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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reflections: Anniversary of EPA plane crash

Today (Feb. 17) marks the first anniversary of the twin-engine Cessna 310R plane crash that knocked out power to Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 1601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Auditor Lynda Brouchoud resigns

Palo Alto's City Auditor Lynda Brouchoud will step down from her position next month, leaving the city with another gaping...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by J94301 , on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:07 am | 9 comments | 1601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thieves take $11,000 in Victoria's Secret bras

Shoplifters struck it big on Halloween after walking out of Victoria's Secret with 180 bras valued at $11,000, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 24 comments | 1601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to beef up sidewalk requirements

In discussing Palo Alto's sidewalk dilemma, Councilwoman Karen Holman borrowed a line from writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by sister madly, on May 18, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 19 comments | 1601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fire alarm today at JLS?

Does anyone know why the fire alarm sounded at JLS this afternoon? It was just after school got out....

Original post made by Another parent on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Duh, on Oct 19, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1601 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"California falling, U.S. Following"

This is the headline for a large column today by Patrick J. Buchanan in today's (Sunday, June 28th) San Jose Mercury News,...

Original post made by Kate on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 11, 2009 at 9:33 am | 9 comments | 1601 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California bond ratings lowest in nation, and getting worse

July 14, 2009: "(Bloomberg) -- California’s credit rating, the lowest of all U.S. states, was cut for the second time in...

Original post made by Joshua on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joshua, on Jan 15, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 3 comments | 1601 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Haiti history

The UN occupation can be extremely unpopular. This was sent in after Aristide was removed by a plot essentially by the US,...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Norm, on Jan 15, 2010 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1601 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clocks 'fall back' on Sunday

This weekend, it's time to turn clocks back one hour. Sunday at 2 a.m. is the official end of daylight saving time. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 2, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sick of it: little people getting screwed again

I am so sick of hearing about how the city employees have it good. The private sector had it good until everything fell in...

Original post made by me on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Not envious, on Jul 3, 2009 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

$15 charge by Green Waste for Private Streets

I received a notice from Public Works that Green Waste will be charging every household on a private street an extra $15/month...

Original post made by Nat on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by nat, on Dec 17, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heat slows down Caltrain commute, both ways

Tuesday's heat wave slowed down Caltrain afternoon/evening commute trains in both directions to reduce wear on tracks and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by jack, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends, relatives remember family of four

All four members of a Palo Alto family, who died last Friday (July 22) in a car accident in Canada, will be remembered at...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by patsummers, on Jul 29, 2011 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

VA Hospital Opens New Mental Health Center

A crowd of active military personnel, veterans, hospital staff and community members looked on as a pair of golden shears...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Drake, on Sep 7, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 5 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remodel or move?

A dozen years have passed since Susan and Hugh Daniels found their perfect neighborhood in Mountain View. At the end of a...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by M Levy, on Apr 12, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 1601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Federal funds unlikely for Palo Alto fiber project

Palo Alto's long and tangled trek toward a citywide, high-speed broadband network is unlikely to attract federal aid in the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Jul 17, 2009 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 1600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Train rolling into town Saturday

Santa Claus is coming to town. The Caltrain Holiday Train, decorated with 40,000 lights, arrives on Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 3, 2009 at 10:08 pm | 1 comment | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside attorney named Superior Court judge

Woodside resident and trial attorney Theodore C. Zayner has been appointed as a judge on the Superior Court of Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Steven & Susan, on Dec 30, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Briones House

I want to respond to a bit of downputting of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's choosing the Juana Briones house...

Original post made by Jeanne McDonnell on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 22, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 5 comments | 1600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Australian school recorded message

This has been forwarded to me from several sources and I am told it is true. It is possibly something we should listen to...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 28, 2009
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