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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peet's Coffee & Tea selling for $1 billion

Longtime Bay Area fixture Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc. will be sold to a German company for $1 billion, the Emeryville-based...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Vivian, on Jul 31, 2012 at 8:13 pm | 2 comments | 1021 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Looking for cookie-swappers...

Have you participated in a traditional cookie swap for the holidays, and live in Palo Alto, Mountain View or Menlo Park,...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, assoc. ed., PAW on Oct. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1021 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 | 1021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's events (Dec. 31)

[http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12760 Music: St. Mark's New Year's Eve Organ Concert] Organist Jessie...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 31, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1021 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View parking dispute leads to fisticuffs

A man punched a woman in the face after she slapped him inside a Mountain View supermarket Monday afternoon, police said....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 8, 2013 at 11:33 am | 40 comments | 1021 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Google buses reflect region in need of traffic, housing solutions

Google buses rolling up and down U.S. Highway 101 symbolize the new Silicon Valley — and are potent reminders that...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Not all the credit, on Feb 11, 2013 at 7:23 pm | 5 comments | 1021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today marks fifth Spare the Air day of 2011

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for today (Monday, Sept. 19). Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Geez, on Sep 20, 2011 at 10:41 am | 4 comments | 1020 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Conjoined twins to be separated at Lucile Packard

Two-year-old conjoined twins will be separated this week at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in a surgery expected to last...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lander Blanza, on May 2, 2012 at 4:49 am | 3 comments | 1020 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto firefighters douse rooftop blaze

A fire that officials say began on the roof caused nearly $30,000 in damages to a home on Georgia Avenue in Palo Alto Saturday...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Malik, on Mar 12, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 7 comments | 1020 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 | 1020 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One person killed Sunday in multi-car crash

The California Highway Patrol has contacted the driver of a white pickup truck who fled the scene of a fatal crash on U.S....

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by DT, on Jul 9, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 1020 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suspect sought in Crescent Park groping

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who they say groped a woman standing next to her car in the Crescent Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 21, 2012 at 9:05 pm | 8 comments | 1020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shots fired at car that crashed on 101

A car that crashed on southbound U.S. 101 in San Mateo County on Sunday afternoon was shot at by another vehicle, injuring...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 2, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1020 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 | 1019 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two men arrested after high-speed chase

Two men taken into custody Wednesday night after leading law enforcement officials on a lengthy car chase through the East...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 29, 2011 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 1019 Views

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 | 1019 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jeb Bush, ultimate politician

2/24/12 Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Thursday that he found it �troubling� that the 2012 presidential candidates...

Original post made by Lilly Roof on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by food for thought, on Mar 19, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 17 comments | 1019 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-Speed Rail Authority names new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced Tuesday that it will hire Jeff Morales as its new CEO. Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Free Willy!, on May 30, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 1019 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

wood vs concrete

Why most buildings (single family homes) are from wood and not from brick&concrete? I know that building new home in Palo...

Original post made by vladrad on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by vladrad, on Aug 14, 2012 at 11:00 pm | 9 comments | 1019 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Storm system from Alaska headed for Bay Area

Bay Area residents may want to bundle up, as a cold-weather system is headed this way and will linger for several days, a...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 10, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 14 comments | 1019 Views
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