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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area 'spare the air' alert is issued

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that today is a winter "Spare the Air" day, banning residents...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by A long time resident, on Jan 30, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 3 comments | 2516 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto crimes now mapped online

East Palo Alto residents can now find out where crimes have occurred in the city through an online crime-mapping service....

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by crblogger, on Feb 2, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2516 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alvarez guilty -- first-degree murder

Alberto Alvarez has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2006 killing of East Palo Alto police officer Richard...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by jocko, on Nov 28, 2009 at 4:02 pm | 24 comments | 2516 Views

SPORTS

Gall steps down after a decade of playing professional baseball

John Gall stepped in as a pinch hitter against San Diego Padres' relief pitcher Akinori Otsuki for his only at bat in a Major...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Local gurl, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2516 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

BART and High Speed Rail Projects - Vote No-

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Original post made by Rick on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Aug 11, 2008 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 2516 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

You know 9-1-1, but have you heard of 2-1-1?

A little-known phone number to help people find resources when they need them should be expanded to all Americans, Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by shocked, on Jul 9, 2010 at 6:40 am | 7 comments | 2516 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford Hospital expansion up for final vote

The Stanford University Medical Center expansion project is expected to hit its most significant milestone Monday night....

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 2516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cabana BBQ event

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Original post made by Gus L. on Aug. 24, 2008
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AROUND TOWN

Two PA creeks make Bay Area's top trash list

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Original post made on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 18, 2008 at 7:26 am | 6 comments | 2516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family argument at Town & Country ends in stabbings

An argument between an older stepfather and 21-year-old stepson ended in the stepfather being stabbed several times with...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 27, 2010 at 11:09 am | 12 comments | 2516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New districts would shift power on Peninsula

A state-senate redistricting proposal, released by the nonpartisan California Citizens Redistricting Commission, would make...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by smmmmm, on Jul 1, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 2515 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bayshore stop nets three Oakland murder suspects

Three murder suspects from Oakland were taken into custody along U.S. Highway 101 late Wednesday afternoon -- without incident...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by karma, on Jul 30, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 4 comments | 2515 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New tunnels, pipes eyed for Peninsula

Other cities have hurricanes, wildfires and floods -- San Francisco has earthquakes. And nothing gets a major water project...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 30, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 2 comments | 2515 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect in burglary of Jobs' house gets new lawyer, plea date

Kariem McFarlin, who was arrested earlier this month for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of the late Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina Martin, on Aug 27, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 2515 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain said struggling homeowners need to skip vacations while McCains were purchasing 2nd beach condo

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Original post made by Tone-deaf John on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 25, 2008 at 11:36 am | 10 comments | 2515 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CNN gives one word summary of Bush legacy: "incompetent"

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Original post made by Donald on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:31 am | 51 comments | 2515 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's atomic umbrella: U.S. nuclear strike if Iran nukes Israel

Obama has said that a nuclear Iran is unacceptable. He will go over there and talk to them, and they will dismantle their...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by The emperor has no clothes, on Dec 20, 2008 at 6:33 am | 16 comments | 2515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voting at an early age in Palo Alto

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Original post made on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by JLS Mom too, on Nov 4, 2008 at 2:18 pm | 5 comments | 2515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senate OKs prisoner-release despite DA warning

California's district attorneys are warning that the release of thousands of prisoners under a budget-cutting "reclassification"...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Aug 30, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 2515 Views

AROUND TOWN

VA Hospital Opens New Mental Health Center

A crowd of active military personnel, veterans, hospital staff and community members looked on as a pair of golden shears...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Drake, on Sep 7, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 5 comments | 2515 Views
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