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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto High-Speed Rail Committee hopes to change name and focus

With Caltrain poised to declare massive service cuts, the Palo Alto City Council's High-Speed Rail Committee is hoping to...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by andreas, on Feb 16, 2011 at 10:46 am | 6 comments | 1742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homebuilder signs deal for Alma Plaza

An ambitious plan to redevelop Alma Plaza in south Palo Alto took another leap forward Tuesday when builder D.R. Horton signed...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 9 comments | 1742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to seek 'lighter' changes to massage law

Palo Alto is backing away from a controversial proposal to require massage establishments to keep records of all their customers...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Happy Hooker, on Apr 14, 2012 at 8:11 am | 6 comments | 1742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district accused of testing fraud

A family is accusing the Palo Alto Unified School District of testing fraud, claiming their daughter's teacher for two years...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by No sympathy, on Jul 13, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 6 comments | 1742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter high school gets new campus

East Palo Alto students will plant black bamboo at their new charter high school campus Saturday to honor a Japanese family...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 17, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State senate passes distracted-driving bill

A bill that would increase the base fines for distracted driving passed the California State Senate Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 17, 2012 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 1742 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by SF to LA Commuter Joe, on Dec 6, 2011 at 8:40 am | 21 comments | 1742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens get rare inside view of Google, Facebook

About 30 teenagers from lower-income families in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park will get a rare insider's look at Silicon...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by John, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 5 comments | 1742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Timing/Synchronization of new light on Alma

In the past week since the new light on Alma near Meadow has been functioning, I have been stopped by this light each of...

Original post made by Driver on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 8, 2012 at 12:53 pm | 2 comments | 1741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Paly's new schedule

Later start time (8:15), 3-4 classes per day (besides all 7 on Mondays). Early dismissal on Tuesdays (2:25), Tutorial (65...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by New Schedule, on Sep 21, 2010 at 9:22 am | 7 comments | 1741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents happy with report on emotional health

Palo Alto parents who have pushed schools to pay more attention to student social-emotional health said they are pleased...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by gunns ok, on Jun 19, 2011 at 10:46 pm | 12 comments | 1741 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$78,000 in jewelry stolen from Addison Antiques

A thief or thieves made off with at least $78,000 in jewelry from a Palo Alto antique store on May 22, Palo Alto police Agent...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sorry for your loss, on May 31, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 5 comments | 1741 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In 2009, what we thought we knew is upside down

The title of this post paraphrases an article by Victor Davis Hanson in today's SJ Mercury. I strongly recommend reading...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Oh, wait.....duh!, on Apr 23, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 4 comments | 1741 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

ESPN broadcaster suspended for taco remark

Can someone please explain why ESPN broadcaster was suspended for suggesting that Montoya is probably "out having a taco"? What...

Original post made by Bewildered on Oct. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1741 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest 27 in East Palo Alto crackdown

One week after East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis responded to a spike in gun violence by declaring a crime emergency...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jazzed, on May 29, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 1741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: The good news bears

A few weeks ago, happenstance led a pair of neighbors in Los Altos to discover the shared origins of two household knickknacks...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Richard Placone, on Apr 14, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 6 comments | 1741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Booze dispute at Safeway nets four arrests

Three men and a juvenile were arrested after failed attempts to buy -- and later, steal -- alcohol from a Safeway in Midtown...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 15, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 24 comments | 1741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aggressive Panhandling at Town & Country

Recently, I was accosted by an aggressive panhandler holding a sleeping child while I was at Town & Country. I'm usually...

Original post made by Hmmm on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:16 am | 13 comments | 1741 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Explosion??

Did anyone hear an enormous explosion around 11:15 tonight (Sunday night)? Was much louder than any local fireworks I've...

Original post made by susanMD on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:17 am | 3 comments | 1740 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

1,900 in Bay Area arrested for drunk driving

More than 1,900 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs during a regional...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Stats, on Jan 3, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 1740 Views
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