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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident is bewitched by witches

Each September and October Jan Steele's Palo Alto condominium falls under a magical spell. There are witches sitting on the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Stanford, on Oct 19, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two-alarm fire destroys Palo Alto home

A fire destroyed a home in Palo Alto on Saturday (April 16) morning, displacing three people, Palo Alto Fire Battalion Chief...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 1449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: CON: In today's market, 62 feet is needed downtown

The community is abuzz about the inviolate 50-foot height limit being breached in the AOL (Park Boulevard) and MacArthur...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 23, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 9 comments | 1449 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Area could see record-breaking temperatures

After weeks of stormy weather, the forecast for the coming days calls for sunshine and high temperatures that could break...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 31, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 5 comments | 1449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmentalists on hand for closure of Palo Alto landfill

Former Palo Alto City Council members Enid Pearson and Emily Renzel aided crews by shoveling dirt onto the last exposed portion...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Trash man, on Jul 31, 2011 at 8:14 pm | 2 comments | 1449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Condoleezza Rice to join formerly men-only Augusta

Breaking down social barriers is nothing new to Condoleeza Rice. The first African-American woman appointed U.S. Secretary...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Wendy, on Aug 21, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 17 comments | 1449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Error on tax bills costs Palo Alto schools

A mistake on the recently mailed Santa Clara County property tax bills comes at the expense of the Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 20, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 11 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Private Eyes' and truth and lies

You may not know that Steven Dietz is one of the most produced playwrights in the U.S., only slightly behind Shakespeare...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by JeffK, on Jan 30, 2011 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protect and Serve or Trap and Ticket

I would like to that officer Schroedr for reminding me that Palo Alto is still wasting money. Houses are being robbed...

Original post made by Disappointed on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Opportunity to thank PAPD, on Jul 29, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 13 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

The art of questioning

What is a city? It's a question Palo Alto residents and visitors may find themselves facing -- literally -- in the coming...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ellen Uhrbrock, on Oct 3, 2014 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's Wrong With The City's Plan For Tree Replacement? - Citizens' Discussion and Decision at 10/3 Cal Ave Farmers' Market

Come to the Citizen's Discussion, Brainstorm, and Decision Meeting Noon Tomorrow, Sunday, October 5, California Avenue Farmer's...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Noel, on Oct 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 1447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The positive things that happened through the power outage

Too many negative threads. This is a positive thread to encourage us about the good things that happened yesterday. I...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by No auto today, on Feb 18, 2010 at 10:57 am | 2 comments | 1447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Internet trailblazer Paul Baran dies

Paul Baran, 84, a resident of Palo Alto, died Saturday (March 26) of cancer. He is best known as a co-creator of the technology...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 28, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

You want Fiber-to-the-Home?

Disappointed that Google didn't choose Palo Alto for their Fiber trial? Sonic.net is currently wiring up Sebastopol to...

Original post made by Peanut Gallery on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 15, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 1447 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Capturing cathedrals

Poor Peterborough Cathedral. In its early days as a monastery and then as an abbey, it was attacked by Vikings, sacked during...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 11, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1447 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More women to get health services under new law

Access to women's health services expanded on Wednesday, Aug. 1, due to the federal Affordable Care Act. The guaranteed services...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 3, 2012 at 4:46 pm | 23 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meeting June 16 on Foothill 'Palo Alto Campus'

The future of a proposed new "Palo Alto Campus" for Foothill-De Anza Community College District will be discussed at a three-way...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

New smartphone app does the thinking for you

In what programmers far and wide are hailing as a revolutionary milestone for smartphone technology, a Palo Alto start-up...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Apr 3, 2011 at 10:45 am | 8 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area real estate prices highest in four years

Bay Area home sales are continuing to rise, with the median sale price the highest it has been in nearly four years, according...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Whew!!, on Aug 17, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 5 comments | 1447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Triangle' development to revitalize eyesore

A hard-to-develop, triangular-shaped land anomaly on El Camino Real that has been a continual nuisance to city officials...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by who cares, on Nov 30, 2010 at 7:44 am | 4 comments | 1446 Views
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