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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Animal shelter to move into downtown Palo Alto post office

Editor's note: This story was part of Palo Alto Online's April Fools' Day Express. In their latest effort to raise revenues...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by Heather A., on Feb 22, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 22 comments | 1450 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto looks to renew, change Cubberley lease

The future of Cubberley Community Center may still be in flux, but Palo Alto officials sent a strong signal on Monday night...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Progressive?, on May 18, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 7 comments | 1450 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Moving face-to-face work online

Today video conferencing is used for everything from music instruction to teletherapy. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22106...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 11, 2011 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for interesting garage art

Have you or your neighbor decorated your garage in an unusual manner (not for the holidays, but all year 'round)? Please...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Judith, on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

kill the geese

The city of Mountain View wants to get rid of the geese around Shoreline Park because they are bothering the golfers. Story...

Original post made by goose on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 17, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 2 comments | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ground Water Problem on Bryant Ave

Since Nov 2010, a very large pipe snakes out of the major construction site on Bryant Ave between Rinconada and Santa Rita,...

Original post made by A. Mayor on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 2, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday another 'Spare the Air' day

Yule logs may have to go unburned this holiday weekend if cold, still weather conditions persist across the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by t much, on Dec 21, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 7 comments | 1450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Write in candidates?

Are we allowed to write in a vote for someone who did not file for this upcoming city council election? If such a write-in...

Original post made by Jimmy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Sep 15, 2009 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 1449 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 | 1449 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot's fate now in jury's hands

Depending on which attorney the jury believes, the case against Bulos Zumot is either a clear example of a toxic relationship...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by getitstraight, on Feb 9, 2011 at 12:54 am | 5 comments | 1449 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nothing to question now on the birth certificate...or is there?

As fully expected, though earlier than I expected, 2 1/2 years and millions of dollars of our tax dollars spent by BHO fighting...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Tea Party, on Apr 27, 2011 at 9:22 am | 4 comments | 1449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Protestors greet Obama en route to Palo Alto

Protesting President Barack Obama's visit to Atherton, Dave Menche waves to moving traffic along Alameda de las Pulgas on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 22, 2010 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Who is Peter Cao Ming and Why?

Who is this character who keeps taking over various threads and what does he expect? More importantly, how can he be prevented...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 6 comments | 1448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves to protect retail on downtown block

Palo Alto officials turned back the zoning clock on an eclectic downtown block Monday night when they passed a law requiring...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by liberty, on Apr 10, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 17 comments | 1448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No more 12th grade honors English next year

My son (11th grader at Paly) was told today that next year there will be no English H offered for seniors. So that leaves...

Original post made by yet another one on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by yet another one, on Jan 27, 2013 at 10:18 pm | 10 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View transient attacked with scissors

A dispute between two homeless men living in the Old Ron's Farmhouse building on El Camino Real in Mountain View turned violent...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by WOW, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:16 am | 1 comment | 1448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: City learns a lesson in Internet protocol

In what was clearly a black eye for one of Silicon Valley's most high-tech cities, Palo Alto found out last week that a little-known...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 1447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Does 'Planned Community' really mean 'Unplanned Community' or 'Negotiated Zoning'?

When I was first introduced to a "Planned Community" zone in the mid-1960s it was with an enthusiastic assessment by a professional...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 19, 2013 at 9:49 am | 10 comments | 1447 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Witnesses recall Zumot's arson threats

Palo Alto real-estate agent Jennifer Schipsi told several people that her boyfriend, Bulos Zumot, threatened to kill her...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by joebiden, on Feb 1, 2011 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 1447 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys bring out the big guns for shot at De Anza Division track and field title

Maurice Williams learned how to triple jump only last season, when he took the event by storm -- despite his inexperience...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Paly Track Parent, on May 5, 2011 at 1:48 am | 1 comment | 1447 Views
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