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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: CON: In today's market, 62 feet is needed downtown

The community is abuzz about the inviolate 50-foot height limit being breached in the AOL (Park Boulevard) and MacArthur...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 23, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 9 comments | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas makes plans for Palo Alto wellness center

A consortium of senior and health-services organizations are looking for land to build a wellness center that would focus...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 28, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 1704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When do our kids get their psat scores?

Kids in other parts of the country have already received theirs. Apparently it is up to the school to distribute them. ...

Original post made by mommy on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Dec 11, 2012 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 1704 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fast food

Fast food just got a whole lot fresher. On Thursday, a mobile food bank stopped by the Onetta Harris Community Center in...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dennis, on Jan 10, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 1704 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mayfield's 260 homes nearly a done deal

While details about trees and architecture have yet to be worked out, the Mountain View City Council approved a master plan...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Terry Bohme, on May 3, 2012 at 12:25 am | 13 comments | 1704 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman found drowned in Menlo Park hotel whirlpool spa

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman who apparently drowned in a whirlpool spa at a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:25 pm | 5 comments | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Jose Bike Party coming to Palo Alto

Anyone who didn't see the sea of bikes pass through south Palo Alto last September will have another chance. The San Jose...

Original post made by qq on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1704 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 | 1703 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 | 1703 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Whither the recycling center?

While the primary focus of Tuesday night's meeting of the City Council Finance Committee was how to address a $3.7 million...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by single bin user, on Jul 11, 2011 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 1703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District previews 'safe, welcoming schools' plan

Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly Tuesday proposed a school-board-level committee as well as a summer task force to consider...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2013 at 8:17 am | 18 comments | 1703 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 | 1703 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion spotted at Canada College

A mountain lion was spotted twice at Canada College in Redwood City early Tuesday morning, San Mateo County emergency officials...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by accent, on Aug 31, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 12 comments | 1703 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 | 1703 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wind power is killing eagles!

Federal authorities are investigating the deaths of at least six golden eagles at the Los Angeles Department of Water and...

Original post made by Kathy on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 24, 2011 at 1:05 pm | 42 comments | 1703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paper? No thanks.

I will place a large plastic bin in my van and request help to place my unbagged groceries in that bin. The paper bag was...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by who needs paper bags?, on Sep 17, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 1703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't Miss the Opening of the Kevin Bean Exhibition at CSMA's Mohr Gallery!

There will be an opening reception and artist talk with artist Kevin Bean on Friday, October 9, from 6-8 pm in CSMA's Mohr...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Community School of Music and Arts, on Oct 7, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Save the Bay: Elected officials oppose Cargill plan

Environmental advocacy group Save the Bay held a press conference at Bedwell Bayfront Park Thursday (Feb. 25) to announce...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Redwood City Woman, on Apr 2, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 1703 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No injuries in rollover crashes in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating the cause of a rollover crash shortly about 5:20 p.m. today (Nov. 15) that left an older...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by confused, on Nov 17, 2010 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 1702 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto lawyer faces retrial for attempted bribery

The retrial for a Palo Alto lawyer who allegedly tried to bribe his way out of a driving under the influence arrest in 2010...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 29, 2012 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 1702 Views
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