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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Full memo on composting

This memo is offered for consideration during our July 15, 2009 determination of the fate of composting beginning 2012, and...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Palo Altan, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 3509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paper chase: Council candidates pull papers

Several prospective candidates visited the City Clerk's office Monday to pull candidacy papers. Councilman Larry Klein, former...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Another Clown, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 22 comments | 5540 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Most Trusted Man In America

Before I get to the politics of Vietnam, let me state some points I think everyone can agree with: 1) Walter Cronkite...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Jul 20, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 24 comments | 2022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior Games Money Not Yet Approved by City Council

I've been reading the stories about the paid staff for the Senior Games encouraging people to volunteer to work at the games. I...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1677 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Egregious lack of security

On Friday, June 26 at 10:30pm, I went shopping at Safeway, Midtown. I was in the midst of a big move, and as a result had...

Original post made by YSK on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 20, 2009 at 1:38 pm | 12 comments | 2614 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Punch your kid, go to jail... in Nebraska.

Bizarre, involving a Palo Alto family: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/07/15/BA5P18ODP8.DTL Punched...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 20, 2009 at 1:26 pm | 12 comments | 2072 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New building sought for Midtown site in Palo Alto

The Midtown site of a former BP/ARCO gas station at 2995 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto could become home to a mixed-use retail...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 20, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 32 comments | 3223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HSR meeting w/ Anna Eshoo Sat. 7/25 at 2pm

From Rep. Anna Eshoo's Office: Please attend a townhall meeting about High Speed Rail (HSR) with Rep. Anna Eshoo this Sat....

Original post made by Alex Green on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by It's the economy stupid, on Jul 20, 2009 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2796 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Perry: 'Nuclear dangers are grave, imminent'

The worldwide nuclear threat is greater today than at any time since the Cold War, former U.S. Secretary of Defense William...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by PA ONE, on Jul 19, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 12 comments | 3473 Views

AROUND TOWN

51,000 sq ft grocery store coming to Menlo Park

What gives with all the tiny supermarkets (less than 20,000 square feet) in Palo Alto. Small stores have terrible selections,...

Original post made by shopper on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 24 comments | 2538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man dies during bike ride in Menlo Park

Chris Hipp, a former professional bike rider and a founding member at Blade Systems Alliance, died Tuesday morning, July...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by RIP, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2780 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction starts on VA Mental Health Center

Work began this week on the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System's new $26 million mental health center, following...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by To the one who falsely accused Stanford..., on Jul 18, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 5 comments | 2795 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

ISRAEL

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Original post made by Jagjit Singh on Jun. 21, 2006
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 18, 2009 at 1:04 pm | 12 comments | 6186 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

French Workers Threaten to Blow up Nortel Networks

Workers at the French arm of telecommunications manufacturer Nortel Networks Corp. have threatened to blow up their factory...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Life in the Fast Lane, on Jul 18, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 2012 Views

AROUND TOWN

County validates 'wider-streets' petition

A community petition to require wider streets for new developments in Palo Alto was officially validated by Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Howard, on Jul 18, 2009 at 10:44 am | 10 comments | 1936 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

William Perry: 'Nuclear dangers are imminent'

The worldwide nuclear threat is greater today than at any time since the Cold War, former U.S. Secretary of Defense William...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Jul 18, 2009 at 10:02 am | 13 comments | 2329 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woodside OKs Jobs-Smythe contract on house

Woodside's Town Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night for a resolution that approves a contract between Apple co-founder Steve...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jul 18, 2009 at 7:42 am | 3 comments | 2507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters contain five-alarm Menlo Park blaze

Firefighters battled a five-alarm fire Thursday night at a structure containing three townhouses at 15 Susan Gale Court in...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Steve B., on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 2126 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jaguar crashes into downtown Palo Alto toy store

An elderly couple in a Jaguar sedan crashed into the Palo Alto Sport Shop and Toy World on Waverley Street Tuesday at approximately...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Jul 17, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 47 comments | 2705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Federal funds unlikely for Palo Alto fiber project

Palo Alto's long and tangled trek toward a citywide, high-speed broadband network is unlikely to attract federal aid in the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Jul 17, 2009 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 2132 Views
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