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AROUND TOWN

Two Sunday quakes were 'relatively shallow'

The two Sunday earthquakes that jolted parts of the Midpeninsula and were centered in Los Altos occurred at a depth considered...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by yabadoo, on Dec 21, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 27 comments | 7945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire engines on 101 overpass?

What is up with the fire engines on the 101 north overpass? The firemen had climbed on top of the truck .. got to say it...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 5848 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars clean out Lutticken's cash registers

Sometime during the dark, damp hours of Saturday night and Sunday morning, burglars broke into Lutticken's Deli in Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 21, 2010 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 1927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree Lighting

Why is the City of Palo Alto one of the few cities that does not have a tree lighting? ...

Original post made by St. Nick on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Dec 21, 2010 at 11:09 am | 28 comments | 2424 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Serious solo accident closes WB San Antonio

A solo accident just before 6 a.m. today in which a man in his early 20s drove into a tree and light pole on San Antonio...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 21, 2010 at 10:10 am | 32 comments | 3587 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The impact of a singular man

In a photograph of David Lewis, the East Palo Alto community leader is standing amid sculptures of slaves in Zanzibar, Africa....

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Rose C. Bayly, on Dec 21, 2010 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 5526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cancer-Causing Hexavalent Chromium In Tap Water Of 89% Of US Sampled Cities

Look at San Jose levels .. not sure how to obtain similar statistics for Palo Alto http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/212079.php...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 21, 2010 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 1701 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash victim was Stanford visiting scholar

The man who died early Saturday when his car hit a tree and parked vehicle on Middlefield Road was a visiting scholar at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:37 am | 8 comments | 1962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does one know where would be best to watch today's lunar eclipse?

Is anyone going to watch the lunar eclipse tonight? Where would be the best place in bay area that is within a 30 minute...

Original post made by Paly Student on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by weather, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 1749 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police make arrest in killing of David Lewis

Investigators have arrested a suspect in the June fatal shooting of East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis, San Mateo...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Dec 21, 2010 at 12:53 am | 2 comments | 5833 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed at San Antonio Road Caltrain station

Three men, one of whom carried a gun, beat and robbed a San Francisco man at the San Antonio Road Caltrain station on Thursday...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by scary, on Dec 20, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 8 comments | 2263 Views

AROUND TOWN

12:50 a.m. crash on Middlefield kills Palo Alto man

A Palo Alto man died early this morning when his car smashed into a tree and a parked vehicle. The roadway was wet and slick...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 39 comments | 4093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making fitness fun

Wednesdays after school at the Palo Alto Family YMCA, fifth-graders from Fairmeadow and Palo Verde elementary schools come...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by pillyp, on Dec 20, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 3 comments | 2591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree on powerlines blacks out 2,500 homes today

About 2,500 Palo Alto residents lost power at 7:37 a.m. today (Sunday, Dec. 19) when a storm-weakened tree fell onto a primary...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 2104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pays $400K in bike-crash settlement

Palo Alto will pay $400,000 to settle a claim from a 57-year-old woman who suffered brain injuries after being thrown from...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 15 comments | 2759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where do Palo Altans look for entry level work?

Are there any local groups/organization where we can post a Palo Alto job listings? Our posts for an entry level job (in...

Original post made by employer on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by classified ads?, on Dec 20, 2010 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 1553 Views

AROUND TOWN

No 'Packard Court' -- too small a street for a giant

Palo Alto boasts streets named after a flamboyant banker, multiple tree species and various Victorian writers, but it would...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Wade Larsen, on Dec 20, 2010 at 7:19 am | 22 comments | 2962 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford, nurses reach tentative agreement

Stanford Hospital and its nurses' union have reached a tentative contract agreement after a more than 7-month stalemate that...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Not about the money., on Dec 20, 2010 at 6:11 am | 3 comments | 5071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Celling out?

Channing Avenue resident Tru Love and her neighbors are waging a battle against the Catholic Church. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by WHat a joke, on Dec 19, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 12 comments | 3004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar uses doggy door to enter Palo Alto home

A burglar who entered a Palo Alto home in the 1900 block of Edgewood Drive by breaking through a dog door stole three laptop...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by ChrisC, on Dec 18, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 7 comments | 2128 Views
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