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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto bicyclist killed on road where Caltrans refused to add bike lanes

Article in the Daily Journal: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=121565 The victim was hit by a passing...

Original post made by Sarah on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Dec 25, 2009 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 1782 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatalities prompt Atherton to look at El Camino safety

Plans are under way to try to improve the safety of El Camino Real as it passes through Atherton between Selby Lane and Valparaiso...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 19, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 4 comments | 1782 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Gutless wonder, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1782 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook goes public

Instead of chatting on Facebook, a lot of people are talking about Facebook today. The social-networking giant debuted its...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on May 20, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 17 comments | 1782 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Malala Yousafzai

http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20130110-france-honours-pakistani-schoolgirl-malala-yousafzai This young girl will...

Original post made by Susan on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Midtown resident, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 11 comments | 1782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Ron Kane

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Digital publisher Issuu moves to Palo Alto

Danish digital publisher Issuu announced today, Sept. 16, that it would open offices in downtown Palo Alto to focus on growth...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by I sues u, on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 1782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers ban on 'last-minute proposals'

Palo Alto should ban last-minute submissions by developers and require city staff to release reports earlier, three City...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by It's a good idea, on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 1781 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Measure R deserves overwhelming defeat

When the Palo Alto firefighters union began circulating petitions to place a protectionist measure on the Nov. 2 election...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:24 am | 3 comments | 1781 Views

SPORTS

Paly, SHP and Castilleja advance in NorCals

The first big step has been taken by three local teams in the CIF Northern California girls' volleyball playoffs as Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Viking Fan, on Nov 25, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 1781 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto resident to ride in Rose Parade

Palo Alto resident Debra LaVergne will participate in the traditional "Tournament of Roses" parade that precedes the Rose...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Didn't see it, on Jan 3, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 1781 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Channel Five announces movie on Slave Grown Chocolate

Five or six years ago Palo Alto was considering sanctions against non Fair Trade Coffee [which see]. At that time I wrote...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 31, 2010 at 7:18 am | 6 comments | 1781 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Breast-density notification bill signed into law

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian that would require physicians to notify women who have dense breast tissue of...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 8 comments | 1781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast switch to digital taking place

Finally, Comcast has begun to switch the upper channels to digital and I'm very unhappy. My TV is much easier to use than...

Original post made by nat on Jun. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident Saturday afternoon on San Antonio

We saw a pretty horrific looking accident about 4.15pm Sat. on San Antonio. A minivan traveling Westbound was completely...

Original post made by Driver on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by iphony, on Mar 15, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 4 comments | 1781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto women's shelter planned

InnVision Hotel de Zink, Palo Alto's only emergency shelter for homeless individuals, is planning to open a 15-bed shelter...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Khalia Parish, on Nov 9, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 1781 Views

AROUND TOWN

VA Hospital Opens New Mental Health Center

A crowd of active military personnel, veterans, hospital staff and community members looked on as a pair of golden shears...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Drake, on Sep 7, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 5 comments | 1781 Views

AROUND TOWN

For the Greater Good or The Last Election – The San Francisco Mime Troupe Comes to Mitchell Park, Palo Alto

Over fifty years ago the founding director R.G. Davis began a tradition of free theatrical performances in parks that lives...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Carol Brouillet, on Aug 24, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 1781 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain lion reportedly spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was reportedly spotted in Woodside on Wednesday night, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Dec 30, 2008 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 1780 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters flock to mail-in ballots

Palo Alto voters seem to like the option of voting by mail, but only a fraction have taken the time to follow through this...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by HSR, on Oct 30, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 1780 Views
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