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Residents urge Palo Alto to collect traffic-stop data

A group of Palo Alto residents is trying to convince the city to retain the Police Department's practice of collecting demographic...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2010
Last comment by Time-To-Move-On, on Aug 2, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 13 comments | 3910 Views


Mixed bag on SC County residents' health

Santa Clara County residents are improving their health in some areas and losing ground in others. A recent report on public...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by white suicide?, on Aug 2, 2010 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 4469 Views


Police officer shot at in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto police are investigating the attempted murder of an officer in a residential area of the city Friday night. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Parrisha, on Jul 30, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 16 comments | 4542 Views


Two-train breakdown causes hour-long delays

A double breakdown of southbound Caltrain commute trains this morning has caused an hour-long delay throughout the commute...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 30, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 19 comments | 5492 Views


Explosive device detonated behind school

A "homemade explosive device" was detonated at around 10 p.m. Wednesday in a grass field directly behind La Entrada Middle...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by howdy S man, on Jul 30, 2010 at 12:09 am | 15 comments | 4494 Views


Palo Altans have mixed views of news trends

Palo Alto historically has been covered by multiple daily newspapers, including the Palo Alto Times (later the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Daniela Sala-Millet, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 5071 Views


drill baby drill - new oil spill off Louisiana

At least they have cleanup equipment in the area already. AP news story:

Original post made by drill baby drill on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by good grief, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:01 am | 2 comments | 3172 Views


Reward offered for info about Hoover Park fire

A $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in connection with a July 7 fire that...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Native PA, on Jul 27, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 12 comments | 4079 Views


Thief destroys small street tree to steal bicycle

A bicycle thief cut down a small street tree in order to lift the target bike over the stump in front of the Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by robit noops, on Jul 27, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 30 comments | 6708 Views


3.5 quake near Daly City stalls BART trains

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck just offshore from Daly City Friday afternoon (July 23), causing brief shutdowns of BART...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4627 Views


Judge upholds Palo Alto sit-lie law

Palo Alto panhandler Victor Frost must stand trial for violating the city's sit-lie ordinance, Santa Clara County Superior...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by A. Carter, on Jul 23, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 28 comments | 7111 Views


80-year-old killed in hit-and-run accident

An 80-year-old Mountain View man is dead and a Saratoga woman is in custody after a fatal hit-and-run accident on Monday...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by narnia, on Jul 22, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 23 comments | 4622 Views


County launches domestic-violence registry

A registry of domestic-violence perpetrators became effective Monday in Santa Clara County, one of three Bay Area counties...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Leesa, on Jul 21, 2010 at 6:05 am | 4 comments | 4831 Views


Palo Alto police investigate business burglaries

Palo Alto police are increasing patrols in business areas after a string of nighttime burglaries has resulted in the loss...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by carlito ways, on Jul 20, 2010 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 3608 Views


Man apologizes, pleads guilty for 1988 murder


Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 18, 2010 at 7:53 am | 24 comments | 19177 Views


Update: Atherton protest lasted 30 minutes

Today's protest organized by the California Nurses Association in front of the Atherton home of Republican gubernatorial...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 18, 2010 at 5:44 am | 7 comments | 4153 Views


Mountain lion spotted near Redwood City

A mountain lion was sighted Wednesday night in an unincorporated area of San Mateo County, according to the Office of Emergency...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jul 16, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 12 comments | 4052 Views


Horrendous accident last night

There was a horrendous auto accident last night, Thursday July 15th, about 6:15 p.m. at that dangerous corner of the Oregon...

Original post made by Bob on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jul 16, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 3794 Views


Bulos Zumot's murder trial set for September

Bulos Zumot, the owner of a the Palo Alto hookah shop Dah Hookah Spot, will undergo an arson and murder trial in September...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Chrisc, on Jul 15, 2010 at 1:50 am | 4 comments | 4560 Views


Playground structure torched in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a group of youths who burned down a play structure at Hoover Park Wednesday night. The fire...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 14, 2010 at 4:01 pm | 39 comments | 7132 Views
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