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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto plans to add furniture, cut lanes on California Avenue

California Avenue may soon be equipped with brand new street furniture, a splashy new fountain and fewer travel lanes. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by same old, same old, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:08 am | 25 comments | 2806 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E to investigate gas odor at Oregon, Alma

PG&E spokesman Jeff Smith said Sunday night that the company "will certainly" look into a gas smell residents and passersby...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 15, 2010 at 4:51 pm | 14 comments | 2805 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Palo Alto police department receives funds to fight alcohol-related crimes

The Palo Alto Police Department has received a $41,000 grant from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by ControBoard, on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 2805 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At Jordan, a home for homework

The two large rooms of Jordan Middle School's library buzzed with activity. It was 3:45 p.m. and class had been dismissed...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Dec 13, 2009 at 11:52 am | 5 comments | 2805 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by SF to LA Commuter Joe, on Dec 6, 2011 at 8:40 am | 21 comments | 2805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concerts, classes and culture

Yiddish may be commonly thought of as declining, but Judith Kunofsky doesn't agree. Locally, Kunofsky sees both Yiddish language...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lori Shapiro, on Feb 7, 2010 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 2805 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When do public streets become private streets?

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Original post made by Public streets on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Neighborhood Activist, on Oct 7, 2008 at 11:46 am | 12 comments | 2804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For A Palo Alto office building, what is the land cost per square foot of office space?

Can anyone offer information on what a developer would have to pay for land per square foot of buildable office space. Simply...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Sep 24, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 2804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Phone call scams claim to offer utility deals

Two scams targeting Palo Alto utilities customers are circulating around the city, and the City of Palo Alto Utilities Department...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Horselady, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In wake of recent crimes, Palo Alto police may consider public surveillance

The Jan. 23 home-invasion robbery of an elderly Palo Alto couple was the flashpoint for a public meeting that focused on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Diff'rent Strokes, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 2804 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police search for indecent-exposure suspect

Police are investigating an indecent-exposure incident that occurred on Friday, Sept. 4, in Palo Alto, according to a police...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Sep 5, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 2804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Battle heating up over BART-extension measure

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Original post made on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Hypocrites, on Oct 17, 2008 at 10:56 am | 6 comments | 2804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View march celebrates Prop. 8 ruling

Gay rights advocates gathered at the Mountain View Caltrain station Wednesday evening to march in celebration of the decision...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 5, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 2804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local grower for fruits?

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Original post made by FruitEater on Mar. 9, 2008
Last comment by JSD, on Mar 10, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 2803 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citywide fiber wins fans with no-cash plan

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Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by The-City-Government-Is-Clueless, on Jul 9, 2008 at 8:12 am | 3 comments | 2803 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Future of California Avenue discussion tonight

The future of California Avenue and what to do with the Fry's Electronics property will be the topics of a neighborhood workshop...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 13, 2009 at 10:45 am | 33 comments | 2803 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys shock Menlo to reach lacrosse title match

It will be a tripleheader of lacrosse championships matches on Saturday at Palo Alto High. Appropriately enough, the host...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 18, 2010 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 2803 Views

AROUND TOWN

Students march for peace in East Palo Alto

It was cold and raining, but a throng of adolescents marched through East Palo Alto chanting "P-E-A-C-E" Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Juliet Brodie, on Jan 23, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 5 comments | 2803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents share concerns over MySpace

Local parents recently got a wake-up call about the dangers of the Internet, in the form of a PTA meeting about MySpace,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Adam, on Apr 5, 2009 at 2:58 pm | 4 comments | 2802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local celebs pick top teachers in campaign

Actor and writer James Franco and Football Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young of Palo Alto posed with favorite teachers...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Adjust statures, on Oct 1, 2010 at 9:43 am | 9 comments | 2802 Views
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