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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Council follows risky strategy to set aside space for compost plant

Harking back to the voters' 2011 decision to set aside 10 acres of the city's defunct landfill for a waste-to-energy plant,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Jan 26, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 8 comments | 1641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council gives wide berth for possible plant

Fifty-one acres of now-defunct Palo Alto landfill will not become parkland in the coming year, the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Jan 26, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 31 comments | 5098 Views

RESTAURANTS

Tasty Thai and Cambodian

On Mountain View's stretch of El Camino Real between Shoreline Boulevard and El Monte Avenue, things change yet the area...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by diversity, on Jan 26, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 1472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grade separations at Churchill, Meadow, Charleston?

The "very contentious issue" of grade separations at Alma, Churchill, East Meadow and Charleston is something Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Clem, on Jan 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 46 comments | 1938 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kids health benefit from underground power lines (instead of overhead poles).

Read an PA online article about the debate of putting powerlines undergraound: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18185 Thanks...

Original post made by Tina on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Rresident, on Jan 26, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 4 comments | 3654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn to host teen wellness panel tonight

"Sound Minds, Sound Bodies" is the theme of a panel discussion on teen mental health to be held tonight, Jan. 23, at Gunn...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Messaging and PR, on Jan 26, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 1411 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What is all the police activity for?

Crazy sirens and a gazillion cops at Newell near Embarcadero tonight (1/25/2013) Anybody have the scoop?...

Original post made by Duveneck Dad on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 26, 2013 at 9:55 am | 6 comments | 1014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park bans plastic bags at checkout

Earth Day (April 22) will see the end of single-use plastic bags at the checkout counter in Menlo Park. The City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Eat Change, on Jan 26, 2013 at 5:58 am | 35 comments | 1756 Views

AROUND TOWN

The big change

Palo Alto Players tackles the big change that rocks a family to its core in an excellent production of Jane Anderson's "Looking...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jan 26, 2013 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 2013 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Few good options on pensions, council is told

Despite pension reforms passed in Sacramento last summer, Palo Alto remains severely restricted in its power to rein in the...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Alex, on Jan 25, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 24 comments | 2717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hires director for its permitting operation

Palo Alto's aggressive effort to reform its famously frustrating permitting operation hit another landmark this week when...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by The Truth, on Jan 25, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 17 comments | 1518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

YAKETY-YAK ... Palo Alto City Council Chambers were deserted Tuesday night by the time the council got to its last agenda...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jan 25, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men get Buffaloed in Colorado

The Stanford men's basketball team has seen better days. The Cardinal swept last year's season series with Colorado, winning...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by just an opinion , on Jan 25, 2013 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Spare the Air alert issued this week

Yet another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for the Bay Area for Friday, Jan. 25, meaning residents won't be able...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Eaton breathing, on Jan 25, 2013 at 11:19 am | 8 comments | 906 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google pitches big plans to Mountain View City Council

Google wowed the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday with its most detailed presentation yet on its North Bayshore development...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jan 25, 2013 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 2089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steve Jobs' widow launches new DREAM web site

The Dream Is Now: http://www.thedreamisnow.org/ News report: http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/steve-jobs-widow-launches-dream-act-support-website-b9cffdd0...

Original post made by dreamer on Jan. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Re-inventing a classic

Like many local residents, the Zankich family never forgot the Parisian burger served at Mountain View's Linda's Drive-In...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Melanie Austin, on Jan 25, 2013 at 12:28 am | 3 comments | 1158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do City Council members talk too much?

Worried that lengthy meetings are "undermining public confidence" in the political process, Palo Alto's mayor and two City...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 24, 2013 at 11:53 pm | 26 comments | 2025 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two robbed at gunpoint near downtown Palo Alto

A man and woman walking near downtown Palo Alto were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night, Palo Alto police said. The victims...

Original post made by resident on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 24, 2013 at 11:17 pm | 41 comments | 2282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss misuses credit cards

Both of our other local newspapers had a story yesterday about the fact that Liz Kniss misused her credit card while a county...

Original post made by Write the story on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Princess Liz is right, on Jan 24, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 1085 Views
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