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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Iran's Web Spying Aided By Western Technology

Fascinating report, Iran is very sophisticated at identifying who is saying what, maybe better than China From the WSJhttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB124562668777335653.html "De...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 23, 2009 at 3:39 pm | 4 comments | 1619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto streets advocates submit petition

A Palo Alto group hoping to regulate the width of private streets in new subdivisions has submitted a petition to the city...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by ellieg, on Jul 15, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 12 comments | 1619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain asserts itself in race for federal funds

The two agencies responsible for building the Peninsula section of the high-speed-rail system now find themselves in a competitive...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on May 20, 2010 at 9:03 am | 7 comments | 1619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto pays and pays

This is the -per month- cash payout to former Palo Alto employees. Here is the link: http://database.californiapensionreform.com/database.asp?vttable=calpers JOHNSON,...

Original post made by Fed Up on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, has too much info on the crooks, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 6 comments | 1619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic, housing top list of citizen concerns

Traffic congestion and a dearth of affordable housing continue to frustrate Palo Alto residents, even as most of them continue...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Bob , on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 4 comments | 1619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Boot Camp in Palo Alto?????

Latest Paly tradition is that seniors have camouflage theme for first day of school to intimidate the rest of the student...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:18 am | 10 comments | 1619 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shell station on Embarcadero robbed at gunpoint

The Shell gas station on Embarcadero Road off Highway 101 in Palo Alto was robbed at gunpoint early this morning, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 15 comments | 1619 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State senate passes distracted-driving bill

A bill that would increase the base fines for distracted driving passed the California State Senate Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 17, 2012 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 1619 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second Highest Contributer to Barack's Campaign? Goldman Sachs

Here is a list of top contributors to McCain http://www.opensecrets.org/pres08/contrib.php?id=N00006424&cycle2=2008&goButt2.x=10&goButt2.y=3&goButt2=Submit And...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 22, 2010 at 5:54 am | 6 comments | 1619 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Renea, on May 21, 2013 at 9:43 am | 11 comments | 1619 Views

AROUND TOWN

36 robberies?

On the 11pm news broadcast, while reporting a robbery in Palo Alto (I think Stanford Mall), the reporter said that this adds...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Dec 24, 2010 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, Choked By Famously Free Parking, May Consider Pricing the Curb

Streetsblog article "Palo Alto, Choked By Famously Free Parking, May Consider Pricing the Curb": http://sf.streetsblog.org/2012/07/30/palo-alto-choked-by-famously-free-parking-may-c...

Original post made by should parking be tax-subsidized? on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Jul 30, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 1619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Cardinal, NBA veteran comes out as gay

Jason Collins, an NBA center and a Stanford Cardinal from 1998 to 2001, came out as gay today in a Sports Illustrated article,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 22 comments | 1618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, Board of Education

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=20453...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Way to Go, on Mar 19, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1618 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

College enrollment suffers under budget cuts

California's community colleges saw a drop in enrollment for the 2009-10 school year, but not due to lack of demand, according...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Shadenfreude- NOT, on Mar 8, 2010 at 6:06 am | 3 comments | 1618 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA man arrested for shooting on Highway 101

An 18-year-old man was arrested in Redwood City Friday afternoon after a two-month search for a suspect in a shooting on...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gethin, on Dec 10, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 1618 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Groupon CEO: 'I was fired'

After a poor earnings report sent Groupon's stock down by 24 percent, the company fired its CEO, Andrew Mason, Thursday,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 4, 2013 at 12:54 am | 17 comments | 1618 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Anderson wants to play in state finals, as well

It all began for Kevin Anderson in 2006. He was an eighth-grader at Jordan Middle School and had no idea that his football...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Paly Fan, on Dec 3, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 2 comments | 1618 Views

SPORTS

Stanford softball trio enters U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

Stanford alums Jessica Mendoza and Lauren Lappin plus Cardinal coach John Rittman are members of the 2004 U.S. Olympic softball...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Club Softball Mom, on Jul 19, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain offering free rides New Year's Eve

Caltrain is offering free rides to passengers after 11 p.m. on New Year's Eve to encourage revelers not to drive, according...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 29, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 1618 Views
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