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Felon arrested after three-car crash, manhunt

A wanted felon out for a night of partying was arrested after a three-car crash and a manhunt in Palo Alto early Monday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 20, 2017 at 11:41 am | 20 comments | 6566 Views


East Palo Alto kindergarten teacher arrested for molestation of a student

An East Palo Alto kindergarten teacher was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of molesting a student after he allegedly tried...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by its true, on Nov 22, 2013 at 12:28 am | 20 comments | 8147 Views


President dines in Woodside Thursday night

President Barack Obama waves from the back seat of a Chevy Suburban on his way to a dinner with high-tech executives in Woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by manure, on Feb 19, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 20 comments | 7992 Views


Black population decreases in East Palo Alto

Defying a Bay Area trend, East Palo Alto saw its population decrease by 4.6 percent over the past decade -- a drop precipitated...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by SpaceBrotha, on Mar 21, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 20 comments | 8945 Views


Woman hit by car on Stanford campus Monday

A car struck a 19-year-old woman as she was jaywalking on Campus Drive near the Mayfield Avenue intersection Monday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by surprised, on Mar 25, 2012 at 6:48 pm | 20 comments | 4168 Views


Group calls for more rail crossings, parks around Caltrain tracks

For Palo Alto residents who live near the Caltrain corridor, the tracks are both a blessing and a curse -- a way to get around...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Go back to the drawing board, on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 20 comments | 7630 Views


Palo Alto looks to overhaul city fees

Palo Altans looking to tee off at the driving range at the local golf course, board a pet at the city's animal shelter or...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Zeev Wurman, on Jun 2, 2012 at 5:08 pm | 20 comments | 6157 Views


Caltrain looks to bolster service in Palo Alto

Spurred by a swelling number of commuters, Caltrain plans to bolster its weekday service by adding six trains and having...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Toady, on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 20 comments | 6145 Views


Palo Alto bike-sharing program hits speed bump

A bicycle-sharing program will be doomed to fail in Palo Alto unless planners place the rental stations in locations that...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 9, 2012 at 11:38 am | 20 comments | 12068 Views


Trader Joe's employee helps teen, called 'hero'

Nick Marcus was just doing his job at Trader Joe's at Town and Country Shopping Center in Palo Alto when a phone call turned...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 6:27 am | 20 comments | 8139 Views


Voter Suppression Attempts in San Mateo County?

Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA) is reporting that a group called Election Integrity Project will be deploying "poll observers"...

Original post made by Hmmm on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 7, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 20 comments | 4665 Views


Cat returned as if by Magic

When Nicola Keating moved from Cupertino to Los Altos six years ago, she kept all of her important belongings, but lost her...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by Brian Null, on Nov 16, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 12310 Views


Parking, infrastructure woes loom large in 2013

The glaring problems of insufficient downtown parking and decaying infrastructure will likely tower over other Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 20 comments | 7276 Views


Palo Alto in final stage of California Avenue redesign

After two years of revisions, lawsuits and squabbles with area business owners, Palo Alto officials are now putting the finishing...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 20 comments | 9728 Views


Positive comments about Palo Alto here please

We are constantly criticized here for being a town of whiners, which I don't think is true, but we definitely have opinions...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 20 comments | 4018 Views


Gov Chris Christie holding fundraiser in Palo Alto tonight

Stop by Mark Zuckerberg's house and say hi. CBS News report:

Original post made by resident on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:07 am | 20 comments | 3563 Views


Trouble with globalization

We just bought a house and I am scared we paid too much. I have been told that a lot of recent purchasers borrowed money...

Original post made by terry on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 6, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 20 comments | 3863 Views


World Music Day to bring downtown road closures

Much of downtown Palo Alto will be closed to traffic on Sunday, June 16, to make room for World Music day, which runs from...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 16, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 20 comments | 7653 Views


Shop Talk: Ming's, Bargain Box set to close

Ming's, Palo Alto's oldest and largest Chinese restaurant, isn't closing yet. It's the end of an era for the Bargain Box,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Dec 6, 2014 at 5:02 am | 20 comments | 16531 Views


Oregon Expressway slowdown to speed up

Motorists and residents wondering when the Oregon Expressway traffic crawl will come to an end should get relief by early...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by BudS, on May 21, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 20 comments | 8544 Views
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