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AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail activities to slow down on Peninsula

California's high-speed rail project will begin between the small city of Corcoran and the unincorporated community of Borden...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by ThomasD, on Dec 29, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 2495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Exorbitant public employee retirements hit home

This story is front page on the Daily today. To put it in perspective - to quit working at 57 and begin collecting $200,000...

Original post made by howdowepayforthis? on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Fireman AJ, on Dec 29, 2010 at 11:13 am | 10 comments | 2003 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Holiday DUI arrests down from last year

Arrests for driving under the influence and traffic deaths over the holiday weekend are down compared to last year, according...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by MADD, on Dec 29, 2010 at 11:05 am | 5 comments | 2130 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Briones House makes '11 Most Endangered' list

Palo Alto's oldest structure, the 1844 adobe home of Juana Briones, was named today to the National Trust for Historic Preservation's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by elizabeth meub, on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 2556 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brothers arrested for robbing older man of $10

A 72-year-old man was knocked to the ground Friday morning and allegedly robbed of $10 by two brothers in the 2600 block...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2010
Last comment by EPA fo Life, on Dec 29, 2010 at 7:36 am | 11 comments | 2361 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

InnVision seeks $125,000 to help homeless

InnVision, the San Jose-based nonprofit organization that provides housing, medical, food and clothing assistance to Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by ag, on Dec 28, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 2101 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of bicyclist files wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a woman fatally struck by a big-rig while riding her bicycle in unincorporated Portola Valley last month has...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by rideabike, on Dec 28, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 34 comments | 4055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brief, powerful storm to hit Bay Area today

A brief but powerful storm is expected to hit the Bay Area this afternoon, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 28, 2010 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 2058 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'E-personation' law takes effect Jan. 1

A new law that will go into effect on Jan. 1 could bring online impersonators heavy fines or even jail time. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by ISO Justice, on Dec 28, 2010 at 7:37 pm | 12 comments | 2951 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wave of robberies raises concerns in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating a string of 14 robberies that have occurred around the city since late September -- the...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Dec 28, 2010 at 6:38 pm | 52 comments | 4334 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T fixes iphone problem in San Francisco, would Palo Alto NIMBYs kill this fix here?

AT&T is deploying wide-area WiFi hotspots around downtown San Francisco and Fisherman's Wharf to give iphone users data connectivity...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1968 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Candle-caused fire destroys Palo Alto garage

An unattended candle was the cause of a stubborn fire in a detached garage Thursday morning in the 800 block of Loma Verde...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by another neighbor, on Dec 28, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 18 comments | 2834 Views

SPORTS

Bowl game season gets busy this week before Stanford kicks off in Orange Bowl

Football fans will get their share of the postseason this week, long before Stanford takes on Virginia Tech in the Orange...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Dec 28, 2010 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 2254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing, dollars, fairness and the new Stanford Med Center

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Original post made on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by hugh treanor, on Dec 28, 2010 at 11:40 am | 8 comments | 4157 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA taking a look at Menlo Brown Act allegations

Whether Menlo Park City Council member Kelly Fergusson violated the state's Brown Act open-meeting law by campaigning for...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 28, 2010 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 2126 Views

SPORTS

Warriors cut Jeremy, can he make it back into the NBA?

No surprise, considering that Jeremy spent most of the season on the bench. Can he make a come back after getting some minor...

Original post made by bball on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by willywhiteshuz, on Dec 28, 2010 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2294 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Military Madness

Despite sustained denials by the Pentagon, the leaked cables from WikiLeaks confirm that U.S. military special operations...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by food for thought, on Dec 27, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident closes southbound Foothill Expressway

A single-vehicle car-into-tree accident along Foothill Expressway just south of Page Mill Road in Palo Alto has caused the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 27, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1595 Views

AROUND TOWN

2010: A year of crises, cutbacks, crime and caring

To capture the tenor of 2010, the Palo Alto Weekly has selected a range of top news events of the year. Though 2010 had many...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2010
Last comment by Optimist, on Dec 27, 2010 at 11:39 am | 5 comments | 2455 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police investigating 'person of interest' in robberies

Palo Alto police have a "person of interest" relating to several robberies in a continuing string of armed robberies -- the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by Enough!, on Dec 27, 2010 at 10:25 am | 5 comments | 2360 Views
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