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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail foes seek to bar further spending on project

After scoring a victory in a Sacramento court last month, opponents of California's proposed high-speed rail system are now...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by planes trains and cannons, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 20 comments | 5593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Buddhist Temple marks milestone

It was born out of an idea discussed in a cemetery and it grew as a place of worship for Palo Alto's Buddhist community....

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Truthseeker, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 5592 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidate denounces labor backing

As Palo Alto continues its heated negotiations with the Service Employees International Union, one City Council candidate...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 11, 2009 at 11:29 am | 79 comments | 5591 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No parole for Chowchilla school-bus kidnapper

A state Board of Parole Hearings panel Monday night once again denied parole for one of three men -- all from wealthy families...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by David, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 28 comments | 5591 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to review plan for new animal shelter

A proposal to rebuild and greatly expand Palo Alto's aged animal-services center got off to a promising start Monday night...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bunny Wunny, on Jun 30, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 30 comments | 5589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electrically eclectic Eichlers

Often described as "having character" or "being interesting," old homes can just as often be described as "challenging" --...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Yuckola, on Feb 23, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 5587 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility rates set to rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents should brace themselves for a dramatic spike in their utility bills in July, with electricity, gas, water...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 14, 2016 at 10:12 am | 29 comments | 5586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dauber elected to Palo Alto school board; second seat too close to call

With all precincts reporting, Ken Dauber has been elected to the Palo Alto school board, but the second seat remains too...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Nancy Grace, on Nov 6, 2014 at 11:46 pm | 14 comments | 5586 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain ridership skyrockets

After years of seeking emergency funding to keep from drastically slashing services, Caltrain is on track to balance its...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Jan 7, 2014 at 5:44 pm | 45 comments | 5585 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford, PAMF penalized over patient safety

Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Been There Twice, on Dec 18, 2015 at 10:55 pm | 7 comments | 5584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Developers offer to build downtown garage

With Palo Alto in the market for a new downtown garage, developers are stepping forward with offers to build the city a parking...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 19, 2014 at 9:42 pm | 57 comments | 5583 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Could the recent crime wave be related to the Nations Illegal immigration problem.

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Original post made by Giovanni on Aug. 6, 2006
Last comment by Duh, on Dec 27, 2006 at 10:12 pm | 24 comments | 5582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council reforms eyed for Palo Alto ballot

Palo Alto's already crowded November ballot could soon see more expansion as the City Council considers asking voters to...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on May 16, 2014 at 7:01 am | 41 comments | 5581 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Techie cafe approved for Palo Alto's Varsity Theatre

A plan to convert the historic Varsity Theatre on University Avenue into a "working cafe" for tech professionals and an event...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Fake Retail, on Sep 11, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 40 comments | 5581 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts not to sue Caltrain

Palo Alto has a few qualms about Caltrain's plan to electrify the rail corridor, but after a closed-door meeting early Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jan 30, 2015 at 3:19 am | 28 comments | 5579 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three-city gun buyback to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by FollowUpInfo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 28 comments | 5579 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dangerous and Unacceptable El Camino Crosswalk Situation

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Original post made by Concerned Citzen on Jul. 13, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 16, 2007 at 9:36 pm | 38 comments | 5577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on E

It is difficult to imagine any other city engaging in the kind of hard-fought battle that has characterized the debate over...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter Sedriks, on Oct 30, 2011 at 4:19 am | 137 comments | 5577 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglary wave topped Palo Alto crime news

Crime was No. 1 on the list of Palo Alto neighborhood concerns in 2012, with residential burglaries taking center stage....

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 28, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 5 comments | 5576 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford announces members of sexual-assault task force

Stanford University today named a group of almost 20 students, faculty and staff who will make up a task force charged with...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Aug 6, 2014 at 12:40 am | 16 comments | 5575 Views
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