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AROUND TOWN

Finances, infrastructure highlight 'State of the City'

A huge budget gap may force Palo Alto to cut staff and services but it should not keep the city from rebuilding its infrastructure...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 4, 2010 at 10:36 am | 25 comments | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto plans to add furniture, cut lanes on California Avenue

California Avenue may soon be equipped with brand new street furniture, a splashy new fountain and fewer travel lanes. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by same old, same old, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:08 am | 25 comments | 2117 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Varian hydrogen-tank leak equalizes, fixes itself

A hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning stopped on its own about noon as the pressure in the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Doug, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:27 am | 25 comments | 1680 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Foothill campus at Cubberley resurfaces

A 2008 plan to tear down part of Cubberley Community Center to build a major new "educational center" for Foothill College...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 27, 2011 at 8:15 pm | 25 comments | 2455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to discuss Palo Alto's 'school-housing balance'

Can Palo Alto accommodate more multi-family housing while maintaining the excellence of its schools? That question will be...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by jb, on Apr 1, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 25 comments | 2319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warren Buffet responds to Peninsula mom

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by NoCommonSense, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 25 comments | 2812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Mayor Gary Fazzino fights serious illness

Former Palo Alto mayor and longtime City Council member Gary Fazzino has been tentatively diagnosed with multiple myeloma,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Diane Klezun, on May 20, 2010 at 5:13 am | 25 comments | 1784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board considers 'suicide prevention'

A school community is never prepared for the news that one of its students has died by suicide. But if a proposed suicide...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Misha, on May 30, 2010 at 1:38 am | 25 comments | 2339 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks 'revenue guarantee' from hospitals

Palo Alto could require Stanford University to provide an explicit guarantee that Stanford's proposed expansions of its hospital...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by all fall down?, on May 26, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 25 comments | 2253 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

most illegal immigrants are drug mules

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer says the reason Arizona needs its strict anti-immigration law is that the majority of illegal...

Original post made by Jan Brewer on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 29, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 25 comments | 2090 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Atherton

A 62-year-old bicyclist was struck by a car and killed while crossing a major thoroughfare in Atherton this morning (Thursday),...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by friend, on Oct 7, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 25 comments | 2525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

String of robberies has Palo Alto police on alert

Palo Alto police are urging residents to be cautious when walking around the city after two people were nearly robbed on...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Greer Stone, on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 25 comments | 1321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto drops EMS study, fires consultant

Palo Alto's review of the city's emergency medical services is facing a delay after the city fired the consultant performing...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Dec 10, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 25 comments | 1634 Views

SPORTS

Paly's state championship teams honored

It was a parade unlike any seen before in the City of Palo Alto's history as thousands turned out Saturday to honor the only...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Old fan, on Jan 18, 2011 at 11:54 am | 25 comments | 2886 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pizza deliveryman robbed at gunpoint Monday

A pizza deliverer was robbed at gunpoint in the Greenmeadow neighborhood of south Palo Alto Monday (Jan. 10) night, Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 13, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 25 comments | 2052 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Watchdogs project spiking costs for high-speed rail

California's high-speed-rail project would cost the state about $65 billion under projections released Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 13, 2011 at 7:16 am | 25 comments | 1944 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Borders files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Borders Group, Inc., filed for bankruptcy Wednesday (Feb. 16), the company has announced in a press release. Borders is the...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by jb, on Feb 25, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 25 comments | 2578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lift your head up, bent-necks!

Seriously... I think I could have hit about 18 people in the past month while trying to take rt hand turns in town. Your...

Original post made by Ostrich Hunter on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 1, 2011 at 10:44 am | 25 comments | 2458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wi-Fi antennas approved for downtown Palo Alto

A proposal by AT&T to install Wi-Fi antennas at Hotel President on University Avenue cleared its final hurdle Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Robert Smith, on Apr 6, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 25 comments | 1666 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto struggles to give voters reliable data

Palo Alto voters will be asked to wrestle with incomplete and possible contradictory data in November when they hit the voting...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 20, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 25 comments | 1567 Views
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