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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park names Robert Jonsen new police chief

Robert Jonsen, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been named the new police chief of Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 1425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto braces for wet holiday week

A wet weekend followed by back-to-back storms could lead to flooding in some portions of Palo Alto next week, city officials...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by midtown resident, on Dec 17, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 1425 Views

AROUND TOWN

going out of business sale at Best Buy in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto Best Buy is shutting down. Closeout sale starts tomorrow: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2012/04/14/best-buy-closing-2-bay-area-stores/...

Original post made by bye bye on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 15, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 3 comments | 1425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business group drops plan for sales-tax hike

An effort by a Silicon Valley businesses to place a tax measure for transportation projects on the November ballot skidded...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Be a Real Leader, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 1425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Black Out

Duveneck/St. Francis is experiencing a blackout now. What other neigborhoods are experiencing this? Do you guys have...

Original post made by David on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 20, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 5 comments | 1424 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$8,550 Rolex stolen at Stanford Shopping Center

An expensive Rolex watch was snatched from the Shreve & Co. jewelry store at Stanford Shopping Center Tuesday, Aug. 14, Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by lostjewelryrewards.com, on Oct 16, 2012 at 11:54 am | 6 comments | 1424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rachael Flatt arrives at The Farm

On a recent morning, Rachael Flatt, like any college freshman, was anxious to meet her roommate, get her class schedule figured...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 26, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 1424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Walgreen's bid to sell alcohol won't harm our children

When do Palo Alto parents stop blaming "fault" on everyone else except the choices that their own children make. The trains...

Original post made by P.A. since 1960 on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by sue, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 6 comments | 1423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call For Resolution

I would like CRONA, the Stanford Nurses Union, to request that the Palo Alto City Council pass a resolution that calls for...

Original post made by Jeff Richardson on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 1423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Still upset about bag ban

Phase II comes into effect on July 1 and I am still upset about this. This ban is not right and the charge for paper is not...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 19, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 13 comments | 1423 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests down over Memorial Day weekend

The California Highway Patrol arrested fewer drunken drivers in the Bay Area this Memorial Day weekend than last year, but...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Dad, on Jun 2, 2011 at 10:54 am | 6 comments | 1423 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downtown murderer loses his conviction appeal

A man who was convicted of first-degree murder and robbery for a downtown slaying outside Palo Alto City Hall lost his appeal...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by daniel, on Nov 24, 2011 at 8:22 am | 17 comments | 1423 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Kitchen culture

For Palo Altan Lisa Herndon, lacto-fermentation is a way of life. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15461...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Caped Crusader, on Aug 26, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Halloween events include carnivals, contests

Some neighbors may keep their porch lights off, but local ghosts, goblins and Disney princesses need not despair. This weekend,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Oct 26, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters to the editor

<B>Caring about residents Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/03/21/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 23, 2014 at 4:14 am | 1 comment | 1423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High speed rail revises business plan

Article on revision of business plan... http://www.mercurynews.com/top-stories/ci_13997677 Compared to other rail systems,...

Original post made by common sense on Dec. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Advisory Committee Report Now Available

After a school board meeting a year ago, Gunn High School was directed by the school board to improve Gunn's guidance counseling...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Mom2, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1422 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls hope for run of good luck at league

The Gunn girls' cross-country team finished second at last year's SCVAL El Camino Division championships and Titans' coach...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 23, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1422 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian's proposed law seeks to boost medicine donations

Hospitals, psychiatric-care facilities and other health care centers would have greater leeway to donate unused medicine...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 26, 2012 at 3:50 am | 11 comments | 1422 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foundation launches website to connect legal volunteers, immigrants

In anticipation of an eventual federal overhaul of the nation's immigration laws and a growing immigrant population in Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by problematic population, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 7 comments | 1422 Views
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