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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Broken Traffic Signal: City Employee refuses to have fixed

As you can read below, one of our employees has failed to do her job and get the traffic lights in Palo Alto working. As...

Original post made by Stephen Rock on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 14, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 2615 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

it's a matter of pride

WOW, proud of the rescue boat, proud of the maps I feel better alraedy, wow it's a matter of pride, begging for million...

Original post made by fireman on Jan. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1983 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

So what do you think about, THE RESCUE BOAT?

Think the POWERS to be in Palo Alto might want to get to the BOTTUM of this program? I like the part where for years...

Original post made by fireman on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 14, 2009 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1834 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto OKs compost-technology task force

Palo Alto leaders remain as split as ever over the city's composting options, but they agreed Monday night to create a new...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 14, 2009 at 8:49 am | 6 comments | 1918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police recover counterfeit money

Palo Alto police arrested two people early Sunday morning on drug charges and ended up recovering more than $2,000 in counterfeit...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Dave Flohr, on Jan 14, 2009 at 12:37 am | 6 comments | 2020 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty in toddler shooting

Sergio Sanchez pleaded not guilty in court Monday in connection with the accidental shooting death of a 2-year-old last Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 13, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 4 comments | 1915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League juniors, Babe Ruth 13s, or both?

I am perplexed as to where to register my 13 year old baseball player for spring. There seems to be two options, but confused...

Original post made by Confused Parent on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Jan 13, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 2328 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bridge Painting/Tazer Deployment in Bol Park

Seeing that EPA recently had an issue with a previously deported ex-felon, I thought this story would go along well with...

Original post made by qq on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gennady Sheyner, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 2059 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

License-plate scanners worry civil libertarians

Palo Alto police officers will soon be able to collect and store license-plate numbers from passing cars without lifting...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 1786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks fed $$ for fiber, police, streets

Palo Alto officials have identified 10 projects that they feel stand a good chance of getting federal "stimulus" funds from...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by jardins, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 1904 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CRAWL BACK TO INDEPENDENCE

hOW IS TI THAT A PERSON AT THE BEGGINING OF HIS OR HER TURN AROUND IN LIFESTYELES,(BEING AN OK PERSON AND HONEST(W/SELF FIRST)V.R.S...

Original post made by maurice on Jan. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1879 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sea Ice Ends Year at Same Level as 1979

http://www.dailytech.com/Article.aspx?newsid=13834 Thanks to a rapid rebound in recent months, global sea ice levels now...

Original post made by Jarred on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jan 13, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 3 comments | 1706 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police search for two who robbed Le Boulanger

Menlo Park police are searching for two men in their late teens or early 20s, one armed with a knife, who robbed the Le Boulanger...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Jan 13, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 15 comments | 2065 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone had a custom handrail made lately?

I'm trying to figure out how to get an exterior handrail next to the front stairs made for my older PA home -- and to write...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, Palo Alto Weekly associate editor on Jan. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can anyone recommend a female therapist for a depressed teen?

My adult sister is going through a divorce, and her 14 year old daughter is, not surprisingly, having a very difficult (increasingly...

Original post made by Reed on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 13, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 7 comments | 2115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anti-Prop. 8 candlelight vigil scheduled

A candlelight vigil protesting the passage of Proposition 8 will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today at El Camino Real and...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Patricia, on Jan 13, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 83 comments | 2521 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Presidential Pardon Request Website

Comedy Central has setup a web form for requesting a Presidential Pardon while the getting is good. Have fun with it! http://blog.indecision2008.com/2009/01/12/geta-your-own-of...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 13, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 1850 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PUBLIC AGENDA: Architectural Review Board, public hearing on Lytton Plaza

The Palo Alto Architectural Review Board is scheduled to continue its public hearing on Lytton Plaza. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2750 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman stuck on island near Bixby Park in baylands

PAFD has been trying to rescue a woman who has been stuck on an island in the baylands near Bixby Park. The call came in...

Original post made by qq on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jan 13, 2009 at 11:30 am | 23 comments | 4369 Views

MOVIES

Do-gooders and evil-doers

The year-that-was offered film fans a plethora of noble protagonists and sinister miscreants to cheer and jeer. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on Jan 13, 2009 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 4595 Views
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