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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to snuff out smoking at parks, plazas

Smoking would become a forbidden activity at some of Palo Alto's most prominent outdoor spaces under a proposal the City...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Phil, on May 13, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 17 comments | 1823 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business tax likely on November ballot for Palo Alto voters

There's a good chance Palo Alto will put a business license tax on the November ballot, Councilman John Barton warned a downtown...

Original post made by JustMe on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by g, on Jan 23, 2009 at 10:51 am | 3 comments | 1822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may impose new SEIU contract tonight

The five-month dispute between Palo Alto and its largest labor union over a new contract is expected to hit a climax tonight,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by A. Martian, on Oct 26, 2009 at 10:45 pm | 15 comments | 1822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cubberley still an option for Foothill expansion

Faced with conflicting arguments and clashing priorities, Palo Alto officials defied dozens of citizens Monday night and...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Losing Status, on Jun 29, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 28 comments | 1822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Buena Vista diversity Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17814 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Pp, on Nov 2, 2012 at 10:20 pm | 4 comments | 1822 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Meet the Chief' session to be held tonight

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns is hosting the monthly "Meet the Chief" public meeting today at 7 p.m. The meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 4 comments | 1822 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View woman accused of running 'pill mill'

A Mountain View woman was arrested Friday and charged with allegedly prescribing large quantities of highly-addictive, opiate-based...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by atonement, on May 16, 2012 at 9:12 am | 17 comments | 1822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Swine Flu response

PAUSD is not doing the most basic sensible preventative measures. Instead of waiting until the flu is in our schools...

Original post made by Patricia on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 9 comments | 1822 Views

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Pictures of Resistance Opening Reception

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pictures of Resistance: The Wartime Photographs of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman Oshman Family JCC...

Original post made by Jan Greenfield on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 7, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

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Palo Alto native lands role in Dreamworks' feature film 'The Help'

At 6, she moved with her family from Palo Alto to France, where they drove around the country in a VW van before settling...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by , on Aug 11, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto expands utilities commission

A Palo Alto commission that helps oversee the city's Utilities Department will soon have more members and, possibly, a more...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 7, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1821 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Day of the Dead is Fun?

It's quite a surprise to see that Palo Alto is holding a Day of the Dead Celebration. http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/depts/lib/news/details.asp?NewsID=1318&TargetID=266 The...

Original post made by Religious person on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Religious person, on Oct 31, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 1821 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to vote in new council members

Palo Alto voters will choose five City Council members and decide the fate of the city's proposed business-license tax when...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by cc, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 13 comments | 1821 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Purpose - The National Coordinator for Health Care

Now the president of hope will take care of you? He will now know if you are gay or straight, drink too much or even use...

Original post made by Not in my Name on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Feb 12, 2009 at 11:05 am | 11 comments | 1821 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Do you agree with BHO, the DOW is just a "tracking poll"?

Per our President Obama, the DOW is little more than a poll, and watching it would cause us to lose sight of the long term...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 14, 2009 at 7:10 am | 18 comments | 1821 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Marine from Los Altos Hills dies in Afghanistan

The son of a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge was killed in Afghanistan on Friday, Aug. 10, officials said. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 17, 2012 at 7:02 pm | 12 comments | 1821 Views

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Judge orders Mountain View pot club to close

A judge has granted Mountain View's request for a temporary injunction to close Buddy's Cannabis Patient Collective on Bayshore...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by buddy, on Jun 15, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1821 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Has any CC member admitted a mistake by supporting HSR?

Our City Council blithely endorsed HSR through Palo Alto, becasue it seemed to be a green dream, even though it is not. ...

Original post made by John on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by CC_watcher, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 1820 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View council bans pot dispensaries

Mountain View City Council members backed away from approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in the...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by John Toalson, on Aug 6, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 1820 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes changes to recycling program

After years of dwindling usage and shrinking space, Palo Alto's recycling center will shutter for good in February -- the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Nov 2, 2011 at 6:33 pm | 20 comments | 1820 Views
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