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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Spare the Air' alert issued for Thursday

Weather predictions for Thursday in the Bay Area have prompted air-quality officials today to issue the third Winter Spare...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Kumar, on Jan 6, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 1977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's friend recalls night before fatal fire

Shortly after Bulos Zumot blew out the candles on his birthday cake at the DishDash Restaurant in Sunnyvale, he found himself...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Jwoody, on Jan 6, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 10 comments | 2613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pension costs top list of Palo Alto budget woes

After enduring a year of layoffs, slumping revenues and benefit reductions for city employees, Palo Alto officials are bracing...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Jan 6, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 70 comments | 7719 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rod Diridon not renamed to rail authority board

Longtime transportation advocate Rod Diridon Sr. will not be reappointed to the California High Speed Rail Authority board,...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Inside Observer, on Jan 6, 2011 at 10:43 am | 17 comments | 5546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elarms pleads not guilty in David Lewis killing

A man charged with fatally shooting East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis outside a San Mateo mall in June pleaded...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Jan 6, 2011 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 2150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police handling of Schipsi murder challenged

Palo Alto police forgot to call the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office and delayed examination of murder victim Jennifer...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by being objective, on Jan 6, 2011 at 9:30 am | 41 comments | 3049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old-fashioned parade set for Paly state champs

A parade honoring Palo Alto High School's two state championship teams is set for 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8. Players on...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jan 5, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 45 comments | 4939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike-loan program set to ride into Palo Alto

Palo Alto's residents and workers will soon be able to check out bicycles as easily as they borrow library books, thanks...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 5, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 54 comments | 3875 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car hits pedestrian, causing El Camino traffic jam

A male pedestrian was reportedly hit by a Nissan sedan on El Camino Real shortly after 5 p.m. today (Tuesday) across from...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by so, on Jan 5, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 2944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arson fire cancels East Palo Alto council meeting

About 50 people were evacuated from East Palo Alto City Hall this evening (Tuesday) after an arson fire filled the downstairs...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by mutti, on Jan 5, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 2078 Views

SPORTS

Paly's Hansen is named state coach of the year in football

Earl Hansen was caught off guard when he heard the news that he had been named the ESPN RISE Cal-Hi Sports State Coach of...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 5, 2011 at 10:53 am | 4 comments | 3080 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot-trial attorneys clash over arson evidence

Federal arson investigator Barbara Maxwell said she detected a heavy smell of gasoline as soon as members of her team began...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by objective, on Jan 5, 2011 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 2578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools to expand residency verification efforts

Palo Alto school officials plan to expand residency verification efforts to weed out students who may be attending schools...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:24 pm | 66 comments | 4412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot trial begins today in San Jose courtroom

Attorneys were to make opening statements in the murder trial of Bulos "Paul" Zumot, who allegedly killed his girlfriend,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 5 comments | 2296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents worry Palo Alto is 'celling out'

Channing Avenue resident Tru Love and her neighbors are waging a battle against the Catholic Church. It's not over same-sex...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Jan 4, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 45 comments | 5478 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another driveway armed robbery Thursday night

Palo Alto police report that an armed robber held up two persons who had just pulled into a driveway in the 400 block of...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Jan 4, 2011 at 6:12 pm | 31 comments | 2336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electrical wires caught fire on Woodland

A telephone pole outside my house just has arcing wires. Fire dept. here now. I thought someone was welding or setting off...

Original post made by Wowza on Jan. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1569 Views

SPORTS

Stanford on top of the college football world

Andrew Luck threw four touchdown passes, including three to Coby Fleener, and the Stanford football team completed its dream...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Jan 4, 2011 at 4:21 pm | 3 comments | 2832 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paralyzed patients walk again at Palo Alto swim center

After nine grueling years of therapy, dashed hopes and incremental progress, Amber Mickel was able to use a walker —...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Jay Dore', on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 6476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

college financial aid

my kid is currently applying for ivy league colleges. we do not know how the financial aid would work for him, we have institutional...

Original post made by mom on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 1757 Views
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