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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman multilates herself on train tracks

According to a Caltrain radio stream, a woman has mutilated herself along the tracks near the downtown station. An ambulance...

Original post made by JM on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by what I read, on Oct 13, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 6 comments | 1728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Who to vote for?

As someone who has not been to any of the candidates meetings but is looking for information on the candidates for the upcoming...

Original post made by Someone on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 29, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 5 comments | 1728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ShopTalk: Ming's still open, downtown retail moves out

Ming's isn't closing as planned, as construction has been delayed, and two prime retail spaces in downtown Palo Alto are...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Jun 22, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area calm following tsunami warning

Most of the Bay Area was not directly affected today by a deadly tsunami that hit Japan Thursday night, despite concerns...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by D. Allen, on Mar 14, 2011 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 1728 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

TV thief threatens to run over Walmart employees

A man threatened to run over two Walmart employees with his minivan on Dec. 23 after walking out of the Mountain View store...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by Double D, on Dec 30, 2010 at 11:13 pm | 12 comments | 1728 Views

AROUND TOWN

The spookiest Palo Alto street

Just days before Halloween, the homes along South Court look like any other typical Palo Alto neighborhood, with a verdant...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by M, on Nov 8, 2011 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plane makes emergency landing near Palo Alto Airport

A plane landed in the San Francisco Bay near the Dumbarton Bridge Sunday afternoon after its landing gear failed, according...

Original post made on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by stay informed, on May 26, 2012 at 8:41 am | 30 comments | 1728 Views

RESTAURANTS

Treading water

Opportunity knocked, opportunity not answered -- at least for now. That's Dale Benson's assessment of Sam's Chowder House...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by Illuminato, on Apr 21, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 4 comments | 1727 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dramatic final arguments in Alvarez trial

The death of East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May comes down to bad choices made by both the officer and defendant Alberto...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 24 comments | 1727 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Free at Last organization struggles to survive

The shooting death of David Lewis last June 6 may have mortally wounded the nationally known recovery and rehabilitation...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by HelpYesButLess$$, on Apr 29, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 5 comments | 1727 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton's probe of building department widens

Staff in Atherton's building department failed to charge at least $100,000 in fees due the town for building projects, a...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Betty Lui, on May 11, 2010 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by k, on May 25, 2012 at 10:09 am | 20 comments | 1727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Re-inventing a classic

Like many local residents, the Zankich family never forgot the Parisian burger served at Mountain View's Linda's Drive-In...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Melanie Austin, on Jan 25, 2013 at 12:28 am | 3 comments | 1727 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Economy's silver lining: Lower bids for Palo Alto

The deepening recession may be walloping Palo Alto's revenues and threatening its services, but it is also allowing city...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 1726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Steel plates in the streets?

Does anyone know why Palo Alto seems to have more steel than asphalt paving the streets these days? And poorly placed steel...

Original post made by Sore Tires on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 4 comments | 1726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three stores cited for selling booze to a minor

Three adults at three different stores were cited in Menlo Park last Saturday (May 1) for allegedly selling alcohol to a...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2010 at 4:00 am | 3 comments | 1726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto reaches settlement with Turner Construction over delayed library project

Months after Palo Alto ended its feud with the contractor responsible for the delayed reconstruction of the Mitchell Park...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Hue E. Long, on Mar 20, 2015 at 7:54 pm | 2 comments | 1726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Palo Alto students advance to national finals in Siemens science competition

Two students from high schools in Palo Alto have advanced to the finals of a national science competition with their data...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by not all about money, on Nov 8, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 1726 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Power restored at Stanford's core campus

A storm-related power outage hit virtually the entire core campus of Stanford University this morning, disrupting classes,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Enough, on Jan 19, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 1726 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police report string of property crimes

Criminals got away with goods and cash valued at around $18,000 in a string of Menlo Park property crimes between March 26...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by what security!, on Apr 7, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 1726 Views
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