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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents share high-speed-rail ideas -- civilly

High-speed-rail officials vowed Saturday to collaborate with Peninsula residents on the design of the controversial rail...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by bikes2work, on Sep 16, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 55 comments | 2283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Panhandler Victor Frost arrested for shouting racial epithets

Victor Frost, a local panhandler who is running for City Council, was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly shouting racial...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by disco davis, on Oct 4, 2009 at 2:38 am | 55 comments | 1673 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 27, fatally shot in East Palo Alto

A 27-year-old man died in a shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday afternoon, according to a San Mateo County deputy coroner....

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by mizz juicy Gurl, on Jan 17, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 55 comments | 2751 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford hospitals reject union 'cooling off' bid

Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals have rejected a nurses' union request for a contract negotiations cooling-off period,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Jun 11, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 55 comments | 2422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City probes excessive tree pruning on Cal Ave

California Avenue still has its trees, but this time it's the limbs that are missing. About 40 newly planted trees in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Realist, on Jan 8, 2013 at 8:42 am | 55 comments | 3021 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Strong-arm robberies hit Palo Alto streets again

Robbers snatched valuables from two people in the evening hours in Palo Alto on Saturday and Monday, adding to a string of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Dec 16, 2010 at 10:27 am | 55 comments | 2189 Views

AROUND TOWN

New five-story building eyed for downtown Palo Alto

A five-story building featuring offices, retail and residential units would go up on the site of a former Shell gas station...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Ann, on Mar 9, 2011 at 10:09 am | 55 comments | 2304 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arnold's big mistake

Arnold made a big mistake. No excuses. He got caught out and a pregnancy occurred. What should he have done and how would...

Original post made by Bystander on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on May 18, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 55 comments | 2338 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

St. Raymond pastor on leave after 'boundary violation' with teen, archdiocese says

Father William Myers, pastor of St. Raymond Catholic Church in Menlo Park, is on leave following an incident with a 17-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:29 pm | 55 comments | 3041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unions urge Palo Alto to reconsider labor reform

Palo Alto's three public-safety unions are calling on the City Council to rethink its plan to put a repeal of binding arbitration...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Davion, on Sep 13, 2011 at 10:24 am | 55 comments | 2099 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters strike down binding arbitration in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's longstanding practice of forcing disputes between the city and its public-safety workers to go to arbitration...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by bill g , on Nov 14, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 55 comments | 1763 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Opinion shifts against high-speed rail

As the price tag for California's proposed high-speed-rail system continues to swell, so does public opposition to the voter-approved...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 9, 2011 at 5:46 pm | 55 comments | 1410 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romney raises an Olympic Ruckus

Romney says London not prepared for the Olympics: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/olympics/news/9429187/Olympics-Mitt-Romney-seeks-to-play-down-London-2012-comments.html "...

Original post made by Rich Jeffries on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by flop, on Jul 28, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 55 comments | 1668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charles Munger, Mandy Lowell and Prop 30 School Measure

I am starting this thread because the thread about the death penalty is being swamped by comments on this topic, and I think...

Original post made by Duveneck mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 4, 2012 at 7:09 am | 55 comments | 2130 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planned senior-housing complex wins key vote

Palo Alto, a city with a growing population of seniors and jaw-dropping real estate prices, is about to get a little help...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Feb 28, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 55 comments | 2588 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health care: Palo Alto's painful dilemma

In 2009, Palo Alto's elected leaders and top management responded to the financial walloping of the Great Recession by embarking...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Stanley, on Mar 28, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 55 comments | 5317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybell project opponents race against deadlines

Opponents of a recently approved development on Maybell Avenue are heading into crunch time in their drive to overturn a...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Zayda, on Jul 12, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 55 comments | 2057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja backs off on enrollment-growth plan

Criticism from neighbors and a letter from city planners about over-enrollment at Castilleja School have led the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by neighbor of school, on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:00 am | 55 comments | 4810 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell foes won't sue over ballot language

Palo Alto residents looking to overturn the city's approval of a housing development on Maybell Avenue remain deeply concerned...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by PAPNZ member, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 55 comments | 1271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto scales back summer school plans

Palo Alto school officials are scaling back their plans for summer school next year following a court settlement and state...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 20, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 55 comments | 12392 Views
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