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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Please, please, please, make sure your teen drivers follow license restrictions.

A friend of mine in Canada just sent me a link to a horrific crash in his town. He is on his way to funerals of both the...

Original post made by Parent of Teen Drivers on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Parent of teen drivers, on Feb 12, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's water rates set to rise again

Palo Alto's residential water rates would go up by 15 percent in July under a new proposal by the Utilities Department. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Give us a break, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:00 am | 16 comments | 926 Views

AROUND TOWN

George Bush and Prop 32

Just heard a radio ad saying that Prop 32 is sponsored by George Bush and Karl Rove. Is that true? Why are they involved...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 31, 2012
There are no comments yet. 926 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Voluntary 'execution' by the state...a thought exercise

There is a lot argument about involuntary execution by the state, for incarcerated murderers. One big issue is about the...

Original post made by John on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 8 comments | 926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council looks to swear in new members earlier

Seeking to solve what they call "legal and practical problems," two members of the Palo Alto City Council are urging their...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sliding scale?

How about indexing civil service salaries to tax revenue? Revenues up, salaries up; revenues down, salaries down. This would...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 925 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SummerHill's 10-home proposal hits final stretch

A proposal by a local developer to build 10 homes on a highly coveted south Palo Alto site is expected to clear its final...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by No give up, on Oct 17, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 925 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail advocates, critics to face off in Palo Alto

Top officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will join some of the rail project's toughest critics in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Babies, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:19 pm | 7 comments | 925 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman killed in crash on Highway 85

A woman was killed in a crash on state Highway 85 in Mountain View Saturday evening that is being investigated as a possible...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Ty, on Jun 27, 2012 at 2:33 am | 2 comments | 925 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Adams has All-American season

Former Palo Alto High standout Davante Adams made quite an impact on the Fresno State football team this season, one that...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Strive, on Dec 14, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 925 Views

SPORTS

Luck sets rookie passing record in Colts' 20-13 win

Stanford grad and current Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck set the record for yards passing by a rookie when he...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Dean, on Dec 26, 2012 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 925 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park commission OKs Facebook plan

The impact reports for the proposed Facebook campus expansion, along with the associated developer agreement, got the thumbs...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 924 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford energy facility to cut carbon in half

A new Stanford energy facility that could reduce campus carbon emissions by 50 percent, cut water use by 18 percent and save...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 11, 2012 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 924 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly grad acquitted of burglary charges

A Palo Alto man who suffers from schizophrenia was acquitted of residential burglary on Tuesday, April 23, but he still faces...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Longtime resident, on May 2, 2013 at 10:36 am | 30 comments | 924 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials not sold on rail business plan

The new business plan for California's proposed high-speed rail line drew sharp rebukes from Palo Alto's elected officials...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by paloaltotreewatch, on Nov 5, 2011 at 8:38 am | 8 comments | 923 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Great need for holiday turkeys in Bay Area

A food bank in the Bay Area is banking on the generosity of residents as it tries to collect enough turkeys to feed families...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by amitofu, on Nov 21, 2011 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 923 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Winter's 14th Spare the Air alert issued

No logs will be burning in the Bay Area Thursday as another Spare the Air Day has been announced by the Bay Area Air Quality...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by burning, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 4 comments | 923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Spare the Air season begins

More than just a prelude to summer, the beginning of May is also the start of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Fed-up, on May 2, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 8 comments | 923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating arts and crafts

No plans for next weekend? No problem. The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts is coming to University Avenue Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 14, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 923 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Herman Cain calls for third party

Sounds good to me. Let's break up the two party system! "Appearing on Bryan Fischerís radio program this afternoon, [Herman]...

Original post made by Third Way on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by blessing, on Nov 10, 2012 at 9:20 pm | 3 comments | 923 Views
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