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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to debate binding arbitration tonight

Palo Alto's effort to strike the binding-arbitration provision for police and firefighters from the City Charter will take...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Louis, on Jul 27, 2010 at 12:22 am | 6 comments | 2410 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What are the fireworks for?

10pm Friday night and the dog's are going crazy as there are ton of fireworks going off for a few minutes, what's the reason?...

Original post made by David on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2013 at 3:10 am | 4 comments | 2410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss budget, vote on new special-education law firm

The Palo Alto school board will discuss Tuesday night further proposed budget allocations, including to mitigate class sizes...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Who is Minding the Store?, on Jun 12, 2016 at 6:37 pm | 13 comments | 2410 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View pair missing in Los Padres forest

A search is underway today for a Mountain View couple who failed to return Sunday from a two-night camping and hiking trip...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by listenin' live, on Jun 22, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 7 comments | 2410 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to smashing church windows

A San Jose man who allegedly smashed windows at three East Palo Alto churches because he wanted to use the bathroom has pleaded...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Jan 30, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 2410 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library Bond - Property Tax

My property tax has increased by over $500, the increase is usually about $100. Thanks Library Bond....

Original post made by Property Tax on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Wha?, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:15 am | 18 comments | 2409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does anyone else have brown/yellow tap water?

I have noticed our bathroom tapwater has a strong brown/yellow discoloration? Does anyone else notice this? This has only...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Jan 24, 2010 at 8:04 pm | 4 comments | 2409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Outage left nearly 5,000 customers without power

An early morning power blackout struck thousands of Palo Alto residents on Saturday and lasted several hours, a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Engineer, on Jul 24, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 2409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Measuring the challenges for city's future

There are five numbers that capture the size and scale of the challenges that the city faces. Our choice of how to deal with...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by It is not the PA based jobs that cause congestion, on Feb 26, 2017 at 4:41 pm | 14 comments | 2409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn building threatened by budget cuts

A planned, new industrial arts building at Gunn High School may be delayed because of cuts in the state budget, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 26, 2009 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 2409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cost to open Cubberley?

Flush with Measure A funds, the district is moving forward with expanding Gunn and Paly campuses in the most expensive ways...

Original post made by Frugal on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Frugal, on Mar 23, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 21 comments | 2409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Meadow Mess: School Traffic Standing Still

East Meadow is socked in today because the traffic light at Waverly is out. If you can avoid East Meadow do it! Bike,...

Original post made by JLS Mom on Nov. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2409 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fired employee/murderer arrested

Murderer of CEO and two others is arrested in Mountain View. This employee was fired and then went back to kill his bosses. http://m.mercurynews.com/articles/188677303...

Original post made by Ruined His Life Too on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 16, 2008 at 12:50 pm | 8 comments | 2409 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big (simulated) terrorism attack hits Bay Area

A ship is being attacked and blown up in Redwood City today, improvised explosive devices are being detonated and fires are...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fight at Opportunity Center lands one man in jail

An argument in the day room of Palo Alto's Opportunity Center Saturday night erupted into a physical attack involving a frying...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by david SHIPPEN, on Mar 27, 2010 at 11:50 am | 19 comments | 2409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jimmy Carter coming to Kepler's Tuesday

Former president Jimmy Carter will be at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 26) to sign his new book,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 26, 2010 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 2409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SF Creek anti-flood plans move forward -- at last

An ambitious plan to tame the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek by widening a downstream channel and lowering a marshlands...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 2408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing teens were heading to X Games

A 14-year-old Los Altos boy and 13-year-old Saratoga girl who went missing together last week drove to Colorado in an attempt...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Feb 4, 2009 at 11:30 am | 10 comments | 2408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man with a gun?

Anyone know what happened around 3:30 this morning around Park Blvd that had the cops yelling, K-9s barking and the freight...

Original post made by Wide awake on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Marisol, on Jun 3, 2010 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The "Broken Windows" Theory of Crime Proves Correct

http://www.economist.com/science/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12630201&CFID=31056247&CFTOKEN=41038121 Recently, I've noticed...

Original post made by Sanford Forte on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 25, 2008 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 2408 Views
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