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Positive comments about Palo Alto here please

We are constantly criticized here for being a town of whiners, which I don't think is true, but we definitely have opinions...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 19 comments | 1633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto boosts outreach effort on high-speed rail

Palo Alto is planning a series of events to raise awareness about the proposed high-speed rail system even as the state Rail...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 2, 2009 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 1632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suspect sought in Crescent Park groping

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who they say groped a woman standing next to her car in the Crescent Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 21, 2012 at 9:05 pm | 8 comments | 1632 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest man for attempted cop shooting

A man suspected of firing a gun at two police officers during a traffic stop in East Palo Alto Tuesday was arrested early...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Rob707, on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1632 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Great Front Page Wall Street Journal Article: Congress Defanged Banks Key Rule at heart of Economic Crisis

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124396078596677535.html Bottom line summary is: Congress Finance Sub-Committee, Chaired...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 5 comments | 1632 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Should non citizens vote?

Very interesting article about measure on the ballot in Portland, ME, as to whether residents who are not citizens should...

Original post made by Green Card Holder on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Oct 25, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 8 comments | 1632 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google to build fiber network at Stanford

Palo Alto's dream of a citywide ultra-high-speed broadband network will soon take shape on a smaller scale just beyond the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Nov 16, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area median home prices, sales up in May

The median sale price for Bay Area homes rose for the second consecutive month in May -- up 7.5 percent from a year ago --...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 17, 2012 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Golden opportunity to acquire downtown post office

Palo Alto residents have been picking up their mail and buying stamps at the downtown post office since 1932, but change...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Feb 25, 2012 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 1631 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged cop killer could face death penalty

As the attorneys and judge ironed out the course of his case Friday morning, Alberto Alvarez, the 23-year-old man accused...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 21, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1631 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Startup Equity: Do You Know What You Need To Know?

Palo Alto is perhaps home to more startups per capita than any other city in the world. Hardware, software, SaaS, biotech,...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by sean, on Oct 10, 2012 at 1:27 am | 3 comments | 1631 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police call off crime emergency

After three weeks without a shooting, the East Palo Alto Police Department Monday, June 10, announced that it would end the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by junk, on Jun 22, 2013 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1631 Views

SPORTS

2011 Boys' CCS Track and Field Leaders

==B 1600 -- ==Waschura, Chris (Woodside) 4:13.18, Bishop, Kevin (Monta Vista) 4:17.08, Rae, Kyle (Bellarmine) 4:17.53, Plazolo,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1631 Views

SPORTS

Bright lights go dim for Stanford men at Pac-12 basketball tournament

Aaron Bright hit six 3-pointers, tying a school record, and scored 27 points, including on a rare 4-point play with under...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 14, 2013 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1631 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bankrupt California Considering Paying Citizens Dividend Checks for Energy Savings

Arnold really is losing his mind. It's bizarre that he claimed he'd save us from left wing lunacy in the election. http://content.usatoday.com/communities/greenhouse/post/2010/0...

Original post made by George on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by disgusted, on Jan 16, 2010 at 5:42 am | 2 comments | 1631 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study released on life in Santa Clara County

A study released Wednesday, Oct. 10, on life in Santa Clara County shows that while the majority of people are satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Olivia from P.A., on Oct 17, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1631 Views

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Mountain lion spotted near La Honda

A mountain lion was spotted in an unincorporated part of San Mateo County near La Honda Sunday evening, according to a San...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by jimmy the biker, on Feb 7, 2010 at 7:32 am | 10 comments | 1631 Views

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From 'startup' to regional art center

In 1991, when Thomas K. Seligman became the first full-time director of the Stanford Museum, he joined what he called "a...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anna Koster, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 1631 Views

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VIDEO: 212 pounds of pumpkin pride

Dennis McClellan, store director of Piazza's Fine Foods, talks about his pride and joy -- a 212 pound pumpkin he grew. Video...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Cute!, on Oct 28, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1631 Views

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Air district issues 'Spare the Air' alert for Wednesday

Weather conditions forecast for Wednesday (Dec. 14) are expected to create unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area, prompting...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by save our kids, on Dec 13, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 1631 Views
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