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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burns confirmed unanimously as police chief

Dennis Burns officially took over the top job in the Palo Alto Police Department Monday night after an enthusiastic City...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Never Forget, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:41 am | 8 comments | 2333 Views

SPORTS

Pedersen leads the way in home opening victory

Kayla Pedersen scored 22 points and had nine rebounds in helping the Stanford women's basketball to a 99-50 victory over...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Fanatic, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2333 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Future Palo Alto housing: taller, smaller

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed a new vision for housing on Monday, July 9, that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 2333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shawn Stockwell heads home for Christmas

Shawn Stockwell, the 10-year-old boy from Eagle River, Alaska, who waited more than two years for a new heart, is returning...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 2333 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP sues Hurd, 'John Does' to block Oracle hiring

HP's fired President Mark Hurd knows too much about the inner workings of HP to be allowed to go to work for competitor Oracle...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:22 am | 28 comments | 2333 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to Red Mango on University Ave?

I drove past Red Mango today and noticed that it is closed. What happened?...

Original post made by Joanna on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 11, 2011 at 11:07 am | 5 comments | 2333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters duck gunfire in East Palo Alto

Firefighters returning to their East Palo Alto station ran for cover after two rival gangs engaged in a gun battle in front...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 16 comments | 2333 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Train hits man early today in MV, causing delays

Caltrain experienced delays this morning after a train struck a man near the state Highway 85 overpass in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Nov 7, 2008 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 2332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wheelchairs in bike lanes in the dark

A couple of evenings ago I was driving along Loma Verde towards Middlefield from Ross in the almost dark (about 7.30) pm...

Original post made by Driver on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Mar 15, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 2332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, water-supply agreement

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to hold a joint meeting with the Utilities Advisory Commission to discuss the new...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Duh, on May 3, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 2332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library Bond - Property Tax

My property tax has increased by over $500, the increase is usually about $100. Thanks Library Bond....

Original post made by Property Tax on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Wha?, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:15 am | 18 comments | 2332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New committees undermine transparency

Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff has just a year as the ceremonial head of the City Council, but in just four months he has made...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Innovative, on May 3, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 2332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eleven wins for Palo Alto Weekly in annual Bay Area journalism competition

The Palo Alto Weekly walked away with 11 wins Oct. 1 from the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards contest, presented by the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2016
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Oct 2, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How long does it take to kick out a student from PAUSD?

I have heard of suspensions, expulsions of students and know of bullies who should be kicked out. How long does that take?...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 8, 2010 at 8:40 am | 6 comments | 2332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planting new ideas

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by morisson, on May 5, 2013 at 2:33 am | 3 comments | 2332 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shot, killed in East Palo Alto Thursday

A man fatally shot in East Palo Alto late Thursday night has been identified as city resident Derrick Earl Powell Jr., according...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by KBeaslikedat, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 7 comments | 2332 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Warrant issued for ex neighborhood manager

The man accused of stealing $70,000 from a Palo Alto neighborhood association will face felony embezzlement charges, the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Apr 14, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 9 comments | 2332 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man convicted in ear-biting incident

A Palo Alto man has been convicted of mayhem for biting a man's ear off during a drunken fight over stolen cigarettes outside...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 2332 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad looks to help Canadian national team

Stanford grad Rachel Quon was named to Canada's women's national soccer team and will play with the Canadians at the Cyprus...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by correction, on Feb 28, 2014 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 2332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why the lock down?

I completely support your right and obligation to monitor threads and lock them down if needed, but I am wondering, why did...

Original post made by Perspective on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:35 am | 15 comments | 2332 Views
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