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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

9.25% Sales Tax

I went out today and did some shopping, got my hair cut, and had dinner with my husband. Wow, it's very shocking to have...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 8, 2009 at 2:24 am | 9 comments | 2034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For A Palo Alto office building, what is the land cost per square foot of office space?

Can anyone offer information on what a developer would have to pay for land per square foot of buildable office space. Simply...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Sep 24, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 2033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fire destroys three portable buildings at Beechwood School

Firefighters were still at work this morning trying to extinguish hidden pockets of fire that remain from a structure fire...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sheina Curtis, on Sep 13, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 2033 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drunk-driving arrests up in Bay Area

The California Highway Patrol has arrested 160 impaired drivers in the Bay Area since Thursday evening. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 31, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 16 comments | 2033 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One woman dies in East Palo Alto car crash

A solo car crash in East Palo Alto late Friday night has claimed the life of an East Palo Alto resident. Police say the crash...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by yona, on Jun 20, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 8 comments | 2033 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"This Boomer isn't going to Apologize"

Wonderful essay by Stephen Moore, Senior Economics writer for the Wall Street Journal, entitled "This Boomer isn't going...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 23, 2009 at 9:32 am | 4 comments | 2033 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Young immigrants seek reprieve through new Obama program

Hundreds of young immigrants showed up at a Menlo Park church Sunday to get legal advice on applying for President Barack...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Aug 29, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 14 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Engagement Ring as a Christmas gift?

Noooo! Don't do it! The memory of the big ask should be a stand alone event. If you must do it this time of year, please...

Original post made by Dream Maker on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Enough already, on Dec 19, 2008 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents weigh in on 101 bike/pedestrian path

When it comes to finding a place for an improved bike/pedestrian path that will cross U.S. Highway 101 in south Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Sep 7, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 6 comments | 2033 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City skeptical about Children's Hospital's new design

A revised plan to expand the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital ran into a skeptical group of Palo Alto Architectural Review...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Adrrveey, on Nov 19, 2009 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 2032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Adobe Flash sucks

Steve Jobs is right. Adobe Flash is the worst software ever written. Adobe Flash is bloated and buggy and every time I...

Original post made by I hate Adobe Flash on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Yes, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 19 comments | 2032 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New tunnels, pipes eyed for Peninsula

Other cities have hurricanes, wildfires and floods -- San Francisco has earthquakes. And nothing gets a major water project...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 30, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 2 comments | 2032 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury finds Koloto guilty of first-degree murder

A Santa Clara County Superior Court jury has convicted a Gilroy man of first-degree murder in connection with the killing...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Elwood Blues, on Mar 21, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 11 comments | 2032 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Russia warns of response to US missile shield

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Original post made by Joan on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 21, 2008 at 4:46 pm | 16 comments | 2032 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2020 World Expo could come to Silicon Valley

From Shanghai Sunday, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger pitched Silicon Valley -- and Mountain View's Moffett Field -- as the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Pan Gloss, on Sep 13, 2010 at 9:56 pm | 5 comments | 2032 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Campaign signs go missing -- so does cell phone

Who will be elected to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD) Board of Directors is not a question keeping most...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Dec 28, 2012 at 9:07 am | 3 comments | 2032 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Woodside Road

A 27-year-old San Francisco man was killed Friday on Woodside Road when his motorcycle collided with a car heading out of...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2032 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Willows

While Carl Hesse sat on his front porch to talk about living in The Willows, his young son burst outside and ran joyfully...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Willows Resident, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 2032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may impose new SEIU contract tonight

The five-month dispute between Palo Alto and its largest labor union over a new contract is expected to hit a climax tonight,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by A. Martian, on Oct 26, 2009 at 10:45 pm | 15 comments | 2031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto and the Gulf Oil Spill

If we care about the Gulf spill, our community should work harder on establishing smarter and wiser use of cars. The consequence...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by aigo, on Jun 12, 2010 at 2:17 am | 10 comments | 2031 Views
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