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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain faces $30M gap, 'drastic' cutbacks

Caltrain's already hard-pressed Peninsula commute service faces a $30 million deficit this year and is planning "drastic"...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by mr.x, on Feb 5, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 56 comments | 2750 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

President Obama in Mountain View for town hall meeting

President Barack Obama is scheduled to hold a Town Hall meeting on the economy at Mountain View's LinkedIn today (Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 24, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 56 comments | 2174 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto may fly rainbow flag

The rainbow flag may soon fly high over Palo Alto's King Plaza as a colorful reminder to the world where the city stands...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by mark, on Apr 8, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 56 comments | 1407 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto urges greater Caltrain role in proposed tax measure

Santa Clara County voters may be asked in November to support a sales-tax increase that would fund more than $3 billion in...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 2, 2014 at 5:42 am | 56 comments | 4074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Professorville residents plead for parking

When Lincoln Avenue resident Victoria Curtis looks out along the sidewalks of her street, she sees wall-to-wall parked vehicles. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by member of Professorville Community, on Mar 25, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 56 comments | 3199 Views

AROUND TOWN

New fees ahead for Palo Alto Children's Theatre?

Palo Alto's young actors could soon face fees ranging from $50 to $300 to participate in plays at the Children's Theatre...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by One Parent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 56 comments | 2768 Views

AROUND TOWN

South Palo Alto housing proposal dealt a blow

A proposal to build 26 homes on the site of a soon-to-be-closed daycare center in south Palo Alto suffered a possibly fatal...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 1, 2011 at 8:43 am | 56 comments | 2788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto seeks ideas for renovating Rinconada Park

Rinconada Park, one of Palo Alto's most used open spaces, features many desirable attractions, but a lack of paths, well-defined...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 18, 2012 at 10:45 am | 56 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto embarks on Main Library expansion

With the Downtown Library as good as new and the reconstruction of Mitchell Park Library crawling toward the closing chapter...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by goodjob, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:57 am | 56 comments | 3898 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizen Pundit's Old Ideas Create Delay, Hinder Palo Alto's Future

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Original post made by JL on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by J.L., on Dec 13, 2006 at 1:19 am | 55 comments | 5437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We can be the greenest city of all

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Original post made by Cut down carbon emissions on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by Greg, on Oct 24, 2007 at 12:33 pm | 55 comments | 3745 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yes on libraries; no on Measure N

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Original post made on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by person2000a, on Sep 21, 2008 at 8:14 pm | 55 comments | 3316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure N will Reduce Library Operating Costs by At Least $4M

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Original post made by FACTS on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by RS, on Oct 16, 2008 at 7:03 pm | 55 comments | 2845 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Light opposition to Palo Alto foam-container ban

Polystyrene containers, those foamy boxes commonly used to store Chinese take-out or to save a sandwich for the road, will...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Step up to the plate, PA, on May 23, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 55 comments | 2801 Views

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 | 2501 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 | 1822 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 | 2588 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 | 4235 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 | 2342 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 | 2071 Views
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