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AROUND TOWN

City of Palo Alto hires guard for rail crossing

The Palo Alto Police Department has hired a security company to help monitor the West Meadow Drive rail intersection -- a...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Caltrain Rider, on Dec 9, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 47 comments | 4527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two pit bulls shot after they killed a small dog

An East Palo Alto police officer shot two pit bulls that had mauled a small dog being walked by its owner Wednesday evening...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 9, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 58 comments | 192644 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When do Paly juniors get their PSAT scores?

Other schools in other communities already have scores in hand. I've heard that ETS sends the scores to the schools and...

Original post made by paly parent on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Senior Parent, on Dec 9, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 1 comment | 2123 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

AT&T Cell Phone Service Dead at Big Game - Will it Be There in An Emergency?

AT&T's network was swamped, dead and not functional during the Big Game near the stadium -- for hours. What if you really...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by boycott AT&T, on Dec 9, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 28 comments | 2832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encore

Ensconced in her family's living room, Starr Johanssen stared peacefully down at the black and white keys that lay silent...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by derek, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 2635 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cameras for running red lights in PA?

Too many people are running red lights when the signal is CLEARLY already read. Not just turning from yellow to red. I live...

Original post made by Pro-Big Brother on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 68 comments | 263276 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vigil Wednesday for 6-year-old Lisa Xavier

Community members are holding a vigil on Wednesday for 6-year-old Lisa Xavier, the Menlo Park girl who was killed last month...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Laurel mom, on Dec 9, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 7 comments | 2190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caring for your Parents

Hello fellow Palo Altans, I want to write about something I’m knowledgeable about that most everyone will have to deal...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Dec 9, 2009 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Traffic Signal Light Down at Churchill and ECR

On my way to work this morning there was a traffic signal light blocking lane three and the turn lane from Churchill onto...

Original post made by McGrude on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 9, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1980 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Leaving home

Audrey Blabon, 79, waited patiently in a plastic chair last Thursday for her weekly doctor's visit at Casa Olga -- one of...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by New Grad Nurse, on Dec 9, 2009 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 2536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

White As Snow

It's raining, the cold, nasty rain of early December in Dublin, the worst time of year, too cold to be outside, but too warm...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Peter Pennoyer, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:16 am | 1 comment | 2321 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will a new thread on the Senate Health Bill be deleted?

Yes, I am biased...I will say that up front. I am very suspicious of a Bill that shut out and down any and all Republican...

Original post made by Senate Health Bill on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by KPI, on Dec 8, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 32 comments | 3472 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Apple buys Palo Alto-based Lala music startup

Lala Media, Inc., a "cloud-based" music-streaming startup based in downtown Palo Alto, has been purchased by Apple Computer,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Not Nimby, on Dec 8, 2009 at 5:57 pm | 6 comments | 2408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Morning fire scorches Team Clean in Menlo Park

Fire investigators are looking for possible causes of an early morning fire in a couple of tubs used to store mops at a commercial...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2329 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed rail slow down: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board Thursday (Dec. 3) rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Dec 8, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 21 comments | 3091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

PASSING NOTES ... What do naughty students, furtive lovers and Palo Alto land developers have in common? They all love the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by K-Mart, on Dec 8, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 1943 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill-De Anza Community College District names new chancellor

Linda Thor, president of Rio Salado College in Tempe, Ariz., will become chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3241 Views

SPORTS

PASA girls swim off with an historic achievement

Some of the top swimmers in America, and the world, were on hand for the 2009 AT&T Short Course National Championships over...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by cslewis, on Dec 8, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 3313 Views

AROUND TOWN

JJ&F development seeks final approval tonight

A controversial proposal to build close to 40,000 square feet of office space next to a rebuilt JJ&F Food Store in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Hypocrisy, on Dec 8, 2009 at 9:03 am | 10 comments | 2210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter advisory issued as snow falls

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the East Bay Hills, Santa Cruz Mountains and Diablo...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 2121 Views
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