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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Helping the helpers

Two Palo Alto city councilmen are working to give local cash-strapped nonprofits a boost, using a new website on which charities...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Lucchesi, on Apr 2, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 2011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board tackles long-range plans for Gunn, Paly

To make room for increasing enrollment, Palo Alto school trustees tonight will be asked to approve long-range plans for Paly...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 2, 2009 at 12:51 pm | 5 comments | 2006 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto police to attend Oakland officers' funeral

A number of officers from the Palo Alto Police Department will attend a public funeral Friday for four Oakland police officers...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by RACE-another 4 letter word, on Apr 2, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 23 comments | 1959 Views

RESTAURANTS

Andale Taqueria closing

People are asking about the sudden closing of Andale Taqueria on University Avenue, a big loss for Andale fans. Andale...

Original post made by Sue Dremann, staff writer, Palo Alto Weekly on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Hank Beasley, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 4793 Views

AROUND TOWN

What "community benefits" do you think Stanford should provide for new hospital?

Approval of Stanford University's plan to greatly expand its shopping center and hospital facilities could hinge on the university's...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Apr 2, 2009 at 9:07 am | 22 comments | 2190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View sculpture may cross the border

A sculpture resting on the Mountain View side of the Palo Alto-Mountain View border could soon have a new home in Palo Alto....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by PL, on Apr 2, 2009 at 8:21 am | 9 comments | 1858 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altans want tough, open new police chief

Palo Alto's next police chief should be honest, innovative, experienced, independent, eloquent, technology-savvy, racially...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Be tough, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 39 comments | 2213 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto digs in for train-tunnel battle

Palo Alto is bracing for a tough, angry and uphill fight to keep the tunneling option on the table for a proposed high-speed...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jarred, on Apr 1, 2009 at 8:34 pm | 81 comments | 3180 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA health clinic to get federal stimulus funds

The South County Community Health Clinic in East Palo Alto will receive $236,533 in funds from the American Recovery and...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tired Taxpayer, on Apr 1, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 11 comments | 1710 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rising sea level means huge Bay Area impacts

The San Francisco Bay Area will bear the brunt of a predicted sea-level rise of 3 to 4 1/2 feet by the end of the century,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by MV, on Apr 1, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 18 comments | 3639 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Own a Black Car - Go to Jail

Sounds strange? The State of California by way of an unelected board in this case the CARB is planing on making the ownership...

Original post made by Step Ahead on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 1, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 17 comments | 1867 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama in the Drivers Seat?

In the scope of promised government openness where is Obama’s auto industry task force .gov web site? Here is part of...

Original post made by Transparency Please on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 1, 2009 at 11:46 am | 6 comments | 1759 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another attempt to raise our Health Insurance rates

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090328/ap_on_go_co/insurers_out_of_network The Senate is looking at how insurance companies...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 1, 2009 at 11:40 am | 23 comments | 2103 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed-rail agency strapped for cash

Just months after California voters approved the sale of $9.95 billion in bonds to build a high-speed rail line between San...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tom West, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:35 am | 11 comments | 1855 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rise of sea levels is 'the greatest lie ever told'

The uncompromising verdict of Dr Mörner is that all this talk about the sea rising is nothing but a colossal scare story,http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherboo...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:05 am | 11 comments | 1789 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo bill would promote use of electric vehicles

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, has introduced a bill that aims to increase the use of electric vehicles across the country. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 1, 2009 at 3:32 am | 8 comments | 1759 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Men used bat in Mountain View assault

Mountain View police arrested two men on charges of assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly attacking a man on the corner...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Downtown neighbor., on Mar 31, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 7 comments | 1851 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to debate utility rates tonight

The Utilities Department's plan to raise Palo Alto's electricity rates by 10 percent while trimming 10 percent off the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 31, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 1962 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge issues gag order in landlord case

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Original post made on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by SJC, on Mar 31, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 12 comments | 4574 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City-Supported King Plaza Farmer's Market?

I just read that our City Council is going to consider bringing an organic foods vendor to King Plaza every Wednesday. It's...

Original post made by Let\'s Spread the Green Around on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 31, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 5 comments | 1811 Views
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