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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hey Bush, We DID Torture

Shrub asserted publicly when he was camping out at 1600 PENN that there was no torture under way. Public record, no dispute...

Original post made by A Boomer on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 22, 2009 at 3:47 am | 5 comments | 2485 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

You know 9-1-1, but have you heard of 2-1-1?

A little-known phone number to help people find resources when they need them should be expanded to all Americans, Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by shocked, on Jul 9, 2010 at 6:40 am | 7 comments | 2485 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google restructures under new name: Alphabet

Google announced a major shakeup this week as company founders announced the creation of a new overarching firm called Alphabet...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by GarySchroeder, on Aug 16, 2015 at 4:06 am | 7 comments | 2485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto City Council could see big shift in 2010

The nine-person Palo Alto City Council could potentially seat five new members next year, as Vice Mayor Jack Morton and Councilwoman...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on May 20, 2009 at 11:13 am | 7 comments | 2485 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Safe Ride' gears up for tipsy teens, others

Safe Ride, a quarter-century-old service that offers rides to intoxicated teenagers from Mountain View to Redwood City, is...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by johnston, on Dec 24, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 13 comments | 2485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Mountain View

The streets that crisscross the Old Mountain View neighborhood and nearby downtown were first carved nearly 150 years ago...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Puckett, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:15 am | 2 comments | 2485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crackdown nets fewer drunk drivers this year

DUI arrests in Santa Clara County are down from this time last year, according to the sheriff's office. On Sunday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by just say no, on Jul 6, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 8 comments | 2485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain asserts itself in race for federal funds

The two agencies responsible for building the Peninsula section of the high-speed-rail system now find themselves in a competitive...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on May 20, 2010 at 9:03 am | 7 comments | 2484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State launches Halloween crackdown on under-age drinking

California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is ramping up its statewide efforts to reduce the number of minors...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto adopts rules to curb groundwater waste

Spurred by a growing citizens movement, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday night to further clamp down on the practice...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Me 2, on Mar 10, 2017 at 10:56 am | 8 comments | 2484 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver loses control, barrels into Woodside bank

Woodside's Wells Fargo bank was not built with a drive-up window, but the driver of a black Mercedes on Tuesday, April 14,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Senior with a manual transmission, on Apr 18, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 2484 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest four men for theft

A residential phone call and fast-acting police resulted in the arrest of four alleged San Mateo County gang members for...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 3, 2009 at 11:48 pm | 33 comments | 2484 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Veteran settles for $250K in Palo Alto VA claim

A veteran who claimed he was blinded because of negligent medical care at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System has settled...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 11, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2484 Views

SPORTS

A few goals left for Paly girls' volleyball team

After 32 straight victories this season, it would seem that the Palo Alto girls'volleyball team has accomplished just about...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paly student, on Nov 19, 2009 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 2484 Views

SPORTS

Swim Olympians head to annual Santa Clara International

More than 10 U.S. Olympians, including Olympic gold medalists Natalie Coughlin and Ryan Lochte plus recent Stanford graduates...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments | 2484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Royal Tongan Police Band performs in Palo Alto

Passersby and Palo Alto city employees were pleasantly surprised Wednesday when the Royal Tongan Police Band performed at...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by nat, on May 21, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Schwarzenegger stumps for Prop. 11

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Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Oct 24, 2008 at 10:04 am | 3 comments | 2483 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman killed by train Monday was from Palo Alto

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman killed by a train at Encinal Avenue in Menlo Park Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by CDV, on Jan 21, 2012 at 8:34 pm | 8 comments | 2483 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greendale to lead city's organic-waste experiment

South Palo Alto neighborhood chosen for a pilot project in which black trash bins will give way to green ones For...

Original post made by Editor\'s corrections on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Not Greenmeadow, on Apr 4, 2013 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 2483 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Injured cyclist can't recall Palo Alto bike accident

Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a bike accident that injured one person near Gunn High School at 7:15 a.m. Saturday...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by sarah, on Sep 8, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 2483 Views
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