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Business group drops plan for sales-tax hike

An effort by a Silicon Valley businesses to place a tax measure for transportation projects on the November ballot skidded...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Be a Real Leader, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 1318 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot - Will the Verdict be Innocent or Guilty?

Since folks have hijacked previous threads with their rude comments, no further comments can be posted. So I thought I'd...

Original post made by Hmmm on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 10, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 1317 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford men's basketball player dies

==I Enlarged heart likely cause of death== Peter Sauer, a key contributor on the 1998 Stanford Final Four men's basketball...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by thinking of this family, on Jul 11, 2012 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 1317 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tax

Well, corporate income taxes in this country are one-third lower than they were in 2000—even though corporate profits are...

Original post made by Ted Rudow IIII, MA on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 10, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 22 comments | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major quake could hit area in next 30 years

There is a 63 percent chance that a major earthquake with a magnitude of at least 6.7 will hit the Bay Area in the next 30...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by JeffO, on Jan 27, 2011 at 4:55 pm | 17 comments | 1317 Views

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Mighty market

Keep it local and listen to your customers. That's what John Piazza Sr. of Piazza's Fine Foods, which has a newly expanded...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 1317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Groupon to expand its Palo Alto presence

Groupon, a Chicago-based company that specializes in "daily deal" coupons for groups of consumers, is expanding its presence...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Dec 4, 2010 at 3:21 am | 10 comments | 1316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Animal Services holding fundraiser

Palo Alto Animal Services will hold a fundraiser Saturday (March 19) from 1 to 4 p.m. at its headquarters at 3281 East Bayshore...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 19, 2011 at 9:13 pm | 6 comments | 1316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail exec's resignation prompts call for reform

The resignation Thursday of a California High-Speed Rail Authority executive, Jeffrey Barker, has led a Palo Alto watchdog...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by Rick R, on Aug 2, 2011 at 11:10 am | 12 comments | 1316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Vote no on Measure E

Parks are the most valuable and vulnerable lands anywhere. Park dedication protects parkland from government and developer...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Environmentalist, on Oct 8, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 13 comments | 1316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ford Motor Co. drives into downtown Palo Alto

Ford Motor Company arrived in downtown Palo Alto earlier this month, setting up a research operation in one of Hamilton Avenue's...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by CrunchyCookie, on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 5 comments | 1316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: In city that loves to plan, Palo Alto's creates cynicism

Palo Alto's official and legally mandated Comprehensive Plan bills itself as "the primary tool for guiding future development...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Jul 20, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 1316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court upholds murder conviction in 2003 shooting

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday upheld the murder conviction and sentence of life without parole of a Vallejo...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by TINA R, on May 23, 2012 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 1316 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Diridon could be on track back to rail board

Rod Diridon is taking his recent dismissal from the California High Speed Rail Authority board of directors with a philosophic...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:20 am | 13 comments | 1316 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What Silicon Valley Might Look Like If All of Its Employees Actually Lived There

20 to 50-story apartment/condo towers Article from Atlantic Cities: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/housing/2014/02/heres-what-it-would-look-if-all-silicon-valleys-employees-act...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 12 comments | 1316 Views

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Tree on powerlines blacks out 2,500 homes today

About 2,500 Palo Alto residents lost power at 7:37 a.m. today (Sunday, Dec. 19) when a storm-weakened tree fell onto a primary...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 1316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officer injured in tussle, police dog bites suspect

A Menlo Park police officer was roughed up and a San Jose man bitten by a police dog on Tuesday evening in an incident in...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eryn, on Mar 7, 2012 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 1315 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's shot at going from 1-11 to 11-1

Richard Sherman and Sione Fua were part of the worst season in Stanford football history. Five years later, they can be part...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 1315 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wealthy plutocrats

Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, two of the richest men in America who have quietly given more than a...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 15, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 10 comments | 1315 Views

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Mountain lion and cub spotted in Portola Valley

A mountain lion with a cub was reportedly seen in Portola Valley Wednesday night, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Love Mountain Lions!, on Oct 2, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 9 comments | 1315 Views
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