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Facebook unveils new 'Places' feature

Social-media giant Facebook unveiled its much-anticipated "Places" feature Wednesday, allowing users to share their real-time...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 19, 2010 at 9:00 pm | 9 comments | 4560 Views


Police hunt for armed men at Menlo Park Safeway

Employees at a Menlo Park Safeway store had a scare early Monday morning (Aug. 16) when police evacuated the store searching...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 19, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 8 comments | 3927 Views


Palo Alto Shuttle suit settles for $125,000

A Henry M. Gunn High School student who was thrown out of an unsecured city-bus door and tumbled onto El Camino Real in 2007...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Shuttle Diplomacy, on Aug 18, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 17 comments | 5817 Views


Does the PAPD have a facebook page?

Our neighbors at Facebook set this page up with a city in New Jersey: Most...

Original post made by crime stopper on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Twitter info, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:16 pm | 9 comments | 3108 Views


Fire damages library 'Friends' office, spares books

An early morning fire at Cubberley Community Center damaged the office of "Friends of the Palo Alto Library" Monday, destroying...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Al, on Aug 16, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 18 comments | 10630 Views


Police Activity at Stanford 8/15?

Anyone know what was going on when the PAPD pulled over a car in the shopping center parking lot facing El Camino last night?...

Original post made by Gardner on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 3150 Views


El Palo Alto tree sprayed with graffiti

Palo Alto's iconic El Palo Alto tree has been sprayed with graffiti by one or more vandals, who also left alcohol containers...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Zelda, on Aug 16, 2010 at 9:31 am | 63 comments | 12703 Views


Crime at Starbucks on ERC @ Stanford Ave tonight

I witnessed something that looked like a grab and run of a laptop or purse or ? from Starbucks on ECR @ Stanford Ave earlier...

Original post made by Passerby on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Aug 15, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 3 comments | 3250 Views


BevMo rallies for second try at Menlo Park store

Three years after shelving plans for a Menlo Park store, Beverages & More (BevMo) is back. The alcohol retailer has filed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 7 comments | 4118 Views


HP stock tumbles after CEO scandal

Last week's forced resignation of HP Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd has dropped the company's stocks by more than 10 percent,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by FISHy, on Aug 13, 2010 at 11:57 pm | 7 comments | 4813 Views


HP bribery scandal heats up again

The German government has been investigating HP for the last couple of years about an alleged multi-million dollar bribery...

Original post made by HPQ on Aug. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3580 Views


CHP 'zero tolerance' aimed at distracted drivers

The California Highway Patrol and law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area are joining forces today for a strict zero-tolerance...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by penalties, on Aug 12, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 9 comments | 4441 Views


Spontaneous combustion in Woodside fire

The spontaneous combustion of oily rags brought firefighters to the residence at 525 Moore Road in the Woodside Heights neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Moi, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:00 am | 1 comment | 3733 Views


Seat-belt enforcement crackdown in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are on the lookout for motorists and passengers driving without a seatbelt. Scofflaws face extra scrutiny...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Aug 10, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 9 comments | 4541 Views


Early Morning Fire at Cubberly Community Center

Passed it on middlefield at around 5am. Looks like a lot of hardware was out. You could smell smoke and steam in the air,...

Original post made by Rwolf on Aug. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3320 Views


Police investigate dumpster fire at Gunn

A dumpster containing wood and metal debris burned in a suspicious fire at Gunn High School in Palo Alto Tuesday night, police...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Oblivious, on Aug 8, 2010 at 12:02 am | 8 comments | 4600 Views


DA plans multi-agency fight against animal abuse

People who abuse animals are just as apt to inflict violence upon other people and could face hefty fines and jail time,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 7, 2010 at 8:41 am | 7 comments | 3558 Views


Baylands brush fire caused by kids with matches

Two children playing with matches set fire to dry grass and brush along a trail at the end of Geng Road in Palo Alto, near...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by lol, on Aug 6, 2010 at 2:26 am | 2 comments | 3696 Views


Menlo Park police release sketch of robbery suspects

Menlo Park police are asking the public to help them find two suspects in a home-invasion robbery in Menlo Park on July 31....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Jarule, on Aug 5, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 4634 Views


Small plane flops into water at Palo Alto Airport

A single-engine plane crash landed as it approached Palo Alto Airport shortly before 6 p.m. today (Friday), but the sole...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Commander McBragg, on Aug 4, 2010 at 11:46 am | 22 comments | 4906 Views
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