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AROUND TOWN

Mark VanZanten: A Forced Landing

Early on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, I made my way to the Austin, Texas, airport from home. My family and I had...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Baby harbor seal rescued from Baylands dies

The baby harbor seal rescued in the Palo Alto Baylands in April has died. Floodgate Dolly, a 5-week-old pup rescued by Palo...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Tears, on May 16, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 1267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Full speed ahead on the bike bridge

Check out item 8 from monday's council meeting http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=31676 "8. Approve...

Original post made by svatoid on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Duveneck/St Francis Grandad, on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:57 am | 6 comments | 1266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Work on Oregon Expressway to close lanes tonight

Construction crews will be installing new roadway markings on Oregon Expressway Friday night, prompting lane closures in...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, on Aug 22, 2014 at 7:41 pm | 7 comments | 1266 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New leads sought in 2004 unsolved murder

Mountain View police are re-examining a stalled 2004 murder investigation and are looking for help from the community, the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 28, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 1266 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small fire at Tesla causes smoke damage

A fire at the Tesla Motors headquarters was quickly extinguished by the building's sprinkler system Wednesday morning (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Wally'sm, on Jan 13, 2012 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 1266 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund kicks off

Each year since 1994, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has helped local nonprofit organizations serving children and families...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by , on Nov 27, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1266 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chris Christie in 2016?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has gone on TV several days in a row to praise Obama's response to Hurricane Sandy. Obama...

Original post made by voter on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 1, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 15 comments | 1266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto woman wins 2012 National Wetlands Award

Florence LaRiviere has frequented Palo Alto's Baylands since the 1950s, but she said developments diminished much of the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Barbara and Barry , on May 7, 2012 at 12:53 am | 5 comments | 1266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to Recall City Councilmembers?

Can anyone please tell me where are the instructions on how to recall City Councilmembers? Where are the instructions...

Original post made by Government Question on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon,I agree - go for it!, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 16 comments | 1265 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton employees may strike over layoff plan

Members of a union representing 16 Atherton employees authorized a strike yesterday (July 5) after town negotiators, union...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Ernesto, on Jul 10, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 14 comments | 1265 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"if youíve got a business, you didnít build that."

This quote, by Obama, is emblematic of what he believes. The truth is that businesses ARE built by the risk-takers. It is...

Original post made by Jerome on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:26 am | 24 comments | 1265 Views

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Faux 'utility workers' burglarize Woodside home

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a couple of people posing as utility workers making...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 27, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 1265 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate thefts at future Facebook HQ

Police in Menlo Park are investigating three separate thefts of copper wiring this month from the future headquarters of...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 1, 2011 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 1264 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One person killed Sunday in multi-car crash

The California Highway Patrol has contacted the driver of a white pickup truck who fled the scene of a fatal crash on U.S....

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by DT, on Jul 9, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 1264 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accused killer of East Palo Alto activist can't beat weapons trial

Gregory Elarms Sr., the man who was accused of gunning down East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis at the Hillsdale...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Pitful, on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1264 Views

SPORTS

National championships get under way at Stanford next week

USA Swimming While the top swimmers in the world are competing this week at the FINA World Championships in Shanghai,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jul 28, 2011 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1264 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rick Santorum SUPPORTS income inequality - Finally, someone who understands economic and personal freedom.

When Santorum went out of his way to actually support income inequality, it was like a waterfall in desert. Finally, we have...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Feb 17, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 9 comments | 1264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A muddled approach to downtown parking

Despite the clear evidence before them that 1,200 or so of the city's 3,000-plus downtown parking spaces are vacant much...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ray, on Sep 21, 2011 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 1263 Views
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