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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Your Tax Dollars at Work

If you are wondering how your tax dollars are being spent in Palo Alto; I was amazed this morning to find a crew is presently...

Original post made by JW on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Elle, on Aug 5, 2010 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 1601 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fast food

Fast food just got a whole lot fresher. On Thursday, a mobile food bank stopped by the Onetta Harris Community Center in...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dennis, on Jan 10, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 1601 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police hunt for groper following afternoon assault

A Stanford University student became the most recent victim in a series of sexual assaults by a groper on Wednesday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Why The Delay?, on Sep 14, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 9 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man shot with Taser after assaulting police

A man who Palo Alto police said assaulted two officers, chipping one's tooth, was shot with a Taser and arrested Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by F Resident, on Jan 23, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 7 comments | 1601 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 | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

At&T outage for several days

In addition, the south part of town had a telephone outage last week for several days. AT&T, once the problem was fixed,...

Original post made by nat on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by nat, on May 18, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park squirrel infected with West Nile virus

A gray squirrel trapped by the county in Menlo Park has tested positive for the West Nile virus, San Mateo County officials...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 26, 2012 at 8:40 am | 15 comments | 1601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto streets advocates submit petition

A Palo Alto group hoping to regulate the width of private streets in new subdivisions has submitted a petition to the city...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by ellieg, on Jul 15, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 12 comments | 1600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Measure E, 'yes' outpaces 'no' in fundraising

The "Yes on Measure E" campaign outpaced the "No on Measure E" campaign in fundraising, according to campaign finance reports...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by Elaine Elbizri, on Nov 6, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 1600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP accused of massive bribery scheme when Carly was CEO

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14885264 Carly is denying any involvement, meaning that she...

Original post made by HP on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by get real, on Apr 15, 2010 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shell station on Embarcadero robbed at gunpoint

The Shell gas station on Embarcadero Road off Highway 101 in Palo Alto was robbed at gunpoint early this morning, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 15 comments | 1600 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newly elected Menlo Park mayor may have violated Brown Act

Allegations of soliciting support through one-on-one meetings that may have violated the Brown Act arose after the Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 11 comments | 1600 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rich Cline re-elected mayor of Menlo Park

The man who put down the Menlo Park mayor's gavel last week has now picked it back up. In a unanimous 5-0 vote, and counter...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Brian Steen, on Dec 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man steals $93,000 ring from Stanford jeweler

A man who claimed he was shopping for an engagement ring at Shreve and Company at Stanford Shopping Center Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Esther, on Mar 7, 2011 at 9:50 am | 11 comments | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narrow sidewalks

Unlike many people who post here, I have no objection to 3-5 story buildings in the built-up areas around town. But, many...

Original post made by Anon on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Shirley Pringle Hensley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 1600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Destination Palo Alto' may be scrapped

Visitors to Palo Alto's largest hotels may soon be asked to subsidize the city's effort to market itself as a world-class...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 23 comments | 1599 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Killed by medical bills

I'm insured, I always have been. I paid for Cobra even when I couldn't afford it. I'm a very careful consumer, make sure...

Original post made by going broke insured on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by blood sucking insurance profits, on Apr 20, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 32 comments | 1599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2011 'Lifetimes of Achievement' honorees announced

A former mayor, a career-development expert, an environmental and education volunteer, a gifted speaker, a voter advocate...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill Burch, on Feb 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Western snowy plover gets local baylands protection

A threatened pocket-sized shorebird will have 89 acres of its critical habitat protected in the baylands near Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by darloss, on Jun 29, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 1599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Golf course, flood projects on hold

A long-planned effort to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek suffered...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 10, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1599 Views
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