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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Political establishment split over labor measure

When Palo Alto's firefighters spearheaded a ballot measure last year that sought to freeze staffing levels in the Fire Department,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jaime, on Aug 24, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 10 comments | 1046 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: New massage rules still not right

In what is becoming almost an amusing struggle between city staff and the City Council, how Palo Alto regulates massage therapists...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 16, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1046 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident on Middlefield last night

Any information on a crash on Middlefield between Loma Verde and East Meadow a little before 2 am? It looked pretty bad,...

Original post made by WilliamR on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by WilliamR, on Aug 5, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 3 comments | 1046 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident / Event Downtown Last Night (2/16/12)

Does anyone know what happened at the corner of Bryant & University last evening at about 5:30? There appeared to be ambulances,...

Original post made by Jennifer Crescent on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 17, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 1046 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto man shot while driving

A 27-year-old East Palo Alto man has been killed in an incident in which he was shot while driving his car and his vehicle...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by trig, on Feb 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

What the clubs do

There are dozens of service and fraternal clubs on the Midpeninsula. Here are the histories of a few of them: Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by mark, on Jul 14, 2011 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 1046 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New energy-saving initiative banks on kids

Can kids teach their parents how to save energy? That's the idea behind a "schools outreach" program to be launched this...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Annie, on Aug 7, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 4 comments | 1045 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police arrest suspect in March burglary

Police arrested a man on Tuesday, April 24, who is suspected in a March 22 home burglary in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:17 am | 13 comments | 1045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dryer fire damages home on Margarita Avenue

Palo Alto firefighters used a garden hose to extinguish a dryer fire Tuesday afternoon at 1:57 p.m. in the 200 block of Margarita...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 21, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 1045 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

RNC asks who stands with Cory Booker?

The Republican national Committee asks who stands with Cory (gop.com) in an effort to harvest emails and donations. To understand...

Original post made by Mac Mac Donald on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mac Mac Donald, on May 23, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 4 comments | 1045 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA scientist flooded with doomsday questions

On his Web page, "Ask an Astrobiologist," local NASA scientist David Morrison has received more than 5,000 questions about...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 23, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 1045 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Locals commemorate Iraq War 10th anniversary

Locals on Saturday, March 16, gathered in front of Palo Alto City Hall to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by WMD, on Mar 18, 2013 at 10:53 pm | 8 comments | 1045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothills Park at 48

On a warm Sunday morning early last fall, 24-year-old Katie Williams rode her bike from her East Palo Alto home up Page Mill...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by TimH, on Jul 15, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 10 comments | 1045 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Resident sparks apartment fire with moving box

A Stanford resident moving into an apartment on Saturday started a fire after the moving box he left on a stove ignited,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by Chuck, on Jul 17, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 11 comments | 1044 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why should we care about Cubberley now?

Why should we care about Cubberley now? Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18959...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Astronomical costs, on May 25, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 1044 Views

RESTAURANTS

Marge Bruno

A wiry bundle of energy greets a ring of the doorbell at the Los Altos home of Marge and Mike Bruno. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Anna Maria, on Aug 8, 2013 at 12:22 am | 1 comment | 1043 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Home Energy Reports at the Utilities Advisory Commission

If you have criticism or praise for the Home Energy Reports in your utility bill, they’re on the Utilities Advisory Commission...

Original post made by Asher Waldfogel on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by pares, on Jan 11, 2011 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 1043 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

San Francisquito Creek project close to securing state funds

An ambitious effort by Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek could get...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by how many houses?, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1043 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Loud Bang in Palo Verde at 11.15 pm on Thursday

Very loud bang, could have been transformer or gunshot, just as I was dropping off to sleep. Power was not interrupted. Not...

Original post made by Curious on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 23, 2011 at 11:03 pm | 3 comments | 1043 Views

SPORTS

No expansion plan yet for Pac-12 Conference

==BI Stanford's Watson wins golf tournament == The Pac-12 Conference will remain at a dozen teams as the league's presidents...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by John, on Sep 21, 2011 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1042 Views
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