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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Recycling Center to close in February

Palo Alto Recycling Center, a Byxbee Park fixture for the past four decades, will shut down for good in February as part...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 13, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 17 comments | 1400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto cleaver attacker gets plea deal

Chunren Chen, the restaurant worker who hacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver during an argument at a Palo Alto restaurant...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 23, 2011 at 12:41 am | 11 comments | 1400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Few details in robbery of Palo Alto 7-Eleven

The 7-Eleven convenience store on Colorado Avenue in Palo Alto was robbed early Thursday morning, but police were unable...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Not the wild west, on Aug 19, 2011 at 3:41 am | 10 comments | 1400 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA taking a look at Menlo Brown Act allegations

Whether Menlo Park City Council member Kelly Fergusson violated the state's Brown Act open-meeting law by campaigning for...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 28, 2010 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 1400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters gear up for election battle

Even as Palo Alto's firefighters union continues its drive to keep a labor-reform measure off the November ballot, it is...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by George, on Sep 18, 2011 at 11:17 pm | 36 comments | 1400 Views

AROUND TOWN

City matches Stanford donation for Caltrain tunnel art

The Public Art Commission on Thursday, June 20, pushed forward several public art projects, with a unanimous vote to match...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Russ, on Jun 27, 2013 at 7:24 am | 9 comments | 1400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Menlo Park couple killed by drunken driver

These ceramic gardenias are a memorial to Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh, who were killed Oct. 24, 2013, by a drunken driver...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Raymond, on Jun 23, 2014 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 1400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed Robbery in South Palo Alto

Last night I received an email indicating that there was an armed robbery on Ben Lomond, a few blocks from our house. Why...

Original post made by Observer on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 1399 Views

SPORTS

Stanford track coach Floreal leaves for Kentucky

Edrick Floreal, who has served as Stanford's Director of Track and Field for the past eight seasons, has resigned to accept...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Louise Valente, on Jul 9, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 2 comments | 1399 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Building-code call turns up sex-assault fugitive

A man who evaded police for more than seven years after he was convicted of sexual assault in San Mateo County was arrested...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Building Code Watcher, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 12 comments | 1399 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Campaign signs go missing -- so does cell phone

Who will be elected to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD) Board of Directors is not a question keeping most...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Dec 28, 2012 at 9:07 am | 3 comments | 1399 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Smokers win big victory in Sunnyvale!

Less than a month after the Mountain View City Council passed its controversial draconian anti-smoking ordinance which takes...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by GC, on Apr 18, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 6 comments | 1399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to honor 12 for emergency preparation

Palo Alto will celebrate its disaster preparedness efforts and honor 12 individuals who spearheaded these efforts at a special...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1399 Views

AROUND TOWN

World Music Day to bring road closures to downtown

Downtown Palo Alto will have traffic closures during World Music Day on Sunday, June 17, when as many as 25,000 people are...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 16, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 18 comments | 1399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Books to close for six weeks

As part of the ongoing effort to open a new chapter at Kepler's Books, the iconic Menlo Park bookstore will close for six...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:27 am | 11 comments | 1399 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Part of Sand Hill closed due to gas main break

The 1.6-mile section of Sand Hill Road between Whiskey and Portola roads is closed in both directions due to a break in a...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by R Wray, on Mar 1, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1398 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design Services Contract for California Avenue Project

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Design Services for the California Avenue-Transit Hub...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Apr. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1398 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New York Times article where bloggers are facebook resisters

This was really scary to me. It seems as though the opportunity for Facebooks IPO may have passed. We have to all...

Original post made by susie on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 14, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 1398 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car flips in Friday crash on Embarcadero

The driver of a Pontiac Grand Prix walked away with minor injuries late Friday after the car hit the center median on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 8, 2011 at 10:51 am | 21 comments | 1398 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Officials adopt plan for Bay Area growth

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a controversial plan designed to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by No thanks to "planning', on Sep 3, 2013 at 4:47 am | 2 comments | 1398 Views
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