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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why we need local fresh food

If you are interested in saving our local farmlands so that we can continue to buy fresh produce, and if you are interested...

Original post made by Resident on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:37 am | 33 comments | 1710 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest four men for theft

A residential phone call and fast-acting police resulted in the arrest of four alleged San Mateo County gang members for...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 3, 2009 at 11:48 pm | 33 comments | 1739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alma Plaza homebuilder backs out of deal

Greenbriar Homes, the homebuilder slated to construct 37 homes at Palo Alto's Alma Plaza project, abruptly pulled out of...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by serious is not serious, on Jun 12, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 33 comments | 2250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Children's Theater closed door policy

The new policy at PACT mandates that parents are not allowed to accompany their children to an audition, which is conducted...

Original post made by Ok on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by a Palo Alto resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 33 comments | 2856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery prices

I am curious about grocery price comparisons. How do Piazza, Safeway, TraderJoes & MollieStones compare? Are Piazza prices...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rez, on Jul 2, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 33 comments | 3583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police mid-level managers forming own group

Seven Palo Alto police captains and lieutenants are breaking off from the larger city management and professional group to...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Oct 5, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 33 comments | 1504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes expanding plastic-bag ban

Palo Alto's crusade against non-reusable bags is expected to spread far and wide next year, when the city plans to expand...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 23, 2009 at 1:38 pm | 33 comments | 2325 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Utilities changes tests for gas workers

Dogged by a federal investigation and accusations of fraud in its gas division, Palo Alto's Utilities Department has quietly...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 14, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 33 comments | 2182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burns sworn in as Palo Alto police chief

Facing a crowd of city officials, state dignitaries, law enforcement colleagues and family members, Palo Alto Police Chief...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 6, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 33 comments | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to debate future of Palo Alto Bowl

Palo Alto Bowl would make way for a new Hilton-operated hotel if the City Council votes to approve the project tonight. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:21 am | 33 comments | 1575 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frank Greene, Silicon Valley technology pioneer, dies at 71

Frank S. Greene, a pioneering Silicon Valley technologist, died unexpectedly Saturday at El Camino Hospital. He was 71. Greene...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Frank Greene III, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:07 am | 33 comments | 2894 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect arrested for Palo Alto kidnap, rape, attempted murder

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the kidnap, rape and attempted murder of a Palo Alto woman on early Saturday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 12, 2013 at 10:31 pm | 33 comments | 3128 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police rescue animals crammed in Palo Alto trailer

More than 40 dogs and cats were seized from a Palo Alto trailer home last Thursday in what the police are calling one of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by BVtrash, on Aug 15, 2011 at 8:11 am | 33 comments | 2285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suicide 'psychological autopsies' planned

"Psychological autopsies" of Palo Alto students who died by suicide will be conducted to "try to understand the youth suicides...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 13, 2010 at 10:16 pm | 33 comments | 2900 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: Palo Alto officer taped, released private info

A Palo Alto police officer who secretly recorded a phone conversation between an East Palo Alto tenant activist and an official...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Zee, on Oct 24, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 33 comments | 1902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big projects at Gunn, Paly, to break ground soon

Groundbreaking is likely in June for major new academic buildings at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools. The Board of Education...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 25, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 33 comments | 2571 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South Palo Alto leads growth, diversity trends

The demographic data that the U.S. Census Bureau released Tuesday is likely to confirm and quantify the observations of residents...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 22, 2011 at 11:52 am | 33 comments | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto High's 'rejection' wall returns

As college acceptances and rejections roll in, some students at Gunn High School are sharing their rejections for all to...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 21, 2011 at 6:50 am | 33 comments | 2786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trash rates face years of hikes

Palo Alto residents could soon be asked to pay for recycling and see their garbage rates soar by nearly 80 percent in the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Charlie, on Apr 5, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 33 comments | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocer eyes Edgewood Plaza for new market

A North Carolina-based, European-style specialty market is eyeing Edgewood Plaza to launch its first West Coast store. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Careful what you wishfor, on Apr 24, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 33 comments | 1856 Views
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