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PALO ALTO ISSUES

SF Creek anti-flood plans move forward -- at last

An ambitious plan to tame the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek by widening a downstream channel and lowering a marshlands...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 2271 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bridging troubled waters

Major construction projects (and, consequently, swelling water bills) may help explain why Palo Alto's water-efficiency programs...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Jul 26, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 5 comments | 3993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why does Anyone Think Palo Alto is a Quiet Suburb?

When I moved to Palo Alto I knew a lot about the place I was going to live. I knew about Stanford where I was going to graduate...

Original post made by stephen levy on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Irvin, on Jul 26, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 149 comments | 11091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter buzz in midtown at 4am?

A helicopter buzzed our house in midtown at around 4am July 19. It was going low and very slow. So low that we could feel...

Original post made by sleepless in palo alto on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 7 comments | 1956 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Staff: Wider-streets initiative should avoid ballot

A grassroots proposal to require wider private streets in Palo Alto should be adopted by the City Council before it ever...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Smokey, on Jul 26, 2009 at 11:34 am | 11 comments | 2124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn community gathers to honor classmate

Chairs had to be stacked against the walls to make room for a tight, standing-room-only crowd at a celebration of the life...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by get help, you aren't alone., on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:58 am | 45 comments | 4388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford-owned luxury hotel to open April 2

A 123-room luxury hotel owned by Stanford University will open April 2 on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park. The Rosewood Sand...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Jul 25, 2009 at 2:23 am | 23 comments | 4766 Views

SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 14s move closer to a title

After losing their first game of the Northern California State Tournament, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 14-year-old all-stars...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by HAYSTACK, on Jul 25, 2009 at 1:32 am | 1 comment | 2316 Views

SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 14s split NorCal all-star games

Through the opening weekend of the Northern California State Tournament, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 14-year-old all-stars split...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by HAYSTACK, on Jul 25, 2009 at 1:27 am | 2 comments | 2441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College counselors hurtful, Gunn grads say

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Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Joana Mandoli, on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 41 comments | 5937 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Heroin suspect charged with four felonies

Adan Alfonso Romero of East Palo Alto has been charged with four felony counts stemming from the largest heroin bust in San...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police promotions take effect

Promotions of a Palo Alto police lieutenant, two sergeants, six police agents, four new agents and a communications manager...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 10 comments | 3009 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police interupt attempted break-in at JLS

Palo Alto police cited a juvenile male with attempted burglary Sunday night after he and two others were caught trying to...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 13 comments | 2087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kicking off a new league

A brand-new sporting league is in town -- with a twist. Big Kid Sports (BKS) will offer its members a chance to play sports...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chris - San Mateo, CA, on Jul 24, 2009 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 2347 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto youth granted a way into the wild

Youth Community Services in Palo Alto has received a $20,000 Impact Fund grant from the Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Joe M., on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:08 am | 7 comments | 2155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo, Simitian host high-speed rail discussion

State Sen. Joe Simitian will join Congresswoman Anna Eshoo at a meeting in Menlo Park Saturday to discuss the controversial...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 24, 2009 at 7:15 am | 18 comments | 2943 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Killing the Cronkite thread - probably my fault

Last night at 9:30 I clicked the "report objectionable content" link on a Cronkite thread post and followed up with a posting...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 7 comments | 1886 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cities blast state plan to 'borrow' local funds

Palo Alto and other cities around California are rallying against the state budget proposal, which would grab millions of...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:40 pm | 7 comments | 2620 Views

AROUND TOWN

American flag set on fire in Palo Alto yard

Police in Palo Alto responded to a report of a small blaze Friday to find someone had set fire to an American flag on display...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 15 comments | 2063 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cocaine, cash, cars seized in major drug bust

A two-year investigation into a major South Bay drug trafficking operation resulted in 14 arrests and the seizure of large...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Chico, on Jul 23, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 12 comments | 2726 Views
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