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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest three people for burglary

Three people from Albania were arrested Thursday, Dec. 27, on commercial burglary and conspiracy charges at the Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:34 am | 30 comments | 2431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown Palo Alto liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Two men armed with handguns robbed a liquor store in Midtown Palo Alto on Saturday night, Dec. 29, and absconded with alcohol...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Local, on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:45 am | 21 comments | 6011 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain board elects new officers

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB), which owns and operates Caltrain, unanimously elected Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 1577 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Debniak has become a quiet force

Alex Debniak is not your average Stanford student-athlete. Peel back the layers, and you discover what an extraordinary journey...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Nancy, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 2 comments | 1190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chi-Chang Kao named new director of SLAC

An associate laboratory director at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has been named as the lab's fifth director, Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 3, 2013 at 6:07 pm | 3 comments | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

New safe-driving laws take effect in California

Texting while driving, red-light cameras and party buses are among the targets of new driving-related laws that took effect...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Don't Drive with gadgets, on Jan 3, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 18 comments | 2414 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Train horn noise

We recently moved to Palo Alto, we live 1200 ft away from rail tracks. On most nights, we wake up because of extremely loud...

Original post made by kamala on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 3, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 81 comments | 10845 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's top projects of 2012

Palo Alto's effort to reinvigorate the charming but neglected commercial strip of California Avenue sped ahead this year...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Local roots, on Jan 3, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 8 comments | 5991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do we need that large number of Police Officers Patrolling Palo Alto?

Do we need that large number of Police Officers Patrolling Palo Alto? here is what happened today: i placed an old computer...

Original post made by Old homewoener on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by fake 911 calls, on Jan 3, 2013 at 12:48 pm | 7 comments | 1455 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Some details may remain unknown about crash that killed three horses

With at least two routes to the northbound lane of Interstate 280 north of Alpine Road, the management at Webb Ranch in Ladera...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by DDee, on Jan 2, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 7 comments | 1663 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wins Rose Bowl over Wisconsin, 20-14

Usua Amanam's interception with 2:03 left in the game and two field goals by Jordan Williamson carried Stanford to a 20-14...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Peter Cao, on Jan 2, 2013 at 9:08 pm | 3 comments | 1514 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: A conversation with the Stanford Tree

Stanford grad Jonathan Strange talks to Lisa Van Dusen about what it takes to be the Stanford Tree, mascot of the Leland...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Boooring!, on Jan 2, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 5 comments | 2023 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CHP arrests 208 for DUI over New Year's weekend

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that it made the same number of DUI arrests in the Bay Area over the holiday compared...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 2, 2013 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 1542 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Top five trends of 2012

If there is one trend that has shaped Palo Alto's most fervent debates of 2012 it's the city's push to encourage dense development...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by dan, on Jan 2, 2013 at 5:41 pm | 4 comments | 3361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creeks recede, streets re-open as rain stops

Water levels at all Palo Alto creeks began dropping to less dangerous levels Sunday evening as rainfall stopped and storm...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Joe Teresi, on Jan 2, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 65 comments | 6230 Views

AROUND TOWN

I Wish...

Discrimination against the disabled in Palo Alto is entirely indicative of discrimination in society as a whole. I really...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jan 2, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing up on Embarcadero Road in the 50s

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Original post made by Marcia Temme Hardcastle on Nov. 2, 2006
Last comment by Lee b, on Jan 2, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 3 comments | 5570 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Catalytic-converter thefts on rise in Palo Alto

Thieves are targeting catalytic converters on the Peninsula and three thefts were reported in Palo Alto Friday and Saturday,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by lenehey, on Jan 2, 2013 at 10:01 am | 31 comments | 2227 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Photo gallery: Christmas Tree Lane

Christmas Tree Lane (Fulton Street between Embarcadero Road and Seale Avenue) has been a continuous Palo Alto tradition since...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 1, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 33 comments | 2120 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto to New Year revelers: 'Use a gun, go to jail'

Celebratory gunfire is getting a serious crackdown in East Palo Alto, where police plan to more than triple the number of...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Dumkopf, on Jan 1, 2013 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 1348 Views
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