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PALO ALTO ISSUES

April Fool's Day in June??

The latest instructional missive with your utility bill from the Utilities Department - in living color - must be a joke....

Original post made by Jim on Jun. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Your kids are smoking marijuana near my house

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Original post made by Jim on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by anon., on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:42 am | 44 comments | 5401 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Painting house numbers on curbs

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Original post made by Jim on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by phil welch, on Aug 14, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 9 comments | 4836 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Security State is a Good Thing

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Original post made by Jim on Jun. 3, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 7, 2007 at 9:15 am | 44 comments | 3445 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Telling the Truth is a Good Thing. Tony Blair

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Original post made by Jim on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 18, 2007 at 9:57 pm | 2 comments | 2934 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

War of Civilizations

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Original post made by Jim on Jun. 21, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 23, 2007 at 11:27 am | 3 comments | 3209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Global warming fraud cabal

A hacker seems to have gotten into a major university database in England, and it looks really bad for those true believers...

Original post made by Jim on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:40 am | 21 comments | 2626 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

ClimateGate intensifies....

This scandal does not appear to be going away. Given its implications, it is much bigger than Watergate. Note to PA Online...

Original post made by Jim on Nov. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2008 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chemical weapons in the Mid-East

"There would be enormous consequences if we start seeing movement on the chemical weapons front or the use of chemical weapons."...

Original post made by Jim on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 20, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 990 Views

AROUND TOWN

No power on Thanksgiving

So we awoke Thanksgiving day to a power outage at 6:41. The lights came on then went off, along with all the power. Interesting...

Original post made by Jim on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 9 comments | 2153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Misleading mailers and Prop. 16

In the last few days I have received in the mail three large, slick, four-color postcards urging me to vote Yes on Proposition...

Original post made by Jim Burch on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Pro-choice, on Jun 10, 2010 at 8:52 am | 29 comments | 2193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Killing all the trees on California Avenue

Does anyone have an idea why the city is chopping down all the trees along the California Avenue shopping district. I can't...

Original post made by Jim Fruchterman on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Kenneth Peter, on Sep 20, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 18 comments | 3268 Views

RESTAURANTS

What's happening at Wahoo's?

Is Wahoo's closing? Drove by yesterday and it's totally empty. Tables have all been removed. ...

Original post made by Jim H. on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 16, 2011 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 2085 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Employee costs/labor contracts are crippling Palo Alto

Front page story in the Mercury News today http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_21370598/bay-area-public-officials-break-bank-unused-sick Of...

Original post made by Jim H. on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by its outrageous, on Aug 23, 2012 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 1058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

El Camino Park latest - LATE 2015!!

El Camino Park was originally scheduled to open by last summer. It is now scheduled to open in late 2015, over 2 years after...

Original post made by Jim H. on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 11, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments | 424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Student Arrested??

Anyone hear anything about a student at Jordan being taken away by the police today? I've heard rumors that a police car...

Original post made by Jim H. on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 31, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 6 comments | 1725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Apple's expansion in Cupertino

Here's a video of Steve Jobs presenting to the Cupertino City Council for a new building they want to build on the old HP...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Jun 18, 2011 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 1185 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Memorial Stadium Vs. Stanford Stadium (Public vs. Private)

The renovation of the UC Berkeley Memorial Stadium renovation cost $321M and took about 21 months. Stanford Stadium was...

Original post made by Jim H. on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Samuel, on Aug 31, 2012 at 8:53 am | 13 comments | 2211 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Making the PAFD Alumni Association Proud

Look what PAFD's old Deputy Fire Chief is up to. Looks like he retired from Palo Alto so he can collect his pension, and...

Original post made by Jim H. on Sep. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are they sweeping the sidewalks???

Given the budget crisis, why is it that I see the sidewalks downtown being swept with miniature street sweepers twice a week?...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 5, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 8 comments | 1624 Views
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