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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guantanamo for the pirates?

First let me say that I will fully support Obama, if he takes a hard line on these guys, including just blowing them out...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 12, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 19 comments | 2038 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain kicks off track-vigilance campaign

After numerous suicides and train-pedestrian accidents, Caltrain is kicking off a year-long campaign to enlist passengers...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Boing!, on Jan 15, 2013 at 10:50 am | 9 comments | 2038 Views

AROUND TOWN

A garden for all

Sheila Mandoli's long-held dream for a larger community garden for Ventura neighborhood residents is finally coming to fruition....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2038 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library commission urges more books downtown

Seeking to quell community concerns over the proposed design of Downtown Library, Palo Alto's Library Advisory Commission...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Diane Jennings, Library Director, on Sep 20, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 17 comments | 2037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers wage experiment

Palo Alto may soon become a laboratory for studying the impacts of union-level wages on local capital projects. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 2037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer. That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by agree with scdb, on Jun 15, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 2037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A section of Mitchell Park claimed by JLS?

The School District have posted signs in Mitchell Park next to the path on the West side sternly warning people not to trespass...

Original post made by Jenny on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Jenny, on Sep 30, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 7 comments | 2037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School starts for more than 12,000 Palo Alto kids

More than 12,000 K-12 Palo Alto students headed back to 17 campuses today for the first day of the 2011-12 academic year...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Check the website, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 2037 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatalities prompt Atherton to look at El Camino safety

Plans are under way to try to improve the safety of El Camino Real as it passes through Atherton between Selby Lane and Valparaiso...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 19, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 4 comments | 2037 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

There are many giver in the City of Palo Alto. Takers also.

I read the thread on the givers. There are many wonderful giving people who work and live in Palo Alto. Not just Palo Alto...

Original post made by fireman on Mar. 2, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Electrical fire at Whole Foods Market

We have had reports of an electrical fire at Whole Foods Market this afternoon, shortly before 2 p.m. I just entered the...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jan 27, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 2037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train kills man on Menlo Park tracks

A northbound train struck and killed a man on the Ravenswood tracks in Menlo Park at 9:30 a.m. Friday, according to Caltrain. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Cris, on Mar 10, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 26 comments | 2037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist airlifted from Skyline crash

A motorcylist suffered major head injuries in a crash with a truck Sunday afternoon on Skyline Boulevard just south of Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 6, 2012 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 2037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lego scammer gets six-month sentence

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced to six months in custody for switching price tags on boxes...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 29, 2013 at 6:21 am | 7 comments | 2037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local library subscribes to novel music idea

For card-carrying members of the Palo Alto City Library, book and movie checkouts last for weeks but music downloads last...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by casey, on Sep 2, 2014 at 10:42 am | 6 comments | 2037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New fees proposed for golfing, parking, neutering

Golfers, developers, rabbit owners and Palo Alto residents who like to party at the Junior Museum and Zoo should brace themselves...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Jun 4, 2009 at 7:53 am | 2 comments | 2036 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tech firms pledge to help fund Stanford expansion

A corporate-philanthropy program that aims to raise as much as $150 million for the proposed Stanford Hospitals & Clinics...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 2, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 2036 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The new Mitchell Park library is ugly!

This new library is not only ugly, but it does not fit in the Palo Alto context. It is not welcoming to either kids or adults....

Original post made by Jane on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by Keep the list growing, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 17 comments | 2036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What did you think of Paly's Open House?

I thought it was nice to be able to meet the teachers. Those portables are sure in the way. And how come there is no landscaping?...

Original post made by Deb on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 18, 2010 at 11:23 am | 8 comments | 2036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates' forum set for Sept. 27

Candidates for the Palo Alto Board of Education will share their views Thursday, Sept. 27, in the first of several public...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Barron Parker, on Sep 20, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 27 comments | 2036 Views
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