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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto delays local bike-share program

Palo Alto has temporarily scrapped its plans for a local bicycle-sharing program to pursue a leading role in a regional project....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Bernard & Jane Leitner, on Dec 3, 2008 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2159 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police auditor to investigate 'racial-profiling'

The police auditor whose investigation is expected to shed light on Palo Alto's debate over racial profiling will receive...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:22 am | 37 comments | 2336 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill would require more use of renewable energy

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, that would require state utilities to buy one-third of their energy...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 3, 2008 at 3:05 am | 4 comments | 2566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto search for robbers called off

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Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by You Know, on Dec 2, 2008 at 11:33 pm | 8 comments | 2157 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Peeping Tom? Middlefield & Kingsley 8:00pm Tues

police in my neighborhood Professorville are looking for a peeping tom--and we wondered if anyone else besides one of my...

Original post made by Middlefield /Kingsley resident on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 2, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 2256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feeding body and soul

In a small warehouse off Bay Road in East Palo Alto, more than 100 people gathered for a Thanksgiving celebration Nov. 23,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by ???, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 2142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

War crimes in Iraq

The objective of these targeted assassinations is to "kill a nation", the destroy Iraq's ability to educate its people, to...

Original post made by Lisa Cohen on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 2, 2008 at 5:49 pm | 3 comments | 2033 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may delay costly bike-sharing program

Palo Alto may scrap its plans for a Paris-style bike-sharing program in favor of a more regional and less costly approach. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by T, from Duveneck/St Francis, on Dec 2, 2008 at 5:41 pm | 27 comments | 2138 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report alleges police tampered with Taser recordings

An audio-video forensics expert has called into question the integrity of Palo Alto police conduct following a March 15 incident...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Dec 2, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 15 comments | 2265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

Johnson's retirement Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10001 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 2, 2008 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 2311 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are crass Christmas lights worth soldiers' lives?

I'm sickened by the gross display of brightly lit Christmas decorations. How does an ostentatious display of 8 huge, inflated...

Original post made by stella on Nov. 30, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:28 am | 18 comments | 2290 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real Estate Agents Should Own Up To Their Role

I'm wondering when national and local real estate agents will own up to their role in the financial/credit debacle. ...

Original post made by Scammed on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:20 am | 1 comment | 1752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mock Election held at JLS Middle School today

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Original post made on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by person, on Dec 1, 2008 at 9:54 pm | 7 comments | 2351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain improvements may come soon because of High Speed Rail

I think these are both important upgrades to the existing Caltrain system. According to the Mercury-News: "What particularly...

Original post made by Greg K on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Clem, on Dec 1, 2008 at 8:02 pm | 135 comments | 12157 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton gets second chance in CCS football

For the Menlo-Atherton football team, this year is all about last year when the Bears saw their sensational season end in...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Woodside Community member, on Dec 1, 2008 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 2282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hire 'sustainability coordinator' next year

Palo Alto's war on waste will soon have a new general leading the charge. City officials plan to hire a sustainability coordinator...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 1, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 16 comments | 2113 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who is the President of the USA right now?

Barack Obama has been on TV every morning this week, discussing his economic recovery plan and introducing his various advisors....

Original post made by Greg K on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 1, 2008 at 9:27 am | 17 comments | 2318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

An alliance to help make Palo Alto a 'sustainable community'

In recent weeks and months, a group of us in Palo Alto have forged a new organization, the "Alliance for a Livable Palo Alto,"...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Trapped, on Nov 30, 2008 at 11:52 pm | 44 comments | 7940 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study: Premature-birth drug has no benefit

A drug commonly used to prevent premature births has no benefit in prolonging pregnancies, according to a study by the Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by I was 28 weeks, on Nov 30, 2008 at 10:59 pm | 5 comments | 1974 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Private' Edgewood meeting concerns residents

A private meeting set for tonight (Wednesday) between an Edgewood Plaza developer and certain residents has some neighbors...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by concerned dad, on Nov 30, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 26 comments | 1970 Views
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