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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect in strong-arm robberies arrested

Palo Alto and Menlo Park police Tuesday night apprehended a suspect in at least some of the series of purse-snatch robberies...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Nov 29, 2008 at 10:37 am | 65 comments | 2480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Private' Edgewood meeting concerns residents

A private meeting set for tonight (Wednesday) between an Edgewood Plaza developer and certain residents has some neighbors...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by concerned dad, on Nov 30, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 26 comments | 1735 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Spare the air' day is declared

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a winter "Spare the Air" alert for today, banning wood burning both...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 25, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 9 comments | 2079 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission rejects Alma Plaza plan

Developer John McNellis' decade-long quest to replace the boarded-up Alma Plaza shopping center with homes and a mixed-use...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Woodland neighbors, on Dec 15, 2008 at 2:23 pm | 37 comments | 2893 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Street robbery suspect may be arraigned today

Jeffrey Smith, the Palo Alto man arrested Tuesday night after a failed street robbery in Palo Alto and a successful one in...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by disgusted, on Nov 21, 2008 at 4:31 pm | 12 comments | 1921 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto students discuss racial profiling

For Palo Alto students, teachers and youth leaders who participated in the march against racial profiling on Nov. 9, the...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Soul Brother, on Mar 28, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 28 comments | 49 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lynne Johnson will retire as police chief

Palo Alto Police Chief Lynne Johnson will retire and leave her job Dec. 19, City Manager James Keene announced Thursday following...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by steveo, on Mar 11, 2009 at 11:30 am | 139 comments | 4797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dies in crash on Sand Hill Road

A two-vehicle fatal collision on the border of Menlo Park and Palo Alto this morning left a woman dead and blocked both eastbound...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 22, 2008 at 4:55 pm | 4 comments | 2249 Views

SPORTS

Water polo title quests continue in CCS semis

The title defenses will continue four a quartet of water polo teams in the Central Coast Section semifinals today and Wednesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Coverage area, on Nov 21, 2008 at 7:24 am | 2 comments | 2231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big jump in transit riders reported this year

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus and rail ridership increased 12 percent October over last October, the...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Richard, on Nov 23, 2008 at 7:14 pm | 26 comments | 2665 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja will play for a CCS volleyball title

Something special happens when the Castilleja girls' volleyball team enters the postseason. No matter what has taken place...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by JohnB, on Nov 21, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2070 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women hope third time is a charm in NCAA soccer

This is no time for superstition. Besides, says Stanford junior midfielder Ali Riley, having lost in the third round of the...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Nov 21, 2008 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2074 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County planners approve Stanford study

The Santa Clara County Planning Commission, in a rare Palo Alto meeting Thursday night, unanimously recommended approval...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Palo Alto High School Grad & Stanford Alum, on Dec 7, 2008 at 11:27 am | 12 comments | 4042 Views

SPORTS

Local athletes sign up with their colleges of choice

Emily Hobbs received an appropriate sendoff from her classmates on Tuesday after signing a national letter of intent to row...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by regular joe, on Nov 21, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Setting the wrong example

My Nov. 7 column about school bullying in Palo Alto generated some thoughtful responses and triggered a thread on Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Ken, on Dec 15, 2008 at 11:15 am | 112 comments | 4039 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Blood Center sets donation record

The Stanford Blood Center in Palo Alto collected a record amount of blood donations on Tuesday as part of a competition,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 22, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 1943 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery suspect had been struggling mentally

Jeffrey Owen Smith, the Palo Alto man arrested Tuesday night and charged with robbing a purse from a woman in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Nov 25, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 20 comments | 4453 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Historic time for Paly football

It's appropriate that three generations of Palo Alto High football will be on hand for the historic state championship games...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Nov 21, 2008 at 10:31 pm | 2 comments | 2076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Taking the leash law into their own hands

Which laws are okay to break, and who gets to decide? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=4660...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Mama, on Dec 22, 2008 at 12:09 pm | 23 comments | 4895 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

An alliance to help make Palo Alto a 'sustainable community'

In recent weeks and months, a group of us in Palo Alto have forged a new organization, the "Alliance for a Livable Palo Alto,"...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Trapped, on Nov 30, 2008 at 11:52 pm | 44 comments | 4901 Views
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