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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Breaking: Fire in Midtown

If you see smoke coming from mid-town, there's an Eichler on fire west of Middlefield. PAFD on scene....

Original post made by Nut Head on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Norm, on Sep 30, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Junior Museum and Zoo celebrates 75 years

Bobcats Rufus and Tule, stars of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, were showing off for their visitors on a recent September...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by highSchoolDropOut, on Sep 30, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 2826 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Town and Country Ingress/Egress

The ingress and egress to Town and Country shopping center desperately needs to be addressed. Someone is going to be killed...

Original post made by Old Palo Alto on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by David, on Sep 30, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 4 comments | 2083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Goat Grazing in Bol Park

I am curious as to why the goat owners are not required to pick up the goat droppings in Bol Park after the goats have grazed....

Original post made by curious on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:50 am | 10 comments | 2197 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls win big volleyball match

There will be a lot of moments during the season that will help define the Palo Alto girls' volleyball team, and Tuesday's...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Union charges Palo Alto with violating law

Palo Alto's largest labor union has filed an "unfair practice charge" against the city, accusing city officials of acting...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Dried up Nanny, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:25 am | 86 comments | 41080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto power outage hits 2,300

An underground piece of cable at Page Mill Road and Hansen Way failed at 12:03 p.m. Monday, causing a power outage throughout...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:22 am | 29 comments | 2810 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars prompt Palo Alto police warning

A residential burglary last Friday on Walter Hays Drive in Palo Alto has prompted police to urge residents to make sure doors...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Post New Thread, on Sep 30, 2009 at 8:32 am | 13 comments | 3208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Financial difficulties with the Know Knew Books bookstore

The Know Knew Books bookstore on California Ave is having financial difficulties, according to Bill, an individual who works...

Original post made by Richard on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Sep 30, 2009 at 12:40 am | 1 comment | 2118 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen Trek 2000 road bike - blue

Hi, My road bike was stolen from my garage on Newell. If you see a dumped bike somewhere, matching the description, please...

Original post made by Karen Hickey on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by bike commuter, on Sep 29, 2009 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 1908 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls, SHP boys win tournament titles in polo

It was payback time for the Menlo-Atherton girls' and Sacred Heart Prep boys' water polo teams on Saturday, and the payoff...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Maria Flaherty, on Sep 29, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 5 comments | 2542 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City sets new dates for California Avenue Tree Planting Process

The City has announced there will be a meeting at Escondido School on October 8th to discuss the felling of trees on California...

Original post made by Jenny on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Sep 29, 2009 at 6:08 pm | 19 comments | 2886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter from Todd's classmate

Editor, Tonight I found out that Todd Burpee was convicted and sentenced to 43 years in prison for a crime he committed...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Sep 29, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 16 comments | 2516 Views

AROUND TOWN

In dangerous alley, garden may blossom

In the Barron Park neighborhood, a garbage-strewn alley known more for crime than functionality could soon become a community...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by John Benza, on Sep 29, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

DTV transition to be complete on Oct. 20, 2009

For those of you still watching TV from an antenna, the Mercury-News reports that the DTV transition in the bay area will...

Original post made by sally on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 29, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 4 comments | 1904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City apologizes for tree fiasco

City of Palo Alto officials, who were caught off guard last week by the chopping down of 63 holly oaks on California Avenue,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by oddities abound, on Sep 29, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 44 comments | 3131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car fire ignites foothills fire -- quickly doused

A burning car ignited a small and slow-moving grass-and-brush fire Friday afternoon, which was quickly extinguished by multiple...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Sep 29, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 5 comments | 2186 Views

SPORTS

No losing streak for Palo Alto football

The one thing that can be said about the Palo Alto football team is that head coach Earl Hansen most often finds a way to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Paly Alum '82, on Sep 29, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 3 comments | 2505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exhibition by artist Kevin Bean at Mohr Gallery

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View presents Kevin Bean, Backyard Paintings & Geometric...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Sep. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2154 Views

AROUND TOWN

A timeline of the negotiations

Since May, negotiators from the City of Palo Alto and Service Employees International Union Chapter 521 have been meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Sep 28, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 10 comments | 2263 Views
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