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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water is the New Oil: Planning for a Changing Climate

Although it is important for people to converve water, isn't the Palo Alto City Council cancelling our efforts by approving...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 19, 2009 at 2:02 am | 8 comments | 1818 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lytton Plaza project gets final approval

An ambitious plan to renovate Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo Alto earned swift endorsement from the City Council Friday afternoon,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Ian, on Aug 19, 2009 at 1:53 am | 13 comments | 2105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto candidate forum

I would like to request that Palo Alto Online open a forum to allow our City Council candidates to answer speicfic questions...

Original post made by Allison on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Leon Leong, on Aug 18, 2009 at 11:55 pm | 2 comments | 2350 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Recendes pleads not guilty in sex assault

Roberto Recendes, accused of attacking a 94-year-old Palo Alto woman in 2002, pleaded not guilty to sexual-assault and elder-abuse...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 18, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 3 comments | 2022 Views

AROUND TOWN

Join the Fight to Save Palo Alto Bowl!!

Hi you all, Care about the Palo Alto Bowl? Sick and tired of a handful of elderly people deciding the fate of your city...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 18, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 19 comments | 2067 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents nervous over Facebook move

As Facebook gears up to move an estimated 800 employees to Stanford Research Park, some residents of the adjacent College...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 18, 2009 at 6:04 pm | 8 comments | 2897 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another mountain lion sighting in Woodside

A mountain lion sighting was reported tonight in Woodside, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Aug 18, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 22 comments | 2383 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge jump in Palo Alto retiree health costs

With the liability of medical care for the City of Palo Alto's retirees ballooning to $129.7 million, the City Council has...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Aug 18, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 11 comments | 2689 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boy, 12, shot by stray bullet in front of his home

A 12-year-old boy was shot in the ankle by a stray bullet while standing in front of his house in East Palo Alto late Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:37 pm | 9 comments | 2099 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Train horns increasing in frequency; response to volume criticism?

My Lord, it's like the train engineer blows the horn every three seconds, over and over. In the morning commute (7:30-9:30)...

Original post made by Midtown Male on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 1652 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Charging ahead

By all accounts, things are looking up for a high-voltage future. And Palo Alto, already one of the greenest and tech-savviest...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 14 comments | 2669 Views

SPORTS

Athletes give thumbs up, thumbs down to Games

As the 2009 Summer National Senior Games wind down, seniors who took part in the event praised the experience but also had...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by William Stern, on Aug 18, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 2407 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents praise new Oregon Expressway plans

New plans for Palo Alto's Oregon Expressway call for preserving trees along Middlefield Road and leaving open the possibility...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by Smith, on Aug 18, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 15 comments | 2784 Views

AROUND TOWN

2009 Senior Games: Interview with Roger Gentilhomme

Roger Gentilhomme fought a high-noon battle against his opponent on the court at Taube Family Tennis Center during the hottest...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Andy Harader, on Aug 17, 2009 at 6:50 pm | 2 comments | 2477 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Cruz Mountains fire chars 4,100 acres

Fire crews Thursday continued to battle a raging, wind-driven fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains that has burned 2,800 acres...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by larry, on Aug 17, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 4 comments | 2544 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park resident files high-speed rail lawsuit

Menlo Park resident Russell Peterson filed a lawsuit against the California High-Speed Rail Authority and the Peninsula Corridor...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by stretch, on Aug 17, 2009 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 2140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peet's in Menlo Park could reopen this week

Before the month is out, Peet's Coffee & Tea at the corner of University Drive and Santa Cruz Avenue could reopen for business,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Lillian, on Aug 17, 2009 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 2102 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto vacancies hit 10 percent

The retail vacancy rate in downtown Palo Alto has jumped to more than 10 percent, prompting city staff to examine whether...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Elena, on Aug 17, 2009 at 9:12 am | 52 comments | 3324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Newspaper wars, again

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Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Markus, on Aug 17, 2009 at 4:39 am | 7 comments | 2928 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trees damaged in Oregon Expressway work

A sidewalk-installation project along Oregon Expressway has damaged several large trees to the point to the point city officials...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 16, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 10 comments | 2485 Views
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