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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge dismisses Buckheit suit against Atherton

A federal court judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by Atherton resident Jon Buckheit against the town of Atherton, San...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Abused, on Apr 9, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 4 comments | 1829 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How are we going to pay this year after year?

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/toby_harnden/blog/2009/02/26/25_57348__what_barack_obamas_budget_will_cost_each_taxpayer Ok,...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pesrpective, on Mar 6, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 5 comments | 1829 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 | 1829 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothills fire-management plan stalls

A long-awaited proposal to reduce fire danger in the Foothills by creating evacuation trails, trimming fire-prone vegetation...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ed Whisler, on May 20, 2009 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 1829 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

College Students Raise Awareness of Situations in Uganda

LeHigh University has just welcomed a new club to campus, Schools 4 Schools. Schools 4 Schools, run by young volunteers,...

Original post made by james on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Any USA Equivalent?, on Oct 1, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1829 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Legislative analyst: 'Deny high-speed rail funding'

California legislators should deny Gov. Jerry Brown's requests for all but minimal funding for the California High-Speed...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Toady, on Apr 20, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 29 comments | 1829 Views

AROUND TOWN

CEO of Jewish Community Center to leave Palo Alto

Alan Sataloff, the CEO of the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center since 2004, is quitting to take a position in Chicago,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Dec 18, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 1829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly students to be on KQED's 'Forum' this morning

A Palo Alto High School student magazine cover story on "rape culture" will be among the the subjects Monday of the KQED...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Colleen D., on Apr 15, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 1829 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'ZIP code' shifts to insurance rates

After much discussion among Palo Alto residents concerning a secession from the 94303 ZIP code, the issue has shifted to...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Mar 18, 2009 at 9:38 am | 5 comments | 1828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google Goes Green?

How can new house construction (Google pres.) get a "green" certificate when it involves building a basement, which requires...

Original post made by Carol Zink on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Destination PA, on Mar 21, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 1828 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 | 1828 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 | 1828 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 | 1828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Times and Places to sign the Maybell Referendum

Fellow Palo Altans: Thanks for all the support you have expressed for the Maybell referendums. We are a grassroots group...

Original post made by Maybell Referendum Supporter on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by Need Noth PA location, on Jul 9, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 4 comments | 1828 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver arrested for DUI after Caltrain hits car

The 19-year-old driver of a car that became stuck on Caltrain tracks in Sunnyvale Thursday morning and caused train delays...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Kirsten, on Jun 19, 2009 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1828 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barack now trying to decrease Charity, Affordable Housing

Every time I think that every bad idea has been proposed, the White House and Congressional Leaders come up with another...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 1, 2009 at 8:20 am | 11 comments | 1828 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Tax Collapse?

Tax collections are going to be brutal this year, for both middle class and the rich. I am very middle class, and I have...

Original post made by Ruth on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 15, 2009 at 8:33 pm | 7 comments | 1828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giant Chicken

Does anyone know why a giant chicken (at least, giant for a chicken) was walking around downtown on Thursday?...

Original post made by Bea on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by CHinCider, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 6 comments | 1828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto Comments About Federal Broadband Stimulus Funds

Here is the link to Palo Alto's comments submitted on the April 13, 2009, deadline about the Federal Stimulus funds for the...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Adds, on Apr 14, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1827 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New High Speed Rail Cost Estimate

This appeared in the SJ Merc: http://www.mercurynews.com/california-high-speed-rail/ci_19236454 The High Speed Rail is...

Original post made by Common Sense on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 1, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 4 comments | 1827 Views
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