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Barrie Coate Cal Ave Videographer: Please Help Me Find Him

Our citizen’s event yesterday with Barrie Coate at the California Avenue Farmer’s Market was special, timely, extremely informative,...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by mj, on Sep 28, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1609 Views


What's Wrong With The City's Plan For Tree Replacement? - Citizens' Discussion and Decision at 10/3 Cal Ave Farmers' Market

Come to the Citizen's Discussion, Brainstorm, and Decision Meeting Noon Tomorrow, Sunday, October 5, California Avenue Farmer's...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Noel, on Oct 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 1449 Views


Cal Ave Trees– If You Care, You Must Be There: Thursday 6:30 pm, Escondido School

Tomorrow evening is a critical juncture in a push to erase the euphemism from “civic engagement” and the oxymoron from “government...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:41 am | 8 comments | 1903 Views


Cal Ave Tree Replanting - Citizens' Group Info Table at Sunday's (11/15) Farmers' Market

To further increase public awareness and understanding of the California Avenue street tree replanting plan (released by...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Nov. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1738 Views


Proposed Budget: Reduce Engine Service, Increase EMS, Trim OT

Fire engine service from one of the Palo Alto Fire Department's six round-the-clock stations would be reduced, possibly dramatically,...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:21 pm | 1 comment | 1197 Views


Hail to the Residents

Excerpted from prepared comments at last week’s invitation-only "Meet the Candidates" at the home of Janet Dafoe: It’s...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by anon, on Aug 11, 2014 at 7:58 am | 8 comments | 477 Views


Steve Jobs, Apple, and Palo Alto

Steve Jobs rarely looks to the past; it is the present state of his art and his inexorable drive toward the next big thing...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Svatoid, on Oct 6, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 16 comments | 5158 Views


From CAADA to BACA: Heads Up!

It has been a little over two years since the trees fell on California Avenue, but clearly understanding the seminal events...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Dec. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1927 Views


The Scharff Conundrum

Greg Scharff is opposed to PCs. Flat out opposed. The Planned Community ordinance should be scrapped, he stated at a council...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Organiclaws, on Oct 8, 2014 at 10:24 pm | 9 comments | 583 Views


The Last Days of The Good Ship 1601

Its aging mates had already been leveled and its prominence obscured by green, fence-meshing around the 17-acre site. And...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 12, 2015 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1453 Views


Weekly Layoffs

With the Weekly busily reporting on everyone else's economic woes, it's strange that it hasn't reported on its own nearly...

Original post made by frederick meyers on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Izzy, on Mar 18, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 15 comments | 1993 Views


Fireworks (?) Bust in Hoover Park

Has anyone been concerned about the rising use of fireworks in Hoover Park? I live across the street and last night I...

Original post made by Freighter on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 8, 2009 at 11:22 am | 6 comments | 1908 Views


Does Palo Alto test for pharmaceudicals in water?

I just read an interesting AP article about the need for measurement of pharmaseudical redidue in municipal water sources....

Original post made by Fresh Water on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Doom, on Apr 19, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1713 Views


Thoughts on the Lives of Children


Original post made by Freyja on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Parent Squared, on Sep 8, 2007 at 6:01 am | 5 comments | 3259 Views


HP to dispose of Little Basin


Original post made by Friend of HP on Dec. 8, 2006
Last comment by hiker, on Apr 3, 2008 at 4:55 pm | 3 comments | 4458 Views


City halts work on Cal Ave tree planting and streetscape plan pending public meetings

Just discovered a press release posted yesterday on the City web site, following up on the City Manager's remarks at the...

Original post made by friend of trees and Cal Ave on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mama, on Oct 2, 2009 at 8:09 am | 15 comments | 1892 Views


Spring in Guadalupe Gardens, San Jose

Annual Spring in Guadalupe Gardens event celebrates gardening, environment A celebration of the out-of-doors, with...

Original post made by Friends of Guadalupe on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1878 Views


Preschool Family Alumni thank you

Thanks to the many attendees at the Preschool Family Alumni barbeque and film premiere this past Saturday (September 25)....

Original post made by Friends of Preschool Family on Sep. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1704 Views


Junior Museum & Zoo's Bobcats Need A New Home


Original post made by Friends of the PA Junior Museum & Zoo on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Molly, on Mar 13, 2008 at 6:05 pm | 6 comments | 3380 Views


Cost to open Cubberley?

Flush with Measure A funds, the district is moving forward with expanding Gunn and Paly campuses in the most expensive ways...

Original post made by Frugal on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Frugal, on Mar 23, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 21 comments | 2072 Views
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