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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suggestion for Downtown Traffic

Pretty much all over Palo Alto, but especially downtown there are so many cars parked on the street that it is impossible...

Original post made by Anon. on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by remove the 4-way stops, on Sep 24, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 1775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto officials worry about rail's Plan B

If California's high-speed-rail project does not go as planned, cities on the Midpeninsula could find themselves stuck with...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Bill Moisten, on Sep 24, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 85 comments | 11503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto trash rates to rise next month

Palo Alto residents will have to shell out more for trash collection starting next month, but they will be spared the most...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Rhoddon, on Sep 24, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 20 comments | 3594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto tries to locate missing 'public benefits'

Spurred by a group of land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto planners are trying to resurrect some of the "public benefits" that local...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by PA Resident, on Sep 24, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 24 comments | 3395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ephemeral beauty

by Rebecca Wallace Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13622 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Tim Maloney, on Sep 24, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 4 comments | 2598 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto wants more info from PG&E

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is giving Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) until Thursday to provide accurate and...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Sep 24, 2010 at 11:37 am | 21 comments | 4197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man versus squirrel

Throughout Palo Alto neighborhoods, produce pilferers are sneaking with increasing frequency, residents are reporting. Private...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:39 am | 8 comments | 2839 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to sue High Speed Rail Authority

Palo Alto will urge federal and state officials to cut off funding for California's proposed high-speed rail and sue the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 70 comments | 11926 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Menlo Park man, 67, in stock scam

Describing Roger Miller, 67, of Menlo Park as a "lifelong con man," police announced his arrest on Sept. 22 for allegedly...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 6 comments | 2915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police nab purse-snatch suspects in 6 minutes

A woman walking in downtown Palo Alto Monday evening was accosted by a man who jumped from a car, threatened her with a small...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Get Smart Ladies, on Sep 23, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 37 comments | 3366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools to focus on 'student connectedness'

Palo Alto teachers and principals will work to "improve student connectedness," the Board of Education unanimously decided...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Paly 08 grad, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 30 comments | 3367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford resists local high-speed-rail station

Stanford University is not supporting a proposal by the California High-Speed Rail Authority to build a high-speed-rail station...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Kiss HSR Goodbye, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 28 comments | 3735 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football is 3-0 for the first time since 2001

Stanford sophomore quarterback Andrew Luck felt good, real good, and the result is Stanford's best start to a season in nine...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2010
Last comment by Fan, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 7 comments | 2969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate on Palo Alto school calendars goes 'viral'

As Palo Alto school officials prepare to recommend an academic calendar for 2011-2012 and beyond, a debate over whether to...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 56 comments | 4048 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Town & Country Village Police Activity Weds Evening

qq, or anyone else, What was happening at Town & Country Village Wednesday at about 8:15 pm? There must have been a...

Original post made by Moi on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 2228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oprah highlights East Palo Alto charter school

When "Oprah" panned to their campus Monday, teachers at the East Palo Alto Charter School (EPACS) emitted shrieks of recognition...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Arnie Mendoza, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:18 am | 4 comments | 3248 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza 'foodie' event attracts 300

For one evening on Monday (Sept. 13) the nearly vacant Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center came alive. An estimated 300 Crescent...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1950 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man injured in Mountain View home invasion

A 72-year-old man was injured in a home-invasion robbery this morning (Sept. 14) on the 1300 block of Phyllis Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:47 am | 8 comments | 2523 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama to authorise record $60bn Saudi arms sale

Wow the biggest arms sale in US history! "Barack Obama is to go ahead with plans to sell Saudi Arabia advanced aircraft...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 12 comments | 4228 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit: Palo Alto needs stronger cash oversight

Palo Alto's cash-handling operations are riddled with errors and discrepancies and have insufficient security, a new audit...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by formercityemployee, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:08 pm | 7 comments | 2828 Views
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