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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

baylands scoop

This morning about 8 police cars were speeding to the baylands. Then a crashed car was towed away. What's the scoop?...

Original post made by Stacy on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on May 18, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 1870 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alvarez jury still weighing life or death

Jurors in San Mateo County who are deliberating a possible death sentence for Alberto Alvarez versus a life in prison failed...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by ernie, on Dec 21, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 9 comments | 1870 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting leaves youth wounded

East Palo Alto police are investigating a Sunday morning shooting that left a 17-year-old male wounded in the leg. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Marksman, on Aug 24, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1870 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Unemployment rate continues to rise

The unemployment rate in California was 10.1 percent in January, up from 9.3 percent in December, according to the latest...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:27 am | 7 comments | 1870 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guantanamo for the pirates?

First let me say that I will fully support Obama, if he takes a hard line on these guys, including just blowing them out...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 12, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 19 comments | 1870 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is the train whistle twice as loud?

The train whistle has become unbelievably loud, itís deafening. Is there a safe decibel limit that should be adhered to...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by sac, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 5 comments | 1870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Veterans recall lasting effects of war

This Memorial Day, veterans throughout the Peninsula will pause to reflect on their experiences serving the United States....

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by the flag, on May 30, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 12 comments | 1870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jobs & Schmidt at T&C Ides of March: Is Apple Ready To Live Up To Jobs' Dying Wish?

I read today about Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Steve Jobs': http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Jobs-questioned-authority-all-apf-1873950574.html?x=0 Isaacson...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Really, on Oct 26, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 13 comments | 1870 Views

AROUND TOWN

No settlement in high-speed-rail lawsuit

Efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the California High-Speed Rail Authority failed nine days after they started because...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:34 am | 11 comments | 1870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Experts warn women leaders of nuclear risk

Had Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon contained nuclear material tens of thousands of people could have been killed,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 21 comments | 1870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strong-arm robbery occurs near downtown Palo Alto

A woman walking near downtown Palo Alto was the victim of a strong-arm robbery on Saturday afternoon. She sustained minor...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto expands utilities commission

A Palo Alto commission that helps oversee the city's Utilities Department will soon have more members and, possibly, a more...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 7, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1869 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto finds 'smart city' partners abroad

When Palo Alto launched its Sister City program half a century ago, no one talked about "entrepreneurship," "sustainability"...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Boondoggle, on Aug 17, 2013 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 1869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Professional theater delivers social-emotional punch

Oskar, a quirky but hilarious "schoolboy" with a gigantic backpack, has been entertaining Palo Alto schoolchildren for the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 1869 Views

SPORTS

Football changes help kick off the new season

It's a season of change for local high school football teams in 2008. And, all the changes are positive ones heading into...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by Josh Bozarth, on Sep 6, 2009 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1869 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford men's basketball player dies

==I Enlarged heart likely cause of death== Peter Sauer, a key contributor on the 1998 Stanford Final Four men's basketball...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by thinking of this family, on Jul 11, 2012 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 1869 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California/National Tea Parties against Tidal Wave of Debt and Taxes

Sorry, I posted this in the wrong category yesterday, so I am reposting here now. On April 15, USA citizens across this...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Apr 4, 2009 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 1869 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

From the Politico, how Pres Obama is using polls to shape opinion

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0409/20852.html From the Politico ( nobody's idea of a right wing media outlet),...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 4, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 1869 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothills fire-management plan stalls

A long-awaited proposal to reduce fire danger in the Foothills by creating evacuation trails, trimming fire-prone vegetation...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ed Whisler, on May 20, 2009 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 1869 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Symbolic actions matter in quest for civil rights

In the 1960s, political and community leaders in Palo Alto were among those who stepped up to publicly advocate for federal...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Apr 8, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 46 comments | 1869 Views
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