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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View man sought in attempted murder

Police are looking for a man who they say nearly strangled his girlfriend to death during a domestic dispute in a Latham...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Nov 11, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 3 comments | 2073 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hit Jordan Middle School in Palo Alto

Jordan Middle School on July 28 became the fourth Palo Alto school in the past six weeks to be struck by one or more burglars...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by JK Smith, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:16 pm | 13 comments | 2073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Education, environmental advocates win Tall Tree Awards

Palo Alto's 2009 Tall Tree Awards, announced today (Friday), will honor community activist Carolyn Tucher, environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Robin Robinson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police to address community Saturday

Palo Alto police will hold a community meeting with city residents Saturday morning to discuss crime trends and share department...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by lary, on Jun 21, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 2073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Serial bank robber hits banks in Los Altos, Sunnyvale

A man who robbed two U.S. Bank branches within 20 minutes of each other on Monday is a serial bank robber who has struck...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 8 comments | 2073 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Review of Taser use is timely and necessary

No fatalities have occurred from the seven instances in which Palo Alto police officers have used Tasers to help subdue or...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by bill, on Dec 23, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 12 comments | 2072 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CNN Poll: 75% glad Bush is done

George Bush's popularity numbers are 50% lower than Bill Clinton's when he left office. http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/12/26/bush.poll/...

Original post made by sarah on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 27, 2008 at 7:47 pm | 5 comments | 2072 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two East Palo Alto men wounded in shooting

A 29-year-old Menlo Park man and a 34-year-old Union City man were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto Thursday night,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 3, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 2072 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters use CO2 to douse underground blaze

Firefighters used a CO2 canister to extinguish an underground fire in Palo Alto this morning, a battalion chief said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by eileen, on Jan 28, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 15 comments | 2072 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Own a Black Car - Go to Jail

Sounds strange? The State of California by way of an unelected board in this case the CARB is planing on making the ownership...

Original post made by Step Ahead on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 1, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 17 comments | 2072 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Court rules against Stanford in patent case

Monday's Supreme Court ruling in a patent ownership case is a blow to federally sponsored research in universities, according...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Matt, on Jun 10, 2011 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 2072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Engagement Ring as a Christmas gift?

Noooo! Don't do it! The memory of the big ask should be a stand alone event. If you must do it this time of year, please...

Original post made by Dream Maker on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Enough already, on Dec 19, 2008 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peet's in Menlo Park could reopen this week

Before the month is out, Peet's Coffee & Tea at the corner of University Drive and Santa Cruz Avenue could reopen for business,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Lillian, on Aug 17, 2009 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 2072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Road warriors

All nine Bay Area counties took part in "Bike to Work Day" this morning, when hundreds of thousands of commuters shifted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by "encouraging", on May 15, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 9 comments | 2072 Views

AROUND TOWN

An Independence Day with flavor

Hundreds of eager chili eaters were on hand for the 29th annual Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off Sunday at Mitchell Park...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by JF, on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:39 am | 8 comments | 2072 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water district board approves water reduction

The Santa Clara Valley Water District voted Tuesday on a resolution calling for 15 percent mandatory reduction in water use. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Mar 26, 2009 at 11:12 am | 7 comments | 2071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State of the City: Finances, youth, energy, environment, land use are interwoven challenges

The 2010 "State of the City" address is the highpoint of tonight's City Council meeting, delivered by Mayor Pat Burt in the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 1, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 2071 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Monitoring Train Tracks - We can do it!

If each person/family would give a few hours a month we could monitor the tracks. If you are interested in getting started...

Original post made by hopepaloalto@gmail.com on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Gunn High Student, on Jan 4, 2010 at 4:01 pm | 8 comments | 2071 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California's Economic Meltdown is Sacramento Based

The future of Palo Alto, and of California, is at risk not from the current widespread economic crisis as is often alleged,...

Original post made by Buddie on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jarred, on Mar 30, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 6 comments | 2071 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto fundraisers support DISCLOSE Act

Dozens of Palo Altans turned out to a fundraiser Saturday, May 19, to support a bill that would increase funding disclosure...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Redwood, on May 22, 2012 at 11:02 am | 8 comments | 2071 Views
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