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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbers hit twice in downtown Palo Alto

Two men -- one brandishing a black handgun -- robbed a couple walking at Bryant Street and Addison Avenue shortly before...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Patrick, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:16 am | 38 comments | 1618 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Transforming City Hall

Palo Alto's Fire Chief Nick Marinaro became the first major City Hall domino to fall when he retired in late June, after...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by PA-Needs-A-Good-House-Cleaning, on Nov 10, 2010 at 2:19 pm | 38 comments | 3625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girls' Middle Schools seeks move to Palo Alto

The Girls' Middle School, which has operated out of a Mountain View church since its founding 12 years ago, is seeking to...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by JO, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:25 pm | 38 comments | 2778 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local silence on ruling on Obamacare

Amazing local silence on the Federal Judge ruling that Obamacare is unconstitutional. Even more silence on our own Administration...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 19, 2011 at 6:44 am | 38 comments | 1781 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County grand jury issues scathing report on fire departments

This latest third party entity (county grand jury) report highlights a lot of inefficiencies that we in Palo Alto likewise...

Original post made by Markus on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 22, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 38 comments | 2187 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver follows GPS, gets stuck on Caltrain tracks

A woman driving a Toyota Corolla got stuck on the Caltrain tracks near East Meadow Drive in Palo Alto Wednesday night when...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Geez, on Jul 27, 2011 at 5:12 am | 38 comments | 1993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to shop around for electricity projects

Palo Alto's utility officials have a pleasant conundrum on their hands these days -- a $50 million fund that the city can...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 26, 2011 at 5:53 pm | 38 comments | 1853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Amazon's misguided fight against sales tax

We hope the public will wholeheartedly back local businesses, including longtime Palo Alto merchants Jeff Selzer of Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 31, 2011 at 5:04 am | 38 comments | 1739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vehicle dwellers, residents seek common ground

Voicing compassion and a desire for both sides to find an alternative to a proposed vehicle-habitation ban, Palo Alto's vehicle...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Pudding Head, on Sep 22, 2011 at 7:13 pm | 38 comments | 1772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail hit with legal setback

A coalition that includes Menlo Park, Atherton and Palo Alto scored a legal victory over the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Midtown Man, on Nov 15, 2011 at 8:25 am | 38 comments | 1846 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail hearing draws hundreds to Palo Alto

Critics and supporters of California's proposed high-speed rail system faced off Tuesday in Palo Alto over a $98.5 billion...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 24, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 38 comments | 1311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Palo Alto campuses test 'inclusion' programs this fall

Every month, parents at Barron Park Elementary School in Palo Alto are invited to an "inclusion coffee" to share their thoughts...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by gifted, on Dec 7, 2011 at 11:56 am | 38 comments | 2288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with electric-vehicle policy

Seeking to bolster the city's reputation as a clean-tech leader and prepare for a surge of electric vehicles on city streets,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Waste energy, on Dec 27, 2011 at 10:28 am | 38 comments | 2871 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal Services Center busy but outdated

Just south of Palo Alto's Municipal Services Center on East Bayshore Road stands a squat building in which dogs slightly...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Forest, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:55 am | 38 comments | 1431 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto program aims to make energy savings a 'social' affair

Palo Alto residents who keep their energy use low now have something besides lower bills to show for their efforts -- bragging...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Repeal-The-UUT, on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:16 am | 38 comments | 1724 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP to cut 27,000 jobs

Palo Alto tech giant HP announced Wednesday that it would cut 27,000 jobs -- 8 percent of its global workforce -- by the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Leopold, on May 25, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 38 comments | 3166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City adopts plan to revamp waste operations

As Palo Alto prepares to dramatically overhaul how it handles its waste, city officials and residents remain at odds over...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 12, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 38 comments | 2091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Coliform bacteria taints Palo Alto water

When Palo Alto's utility officials were testing customers' water quality in May they uncovered something strange -- an unusually...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 18, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 38 comments | 2751 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four-story building eyed for downtown Palo Alto

Just months after Palo Alto approved construction of a new four-story building in a prime downtown location, another major...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Dec 12, 2012 at 1:45 am | 38 comments | 2641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's police quandary may hinge on massive development

After years of failures and frustrations, Palo Alto has another shot now to build a new public-safety building that would...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Gus L., on Sep 11, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 38 comments | 2045 Views
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