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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed-rail ridership figures challenged

The agency charged with building California's controversial high-speed rail system is basing its ridership and revenue forecasts...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by fed up, on Feb 14, 2010 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 1726 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto re-opens Woodland Ave. after flood repairs

Residents of a flood-prone neighborhood in East Palo Alto can rest easier now that the first phase of repairs to the San...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Jun 19, 2013 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior Games a winner with local merchants

The 2009 Summer National Senior Games are bringing in the gold to Palo Alto businesses, merchants say. But exactly how much...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by debbie, on Aug 11, 2009 at 1:45 am | 3 comments | 1726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legal demand shuts down Edgewood Eats

A popular Palo Alto food-truck event that helped revive a defunct, Embarcadero Road shopping center has hit the skids, just...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by lindaloo, on Apr 26, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 4 comments | 1726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Penny wise?

Another Tuesday, another 3 trips of heavy duty diesels to pick up the divided waste streams. It is time for some zero based...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 15 comments | 1725 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Killing the Cronkite thread - probably my fault

Last night at 9:30 I clicked the "report objectionable content" link on a Cronkite thread post and followed up with a posting...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 7 comments | 1725 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

two bicyclists hospitalized after being hit by cars in Palo Alto on Thursday

Mercury-News is reporting that two bicyclists were hit by cars on Thursday in separate indicidents. Both bicyclists were...

Original post made by commuter on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Oct 8, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1725 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo man fakes police lights with cellphone app

A 23-year-old Menlo Park man was arrested Monday night for allegedly impersonating a police officer by using a cellphone...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by What a doofus!, on Apr 27, 2011 at 11:22 pm | 7 comments | 1725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senators held Stock in Bailed Out Banks ( that they voted to bail out)

http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/senators-held-stock-in-bailed-out-banks-2009-06-12.html From "The Hill" above. This...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 23, 2009 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 1725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Renea, on May 21, 2013 at 9:43 am | 11 comments | 1725 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A breakthrough offer on Stanford hospitals

The rebuilding of Stanford University's two prestigious hospitals — the single biggest development project in Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cool move, on Jun 19, 2009 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 1724 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Review of Taser use is timely and necessary

No fatalities have occurred from the seven instances in which Palo Alto police officers have used Tasers to help subdue or...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by bill, on Dec 23, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 12 comments | 1724 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Getting Channel 7

Do any of you other Palo Altans get HDTV for free via antenna and have trouble getting a clean signal from Channel 7 (ABC)?...

Original post made by CrunchyCookie on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Oct 14, 2011 at 9:30 am | 8 comments | 1724 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Cardinal, NBA veteran comes out as gay

Jason Collins, an NBA center and a Stanford Cardinal from 1998 to 2001, came out as gay today in a Sports Illustrated article,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 22 comments | 1724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school students put Columbus on trial and sentence him to life in prison

Do people realize that we have gone too far? I was shocked to read about 4th grade students at Fort Cherry Elementary who...

Original post made by Masha on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 35 comments | 1724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools and turning 18

Today's incident involving an 18 year old student at Gunn makes me wonder how the schools treat our children once they...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 8, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 8 comments | 1724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Koloto, Lee plead not guilty to City Hall shooting

Otto Emil Koloto, the alleged shooter in an armed robbery-homicide that killed a 27-year-old man outside Palo Alto City Hall...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sand Hill Road reopens after gas-leak closure

A portion of Sand Hill Road in San Mateo County near Woodside was closed briefly Monday afternoon due to a gas main break. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 1, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 1724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No criminal charges to be filed in EPA fire

Criminal charges will not be filed against the owner of a former veterans boarding house in East Palo Alto, despite numerous...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 12, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gang member, 17, charged as an adult with murder of infant

A 17-year-old boy arrested for the fatal shooting of an infant in East Palo Alto over the weekend will be charged with murder...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Jun 9, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 1724 Views
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