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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real Estate Matters

My friends, Bob and Jean, have made six offers on six different houses in Palo Alto and Menlo Park in the last five months...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jul 21, 2013 at 9:46 am | 16 comments | 1941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekend wonders

Carol Finkelstein knew she lived in a desirable location. That became crystal clear when she agreed to swap her San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 20, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire in East Palo Alto damages two homes

A second-alarm fire gutted one home and damaged another, sending eight engines into the northern part of East Palo Alto Wednesday....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Hate Fires, on Jul 20, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments | 1382 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: In city that loves to plan, Palo Alto's creates cynicism

Palo Alto's official and legally mandated Comprehensive Plan bills itself as "the primary tool for guiding future development...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Jul 20, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 1253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Digital detox: Families find balance unplugging from devices

Like many other parents, Mallika and Peeyush Ranjan have found it challenging to keep their two sons, now 6 and 14, away...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Jul 20, 2013 at 10:05 am | 6 comments | 1445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Oregon Expressway improvements being completed by the County of Santa Clara

[letter to City Council, Craig Petersen and Aaron Aknin regarding https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=forums&srcid=MDE5MTM1Njc3MzI4NzczNzYwOTMBMTY4MDUwNjU2MTM1MjIyODYwMDEBcDRST1E...

Original post made by Stan Hutchings on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Jul 20, 2013 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 671 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SFO plane crash: Stanford Hospital evaluates 55 people

Stanford Medical Center evaluated 55 patients from Saturday's crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 and admitted 18. One remained...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 20, 2013 at 8:26 am | 29 comments | 2064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Getting around when you've given up the car keys

When senior citizens make the tough decision to give up driving, volunteer-run transportation services step in -- providing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 20, 2013 at 5:10 am | 8 comments | 1252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Doc shredding event?

While driving down Alma today, as I passed either E. Meadow or Charleston (I forget which), there was a sign announcing a...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jul 19, 2013 at 11:48 pm | 2 comments | 1067 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Log-in Problem

Can anyone explain why when I try to log-in on PA Online I get “Your Username or Email Address was not found in the system”,...

Original post made by Norm on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by to Norm, on Jul 19, 2013 at 11:07 pm | 4 comments | 725 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google delays Bay View office project at NASA Ames

After the City Council refused to approve a shuttle bridge for Google over Stevens Creek, Google has announced the delay...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Ivan, on Jul 19, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

mv-voice contains malware

Anyone else try to visit the Mountain View Voice web site today? I'm using the Google Chrome web browser and it blocks mv-voice...

Original post made by parent on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 19, 2013 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 970 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Driver who struck bicycling boy won't be charged

A driver who had a small amount of methamphetamine in his blood when he struck and critically injured a 12-year-old Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Trainspotting, on Jul 19, 2013 at 6:11 pm | 8 comments | 1574 Views

RESTAURANTS

El Grullense, anyone?

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Original post made on Aug. 11, 2007
Last comment by not good food, on Jul 19, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 6 comments | 5542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekend wonders

Carol Finkelstein knew she lived in a desirable location. That became crystal clear when she agreed to swap her San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by traveler, on Jul 19, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Son brandishes knife in parking-lot fight with father

A disagreement between a father and son that became physical in a south Palo Alto business' parking lot began with the son...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 19, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 4 comments | 878 Views

AROUND TOWN

University presidents gather to ponder higher ed

More than a dozen presidents of colleges and universities will gather in Palo Alto this weekend to brainstorm about the future...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jul 19, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 8933 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

An 'Oscar' of an idea

Once upon a time, drive-in movies were a big family pastime, and they were part of the collective culture. But those big...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Patty, on Jul 19, 2013 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 761 Views

SPORTS

Stanford signs VanDerveer to long-term contract

Stanford's women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer, who turned 60 last month, received a belated birthday present by signing...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Emily Renzel, on Jul 19, 2013 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 1321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Gunn sophomore wins $10,000 grant to help children in Sierra Leone

Eleanor Su, a sophomore at Henry M. Gunn High School, won Amway's "Who Cares Challenge," securing a $10,000 grant for the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by s, on Jul 18, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1120 Views
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