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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Close the Climate Goal Gap: Sign the "Compost/Anaerobic Digestion" Petition

Palo Alto has a dirty little secret: We are one of the last two cities in California to incinerate our sewage sludge. Oh...

Original post made by Lisa VanDusen on Feb. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1322 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn burglary suspects arrested, laptops found

Two laptop computers were recovered and two 18-year-old suspects arrested today (Aug. 3) in connection with a Gunn High School...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 7, 2011 at 4:50 am | 11 comments | 1322 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor's wish list: Volunteers with the giving spirit

It is easy to assume that all Palo Altans are well off, but as evidenced by the nearly 500 people who were provided free...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Peters, on Nov 29, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 6 comments | 1322 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto shooting wounds two teens

Two teens were injured in a Wednesday night shooting that may have been motivated by road rage in East Palo Alto, police...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 12, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1322 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Whither the recycling center?

While the primary focus of Tuesday night's meeting of the City Council Finance Committee was how to address a $3.7 million...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by single bin user, on Jul 11, 2011 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 1321 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brazen burglars swipe $20,000 in valuables

About $20,000 in jewelry, electronics, furniture and art was taken from a Mountain View home over the weekend in a brazen...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by coooper, on Apr 1, 2011 at 1:44 am | 6 comments | 1321 Views

SPORTS

Stanford happy to still have Luck on its side

The Stanford football program somehow survived without Walter Camp, James F. Lanagan, Andrew Kerr, Pop Warner, Tiny Thornhill,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by TK94111, on Jan 7, 2011 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1321 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto may fly rainbow flag

The rainbow flag may soon fly high over Palo Alto's King Plaza as a colorful reminder to the world where the city stands...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by mark, on Apr 8, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 56 comments | 1321 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Lying Liars, on Sep 25, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trouble with globalization

We just bought a house and I am scared we paid too much. I have been told that a lot of recent purchasers borrowed money...

Original post made by terry on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 6, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 20 comments | 1321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters withdraw challenge to ballot measure

Palo Alto firefighters have withdrawn their challenge to a ballot measure that would strike the binding-arbitration provision...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 14 comments | 1320 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto wins De Anza Division baseball title

Palo Alto baseball coach Erick Raich had plenty to celebrate on Friday as his Vikings wrapped up the regular season with...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by stats, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 1 comment | 1320 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: New HSR challenges

Strong criticism about the financial viability of the High-Speed Rail project is making it more likely that its funding plan...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 17, 2012 at 11:43 am | 19 comments | 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford tennis teams get down to business this week

The Stanford men's and women's tennis teams head into this week with identical 4-0 records, but their schedules won't be...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by MorginDulsia@aol.com, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kathleen Hughes: Almost Losing the Love of Her Life

On Sept. 11, 2001, I received a wake up call from my mom, Joanne, in Pennsylvania. It was a little after 6 a.m. here in Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kniss speaks out on battle with breast cancer

For a year Palo Alto City Councilwoman Liz Kniss held a closely guarded secret shared only with her husband and with four...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Ann, on May 25, 2013 at 11:13 am | 5 comments | 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Tesla charges up, new eateries flock in

What's the latest in Palo Alto retail news? One new electric-car company, many new restaurants and four ice cream parlors,...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Becker, Schmidt seek new water board seat

Palo Alto residents, along with voters from five other Peninsula cities, are being asked in the Nov. 2 election to choose...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 25, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1319 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election results: Measure D and Measure E

Election results for Palo Alto's Measure D and Measure E ==I (Majority vote wins)==. Information from the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Nov 9, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 7 comments | 1319 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

President Barack Obama cancels Palo Alto visit

President Barack Obama was expected to attend a fundraiser and roundtable discussion with the Asian American and Pacific...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by St Francis, on May 23, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 33 comments | 1319 Views
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