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Earth Hour tomorrow night!!

Just a reminder to everyone that tomorrow, from 8pm - 9pm local time, is Earth Hour. SF is participating as well, & both...

Original post made by mmmmMom on Sep. 23, 2011
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Local agencies drop prices for pet adoptions

Six Silicon Valley animal rescue agencies, including Palo Alto Animal Services, are offering discounted pet adoptions in...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Carol Scott Zimmerman, on Dec 17, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 895 Views


Where is the sense in Palo Alto government and planning?

Anyone who reads Palo Alto online must agree that there is a serious lack of foresight when it comes to planning issues in...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 15, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 6 comments | 895 Views


Celebration of San Mateoís Adoption of 101st Airborne Company A

At the Celebration we will be scooping up after the Calvary. But are real focus will be to raise funds for Trauma kits for...

Original post made by on May. 24, 2012
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Looking for witness to car accident - Safeway truck hit a small car

I was involved in a car accident on Wednesday, November 28 at about 11:20 am on Embarcadero near Middlefield. My car stops...

Original post made by jenny on Dec. 10, 2012
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International Rescue Committee

How the IRC Works IRC or the International Rescue Committee founded at Albert Einsteinís request in 1933. The organizationís...

Original post made by JasonBuzi on Feb. 28, 2013
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New Gunn counseling survey suggests higher satisfaction level

A new survey of students at Gunn High School suggests possible improvement in satisfaction levels with the school's guidance...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ty Tan, on Apr 8, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 11 comments | 895 Views


Palo Alto landlords from hell sentenced to 4 years in prison

Kip and Nicole Macy lived in Palo Alto and own an apartment building in San Francisco. News report:

Original post made by resident on Jun. 19, 2013
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Add pay-by-phone parking to downtown RPPP

This is a simple-to-implement variation on the Downtown Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) concept (

Original post made by Steve Raney on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Steve Raney, on Dec 11, 2013 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 895 Views


Do we want to increase taxes on Palo Alto residents?

Taxes will increase as we grow and need to replace infrastructure. If we decide to slow our growth, we can slow tax increases....

Original post made by Resident 0.1 on Jul. 21, 2011
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Samina Sundas: A Voice for Peace

My journey to becoming a full-time community activist was unfortunately motivated by pain. I was at Costco when I first learned...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 894 Views


San Antonio Road construction may cause delays

Starting today (Nov. 29), construction will begin on San Antonio Road from Middlefield Road to the U.S. Highway 101 interchange,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 30, 2011 at 6:28 pm | 3 comments | 894 Views


That terrible stretch of road on El Camino between Embarcadero and Stanford Mall

Everyday I drive on El Camino northbound between the crossroads at Embarcadero and Quarry Road at Stanford Mall. My tires...

Original post made by A Car Driver on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 7, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 894 Views


Finance committee OKs reduced CDBG plan

The City of Palo Alto's funding for planning and administration and for public services may be reduced next year in response...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Apr 22, 2012 at 11:22 pm | 1 comment | 894 Views


State investments take a bite out of local budgets

In the grand old days of the mid-2000s, few people talked about California's out-of-control public pensions. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 894 Views


Highway Robbery in the Works

Over my dead body. Sure, I'd be more than happy to have a government installed GPS device installed in my car, then charge...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 20, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 894 Views


Tri-E-Z robbed by man with semi-automatic gun

The clerk at a Menlo Park liquor store got an unwelcome customer Wednesday night. Around 10:30 p.m., a man brandishing a...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by only thing, on Jul 27, 2012 at 12:48 am | 2 comments | 894 Views


The unfiring of a Menlo Park police officer

Questions linger months after the Weekly's sister paper, The Almanac, broke the story about the arrest, firing and reinstatement...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by He Got Game, on Jun 5, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 2 comments | 894 Views


Parents giving teachers gifts before they give kids grades

My daughter told me that some of the parents now go to the teachers after the kids have taken tests and give them presents....

Original post made by Theresa on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by creepy, on Apr 13, 2014 at 10:19 am | 24 comments | 894 Views


County considers adopting heritage oak 'Granny'

People plan estates for their parents, their spouses, their children and pets. Now some Menlo Park residents are being asked...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 893 Views
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