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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library Bond - Property Tax

My property tax has increased by over $500, the increase is usually about $100. Thanks Library Bond....

Original post made by Property Tax on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Wha?, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:15 am | 18 comments | 2177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto teens express desires at forum

Teen bands in Lytton Plaza? A 24-hour pearl milk tea shop where teens could congregate? Taco trucks and restaurant "food...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Maureen, on May 4, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 2177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Junipero Serra Boulevard to get safety upgrade

A busy stretch of road in the Stanford foothills where 90 percent of drivers violate the speed limit will get $1.5 million...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 25, 2010 at 8:34 am | 10 comments | 2177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homebuilder signs deal for Alma Plaza

An ambitious plan to redevelop Alma Plaza in south Palo Alto took another leap forward Tuesday when builder D.R. Horton signed...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 9 comments | 2177 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 | 2177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voices from 10th grade Menlo-Atherton High School Students

The following letters are written by 10th grade students at Menlo-Atherton High School. Any positive feedback about any or...

Original post made by Emily Lee on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Leslie.B , on Feb 13, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 2177 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest East Palo Alto man for cocaine possession

Drug enforcement units from Menlo Park and East Palo Alto police departments arrested a man in East Palo Alto on March 18,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by epa resident , on Apr 4, 2013 at 3:39 am | 7 comments | 2177 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I'm Grinning From Ear To Ear - How About You?

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Original post made by Happy Days Are Here Again! on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 4, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 5 comments | 2177 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Don't worry kids, Stanford will teach Mom & Dad about Facebook

Interesting class for wannabe techie parents!! Article from the Merc. http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_11648461?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com As...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2177 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why not death panels?

Sarah Palin is a small town rural hick, but she has stumbled onto a good idea, even though she opposes it. We need to cut...

Original post made by James on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:09 am | 47 comments | 2177 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain fails to provide adequate transit for Giants Parade

Trains are crowded today because of the Parade. Caltrain does not provide a service to the Bay Area, the Peninsula, or San...

Original post made by Occasional Caltrain Rider on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Occasional Caltrain rider, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 8 comments | 2177 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Woodside Road

A 27-year-old San Francisco man was killed Friday on Woodside Road when his motorcycle collided with a car heading out of...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Child poverty on the rise, local foundation says

In a sign of how the recession has affected California's children, statewide enrollment in the Free or Reduced Price School...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Nov 8, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 17 comments | 2177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor wins $3 million physics prize

A Stanford University physicist has won one of the most lucrative prizes in existence -- the $3 million Fundamental Physics...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 6, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 15 comments | 2177 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Sky-high views of Palo Alto landmarks

Ralph Britton, president of the Palo Alto Airport Association, takes the Weekly in a flight over Palo Alto -- to Foothills...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 6, 2013 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 2177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district eyes new gender-identity policy

The Palo Alto school board will discuss next week a new policy aimed at ensuring the protection of the rights of transgender...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by outsider, on Nov 9, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 20 comments | 2176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Air district issues 'Spare the Air' alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a "Spare the Air" alert for today (Tuesday, Jan. 5), marking the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Irv, on Jan 5, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 5 comments | 2176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chimneys: repair or replace?

Building code update forbids new wood-burning fireplaces Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19750...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Jan 26, 2011 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 2176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Insider trading: Hedge fund manager arrested

The manager of a Menlo Park-based hedge fund was charged with alleged insider trading Friday, the Securities and Exchange...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 11, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 11 comments | 2176 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls defend PAL regular-season polo title

It was Senior Day for the Menlo-Atherton girls' water polo team on Monday. That in itself was plenty of motivation to win....

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Oct 28, 2009 at 5:21 am | 2 comments | 2176 Views
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