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AROUND TOWN

Senators push high-speed rail oversight, outreach

Palo Alto city officials and residents aren't alone in their concern about a "lack of transparency" and inadequate oversight...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by member of CMeadows, on May 7, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 25 comments | 2378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Loss of school records districtwide, officials say

Five weeks of online grade records and class materials affecting hundreds Palo Alto middle and high school students may have...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by I.T. SCREWED UP, on May 16, 2009 at 6:17 am | 25 comments | 2482 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged bike thieves arrested near Paly

Two alleged bike thieves were arrested by Palo Alto police Friday morning after they were spotted suspiciously driving around...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 25 comments | 1746 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, cops mobilize to guard rail tracks

More than 100 Gunn High School students are mobilizing to patrol rail crossings in Palo Alto after the recent suicides of...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Misha, on Jun 14, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 25 comments | 1791 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto raises fines for park, parking violations

People who stroll after sunset at public parks in Palo Alto, wipe meter-maids' chalk off their tires or unleash their dogs...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by GML, on Aug 19, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 1771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto considers going wireless

Palo Alto's latest proposal to bring high-speed Internet to the masses involves draping the city in a wireless network while...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Skeptic, on Jul 16, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 25 comments | 1909 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Palo Altans want in a grocery store

We have had many discussions on this topic without actually finding out what we, the shoppers, actually want. I am starting...

Original post made by Shopper on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by cecelia horn, on Jul 20, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 25 comments | 2297 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident interrupts burglary on Seale Avenue

A resident on Seale Avenue entered her garage and interrupted a burglary in her home on Sunday. The resident entered the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Aug 3, 2009 at 2:44 am | 25 comments | 1647 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Washington Post Article: Declaring War is more than a Formality

Yes, here is someone in the media stating the fact that we haven't declared a CONSTITUTIONAL war since World War 2. I posted...

Original post made by food for thought on Aug. 29, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 21, 2009 at 6:29 am | 25 comments | 1649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tenants win injunction against Page Mill

East Palo Alto's biggest landlord suffered a legal setback Tuesday when a San Mateo County judge granted an injunction barring...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Page Mill tenant, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:31 am | 25 comments | 1754 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chicago Olympic Bid Eliminated in First Round

THE EGO HAS LANDED WORLD REJECTS OBAMA: He put a lot of personal capital into the bid for Chicago as the Olympic locale. Also...

Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sharon Moran, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:22 am | 25 comments | 1970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Know Knew Books could be in its final chapter

The sign spells out Know Knew Books' bleak economic state in big red letters, amid the window display of books, action figurines...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by peter, on May 2, 2011 at 3:05 pm | 25 comments | 2159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission urges caution on tree replanting

Palo Alto should slow down and carefully consider its vision for the California Avenue Business District before replacing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Fines are Educational, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 25 comments | 1535 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

should Palo Alto photograph all cars coming in to town?

The city of Tiburon is going to start photographing all cars entering town. The photos will be stored by the police for...

Original post made by tiburon on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by tiburon, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:36 am | 25 comments | 1791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly land on top 100 'Gold Medal List'

Both Gunn and Palo Alto high schools have ranked in U.S. News and World Report's 2010 "Gold Medal List" of America's top...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Dec 24, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 25 comments | 2120 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury convicts M-A track coach for pushing boy

After a four-day trial, a San Mateo County jury on Friday convicted a longtime Menlo-Atherton High School cross-country coach...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Steve C, on Dec 22, 2009 at 1:54 am | 25 comments | 1567 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drunk-driving crackdown starts this weekend

Bay Area law-enforcement agencies Friday are kicking off a winter-holiday crackdown on drunk drivers this week by stepping...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by MADDC - Mad Against Drunk Driving Cops, on Dec 19, 2009 at 9:18 am | 25 comments | 3068 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do you notice airplane noise?

It was not until I started working on a different shift and staying away way into the night that I started to notice that...

Original post made by Anon. on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by So fortunate! , on Jan 5, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 25 comments | 3027 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders tougher water-efficiency standards

Seeking to conserve water and comply with a new state law, Palo Alto officials are considering adopting stricter regulations...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Midtowner, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:27 pm | 25 comments | 1796 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla gets federal loan to build Palo Alto plant

A $465 million low-interest federal loan will help Tesla Motors build its planned powertrain production facility in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by This explains a lot, on Jan 27, 2010 at 6:31 am | 25 comments | 3069 Views
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