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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls fee increases for animal services, field use

Palo Alto residents may soon find themselves paying higher fees for everything from fire inspections and Children's Theatre...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Carole Hyde, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 23 comments | 2335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities issue rail challenge: 'build right or not at all'

Palo Alto and its four allies in the Peninsula Cities Consortium have issued a new call for the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by KTB, on Aug 7, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 23 comments | 2302 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

80-year-old killed in hit-and-run accident

An 80-year-old Mountain View man is dead and a Saratoga woman is in custody after a fatal hit-and-run accident on Monday...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by narnia, on Jul 22, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 23 comments | 2088 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fehrenbach to head Palo Alto economic outreach

Tommy Fehrenbach, a relationship manager at Borel Private Bank & Trust Co. and former chairman of the Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bye Bye Business, on Aug 26, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 23 comments | 2326 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anybody interested in a real economic recovery?

The economy is NOT improving. It is getting worse. This is not your older borther's recession. The new normal is reality,...

Original post made by Greg on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by just do it, on Aug 21, 2010 at 6:43 am | 23 comments | 1876 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Art Center to undergo $7 million renovation

The nearly 40-year-old Palo Alto Art Center will be getting a mid-life revamp -- a long-awaited $7 million facility upgrade...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Another childcare center, on Aug 24, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 23 comments | 2282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E: What gas mains?

PG&E and Palo Alto Utilities Department officials appeared to be playing out their own version of "What's My Line?" with...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 15, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 23 comments | 2203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Victor Frost charges to be swapped for new ones

Palo Alto panhandler Victor Frost will face new charges in the city's continuing case against him for allegedly flouting...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by John Burgess, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 23 comments | 1716 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge nixes M-A plans for night football

A San Mateo County judge, in a preliminary injunction issued Tuesday (Oct. 5), agreed with a group of Atherton neighbors...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by peter got spanked, on Oct 8, 2010 at 11:30 am | 23 comments | 2099 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Carjacking at Lytton Plaza lands suspect in jail

A woman waiting for her husband to chat with band members at Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo Alto about 4 a.m. Sunday had her...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by Carlitos Waysm, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:20 am | 23 comments | 1795 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters loan $35,000 to Measure R campaign

Palo Alto's firefighters union has loaned $35,000 to its campaign in support of Measure R, a ballot measure that would freeze...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Nov 3, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 23 comments | 1672 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist hit by big-rig on Alpine Road, dies

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a big-rig in unincorporated San Mateo County near Portola Valley Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by syl pascale, on Nov 5, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 23 comments | 3441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto wins state football title

Palo Alto wrapped up the finest football season in 99 years of playing the sport by holding off nationally ranked Centennial...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by stop, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 23 comments | 2526 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Crude' chemical bombs explode at Palo Alto home

Two chemical bombs exploding in front of a Palo Alto home on the 700 block of De Soto Drive woke residents at 12:57 a.m....

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:13 am | 23 comments | 2161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brown says slash spending, keep tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today (Jan. 10) that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Tax debacle, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 23 comments | 2115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mexico President Felipe Calderon to address Stanford grads June 12

Mexico President Felipe Calderon Hinojosa will be the speaker at Stanford University's 120th commencement June 12. Calderon...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by jairo, on Jun 13, 2011 at 6:35 am | 23 comments | 2772 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo says Obama was 'describing her district'

President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night had a hometown ring to it for Congresswoman Anna Eshoo,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 28, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 23 comments | 1938 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook moves headquarters to Menlo Park

Facebook's plan to shift headquarters from Palo Alto to Menlo Park has possibly been the worst-kept secret of the past month....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Viv, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 23 comments | 2214 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anonymous postings--good or bad?

These pages have just witnessed an extended discussion of the anonymous poster, finally cut off by the editor. Should there...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 3, 2011 at 8:58 am | 23 comments | 1368 Views

AROUND TOWN

PA hitches economic future to green innovation

Seeking to lure new clean-tech companies and retain existing ones, Palo Alto officials are pitching a new program that would...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 7, 2011 at 4:53 pm | 23 comments | 3371 Views
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