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City workers: Ethics concerns hard to broach

The ethical climate at Palo Alto City Hall is generally sunny, though many city workers feel the city can do better when...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Aug 2, 2013 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 2176 Views


Two events to mark MLK Day in Palo Alto

Palo Altans will honor the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with two community events...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by opus, on Jan 20, 2014 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 2176 Views


Traffic Safety question at Paly


Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by paly parent, on Oct 2, 2008 at 2:14 pm | 4 comments | 2176 Views


Unsafe Teen Parties

Parents, please, please monitor your teen's party. The unfortunate tend in town is for parties held in the homes of loving...

Original post made by PA Parent on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Apr 16, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 18 comments | 2176 Views



What is being built at the Kiki's location (Bayshore)? They have torn the place down .. completely gone within a day....

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by resident, on Dec 13, 2008 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 2176 Views


Lytton Plaza - Out of contrl

I was out enjoying a walk with my fiance this morning, and we wanted to stop in the plaza to drink our coffee. We sat down,...

Original post made by Downtown Resident EM on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by really..., on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 11 comments | 2176 Views


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 | 2175 Views


Palo Alto City Clerk Donna Grider to retire

After 15 years at City Hall, Palo Alto City Clerk Donna Grider is preparing to administer her final election. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Enid Pearson, on Oct 8, 2014 at 11:47 am | 8 comments | 2175 Views


Garden Tips: All our gardens can be

Let's make our gardens all they are capable of being. If we lift up the art of gardening, everyone will benefit. Children...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 11, 2015 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 2175 Views


suspect in Palo Alto armed robberies arrested

Suspect has previously been described as a tall skinny white male with a scar next to his right eye. News report and mug...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 28, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2175 Views


Are Certain Topics (ex: Sarah Palin) No Longer Allowed?

Given that my post earlier today citing the Yahoo news story on Sarah Palin ("Sarah Palin resigned to cash in on fame") was...

Original post made by Inquiring Minds Want To Know! on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 34 comments | 2175 Views


Public Transport in the Bay Area and California

Let's face it, public transport in Northern California is a joke. Anyone who has traveled abroad has seen how it works well...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 19, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 18 comments | 2175 Views


First storm of the season is rolling in


Original post made on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Get Ready, on Oct 31, 2008 at 7:27 am | 4 comments | 2175 Views


East Palo Alto man sentenced to 53 years to life

A 27-year-old East Palo Alto man was sentenced on Friday to 53 years to life in prison after he was convicted last year of...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by thank you, on Mar 13, 2009 at 7:58 am | 4 comments | 2175 Views


A total cure for health care?

Ask Harold S. "Hal" Luft about the national health care system, and he will admit: He's been itching to reform it for years....

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by maguro_01, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:32 pm | 10 comments | 2175 Views


East Palo Alto seeks to revise its rent-control law

After suffering legal setbacks last year, East Palo Alto officials are once again looking to revamp the city's much disputed...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 2175 Views


Driver trapped in three-vehicle crash on Page Mill Road

Palo Alto firefighters had to use the "Jaws of Life" to extricate the driver of a green Hyundai sedan following a three-vehicle...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by daughter, on Sep 29, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 2175 Views


Editorial: Parkland initiative merely gives options

Palo Alto residents can be forgiven if they are still trying to sort out why they will be asked to vote this fall on rescinding...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident 0.1, on Apr 10, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 2174 Views


Timing/Synchronization of new light on Alma

In the past week since the new light on Alma near Meadow has been functioning, I have been stopped by this light each of...

Original post made by Driver on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 8, 2012 at 12:53 pm | 2 comments | 2174 Views


CHP reports increase in holiday DUI arrests

The California Highway Patrol is reporting an increase in the Bay Area and statewide in the number of drunken driving arrests...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 29, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 2 comments | 2174 Views
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