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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police candidates reach out to public

Days after Fairfield Police Chief Kenton Rainey announced he would resign from the city's police department in early September,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Black is Black, on Aug 23, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 11 comments | 1940 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Manager Keene Increases Staffing to CM Office

Transparency and accountability? Keene adds more management to his office while he and Council preach structural change to...

Original post made by city worker on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Aug 23, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 3238 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wag the dog? Tom Ridge says GWB exaggerated terrorist threats to win the 2004 election.

Tom Ridge was the Secretary of Homeland Security under George W. Bush. He says that Bush cronies John Ashcroft and Don Rumsfeld...

Original post made by Tom on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 10 comments | 3306 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible train suicide at W. Meadow Friday night

A possible suicide or fatality involving a Caltrain occurred about 10:30 p.m. Friday night at West Meadow Drive in Palo Alto....

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by bellag, on Aug 23, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 146 comments | 4332 Views

AROUND TOWN

City skeptical about Children's Hospital design

A revised plan to expand the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital ran into a skeptical group of Palo Alto Architectural Review...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Zebra, on Aug 23, 2009 at 6:29 pm | 26 comments | 2494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pastor lauds Palo Alto police for 'better behavior'

Months after he urged the Palo Alto Police Department to diffuse its tension with the city's minority communities, the pastor...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Aug 23, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 27 comments | 5237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto properties buck the down-market tide

Palo Alto properties appear to be holding their own in value, according to the Santa Clara County Assessor's 2009 Annual...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by I don't get it, on Aug 23, 2009 at 5:33 pm | 21 comments | 2791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project to launch Saturday

Got a good story to tell about something that happened to you in Palo Alto? Through a new video project, the Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by DZ, on Aug 23, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 5 comments | 1970 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Google employee charged with grand theft

A Google employee entrusted with maintaining the Internet giant's server installations countrywide has been arrested for...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Steve C., on Aug 23, 2009 at 7:01 am | 8 comments | 2044 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$2,500 per year allowance for aspirin

How about some REAL STRUCTURAL CHANGE!!!! In addition to healthcare plan, Managers and Professional Personnel and Council...

Original post made by city worker on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 22, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 1851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Check out the Weekly's unintentional cover

Is it just me, or did anyone else read it as something besides "MILE" since the bottom bar of the capital E was buried in...

Original post made by Hmm on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by To Not So Funny, on Aug 22, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 9 comments | 1787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bowlers fight to save Palo Alto landmark

A group of bowlers dismayed about a plan to demolish the Palo Alto Bowl plan to petition the Palo Alto City Council to save...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 22, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 23 comments | 2646 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Race Card

The race card has been pulled again. This time by the President of the United States, Obama without knowing all the facts...

Original post made by Inappropriate use of prestige on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Bob Dylan post, on Aug 22, 2009 at 12:21 pm | 161 comments | 5310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla plans to move headquarters to Palo Alto

Tesla Motors, whose sleek, flashy roadsters have become a visible emblem of Bay Area's growing electric-car industry, is...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 22, 2009 at 9:59 am | 37 comments | 3554 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Opportunity Center Police Action in Progress

I just drove by the Opportunity Center on my way back from the Palo Alto Medical Clinic. There were seven (7!) police...

Original post made by Bob on Aug. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1986 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Frost's residence

Our City Attorney said the address on the envelope shown is a legitimate address - the USPS disagrees. Palo Alto could save...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Lady Mom, on Aug 21, 2009 at 11:21 am | 30 comments | 2758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Timpkin, Thompson to be honored by ISHOF in September ceremony

William R. "Tim" Timken, Jr. and Jenny Thompson have enriched the Stanford swimming program years after leaving their legacy...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Terry Gamble, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 2056 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four auto burglaries reported in Barron Park

A man described as 5'11" and wearing a dark jogging suit with white shoes is believed to have burglarized four vehicles near...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by lol, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:01 am | 6 comments | 2412 Views

MOVIES

Jeanne Aufmuth's top films

1. Slumdog Millionaire: Danny Boyle directed with unwavering homage to India's teeming favelas and one young man's steadfast...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by East Coast, on Aug 21, 2009 at 6:14 am | 3 comments | 5455 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police see spike in catalytic converter thefts

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Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by GearHead, on Aug 21, 2009 at 5:52 am | 14 comments | 2754 Views
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