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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury selection begins in EPA cop murder trial

The selection of a jury in the trial of Alberto Alvarez, accused of killing East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May in...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by ms b, on Mar 24, 2009 at 7:09 pm | 3 comments | 2372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County skeptical over Stanford plan

How much additional development could the Stanford University campus handle? That's the question Palo Alto and Santa Clara...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by OK with me, on Mar 24, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 4 comments | 2278 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gang evidence is out of EPA cop murder case

Any evidence that Alberto Alvarez was a member of the Sacramento Street gang in January 2006 when he allegedly shot and killed...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by m.b, on Mar 24, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 10 comments | 2566 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford physician to receive Saudi prize

Ronald Levy, a Stanford University School of Medicine physician and cancer expert, has been named the recipient of the 2009...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by John Lents, on Mar 24, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 5 comments | 2212 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Party crashers' trigger shootings -- man dies

A 32-year-old man was killed and four other people injured in an East Palo Alto shooting spree Friday night, believed to...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 24, 2009 at 10:15 am | 40 comments | 2503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking Cubberley grads from 1963, '64, and '65

I´m from the Cubberley High School class of '63, and we have not had a reunion in 20 years. So we are tentatively planning...

Original post made by Wink Winkleman on Mar. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford, others honored for water conservation

Stanford University, Applied Materials and Redwood City were all recognized Monday for taking a lead in Silicon Valley's...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Hank, on Mar 24, 2009 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 2822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three police sergeants dead, suspect killed in East Oakland

Given the shooting of 5 police officers and the recent gang shooting in Palo Alto, we need to reevaluate our PC approach...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Clean it up!, on Mar 24, 2009 at 8:41 am | 26 comments | 2392 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Stanford's Ogwumike shines in the NCAA hoop spotlight

Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds as the second-ranked Cardinal defeated...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Caitlin, on Mar 24, 2009 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 2909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SLAC to get $68.3M in federal recovery funds

The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) will receive $68.3 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 24, 2009 at 2:32 am | 2 comments | 2135 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FBI, police release list of 'Taliban' gang arrests

More than 500 FBI agents and police from more than 20 agencies fanned out over the Bay Area on Saturday, executing search...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by epoch, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 7305 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford men still playing basketball

The Stanford men's basketball team will continue playing in the College Basketball Invitational after beating host Wichita...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Go Cardinal!!, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 1 comment | 2178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Verde PTA hosts Boundary Discussion

Garland Boundary Discussion, March 18 @ 7 PM Scott Laurence with the Garland Boundary Committee and Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made by Palo Verde Parent on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Mar 23, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 22 comments | 2712 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sixth anniversary of Iraq war to be marked

Members of the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center will gather at Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo Alto Thursday evening to mark...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 23, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 30 comments | 4896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cost to open Cubberley?

Flush with Measure A funds, the district is moving forward with expanding Gunn and Paly campuses in the most expensive ways...

Original post made by Frugal on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Frugal, on Mar 23, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 21 comments | 2345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto median home prices in 94306 have dropped 48.6%, according to San Jose Merc

Here's a link to the March 21, 2009 article on median home prices and sales in Santa Clara County by ZIP code: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_11959743?IADID=Search-www.mercuryne...

Original post made by Location Location Location on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 23, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 10 comments | 2278 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Geithner speaks, stock market jumps 400 points

The recession is not over, but is the end in sight? http://money.cnn.com/2009/03/23/markets/markets_newyork/ ...

Original post made by Tim on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 23, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 2163 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community meeting on high-speed rail tonight

Palo Altans concerned about California's proposed high-speed rail system will have a chance to learn more about the project...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Millie Mario, on Mar 23, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 2249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spring in Guadalupe Gardens, San Jose

Annual Spring in Guadalupe Gardens event celebrates gardening, environment A celebration of the out-of-doors, with...

Original post made by Friends of Guadalupe on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2016 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are you looking for a home?

I'd like to talk to real people who are looking to buy a home -- ideally who set out last year but got discouraged, didn't...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, Palo Alto Weekly associate editor on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2044 Views
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