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AROUND TOWN

Baby Izack murder trial begins

The trial of an East Palo Alto man accused in the 2011 shooting of 3-month-old Izack Jimenez Garcia is scheduled to begin...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 968 Views

RESTAURANTS

Smoke gets in your eyes

Now we can relax: The new Dittmer's smells the same as the old Dittmer's — smoky. Over a year and a half since fire...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Gisele, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 5310 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting wounds one person

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that left one person wounded late Tuesday morning, Nov. 27 -- the fourth...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 27, 2012 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 988 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

25-year-old man killed in East Palo Alto

A 25-year-old man was killed in the rear parking lot of an apartment complex at 355 East O'Keefe St. Thursday, East Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by manuel, on Nov 27, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 16 comments | 2086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

US ranks low in International education rankings.

I found this article today on BBC and tried looking for a similar article in a US site but was unable to do so. Finland leads...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jan tenny hutch, on Nov 27, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 6 comments | 1597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: In search of the car-less commute

On any weekday morning, upwards of 17,000 commuters -- some in buses, others on bicycles, but the majority in cars -- stream...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by transit friend, on Nov 27, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 52 comments | 20029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeless shelters open as cold weather hits

As winter approaches and the weather gets colder, thousands of homeless people will now be able to seek shelter at three...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by wondering and caring, on Nov 27, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 942 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

bikes on the loose

One last addendum to my letter to the editor about dangers of cyclists on Palo Alto's downtown sidewalks -- here is the relevant...

Original post made by Janice Berman on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Nov 27, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 7 comments | 1379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly Lot Open for Students Only Friday - Closed for Fan Parking

From Paly administration: The Stanford University football team will be hosting UCLA in the PAC-12 championship game with...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 27, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 2 comments | 861 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly grad Adams proving quite a catch for Fresno State

The Palo Alto High football team saw its season end two weeks ago in the Central Coast Section Open Division playoffs, but...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by John, on Nov 27, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1754 Views

SPORTS

Shaw honored as Pac-12 Coach of the Year

==B Cardinal has five named first team == Stanford's David Shaw played football under legendary coach Bill Walsh and now...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by august juhl, on Nov 27, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 1078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Phone call scams claim to offer utility deals

Two scams targeting Palo Alto utilities customers are circulating around the city, and the City of Palo Alto Utilities Department...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Horselady, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 1011 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View man arrested after seven-hour standoff

A man suspected of beating his girlfriend was arrested after a seven-hour standoff in Mountain View Sunday morning, police...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 27, 2012 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1098 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wave of property crimes hits Menlo Park

A walker, a generator, computers and a gun were among the items stolen in a wave of property crimes in Menlo Park over the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Nov 27, 2012 at 3:53 am | 12 comments | 1134 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two shootings in East Palo Alto Wednesday

A 26-year-old man was injured and a house was struck by gunfire during East Palo Alto's second shooting Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 26, 2012 at 8:47 pm | 8 comments | 161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man killed by Caltrain in Palo Alto identified

The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office has identified the man who was hit and killed by a train in Palo Alto Nov. 20 as...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 26, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 8 comments | 1729 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials ponder new flood-taxing district

With the cost of federally required flood insurance expected to rise, local officials may seek taxing authority from residents...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Toady, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 15 comments | 5670 Views

AROUND TOWN

No power on Thanksgiving

So we awoke Thanksgiving day to a power outage at 6:41. The lights came on then went off, along with all the power. Interesting...

Original post made by Jim on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 9 comments | 1782 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local merchants hope for strong holiday season

As they piled their shelves with popular toys and festive treats, and crafted holiday window displays, local retailers this...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

24-year-old woman killed in Highway 101 crash

A 24-year-old woman was killed Friday morning, Nov. 23, in a crash involving a California Highway Patrol vehicle on northbound...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 26, 2012 at 2:50 pm | 33 comments | 1950 Views
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