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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed Budget: Reduce Engine Service, Increase EMS, Trim OT

Fire engine service from one of the Palo Alto Fire Department's six round-the-clock stations would be reduced, possibly dramatically,...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:21 pm | 1 comment | 918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burmese icon to speak to local alliance

The Burmese American Women's Alliance (BAWA) holds an event every year in honor of Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Friend Of Burma, on Jun 16, 2011 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 917 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto / Menlo Park property tax survey (4 questions)

If you live in Palo Alto or Menlo Park, please take this 4-question survey I put together on property taxes. I'm trying to...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jen K, on Jan 14, 2012 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 917 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ClimateOne zings PA on housing

From the March 22 ClimateOne podcast. Gabriel Metcalf, the Executive Director of San Francisco Planning and Urban Research...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by as is, on Apr 2, 2013 at 8:23 am | 16 comments | 917 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

crossing guard

Article about a crossing guard in Los Altos arrested for stealing lap tops - this guy was arrested before. We are trusting...

Original post made by leigh on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 22, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 917 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's happening here?

Construction continues on Alma Plaza, a mixed-used development that will include 37 homes, 14 affordable-housing apartments,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 7 comments | 916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund: A helping hand for kids

When Nina first wound up in a homeless shelter six years ago, escaping an abusive relationship, her main concern was immediate:...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Scruffy, on Dec 10, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to consider design contest for new bike bridge

Just two years ago, Palo Alto's proposed bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 was a pipe dream, one of the most expensive components...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2013 at 8:02 am | 4 comments | 916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Duveneck School the next Mitchell Park Library?

Is Duveneck School another Mitchell Park Library fiasco? I pass there several times a day., and I don't see any escalated...

Original post made by Bob on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Not here, on Jul 25, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 7 comments | 916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to Recall City Councilmembers?

Can anyone please tell me where are the instructions on how to recall City Councilmembers? Where are the instructions...

Original post made by Government Question on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon,I agree - go for it!, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 16 comments | 916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car break-ins at the Junior Museum and Zoo

Burglars got away with stereo equipment and cash and other personal items after two Sunday afternoon auto burglaries outside...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by ummmmm?, on Sep 7, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monta Loma

When Janice Heiler and her husband faced retirement, they considered leaving their home in the Monta Loma neighborhood of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Helen, on Dec 7, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Noisy nights for Caltrain neighbors through May

Caltrain has announced that nighttime training of new train engineers may disrupt the sleep of nearby residents for several...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by willem, on Apr 17, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 915 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal opens its season against Gaels in Hawaii

==B Women's volleyball == Junior All-Americans Rachel Williams and Carly Wopat will help the sixth-ranked Stanford women's...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by mary, on Aug 23, 2012 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure E Alternatives

There are several topics that I've never seen the pro-Measure E people address: 1) How does a reduction in the generation...

Original post made by common sense on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Not so fast, on Oct 21, 2011 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

LIVE election results: Measure D and Measure E

Election results for Palo Alto's Measure D and Measure E will be updated throughout the night beginning around 8 p.m. ==I...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Charlie, on Nov 8, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 914 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Broken water main causes 40-foot geyser on Old Page Mill

PG&E crews installing power poles Tuesday accidentally bored into a water main, causing a 40-foot-tall geyser to erupt on...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 25, 2012 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 914 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supervisor candidates to speak at forum tonight

The seven candidates for the District 4 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors have been invited to answer questions...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on May 3, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 914 Views

AROUND TOWN

U.S. Open golf championship is completely sold out again

For those who don't yet have a ticket for this week's U.S. Open golf championship at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 13, 2012 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 914 Views
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