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AROUND TOWN

Caltrain opens new California Avenue platform

A new platform for northbound riders at Caltrain's California Avenue station in Palo Alto opened on Saturday, part of $35...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Richard, on Nov 26, 2008 at 9:00 pm | 23 comments | 2153 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves targeting really expensive bicycles

Palo Alto police are seeking thieves who tarket high-end bicycles, worth between $1,000 and $10,000, Agent Dan Ryan reported...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 29, 2008 at 4:33 pm | 23 comments | 2214 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barack the Magic Negro

Rush Limbaugh has been playing a song on his radio show titled "Barack the Magic Negro". You can guess what the song is...

Original post made by Donald on Dec. 27, 2008
Last comment by Appleaire follow me, on May 2, 2009 at 11:51 pm | 23 comments | 2060 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman stuck on island near Bixby Park in baylands

PAFD has been trying to rescue a woman who has been stuck on an island in the baylands near Bixby Park. The call came in...

Original post made by qq on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jan 13, 2009 at 11:30 am | 23 comments | 3739 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Van crashes through guardrail on Oregon overpass

A Ford van driven by a 20-year-old man lost control about 10:45 p.m. Thursday and crashed through a guardrail on Alma Street...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by h, on Jan 21, 2009 at 10:59 am | 23 comments | 2183 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic report: more cars heading to Palo Alto?

In some ways, the new report examining the traffic impacts of the two mammoth Stanford University developments says less...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by hmmmmm, on Jan 26, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 23 comments | 2226 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown Longs Drugs store robbed Thursday night

A man wearing a black trench coat and carrying a rifle robbed a Longs Drugs store in Midtown Palo Alto Thursday night, police...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by twosides, on Jan 29, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 23 comments | 2377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reflective dome over hockey rink irks neighbors

The dome enclosing Sun Microsystems Chairman Scott McNealy's 7,000-square-foot hockey rink is reflecting too much sunlight,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by GR, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 23 comments | 2212 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police lieutenant ends 'security' job

The Palo Alto police lieutenant who moonlighted as a consultant for Page Mill Properties has ended his arrangement with the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Richard Alala, on Sep 22, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 23 comments | 1925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford-owned luxury hotel to open April 2

A 123-room luxury hotel owned by Stanford University will open April 2 on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park. The Rosewood Sand...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Jul 25, 2009 at 2:23 am | 23 comments | 1833 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility workers challenge fraud allegations

Falsified tests. Conspiring managers. Unqualified workers. The phrases have been repeated in media reports and conversations...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by sickoflies, on Jul 23, 2009 at 6:58 am | 23 comments | 2037 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto police to attend Oakland officers' funeral

A number of officers from the Palo Alto Police Department will attend a public funeral Friday for four Oakland police officers...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by RACE-another 4 letter word, on Apr 2, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 23 comments | 1723 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another attempt to raise our Health Insurance rates

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090328/ap_on_go_co/insurers_out_of_network The Senate is looking at how insurance companies...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 1, 2009 at 11:40 am | 23 comments | 1803 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health care chat with Hal Luft today

Harold S. "Hal" Luft will be live on TownSquare to talk with readers about his, and their, ideas for national health care...

Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 14, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 23 comments | 2720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans deep cuts to close budget gap

Faced with a $10 million budget shortfall in 2010, City Manager James Keene is proposing to trim employee compensation, delay...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 4, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 23 comments | 2263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man hit by car while walking on Highway 101

A 35-year-old man who was walking on U.S. Highway 101 in Redwood City died this morning after he was hit by a Mazda driven...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by El Chorizo, on Sep 16, 2010 at 9:28 am | 23 comments | 1913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Boost anti-suicide programs,' Ojakians urge

The death of a Gunn High School student Tuesday should be used to boost suicide-prevention and mental-health programs in...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 8, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 23 comments | 1843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain may cut weekend service, raise fares

Caltrain has announced possible service and fare changes to be implemented as early as October. At a board of directors meeting...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 18, 2009 at 11:13 am | 23 comments | 1873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year-round schools here?

Japan has year-round academics - they get 2-3 weeks off in April or May as their break. Would a year-round program work...

Original post made by Parent on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by belle, on May 21, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 23 comments | 2180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan to receive Congressional Gold Medal

An 85-year old Palo Alto woman will receive the Congressional Gold Medal, the White House announced July 1. Margaret Phelan...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Radar, on Jul 9, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 23 comments | 1717 Views
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