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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Fighters Phone Message

Anyone besides me unhappy that the Firefighters used the City "Emergency" phone calling system to advertise their pancake...

Original post made by Mutti on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 11, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 438 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Op-ed: Vote yes on Measure D

Measure D is about one thing and one thing only — if you agree or disagree that Palo Alto needs more affordable housing for...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 11, 2013 at 10:47 am | 106 comments | 3050 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Program for disabled parking moves ahead

Proposals to solve Palo Alto's notorious parking problems always cause a stir. So even after the Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Oct 11, 2013 at 8:00 am | 11 comments | 3830 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Gravity'

Life is one hell of a ride, as George Clooney's character puts it. So is "Gravity." -P.C. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/04/review-gravity#comm...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:44 am | 1 comment | 7516 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect arrested in shooting of 17-year-old boy

A suspect in the Oct. 5 shooting of a 17-year-old East Palo Alto youth has been arrested, according to police. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 11, 2013 at 12:38 am | 7 comments | 2261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OUCH! MI Proponent Issues Reprimand at PAUSD Meeting

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Original post made by Andrea on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 10, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 6 comments | 5597 Views

AROUND TOWN

International Observe the Moon Night - Saturday October 12

On Saturday evening October 12, the Foothill College Observatory and the Peninsula Astronomical Society will hold an evening...

Original post made by wbp on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by wbp, on Oct 10, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 3452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's wrong with this?

I just saw this announcement: Development Services Department announces it will host a public outreach to discuss the...

Original post made by Maybell Neighbor on Oct. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 411 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Private developers to pay for public art

Palo Alto's Percent for Art Program could soon require private developers to chip in 1 percent of construction costs for...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Tina Peak, on Oct 10, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 21 comments | 2035 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

This new website is unreadable and unusable. On the plus side, it will drive all the crazies away.

This website, which used to be easily scannable and usable is now a cluttered mess of white space. The top half of the screen...

Original post made by reader on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Oct 10, 2013 at 10:27 am | 7 comments | 686 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza builder loses $94,200, wins green light

After inadvertently destroying a physically decrepit but symbolically precious piece of Palo Alto history, the developer...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by SteveU, on Oct 10, 2013 at 7:23 am | 20 comments | 15958 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto gets new top district attorney

The doorknob tag on Supervising Deputy District Attorney Cindy Hendrickson's office displays an image of the Three Stooges...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by AndyB, on Oct 9, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 7 comments | 1803 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's Michael Levitt shares Nobel Prize in chemistry

Stanford University structural biologist Michael Levitt today won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for "the development of multiscale...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 9, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments | 529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Space District unveils sweeping 'vision plan'

Bay Area residents could gain access to much more open space, including more family-friendly areas, according to a new Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 9, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 6 comments | 4981 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Early-morning fire guts Ventura home

A Palo Alto home that was scheduled for a renovation is a total loss after an early morning blaze, a battalion chief said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Suspicious, on Oct 9, 2013 at 12:06 pm | 15 comments | 2769 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo accepting paycheck during gov't shutdown

Representative Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto)has decided to accept her paycheck ($174,000 annual salary)during the government shutdown....

Original post made by Stephen Peeps on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Ferd Nerdlinger, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:56 am | 10 comments | 1050 Views

RESTAURANTS

Hold the sauce: Armadillo Willy's marks 30 years

For 30 years Armadillo Willy's has served Texas-style barbecue to customers in the Bay Area, beginning with the original...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Doug Kirkwood, on Oct 8, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 6526 Views

SPORTS

Shaw fires back

Stanford football notebook Stanford football coach David Shaw doesn't take too kindly to having someone question the integrity...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dick Givens, on Oct 8, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dish Access

For local walkers and runners seeking access to the Dish trail, Stanford has proposed replacing about half the available...

Original post made by Marcia Sterling on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 17 comments | 1203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Analysis: City scrambles for residential parking solutions

Faced with massive pressure from residents and the City Council on parking shortages in residential areas, city planners...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Juno, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:39 pm | 32 comments | 10322 Views
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