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Son of Barry Bonds arrested in Menlo Park

The son of Barry Bonds, who holds the lifetime and single-year Major League home run records, was arrested in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by stool, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:59 am | 24 comments | 1320 Views


Alvarez's mother testifies: He was a good son

The mother of the man convicted of murdering East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May told jurors during the penalty phase...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Seriously, on Dec 14, 2009 at 3:02 pm | 24 comments | 1456 Views


A changing vision

Most Palo Altans never hear about the Comprehensive Plan. If they do, they're usually livid about a proposed new building...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Civitas, on Dec 23, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 24 comments | 2342 Views


Police arrest three for stealing 87 bras

Three people were arrested Tuesday (Feb. 16) for stealing 87 bras from the Victoria's Secret store at Stanford Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 26, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 24 comments | 2300 Views


Review: 'Green Zone'

Those naysayers who questioned the appropriation of the Iraq War for entertainment purposes in the newly minted Best Picture...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:18 am | 24 comments | 3517 Views


Does Palo Alto need three post-offices?

Further to this story about the US Postal service deficit Does...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Fredia, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:08 pm | 24 comments | 2344 Views


Audit: Third of Palo Alto's city cars underused

Palo Alto officials have halted the city's vehicle-replacement program after an audit found that more than a third of the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by musical, on Apr 18, 2010 at 1:46 am | 24 comments | 1578 Views


State audit blasts High-Speed Rail Authority

California's controversial high-speed-rail project risks major delays because of poor planning, a shaky business plan and...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Frank, on May 3, 2010 at 10:10 pm | 24 comments | 2232 Views


Senior Cut Day at Paly

It has been explained to me that there was a traditional senior cut day, next Monday, at Paly and seniors did not have to...

Original post made by Parent of Paly Senior on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by back then....., on May 20, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 24 comments | 2420 Views


Burns pegged to lead Palo Alto Fire Department

Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns will take over the top job in the city's Fire Department while the city looks for a permanent...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by A Grateful Palo Alto Resident, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 2553 Views


Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton Council members knowingly break the law

Thanks to Palo Alto resident and watchdog Herb Borock we now know the Mayor of Palo Alto Part Burt, the Mayor of Menlo Park...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Jul 14, 2010 at 8:08 am | 24 comments | 2349 Views


School board backs lower tax threshold

Saying they want to help cash-starved schools throughout California, members of the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Aug 1, 2010 at 9:10 pm | 24 comments | 2537 Views


Palo Alto drops plan to repeal binding arbitration

Palo Alto's proposal to repeal the binding-arbitration provision in the City Charter died Monday night when the City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by who cares, on Aug 5, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 24 comments | 2211 Views


Palo Alto slab-foundation homes at risk for gas leaks

Homes with gas lines beneath slab foundations -- commonly built in Palo Alto in the mid 1900s -- are at risk of gas leaks...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 24, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 24 comments | 4562 Views


Greg Brown mural in downtown Palo Alto restored

Artist Greg Brown performed restoration work over the weekend on "Man Pushing Cat in Stroller," his fanciful mural in downtown...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by James, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:59 am | 24 comments | 2454 Views


Palo Alto tries to locate missing 'public benefits'

Spurred by a group of land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto planners are trying to resurrect some of the "public benefits" that local...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by PA Resident, on Sep 24, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 24 comments | 1816 Views


'Alternative high schools' used to be Palo Alto's solution to overstressed students

I've heard parents talk about how their kids "survived" Palo Alto's high schools. My own school years in Palo Alto during...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 7, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 24 comments | 3126 Views


Opponents of firefighter measure raise $58,000

A coalition of former Palo Alto mayors has raised more than $58,000 to defeat a ballot measure that would lock in firefighter...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 8, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 24 comments | 1815 Views


'No parking' signs to greet President Obama in Palo Alto

Northern Palo Alto is flooded with "no parking" signs in preparation for tonight's scheduled fundraising visit by President...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 24 comments | 1746 Views


Some musings on the state domestic economy

I am not a professional economist, but I do watch events and trends. I see that public worker unions, which have a monopoly...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Gary, on Nov 16, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 24 comments | 1938 Views
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