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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 | 1728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth initiatives to be put to the test Saturday

Hopes for more youth summer internships, tastier lunch options at Gunn High School and new late-night teen hangouts are to...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Ranvir Wadera, on Apr 1, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 6 comments | 1728 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park police seek driver in hit-and-run

A black Acura hit a large tree, knocked down a fence, tore through a lawn and smashed into three parked cars in a driveway...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Troll, on Jan 9, 2010 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 1728 Views

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 | 1728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: The hills are alive

Depending on how sentimental you are, California's summer hills are either invitingly, softly golden, or just brown. In Gary...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on May 14, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown parking enforcement eased for holidays

Parking restrictions in Palo Alto's downtown shopping district will be temporarily relaxed through Jan. 1 to allow shoppers...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Nov 17, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 1728 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 | 1727 Views

SPORTS

East Palo Alto youth rugby season begins with its first practice.

If you’re driving or walking by Ronald McNair Middle School Football field located at 2033 Pulgas Avenue on Monday evenings...

Original post made by Uhila Makoni on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Shanna Uhilamoelangi, on Dec 20, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ordinance for music at Lytton Plaza gets shelved

Saying they haven't heard enough from the public, Palo Alto Parks and Recreation commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 18 comments | 1727 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 | 1726 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 | 1726 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 | 1726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Timing/Synchronization of new light on Alma

In the past week since the new light on Alma near Meadow has been functioning, I have been stopped by this light each of...

Original post made by Driver on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 8, 2012 at 12:53 pm | 2 comments | 1726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters

Most real-estate transactions go off without a hitch. Agents on both sides explain the rights and responsibilities to their...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by horselady, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 8 comments | 1726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: PRO: Retain the 50-foot height limit to protect residents

Palo Alto is a built-out city — it is increasingly difficult and expensive to expand public facilities such as schools...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:22 pm | 7 comments | 1726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thoughts on Ohlone?

For parents with children who have attended Ohlone Elementary School- Do you think it would be worth pulling a child out...

Original post made by 5thGraderParent on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by 5thGraderParent, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 1726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

While chilly temperatures are expected to continue Wednesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2013 at 6:13 pm | 7 comments | 1726 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Head-on crash closes Dumbarton Thursday night

The Dumbarton Bridge was closed in the westbound direction Thursday night (Dec. 16)following a head-on collision near the...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by who was the driver?, on Dec 17, 2010 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 1726 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 | 1726 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car collides with school bus in Menlo Park

An alleged drunken driver traveling south on Middlefield Road in Menlo Park collided with a school bus carrying 32 students...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Gwen, on Apr 29, 2011 at 9:50 pm | 3 comments | 1726 Views
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