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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Doc shredding event?

While driving down Alma today, as I passed either E. Meadow or Charleston (I forget which), there was a sign announcing a...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jul 19, 2013 at 11:48 pm | 2 comments | 721 Views

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Palo Alto resident to keynote convention of LGBT Mormans

Steve Young is a direct descendent of Brigham Young. News report in the Salt Lake Tribune: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56728340-78/lgbt-affirmation-mormons-conference.html.csp...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stabbing near Los Robles Park

My in-laws said there was a recent assault on a father a three-year-old daughter walking along Lis Robles park in the evening....

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 25, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 918 Views

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New Name for Main Library

Mitchell Park is a larger library so we have to rename our former Main Library. I suggest Steve Jobs' name since he lived...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 9, 2013 at 11:26 am | 14 comments | 761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mandate to obtain elevation certificates for flood insurance

There is a new Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act 2012 that requires everyone in the flood zone to produce elevation...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Sep 27, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 5588 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

you thought the Chinese were driving up Palo Alto home prices?

Palo Alto Online recently ran questionable stories claiming that Chinese home buyers were driving up Palo Alto home prices....

Original post made by resident on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by boscoli, on Oct 12, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 17 comments | 1127 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What should the possibilities of BART striking teach us in the Bay Area?

Not only are passengers being held hostage by BART, the possible double whammy of a bus strike makes East Bay commuters and...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 17, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 6 comments | 697 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google buses for everyone - public transportation that works.

At last, innovative public transportation for everyone that has a realistic approach to getting commuters to where they work...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 412 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Driverless cars are becoming a reality (not self drive cars)

A town in Britain will have driverless cars soon, why isn't the Bay Area doing something comprehensive along these lines....

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 8, 2013 at 9:02 pm | 5 comments | 573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Valley Key to Chinese Tech Giant - PA on Page Mill Road

In the SF Chronicle 11/20/13, Bloomberg Report is an article about the Chinese Suning Commerce Group opening a temporary...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 21, 2013 at 8:45 am | 5 comments | 5038 Views

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please don't park on the street on street sweeping days

Work crews try to sweep city streets once a week during the fall and winter. Unfortunately, scofflaws parking on the street...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2838 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wednesday's heavy rain - usual problems?

I was driving in the worst of the rain on Wednesday, lots of water pooling on Oregon off ramp. Did we have problems with...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2478 Views

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Please can we get the ugly back sides of buildings away from the street

I would like to return to seeing the fronts of buildings from the street, not the sides or the backs. All buildings have...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Midtowner, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 1 comment | 374 Views

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19-year-old Palo Alto native becomes youngest person to ski to South Pole

Inspiring story for adventurers and couch potatos alike. Report in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_24791176/n-19-year-old-resident-becomes-youngest-per...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 318 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google ferry instead of bus?

Instead of busing employees along 101, it seems that Google may be trying to ferry them down the Bay. http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2014/01/08/forget-the-bus-google-commuters-now...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 13 comments | 1044 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Would hovercrafts work as public transit around the Bay?

Now that Google are experimenting with ferries to get employees from San Francisco to Redwood City and then buses to Mountain...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by CIK, on Feb 6, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 14 comments | 1509 Views

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New 4 way stop on Loma Verde near El Carmelo School

A new stop sign has appeared on Loma Verde near El Carmelo school without any warning. As someone who regularly uses this...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 23, 2014 at 12:40 pm | 9 comments | 723 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Innovative suggestions for attracting people to public transit

This is the kind of innovative out of the box thinking that Bay Area transit, Caltrain, etc. need to do. Web Link It...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Mar 5, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 1 comment | 287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Time to talk to each other school board and council

Two articles in today's front page. 1. Citizens to aid panel in housing shortage http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2014/03/11/citizens-panel-to-aid-city-in-addressing-housing-...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Agree, on Mar 13, 2014 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 145 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Baylands boardwalk is closed

Saw this on the "Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve" Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/PAbaylands The boardwalk...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by WilliamR, on Mar 20, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 16 comments | 1267 Views
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