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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping what matters

High land values in Palo Alto, the demand for new housing and changing shopping habits have led to the loss of places near...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Save the Bowl 2, on Jan 14, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 52 comments | 2984 Views

AROUND TOWN

New trees, wider sidewalks eyed for El Camino

Months after Palo Alto residents shot down a city proposal to plant red maples on California Avenue, the trees are causing...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Irvin, on Jan 14, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 27 comments | 2996 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men rob Menlo Park gas station

Police in Menlo Park are trying to identify two suspects who robbed a 76 gas station at gunpoint Monday night. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Give em up, on Jan 14, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 4 comments | 2042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Push to rename Lytton Plaza debated, delayed

An effort by downtown business leaders to rename the newly renovated Lytton Plaza at University Avenue and Emerson Street...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Judith, on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:16 am | 38 comments | 3088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for interesting garage art

Have you or your neighbor decorated your garage in an unusual manner (not for the holidays, but all year 'round)? Please...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Judith, on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1977 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Property value tax reassessment denied

I hear from many Palo Alto residents who applied for tax reasessment of their properties reducing values that Santa Clara...

Original post made by PA Resident on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 14, 2010 at 8:32 am | 3 comments | 1955 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to bring jobs to Palo Alto, benefit residents and increase Palo Alto's net worth.

We can look to the Campus for Jewish Life in South Palo Alto to learn how to do this. A large piece of property came on...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by NIMBY, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aspergers Spouse

In Australia and the UK there are many support groups for people married to a person with Asperger's Syndrome. Here in...

Original post made by Lisa on Jan. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast vs DSL

Is there anyone out there who has experienced ongoing issues with COMCAST high speed internet connection? I am having...

Original post made by MidtownMom on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 13, 2010 at 5:50 pm | 11 comments | 4767 Views

BOOKS

Plan approved for offices at historic church

The historic Christian Science church in downtown Palo Alto will be preserved, renovated and transformed into an office building...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 13, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 4334 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature: An old-fashioned love story

With 118 years of combined experience being married, Bill Hahn and Colleen Coleman decided to take the plunge again this...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 13, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 12 comments | 3134 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to donate to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief effort

How to donate to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief effort: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/13/help-haiti...

Original post made by Ken on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 2270 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys survive first soccer showdown with Gunn

It's quickly becoming evident that there may be no easy matches in the SCVAL De Anza Division boys' soccer race this season,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2844 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County elects new board president

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today elected Supervisor Ken Yeager as its new president, replacing Liz Kniss. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mil, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill Properties buildings face auction

Notices of sale went up on the Page Mill Properties' East Palo Alto apartment buildings yesterday morning at 9:30 a.m., adding...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by brassservices@yahoo.com, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:09 am | 11 comments | 2524 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No bail for Palo Alto murder suspect Zumot

Murder suspect Bulos "Paul" Zumot was denied bail during his arraignment Friday afternoon at the Palo Alto Courthouse. Zumot,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by D, on Jan 12, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 18 comments | 3448 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to review Gunn, Paly buildings

Architectural details of major renovations set for Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are coming into focus. The Board of Education...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 12, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 2026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skunks crossing -- beware of animals in the roads

Beware of skunks and other critters crossing the roads this time of year. According to Palo Alto Animal Services and Santa...

Original post made by Karla Kane on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 12, 2010 at 6:25 pm | 3 comments | 1842 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest made in foundation embezzlement case

A 52-year-old woman suspected of stealing $100,000 from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation has been arrested, Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Patty, on Jan 12, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 2785 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus'

Early in "The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus," the titular mystical showman advises an onlooker, "Don't worry if you don't...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 5245 Views
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