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AROUND TOWN

2010: A year of crises, cutbacks, crime and caring

To capture the tenor of 2010, the Palo Alto Weekly has selected a range of top news events of the year. Though 2010 had many...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2010
Last comment by Optimist, on Dec 27, 2010 at 11:39 am | 5 comments | 2116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Color of Palo Alto Vote Results

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Original post made by Artist on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 5, 2008 at 9:50 pm | 1 comment | 2115 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

American Lung Association gives Santa Clara County an "F" for air pollution

"Although there have been some improvements, the health and lives of millions of Californians are at risk because of our...

Original post made by ALA on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 2115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

arsonist on the loose in Palo Alto?

Mercury-News says there have been 9 arson fires in Barron Park so far this year. More in the Mitchell Park area. The PA...

Original post made by Greg on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jul 3, 2009 at 1:04 am | 1 comment | 2115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The candidates next door

Fourteen candidates -- including 13 newcomers and one political veteran -- will be jostling for five seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

VTA bus 88 stopped and police searched

My daughter rides VTA bus 88 home from Gunn HS. Today the police stopped the bus, boarded, searched, and questioned a few...

Original post made by grace on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by One Parent, on May 11, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 2115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Atherton woman arrested in hit-and-run

A 62-year-old Atherton woman was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence during a chaotic exit from a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Liz, on Dec 27, 2010 at 12:25 am | 13 comments | 2115 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women put their unbeaten soccer mark on the line

Three matches remain in the regular season and the top-ranked Stanford women's soccer team appears headed for more postseason...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Oct 29, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 2115 Views

SPORTS

Paly names former assistant as new head wrestling coach

Braumon Creighton has been the assistant wrestling coach at Palo Alto High since 2011. It's a position he no longer fills,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Frick, on Oct 24, 2014 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 2115 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woodstock Nation

For those of us who can remember the Woodstock concert in 1969, this link may help us, at least me, that the event was less...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Daniel Eggink, on Dec 11, 2008 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 2115 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I am a Right Wing Extremist ( I will await the knock on my door tonight)

I guess I am a Right Wing Extremist and suspected of being a terrorist since our esteemed Dept of Homeland Security, Janet...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 21, 2009 at 9:06 am | 18 comments | 2115 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romeo H.: Deployed in Kosovo

On 9/11 I was actually in active duty in the U.S. Army already, and I was deployed in Kosovo. I was coming toward the end...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 8, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2115 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto shooting wounds two teens

Two teens were injured in a Wednesday night shooting that may have been motivated by road rage in East Palo Alto, police...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 12, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2115 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks fed $$ for fiber, police, streets

Palo Alto officials have identified 10 projects that they feel stand a good chance of getting federal "stimulus" funds from...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by jardins, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 2114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Small quake shakes Santa Clara County

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck Thursday night (Sept. 2)...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 7, 2010 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 2114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facebook & Cyber-bullying

Facebook does not seem to be concerned with reports of false profiles, identity theft, and assorted totally sick, inappropriate...

Original post made by Suzanne Wolf on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Suzanne Wolf, on Oct 10, 2010 at 12:12 am | 2 comments | 2114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hidden Villa celebrates golden anniversary

Hidden Villa, the 1,600-acre education center, working farm and wilderness preserve nestled in Los Altos Hills, will celebrate...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by joel, on Apr 10, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 2114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another suicide, same place

Caltrain Twitter reports another fatality north of San Antonio. What the heck is going on?...

Original post made by Dave on May. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Early Morning Fire at Cubberly Community Center

Passed it on middlefield at around 5am. Looks like a lot of hardware was out. You could smell smoke and steam in the air,...

Original post made by Rwolf on Aug. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fallen tree in Palo Alto delays Caltrain commuters

A tree has fallen on the train tracks near Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto, delaying the commute, Caltrain reported shortly...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 9, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 2114 Views
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