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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New traffic signal to be installed near Paly

A new traffic signal that will be installed starting Tuesday at the intersection of the Town & Country Shopping Center and...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Facts, on Oct 7, 2009 at 11:32 am | 26 comments | 2969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands attend 25th annual Moonlight Run

Thousands of eager runners and walkers spent Friday evening at Palo Alto's Baylands Athletic Center for the 25th annual Moonlight...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Oct 7, 2009 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 1875 Views

AROUND TOWN

an ethical electrologist?

Can anyone please recommend an ethical electrologist? One who you've seen long enough or a long time has passed so you know...

Original post made by Sally on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sally, on Oct 6, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 1890 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Picket signs await picketers

A group of picket signs await arrival of more picketers at City Hall shortly after 10 a.m. today. Of 514.5 employees schedule...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by faithful worker, on Oct 6, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 120 comments | 6120 Views

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Keene: Outreach failure on trees a 'mistake'

Palo Alto's Public Works Department staff blundered when it cut down 63 holly oaks on California Avenue -- more than the...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Justin Cady, on Oct 6, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 97 comments | 4784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why not a blog for our city council candidates?

One of the main purposes of a local newspaper is to provide a forum on local politics. Is the Weekly willing to set up a...

Original post made by Jack on Oct. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fairmeadow declares war on two-story buildings

Fairmeadow residents love their Eichlers and they're not shy about saying so. The squat, glass-heavy, one-story structures...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mary Lautner, on Oct 6, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 20 comments | 2666 Views

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Palo Alto to boost outreach on tree removal

Seeking to avoid the embarrassment of Sept. 14 -- when workers removed 63 trees on California Avenue without first alerting...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by arborealman, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 16 comments | 2146 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library Bond - Property Tax

My property tax has increased by over $500, the increase is usually about $100. Thanks Library Bond....

Original post made by Property Tax on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Wha?, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:15 am | 18 comments | 2282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford posts biggest-ever investment loss

Poor investment results at Stanford University have led to more than 400 staff layoffs, a campus-wide salary freeze, program...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by susie, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:14 am | 14 comments | 2148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Am I the Only One?

I just finished reading the fundraising opportunities coming up the next year for the 5th graders. First it exhausted...

Original post made by Rebecca Surley on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 2119 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chicago Olympic Bid Eliminated in First Round

THE EGO HAS LANDED WORLD REJECTS OBAMA: He put a lot of personal capital into the bid for Chicago as the Olympic locale. Also...

Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sharon Moran, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:22 am | 25 comments | 2325 Views

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EPA residents protest arrival of sex offender

A crowd gathered Thursday night outside an East Palo Alto residence where a man considered a sexually violent predator by...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Pat xxx, on Oct 5, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 21 comments | 2526 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

All high-speed rail options still on the table

When the high-speed rail line comes through Palo Alto at speeds of 125 mph, the trains could run at-grade, completely underground...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by GoHSR, on Oct 5, 2009 at 8:36 pm | 47 comments | 2776 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone Heard About a Man Harrassing So PA Women

I heard about a man following women home and coming back repeatedly. Does anyone know anything about this? I heard that...

Original post made by Concerned Neighbor on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by fightBack, on Oct 5, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 5 comments | 1833 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police mid-level managers forming own group

Seven Palo Alto police captains and lieutenants are breaking off from the larger city management and professional group to...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Oct 5, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 33 comments | 2428 Views

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City, neighbors encounter Facebook challenge

Despite earlier assurances, Facebook's rapidly growing employee population at its California Avenue headquarters has taken...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Perry, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:49 am | 13 comments | 2557 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Course offers training in disaster response

A six-week Community Emergency Response Team course for Palo Alto residents will begin next week, according to the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:31 am | 4 comments | 2342 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tomato Thievery

This past summer, we decided to try growing tomatoes for the first time. We found that the best place for sunlight was outside...

Original post made by Alan on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Oct 4, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 36 comments | 4365 Views

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City attorney to receive 'Access to Justice' award

After City Attorney Gary Baum of Palo Alto is done with city claims, lawsuits, legal policies and meetings, he volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Duane Linden, on Oct 4, 2009 at 11:49 am | 9 comments | 2031 Views
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