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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to hire new assistant city manager

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is preparing to fill one of City Hall's senior leadership positions in May, when Suzanne...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Waste of $$$$$$$$$, on Jul 2, 2015 at 7:56 pm | 28 comments | 5630 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto resident allegedly attempted to hire hit man

Federal authorities have arrested and charged an East Palo Alto man in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme, according to a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Never believe it, on Jul 2, 2015 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 6998 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Rising hopes for Buena Vista

With the Palo Alto City Council's final vote a month ago confirming that the Jisser family had met all the legal prerequisites...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jul 2, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 71 comments | 6940 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Government closures, hours for Fourth of July weekend

Here is a list of local and regional service closures and changes for Independence Day weekend. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 2, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 4461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council halts divisive downtown project

Two months after it seemingly secured the city's approval, a divisive four-story development proposed for the former site...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Bobbyhwy1@icloud.com, on Jul 2, 2015 at 11:31 am | 135 comments | 10317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Collaborative Orchestra forgoes a conductor

Inspired by New York's celebrated Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, a group of Stanford University undergraduates have formed a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Anon E Mous, on Jul 2, 2015 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 4932 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High temperatures prompt call to conserve power

California power grid operators are urging residents to conserve power as high temperatures tempt many to turn on their air...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Mitchell, on Jul 2, 2015 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 2978 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man robbed in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they said robbed another man and threatened him with what appeared to be a gun...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ashanti, on Jul 2, 2015 at 12:08 am | 5 comments | 4439 Views

SPORTS

Only one Palo Alto Little League team survives in all-stars

Six Palo Alto Little League teams took the field on Saturday in the opening round of the District 52 Majors All-Star Tournament...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Just a Question, on Jul 1, 2015 at 8:25 pm | 2 comments | 3132 Views

SPORTS

PA American topples PA National in district Little League

In most years, the Palo Alto National Little League all-stars advance further than Palo Alto American. That's not the case...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by moreball, on Jul 1, 2015 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 2927 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Here comes a massive stock market correction

GREXIT plus Shanghai composite collapsing under its own weight and lack of true market information, Wall street puffed up...

Original post made by Taffy on Jun. 28, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's happening here?

Where: 385 Sherman Ave. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/06/19/whats-happening-here...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sal, on Jul 1, 2015 at 10:25 am | 13 comments | 4204 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Emergency roadwork causes heavy traffic on Hwy. 101

Commuters have been facing headaches and delays today, June 30, on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto due to emergency...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 1, 2015 at 4:52 am | 9 comments | 3924 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Penalized for saving water

I received notice from city of Palo Alto utilities. Water rates going up. Why? Due to the drought , water usage has dropped...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Salty, on Jun 30, 2015 at 11:56 pm | 5 comments | 501 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford: Expanded crime reporting requirements go into effect

Under a new state law amendment that goes into effect July 1, Stanford University police officers, security personnel and...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Jun 30, 2015 at 5:00 pm | 4 comments | 3834 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: 520 Chef's Table now more affordable

Chef Clive Berkman of Garden Court Hotel has decided to offer his monthly, gourmet, multi-course meal for half the previous...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2015
Last comment by the Dining Dime, on Jun 30, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 6 comments | 4645 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cementing protections for retail

After passing an urgency law earlier this year to preserve ground-floor retail from converting to offices, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Downtown Worker, on Jun 30, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 14 comments | 1515 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto murderer dies after 'compassionate' parole

Kenneth C. Fitzhugh Jr. had always claimed innocence after being convicted in one of Palo Alto's most brutal murders. After...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jane Dough, on Jun 29, 2015 at 10:07 pm | 12 comments | 23662 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Analysis: Supreme Court ruling likely to affect equal-rights laws

The U.S. Supreme Court's sweeping decision that same-sex marriage is protected by the Fourteenth Amendment will have widespread...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2015
Last comment by Anna Longwell, on Jun 29, 2015 at 6:39 pm | 4 comments | 3974 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man arrested in Palo Alto package-theft case

Mountain View police arrested a man early Wednesday morning who was found to have a package allegedly stolen from a Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Jun 29, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 5900 Views
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