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AROUND TOWN

It's Daylight Saving Time

Twice a year I go crazy listening to people say Daylight Savings Time. There's no s at the end of saving. Will the writer...

Original post made by Curious Observer on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 31, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's Bowman International School purchases nearby property

Palo Alto's independent Bowman International School has purchased a 0.6-acre property just up the road, with plans to expand...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Question, on Oct 31, 2014 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 2143 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Traffic from Googleween was a horror show

What possessed Google to host a gigantic party without warning the neighbors? The traffic was truly horrifying. Non-Google...

Original post made by worker on Oct. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Yes on Measure C to update utility tax

Palo Alto currently generates about 7 percent of its general-fund revenue, or some $11 million, from the 5 percent utility...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by not yet, on Oct 31, 2014 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Airport runway set for overdue repairs

It didn't take long for Palo Alto to reap the benefits of taking over its namesake airport from Santa Clara County. The city...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:33 am | 36 comments | 4189 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measure B to increase hotel tax

Palo Alto Measure B would increase the city's transient occupancy tax, the tax added to hotel bills for visitors, from 12...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:02 am | 2 comments | 722 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to look at new uses for Municipal Services Center site

A proposal to move Palo Alto's Municipal Services Center and the Animal Services Center from their existing locations on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Engineer, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:24 pm | 25 comments | 3100 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles

Palo Alto's small fleet of shuttles could grow substantially in the coming months, as the city prepares to unveil new routes...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Iconoclast, on Oct 30, 2014 at 7:39 pm | 43 comments | 15869 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Older biker hit my son's bike tonight and drove off

My son was riding his bike home tonight from Paly. When he was riding on Churchill towards Alma, an older fellow riding from...

Original post made by upset mom on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Oct 30, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford students join in national sexual-assault protest

An almost funeral-like procession of about 100 somber Stanford University students marched from White Plaza to the Main Quad...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 30, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments | 3103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident Tim Cook made the international headlines today

Tim Cook published an essay is BusinessWeek magazine today and quickly made international headlines. Read it here: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-10-30/tim-cook-im-proud-...

Original post made by fanboy on Oct. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New direction proposed for Palo Alto's shuttle program

Palo Alto's tiny fleet of city-run shuttle buses may soon see a dramatic expansion, including a doubling of buses on the...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 30, 2014 at 7:36 am | 10 comments | 3288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford doctor is under quarantine after West Africa trip

Stanford University physician Dr. Colin Bucks has been placed on a voluntary 21-day quarantine following a trip to West Africa...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Left of Boom, on Oct 29, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 12 comments | 3204 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

All Star Game, What's the point?

I am not much of a baseball game, I find it boring, often low scoring, and watching oversized men squeeze into tight uniforms...

Original post made by World Cup Fan on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by musical, on Oct 29, 2014 at 10:06 pm | 6 comments | 2189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Employees Forced to Pay for Their Own Substitutes

Wow. I was finally getting used to not stirring up the unions, and then I started hearing (in spite of the lack of press...

Original post made by Jimmy Hoffa on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sea-REDDY, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 9 comments | 1432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford apologizes to voters for 'election guide'

Stanford University is investigating an independent academic research study conducted by Stanford and Dartmouth College political...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Oct 29, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 6 comments | 4191 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former police dispatcher sues Palo Alto VA

A former public-safety dispatcher for the VA Palo Alto has filed a lawsuit against the Palo Alto Department of Veterans Affairs...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 4804 Views

SPORTS

Gunn water polo teams wrap up regular-season division titles

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== The Gunn water polo program evidently is doing everything in tandem this season, which is...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 29, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 1827 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men injured in shooting, no arrests made

Two men were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto this evening, a police sergeant said. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/28/east-palo-alto-two-m...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State launches Halloween crackdown on under-age drinking

California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is ramping up its statewide efforts to reduce the number of minors...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1913 Views
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