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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 | 2145 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Color of Palo Alto' artist pays commission surprise visit

Samuel Yates, the creator of the "Color of Palo Alto" art project, paid a surprise visit to last night's public art commission...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by ART or GPS, on Apr 20, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 10 comments | 2145 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline

Silicon Valley economy 'sizzling,' but many are left out in the cold Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/07/off-deadline...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by General Practitioner, on Feb 15, 2014 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 2145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford breaks national fundraising record

Stanford University last year became the nation's first university to raise more than $1 billion in a single year, according...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Stanford Applicant, on Feb 21, 2013 at 4:48 am | 5 comments | 2145 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fraud at Palo Alto branch costs Citigroup $500K

The failed supervision of a Citigroup branch employee in Palo Alto has resulted in a $500,000 fine for the parent company,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by FormerCitigroupEmployee, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:06 am | 6 comments | 2145 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Measure B 'BART' supporters still hope for win

As official numbers show Measure B failing by a razor-thin margin, proponents of the BART-extension transportation measure...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by Pulsar, on Nov 9, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 7 comments | 2145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oracle says it will acquire Sun Microsystems

Software company Oracle Corp. announced Monday that it would acquire Sun Microsystems, which has a major Menlo Park campus,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Meth_mom, on Apr 21, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 2145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google fined $22.5M for privacy 'misrepresentations'

Google will be required to pay a $22.5 million penalty after the Federal Trade Commission charged the Mountain View-based...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Aug 9, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 2145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poppy project seeks to bring native blooms to hills

The many species of non-native European weeds, which cover the California's hills, keep its native flora at bay and increase...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Wavy Gravy, on Apr 24, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 11 comments | 2145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly 2011 Lacrosse Player Dies of Meningitis

ST. LOUIS—A college student in St. Louis has died after contracting bacterial meningitis. Washington University undergraduate...

Original post made by Saddened on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on May 10, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 2144 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspecious gardener

A male (Mexican? about 40 years old?) rang my doorbell around 4:10pm today and asked if I've asked for a gardener, which...

Original post made by Sue on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 3, 2008 at 7:41 pm | 6 comments | 2144 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged in child's death seeks case dismissal

A teenager accused of shooting and killing a 3-month-old boy in East Palo Alto in June sought to have charges against him...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 2144 Views

SPORTS

NCAA berth allows Diekroeger streak at Stanford to survive

When senior Danny Diekroeger sprints to first base to take his position Friday morning against Indiana State in an NCAA regional...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 29, 2014 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 2144 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bernanke says recovery plan is working, "the recession coming to an end probably this year"

See the TV interview on "60 Minutes" tonight or read the highlights in the Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123714945113934023.html...

Original post made by Ben on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 2144 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man faces felony charges for shooting at cops

A 20-year-old East Palo Alto man who fired a revolver at police officers during a traffic stop faces five felony charges,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Apr 26, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 9 comments | 2144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police to increase presence at Shoreline concert

A nearly full Mountain View police staff is expected to patrol the Shoreline Amphitheatre's next concert June 26 after six...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by MR. IRONIC, on Jun 19, 2009 at 11:09 am | 7 comments | 2144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peeling back the wallpaper

Wallpaper. For some, the word connotes grandma's house. Mothballs. Mind-numbing patterns. And a lot of effort spent removing...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2144 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pass The Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008

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Original post made by Not in my backyard on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by keep your fingers out of my pocket, please, on Jun 24, 2008 at 6:59 am | 3 comments | 2143 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman - Skip That Box

Karen Holam has been involved in at least three local issues: 1. Closure of roads in the Downtown North Neighborhood, including...

Original post made by Kate on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 16 comments | 2143 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 | 2143 Views
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