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Former Palo Alto council members blast firefighters' measure, launch 'Safe Palo Alto'

Palo Alto's former elected leaders are joining the current City Council in opposing a ballot measure that would freeze staffing...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by establishment-phobe, on Aug 7, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 32 comments | 3084 Views


Rail authority's new report draws criticism

The agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system adopted a crucial environmental document for the rail...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by YIMBY, on Sep 7, 2010 at 11:06 am | 32 comments | 2303 Views


PG&E gas-main routes through Palo Alto

This map, based on one downloaded from the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, shows locations of...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 19, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 32 comments | 2368 Views


Debate on Measure R firefighters' proposal Oct. 6

A pro-and-con debate of Palo Alto's Measure R -- which would mandate voter approval for any cutback in Fire Department staffing...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by so, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 32 comments | 1518 Views


Boy on bike collides with bus in Palo Alto

A 13-year-old boy suffered a broken nose and cuts to his face this morning when he collided with a school bus while riding...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by George K., on Nov 10, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 32 comments | 1690 Views


E-books may be future stars at Palo Alto libraries

Seeking to accommodate the digital age, Palo Alto officials are revising design plans for new or renovated city libraries...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:46 am | 32 comments | 2860 Views


Serious solo accident closes WB San Antonio

A solo accident just before 6 a.m. today in which a man in his early 20s drove into a tree and light pole on San Antonio...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 21, 2010 at 10:10 am | 32 comments | 1677 Views


InnVision Clara-Mateo shelter to close

Clara-Mateo Alliance, a shelter in Menlo Park for homeless families and single adults, will be closed, its parent organization,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by mimi, on Feb 2, 2011 at 9:14 am | 32 comments | 1953 Views


Palo Alto braces for rising water rates

Palo Altans could face years of steep water-rate increases, including a 12.5 percent jump in July, because of regional efforts...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 32 comments | 1924 Views


End of the line for Caltrain?

Draconian cuts are planned for the 147-year-old Caltrain passenger-rail line, which is facing a $30 million deficit on a...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by reader rider, on Feb 15, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 32 comments | 2926 Views


Palo Alto police apprehend robbery suspect

Police have arrested a San Jose man in connection with the robberies of a pizza delivery man and a woman whose purse was...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 24, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 32 comments | 1905 Views


Hundreds turn out to protest Caltrain cuts

Hundreds of people packed the Caltrain headquarters in San Carlos Thursday to warn transportation officials that cutting...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Axe HSR, on Mar 5, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 32 comments | 1953 Views


Elementary math task force gets the go-ahead

Selection will begin later this month for a parent-teacher task force to explore "exemplary practices" in elementary school...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Mar 15, 2011 at 10:44 am | 32 comments | 3539 Views


Palo Alto OKs cell tower on Channing Avenue

A proposal to build a new 50-foot-tall cell tower and nine antennas at St. Albert the Great Church on Channing Avenue has...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by joelja, on Apr 6, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 32 comments | 2002 Views


Simitian's green-energy bill becomes law

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) to require California utilities to draw one third of their electricity...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by coooper, on Apr 15, 2011 at 11:29 am | 32 comments | 1745 Views


Killed by medical bills

I'm insured, I always have been. I paid for Cobra even when I couldn't afford it. I'm a very careful consumer, make sure...

Original post made by going broke insured on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by blood sucking insurance profits, on Apr 20, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 32 comments | 1413 Views


Plane crashes, flips in the Baylands

Three people on board a small Cessna plane escaped largely unharmed after the plane lost power, nosedived and flipped over...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 26, 2012 at 8:56 am | 32 comments | 2381 Views


PiE aims to raise $3.9 million for schools

The foundation benefiting Palo Alto public schools aims to raise $3.9 million from community members in 2011-12 -- the most...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by donation inflation, on Sep 16, 2011 at 8:57 am | 32 comments | 1973 Views


Palo Alto aims to slash waiting time for permits

Palo Alto's famously infuriating permit-review process is about to get a major makeover. The City Council decided Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 9, 2011 at 12:33 pm | 32 comments | 1678 Views


Palo Alto residents to see postal changes

With the U.S. Postal Service facing insolvency this month, Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents could soon see changes in their...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 1, 2011 at 7:28 am | 32 comments | 8444 Views
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