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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver to go to trial for fatal Mountain View crash

Matthew Pumar, the driver accused of hitting and killing Mountain View resident William Ware last June, will stand trial...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jimmy, on Jan 5, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 1062 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt for prowler turns up empty-handed

A man who prowled outside a woman's bathroom after she had showered eluded Palo Alto police on New Year's Eve, police Sgt....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ???2, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 1296 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Spare the Air alert issued for New Year's Day

The Bay Area will ring in the new year with a Spare the Air Day on Tuesday, Jan. 1, air quality officials have announced. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:29 pm | 19 comments | 2092 Views

AROUND TOWN

How did horses get on Interstate 280?

Why and how four horses from Webb Ranch got onto Interstate 280 on Saturday, Dec. 29, is unclear. Three of the horses were...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 8 comments | 2268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2013: The Year of the Future

With the post-recession triage now in the past and local sales-tax revenues climbing, 2013 promises to be a year of regrouping,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Boring, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 1817 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fiscal cliff: estate tax opinions?

Can someone who thinks the estate tax is a good thing tell me why they think so? As I'm examining fiscal cliff impacts, the...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 52 comments | 2509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Positive comments about Palo Alto here please

We are constantly criticized here for being a town of whiners, which I don't think is true, but we definitely have opinions...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 19 comments | 1257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands buildings - old becomes new and new left to rot?

Why, I wonder, at the Baylands have they just redone the old Scout building and opened it as something new and special and...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1383 Views

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 | 2511 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 | 6323 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 | 1621 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 | 1239 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 | 1780 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 | 2507 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 | 11944 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 | 6038 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 | 1499 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 | 1717 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 | 1566 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 | 2115 Views
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