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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist hit by big-rig on Alpine Road, dies

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a big-rig in unincorporated San Mateo County near Portola Valley Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by syl pascale, on Nov 5, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 23 comments | 5327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes early takeover of airport

Palo Alto should move as quickly as possible to take control of its small but bustling airport, a City Council committee...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Nov 5, 2010 at 11:48 am | 38 comments | 3579 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man lying down on University Avenue hit by truck

A bread truck hit a man who was lying in the middle of University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto at 2:29 a.m. Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 5, 2010 at 9:59 am | 12 comments | 2750 Views

BOOKS

Blanks pleads not guilty to rape, attempted murder

Lionel Blanks Jr., 36, who is accused of the rape, kidnapping and attempted murder of a woman in Palo Alto on May 22, pleaded...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials, residents try to sniff out source of gas smell

A "strong gas smell" permeated a large area of south Palo Alto late this morning, bringing out firefighters and residents...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by anon, on Nov 4, 2010 at 11:00 pm | 26 comments | 4939 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Aging Boomers could soak up nation's resources

Without big changes in public policy, the cost of caring for aging Baby Boomers will deplete the resources of younger Americans...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by Gene, on Nov 4, 2010 at 8:24 pm | 41 comments | 4730 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja makes history at CCS golf finals with runnerup finish

Normally at this time of the year, members of the Castilleja golf team are either putting away their clubs and heading off...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 18474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Masked man robs Menlo Park Quiznos at gunpoint

Police are searching for a masked man who robbed a Menlo Park Quiznos at gunpoint Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by BBR, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 4 comments | 2080 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A College Terrace Improvement Project

An item on the City Council Agenda for Monday nights meeting caught my eye: "Approval of Construction Contract With Granite...

Original post made by Lois on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 2049 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain fails to provide adequate transit for Giants Parade

Trains are crowded today because of the Parade. Caltrain does not provide a service to the Bay Area, the Peninsula, or San...

Original post made by Occasional Caltrain Rider on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Occasional Caltrain rider, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 8 comments | 2321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill-De Anza measure trails with 57 percent

Foothill-De Anza Community College District's Measure E -- which required a two-thirds majority to pass -- was trailing in...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Nov 4, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 11 comments | 3369 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's 1970 Rose Bowl team will be honored on Saturday

==BI Plunkett signs autographs Friday== It will be quite a show when Stanford plays host to Arizona on Saturday in a crucial...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kirk, on Nov 4, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 2817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

karate for children? where is good?

I know there are a lot of places in this area that claim to teach martial arts to children. But from what I have seen most...

Original post made by local parent on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 4, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 8 comments | 3911 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ballot shortage causes frustration at EPA polls

Angry voters in East Palo Alto left in frustration without casting their votes after a shortage of paper ballots created...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ethan, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 17 comments | 3841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone know what happened to Score in Midtown?

We used Score in Midtown a few years ago with our older child and now it is the time when our younger child needs the same...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Thomas, on Nov 4, 2010 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 2214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar makes off with liquor, laptop in Palo Alto

An apartment in the 600 block of Waverley Street in Palo Alto was burglarized sometime Saturday night or early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2394 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle crashes into pizza parlor, pinning one

An employee was injured Monday when a vehicle crashed into the Avanti Pizza parlor in West Menlo Park, pinning the employee...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by lol, on Nov 4, 2010 at 1:47 am | 27 comments | 3196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Things quiet at polls, but not as quiet as June

The box of mail-in ballots at the Christian Reformed Church in Palo Alto filled to the brim early Tuesday afternoon, prompting...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 2303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Court allows demolition of Juana Briones House

Jaim Nulman and Avelyn Welczer got one step closer to building their dream home on the site of the historic Juana Briones...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Samuel, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 82 comments | 9275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to add amenities to El Camino Park

Council, recreation officials hope massive new reservoir would lead to more field spaces, park amenities. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Nov 3, 2010 at 8:34 pm | 9 comments | 2272 Views
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