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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greenbriar Homes wants $5.31 million back

The beleaguered Alma Plaza project in south Palo Alto has been hit with another woe: Greenbriar Homes, the Fremont-based...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by elliegms, on Jun 23, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 13 comments | 3093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Irene Sharp Concert at at CSMA, Thursday, June 25

Celebrated cellist Irene Sharp will perform along with pianist Steven Lightburn at the Community School of Music and Arts...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Jun. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1984 Views

AROUND TOWN

No more free side/backyard trash pick up.

So PASCO has decided to do less work for the same money or the same work for more money: http://www.pressbuttongetbacon.com/images/PASCO-notice.jpg Nice,...

Original post made by John on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:26 am | 21 comments | 4253 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police cars racing down Channing last night (6/22)

Does anyone know what was going on last night about 9PM. About 5-6 police cars came screaming down Channing Avenue around...

Original post made by Wondering on Jun. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2038 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Glitch' causes Palo Alto to double-bill residents

Hundreds of Palo Alto customers were inadvertently charged twice for utilities this week because of a billing error. The...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 23, 2009 at 10:34 am | 12 comments | 2583 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"This Boomer isn't going to Apologize"

Wonderful essay by Stephen Moore, Senior Economics writer for the Wall Street Journal, entitled "This Boomer isn't going...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 23, 2009 at 9:32 am | 4 comments | 2106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit of past/current Contractual assignments by City of P.A.

It would be very interesting and (possibly) explosive in content if someone did a past 10 year audit on how many friends...

Original post made by the watcher on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jun 23, 2009 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 1966 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senators held Stock in Bailed Out Banks ( that they voted to bail out)

http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/senators-held-stock-in-bailed-out-banks-2009-06-12.html From "The Hill" above. This...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 23, 2009 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 1884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pre-schools, and Elementary school choices

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Original post made by Melinda on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by depends who you ask, on Jun 23, 2009 at 5:29 am | 35 comments | 10790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Worker hit by car at Page Mill Road in Palo Alto

A worker with the Santa Clara County Department of Roads and Airports was struck by a car while on the job near Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by cal, on Jun 22, 2009 at 10:43 pm | 10 comments | 2373 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto balances 'difficult' budget cuts, fees

Palo Alto's 2010 budget, which eliminates 21 positions, institutes a slew of new municipal fees, and steeply reduces money...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Brian Wilson, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 4 comments | 2246 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lytton Plaza on June 20th: 100s of Iranians protested

I walked out of Stanford Theatre on Saturday evening around 7 pm to be greeted by a chanting I couldn't distinguish from...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 1967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen gets graduation gift -- a new kidney

On the first day of school at Reno's North Valleys High School last August, 16-year-old Gabriela Madrigal went into seizures....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jun 22, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 2136 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Seven arrested in East Palo Alto drug sting

Seven persons, aged 42 to 66, were arrested in a "Buyer Beware" drug sting operation in East Palo Alto Tuesday, Police Chief...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by closerthanyouknow, on Jun 22, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 39 comments | 3303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review of Stanford projects falls behind

Palo Alto's review of Stanford's proposed 1.3 million square-foot expansion of its medical facilities has fallen behind schedule...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Longtime Stanford Watcher, on Jun 22, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 2211 Views

SPORTS

USA men's volleyball heads to San Jose

The United States Men's national volleyball team knows the way to San Jose, and they will be bringing a three-match winning...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Kids Talk Radio Sports, on Jun 22, 2009 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2433 Views

RESTAURANTS

Smooth operator

"The only emperor is the emperor of ice-cream," poet Wallace Stevens once wrote. I don't know if Rick's Rather Rich Ice Cream...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Array, on Jun 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 3827 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: High-speed rail, with or without a tunnel, will dig us deeper into debt

Like many of you, I read the newspapers and listen to the news on TV. The state of California is in a major fiscal crisis....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by morris brown, on Jun 21, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 2219 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain hits car in Sunnyvale, service stalled

A Caltrain struck a car on the tracks in Sunnyvale this morning, briefly halting train service in both directions. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 14 comments | 2307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police to address community Saturday

Palo Alto police will hold a community meeting with city residents Saturday morning to discuss crime trends and share department...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by lary, on Jun 21, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 2093 Views
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