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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 | 1448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Development Center staff could grow

While layoffs, vacancies and retirements continue to shrink the workforce at Palo Alto City Hall, city officials are planning...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 9, 2011 at 10:05 am | 17 comments | 1448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Vote no on Measure E

Measure E undedicates 10 prime acres (eight football fields) of Byxbee Park to construct a huge anaerobic digester (AD)....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 18, 2011 at 9:23 am | 19 comments | 1448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Teens unite at 'Break Through' bonfire

Jade Chamness, founder of Break Through the Static, talks about the Jan. 28 bonfire hosted in Palo Alto and the organization's...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 1448 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police probe reported robbery at El Camino Park

Palo Alto police are investigating a possible robbery of a transient man that allegedly occurred at El Camino Park Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Strange?, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 1448 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

JJ&F alleged burglar was a former employee

Gustavo Alvarez, who was arrested after allegedly rappelling into a Palo Alto market through a skylight, is a former employee,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 1448 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: There'll be a lot of firsts at the Fiesta Bowl

A lot of football firsts will be in the offing when Stanford takes on Oklahoma State in the annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing up in Palo Alto

Palo Alto was the best place to grow up. Bergmanns Midtown Stanford shopping center Varsity theater Palo Alto drive...

Original post made by Barry on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ken, on Feb 3, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FACEBOOK IPO makes it hard for startups

This Facebook IPO disaster is indirectly a disaster for start-ups in the valley wanting to IPO soon. It was insanely...

Original post made by jb on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Eileen Wright, on May 23, 2012 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 1447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes 'multi-pronged' approach to fixing downtown's parking problems

Faced with booming downtown development and a severe parking shortage, Palo Alto officials endorsed Monday a wide range of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 20, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 10 comments | 1447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to parse achievement data tonight

New data sheds light on efforts to remedy the achievement gap in Palo Alto schools. The Board of Education tonight will discuss...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Carlos, on Sep 13, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 6 comments | 1447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn/Paly vs. Menlo, Castilleja, etc.

On another forum, someone who graduated from Paly more than 20 years ago wrote a very thoughtful post comparing Gunn/Paly...

Original post made by Anonymous on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by horizons, on Dec 7, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 1447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Welcoming the year of the dragon

For many of Chinese descent, the Chinese New Year is the most important holiday of the year -- a bit like Christmas and New...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 4, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1447 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One way to combat crime

With burglaries on the uptick throughout Palo Alto in 2012, Crescent Park stands out among the most targeted neighborhoods....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 1:36 am | 3 comments | 1447 Views

SPORTS

Pursuing perfection

Accordion music plays on speakers as eight swimmers from the Santa Clara Aquamaids Synchronized Swimming Club simultaneously...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mum, on Jul 13, 2012 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kishimoto gets 2-year term on open-space board

Former Palo Alto mayor Yoriko Kishimoto was appointed to a two-year term on the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District's...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Want to know, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:24 am | 10 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Hospital's projected impacts downgraded

As Stanford University's massive hospital expansion glides toward Palo Alto's approval, its projected impacts on local traffic...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jan, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:01 am | 8 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low-wage workers to Obama: Please 'friend' us too

As President Barack Obama traveled to Facebook headquarters today, about 100 low-income people and their supporters gathered...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 6 comments | 1447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

TCE in Groundwater Has Toxicity Established by USEPA

Palo Alto has a long-term burden that its shallow groundwater being impacted by Trichoroethene (TCE) and its degradation...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 1, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 1446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss misuses credit cards

Both of our other local newspapers had a story yesterday about the fact that Liz Kniss misused her credit card while a county...

Original post made by Write the story on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Princess Liz is right, on Jan 24, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 1446 Views
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