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AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion reported at Windy Hill

A mountain lion was reportedly seen in the Portola Valley and Skyline area in San Mateo County Saturday morning, according...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 11, 2011 at 7:44 am | 19 comments | 1883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Money as a 'public benefit'?

Today, May 14, the City Council will consider approving the controversial "Lytton Gateway" office building at the corner...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Former Neighbor, on May 14, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 1883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Utility Departments Excess Funds

Our Utility Department has started the process of discussing possible rate increases in the new year. However, they have...

Original post made by Lois on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 5, 2008 at 10:55 am | 6 comments | 1882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Error in PA's capital budget

Palo Alto just released its proposed capital expenditure budget. The finance Committee which prided itself on its thorough...

Original post made by concerned resident on Jun. 14, 2009
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

recent tragedy

My heart goes out to the family and friends of the young woman. As we soul search as a community to figure out how to...

Original post made by anne on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by anne a, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:57 pm | 3 comments | 1882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thoughtful suggestions for streamlining Palo Alto city government

This comment includes two proposals to streamline city government and increase productivity without reducing services and...

Original post made by Marie on Mar. 26, 2010
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Finish El Camino Park

Palo Alto's Parks and Recreation Commission was right earlier this week when it urged the city staff and City Council to...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 27, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 12 comments | 1882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Answers to the February 13th Community Meeting's questions

As many of you may recall the Advocates for Youth group sponsored a community meeting so that the district could provide...

Original post made by Greg Smitherman on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Rising Paly Mom, on Apr 22, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 1882 Views

SPORTS

There will be a lot more than just tennis at NCAA championships

The next two weeks are truly a tennis lover's dream, with no shortage of riveting team and individual matches on tap at the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Insurance: The Canary in the Coal Mine

Original post made by sharon on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 15, 2009 at 9:34 am | 6 comments | 1882 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and Iran: Now the price to be paid

Obama promised to have unconditional talks with Iran, and mollify the Iranian government's hatred of the U.S., caused by...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 1, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 17 comments | 1882 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

net neutrality: modern democracy or communist plot?

Everyone from President Obama to Al Franken to Consumer Reports have been pushing for network neutrality lately. Content...

Original post made by net user on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 19, 2010 at 11:15 am | 7 comments | 1882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to ask for $1.5M for California Avenue

A $1.5 million grant could transform California Avenue in Palo Alto into a European-style boulevard with two lanes, a park/plaza...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Oct 4, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 10 comments | 1882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joy Robinson: Sympathy in Tibet

I was at lunch in Tsedang, Tibet, having just arrived from the airport at the start of a tour. We were approached by a French...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Counties urge H1N1 vaccination as third wave looms

County public health officials are asking residents to get vaccinated against H1N1 flu as soon as possible as a third wave...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Polly Wanacraker, on Feb 16, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 7 comments | 1881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto bicyclist killed on road where Caltrans refused to add bike lanes

Article in the Daily Journal: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=121565 The victim was hit by a passing...

Original post made by Sarah on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Dec 25, 2009 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 1881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed on Shoreline Boulevard Monday

The man who was killed when he was hit by a car while walking in Mountain View Monday night has been identified as 26-year-old...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 10, 2012 at 5:03 pm | 11 comments | 1881 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rich Cline re-elected mayor of Menlo Park

The man who put down the Menlo Park mayor's gavel last week has now picked it back up. In a unanimous 5-0 vote, and counter...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Brian Steen, on Dec 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smith & Hawken closing

This is a bummer: Smith & Hawken is closing down the whole chain of stores, including the one at Stanford Shopping Center. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/inmarin/detail?entr...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2009 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 1881 Views

AROUND TOWN

CSMA Faculty Concerts November 4 & 6

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) launches the new Faculty and Student Concerts series in Tateuchi Hall next Wednesday,...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Oct. 29, 2009
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