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PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 1470 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hail to the Residents

Original post made by Fred Balin on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by anon, on Aug 11, 2014 at 7:58 am | 8 comments | 720 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5947 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 2462 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 898 Views

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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 | 1886 Views

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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 | 2208 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 | 2074 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 1858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thoughts on the Lives of Children

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Original post made by Freyja on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Parent Squared, on Sep 8, 2007 at 6:01 am | 5 comments | 3483 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HP to dispose of Little Basin

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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 | 4676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 2090 Views

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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. 1979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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. 1947 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Junior Museum & Zoo's Bobcats Need A New Home

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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 | 3727 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ABAG Official Goes to Prison for Bond Fund Embezzlement

Former ABAG official sentenced in $3.9 million embezzlement (the link would copy - look at the Mtn Vw Voice) Why is this...

Original post made by From Mtn Vw Voice on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 28, 2016 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local grower for fruits?

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Original post made by FruitEater on Mar. 9, 2008
Last comment by JSD, on Mar 10, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 2558 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Website is STILL pathetic!

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Original post made by Frustrated on Sep. 15, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 20, 2007 at 9:30 am | 25 comments | 3627 Views

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HP Way?

I have a new high-end HP Laser Color Printer. In less than two months, it suddenly died. No light or any display. My computers...

Original post made by Frustrated on Apr. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 253 Views
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