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PALO ALTO ISSUES

The 7 AM Air show

Are the planes that are shuttling in since 7AM really from SFO? They sound like military aircraft but more likely it's...

Original post made by wondering on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 11, 2014 at 8:52 am | 11 comments | 254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 11, 2014 at 12:38 am | 9 comments | 5447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to phase out plating shop

After more than half a century at its location on Hansen Way, Communication & Power Industries will soon be asked to leave...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by License to Poison?, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:21 pm | 37 comments | 5464 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect sought in third indecent exposure of the week

For the third time this week, a man in a car allegedly pulled up next to a female passerby and lewdly exposed himself on...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 3 comments | 1051 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Valet parking at offices - pros and cons?

I have seen valet parking at an office on Bayshore. Presumably this is one method of getting more cars into less space. ...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Oct 10, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 5 comments | 165 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is more important??

It's Fleet Week. The Blue Angels fly over San Francisco and the Bay Area at 3:00 p.m. today. The President of the United...

Original post made by Bob on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 5 comments | 174 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's plan to raise hotel-tax rate nets little opposition

Tax hikes are normally a thorny subject during an election season, but Palo Alto's plan to increase the city's hotel-tax...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Oct 10, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 30 comments | 1879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Battle for City Hall: The Residentialists

They say it's not a slate, and we'll take their word for it. The non-slate includes council hopefuls Eric Filseth, Tom DuBois...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by South PA resident, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Score/Kumon

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Original post made by WonderingParent on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Andrea, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 6893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Battle for City Hall: The Incumbents

When Karen Holman, Greg Scharff and Nancy Shepherd took their oaths of office five years ago, budget deficits, the future...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by sea REDDY, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:59 am | 5 comments | 2799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district, higher education turned upside-down

While Palo Alto residents took issue with the city over development and traffic problems, other disruptive forces turned...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by sunflower, on Oct 10, 2014 at 2:07 am | 80 comments | 7888 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man's murder trial to begin

The trial of a man accused of stabbing and slashing his girlfriend to death in her East Palo Alto apartment will begin on...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:20 pm | 4 comments | 3552 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second indecent exposure incident reported in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are on high alert after a man exposed himself to a 10-year-old girl on Tuesday night, a day after a man...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by ChrisC, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 3019 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley tech execs: Surveillance threatens digital economy

Giving dire warnings that federal surveillance programs are crippling the U.S. digital economy and business opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Larry, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:22 pm | 4 comments | 2511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Two Americans and one German won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday, including a professor from Stanford University,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Yay!, on Oct 9, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 7 comments | 2014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ken Dauber, Catherine Crystal Foster lead in campaign contributions

The latest campaign finance statements filed the first week of October paint a picture of the money coming in and out for...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Joe Kool, on Oct 9, 2014 at 5:45 pm | 8 comments | 4075 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SAT help will help not your children

In case anyone hadn't already figured this out, paying $$$ to get private help preparing your PAHS students for the SAT is...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Oct 9, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 7 comments | 331 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board of Supervisors approve funding to expand North County homeless services

Unable to secure a new emergency cold-weather shelter to replace a longtime facility that closed earlier this year, the Santa...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 1330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Graffiti arrest of East Palo Alto men leads to drug bust

Menlo Park police officers conducting a graffiti sting Wednesday night arrested two East Palo Alto men after they were caught...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Indiana Dad, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:21 am | 22 comments | 7649 Views
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