing to brave the rain, please come out and support the efforts of your local schools to provide relief to...

Original post made by Pamela on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by HPA, on Jan 23, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men rob Menlo Park gas station

Police in Menlo Park are trying to identify two suspects who robbed a 76 gas station at gunpoint Monday night. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Give em up, on Jan 14, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 4 comments | 1576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gang member, 17, charged as an adult with murder of infant

A 17-year-old boy arrested for the fatal shooting of an infant in East Palo Alto over the weekend will be charged with murder...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Jun 9, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 1576 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh a finalist for coach of year award

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh is among the eight finalists for the 2010 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, announced...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Nov 24, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1576 Views
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