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PALO ALTO ISSUES

The new traffic light on Alma just west of Meadow

A brand new traffic light on busy Alma street. For whom? For the potential residents of the new luxury home complex? Or...

Original post made by VJ on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Welcoming the year of the dragon

For many of Chinese descent, the Chinese New Year is the most important holiday of the year -- a bit like Christmas and New...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 4, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1084 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman fights off purse snatcher downtown

A woman walking near downtown early Sunday morning thwarted a robbery attempt and was able to keep her purse despite her...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on Dec 3, 2012 at 10:12 pm | 10 comments | 1084 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto seeks grant funds to revamp transit center

The City Council plans to consider tonight a list of projects that could qualify for the One Bay Area Grant, a program that...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Just the facts, please., on Feb 12, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 23 comments | 1084 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bargain for peace

In his famous book of 1795 Immanuel Kant advocated these three things: Standing armies must be totally abolished in due...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jun 2, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 1084 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hyperloop vs. HSR

http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/hyperloop The future vs. the past? Come on California, if you're going to invest that...

Original post made by Wheeee.... on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by blogger so lg, on Aug 30, 2013 at 10:50 am | 33 comments | 1084 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto marks anniversary with festival today

East Palo Alto officials will kick off the Independence Day weekend today (Saturday, July 2) with a festival and a fireworks...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 7, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 5 comments | 1084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman killed in hit-and-run on East Bayshore

A woman killed in a Redwood City hit-and-run crash Tuesday evening has been identified as 53-year-old Nora Fuentes-Arias...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Sep 8, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 1084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moonlight Run heat flash

I'm curious if anyone who was at Moonlight Run and experienced the unusual heat flash immediately following the tremendous...

Original post made by mike naar on Sep. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 12, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 1084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg calls for immigration reform

The push for immigration reform got a boost Monday night when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave opening remarks for a film...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by MiMi, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:40 am | 22 comments | 1084 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA man, 19, arrested for strong-arm robbery

Police arrested an East Palo Alto man today in connection with a strong-arm robbery in early August, authorities said. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Aug 25, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1083 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge orders Elarms back into custody

A man who had been accused of killing East Palo Alto activist David Lewis in 2010 was ordered back into custody Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by So-Just-How-Do-I-Calculate-Time-Served?, on Feb 26, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ten-Second Residential Parking Permit Program On-Line Survey!

So, I get home today, after a very taxing day donating my efforts to the local Little League park, conditioning the field...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 23, 2013 at 7:30 pm | 6 comments | 1083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Teens unite at 'Break Through' bonfire

Jade Chamness, founder of Break Through the Static, talks about the Jan. 28 bonfire hosted in Palo Alto and the organization's...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 1082 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects arrested in beating, robbery

Two suspects were arrested for the severe beating and robbery of an East Palo Alto man early Sunday, police said. The victim...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on May 23, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 1082 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Citigroup employee gets prison sentence

A former Citigroup Inc. sales assistant who stole $800,000 from the financial firm's clients in Palo Alto has been sentenced...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 1082 Views

SPORTS

Big comeback lifts Castilleja to division hoops title

Junior Lauren Rantz buried a three-pointer with three seconds left to give Castilleja a 48-45 victory over Mercy-Burlingame,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by JP, on Feb 10, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 1082 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to light up California Avenue

California Avenue merchants and city officials haven't always seen eye to eye when it comes to the proposed revamp of the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 7, 2013 at 12:01 am | 5 comments | 1081 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks new vision for central downtown site

After crashing into a wall of community opposition last year, Palo Alto officials on Monday formally hit the restart button...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 7, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 12 comments | 1081 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charges delayed in case of infant homicide

A 17-year-old arrested in the Sunday (June 5) shooting death of a 3-month-old infant in East Palo Alto will not yet be charged...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by creolelady, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 4 comments | 1081 Views
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