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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downed powerlines black out, brown out Palo Alto

Substantial portions of Palo Alto suffered electrical power brownouts or blackouts tonight, but no city announcement has...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Here we go again....., on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:32 am | 43 comments | 3471 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sand Hill Road reopens after gas-leak closure

A portion of Sand Hill Road in San Mateo County near Woodside was closed briefly Monday afternoon due to a gas main break. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 1, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 2329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State of the City: Finances, youth, energy, environment, land use are interwoven challenges

The 2010 "State of the City" address is the highpoint of tonight's City Council meeting, delivered by Mayor Pat Burt in the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 1, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 2407 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys advance to CCS hoops semifinals

What started as a rout, ended too close for comfort for the Palo Alto boys' basketball team as it advanced in the Central...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Mar 1, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 2319 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Part of Sand Hill closed due to gas main break

The 1.6-mile section of Sand Hill Road between Whiskey and Portola roads is closed in both directions due to a break in a...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by R Wray, on Mar 1, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 2016 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Catastrophe in Chile

Following coverage of the wreckage in Chile, I can't help but admire the Chileans. You see supermarkets cracked open...

Original post made by Jennifer on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 1, 2010 at 5:34 pm | 16 comments | 2443 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The antitrust advocate

Gary Reback has the subtle restlessness of a man facing a deadline. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12380...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mark Borofka, on Mar 1, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 4 comments | 2141 Views

AROUND TOWN

2007 Gunn High School grad Lawrence Park ends his life

Lawrence Park, 20, a 2007 graduate of Gunn High School, is being mourned by family, friends and classmates at University...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Helpful Realist, on Mar 1, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 48 comments | 6371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto will focus on street repairs, bike lanes

Rebuilt libraries, a new roof for the Palo Alto Arts Center and the closure of the city's landfill should top Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Mar 1, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 27 comments | 3478 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The most dangerous intersections in Palo Alto

Town and Country shopping center entrances on both Embarcadero and El Camino. Someone will be seriously injured at one or...

Original post made by Old Palo Alto on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 8 comments | 1922 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pilots' group urges tighter procedures at airport

Acutely aware of the Palo Alto Airport's limited-visibility future, the airport's pilots' and aircraft-owners' group is pushing...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 134 comments | 10770 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 32, shot and killed in East Palo Alto

A man was shot and killed at an East Palo Alto apartment building Wednesday night. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=15868...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 1941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

weird power situation

Anyone else experiencing decreased electricity in their homes, starting about 8:30p? According to one piece of equipment,...

Original post made by JSD on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by nat, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 32 comments | 3022 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto lawyer, fiancee, die in plane crash

A prominent Palo Alto patent lawyer and his fiancee were killed Friday after the private plane he was piloting hit a tree,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by DDW, on Mar 1, 2010 at 11:37 am | 53 comments | 3191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage in south Palo Alto

I live on Rorke way. Around 835pm Sunday we experienced a brownout. 911 aparently knows about this but the utilities is busy....

Original post made by Becky B on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 1, 2010 at 9:00 am | 7 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power Outage

What's going on in Midtown? Anyone else experiencing a power outage? It's weird because some of the lights in our house...

Original post made by Midtowner on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 1, 2010 at 3:46 am | 3 comments | 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Megastorm' could hit area as hard as a 'quake

An unimaginably big "megastorm" could hit the Bay Area and California as hard or harder than an earthquake, a researcher...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 28, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 38 comments | 3790 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The airplane crash, is a map/picture worth 1000 words ?

This map image from Google maps gives a very informative view of the airplane crash in EPA. http://www.flickr.com/photos/56644143@N00/4390251671/ This...

Original post made by Anon. on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 28, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 9 comments | 1837 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Witness saw plane 'suddenly appear from the fog'

The Cessna 310R that crashed in pieces into an East Palo Alto neighborhood flew in a level or slight climb at low altitude...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Cessna172pilot, on Feb 28, 2010 at 5:17 am | 18 comments | 5811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man killed when hit by Caltrain in Mountain View

A southbound Caltrain fatally struck an adult male pedestrian in Mountain View late this afternoon (Thursday), disrupting...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by citizen, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:30 pm | 23 comments | 2196 Views
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