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Building boom fuels Palo Alto's planning budget

An increase in building around Palo Alto, spurred by large commercial projects, is prompting Palo Alto's Planning and Community...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by long-time resident, on May 11, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 9 comments | 2245 Views


Couple lauded for staying put under power line

A man and woman who were trapped on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View on Tuesday evening after power lines fell on their...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by Residentis Maximus, on Dec 28, 2008 at 10:51 pm | 10 comments | 2245 Views


Car jumps curb, hits man on California Street

A mysterious car crash Thursday afternoon left a 19-year-old Mountain View resident in serious condition, after a truck smashed...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
Last comment by narnia, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 2245 Views


Palo Alto police release sketch of 'interrupted burglar'

Palo Alto police have released a sketch and partial license plate number of a burglar who was interrupted in mid-burglary...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by PASTEVE, on Jun 15, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2245 Views


How's your iPhone?

I'm currently an AT&T Wireless customer, using a fairly old phone and considering an iPhone. I'm already fairly dependent...

Original post made by Your neighbor on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by g, on Jan 17, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 2 comments | 2245 Views


Caltrain to mount cameras on front of trains

Video cameras mounted on the fronts of locomotives could be installed by Caltrain in August, pending a clarification of how...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Koa, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 9 comments | 2245 Views


Serial bank robber hits banks in Los Altos, Sunnyvale

A man who robbed two U.S. Bank branches within 20 minutes of each other on Monday is a serial bank robber who has struck...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 8 comments | 2245 Views


Neighborhood-liaison program to begin this fall

The City of Palo Alto's planned Engagement with Neighborhoods initiative took a step forward on Tuesday night after the Policy...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by May Belle, on Aug 26, 2015 at 6:29 pm | 11 comments | 2244 Views


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 | 2244 Views


Local legislators unhappy with budget process

Still recuperating from marathon budget negotiations that ended early Thursday morning with the passage of a compromise package,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 21, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 8 comments | 2244 Views


I thought the World would LOVE US again with a Pres. Obama! Here is a comment by the EU President, Mr. Topalank,...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 27, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 22 comments | 2244 Views


have Californians abandoned Christian politics?

Christian rights groups held a rally at the state capitol in Sacramento today. They planned on 100,000 people showing up...

Original post made by Sacramento rally on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:24 pm | 17 comments | 2244 Views


Audit: Flaws in Children's Theatre investigation

Lax recordkeeping, careless police work and convoluted relationships between top Palo Alto officials and Children's Theatre...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jun 2, 2009 at 12:57 am | 11 comments | 2243 Views


Boy struck by car at Oregon intersection

A 7-year-old boy was hit by a car while biking across the Oregon Expressway and Louis Road intersection in Palo Alto, Sunday...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Apr 23, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 15 comments | 2243 Views


Stanford moves up in Directors' Cup standings

After winning the past 18 straight titles, Stanford is battling some stiff competition in this year's Division I Learfield...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by area man, on Dec 22, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 2243 Views


Pinewood girls shoot into CCS Open Division title game

==BI CCS basketball roundup== With the Golden State Warriors' recent domination of the NBA, basketball in the Bay Area has...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by scotty, on Mar 2, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 2243 Views


Berlusconi Says Leaders May Close World's Markets


Original post made by Samuel on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Adam Smith, on Oct 10, 2008 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 2243 Views


Obama may NOT be eligible for the office

Legal action filed on behalf Dr. Alan Keyes, to prevent California Secretary of State Debra Bowen from certifying Electors,...

Original post made by Not in my name on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 28, 2008 at 10:35 am | 17 comments | 2243 Views


Facing competition, Midtown merchants band together

When Midtown native Mike Wallau opened up Mike's Cafe in 1995, "Midtown was a blighted area," he said. "I was the first new...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Nov 5, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 5 comments | 2243 Views


The people behind the puppets

TheatreWorks' "The Great Pretender" brings audiences behind the scenes at a long-running children's television show (think...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Long time theatre lover, on Jul 18, 2014 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 2243 Views
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