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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google Goes Green?

How can new house construction (Google pres.) get a "green" certificate when it involves building a basement, which requires...

Original post made by Carol Zink on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Destination PA, on Mar 21, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 1854 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No coverage of latest Alma Plaza issue

I am really surprised that the Weekly has had no stories about the latest development in Alma Plaza saga. [Portion removed...

Original post made by Alma Plaza watcher on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by I like Mr Moss, on Apr 17, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 1854 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto airport committee seeks new member

Five months after an East Palo Alto plane crash raised concerns about the Palo Alto Airport, the aviation group responsible...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Garrett Woodman, on Jul 17, 2010 at 10:00 am | 6 comments | 1854 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ravenswood hires new superintendent

An administrator from a Sacramento-area school district will become the new superintendent of East Palo Alto's Ravenswood...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Bryan, on Jun 9, 2013 at 11:27 am | 6 comments | 1854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who should patrol the tracks?

I could envision a town where groups of kids and parents decide to guard the tracks together in memory of the kids who have...

Original post made by sad parent on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 4 comments | 1854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian sponsors bill backed by charter schools

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has introduced legislation -- favored by charter school interests –- that would...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 16 comments | 1854 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of poilice motorcycles just off Encina nr. El Camino

Anyone know what happened here? When I passed, ca. 2pm, there were about 5 or 6 police motorcycles, some policemen were putting...

Original post made by rhody on Jun. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1854 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

For a different understanding of the banking "crisis"...

We seem to have to listen to a certain paragigm of the banking crisis, yet it does not make a lot of sense, except that it...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Apr 16, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1854 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Utility Departments Excess Funds

Our Utility Department has started the process of discussing possible rate increases in the new year. However, they have...

Original post made by Lois on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 5, 2008 at 10:55 am | 6 comments | 1853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-Speed Rail: The Wrong Road for America

1) Genuine high-speed rail 150-to-200 miles-per-hour, as found in Japan and parts of Europe requires separate rights...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 17, 2009 at 4:36 am | 1 comment | 1853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do we need that large number of Police Officers Patrolling Palo Alto?

Do we need that large number of Police Officers Patrolling Palo Alto? here is what happened today: i placed an old computer...

Original post made by Old homewoener on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by fake 911 calls, on Jan 3, 2013 at 12:48 pm | 7 comments | 1853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hope dims for Palo Alto's proposed police building

Palo Alto's long and tortuous path toward a new police headquarters took another frustrating twist Tuesday afternoon when...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by John, on Apr 18, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 26 comments | 1853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is the definition of a park?

Is a park a large green area where we can walk, hike, play sports, picnic, children play? Or is it a tiny green area with...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 31, 2014 at 9:40 am | 8 comments | 1853 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Organized crime ring foiled by Palo Alto cops

An alert Bank of America teller aided Palo Alto police in capturing a member of an organized crime ring Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by anglo, on Sep 15, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 5 comments | 1853 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local runaways return home -- safe

A 15-year-old Palo Alto girl and her 12-year-old boyfriend from Portola Valley returned home safe this afternoon after being...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Apr 12, 2010 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 1853 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sign language

Local residents rally for an overhaul of the national health care system Wednesday afternoon at Middlefield and East Charleston...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Sep 3, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 9 comments | 1853 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

College Students Raise Awareness of Situations in Uganda

LeHigh University has just welcomed a new club to campus, Schools 4 Schools. Schools 4 Schools, run by young volunteers,...

Original post made by james on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Any USA Equivalent?, on Oct 1, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1853 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 | 1853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Oaks open season with a sweep

The Palo Alto Oaks opened their semipro baseball season Sunday by sweeping the visiting San Jose Baysox, 10-5 and 16-0,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Solon, on Jun 2, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 1853 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto (13-0) wins CCS Open Division football title with 21-14 triumph over Valley Christian

Palo Alto High School's football team left no doubt about which is the best team in the Central Coast Section as it beat...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by John, on Dec 6, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 4 comments | 1852 Views
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