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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Protests target Arrillaga project in Menlo Park

A small group of residents has a large mission: Save Menlo Park. Their target? The eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Less Government, on Dec 3, 2012 at 8:15 am | 10 comments | 1844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Turning right

To the driver westbound on Embarcadero turning right onto El Camino around noon today who nearly failed to yield to the bicycle...

Original post made by Bicyclist on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by more about you, on Nov 6, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 1844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Has any CC member admitted a mistake by supporting HSR?

Our City Council blithely endorsed HSR through Palo Alto, becasue it seemed to be a green dream, even though it is not. ...

Original post made by John on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by CC_watcher, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 1843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Palo Alto priorities should be the budget gap and hospitals

When I stepped down from the Palo Alto City Council two years ago I didn't stop caring about Palo Alto's well-being as a...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by long term, on Jan 25, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 9 comments | 1843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA Firefighter Petition Is Bad Policy. Don't Sign!

PA Firefighters approached me outside Piazza's for a signature on their petition the other day. They want to force any reduction...

Original post made by Budget Watcher on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by I think I get it, on Apr 10, 2010 at 8:48 am | 11 comments | 1843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A focus on data, and minding the gap

The new campus of Rocketship Discovery Prep wasn't much more than a vacant lot near U.S. Highway 101 and McKee Road in San...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stephen F. Deutsch MD, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:48 am | 1 comment | 1843 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed in parking lot on Sand Hill Road

Two men broke into an occupied vehicle in a parking lot in the 2400 block of Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park at about 7:25 p.m....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Sep 15, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments | 1843 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Knife-wielding man robs Mountain View bank

A man brandishing a knife robbed the Wells Fargo Bank on Castro Street in Mountain View Monday morning before fleeing into...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by ok, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 5 comments | 1843 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters

<B>JJ&F memories Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14136 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Loves israel, on Dec 17, 2010 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 1843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park school funding: Bad news gets worse

Local elementary school districts have been bracing and adjusting for dramatic funding cuts for the next school year as the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Amazon, on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:34 am | 17 comments | 1843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police search for witnesses in Tuesday's shooting

East Palo Alto police are still trying to determine a motive in a Tuesday evening shooting that left three city residents...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 31, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Garbage Containers/Composting

As a board member and resident of a large condo complex in Palo Alto, I was wondering if anyone else has recently discovered...

Original post made by Peter Williams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by apartment manager, on May 26, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters flock to mail-in ballots

Palo Alto voters seem to like the option of voting by mail, but only a fraction have taken the time to follow through this...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by HSR, on Oct 30, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 1842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian's red-light-camera bill vetoed

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian to set new restrictions on red-light cameras hit the wall Thursday when Gov. Jerry Brown...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Chuck, on Mar 20, 2012 at 10:32 am | 16 comments | 1842 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

power out in North Palo Alto

Power is out at 700 block of Channing too.....anywhere to see posted reason or estimated time of power back?...

Original post made by donna bendotoff on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 11, 2010 at 6:59 am | 3 comments | 1842 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ultimatum to East Palo Alto gangs: 'Get a job'

East Palo Alto police called in 11 gang members who are at risk for committing more crimes to a sit-down meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 4, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 22 comments | 1842 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long jury wait could mean death for Alvarez

The longer a jury takes to decide the sentence for Alberto Alvarez, the stronger the possibility the jurors could recommend...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1842 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Auditor: Palo Alto lax about phone oversight

Palo Alto has been lax about charging city employees for personal calls made while on the job, a new audit has found. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Outside observer, on Sep 6, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 15 comments | 1841 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers wage experiment

Palo Alto may soon become a laboratory for studying the impacts of union-level wages on local capital projects. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 1841 Views
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