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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library Bond - Property Tax

My property tax has increased by over $500, the increase is usually about $100. Thanks Library Bond....

Original post made by Property Tax on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Wha?, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:15 am | 18 comments | 2256 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford posts biggest-ever investment loss

Poor investment results at Stanford University have led to more than 400 staff layoffs, a campus-wide salary freeze, program...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by susie, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:14 am | 14 comments | 2140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Am I the Only One?

I just finished reading the fundraising opportunities coming up the next year for the 5th graders. First it exhausted...

Original post made by Rebecca Surley on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 2102 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chicago Olympic Bid Eliminated in First Round

THE EGO HAS LANDED WORLD REJECTS OBAMA: He put a lot of personal capital into the bid for Chicago as the Olympic locale. Also...

Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sharon Moran, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:22 am | 25 comments | 2321 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA residents protest arrival of sex offender

A crowd gathered Thursday night outside an East Palo Alto residence where a man considered a sexually violent predator by...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Pat xxx, on Oct 5, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 21 comments | 2507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

All high-speed rail options still on the table

When the high-speed rail line comes through Palo Alto at speeds of 125 mph, the trains could run at-grade, completely underground...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by GoHSR, on Oct 5, 2009 at 8:36 pm | 47 comments | 2766 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone Heard About a Man Harrassing So PA Women

I heard about a man following women home and coming back repeatedly. Does anyone know anything about this? I heard that...

Original post made by Concerned Neighbor on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by fightBack, on Oct 5, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 5 comments | 1830 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 | 2384 Views

AROUND TOWN

City, neighbors encounter Facebook challenge

Despite earlier assurances, Facebook's rapidly growing employee population at its California Avenue headquarters has taken...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Perry, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:49 am | 13 comments | 2546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Course offers training in disaster response

A six-week Community Emergency Response Team course for Palo Alto residents will begin next week, according to the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:31 am | 4 comments | 2326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tomato Thievery

This past summer, we decided to try growing tomatoes for the first time. We found that the best place for sunlight was outside...

Original post made by Alan on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Oct 4, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 36 comments | 4297 Views

AROUND TOWN

City attorney to receive 'Access to Justice' award

After City Attorney Gary Baum of Palo Alto is done with city claims, lawsuits, legal policies and meetings, he volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Duane Linden, on Oct 4, 2009 at 11:49 am | 9 comments | 2017 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

All high-speed rail options still on the table for Palo Alto

When the high-speed rail line comes through Palo Alto at speeds of 125 mph, the trains could run at-grade, completely underground...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by SMART Observer, on Oct 4, 2009 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 1821 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Palo Alto labor negotiations set for Oct. 6

Despite a rise in bad feelings between Palo Alto's largest labor union and the City of Palo Alto, city officials and the...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kerry, on Oct 4, 2009 at 9:22 am | 39 comments | 2619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto managers talk of joining Teamsters

Seeking a greater voice in negotiations with the city, Palo Alto's 242 management employees are considering joining the International...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by reality, on Oct 4, 2009 at 8:08 am | 53 comments | 3427 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Panhandler Victor Frost arrested for shouting racial epithets

Victor Frost, a local panhandler who is running for City Council, was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly shouting racial...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by disco davis, on Oct 4, 2009 at 2:38 am | 55 comments | 2456 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto gun buy-back nets dozens

Sparked by the tragic death of a toddler accidentally shot by his 12-year-old cousin on Jan. 7, East Palo Alto Police and...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Oct 4, 2009 at 1:05 am | 2 comments | 2385 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opening doors to the City Council?

Fourteen candidates -- four lawyers, two Realtors, two school volunteers, three consultants, a retired property manager,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Oct 3, 2009 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 2275 Views

SPORTS

Gunn rushes to a big 41-7 football victory in opener

The Gunn football team is on a two-game winning streak, its first since 2003, following a big 41-7 thumping of visiting Lynbrook...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Junior Sakalia, on Oct 3, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 2516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's Wrong With The City's Plan For Tree Replacement? - Citizens' Discussion and Decision at 10/3 Cal Ave Farmers' Market

Come to the Citizen's Discussion, Brainstorm, and Decision Meeting Noon Tomorrow, Sunday, October 5, California Avenue Farmer's...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Noel, on Oct 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 1657 Views
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