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AROUND TOWN

Zumot's arson-and-murder trial set for next month

Bulos Zumot, owner of a hookah shop in downtown Palo Alto, could face an arson-and-murder trial as early as next month in...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by jenejenl, on Sep 22, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 31 comments | 3013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Positive comments about Palo Alto here please

We are constantly criticized here for being a town of whiners, which I don't think is true, but we definitely have opinions...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 20 comments | 3013 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto priorities: economy, environment, engagement

Times may be changing, but Palo Alto's top priorities will remain virtually the same in 2009, with some "common good" thrown...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by under a bush, on May 12, 2009 at 2:05 pm | 18 comments | 3012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State investments take a bite out of local budgets

In the grand old days of the mid-2000s, few people talked about California's out-of-control public pensions. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 3012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Teens and Uber

It seems that Palo Alto teens under 16 y.o. are using Uber cars to go off campus to use drugs during school hours and travel...

Original post made by Uber, Teens and Drugs on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by Good Mom - Troubled Kid, on Dec 7, 2016 at 2:25 pm | 36 comments | 3012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Not-guilty plea in infant's death in East Palo Alto

Fabian Zaragoza, the man accused of killing a 3-month-old boy during a gang-related shooting pleaded not guilty on Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 1, 2017 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 3012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district closes first land buy in decades

The Palo Alto school district Tuesday completed its purchase of 2.6 acres of land at 525 San Antonio Road -- the first land...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 4, 2011 at 11:28 am | 8 comments | 3012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher bonus, boundary change on board agenda

A bonus for teachers and a boundary change between Addison and Walter Hays elementary schools are among topics on the agenda...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:24 am | 4 comments | 3012 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fallen tree in Palo Alto delays Caltrain commuters

A tree has fallen on the train tracks near Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto, delaying the commute, Caltrain reported shortly...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 9, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 3012 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Governor praises firefighters, promotes proposal

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Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by LMAO, on May 28, 2008 at 7:21 am | 10 comments | 3012 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Debate

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Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 28, 2008 at 1:43 am | 34 comments | 3012 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook willing to pay Menlo Park $15 million-plus for company's expansion

Menlo Park could reap more than $15 million in one-time payments and contributions and hefty annual payments from Facebook...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Reality, on Jul 18, 2016 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 3012 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

People of color talk about impact of police stops

In Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood, a spate of home burglaries since September has put residents on edge, leading to an...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Feb 23, 2017 at 11:47 am | 7 comments | 3012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to share dispatch system with Mountain View, Los Altos

While other Peninsula cities are preparing to merge or outsource their public-safety departments, Palo Alto, Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 5, 2011 at 11:21 am | 8 comments | 3011 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford tests new way for students to report sexual violence

Stanford University students who have been sexually assaulted now have a way to save time-stamped descriptions of their assaults...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by student, on May 18, 2017 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 3011 Views

SPORTS

There will be more at stake in Big Game than just the Axe

There have been stranger weeks leading up to the Big Game than this one, but it would be difficult to find. Stanford is favored...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Toby, on Nov 21, 2009 at 4:38 pm | 10 comments | 3011 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Food Crisis Starts Eclipsing Climate Change Worries

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Original post made by jr on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by ol' lady, on Apr 28, 2008 at 6:58 am | 18 comments | 3011 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mtn View Rotary 24th Annual Crab Feed & Silent Auction

The Mountain View Rotary Club is proud to be hosting its 24th Annual Crab Feed & Silent Auction. Date: Saturday, February...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3011 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Holocaust Survivors Share Stories in Honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

To truly understand the fear, the pain and the atrocities of the Holocaust, you must listen to those who survived. In honor...

Original post made by lew697 on Apr. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big Accident on Oregon at Louis, lots of hold up

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Original post made by Driver on May. 29, 2008
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