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PALO ALTO ISSUES

frost prejudice

I was at Whole Foods yesterday and passed by Frost and a black man who was sitting in a wheel chair. Frost was yelling racial...

Original post made by anna on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by brigette, on Sep 24, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 4 comments | 1683 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council Votes to Fight Firefighters Union Petition

The Palo Alto City Council voted 7 - 2 Monday night "Requesting that the City Council Recommend to the Voters of Palo Alto...

Original post made by Bob on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Hmm, on Apr 20, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 1683 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission changes how it funds nonprofits

The Palo Alto Human Relations Commission voted Thursday night to change its process for allocating grant money to local nonprofits...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by kate, on Mar 15, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert issued for Saturday

The 10th "Winter Spare the Air" alert of the season has been issued for Saturday, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 4, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 6 comments | 1683 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report shows big drop in East Palo Alto crime

East Palo Alto -- once regarded as the murder capital of the country -- has seen a 56 percent decrease in violent crime since...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by G TOWN, on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 7 comments | 1683 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: A silver lining for American women's volleyball

Logan Tom's Olympic journey began in 2000, while she was a sophomore at Stanford. In fact, four days after the United States...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by thanks, on Aug 11, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 1683 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Air Drop Money on Port Au Prince, Haiti

There is food in Haiti, and it can be sold in Port Au Prince. Already, make shift markets are being set up, with merchants...

Original post made by Sally on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sally Ellipsoidal, on Jan 18, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 4 comments | 1683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two-alarm East Palo Alto fire displaces veterans

A two-alarm fire burned a board-and-care home in East Palo Alto this afternoon, displacing several residents, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mr Fischer, on Feb 16, 2011 at 11:12 pm | 4 comments | 1683 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Economy 1 year ago versus today

Reading the paper this morning, I see 3 glaring points: 1) 1 year ago, Valley unemployment was about 6%, today it is about...

Original post made by Common Sense Economist on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Common Sense Economist, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:20 am | 7 comments | 1682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google Looking for Test Communities for Fiber Networks

Google is planning to build a test fiber network in some local communities around the US. Palo Alto would make a terrific...

Original post made by Glen Kacher on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Giggle, on Feb 14, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 13 comments | 1682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A College Terrace Improvement Project

An item on the City Council Agenda for Monday nights meeting caught my eye: "Approval of Construction Contract With Granite...

Original post made by Lois on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 1682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman, 78, dies in car crash on Foothill in Palo Alto

A 78-year-old Mountain View woman died Wednesday afternoon after the Toyota Camry she was driving collided with a tree on...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 15, 2011 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 1682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County implements drive-throughs for voters

Santa Clara County voters who have yet to turn in their absentee ballots may do so without stepping out of their cars, thanks...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by neighbornicole, on Jun 5, 2012 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 1682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letting the dogs out

A group of Palo Alto dog owners want the city to create an open area in a park for frolicking, off-leash dogs. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by The bad owners outweigh the good, on Jun 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 1682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: The accidental artist

It's a rare painter who does a self-portrait of himself fighting a fire in a furniture store. But then, Jerome Peters has...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Avery Naar, on May 30, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Safeway clerk pleads not guilty on meth charges

A 32-year-old Safeway employee who allegedly sold methamphetamine out of the Menlo Park store's parking lot was arraigned...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 1681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sees good news on financial horizon

Strong local sales, a sizzling housing market and recent labor concessions from City Hall employees have given Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Saloon, on Dec 19, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 16 comments | 1681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Makes it Difficult for Community to Participate

I've given a lot of thought as to why people who feel so strongly about issues having to do with the school board and district...

Original post made by Eileen 1 on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2013 at 8:31 am | 18 comments | 1681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls reach fourth straight CCS basketball title game

While the Gunn girls played only 15 regular-season basketball games this season, the numbers game evidently hasn't worked...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Fan, on Mar 7, 2014 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1681 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Speeding car crashes through Moffett gate

NASA officials have confirmed that a driver moving at high speed plowed through Moffett Field's main gate last Friday night,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 1681 Views
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