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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge: No bail for murder suspect Zumot

Bulos Zumot, the Palo Alto hookah-shop owner who police said killed his girlfriend and set their shared cottage on fire last...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by gerome, on Jul 3, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 2453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photo essay: Stepping out

Social-dance nights in Palo Alto attract hundreds of enthusiasts each week and transform church halls and even an old high...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Jason A., on Jul 2, 2010 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 2879 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto cautious as Mehserle verdict looms

Youth leaders and the East Palo Alto Police Department are preparing to calm any upset and potential reaction by the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 2, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 28 comments | 3399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Things to do on the 4th of July

The Midpeninsula skies will be quieter this Fourth of July. Still, it takes more than a recession to keep Palo Alto's Summer...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Madeline, on Jul 2, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 8 comments | 9175 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council adopts 'leaner' budget for 2011

Palo Alto will eliminate dozens of positions but preserve most of its existing programs and services under a $139 million...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by BP No, not that BP, on Jul 2, 2010 at 9:02 am | 14 comments | 3932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Professor Sues Students For Doubting Her Harebrained " Theories

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Original post made by PAMD on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by All I can do is laugh, on Jul 2, 2010 at 6:14 am | 8 comments | 3026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Seeking the cure

Dr. Jeffrey Norton tugged at a malignant tumor protruding from a patient's stomach on a recent afternoon while conferring...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Bigger bigger, on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 39 comments | 6077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crash leaves pair hanging upside down by seatbelts

A small car rear-ended at the Oregon Expressway southbound on-ramp onto Highway 101 flipped over shortly after 3 p.m. today...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by midtown mom, on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 17 comments | 3176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police warn residents of 'airline voucher' scam

Palo Alto police are warning residents about an ongoing, nationwide Internet scam involving the sale of counterfeit or fraudulently...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by LOL, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 5534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fruit Vendors on the corner

Is it legal for the fruit vendors to sell fruit on the corners of our neighborhoods? I don't like it because it sets a dangerous...

Original post made by Amy on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Heidi, on Jul 1, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 32 comments | 3985 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google - You can trust us with your data

Google's Eric Schmidt: You can trust us with your data. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/google/7864223/Googles-Eric-Schmidt-You-can-trust-us-with-your-data.html Yea...

Original post made by Hostile Data Environment on Jul. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2475 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police ready for 'maximum enforcement' weekend

Bay Area law enforcement agencies will be stepping up their patrols and cracking down on drunk drivers to keep the roadways...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by George K., on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 2682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modest grant will help us prepare for emergencies

Emergency Preparedness is a key city priority for 2010. On Monday night, the City Council approved $ 20,000 for the Palo...

Original post made by annette on Jun. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ham radio operators to help out on July 4

The Palo Alto Fire Department is calling on ham radio operators to help watch over fire-sensitive areas around the city during...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bobbie, on Jun 30, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 4 comments | 2533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep

I am looking for a small/alternative public high school option and I wonder what people think of Summit in Redwood City....

Original post made by Suzy on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 30, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 4 comments | 2481 Views

AROUND TOWN

:redux opening reception @ pacific art league friday 2 july

(out of the box) :redux exhibition 2-22 july 2010 opening reception friday 2 july 2010, 5:30-8pm complimenting the...

Original post made by Matthew Bailey Seigel on Jun. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

most illegal immigrants are drug mules

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer says the reason Arizona needs its strict anti-immigration law is that the majority of illegal...

Original post made by Jan Brewer on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 29, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 25 comments | 2796 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Skyline motorcycle crash kills East Palo Alto man

The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash on southbound state Highway 35, Skyline Boulevard, Saturday afternoon has been identified...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by racer, on Jun 29, 2010 at 8:03 pm | 9 comments | 3921 Views

AROUND TOWN

In the face of crisis why are local governments unwiling to change

For Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton and communities all over California this is the month in which they must adopt a budget...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 37 comments | 3519 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officials investigate explosion on San Antonio

Cal Fire is continuing to investigate the cause of a kitchen explosion in rural Santa Clara County that sent four people...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by meth lab?, on Jun 29, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 2938 Views
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