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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 | 1760 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Old Europe is Right on Stimulus by WSJ Staff

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123681403239101741.html Link to WSJ public piece written by, presumably, the editorial...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 13, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 1760 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Death Penalty is WRONG!

Mr. John Mohammed did not deserve to be killed. What are we about? Is it an eye for an eye? This man deserved our mercy,...

Original post made by Joan on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Agree with Midtown Mom, on Nov 14, 2009 at 7:03 am | 17 comments | 1760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto area agencies receive $240,000 in grants

The Downtown Streets Team accepted a $15,000 grant Monday evening to launch an outreach program to homeless people -- the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by danny, on Apr 21, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 1760 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNeal Wireless?

Does anyone know what McNeal Wireless is doing in our neighborhoods? According to their website, they are contractors (a...

Original post made by Toady on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Tru Love, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 1760 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 | 1760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Federal funds unlikely for Palo Alto fiber project

Palo Alto's long and tangled trek toward a citywide, high-speed broadband network is unlikely to attract federal aid in the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jee, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:37 am | 18 comments | 1759 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plans to transform California Avenue win praise

Palo Alto's quest to transform California Avenue into the city's "second downtown" got off to a rough start in 2011, when...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Greg H, on Mar 25, 2013 at 11:45 am | 34 comments | 1759 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More great news for education in Uganda Africa

At Uganda Children's Burden Centre, they not only try to help today's orphans, but they also strive to help future generations...

Original post made by james on Sep. 22, 2009
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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 | 1759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Expert says Officer May didn't use excessive force

East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May did not use excessive force when he struck fleeing suspect Alberto Alvarez with...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jessy, on May 27, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids and Palo Alto: Some Ideas

This is a follow-up to the thread "Kids and Palo Alto: What Can We Do?" On that thread, there was a long discussion...

Original post made by Can We Talk? on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by PA Parent, on Nov 19, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1758 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Investigation busts huge heroin-smuggling ring

A major heroin-smuggling operation that fed the addictive drug into East Palo Alto, Oakland and San Francisco and funneled...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Whose sleeping, on Jul 31, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 6 comments | 1758 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police report string of property crimes

Criminals got away with goods and cash valued at around $18,000 in a string of Menlo Park property crimes between March 26...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by what security!, on Apr 7, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 1758 Views

SPORTS

Record setting performance not enough

Andrew Luck threw for 423 yards and three touchdowns, and Toby Gerhart rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns, yet 584 yards...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by andy, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 4 comments | 1758 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US moves on Iran nuclear trade

"New York prosecutors joined with the Obama administration on Tuesday to shut down a China-based network that allegedly supplied...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 7, 2009 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1758 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Permanent ink

Tattoo artist Rev. Todd works on a gargoyle tattoo for Alex Maffei at Homeward Bound Tattoo in Redwood City on Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on May 13, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 1758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Victim: Murder suspect 'infatuated with killers'

Bulos Zumot, who has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Jennifer Schipsi, wanted to "plan the perfect murder...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by MatthMcDowell, on Mar 9, 2010 at 9:13 am | 7 comments | 1758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto dumps controversial fire-staffing study

Palo Alto officials have scrapped a much-anticipated study into staffing levels at the Fire Department after learning that...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by LT, on May 15, 2010 at 6:45 am | 1 comment | 1758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power outage hits downtown Palo Alto

A portion of downtown Palo Alto is without power this afternoon, according to several reports. The outage is reportedly affecting...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 9, 2010 at 6:14 am | 7 comments | 1758 Views
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