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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Great ShakeOut rumbles through Bay Area Oct. 18

There likely won't be any freeway closures, power outages or overturned supermarket shelves, but on Oct. 18 at 10:18 a.m.,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Caryll-Lynn, on Oct 26, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 4 comments | 1972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police arrest man for Redwood City bank robbery

A 24-year-old transient was arrested earlier this week for allegedly robbing a bank in Redwood City, police said. A similar...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 1029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown plan could give TheatreWorks a home

In its roughly four decades on the Peninsula, TheatreWorks has piled up raving reviews and theater awards, but one prize...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:08 pm | 37 comments | 2065 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man steals leaf blower in Palo Alto armed robbery

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who threatened a gardener with a knife and stole her leaf blower Monday. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Frank, on Oct 25, 2012 at 7:13 pm | 13 comments | 5159 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Censorship and journalism?

I read the post regarding censorship and Mr. Johnson's response (link below). I was surprised at the sudden sense of responsibility...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 985 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Follow-up to Bowden Park Alcohol Episode

On Friday, September 28, I ran into one of the children and her mother who witnessed the alcohol consumption and child endangerment...

Original post made by Jan H. on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 11 comments | 1609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto student stays home pending court ruling

An 11-year-old Palo Alto boy is home from school pending an Oct. 25 court hearing on whether his genetic condition poses...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 127 comments | 5409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Has The Facebook IPO Flop Hurt Palo Alto and Menlo Park Real Estate?

The local real estate agents say the no, it has not. However, I do no think they are a reliable source. A local builder,...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 1153 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Internet has Eliminated So Many Useless Middlemen...Why Not Real Estate Agents?

Many businesses and markets have become more efficient and less expensive due to the Internet's elimination of inefficient,...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 14 comments | 1580 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto rises to the 'Cool Cities Challenge'

Palo Alto's next green program won't rely on tough energy standards or strict building codes but on hundreds of volunteer...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by anecdote Annie, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 23 comments | 1505 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tour de Coop shows off backyard chicken roosts

With names like Chicken Spa, Coupe De Plume and California Coop, the first Silicon Valley Tour de Coop bicycle tour will...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by pets not meat, on Oct 25, 2012 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto beefs up rules for downtown parking

A Palo Alto law that relaxed parking regulations for developers with downtown projects began its transition from the city's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by GG, on Oct 25, 2012 at 10:12 am | 14 comments | 2266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular Kids Make More Dough Later In Life

New subject for Living Skills: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2012/10/22/popular-kids-in-high-school-earn-more-later-in-life/ In...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:01 am | 7 comments | 1016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

It used to be that when a builder bought property on which he was going to build a house (or houses) he wanted to feel that...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Practically Parisian

I thought I'd eaten in this pocket-sized bistro before. Was it in Montmartre, or was it near the Place des Vosges? Could...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 24, 2012 at 7:18 pm | 6 comments | 1769 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Shedding light on blindness

White canes were a common sight in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday morning as Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 24, 2012 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 982 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA Online is censoring discussion on scool board race

Over the past couple of months in this election season many of the several threads started or from Weekly articls, have been...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Oct 24, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 1130 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls changes to building-height limits

Faced with a stampede of massive new developments, Palo Alto officials are taking a fresh look at the zoning code and considering...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by LizKniss likes Arrillaga project, on Oct 24, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 80 comments | 5254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Road 'trial' to remain permanent on Arastradero

Palo Alto's two-year experiment with lane reductions, traffic-signal modifications and median islands on a busy stretch of...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Henry Su, on Oct 24, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 45 comments | 2315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ken Dauber

Candidate Ken Dauber has posed a challenge to the Palo Alto school district's long-held culture of "site-based decision-making." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by John94306, on Oct 24, 2012 at 11:57 am | 24 comments | 1976 Views
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