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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to wave goodbye to garbage trucks?

Garbage trucks could soon become a less common sight on Palo Alto streets as the city proceeds with an ambitious effort to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by jerry99, on Oct 10, 2012 at 7:40 am | 58 comments | 3719 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Startup Equity: Do You Know What You Need To Know?

Palo Alto is perhaps home to more startups per capita than any other city in the world. Hardware, software, SaaS, biotech,...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by sean, on Oct 10, 2012 at 1:27 am | 3 comments | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Palo Alto Art Center celebrates reopening

After more than a year of construction, the renovated Palo Alto Art Center reopened on Saturday, Oct. 6. The free public...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Megan, on Oct 9, 2012 at 11:22 pm | 5 comments | 2917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto takes a stand against death penalty

Palo Alto thrust itself into a statewide debate over the death penalty Monday night when the City Council emphatically endorsed...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 9:36 pm | 84 comments | 2765 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Antenna angst unwarranted

The debate over whether to allow ATT to improve cell service in Palo Alto using small antenna positioned on the top of existing...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by CellTowerOutsideMyWindow, on Oct 9, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 29 comments | 6037 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman dies in crash on I-880

A woman who was killed in a crash on southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Fremont Saturday morning has been identified by...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by sad too, on Oct 9, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 2 comments | 1561 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fallen tree in Palo Alto delays Caltrain commuters

A tree has fallen on the train tracks near Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto, delaying the commute, Caltrain reported shortly...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 9, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 1493 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Miyake Gone for Good?

It looks like the long-time, much-evolved sushi restaurant has closed its doors. Was it finally a victim of its own bad...

Original post made by Jan H on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 3458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helicopter Hovers over PA for an Hour

Does anyone know why a helicopter would hover over Palo Alto between 4:30 and 5:30 pm on Tuesday October 10 ? The noise...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new middle school for Palo Alto?

A potential new school for Palo Alto will be a topic of discussion tonight as the Palo Alto Board of Education meets for...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Parenting Tip, on Oct 9, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 18 comments | 1348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students report better mental health

Palo Alto youth are emotionally healthier than they were two years ago, according to newly released data from the California...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 13 comments | 2134 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why Do So Many Crimes and Incidents not Show Up on the Police Report Log?

there have been several crimes and incidents witnessed and reported by Palo Alto reside ts lately that never even make it...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New buildings at Stanford

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2012/june/mcmurtry-building-arts-062512.html Stanford Daily article today notes new Arts...

Original post made by Wishful thinking? on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crumpled Car Towed from Railroad Tracks at East Meadow

Does anyone know what happened the evening of Thursday, October 4 on the railroad tracks at East Meadow and Alma? A horribly...

Original post made by Jan H on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Brown issues order to help reduce gas prices

The California Air Resources Board announced Sunday evening that it is easing certain restrictions on gasoline production...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 10 comments | 1141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Inflation for real families

I went down to my local grocery store, today, and purchased a typical basket of groceries. I was shocked! I have also been...

Original post made by Keri on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 60 comments | 2779 Views

AROUND TOWN

High Street neighbors remember cut-down oak

In Anne and Chris Sigler's front yard on High Street stands a barren oak tree, cut down to four great but stunted branches...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 1586 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Donkey' sign not stolen from Bol Park after all

A large wood sign emblazoned with a portrait of one of the Bol Park donkeys that residents thought was stolen was actually...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Oct 9, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 10 comments | 1776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Melissa Baten Caswell

Seeking re-election for a second term on the school board, Melissa Baten Caswell cites her business background and "deep...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by District Mom, on Oct 8, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 11 comments | 1215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters to weigh in on new 'arts district' in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto voters could have a say as early as next spring on a sweeping proposal by billionaire developer John Arrillaga...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Save Palm Drive, on Oct 8, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 85 comments | 6488 Views
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