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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed by train in Palo Alto identified

A pedestrian who was struck and killed by a train in Palo Alto on Friday has been identified, the Santa Clara County Coroner's...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Feb 13, 2013 at 2:45 am | 32 comments | 1875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect arrested for Palo Alto kidnap, rape, attempted murder

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the kidnap, rape and attempted murder of a Palo Alto woman on early Saturday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 12, 2013 at 10:31 pm | 33 comments | 3830 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto seeks grant funds to revamp transit center

The City Council plans to consider tonight a list of projects that could qualify for the One Bay Area Grant, a program that...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Just the facts, please., on Feb 12, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 23 comments | 1082 Views

AROUND TOWN

"We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any 'member' name you wish."

PaloAltoOnline.com asks that posters use their real names, which in my opinion means your full, real name (Chris Zaharias,...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Norman Carroll -used to be registered, on Feb 12, 2013 at 4:22 pm | 72 comments | 1816 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police chief invites public on 'virtual ride-along'

Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns will don his police uniform, get behind the wheel of a patrol car and bring the community...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 12, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 9 comments | 1018 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed at gunpoint near Greer Park

A man was robbed at gunpoint in the carport of an apartment complex on the 1000 block of Tanland Drive on Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by my 2 cents, on Feb 12, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 41 comments | 19756 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

AT&T's sweeping antenna plan wins final OK

A contentious plan by AT&T to mount dozens of antennas on utility poles throughout Palo Alto cruised to the finish line Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by whatajoke, on Feb 12, 2013 at 10:32 am | 23 comments | 3995 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Google buses reflect region in need of traffic, housing solutions

Google buses rolling up and down U.S. Highway 101 symbolize the new Silicon Valley -- and are reminders that regional solutions...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Feb 11, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 40 comments | 1853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Burt, Schmid, Berman, Kniss for council

In the last Palo Alto City Council election in 2009, with 14 candidates, voters overwhelmingly reelected Larry Klein to his...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Feb 11, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 43 comments | 4511 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Google buses reflect region in need of traffic, housing solutions

Google buses rolling up and down U.S. Highway 101 symbolize the new Silicon Valley — and are potent reminders that...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Not all the credit, on Feb 11, 2013 at 7:23 pm | 5 comments | 1103 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Make the Bay Area a single Silicon Valley Region

This is the sort of idea that makes so much sense to me. I am glad that the powers that be are starting to think along these...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by identity, on Feb 11, 2013 at 3:15 pm | 4 comments | 799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walk-in retail law center to open in Palo Alto

Raj Abhyanker wants to change the public's perception of lawyers, streamline part of the legal process and resurrect the...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Feb 11, 2013 at 2:34 pm | 19 comments | 4996 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

The Post with the most Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18421 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Feb 10, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 6 comments | 1123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students advance in Intel science contest

More than a dozen local teens, including three from Gunn High School, are among 300 students from across the country named...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by bump, on Feb 9, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 7 comments | 5834 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Beating the flu bug

It was a terrifying way to start the new year. Feeling wiped out and congested, Menlo Park resident Candace Peterson took...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wife of M.D., on Feb 9, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 11 comments | 4524 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cyclist's account of Woodside road-rage event

A Portola Valley resident said he was among 100 or so cyclists at the scene of a road-rage incident involving a pickup truck...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 9, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 130 comments | 5253 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Housing Bubble in Palo Alto blown by Chinese money

Housing prices are going through the roof again. Although people say that Palo Alto prices never go down that is not true....

Original post made by Calder on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by values, on Feb 9, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 51 comments | 2239 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Avenidas salutes community contributors

Six accomplished community members, selected from a list of more than 40, can add being winners of the annual Avenidas Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sends massive office proposal back to drawing board

An ambitious proposal to build a dense office complex next to the AOL building on Page Mill Road received a cool reception...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by belrt, on Feb 9, 2013 at 11:21 am | 14 comments | 9420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City racks up costs as Cal Ave streetscape project evolves

When Palo Alto officials unanimously approved in 2011 a controversial plan to reduce lanes and make a host of streetscape...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by nailed by a car, on Feb 9, 2013 at 10:14 am | 62 comments | 4738 Views
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