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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Confrontation at the duck pond

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Original post made by John on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by Scott Prose, on Jun 8, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 29 comments | 7354 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Phyllis Seidman's family files claim against Palo Alto after SUV kills her on on Cowper Ave.

Phyllis Seidman was using her wheelchair in a crosswalk on Cowper Ave. (near Embarcadero Rd.) when an unidentified SUV driver...

Original post made by John on May. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1783 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High taxes driving biotech from CA

We are taxing ourselves into oblivion. California cannot continue along this track. "Genentech cited income-tax disparity...

Original post made by John on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Harold H., on Sep 28, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 18 comments | 1811 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California controller: State will run out of cash before April

Here we go again. http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14249833?source=rss . At what point do we understand that this state...

Original post made by John on Jan. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1520 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Buy Arizona, Boycott San Francisco

Arizona is doing the only rational thing it can do, since the federal government is purposely ignoring the immigration problem....

Original post made by John on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Politely RTM etc, on May 24, 2010 at 5:32 am | 45 comments | 2613 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will Joe Biden be dumped from the Dem ticket?

Biden is the gift that keeps on giving to the opponents of Obama. Will Barack dump him, in time for the election? Personally,...

Original post made by John on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by John Sutter, on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 35 comments | 1583 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. credit rating cut, again.

http://www.cnbc.com/id/49037337 We cannot print our way out of this mess. We need to produce our way out of it. A good...

Original post made by John on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 14, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 912 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Voluntary 'execution' by the state...a thought exercise

There is a lot argument about involuntary execution by the state, for incarcerated murderers. One big issue is about the...

Original post made by John on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 8 comments | 1164 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obamacare to more than double premiums for individual insurance in the Bay Area

Despite recent attempts to portray the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) as a winner for California citizens, regarding premiums,...

Original post made by John on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:25 pm | 14 comments | 1408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is Putin playing Obama?

Obama has not portrayed strength, in general. Putin seems to be playing him. My concern is that Obama will attempt to grow...

Original post made by John on Mar. 16, 2014
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Mar 17, 2014 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 466 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's not "it's" it's "its."

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Original post made by John on Jul. 17, 2006
Last comment by Frequent Reader, on Jul 18, 2006 at 11:03 am | 5 comments | 4387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scotts Seafood Demolished

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Original post made by John on Sep. 6, 2006
Last comment by RS, on Sep 6, 2006 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 4152 Views

AROUND TOWN

How do we honor veterans and their families here in Palo Alto?

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Original post made by john on Jan. 17, 2008
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Jan 19, 2008 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 2496 Views

AROUND TOWN

No more free side/backyard trash pick up.

So PASCO has decided to do less work for the same money or the same work for more money: http://www.pressbuttongetbacon.com/images/PASCO-notice.jpg Nice,...

Original post made by John on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:26 am | 21 comments | 3505 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flooding in Palo Alto: How good is drainage?

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Original post made by John Gale on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 5, 2008 at 11:33 am | 5 comments | 2680 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Creek Cleanup

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Original post made by John Guislin on May. 9, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3662 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PARKING PROGRESS: "The High Cost of Free Parking" by Donald C Shoup

Parking downtown, and neighborhood parking, seems like it needs a fresh look. This book (2011) mentions PALO ALTO many times,...

Original post made by John hackmann on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Right On!, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1236 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"A" for the Palo Alto Police Department; "F" for our abysmal mental health system

My 37 year old son has suffered from severe mental illness for almost 15 years now. Like many others who have similar diagnoses,...

Original post made by John Jacobs on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 10 comments | 713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Closing of John F. Dahl Plumbing

I read in Saturday's Daily Post that John F. Dahl Plumbing has closed. It was Palo Alto's oldest business, founded 115 years...

Original post made by John K on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Nov 25, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 8 comments | 3291 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dinah's Shack

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Original post made by john Labutski on Apr. 22, 2007
Last comment by Cece Moore, on Jun 3, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 4 comments | 5102 Views
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