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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunmen rob Palo Alto convenience store

Two masked gunmen robbed a convenience store in south Palo Alto Thursday evening, prompting a police manhunt. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jun 12, 2011 at 10:33 am | 17 comments | 1541 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposed bill takes on cellphone-tracking

State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo County, has introduced a bill that would require local governments to take public comment...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 1541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dark Christmas for 2,900 Mountain View homes

A car struck a power pole in Mountain View this afternoon and knocked out power to more than 2,900 PG&E customers, a PG&E...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 24, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 1541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The economics of downtown parking

A Planning and Community Environment Department study that will be reviewed by the City Council Sept. 12 shows that despite...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 1541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal Dumbarton crash victim was from Palo Alto

A Palo Alto man has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash on the Dumbarton Bridge on Tuesday (June 14), according...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 13 comments | 1540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg weds longtime girlfriend

Trading his hoodie for a dark suit and tie, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg married his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by fb & your privacy, on May 22, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 19 comments | 1540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Space District launches massive 'vision plan'

A vision plan to determine how the public wants open space to be used was launched by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by NO ON MROSD TAX HIKE, on May 30, 2014 at 8:51 am | 7 comments | 1540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A celebration of cycling to roll into Palo Alto

On the list of things the Palo Alto community enjoys, bicycling and food are right at the top, and the Italian-inspired Gran...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 16, 2012 at 8:00 am | 6 comments | 1539 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

motion sensor lights vs. always on at night lights - which is better

Power consumption issues aside, I'm wondering which type are more likely to deter crime at night, lights that click on when...

Original post made by Richard Clark on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 7, 2011 at 3:20 am | 7 comments | 1539 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

License-plate readers to help fight crime in EPA

East Palo Alto police will soon have two vehicle license-plate readers to cut down on stolen vehicles and find wanted criminals,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by NotDrivingNow, on Nov 19, 2010 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 1539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands expected to attend Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

Upwards of 150,000 people are expected to attend this weekend's Palo Alto Festival of the Arts along University Avenue, which...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 19 comments | 1539 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Rookie' coach has Stanford water polo team unbeaten

Junior Olympics Mark Hernandez is in his first season as a coach for the Stanford Water Polo Club girls' program. Hernandez,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Aug 5, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 4 comments | 1539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wading Pool at Rinconada

I can't understand why the wading pool at Rinconada is not open every day through the end of September? Burgess Pool in...

Original post made by Alison Brown on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by St Elsewhere, on Aug 28, 2013 at 7:22 am | 8 comments | 1539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Golden opportunity to acquire downtown post office

Palo Alto residents have been picking up their mail and buying stamps at the downtown post office since 1932, but change...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Feb 25, 2012 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 1538 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tour bus catches fire, ties up San Antonio Road

A large tour bus filled with Japanese tourists caught fire late Wednesday afternoon, blocking westbound lanes of San Antonio...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by bill, on Jan 13, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 8 comments | 1538 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys, girls grab division victories over Gunn

==B Wednesday's prep basketball== The Palo Alto boys' and girls' basketball teams continued their winning ways against...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by member, on Jan 26, 2012 at 10:18 pm | 4 comments | 1538 Views

SPORTS

Paly baseball clinches title tie, earns No. 1 playoff seed

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== Two swings of the bat handed the Palo Alto baseball team a victory, a championship and...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by FreddyFan, on Apr 26, 2012 at 2:24 am | 1 comment | 1538 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Connecting Dots between NYC, Goldman Sachs, and us

A thread was shut down, ( not deleted, just shut down), a few days ago about "The Sky is Falling" related to the upcoming...

Original post made by Somewhat Dispassionate on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 9 comments | 1538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain delays due to train hitting abandoned car

A car abandoned on the Caltrain tracks in Sunnyvale was hit by a northbound commuter train at 5 a.m. today, causing "significant...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Victor Shin, on Feb 26, 2010 at 11:23 am | 12 comments | 1538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Managers and Professionals getting raise?

Did you find it strange that they removed the salary rate sheet for Management & Professionals? (Under Salary Rate Sheets) http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/depts/hrd/compensation.as...

Original post made by pawatchdog on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by CHinCider, on Jan 11, 2010 at 10:29 am | 3 comments | 1537 Views
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