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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NEW TAXES PROPOSED

It would appear that we are stuck with some form of no copay health care and the need to fund it, and so I propose two new...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by nightmare, on Apr 3, 2010 at 5:39 am | 3 comments | 1769 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Surprise! There are 93,500 ballots still uncounted

Surprise! A last-minute surge of mail-in ballots means the election in Santa Clara County isn't over and some close races...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by wondering, on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:26 am | 6 comments | 1769 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fourth of July travel to break records in California

This Fourth of July weekend is projected to have the highest rate of travel since 2010. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/07/02/fourth-of-july-travel...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by sf, on Jul 3, 2015 at 11:17 pm | 1 comment | 1769 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four Winds, American Indian Dance at CSMA May 3

Bring the whole family to the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) on Sunday, May 3 to see this wonderful performance....

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Apr 30, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1769 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing project draws opposition

A proposal to build a four-story apartment complex for low-income families at the site of the former Ole's auto-repair shop...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by About Tree House, on Nov 9, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 23 comments | 1768 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain asserts itself in race for federal funds

The two agencies responsible for building the Peninsula section of the high-speed-rail system now find themselves in a competitive...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on May 20, 2010 at 9:03 am | 7 comments | 1768 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

University South

A perfect location with a strong sense of community Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18951...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jared Bernstein, on Nov 14, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 1768 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New challenges, same 'priorities' in Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials often talk about 2012 as the "year of infrastructure" in the city, but one wouldn't know it by looking...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 1768 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 | 1768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toasting with buttermilk

More than 100 students at Jordan Middle School in Palo Alto celebrated their study of the Middle Ages with a Medieval Feast...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by mr. smith anon., on Apr 12, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1768 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two more fatalities on Caltrain today.

We need to improve Caltrain safety. http://www.ktvu.com/news/22098925/detail.htmlhttp://www.ktvu.com/news/22098925/detail.htmlhttp://www.ktvu.com...

Original post made by KTVU on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by dab, on Dec 31, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1768 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Body of Mountain View man found in garage

A Mountain View man apparently shot and killed himself after police surrounded his home in the 2600 block of Diericx Drive...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 8, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1768 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man shot in back during robbery

Police are searching for two suspects for shooting a man during a robbery in East Palo Alto early Sunday morning. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Jan 24, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 10 comments | 1768 Views

SPORTS

Ellie Ochowicz skates today

Ellie Ochowicz, daughter of Palo Alto's Jim and Sheila Ochowicz will be racing in the 500-meter speed skating event today....

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1768 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman, 73, beaten after teen asks for cigarette

A 73-year-old woman out for a walk Monday night in Menlo Park was beaten by a teenage boy after he asked for a cigarette...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by SelfDefenseInstructor, on Jun 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 23 comments | 1768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter advisory issued as snow falls

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the East Bay Hills, Santa Cruz Mountains and Diablo...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 1768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to raise water rates

Palo Alto's water rates would spike by 25 percent for the average residential customer if the City Council approves the latest...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Clean House, on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:41 am | 26 comments | 1768 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SIDEWALK REPAIR

About 12 years ago the City came out and “patched” small sections of the sidewalk by my house at the corner of Lincoln...

Original post made by KEN on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Senor Blogger, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 1767 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail authority lags in response to auditor's report

Six months after State Auditor Elaine Howle released a scathing report about California's proposed high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by YIMBY, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 11 comments | 1767 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 | 1767 Views
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