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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty in toddler shooting

Sergio Sanchez pleaded not guilty in court Monday in connection with the accidental shooting death of a 2-year-old last Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 13, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 4 comments | 1700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks fed $$ for fiber, police, streets

Palo Alto officials have identified 10 projects that they feel stand a good chance of getting federal "stimulus" funds from...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by jardins, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 1681 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman gets purse snatched in Palo Alto

A woman walking home after work near downtown Palo Alto Monday afternoon had her purse grabbed from her by a man who then...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jan 15, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 21 comments | 2391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police recover counterfeit money

Palo Alto police arrested two people early Sunday morning on drug charges and ended up recovering more than $2,000 in counterfeit...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Dave Flohr, on Jan 14, 2009 at 12:37 am | 6 comments | 1761 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PUBLIC AGENDA: Architectural Review Board, public hearing on Lytton Plaza

The Palo Alto Architectural Review Board is scheduled to continue its public hearing on Lytton Plaza. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1823 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zoning out

The now notorious "PC" zone allows developers to build projects bigger and denser than zoning allows, as long as the projects...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by kbgkbgnet, on Feb 27, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 10 comments | 1841 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

License-plate scanners worry civil libertarians

Palo Alto police officers will soon be able to collect and store license-plate numbers from passing cars without lifting...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 1603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district prioritizes plans for 2009

The impact of state budget cuts, changes to school-attendance boundaries and staff development are top priorities for Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 18, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 5 comments | 1909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

License-plate scanners worry civil libertarians

Palo Alto police officers will soon be able to collect and store license-plate numbers from passing cars without lifting...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 16, 2009 at 6:35 pm | 27 comments | 2225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Binkley found not guilty by reason of insanity

A jury concluded Tuesday morning that Sargent Binkley was legally insane during his armed robbery of a Mountain View Walgreens...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by OneWhoKnows, on Jan 14, 2009 at 11:58 pm | 8 comments | 1729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district preps for Draconian budget cuts

Palo Alto schools may face Draconian budget cuts due to the state budget crisis, school board members were warned Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2009 at 10:58 am | 31 comments | 2448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We need an 'educational stimulus' plan, too: more scholarships

I have been working hard recently to pay college tuition for my two daughters. During a reflective slowdown over the holidays,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Forget it, on Jan 16, 2009 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1858 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cops to offer Citizens Police Academy

The Palo Alto Police Department is inviting community members to participate in its 23rd Citizens Police Academy, which begins...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by lol, on Jan 14, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 10 comments | 1784 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Purse-snatching unrelated to other robberies

Palo Alto police are investigating a Monday afternoon purse snatching carried out several weeks after a series of street...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by To PA Walker, on Jan 14, 2009 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs takes leave of absence, citing health issues

Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced Wednesday that he will take a leave of absence until the end of June because of health concerns....

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Jan 17, 2009 at 9:43 am | 17 comments | 2040 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial of doctor for illegal prescription delayed

A trial in San Mateo County Superior Court for a Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressant pills to...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Clotho, on Jan 14, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan Liz Kniss named Board of Supervisors chair, uh, president

Liz Kniss of Palo Alto has been elected "president" — no longer "chair" at her request — of the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 14, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 5 comments | 1697 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The power of words

Jeff Mendelman continues pacing the stage with a firm grip on his microphone, even though his voice has broken with emotion....

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Pink-ribbon sweatshop' sale on Sunday

The NorCal Gals — otherwise known as Gunn High School teachers — are throwing a fundraiser Sunday to sponsor...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Straight from the heart

A middle-aged woman is admitted to the emergency room with chest pains. To everyone's surprise — including her doctor...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Carmel dweller, on Jan 24, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 2073 Views
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