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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peet's, Calla may be shut for months due to fire

There were coffee and scones this morning at Peet's Coffee & Tea at the corner of University Drive and Santa Cruz Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Dirck, on Mar 19, 2009 at 11:51 am | 3 comments | 2119 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Buying a New Car

People want to save money these days, it's understandable. You want to save for the thing that matter: retirement, college...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1956 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic Cameras Could Eliminate City's Deficit

http://www.suntimes.com/news/cityhall/1479275,red-light-camera-uninsured-031609.article...

Original post made by Sun and Sand on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by A long time resident, on Mar 19, 2009 at 2:26 am | 13 comments | 1836 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CA State payroll grows in recession...huh??

http://www.sacbee.com/topstories/story/1702192.html?mi_rss=Top%20Stories Ok, please explain to me why we should pay ever...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 19, 2009 at 1:18 am | 13 comments | 1797 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two-story classrooms for Gunn and Paly?

Palo Alto school trustees Tuesday will discuss long-term master plans for Gunn and Palo Alto high schools, to be financed...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Mar 19, 2009 at 1:06 am | 18 comments | 2673 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police narrow shooting suspect to 19-year-old

Palo Alto police are focusing on a single 19-year-old suspect in today's shooting incident at an apartment complex at 574...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by irishrocker, on Mar 18, 2009 at 7:06 pm | 10 comments | 1876 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Axia withdraws from Palo Alto 'fiber' project

The Canadian-based Axia Netmedia Corporation consortium has pulled out of Palo Alto's troubled fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP)...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Mar 18, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 25 comments | 2872 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City wants more Stanford-expansions 'benefits'

A new transit hub, an upstream water-detention basin for San Francisquito Creek and 594 housing units are all included in...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 18, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 27 comments | 2532 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooter eludes police in Arastradero incident

A reported shooting left one man wounded and one man being sought at an apartment complex in the 500 block of Arastradero...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Mar 18, 2009 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1846 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting reported in 500 block of Arastradero

Palo Alto police and Fire Department paramedics were responding to a reported shooting in the 500 block of Arastradero Road...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Loura, on Mar 18, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 1916 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's Going on on Arastradero?

Does anyone know what is going on on Arastradero? Police have Maybell blocked off and a friend just called to say police...

Original post made by Concerned Neighbor on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Doober, on Mar 18, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 2172 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The library of the future

It looks like a boxy robot, or maybe a poor man's ATM. With simple lines and a glowing screen, the Cupertino Library's JobView...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 18, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 11 comments | 2124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly Layoffs

With the Weekly busily reporting on everyone else's economic woes, it's strange that it hasn't reported on its own nearly...

Original post made by frederick meyers on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Izzy, on Mar 18, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 15 comments | 2051 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peter Drekmeier and indirect costs

Peter D., our current mayor, likes to talk about indirect costs of fossil fuels. He wants to tax us, in order to make up...

Original post made by Greg on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Albert K Henning, on Mar 18, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 6 comments | 2016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast Customers: ?Notified of Switch to Digital April 1, 2009

This is to Comcast customers. Have you receiving anything in the mail from Comcast about the change to digital? I was told...

Original post made by nat on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by nat, on Mar 18, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 1943 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest 'associate' in Philip Lacy killing

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Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jay doggy dogg, on Mar 18, 2009 at 11:59 am | 23 comments | 2973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's plastic-bag ban could begin in fall

Plastic bags may soon flutter out of Palo Alto's supermarkets once and for all, but city officials hope this doesn't mean...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Mar 18, 2009 at 11:17 am | 31 comments | 2299 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'ZIP code' shifts to insurance rates

After much discussion among Palo Alto residents concerning a secession from the 94303 ZIP code, the issue has shifted to...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Mar 18, 2009 at 9:38 am | 5 comments | 1858 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Los Altos police arrest suspected child molester

Los Altos police have arrested a Los Altos Hills man on suspicion that he sexually molested a 5-year-old Los Altos child. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by random, on Mar 18, 2009 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 2343 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

where is the interesting news?

Every day I read PaloAltoOnline and every day it is full of whining about grocery bags or car traffic or schools or cars...

Original post made by Rumsfield on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 18, 2009 at 5:29 am | 7 comments | 1972 Views
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