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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Spiking utility bills anger Palo Alto residents

High utility bills often coincide with cold-weather spells, but many Palo Altans received an unwelcome shock this month when...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Always check, on Jan 14, 2014 at 9:54 am | 61 comments | 11812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Price tapped for National League of Cities committee

Weeks after winning a coveted spot on the county's leading transportation agency, City Councilwoman Gail Price snagged another...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 1455 Views

AROUND TOWN

When is a comp not really a comp?

We've all heard a version of the same story at a dinner party or on the sidelines of our child's soccer game. It goes something...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 7 comments | 6082 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New City Meeting and Agenda Page!

This is great! The City meeting and agenda page has been redone so it's much more clear and understandable! Also, the links...

Original post made by anne on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by anne, on Jan 13, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman could get 12 years for fatally stabbing boyfriend

An East Palo Alto woman could spend up to 12 years in state prison for killing her boyfriend by stabbing him in the leg with...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 13, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 5 comments | 2402 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Audit faults Palo Alto officer for firing Taser at bicyclist

A Palo Alto police officer violated department policy in 2012 when he fired a Taser at a 16-year-old bicyclist before another...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 13, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 43 comments | 13861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Key issues will drive policy through the seasons of 2014

The year will certainly be filled with surprises. Given how much unfinished business the council is carrying over from 2013...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1, on Jan 13, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 8 comments | 4474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sofia names new president amid student protest

Trustees of Palo Alto's Sofia University named an interim president Thursday as students and faculty protested in front of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Moo Cow, on Jan 13, 2014 at 12:18 am | 53 comments | 23650 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Drink your greens

Pressed Juicery, a Los Angeles-born juice chain, opened its 17th location at the Stanford Shopping Center in late November...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 12, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 15 comments | 5707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja Neighborhood - S J Mercury News

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Original post made by Old Palo Alto Resident on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Castilleja Neighbor, on Jan 12, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 836 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New flu deaths in Santa Clara, San Mateo counties

A second person has died in Santa Clara County from influenza, and the first death in San Mateo County was also reported...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jan 12, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 19 comments | 5752 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to elect new mayor tonight

After a brief holiday respite, Palo Alto council members will usher in 2014 tonight when they choose their leader for the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Bad to the Bone, on Jan 12, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 12 comments | 9159 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

When Considering Spending 25K On A New City Logo Design, Process Matters

When The Almanac reported this past week that Menlo Park spent $1800 on a new "Nutty The Squirrel" mascot costume, public...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Jan. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 515 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto committee recommends hotel-tax hike

A ballot measure to raise hotel taxes in Palo Alto on Friday took its biggest leap yet toward this November's ballot, though...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2014
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jan 11, 2014 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 1909 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two reported dead in Palo Alto house fire

A house fire tonight at 988 Embarcadero Road has claimed the lives of two people, according to Palo Alto police and fire...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 10, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 3 comments | 622 Views

SPORTS

Worth a Look

Hunting around for something to do in the coming week? Here's a look at arts events along the Midpeninsula that you may not...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Tall, dark & handsome , on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 3394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Students demonstrate as new Sofia president takes office

As an interim president took office at Palo Alto's Sofia University this week, students demonstrating outside the school...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mimi, on Jan 10, 2014 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 3584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford Health Psychologist: "I've changed my mind about stress"

Stanford Health Psychologist: "I've changed my mind about stress" TED Talk: "My mission is to help people be happier...

Original post made by interesting stress research on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 10, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 2393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown resident to receive 'Community Champion' honor

Midtown Palo Alto resident Annette Glanckopf Ashton will receive the 13th Senate District Community Champion award on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Jan 10, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 25 comments | 4698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's accomplishments, civic trends in 2013

By many measures it's been a productive and prosperous year in Palo Alto -- even with its recent growing pains. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by MightyTravels, on Jan 10, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 32 comments | 6006 Views
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