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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local firefighters battle grueling working conditions at King Fire

Thousands of firefighters were sent to King Fire burning east of Sacramento in El Dorado County where the wildland fire has...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Tom Dehn, on Oct 9, 2014 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 3008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge campaign-funding discrepancy in water board race

Two candidates vying for Palo Alto voters in the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board race are spending vastly different...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by FixTheCreek, on Oct 9, 2014 at 10:10 am | 21 comments | 2972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto official breaks the law and brags about it

I heard there was a conference in Palo Alto this week where Palo Alto's traffic chief stood up and proudly announced that...

Original post made by Connie on Oct. 4, 2014
Last comment by deep throat, on Oct 9, 2014 at 12:24 am | 22 comments | 636 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Scharff Conundrum

Greg Scharff is opposed to PCs. Flat out opposed. The Planned Community ordinance should be scrapped, he stated at a council...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Organiclaws, on Oct 8, 2014 at 10:24 pm | 9 comments | 408 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto official fined for conflict of interest

East Palo Alto City Councilman Larry Moody has agreed to pay $3,000 in a conflict-of-interest case, after voting to award...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Leif Erickson, on Oct 8, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2014 Election Central: Palo Alto School Board

All the latest news on the 2014 Palo Alto school board campaign. With two seats available and no incumbents running, five...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1791 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission backs new housing vision

Palo Alto is still more than a year away from completing the long-awaited update of its land-use bible, but on Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 8, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 4242 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek downtown auto burglars

Burglars broke into eight vehicles in two downtown Palo Alto parking garages on Monday night, according to a police department...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Oct 8, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 6 comments | 1932 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Clerk Donna Grider to retire

After 15 years at City Hall, Palo Alto City Clerk Donna Grider is preparing to administer her final election. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Enid Pearson, on Oct 8, 2014 at 11:47 am | 8 comments | 998 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embarcadero Road fixes coming

Few road segments in Palo Alto flummox commuters and traffic engineers like the short but bustling stretch of Embarcadero...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Oct 8, 2014 at 11:33 am | 68 comments | 5360 Views

SPORTS

Hogan hobbled by sore leg suffered in loss to Notre Dame

==BI Football notebook == Stanford football coach David Shaw revealed that quarterback Kevin Hogan played most of Saturday's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 8, 2014 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 918 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Hewlett-Packard to split into two companies

Palo Alto-based tech company Hewlett-Packard is expected to announce the breakup of its company into two, according to The...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Marlen, on Oct 7, 2014 at 10:22 pm | 12 comments | 2957 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group grades city council's 'residentialist' credentials

With seemingly every candidate in the City Council trying to run under the "residentialist" banner, the citizens group Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Open Space Vistas Sky Trees, on Oct 7, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 107 comments | 5509 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto: Teen arrested for shooting 9-year-old in alleged robbery attempt

Palo Alto police arrested a 14-year-old boy for allegedly shooting a 9-year-old in the arm with a BB gun and demanding money...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Organiclaws, on Oct 7, 2014 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 3560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidates take aim at chain stores, offices

Candidates for the the Palo Alto City Council vowed on Thursday to do more to protect retail in the city's two main commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Oct 7, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 30 comments | 3659 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek man who trailed teenager, exposed himself

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who reportedly followed a teenage girl in his truck for several blocks on Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 7, 2014 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 1174 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fremont man fatally shot in East Palo Alto

Police this morning are investigating a Friday shooting death in East Palo Alto. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/04/east-palo-alto-police-invest...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Oct 7, 2014 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 2069 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to start a startup

Nine years ago, Sam Altman was a Stanford University computer science student. And then he dropped out to start a startup....

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Domad, on Oct 6, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 7 comments | 6294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh benefits of 'planned-community' zoning

The Palo Alto City Council will get its first, long-awaited crack Monday at reforming the city's contentious planned-community...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 6, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 30 comments | 2739 Views

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Ruling brings closure to Palo Alto's Buena Vista

The owner of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park on Thursday scored a victory in his controversial quest to shutter the park...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Oct 6, 2014 at 7:05 pm | 30 comments | 5518 Views
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