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AROUND TOWN

County off air-quality report card's 'dirtiest' list

For the first time after being among the nation's 25 dirtiest counties for two years, Santa Clara County has improved in...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by public transit, on Apr 28, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycle etiquette and safety

Many of us in Palo Alto love to bike. I bike everywhere I can. My children biked to school for eight years, until they graduated...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Oct 10, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 1823 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 | 1823 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trims managers' benefits, eyes reforms

Palo Alto took a giant step on its road toward reducing employee costs Tuesday night when it approved a contract that forces...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dig Deeper into Mgmt Pockets, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 12 comments | 1822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children and trees unite on Earth Day

Students at Nixon Elementary School in Palo Alto teamed with volunteers from Canopy to plant a tree at the Nixon campus in...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Stanford Parent, on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 4 comments | 1822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto Police enforce one-night curfew

The one-night curfew enforcement that East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis announced at a community meeting Wednesday night...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 2, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 8 comments | 1822 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 200 arrested in Bay Area for DUI

Fatalities were down and DUI arrests were up both statewide and in the Bay Area during the California Highway Patrol's maximum...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:03 am | 5 comments | 1822 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police investigate Sunday homicide

A man was shot and killed in East Palo Alto Sunday night, police said. The city's ShotSpotter system alerted police to a...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 19, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1822 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sign language

Local residents rally for an overhaul of the national health care system Wednesday afternoon at Middlefield and East Charleston...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Sep 3, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 9 comments | 1822 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wlker and his Lt Govenor Win in Wisconsin

WSJ MADISON, Wis.—Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall election Tuesday, dealing a blow to organized labor, unsettling...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Debbie, on Jun 7, 2012 at 9:57 am | 24 comments | 1822 Views

AROUND TOWN

150,000 expected at Palo Alto weekend art festival

Art lovers are expected to arrive in droves to Palo Alto's University Avenue this weekend for the annual Palo Alto Festival...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by bob, on Aug 20, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 8 comments | 1822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tap water may turn milky on the Peninsula

If Palo Alto residents notice their tap water turning white or milky in the coming month, it's not just their imagination...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by william, on Dec 26, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 10 comments | 1822 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 | 1821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meg Whitman to fund Peninsula charter schools

Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO and the 2010 Republican nominee for California governor, will help fund 10 new charter high...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:54 am | 20 comments | 1821 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accused cop killer a victim of stress disorder?

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge heard a motion Monday to limit or prevent psychiatric testimony in the trial of a...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 6, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 12 comments | 1821 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Organized crime ring foiled by Palo Alto cops

An alert Bank of America teller aided Palo Alto police in capturing a member of an organized crime ring Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by anglo, on Sep 15, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 5 comments | 1821 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek man who trailed teenager, exposed himself

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who reportedly followed a teenage girl in his truck for several blocks on Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 7, 2014 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 1821 Views

AROUND TOWN

City seeks new vision for South El Camino Real

How do you rebuild a neighborhood? Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10687...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 29, 2009 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 1821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free WEE ME Arts Day for Preschool-Age Kids on Sunday, June 28 at CSMA

Preschoolers & their families will enjoy a day of FREE art & music activities at the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA)...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Community School of Music and Arts, on Jun 19, 2009 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 1821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adobe Meadow / Meadow Park

The Adobe Meadow and Meadow Park neighborhoods, nestled just east of Middlefield Road between East Meadow Drive and Charleston...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by mutti, on Sep 18, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1821 Views
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