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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto adds 'chief communications officer' to leadership team

Palo Alto added a new position to its leadership team this week, tapping a former California State University executive to...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Bill Bucy, on Apr 20, 2013 at 11:15 am | 44 comments | 2222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Happy Anniversary BP!

This year, Earth Day celebrates the 3rd anniversary of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico (April 20, 2010). In honor...

Original post made by bp on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by greed, on Apr 20, 2013 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 876 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police nab suspect in Saturday's bank robbery

Palo Alto police have made an arrest in connection with Saturday's bank robbery on El Camino Real after tips from two other...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Social Butterfly, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:21 am | 9 comments | 1204 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Broken pipe leaves 100 in Midtown without water

A water main break in midtown Palo Alto in the area of Middlefield Road and Sutter Avenue early this morning left about 100...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Social Butterfly, on Apr 20, 2013 at 2:50 am | 6 comments | 1043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poppy project seeks to restore hills to native full bloom

Standing in the Pearson-Arastradero Preserve parking lot, ecological restorationist Craig Dremann held up a California postcard,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Claire Elliott, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:58 pm | 6 comments | 3175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peery Foundation grants $1 million for disability playground

The Peery Foundation will donate a $1 million matching grant to build a playground for disabled children and adults at Mitchell...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Olenka Villarreal, on Apr 19, 2013 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 3110 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yogurtland employee charged with burglary

A Yogurtland employee was arrested on Wednesday for stealing cash from his own place of work. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Not condoning, on Apr 19, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 10 comments | 1475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hard at work: transforming the Palo Alto Bowl site

Crews are building townhomes at the site of the Palo Alto Bowl at 4329 El Camino Real. The site will hold 26 homes and a...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 19, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tons of tires to repave Palo Alto's Alma Street

About 1,000 tons of recycled tires will cover a 2-mile section of Alma Street as part of a pilot repaving project in Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by member, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:56 am | 40 comments | 2578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford wants to expand undergrad enrollment

Stanford University wants to expand its undergraduate enrollment if it can raise the money to build housing for more students,...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Frugal, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 678 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mtn. View arts committee chair resigns after disputed comments

Before City Council members could vote to remove or censure him Tuesday night, Chris Parkinson resigned his post as chair...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by galen, on Apr 18, 2013 at 10:06 pm | 8 comments | 1230 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nears deal on paying for golf course revamp

As Palo Alto plows ahead with a complete overhaul of its Baylands golf course, city officials are finding themselves balancing...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by think about what you are saying, on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 9 comments | 1246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Experts warn women leaders of nuclear risk

Had Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon contained nuclear material tens of thousands of people could have been killed,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 21 comments | 1359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hope dims for Palo Alto's proposed police building

Palo Alto's long and tortuous path toward a new police headquarters took another frustrating twist Tuesday afternoon when...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by John, on Apr 18, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 26 comments | 1439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto urged not to fund a Catholic nonprofit

With Catholic Charities facing allegations of discrimination from gay-rights advocates in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Washington,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by local gurl, on Apr 18, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 16 comments | 1337 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man who tried to run over police officer pleads 'no contest'

An East Palo Alto man who tried to run over a police officer and deliberately smashed a stolen vehicle into a police van...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Apr 18, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 7 comments | 1153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Russ Feingold to discuss the Patriot Act

Free ACLU Mid-Peninsula cordially invites you to meet and talk with Russ Feingold, the only senator to vote against...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Apr. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

why Palo Alto businesses keep failing

Interesting article in the Mercury-News about why Palo Alto businesses keep failing and why local residents have no loyalty...

Original post made by consumer on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 18, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 5 comments | 893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planned dog park in north Palo Alto hits a snag

Palo Alto's plan to give residents in the north part of the city their first dog park is now in limbo after officials learned...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by sanmateo@doodycalls.com, on Apr 18, 2013 at 10:42 am | 26 comments | 3189 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

<B>Keep the status quo Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18388 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Roland Hsu, on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1005 Views
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