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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green attorneys clash over Baylands plant

As Palo Alto's environmentalists continue to battle over whether to build a waste-to-energy plant in the Baylands, they are...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Enid Pearson, on Mar 15, 2011 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 2532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto man arrested with concealed, stolen gun

An East Palo Alto man was arrested on suspicion of illegally carrying a concealed weapon Tuesday evening after the Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Oct 1, 2015 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 2532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district prioritizes plans for 2009

The impact of state budget cuts, changes to school-attendance boundaries and staff development are top priorities for Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 18, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 5 comments | 2532 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars continue to hit Oregon corridor homes

In a continuing trend, burglars hit two Palo Alto homes near Oregon Expressway Monday and Tuesday. One of the homes was unlocked,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:25 am | 9 comments | 2532 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin pre-empts state report, clears self in probe

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Original post made by Just When You Think You\'ve Seen It All on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by Sally, on Oct 11, 2008 at 9:22 pm | 44 comments | 2532 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Noisy Caltrain rail-grinding to reduce train noise

Caltrain next week will launch a noisy, middle-of-the-night rail-grinding project that ultimately will reduce train noise....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Disgusted, on Mar 13, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 2532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley employment lags, but salaries rise

Despite record unemployment rates, some sectors of Silicon Valley's high-tech economy continue to shine, according to a report...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Justin, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 10 comments | 2532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto parcel-tax ballots to arrive next week

Voters in the Palo Alto school district can expect ballots in the mail next week for Measure A, which would replace the current...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Devin, on Apr 9, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 13 comments | 2531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed downtown 'gateway' building debated

Palo Alto officials would like to see larger developments near the city's transit stations, but they are still trying to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Not in the public interest, on Jun 30, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 5 comments | 2531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto and Stanford reach stop-gap deal for fire protection

With the contract dispute between Palo Alto and Stanford University over fire services dragging into its fourth year, the...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by Billiam, on Dec 24, 2016 at 1:43 pm | 5 comments | 2531 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heat wave sparks 'Spare the Air' alert

Warm weather is predicted to be even warmer throughout the region today (Aug. 24), prompting the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by cieboy, on Aug 24, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 2531 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tech Life: Smart utilities

A quick change to an advanced meter transforms a home from an isolated energy user into a piece of the local energy grid. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Oxymoron, on Nov 5, 2015 at 8:45 am | 11 comments | 2531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School Mock Trial Team goes to state

For Jeremy Rossmann and the Menlo School Mock Trial Team, this weekend is like the Super Bowl. Menlo School will represent...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Legal Lady, on Mar 23, 2009 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 2530 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Veteran settles for $250K in Palo Alto VA claim

A veteran who claimed he was blinded because of negligent medical care at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System has settled...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 11, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2530 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: How to fund high-speed rail AND tunneling

With the passage of Proposition 1A last November and Congress's approval of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on May 20, 2009 at 12:17 am | 7 comments | 2530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic Stanford tree loses part of its trunk

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Original post made on Jun. 22, 2008
Last comment by It has it's life, on Jun 23, 2008 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 2530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ham radio operators to help out on July 4

The Palo Alto Fire Department is calling on ham radio operators to help watch over fire-sensitive areas around the city during...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bobbie, on Jun 30, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 4 comments | 2530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing Corp. observes 40th birthday today

An event to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Palo Alto Housing Corporation and dedicate a new community room at one...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by re moved, on Sep 6, 2010 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 2530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: The accidental artist

It's a rare painter who does a self-portrait of himself fighting a fire in a furniture store. But then, Jerome Peters has...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Avery Naar, on May 30, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 2530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

<B>Safety on the tracks Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11563 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 5 comments | 2529 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE