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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police auditor to investigate 'racial-profiling'

The police auditor whose investigation is expected to shed light on Palo Alto's debate over racial profiling will receive...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:22 am | 37 comments | 2007 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study: Premature-birth drug has no benefit

A drug commonly used to prevent premature births has no benefit in prolonging pregnancies, according to a study by the Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by I was 28 weeks, on Nov 30, 2008 at 10:59 pm | 5 comments | 1801 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Airport: asset or money pit?

Depending on whom you ask, the Palo Alto Airport is either an underperforming money vacuum or a valuable and potentially...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by LVzBxIUjFIeGeOE, on Apr 13, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 46 comments | 2537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local homeless programs are in jeopardy

InnVision, which operates the Urban Ministry outreach program for homeless people in Palo Alto, along with a winter shelter...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by chrisk, on Dec 4, 2008 at 10:15 am | 8 comments | 1941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our Town: Stanford growth challenged

When Stanford received a new general use permit (GUP) in 2000 from Santa Clara County, the approval allowed Stanford to build...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by Stanford researcher, on Nov 29, 2008 at 5:43 pm | 3 comments | 1817 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may delay costly bike-sharing program

Palo Alto may scrap its plans for a Paris-style bike-sharing program in favor of a more regional and less costly approach. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by T, from Duveneck/St Francis, on Dec 2, 2008 at 5:41 pm | 27 comments | 1949 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Paly advances to CCS football championship

Palo Alto will play in its fourth straight Central Coast Section football championship game following a 38-8 blasting of...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by hraffel, on Jan 9, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 12 comments | 2245 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: The best gift of all for the holidays ...

I recently attended a full-day workshop sponsored by Kara, our Palo Alto-based nonprofit devoted to grief support for children...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lanny, on Dec 13, 2008 at 6:29 am | 3 comments | 1823 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report: Police tampered with Taser recordings

An audio-video forensics expert has called into question the integrity of Palo Alto police conduct following a March 15 incident...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by watchdog, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:32 am | 32 comments | 2226 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton gets second chance in CCS football

For the Menlo-Atherton football team, this year is all about last year when the Bears saw their sensational season end in...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Woodside Community member, on Dec 1, 2008 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 2063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

Johnson's retirement Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10001 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 2, 2008 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 2066 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police lured, pulled man from van before Tasing

Testimony began Monday in the criminal case of a homeless man who became violent and was Tased by Palo Alto police officers...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Judith LoVuolo-Bhushan, on Dec 4, 2008 at 7:22 pm | 32 comments | 2710 Views

SPORTS

Property Committee to discuss Paly fields

Plans to improve the soccer and baseball fields at Palo Alto High School may be timely, but some community members questioned...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by John Dusterberry, on Dec 5, 2008 at 9:27 am | 4 comments | 2094 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill would require more use of renewable energy

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, that would require state utilities to buy one-third of their energy...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 3, 2008 at 3:05 am | 4 comments | 2345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feeding body and soul

In a small warehouse off Bay Road in East Palo Alto, more than 100 people gathered for a Thanksgiving celebration Nov. 23,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by ???, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 1896 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friends, family recall 'amazing, loving' Seidman

The memorial service for Phyllis Seidman, who died Tuesday night after she was struck by an SUV in Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Driver, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:38 pm | 128 comments | 4412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto delays local bike-share program

Palo Alto has temporarily scrapped its plans for a local bicycle-sharing program to pursue a leading role in a regional project....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Bernard & Jane Leitner, on Dec 3, 2008 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1916 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford president takes 10 percent pay cut

Stanford President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy, along with members of the university's cabinet, are taking...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Lori, on Dec 4, 2008 at 11:16 am | 7 comments | 1741 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Castilleja advances to state volleyball finals

Payback can be sweet. The Castilleja girls' volleyball team learned that with its biggest victory of the season, one that...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Proud Parent, on Dec 3, 2008 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 2085 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA police arrest couple on drug, other charges

A man and a woman from San Jose were arrested by Palo Alto police Tuesday afternoon on drug and other charges triggered by...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Dec 4, 2008 at 11:54 am | 7 comments | 1747 Views
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