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PALO ALTO ISSUES

November tax measure unlikely in Palo Alto

Citing tight deadlines and insufficient outreach, Palo Alto officials are backing away from an earlier proposal to put a...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on May 3, 2012 at 9:30 am | 14 comments | 1209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: For now, a required 'public benefit' slips away

There is plenty of blame to go around in any assessment of why Miki's Farm Fresh Market will have to close its doors next...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by South PA resident, on Mar 29, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 8 comments | 1209 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Appeals court upholds Facebook settlement

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Monday upheld a multimillion-dollar settlement between Facebook Inc. chief executive...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by joss, on Apr 12, 2011 at 7:10 pm | 4 comments | 1209 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foothill Expressway crash victim identified

A Mountain View woman who died Wednesday when her car crashed into a tree has been identified as Claire Silberman, the Santa...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by FS, on Sep 17, 2011 at 10:23 am | 8 comments | 1209 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lost-and-found dogs confound Menlo Park neighborhood

Here's one for the Sherlock Holmes case file: In Menlo Park, two dogs vanish from a locked house. They're found, two days...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 30, 2012 at 8:06 pm | 6 comments | 1209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tea, anyone?

To Tim Pham, the difference in quality between tea steeped from a paper bag and tea carefully brewed from loose leaf is broad...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tea Drinker, on Jan 27, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obon Festival August 6-7

The annual "Obon Festival" at the Palo Alto Buddhist Temple is coming up the weekend of August 6-7. For details, please...

Original post made by Obon Fan on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by local resident, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:11 am | 7 comments | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Vegas comes to Palo Alto

This year's Palo Alto Black & White Ball featured a Vintage Las Vegas theme that included blackjack tables, a poker room...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by willard, on Oct 2, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto senior-housing complex eyes expansion

Palo Alto Commons, a housing complex for senior citizens on El Camino Way, would get 44 new housing units as well as a new...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 7, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 8 comments | 1208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Full speed ahead on the bike bridge

Check out item 8 from monday's council meeting http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=31676 "8. Approve...

Original post made by svatoid on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Duveneck/St Francis Grandad, on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:57 am | 6 comments | 1208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greg Scharff's surge to the top

To most Palo Alto residents, Greg Scharff was a political wild card in 2009, the year he decided to run for City Council. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 1208 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 | 1208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Teens unite at 'Break Through' bonfire

Jade Chamness, founder of Break Through the Static, talks about the Jan. 28 bonfire hosted in Palo Alto and the organization's...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 1208 Views

SPORTS

Brooks sets triple jump mark to win event at Pac-12 championships

Stanford junior Darian Brooks won the Pac-12 men's triple jump title on the last jump of the competition Sunday at Washington...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Allen Mereditn, on May 19, 2014 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bakery manager lauded for saving man's life

On Tuesday the Mountain View City Council recognized Costco bakery manager Mike Tyler for using CPR to save the life of a...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Koa, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg to fundraise for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla, will host a campaign fundraiser at his Palo Alto home for New Jersey...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by incurious pep, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:43 am | 12 comments | 1208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City support for Boy Scouts

Given the Boy Scouts' recent reaffirmation of their policy to discriminate against gays, is city support for the organization...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:22 am | 12 comments | 1207 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

air pollution is terrible today, please don't pollute

Has anyone been outside today? The smokey air is terrible. Please don't do that. Thank you....

Original post made by please don\'t pollute on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Think about it, on Jan 17, 2011 at 7:37 am | 4 comments | 1207 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Front-loading respect and compassion in the digital age

Like many people throughout the world, I'm mesmerized by the Olympics. Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17349...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 15, 2012 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redwood City is creating a car-free pedestrian mall on Friday evenings

Redwood City is closing downtown streets on Friday evenings (6pm to midnight) to create a pedestrian mall. Can Palo Alto...

Original post made by downtown pedestrian on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Closing won't happen, on Dec 8, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 3 comments | 1207 Views
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