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AROUND TOWN

downtown library

Thank You very much Dear Council Members and library supporters, for sending the downtown library plans back for improvement!...

Original post made by larry on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Access to Council, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 8 comments | 1460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to honor 12 for emergency preparation

Palo Alto will celebrate its disaster preparedness efforts and honor 12 individuals who spearheaded these efforts at a special...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
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Stubborn two-alarm fire damages Palo Alto garage

A fire of initially undetermined origins broke out shortly after 9 a.m. today (Thursday) in a well-stuffed garage in the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 23, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1460 Views

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Around Town

<B>GETTING WIRED ... </B>Palo Alto officials often bask in the city's worldwide reputation as a global trendsetter for new...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Inaudible meetings, on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 1460 Views

AROUND TOWN

A whale of a show

For any fan of the great, late director and playwright Orson Welles or for those who are only familiar with his films, Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 2, 2014 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 1460 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ross Road improvement OK'd by council

A long-awaited traffic signal that is key to the future Ross Road Bicycle Boulevard received the green light by the Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bright Side, on Apr 24, 2012 at 9:54 am | 20 comments | 1459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quote of the week

"While a number of serious mistakes have been made, they were made with good intentions." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12074...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Gone But Not Forgotten, on Dec 5, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 4 comments | 1458 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Senate Health Takeover Bill will affect every one of us...

Here is a link to the Heritage Foundation's analysis of the Senate Bill that is being rammed down our throats through every...

Original post made by Health Care Reform the Wrong Way on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ridiculous post, on Dec 25, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 16 comments | 1458 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City tackles hardest survey results first

Focusing on Palo Alto's weaknesses rather than its strengths, the City Council Monday night wrestled with how it could improve...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by from the under-served part of town, on Feb 1, 2010 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1458 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Part of Sand Hill closed due to gas main break

The 1.6-mile section of Sand Hill Road between Whiskey and Portola roads is closed in both directions due to a break in a...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by R Wray, on Mar 1, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1458 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What will happen with compost made from human sewage sludge?

Central to the arguments of the proponents of Measure E is that anaerobic digestion will produce a rich ‘compost’ derived...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Oct 10, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 1458 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kill High-Speed Rail in favor of Self-Driving Car Autobahn?

I listened to the governor's speech and his comments about high speed rail (HSR), and it occurred to me that maybe HSR isn't...

Original post made by Forward on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 18, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 5 comments | 1458 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

is there a gang war going on in Mountain View?

We were bicycling along California Avenue (between Castro Street and San Antonio) in Mountain View at around 3pm this afternoon....

Original post made by lives close to Mountain View on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by Pedro, on Nov 30, 2010 at 2:49 am | 6 comments | 1458 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

motion sensor lights vs. always on at night lights - which is better

Power consumption issues aside, I'm wondering which type are more likely to deter crime at night, lights that click on when...

Original post made by Richard Clark on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 7, 2011 at 3:20 am | 7 comments | 1458 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nothing to question now on the birth certificate...or is there?

As fully expected, though earlier than I expected, 2 1/2 years and millions of dollars of our tax dollars spent by BHO fighting...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Tea Party, on Apr 27, 2011 at 9:22 am | 4 comments | 1458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schultz adds another honor to his resume

Menlo School grad Blake Schultz finished his illustrious basketball career at Williams College (Williamstown, MA) being named...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Henrietta, on Mar 25, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1458 Views

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EDITOR ? Why do some topics get closed ?

I was just looking through some of these topics, and reading through, and then get to the bottom only to notice that the...

Original post made by bru on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Forum Historian, on Sep 15, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1457 Views

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Editorial: A little sanity from fire union

After apparently rethinking its "shoot first, ask questions later" strategy, Local 1319 of Palo Alto Professional Firefighters...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by ann, on Aug 16, 2011 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 1457 Views

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Green goals, infrastructure on city's 2012 agenda

Curbing employee costs, fixing up the city's aged infrastructure, reopening the city's largest library and using technology...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by HowMany.org, on Jan 10, 2012 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: From fast to slow on 27 University?

Just last fall, John Arrillaga's vision for building huge office towers and a theater where the MacArthur Park restaurant...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by bag ABAG, on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 38 comments | 1457 Views
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