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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority's 'new vision' includes old technology

Seeking to appease its Bay Area critics, the California High-Speed Rail Authority on Friday unveiled its latest proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by Brian, on Apr 2, 2012 at 2:06 pm | 8 comments | 1398 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

National Election Prediction Thread

No rhetoric, no noise. Just your prediction for electoral vote count, Senate +/-, and House pick ups. First prize? Why,...

Original post made by PK on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Nov 8, 2012 at 12:52 pm | 26 comments | 1398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog

Our precious dog is on his last journey .. breaks my heart, but it is going to be inevitable in the next 6 months. 13yrs...

Original post made by PreciousDoggie on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by wow, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 1398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested for possession of graffiti paraphernalia

Two men with vandalism histories were arrested Thursday morning in Palo Alto in connection with graffiti tagging. Richard...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by picasso, on Aug 12, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 1398 Views

AROUND TOWN

City of Palo Alto website gets a brand new look

After years of tweaks, complaints and frustrations, the City of Palo Alto's freshly redesigned website officially went live...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Wow, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:39 am | 11 comments | 1398 Views

AROUND TOWN

how to revitalize downtown Palo Alto

Sergei Brin, founder of Google, is single handedly revitalizing downtown Los Altos by buying up storefront properties and...

Original post made by goog on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 1398 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recognition for Bicycle Advocacy

Finally, Palo Alto gets the Recognition it deserves for Bicycle Advocacy http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704050204576218600999993800.html?mod=googlenews_wsj ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Wil, on Apr 3, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 1397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to voters to raise hotel taxes

Palo Alto voters have the chance today, Nov. 4, to raise the city's hotel-tax rate to pay for new parking garages, upgraded...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Around Town

<B><B>ALL SHOOK UP ... </B>The Palo Alto Public Art Commission meeting was cut short a week ago Thursday evening when a magnitude...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 1397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editor - why was my question as to keying in Gunn high removed?

I posted last night question asking if it is true that a car of a Gunn Jewish student was keyed? I mentioned that my (Jewish)...

Original post made by village fool on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Just a guess, on May 19, 2012 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1397 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police puzzled by Jan. 5 burglary

Mountain View police are puzzling over how a burglar managed to get into an apartment located in the 2000 block of W. El...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Enough!, on Jan 14, 2011 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1397 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View City Manager Kevin Duggan to retire in April

After 20 years as Mountain View's well-respected city manager, Kevin Duggan has announced that he will be retiring next year....

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1397 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian announces bid for Santa Clara County Supervisor

State Sen. Joe Simitian announced his candidacy for Santa Clara County supervisor at an annual brunch in Palo Alto Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 12, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 12 comments | 1397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-car pile-up in underpass stalls Oregon

Five vehicles were involved in an apparent rear-end chain-reaction crash Wednesday afternoon, resulting in traffic backups...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 8 comments | 1396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Midtown 'elves' to deliver holiday bouquets

Calling themselves the "Midtown elves," residents of Palo Alto 's Midtown neighborhood have launched a grass-roots effort...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 1396 Views

SPORTS

Cal-Stanford volleyball showdown: No 1. vs. No. 2

==B The Big Spike== There will be plenty at stake when the Stanford women's volleyball team travels to Berkeley for its...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by BC, on Sep 13, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1396 Views

SPORTS

Five local hoop teams advance in NorCal playoffs

This time of the year usually means only one thing, that most of the winter athletes are already busy with their spring sports....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by hoops star, on Mar 13, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto won't ask for massage-client info

Palo Alto's new massage ordinance will not require businesses to keep detailed client logs for possible use during criminal...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Headache clinic to open at Stanford

A new clinic dedicated to arguably one of the most common human ailments -- the headache -- will open on July 28 at Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by needit, on Jul 22, 2011 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunshots in midtown on Wednesday night

We live near Maddux in midTown. Sounds of gunshots were reported by neighbors last night, and bullet casings were discovered...

Original post made by msmartha on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Feb 19, 2012 at 8:57 am | 8 comments | 1396 Views
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