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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes 'multi-pronged' approach to fixing downtown's parking problems

Faced with booming downtown development and a severe parking shortage, Palo Alto officials endorsed Monday a wide range of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 20, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 10 comments | 1174 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Party crasher fires shots at Menlo Park house

A San Jose man was arrested Saturday morning on six counts of attempted murder after he allegedly fired shots at a house...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by even stranger, on Sep 4, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 4 comments | 1174 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 | 1174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police urge caution, safety on Cinco de Mayo

Santa Clara County law enforcement agencies are advising the public to have fun in a safe and responsible way on Cinco de...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 5, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 5 comments | 1174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating the 'Sister Cities of Palo Alto'

Members of the Palo Alto Rotary Club, Neighbors Abroad and Palo Alto city staff gather around the new "Sister Cities of Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 1174 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is the gold dome on the Laning Chateau?

I just posted a Palo Alto question when this one occurred to me, too. What is that gold dome on top of the Laning Chateau...

Original post made by im curious on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 1174 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arastradero still an epic fail

Now that Gunn HS has pushed back its start time, I wondered if the drive up Charleston and Arastradero would be any better...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 17, 2011 at 9:15 am | 12 comments | 1173 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PARKING PROGRESS: "The High Cost of Free Parking" by Donald C Shoup

Parking downtown, and neighborhood parking, seems like it needs a fresh look. This book (2011) mentions PALO ALTO many times,...

Original post made by John hackmann on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Right On!, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls reach fourth straight CCS basketball title game

While the Gunn girls played only 15 regular-season basketball games this season, the numbers game evidently hasn't worked...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Fan, on Mar 7, 2014 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1173 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle struck by express train in Menlo Park

A mother and daughter were transported to a hospital on Friday evening, April 13, after their Saab was struck by an express...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Apr 14, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1173 Views

SPORTS

Mikaela raises the 'Ruef' to help Cardinal women advance

Mikaela Ruef played the game of her Stanford career and was instrumental in giving the Stanford women's basketball team the...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by John Sylvester, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1173 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Remove the troops

Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize in a stunning decision that honored the first-year U.S. president more for promise...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on May. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1173 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area News Group to lay off workers, rebrand papers

In the latest sign of economic distress in the newspaper industry, the Bay Area News Group announced Tuesday its plan to...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 25, 2011 at 8:32 pm | 7 comments | 1173 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Scholar: international education comparisons misleading

Rankings that show U.S. students lagging their international peers in academic achievement are misleading because they inadequately...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Jan 21, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 17 comments | 1173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community college parcel tax falls short

A majority of Peninsula voters are in favor of a proposed parcel tax that proponents say will bring much needed money to...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Local voter, on Nov 26, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto company is rated the best place to work in the USA

But the NIMBYs are trying to run them out of town anyway. List of the 50 best employers in the USA: http://www.glassdoor.com/Best-Places-to-Work-LST_KQ0,19.htm...

Original post made by Facebookie on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 15, 2010 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cold, snowy weather headed for Bay Area

Bay Area residents should gear up for cold, rain and even snow in some areas in the next couple of days, a National Weather...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Feb 25, 2011 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 1173 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The reason we have Town Square.

I respect the authority of the Weekly editors to moderate and remove disrespectful comments, particularly those of threatening,...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Norm, on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:47 am | 24 comments | 1172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Palo Alto's Maybell senior-housing rejection will have lasting reverberations

The trouncing by voters this week of Measure D, the Maybell Avenue senior-housing proposal, will almost certainly reverberate...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by RV a PA resident, on Nov 10, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 13 comments | 1172 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire at Arastradero Preserve being investigated

A grass fire that burned two acres at Pearson Arastradero Preserve Thursday afternoon (July 28) is being investigated by...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by ban smoking, on Jul 30, 2011 at 11:19 am | 4 comments | 1172 Views
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