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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Intolerance and bigotry in our Valley

Brendan Eich, of Mozilla, was savaged by the gay mafia. He doesn't agree with gay marriage, like most California voters,...

Original post made by Sean on Apr. 5, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 5, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 286 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic along the Bryant St. Bike Blvd.

This evening I was riding my bike south on Bryant Blvd. from Menlo Park to California Avenue between 6:30 and 7 PM and was...

Original post made by Elaine on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by pedestrian, on May 6, 2014 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto has submitted checklist for Google Fiber

Got this message from Google Fiber: "Good news! The City of Palo Alto has submitted its fiber-ready checklist, bringing...

Original post made by Mr.Recycle on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on May 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 343 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cautious about expanding grant program

Palo Alto may be in the midst of a revenue boom, but officials are in no rush to share the newfound wealth with local nonprofits....

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by ChrisC, on May 20, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community service app Play Palo Alto wins Apps Challenge

The City of Palo Alto announced the winners of its first-ever Apps Challenge Saturday evening, with the developers of Play...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cynthia Typaldos, on Jun 3, 2014 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 1811 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two more announce bids for City Council seats

Tom DuBois, a Midtown resident who jumped into Palo Alto's land-use politics during last year's heated battle over a housing...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by History Buff, on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community connections make theater work

The New York City Opera was forced to close its doors in 2013, and the San Jose Repertory Theatre filed for bankruptcy just...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Long time resident, on Jul 3, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brentwood has Gigabit Internet before Palo Alto

http://www.contracostatimes.com/endorsements/ci_26125188/guest-commentary-ultra-high-speed-gigabit-service-comes I know...

Original post made by PAmoderate on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by No Surprise, on Jul 15, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 198 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City has history of architectural diversity

Santa Barbara has its Spanish villas and San Francisco has its postcard-perfect Victorians, but Palo Alto's architecture...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Architecture Lover, on Jul 18, 2014 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 245 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Implementing Parking Permit Program

In January of this year there was an article stating that the city council voted to begin steps towards implementing a city...

Original post made by anyprogress on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jul 22, 2014 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 190 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill Road YMCA to close Oct. 1

The Page Mill Road YMCA in Palo Alto is closing this fall when its 10-year lease is up, Chief Operations Officer Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by fewiley, on Jul 25, 2014 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 305 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Verde

Take a bike ride down Louis Road in the heart of Palo Verde and you'll notice a recurring motif. Geometric planes and simple...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Sebastian, on Jul 28, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 1320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto residents could face water-rate increase

As a result of the continuing drought and new surcharges, East Palo Alto residents could face a double-digit water-rate increase...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Howard, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:44 pm | 1 comment | 161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A gathering of the tribes

Roger McNamee of the psychedelic roots-rock band Moonalice loves playing in town parks. And on Saturday evening, Aug. 9,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 1806 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When all the world's a stage

From a portrait of artist Norman Rockwell to the misadventures of a transgender artist considering gender reassignment, TheatreWorks'...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senator hosts 'Java with Jerry' Friday

State Sen. Jerry Hill will host "Java with Jerry," a meeting and discussion with District 13 residents, on Friday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by BrownStreak, on Sep 5, 2014 at 6:06 am | 1 comment | 277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kidnapping suspect pleads not guilty

A man who allegedly stole a truck with three people in the backseat, crashed the truck then stole the car of a passerby pleaded...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Joyce, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 54 Views

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Palo Alto eyes new rules for retrofitting buildings

With earthquakes topping the list of looming threats in Palo Alto, city officials indicated this week that they plan to upgrade...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 18, 2014 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Neighborhood Schools As Global Microcosms

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Original post made by Lisa Steinback on Jun. 1, 2006
Last comment by R. Donan, on Jun 1, 2006 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 5021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should schools get lock down gates ?

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Original post made by WorriedParent on Jun. 1, 2006
Last comment by Leslie White, on Jun 2, 2006 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 5051 Views
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