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Wave of robberies raises concerns in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating a string of 14 robberies that have occurred around the city since late September -- the...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Dec 28, 2010 at 6:38 pm | 52 comments | 2948 Views


Woman struck by bus, killed in downtown Palo Alto

A woman was killed in downtown Palo Alto this morning after she was struck by a bus while crossing University Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jozee, on Dec 13, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 52 comments | 4195 Views


Palo Alto softens stance on vehicle dwellers

Palo Alto officials are backing off their proposal to ban vehicle dwellers and are now considering less stringent approaches,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by member, on Nov 29, 2011 at 10:09 am | 52 comments | 2300 Views


Gunn student arrested for deadly weapon assault

A senior at Gunn High School was arrested Monday for assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly attacked one student...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by glamorous, on Mar 10, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 52 comments | 2753 Views


Woman hit with milkshake loses $2,000

A woman who was struck with a milkshake and angrily threw her purse at a vehicle full of teenagers lost $2,000 after the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 7, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 52 comments | 15886 Views


Palo Alto man in wheelchair struck in hit and run

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a car in a hit and run on University Avenue Saturday morning. The suspect is still at...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 8, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 52 comments | 4767 Views


The Party of Brown Shirts


Original post made by The Cohen brother on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by Draw the Line, on Apr 21, 2007 at 7:33 pm | 52 comments | 3824 Views


Wanton waste

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reports that world military expenditures average between $900...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 52 comments | 1388 Views


Fiscal cliff: estate tax opinions?

Can someone who thinks the estate tax is a good thing tell me why they think so? As I'm examining fiscal cliff impacts, the...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 52 comments | 2867 Views


3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect

A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Sep 18, 2014 at 5:20 pm | 52 comments | 3933 Views


What do we really want in a good library?


Original post made by Carol on Oct. 15, 2006
Last comment by Richard C. Placone, on Nov 13, 2006 at 1:01 pm | 52 comments | 6513 Views


Remodeling gone overboard


Original post made by Remodeler on Nov. 29, 2006
Last comment by renovator too, on Dec 11, 2007 at 4:06 pm | 52 comments | 7370 Views


Palo Alto ranks 4th nationally in housing prices


Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by prices are just too high and you know it, on Dec 23, 2008 at 9:27 am | 52 comments | 3609 Views


Palo Alto planners: Cut Arastradero lanes

For traffic managers and commuters, the mile-long stretch of Arastradero Road between Foohill Expressway and El Camino Real...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by jake, on Jun 28, 2009 at 1:38 am | 52 comments | 2600 Views


Caltrain increases horn volumes AND stress levels

It has been my personal experience, living in downtown Menlo Park, that the Caltrain horns have become outrageously louder...

Original post made by Pierced Ears on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pierced Ears, on Aug 2, 2009 at 11:16 am | 52 comments | 4981 Views


City unleashes flood of high-speed-rail concerns

Insufficient outreach, inaccurate projections and a shoddy business plan have all plagued the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 24, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 52 comments | 4397 Views


Goodbye Palo Alto, HSR caused us to move

I'm not providing my address or name intentionally. We put our house up for sale after we learned we would be about 300 feet...

Original post made by Don\'t Guess on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:39 pm | 52 comments | 5075 Views


Palo Alto tries to put Cal. Ave. project back on track

When Palo Alto officials meet next Monday to approve a plan to cut lanes and add streetscape improvements to California Avenue,...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Nov 30, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 52 comments | 3421 Views


Palo Alto mulls sale of land near Foothills Park

While Palo Alto negotiates with billionaire developer John Arrillaga over a proposal to construct a large office complex...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by BetterOption, on Sep 24, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 52 comments | 4960 Views


Why does MV have a $32 M surplus and we have a $3M deficit?


Original post made by Palo alto mom on Mar. 10, 2007
Last comment by JFP, on Mar 28, 2007 at 8:44 am | 51 comments | 5857 Views
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