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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Slim chances, but worth fighting for

When Democratic and Republican presidential or vice-presidential candidates come to the area for their campaigns, they fly...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Sanda, on Nov 2, 2012 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 854 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman steals purse, spends $2,000 at Nordstrom

A woman walked into a downtown Palo Alto office building, stole a change purse from a desk drawer and promptly went on a...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by EF, on Nov 2, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 7 comments | 1533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

National JOBS numbers released

171,000 new jobs last month, a pretty good number as we recover from the recession. Here's what the job growth numbers...

Original post made by Recovering Economy on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Chas S, on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 745 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solution for Hogging Parking Spaces- charge Street cleaning

The biggest problem with Parking in Palo Alto is the City workers, or private workers parking far way, more than a mile sometimes...

Original post made by southdowntown on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by paul, on Nov 1, 2012 at 11:32 pm | 16 comments | 2316 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula residents volunteer on East Coast

Ten local American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers -- including one from Palo Alto -- are heading to storm-devastated...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Unions-Strike-Out-Again, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1176 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chris Christie in 2016?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has gone on TV several days in a row to praise Obama's response to Hurricane Sandy. Obama...

Original post made by voter on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 1, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 15 comments | 1035 Views

SPORTS

where can I get a T-shirt like Sergio Romo?

At today's San Francisco Giants World Series victory parade, star pitcher Sergio Romo was wearing a T-shirt saying "I JUST...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 1, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 6 comments | 2603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Any Word On Stanford Assault Last Night?

It was an odd report, from a woman alleging an assault in the vicinity of Stock Farm & Searsville Roads. ...

Original post made by Hmmm on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 1, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 709 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt under way in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are searching on foot and by helicopter for a man who crashed a stolen vehicle into a patrol car during...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by huh?, on Nov 1, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 893 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Answering Weekly's call on Prop 37

Regarding The Palo Alto Weekly's recommendation to vote no on Prop 37,10/19/12,I submit the following: PA Weekly's statement...

Original post made by Pete Whelan on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incident around Facebook thurs.nov 1 2012

What is going on around Facebook.tons of police, some places closed??...

Original post made by Maria on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by search, on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who put up the happy signs along Embarcadero?

Has anyone else noticed the series of cheerful signs affixed to telephone poles along Embarcadero Road? They say things...

Original post made by downtowner on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 1027 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Political Signs in Public Right of Way and on Parkland

There are several candidates that are placing their signs in the public right of way (planter strips between sidewalk and...

Original post made by Political Sign Watcher on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Nov 1, 2012 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vampires descend on City Hall

Jane Ratchye (far right), Debbie Lloyd (right), Karla Dailey (fourth from left), Lindsay Joye (third from left) and fellow...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 942 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged bike thieves arrested with burglary tools

Two men who were arrested on El Camino Real for a bicycle theft last Thursday have been booked on an array of charges, including...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 14 comments | 1013 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hill enjoys fundraising edge in state Senate race

With elections just days away, Assemblyman Jerry Hill is banking on his superior campaign chest to help him carry the day...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 1105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Student Arrested??

Anyone hear anything about a student at Jordan being taken away by the police today? I've heard rumors that a police car...

Original post made by Jim H. on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 31, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 6 comments | 1418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto donors back repeal of death penalty

Death and taxes may be the only certainties in this world, but when it comes to campaign contributions, Palo Alto residents...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 31, 2012 at 5:28 pm | 51 comments | 1827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wave of 'beautification' projects heads downtown

Palo Alto's busiest downtown thoroughfare will undergo a series of touchups in the coming months, though in some cases the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 31, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 4 comments | 940 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FEMA is disaster

FEMA is boondoggle federal bureaucracy. The American Red Cross is much more effient. Individuals and neighbors and religious...

Original post made by James on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Oct 31, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments | 1211 Views
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