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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Budget manager fired?

I hear the budget manager was recently let go. This doesn't seem to bode well. Did he find out about some secret money the...

Original post made by thescoop on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 9 comments | 6305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third Middle-Of-The-Road Stop Sign Taken Out This Morning in College Terrace

This stop sign at College & Columbia has been taken out twice now in a month. Another was taken out two months ago two blocks...

Original post made by McGrude on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by McGrude, on Aug 12, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 28 comments | 2556 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spontaneous combustion in Woodside fire

The spontaneous combustion of oily rags brought firefighters to the residence at 525 Moore Road in the Woodside Heights neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Moi, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:00 am | 1 comment | 2215 Views

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Ugly housing on Stanford Campus

I have always trusted Stanford to build decent architecture. The new houses on Stanford Avenue are below the standard of...

Original post made by Jimmy Noh on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy Noh, on Aug 11, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 19 comments | 3075 Views

SPORTS

PA Oaks going to Houston for World Series

Palo Alto Oaks' manager Steve Espinoza watched his team earn a berth in the Stan Musial World Series with an extra-innings...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Aug 11, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 2 comments | 2648 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How To Stop Garbage Rate Increase - Act Now

WHAT?: Palo Alto says it is going to implement a garbage collection hike of $5.00 per customer per month ... that means your...

Original post made by Anon. on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 22 comments | 2861 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google-Verizon deal raises Eshoo's eyebrows

News about a potentially game-changing deal between Mountain View's Google and Verizon has caught the attention of Congresswoman...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Toady, on Aug 11, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 10 comments | 2250 Views

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Resurfacing Cubberley Parking Lot

I have to say that Cubberley Parking Lot has been in bad shape for many years and I had not heard that it was going to be...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by David, on Aug 11, 2010 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 1785 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arizona decision

Let's see If I got it right - The Federal Government has exclusive authority to enforce Immigration laws. States cannot...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Paul M. Heller, Esq., on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:21 am | 34 comments | 3403 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ribbon cutting for apartments set Wednesday

A ribbon-cutting ceremony late Wednesday morning (Aug. 11) will mark the official opening of the new 56-unit Alta Torre apartments...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by ufo223, on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:02 am | 7 comments | 3579 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tommy Fehrenbach to spearhead Palo Alto economic development

Tommy Fehrenbach, relationship manager at Borel Private Bank & Trust Co. and former chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Board...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 2932 Views

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High Speed Rail

The People of Palo Alto Do NOT Want HSR. Get over it, Dont force it down our city.. Cal Train cant even get enough riders,...

Original post made by Gus L. on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by bill, on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 5 comments | 2113 Views

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Politics, Pulpit and Tax-Exempt Status

I have tried to attend 6 different Churches in the last 8 years, leaving every one of them once politics hits the pulpit...It...

Original post made by Fed Up, again on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 14 comments | 2278 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tunneling dropped as Midpeninsula rail option

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Palo Alto/Midpeninsula portion of the state's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 122 comments | 6544 Views

SPORTS

A big save leads to a big PA soccer club victory

The Palo Alto 93B Blue Panthers men's U19 soccer team needed a big stop from goalie Cameron McElfresh just to get into the...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Yotes, on Aug 10, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 4115 Views

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Stanford School of Medicine turns to iPads

Incoming medical students at Stanford University will have fewer textbooks to carry this fall after the university distributes...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Julie B, on Aug 10, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 7 comments | 2940 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Seat-belt enforcement crackdown in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are on the lookout for motorists and passengers driving without a seatbelt. Scofflaws face extra scrutiny...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Aug 10, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 9 comments | 2963 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police attack plan to end arbitration

Palo Alto's police officers have joined the firefighters union in opposing the city's effort to erase the binding-arbitration...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:22 am | 40 comments | 4234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why filter your news through reporters? Get it direct from the source.

I notice that the press release page of the official City of Palo Alto web site has a new header: "Why filter your news through...

Original post made by news junkie on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by R, on Aug 9, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 3 comments | 1908 Views

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Bill Gates talks bald facts with Stanford students

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Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 9, 2010 at 11:12 am | 5 comments | 4338 Views
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