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PALO ALTO ISSUES

The New Urbanism and Palo Alto

I'm not sure when it happened, but, clearly the City Council and Planning Commission have tried to embrace "The New Urbanism"....

Original post made by Anon on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by A Walker, on Apr 8, 2013 at 10:04 pm | 5 comments | 1422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We need to be able to identify student and rookie drivers

Other countries use "L Plates" or similar to identify those drivers who only have a permit and also for rookies in their...

Original post made by Parent of Student Driver on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Parent of student driver, on Jan 29, 2011 at 9:06 am | 6 comments | 1422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 32, shot and killed in East Palo Alto

A man was shot and killed at an East Palo Alto apartment building Wednesday night. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=15868...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 1422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested for Bay Area auto burglaries

One woman has been arrested and a second is being sought in connection with a series of auto break-in burglaries in several...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 1422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Startup Equity: Do You Know What You Need To Know?

Palo Alto is perhaps home to more startups per capita than any other city in the world. Hardware, software, SaaS, biotech,...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by sean, on Oct 10, 2012 at 1:27 am | 3 comments | 1422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge to consider 'competence' in Walgreen's arson case

New evidence about the possible mental incompetence of convicted Walgreen's arsonist Donald Ray Williams leaves open the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 1422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Senate Health Takeover Bill will affect every one of us...

Here is a link to the Heritage Foundation's analysis of the Senate Bill that is being rammed down our throats through every...

Original post made by Health Care Reform the Wrong Way on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ridiculous post, on Dec 25, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 16 comments | 1421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report urges forming infrastructure commission

Palo Alto should overhaul its system for managing infrastructure and appoint a new citizens commission to oversee the complex...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:00 am | 25 comments | 1421 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Empowerment is theme of Saturday 'youth forum'

Youth empowerment will be a theme at a Palo Alto Youth Forum Saturday that is free and open to all high-school students in...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1421 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, SHP and M-A head into the playoffs

==BI NorCal volleyball== The Palo Alto girls' volleyball team heads into the Northern California playoffs beginning Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by paly student, on Nov 23, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 1421 Views

SPORTS

Stanford will be well-represented at the Olympics

A total of 40 Stanford-affiliated athletes, including one current and former coach, will participate at the Games of the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 29, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 1421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: SamTrans confirms its bus was involved in train incident at Menlo Park crossing

More than 24 hours after witnesses reported that a SamTrans bus broke through a lowering railroad crossing arm and hurtled...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Unanonymous, on Aug 2, 2013 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 1421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strong-arm robbery occurs near downtown Palo Alto

A woman walking near downtown Palo Alto was the victim of a strong-arm robbery on Saturday afternoon. She sustained minor...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 1421 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bus driver's name released in fatal crash

Police have released the name of the bus driver whose bus struck and killed a pedestrian in downtown Palo Alto on Dec. 30. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 8, 2011 at 12:48 am | 10 comments | 1420 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

No injuries after train hits car near Castro Street

A Caltrain passenger train hit a car near downtown Mountain View early Friday morning, police said. No one was injured, but...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by mom, on Feb 23, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 10 comments | 1420 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

UPDATE: Supes reject Stanford's $10.4 million trail offer

For a third time, San Mateo County supervisors have rejected an offer by Stanford to spend millions of dollars to upgrade...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by MJ, on Dec 15, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 9 comments | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Most Likely, Sculptures by Brian Wasson at CSMA's Mohr Gallery

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) presents an exhibition of sculptures by artist Brian Wasson in Mohr Gallery from...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Aug. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home ownership among Asians increases in Bay Area

According to the Wall Street Journal, "the 10 most common surnames among Bay Area home buyers last year were Vietnamese,...

Original post made by wsj on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 11, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Voices uplifted

Interview a few members of the Stanford University world-music a cappella group Talisman, and you hear the word "soulful"...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by highschooler, on Feb 13, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: 'It was a miracle' no residents were killed

The Cessna twin-engine plane had just taken off from the Palo Alto Airport when it clipped a regional PG&E powerline, veered...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by petercarp, on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:22 am | 12 comments | 1420 Views
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