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Money Sucking Santa Clara County Government Tube

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Santa Clara County government is like a long pneumatic tube. Money gets sucked into the tube from Palo Alto, Los Altos and Mountain View. The money comes out the other end in San Jose, where it is spent by bureaucrats on their pet project. The North County pays but seldom sees the benefits of its…

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen refuses to investigate charges of rape

Maria Auxiliadora Moncada Flores, y Melissa Caceres Auxiliadora Moncada de Masatepe Nicaragua

Victim(s) statement to the Palo Alto Police Victim(s) Maria Auxiliadora Moncada Flores, y Melissa Caceres Auxiliadora Moncada de Masatepe Nicaragua statement to the Palo Alto Police. “El sospechoso violación a la víctima sobre una base diaria. El sospechoso ordenaría a tener relaciones sexuales. Si se negaba El sospechoso podría arrancarle la ropa y tener relaciones sexuales…

Palo Alto Free Press is on international assignment

Death Valley National Park

We will be back January 2014. Palo Alto Free Press and staff will be reporting periodically as time permits. Don’t be discouraged…Please check back with us on our whereabouts as our adventure continues on to Central America and beyond…… Special thanks to parts manager Paul Barsanti Land Rover Redwood City for sending power steering pump two…

This is a test of the Palo Alto emergency breakfast system!

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The Palo Alto Fire Department raised eyebrows when it used a countywide emergency alerts system to send residents information about a charity pancake breakfast. AlertSCC, send messages to 27,000 people in Santa Clara County about Saturday’s charity event at park in Palo Alto. The event was intended to raise money for a city effort to…

Welcome to Palo Alto – Now empty out your pockets!

Palo Alto Welcome Sign

For the millions of visitors who visit Palo Alto annually, that greeting, “Welcome to Palo Alto” represents a sign of friendship. However, for those who live just a stone’s throw away, in East Palo Alto, it’s more like an International Border crossing with unspoken conditions of travel appearing to be specially designed for the vast…

Palo Alto artwork some may find unpalatable

Silver Bull in a Dog's Park Park

There always seems to be this fear among Palo Alto’s leaders that if were not on the cutting edge of the latest city government trends, we’ve got to catch up. Whether it’s electric cars or banning plastic bags, recycling food scraps or adding green bike lanes, Palo Alto can’t fall behind the hip cities in…

Local man sues over mosquito accident related injuries

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A San Francisco man is suing the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District, demanding it here his claim that one of its employees caused a car accident in which the man was injured. The mosquito district said Brandon Low failed to file the claim within the allotted amount of time and is refusing…