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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Slowed-down Stop Light at Embarcadero and Greer

I live off Embarcadero near Greer. A few months ago I noticed that the traffic was backing up at Greer and Embarcadero when...

Original post made by Local Resident on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Nieghbor, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 11 comments | 431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Not the 1st time he's been accused of rape

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Original post made by local resident on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 9, 2007 at 3:52 am | 18 comments | 3885 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What do Atherton police do?

Another periodical put out the Atherton salaries today; the police officers salaries range from 112000 to 140000. Since...

Original post made by localmom on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by scoflaws complain, on Feb 24, 2012 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto median home prices in 94306 have dropped 48.6%, according to San Jose Merc

Here's a link to the March 21, 2009 article on median home prices and sales in Santa Clara County by ZIP code: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_11959743?IADID=Search-www.mercuryne...

Original post made by Location Location Location on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 23, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 10 comments | 1966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

63% increase in Palo Alto burglaries this year

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/san-mateo-county-times/ci_21250140/police-cuts-rumors-easy-targets-fuel-bay-area...

Original post made by lock it or lose it on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by PAPD Failure, on Aug 12, 2012 at 10:52 am | 5 comments | 1602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Come see "Babes in Arms"!

The Grab Bag Theater presents a fantastic production of “Babes in Arms!” The show, with performances on May 24th, 25th and...

Original post made by Logan Walter on May. 13, 2013
There are no comments yet. 887 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Utility Departments Excess Funds

Our Utility Department has started the process of discussing possible rate increases in the new year. However, they have...

Original post made by Lois on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 5, 2008 at 10:55 am | 6 comments | 1786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A College Terrace Improvement Project

An item on the City Council Agenda for Monday nights meeting caught my eye: "Approval of Construction Contract With Granite...

Original post made by Lois on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 1565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

40 of California Avenues Newly Planted Trees are Timmed - WHY?

An article in the Daily News on Thanksgiving Day reveals that a tree trimming crew has "harshly pruned" about 40 of the newly...

Original post made by Lois on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by David, on Nov 28, 2010 at 7:31 pm | 5 comments | 1327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is Your Utility Bill Late?

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Original post made by Lois on May. 28, 2008
Last comment by Sue Dremann, Palo Alto Weekly staff reporter, on May 30, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are Home Prices Falling Even in Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Lois on Aug. 6, 2008
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 11, 2008 at 12:28 pm | 12 comments | 2242 Views

AROUND TOWN

There was last week, and this week I came to work

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Original post made by Lois Giovacchini on Aug. 8, 2006
Last comment by Jay, on Aug 13, 2006 at 9:48 pm | 3 comments | 4472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Intersections on Loma Verde are loose gravel pits

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Original post made by Loma Verde Driver on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by g, on Aug 28, 2008 at 7:52 am | 7 comments | 2336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto To Restructure The American Dream

Palo Alto has a job opening for an Assistant to the City Manager for Sustainability. The goal is for our city to become a...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:49 am | 13 comments | 2227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where do (Us) Nerds Go to Retire?

Palo Alto is too urban these days. I don't want to retire here anymore, even if I could afford it. Please suggest good...

Original post made by Long-time Palo Altan on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by East Side!, on Apr 21, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 16 comments | 1083 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Use Less, Pay More... Victims of our utility company

Each year my wife and I use less utilities per month. Each year our bills go up significantly. We use less, they get more....

Original post made by Longtime Res on Jan. 25, 2009
Last comment by Longtime Res, on Feb 1, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 11 comments | 1860 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Explain the "new" Town Forum

Maybe someone can explain the new Town Square and specifically the way editing works now. In some threads I see the following "Due...

Original post made by longtime weekly reader on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Sep 20, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sarah Palin: no sense of shame

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Original post made by Look in the mirror on Oct. 7, 2008
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Oct 7, 2008 at 1:20 pm | 8 comments | 1990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are there still parrots (conures) around Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Looking for Parrots on Feb. 17, 2007
Last comment by srimoyee, on May 7, 2014 at 11:52 am | 17 comments | 5707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcycle Police Officers

Does the city now have a stated plan to increase the number of tickets from these guys? I understand an increased presence...

Original post made by Looking for the value on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 25, 2012 at 9:05 pm | 6 comments | 919 Views
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