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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New districts would shift power on Peninsula

A state-senate redistricting proposal, released by the nonpartisan California Citizens Redistricting Commission, would make...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by smmmmm, on Jul 1, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 1705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please Keep Your Children on a Leash

I have a pet peeve. I first noticed this behavior when my husband, child, and I were visiting open houses. There were many...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 32 comments | 1705 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

TV thief threatens to run over Walmart employees

A man threatened to run over two Walmart employees with his minivan on Dec. 23 after walking out of the Mountain View store...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by Double D, on Dec 30, 2010 at 11:13 pm | 12 comments | 1705 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Giving kudos where kudos are due to Obama

Thanks and congrats to Pres BHO for firmly stating the obvious at Buchenwald.......

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by A veteran, on Jun 8, 2009 at 6:32 am | 7 comments | 1705 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and Missle Defense

OK, so we now see Obama defending one great president (Reagan) and one very good president (GW Bush). Reagan won the cold...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Winkle, on Dec 15, 2010 at 7:11 am | 51 comments | 1705 Views

AROUND TOWN

When life gives you lemons ...

A yard full of fruit trees can offer fragrant blossoms, lovely looks and healthy snacks. But what to do when a yard is so,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 28, 2011 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 1705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone had a custom handrail made lately?

I'm trying to figure out how to get an exterior handrail next to the front stairs made for my older PA home -- and to write...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, Palo Alto Weekly associate editor on Jan. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Help is available

The Palo Alto School District has provided the following list of resources people can call on during a crisis. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by mommie dear, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Penny wise?

Another Tuesday, another 3 trips of heavy duty diesels to pick up the divided waste streams. It is time for some zero based...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 15 comments | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The rotten apples living in Menlo Park, Palo Alto and Atherton

Please view: Diridon's Rotten Apples comment from the Nov 5th board meeting on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRecXlwFXWA Not...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 11, 2009 at 9:33 am | 4 comments | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Review of Taser use is timely and necessary

No fatalities have occurred from the seven instances in which Palo Alto police officers have used Tasers to help subdue or...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by bill, on Dec 23, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 12 comments | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three stores cited for selling booze to a minor

Three adults at three different stores were cited in Menlo Park last Saturday (May 1) for allegedly selling alcohol to a...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2010 at 4:00 am | 3 comments | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund recipients awarded $232,000 in grants

Grants totaling $232,000 were awarded to 44 local nonprofits Monday (April 25) thanks to donations raised by the 17th annual...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Chales Halterman, DDS, MA, on May 1, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Getting Channel 7

Do any of you other Palo Altans get HDTV for free via antenna and have trouble getting a clean signal from Channel 7 (ABC)?...

Original post made by CrunchyCookie on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Oct 14, 2011 at 9:30 am | 8 comments | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Timing/Synchronization of new light on Alma

In the past week since the new light on Alma near Meadow has been functioning, I have been stopped by this light each of...

Original post made by Driver on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 8, 2012 at 12:53 pm | 2 comments | 1704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New day care center to open near Baylands

Seeking to accommodate a ballooning student population, Palo Alto officials swiftly and enthusiastically approved on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by a parent of Mustard Seed, on Jan 16, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 1704 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed-rail ridership figures challenged

The agency charged with building California's controversial high-speed rail system is basing its ridership and revenue forecasts...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by fed up, on Feb 14, 2010 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 1704 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto considering Facebook lawsuit

City officials from East Palo Alto will meet in closed session Thursday to discuss a possible lawsuit against Facebook. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Jan 6, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 41 comments | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto dumps controversial fire-staffing study

Palo Alto officials have scrapped a much-anticipated study into staffing levels at the Fire Department after learning that...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by LT, on May 15, 2010 at 6:45 am | 1 comment | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to consider smoke-alarm requirement

Palo Alto could become the second California city to require builders, landlords and homeowners working on construction projects...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 8, 2010 at 10:10 pm | 3 comments | 1704 Views
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