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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drunk-driving arrests top 1,700

More than 1,700 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the first...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 1, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 2313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

All but one Palo Alto 'Tinsley kids' off to college

Of the 22 "Tinsley kids" who graduated from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools in June, 21 reported plans to go on to college,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 26 comments | 6896 Views

SPORTS

Top safety commits to Stanford football

Woodberry Forest School (Virginia) senior safety Ed Reynolds officially committed to Stanford and the football program on...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Stanford/Woodberry alum, on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 10 comments | 3526 Views

SPORTS

Oklahoma takes home Sun Bowl Trophy with win over Stanford

In the final analysis, give Tavita Pritchard credit for his courage and give Toby Gerhart credit for his tremendous ability...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 1, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 2 comments | 2421 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Coming to the end of the Decade without a Name

Here we are at the end of the decade that is nameless. Before it started, we were all abuzz with the Y2K bug and wondering...

Original post made by No Name Decade on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by No Name Decade, on Jan 1, 2010 at 11:18 am | 8 comments | 2726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park considering suspending Tinsley Settlement

Tinsley settlement The Tinsley voluntary transfer program resulted from a 1986 court settlement over a desegregation lawsuit....

Original post made by palo alto mom on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Don't hold EPA back!, on Jan 1, 2010 at 6:43 am | 66 comments | 252911 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Montecito crash 'made everybody's life terrible'

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Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by K., on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:56 am | 59 comments | 9034 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two more fatalities on Caltrain today.

We need to improve Caltrain safety. http://www.ktvu.com/news/22098925/detail.htmlhttp://www.ktvu.com/news/22098925/detail.htmlhttp://www.ktvu.com...

Original post made by KTVU on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by dab, on Dec 31, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1953 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Roadway pedestrian hit by car on Alma Street

A 63-year-old man walking in the roadway on Alma Street Wednesday night was hit by a car and suffered a concussion, Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by KT, on Dec 31, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 2197 Views

SPORTS

A look at the 76th annual Brut Sun Bowl

2009 BRUT SUN BOWL FACTS What: 76th Annual Brut Sun Bowl Who: Stanford (6-3 Pac-10, 8-4 Overall) vs. Oklahoma (5-3 Big...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 31, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 8 comments | 2884 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Unanimous jury recommends death for Alvarez

Convicted killer Alberto Alvarez should receive the death penalty for murdering East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by babysoft, on Dec 31, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 40 comments | 3087 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drunk-driving arrests up in Bay Area

The California Highway Patrol has arrested 160 impaired drivers in the Bay Area since Thursday evening. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 31, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 16 comments | 2297 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$100,000 stolen from local philanthropists

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation announced Monday it had terminated an employee who allegedly stole $100,000 from...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by stool, on Dec 31, 2009 at 2:19 am | 10 comments | 3496 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How it happened: California Avenue tree-cutting timeline

A timeline of events surrounding the California Avenue tree-removal project, constructed from internal correspondences of...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Greg Hargrove, on Dec 30, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 11 comments | 2650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside attorney named Superior Court judge

Woodside resident and trial attorney Theodore C. Zayner has been appointed as a judge on the Superior Court of Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Steven & Susan, on Dec 30, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 2570 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Year's Eve: from reverence to revelry

New Year's Eve celebrants will have a variety of options to welcome 2010 this Thursday as restaurants, clubs and religious...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by partygirl, on Dec 30, 2009 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 6169 Views

RESTAURANTS

Flavorful food found fast (usually)

I made a big mistake. The first day I cruised over to Lulu's in the refurbished Town & Country Village for a Mexican take-out...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by mmmmmmmmMom, on Dec 29, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 7 comments | 5049 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Year's Eve Party with Kids?

Where can we find New Year's Eve parties that will allow slightly older kids (13 & 9) to attend? Most parties/balls I know...

Original post made by PAMom on Dec. 29, 2009
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Witness describes an aggressive Alvarez

Alberto Alvarez moved aggressively forward while East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May retreated in the seconds before...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Toni Stark, on Dec 29, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 5 comments | 2021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain offering free rides New Year's Eve

Caltrain is offering free rides to passengers after 11 p.m. on New Year's Eve to encourage revelers not to drive, according...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 29, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 2151 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

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