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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Presidential Pardon Request Website

Comedy Central has setup a web form for requesting a Presidential Pardon while the getting is good. Have fun with it! http://blog.indecision2008.com/2009/01/12/geta-your-own-of...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 13, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 2031 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State parks pay for themselves, new study shows

State parks more than pay for themselves by generating tourism dollars and sales tax revenue, according to a new study by...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:06 pm | 15 comments | 2031 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sweltering heat expected to hit Bay Area

The National Weather Service announced today (Aug. 23) that an excessive heat watch would be in effect from Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by baylands lover, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

City seeks new vision for South El Camino Real

How do you rebuild a neighborhood? Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10687...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 29, 2009 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly receives seven Press Club awards

Karla Kane of the Palo Alto Weekly staff picked up a first-place award tonight for an entertainment review of "The Good Game,"...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why does Palo Alto pay for Victor Frost's Apartment

In the story about Victor Frost today in the Post it said that Palo Alto pays for Frost's apartment in Redwood City. Why...

Original post made by JFP on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dont feed the oversized troll, on Jul 16, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Life is a carnival

Carnival in Venice: Revelers in costumes of all colors are gathered in a piazza. A lady in pink and blue holds a fan and...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Linda Stone, on Jan 27, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moonlight Run breaks attendance records

The 26th annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk drew nearly 4,000 participants to the Baylands Friday evening (Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ron Wolf, on Oct 7, 2010 at 11:13 am | 8 comments | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Veteran librarian named Palo Alto interim director

Palo Alto resident Ned Himmel will serve as the city's interim library department director until a replacement for retiring...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Diane C., on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

A gift to downtown shoppers: Relaxed parking regulations

In the spirit of holiday goodwill, the City of Palo Alto will temporarily relax restrictions in city parking garages to give...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 14, 2010 at 5:02 am | 6 comments | 2031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

proposed refuse rate changes

Looking at the increase rates, the people that generate the least trash (20-gal) pay $1.25 a gallon while people that generate 32-gal...

Original post made by chavey@gmail.com on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 8, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 2030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former firefighter threatens police chief, pleads 'no contest'

A former Palo Alto firefighter who has held a grudge against the city for years pleaded no contest on Thursday (May 19) to...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Elwood Blues, on May 20, 2011 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 2030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert issued for Saturday

The 10th "Winter Spare the Air" alert of the season has been issued for Saturday, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 4, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 6 comments | 2030 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula cities issue new challenge to rail authority

Palo Alto and its four allies in the Peninsula Cities Consortium have issued a new call for the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 2030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Utility Rates

It takes some plowing through - all those pages of numbers, etc. But hidden on the page listing " All Special Item Charges"...

Original post made by Kate on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 4, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 8 comments | 2029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call to Action--revamp of San Antonio Shopping Center

As outlined in the mercury news (http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15107642) The city of Mountain View is looking...

Original post made by Concerned resident of Palo Alto on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on May 24, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 8 comments | 2029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn senior Andrew Liu wins $20,000 in Siemens science contest

A Gunn High School student won $20,000 over the weekend, placing fifth out of six finalists in the Washington, D.C. nationals...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 6, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 2029 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park drive-by shooting injures two

Two men sitting in the driveway of a Menlo Park residence were shot on Saturday night, June 22, Menlo Park police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Raymond, on Jun 24, 2013 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 2029 Views

SPORTS

Lin is named the Player of the Week in Ivy League basketball

Harvard senior guard Jeremy Lin from Palo Alto High has been named the Player of the Week in the Ivy League for helping the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Local gurl, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 2029 Views

SPORTS

It's time for Stanford football to go bowling

==B Cardinal fourth in AP, BCS polls == Stanford beat Notre Dame, 28-14, in a nonconference football game on Saturday...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by Paye Pal, on Nov 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 2 comments | 2029 Views
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