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PACKAGE PINCHERS ... Residents expecting to receive at-home package deliveries are being warned to beware of package thieves....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by leash them, on Nov 14, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 7 comments | 7389 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View: Coroner releases name of man killed on train tracks

After seeking the public's help in identifying a man killed Friday evening on the train tracks between Mountain View and...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Gertrude, on Dec 23, 2014 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 7388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may sue state high-speed rail authority

Palo Alto community outrage and City Council skepticism will not stop the state agency in charge of the high-speed rail project...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 14, 2009 at 7:57 am | 171 comments | 7385 Views

AROUND TOWN

New three-story building planned for Page Mill

A row of dilapidated houses near one of Palo Alto's busiest intersections will likely make way for a three-story development...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue , on Mar 25, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 23 comments | 7385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student journalists investigate 'rape culture' at Paly

The editor of a student magazine at Palo Alto High School said her staff has received "overwhelmingly positive" reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Consent=YesPlease!, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 78 comments | 7384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student hospitalized after bike, SUV collide

A Palo Alto High School student was hospitalized after his bicycle collided with an SUV on his way to school Tuesday, Oct....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by danielle, on Nov 11, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 60 comments | 7384 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn grad leads Crisis Text Line's Bay Area efforts

Palo Alto native and Gunn High School graduate Libby Craig is leading Crisis Text Line's efforts to grow the 24-7 support...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jon, on Sep 17, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 4 comments | 7383 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Silicon Valley is second in U.S. in wealth

Silicon Valley had the second-highest concentration of wealthy households during the period of 2007-2011, according to a...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by David, on Feb 13, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 15 comments | 7383 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The way of Tao

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Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Taijiquan, on Sep 16, 2007 at 1:05 am | 9 comments | 7383 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes restrictions on water for fountains, sidewalks

Responding to a statewide call for water conservation at a time of severe drought, Palo Alto is preparing to ban the use...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by CR, on Aug 14, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 18 comments | 7381 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to close Palo Alto animal shelter fizzles

Palo Alto's Animal Services Center may soon become a major financial drain, but a City Council committee agreed at an emotional...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 29, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 63 comments | 7380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City: Human Resources director resigned because of 'changing needs'

The recent resignation of Kathryn Shen from her position as director of the city's Human Resources Department was prompted...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Humble observer, on Dec 28, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 11 comments | 7380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto adds motion detection to Caltrain corridor

A first-of-its-kind system to detect suicide attempts along railroad tracks will be piloted in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Joe Bloe, on Jul 9, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 7379 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A backwards process on Maybell project

Imagine making a substantial family investment in something before determining its value, how other family members felt about...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Barron Parker, on Nov 2, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 50 comments | 7378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ed Shikada hired as Palo Alto's assistant city manager

Edward Shikada, a former transportation executive who spent nearly a decade in San Jose City Hall before resigning abruptly...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 6, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 24 comments | 7376 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

LaDoris Cordell reflects on four years of City Council service

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Original post made on Dec. 4, 2007
Last comment by Cordell admirer, on Dec 8, 2007 at 12:54 pm | 24 comments | 7374 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New county ordinance to limit payday lenders

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance Tuesday night that blocks payday lenders and check-cashing...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 3, 2012 at 10:56 pm | 12 comments | 7374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mobile app aims to bring more commerce to Palo Alto

A fledgling Palo Alto startup is trying to tackle a difficult 21st-century challenge: bridge the ever-widening gap between...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by anne, on Apr 15, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 11 comments | 7372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Miki proposed as new grocer at former JJ&F market

Miki Werness, whose Alma Village market shuttered in April 2013 after less than six months of operation, may soon get another...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by proactive, on Dec 16, 2014 at 11:33 am | 39 comments | 7368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill College vying to offer new, affordable four-year degree

Foothill College is in the running to become one of the first California community colleges to offer a four-year bachelor's...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 8, 2015 at 7:37 am | 4 comments | 7366 Views
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