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Palo Alto's bike share system to be discontinued

San Francisco bike share system to grow by 14X. Palo Alto and Mountain View to abandon theirs due to poor ridership. Story...

Original post made by commuter on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by MVResident67, on Apr 4, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 13 comments | 1260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deep Pothole at El Camino Real and San Antonio

Drivers beware of the huge, deep pothole at the intersection of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road near Peet's and Chef...

Original post made by commuter on Mar. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 297 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Company Town: Tech vs Grassroots

The movie is about SF (tech takeover of housing and attempts to do so with Board of Supevisors=CC) but could just as well...

Original post made by Company Town on Oct. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teleminder automatic-call system Fails -- OUTSOURCE

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Original post made by Compromise on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Compromise, on Apr 16, 2007 at 9:30 am | 15 comments | 6872 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What happened to the news about radiation from Japan? Is the press self-censoring itself?

Why haven't we heard anything recently about radiation levels from the nuclear disaster in Japan? Absolutely nothing in...

Original post made by Concenred on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 28, 2011 at 7:28 am | 12 comments | 1997 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

yes on Local Proposition R will bankrup Palo Alto

With all the Respect to the FireFighters, but I will vote NO on R. I know the firefighter also have their families to take...

Original post made by concern citizen on Oct. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1958 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeless situation out of control

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Original post made by concerned on Oct. 23, 2006
Last comment by Had Enough!, on Oct 9, 2007 at 5:50 pm | 34 comments | 6181 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cut emergency crews yet hire a emergency planner for 233K a year?

According to this Mercury News article, the City of Palo Alto needs to cut a million dollars from the polcie and fire budget...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Taxpayer, on May 31, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 7 comments | 1535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is pancreatic cancer on the rise?

It just seems like I know more people with pancreatic cancer (or who have passed) than breast cancer. I did not know Steve...

Original post made by concerned on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Ghost, on Oct 22, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 9 comments | 1882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

do you know where your teen is at 3 am?

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Original post made by concerned on Jul. 20, 2006
Last comment by lovng PA parent, on Sep 19, 2007 at 11:38 am | 8 comments | 8448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Was this your kid?

Around 9.40am this morning, while driving on Channing, I came across a girl, appearing to be of high school age, biking down...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 13, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 9 comments | 982 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of sirens on late Fri night / Sat AM - El Camino in Palo Alto?

Did anyone else hear lots of sirens on El Camino late Friday night / Saturday morning (like 1:30 or 2 am)? I'm trying to...

Original post made by concerned on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Aug 31, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2302 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Demonstrator with rifle on Sandhill taking photos of cars

Does anyone know what this guy's deal is? This afternoon, I was heading East on Sandhill just off 280 and noticed a strange...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Rosa, on Jun 21, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 4 comments | 2148 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Surround Home

On Wednesday evening, at approximately 5:15 pm, four police cars were parked with lights flashing at the corner of Waverley...

Original post made by Concerned on Nov. 25, 2016
Last comment by Wondering, on Nov 29, 2016 at 1:30 pm | 7 comments | 791 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

John McCain Won't Release His Medical Record

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Original post made by concerned on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 18, 2008 at 3:11 pm | 14 comments | 3092 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Credit card rising rates - another looming disaster

Credit card issuers have raised interest rates to a minimum of 24% and often as high as 30% - 35% across the board, regardless...

Original post made by Concerned on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 21, 2010 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1778 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Libya Consulate attack played down until 9/11 over

Anyone else feel that the President and the media kept quiet about the latest 9/11 attack on US by Muslim terrorists until...

Original post made by Concerned on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Edward Davidson, on Sep 12, 2012 at 11:28 am | 13 comments | 823 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

another caltrain fatality

This one was in Atherton: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Person-struck-and-killed-by-Caltrain-6269282.php...

Original post made by concerned on May. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 715 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cash Sales on the Rise in US

From todays WSJ (free article): http://www.mansionglobal.com/articles/17976-cash-home-sales-on-the-rise-in-the-u-s- "San...

Original post made by concerned on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jan 13, 2016 at 12:57 pm | 4 comments | 490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buses parking and setting up as business offices and taking our parking

Came across a bus being used as an office. They say that provided they move every 72 hours, it is legal. http://startuponabus.com/story-time/ Start...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 23, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 1, 2015 at 11:28 am | 22 comments | 1409 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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