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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian aims to raise fines for distracted drivers

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) to raise fines for drivers who text while behind the wheel cleared a...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Texan, on Apr 30, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 31 comments | 2794 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman shot after 'horsing around' with boyfriend

A man was arrested Monday for being a felon in possession of a firearm and for being in violation of his probation after...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Mar 31, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 31 comments | 2338 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local Native American tribe seeks identity

The Muwekma Ohlone, whose ancestral lands are in Palo Alto and throughout the Bay Area, have lost a federal lawsuit seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 9, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 31 comments | 4115 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GOP candidate discusses Wealth Inequity ala the Occupy protesters - uses socialist argument

Who uttered this socialist rant, worthy of being broadcast during a Occupy Wall Street General Assembly? “Is capitalism...

Original post made by Janet Marks on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by dd, on May 1, 2012 at 9:58 am | 31 comments | 2285 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Economic impact of electric Caltrain

Modernizing the Caltrain corridor with electrified trains and updated signal systems could create 9,600 jobs in the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Phill, on Jun 14, 2012 at 10:09 pm | 31 comments | 2896 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford rewards walk-bike commuters with cash

Stanford University faculty and staff who walk or bike to work will now not only feel good about helping the environment,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Charlie, on May 24, 2013 at 9:54 am | 31 comments | 11195 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mtn. Vew mayor won't join anti-gun violence coalition

Mountain View Mayor John Inks has declined a request to join a coalition of over 1,000 mayors across the country that want...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by A Menlo Park Parent, on Sep 24, 2013 at 9:45 pm | 31 comments | 2688 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Family had sought help for dead woman in Heritage Park

The family of the woman who was found dead in Heritage Park Saturday had enlisted InnVision Shelter Network to track her...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mel, on Dec 25, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 31 comments | 1763 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Making 'green waves' with traffic lights

Seeking to create a smoother ride for local drivers and bicyclists, Palo Alto plans to reprogram traffic lights along several...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by CCB, on Aug 15, 2016 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 9529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Derelict Gas Station

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Original post made by Midtown Resident on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Vivian, on Oct 1, 2007 at 1:51 pm | 31 comments | 4876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Theater 'Friends' group asks to be cleared

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Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 13, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 31 comments | 4277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bicyclist to head east on rare bike

Palo Altan Martin Krieg, known as the Pennyfarthing bicyclist and driver of the pedal-power Busycle, plans to ride an 1891...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Randy, I bike and drive, on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:46 am | 31 comments | 5737 Views

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Board seeks 'order' from new Cal Ave trees

Palo Alto's tree-replacement project on California Avenue should strive toward continuity and purpose and should avoid relying...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:42 am | 31 comments | 2995 Views

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'Detection camera' to help ease traffic near Paly

Installation of a "vehicle detection camera," possibly by next week, should ease snarls at the new traffic signal on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 7, 2010 at 7:45 pm | 31 comments | 2845 Views

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Palo Alto budget gap could triple in decade

Palo Alto's annual budget deficit will more than triple over the next decade if the city doesn't slash its services or find...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2010 at 8:31 am | 31 comments | 3639 Views

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Zumot's arson-and-murder trial set for next month

Bulos Zumot, owner of a hookah shop in downtown Palo Alto, could face an arson-and-murder trial as early as next month in...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by jenejenl, on Sep 22, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 31 comments | 2599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan receives French Legion of Honor medal

Sixty-six years after he stormed onto Omaha Beach in France in the early hours of World War II's D-Day invasion, Alfred Pepper,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Disgusted with peters comments, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:45 am | 31 comments | 3175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Radioactive particles in the Bay Area

According to scientists and health officials, the radioactive particles arriving in the Bay Area but pose no risk. Mercury...

Original post made by Ann on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 23, 2011 at 5:47 pm | 31 comments | 4403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan for bridge over 101 speeds up in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's quest to give bicyclists and pedestrians in the southern part of the city year-round access to the Baylands gained...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Occasional biker, on Dec 6, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 31 comments | 3428 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to modernize Caltrain sails through regional commission

Caltrain's stalled effort to electrify its tracks flickered to life Wednesday morning when the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 31 comments | 5629 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
By Laura Stec | 15 comments | 13,144 views

French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 18 comments | 11,145 views

Candidate Kickoff Events: Public, not just for supporters
By Douglas Moran | 4 comments | 2,081 views

Water, baking soda, vinegar and slime
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 694 views

Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 510 views

 

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