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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto beefs up Development Center staffing

Palo Alto officials forged ahead this week with a plan to streamline the city's notoriously complex permitting process when...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 10, 2011 at 12:13 am | 7 comments | 1016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park eyes below-market rental housing

Menlo Park has its eye on a Willow Road apartment complex that might be purchased for use as below-market-rate rental housing...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Emarson Nickings, on Jun 4, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Chamber names MacKenzie interim CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce has selected local businessman David S.G. MacKenzie to serve as its interim president and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1016 Views

SPORTS

State honors for Paly's Boyd, SHP's Kremer

Of local note Palo Alto's B.J. Boyd and Sacred Heart Prep's Tom Kremer both concluded their high school careers in June...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by For the curious, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 1016 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls run to PAL cross-country title

==B Weekend prep roundup== Youth didn't translate into inexperience for the Menlo-Atherton girls' cross country as five...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 3 comments | 1016 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park names Robert Jonsen new police chief

Robert Jonsen, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been named the new police chief of Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 1016 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park redesign delayed by concerns over dogs, historic building

When Palo Alto broke ground in October 2011 on construction of an underground reservoir at El Camino Park, the goal was to...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by Return it to Menlo Park, on Apr 30, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 10 comments | 1016 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boyfriend pleads 'not guilty' in Newell homicide

A man accused of killing his girlfriend in her East Palo Alto apartment changed his plea to not guilty, according to the...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by R, on Sep 27, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 7 comments | 1016 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Errant dog sparks death threat, arrest

Police were forced to intervene Saturday (July 23) when a 68-year-old Palo Alto woman threatened to kill her neighbor with...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by edjee09, on Jul 26, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 8 comments | 1015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Woman Bites Two Children

Bizarre and frightening: http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/13/justice/california-woman-bites-kids/?hpt=ju_c2 It'll be interesting...

Original post made by Aquamarine on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by what?, on Jan 13, 2012 at 12:45 pm | 4 comments | 1015 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View woman surprises burglar

East Palo Alto police arrested a man and two teenage boys suspected of burglarizing a Mountain View home on March 30. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by R, on Apr 5, 2012 at 5:38 pm | 11 comments | 1015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second fire burns near Paly in six weeks

A Monday evening fire near Palo Alto High School burned in an area where the school district stores its buses. It was the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:58 am | 5 comments | 1015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Deadline: When 'bullying' harassment in a Palo Alto school became a federal civil-rights case

Since "bullying" recently became a federal case in Palo Alto schools, with a scorching indictment under a "denial of civil...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mom of a victim, on Mar 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 1015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Entrepreneurs take aim at suborbital science

It was the classic Silicon Valley "hackathon" scene in the Mountain View Hacker Dojo -- with bright-eyed young people fiddling...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by where are the women?, on May 26, 2013 at 6:07 am | 10 comments | 1015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing their own

When Sharon Erickson moved back to her childhood home in 1993, the garden that she had grown up with was in disrepair. But...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cluck cluck, on Jul 15, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 1015 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Carbon monoxide detectors

I just became aware through an article in the San Jose Mercury that all homeowners in California must have carbon monoxide...

Original post made by Maria on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by old news, on Jun 22, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 1 comment | 1014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Labor Fights Back - San Francisco's LaborFest

For eighteen years, Labor Fest, an annual labor cultural arts festival, has commemorated the 1934 General Strike. This year’s...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 1014 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green-dye spill prompts hazmat response

About 1,500 gallons of bright green dye used to find pipe clogs spilled into a Palo Alto storm drain, triggering a hazardous-materials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by jody, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 3 comments | 1014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Please Don't bulldoze the voters in order to bulldoze our baylands.

Open Letter To the City Council, Redwood City As a resident of Palo Alto, I will be directly impacted by any development...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Apr. 20, 2012
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firecrackers explode in Menlo Park mailboxes

The one thing more unwelcome than a bill in one's mailbox may be a firecracker, as a string of Menlo Park residents discovered...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 21, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 7 comments | 1014 Views
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