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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local Judge Lucy Koh nominated to federal court

The Santa Clara County Superior Court judge presiding over panhandler Victor Frost's constitutional challenge to Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 2546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small Plane Down East of Skyline Near SLAC

Anyone else hear about this? Apparently a small plane (Cessna?) went down near Skyline BLVD just after noon. They've...

Original post made by McGrude on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 24, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 4 comments | 2353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

News Digest

Police to be on special 'Safe Passage' alert Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12307...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 24, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 2290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does anyone else have brown/yellow tap water?

I have noticed our bathroom tapwater has a strong brown/yellow discoloration? Does anyone else notice this? This has only...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Jan 24, 2010 at 8:04 pm | 4 comments | 2356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's in a Name?

The City Council Agenda for January 25th has a naming item. In the vicinity of University, High and Hamilton a piece of land...

Original post made by JW on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Jan 24, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 8 comments | 2311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents pony up $250,000 to entice donations for schools

A group of Palo Alto parents has come up with $250,000 to offer dollar-for-dollar matches of donations to an independent...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by sue, on Jan 24, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 2708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Musical maturity

Talent declares itself anywhere. In a crowded family room in Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood, the air is electrified by...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Another Big Fan, on Jan 24, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 4 comments | 2845 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO Streetwise: 'Tell us about your first kiss'

Editorial intern Mike Lata and videographer John Squire stood outside the Stanford Theatre in downtown Palo Alto early this...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Kimura, on Jan 24, 2010 at 10:28 am | 4 comments | 2575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man shot with Taser after assaulting police

A man who Palo Alto police said assaulted two officers, chipping one's tooth, was shot with a Taser and arrested Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by F Resident, on Jan 23, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 7 comments | 1884 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor testifies in Prop 8 trial

A judge presiding over a same-sex marriage trial in San Francisco heard testimony today from a Stanford University professor...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by To I Think, on Jan 23, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 40 comments | 3143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PIE's big donor benefits

Whoa! OK, I think this is pretty powerful blog about Palo Alto PIE, and our fundraising efforts. Why are we publishing...

Original post made by PALY Parent on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Geez, on Jan 23, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 98 comments | 5967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Haiti Relief Bake Sales at Local Schools

If you are willing to brave the rain, please come out and support the efforts of your local schools to provide relief to...

Original post made by Pamela on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by HPA, on Jan 23, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman injured in crash on I-280 Thursday

A woman injured in a rollover crash in Palo Alto during Thursday's storm was pulled from her overturned vehicle and transported...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside woman uninjured when oak hits car

A woman narrowly escaped serious injury or death in Portola Valley Tuesday when a large oak tree fell onto the car she was...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 23, 2010 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 1785 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another death on Meadow crossing?

Does anyone know more details about this? Isn't there supposed to be professional guards watching the crossing? http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14253535 ...

Original post made by What\'s happening on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 23, 2010 at 10:01 am | 3 comments | 1852 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zumot pleads 'not guilty' in girlfriend's death

Bulos Zumot, the suspect in the October death of 29-year-old Jennifer Schipsi, pleaded not guilty to murder and arson charges...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by MarinaBeau, on Jan 23, 2010 at 10:00 am | 12 comments | 3536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to report an abandoned car?

Does anyone know the maximum number of days a car is permitted to remain parked continuously (without being moved) on a city...

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 23, 2010 at 9:25 am | 8 comments | 3006 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged crack dealers arrested in Menlo Park

Police arrested a Menlo Park couple allegedly selling crack cocaine out of their apartment near Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 23, 2010 at 5:04 am | 16 comments | 2763 Views

SPORTS

Paly tunes up for big week with a big hoops win

With plenty at stake in next week, the Palo Alto boys' basketball team perhaps reached a crossroad on Wednesday as it trailed...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by joshua gould, on Jan 22, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 2218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton boys win basketball tourney title

Capping a successful three-game appearance at the North Monterey County Tournament, the Menlo-Atherton boys' basketball team...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Scott Gharda, on Jan 22, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 2404 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
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Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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