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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One year later, questions remain about train/car collision

A year after Indiana resident Judith Goldblatt was killed when a train hit her rental car at the Charleston Road crossing,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Reorganize, on Apr 18, 2012 at 11:29 am | 47 comments | 5890 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire department defends pancake-breakfast alert

When 27,000 Palo Alto residents received an emergency alert telling them about an upcoming fire department pancake breakfast,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Bruce Li, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 47 comments | 34559 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Metals fire put out; 'Shelter in place' lifted

After extinguishing the metals fire that prompted "shelter in place" alerts from several Peninsula cities, Redwood City announced...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Shut it down, on Dec 17, 2013 at 11:21 am | 47 comments | 25831 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

So Much For Us Being Greeted As Liberators

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Original post made by EnoughAlready on Jan. 24, 2007
Last comment by Ron, on Jan 29, 2007 at 5:40 pm | 47 comments | 6305 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US funding al Queda?

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Original post made by Jag Singh on Mar. 1, 2007
Last comment by Silver Bullet, on Mar 8, 2007 at 3:41 pm | 47 comments | 6705 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hoover Institution gets $10 million gift

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Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by Rummy is Sticky, on Dec 1, 2007 at 3:16 pm | 47 comments | 5268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hoover director defends Rumsfeld appointment

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Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by ., on Nov 12, 2007 at 8:59 am | 47 comments | 4565 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Obama Motor Co.

"Back in December, in an economy far, far away, then-CEO Rick Wagoner tossed out the scary cost to taxpayers of $100 billion...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by the Haters cannot give up, on Jul 28, 2012 at 11:29 am | 47 comments | 3126 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. Energy Secretary Chu looks to innovation to solve warming crisis

Predicting dire consequences if the country conducts "business as usual," U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu outlined a...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by True Cost, on Oct 22, 2009 at 6:14 am | 47 comments | 5507 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why not death panels?

Sarah Palin is a small town rural hick, but she has stumbled onto a good idea, even though she opposes it. We need to cut...

Original post made by James on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:09 am | 47 comments | 2293 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto gives green light to Mi Pueblo

The supermarket Mi Pueblo will move into East Palo Alto after all, after the City Council approved its liquor license and...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by tell it like it is!, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 47 comments | 3645 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reactions to death of Osama bin Laden

"That he's dead is part of the healing process," said Harold Schapelhouman, chief at the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Loyal Imperialiat, on Jun 9, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 47 comments | 8844 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Approve open space Measure AA

It is not an overstatement to say that the creation of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in 1972 is the single...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by THE REAL PLAN, on May 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 47 comments | 7493 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Exploding toilets' surprise residents

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Original post made on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by Tom, on Sep 12, 2007 at 6:21 pm | 47 comments | 21742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand plans for San Antonio shopping center

The developer in contract to buy 16 acres of the San Antonio shopping center released conceptual plans on Tuesday that promise...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Nov 4, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 47 comments | 7614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto votes to fight PG&E 'power grab'

Palo Alto will battle a PG&E-backed statewide ballot initiative that would make it more difficult for public electricity...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, on Feb 8, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 47 comments | 7897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg buys historic Palo Alto home

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly purchased a historic home in Palo Alto that was once owned by a Palo Alto pioneer....

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 19, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 47 comments | 22385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ban on car dwelling heads to City Council

Palo Alto's status as the only city in the area to allow living in vehicles could end on July 25, when the City Council is...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Aug 29, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 47 comments | 5289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Bowl, the Midpeninsula's last alley, to close Sept. 16

Palo Alto Bowl owner Rhythm Smith sat Monday facing a sea of empty lanes, wringing her hands -- her left, with its long,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by So sad., on Sep 16, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 47 comments | 4312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Juana Briones property up for sale

The embattled property where Palo Alto pioneer rancher Juana Briones once built her home is up for sale for $5.3 million,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:03 am | 47 comments | 4944 Views
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