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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business tax likely on November ballot for Palo Alto voters

There's a good chance Palo Alto will put a business license tax on the November ballot, Councilman John Barton warned a downtown...

Original post made by JustMe on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by g, on Jan 23, 2009 at 10:51 am | 3 comments | 1875 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Measure E, 'yes' outpaces 'no' in fundraising

The "Yes on Measure E" campaign outpaced the "No on Measure E" campaign in fundraising, according to campaign finance reports...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by Elaine Elbizri, on Nov 6, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 1875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

lighting at the E. Meadow crossing

I stood vigil at the E. Meadow caltrain crossing this evening, part of a community effort to deter suicides. There is some...

Original post made by Jonathan on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 10, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 6 comments | 1875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Punch your kid, go to jail... in Nebraska.

Bizarre, involving a Palo Alto family: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/07/15/BA5P18ODP8.DTL Punched...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 20, 2009 at 1:26 pm | 12 comments | 1875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man fatally struck by car Thursday identified

A man who was fatally struck by a car while standing near a bus stop in Mountain View Thursday morning, June 21, has been...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by josh, on Jun 29, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 4 comments | 1875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest East Palo Alto man for cocaine possession

Drug enforcement units from Menlo Park and East Palo Alto police departments arrested a man in East Palo Alto on March 18,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by epa resident , on Apr 4, 2013 at 3:39 am | 7 comments | 1875 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CIA IG says no proof torture worked

This article provides a revealing look at the questionable outcomes from the torture regime. The CIA's Inspector General...

Original post made by VoxPop on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 6 comments | 1875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Rotary Club of Mountain View Crab Feed Fundraiser

All you can eat Fresh Dungeness Crab Also featuring: - Field Greens & Gorgonzola Cheese with Vinaigrette Dressing -...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1875 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAFD Maps Part Deux

As a medic truck is frantically trying to locate Blair Court, a 90yo stroke victim goes from conscious and breathing to not...

Original post made by qq on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:08 pm | 4 comments | 1874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Crucial' grant helps teen 'Safe Ride' program

A $5,000 grant to assure continuance a life-saving "Safe Ride" program for partying teenagers has been awarded to the American...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Lucas Matze, on Jun 14, 2009 at 9:20 am | 15 comments | 1874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Providing homes for birds and native bees

Native plants can attract bees to urban gardens Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13924...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by The Honeybee Conservancy, on Sep 24, 2009 at 6:29 am | 1 comment | 1874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto police chief named semi-finalist for Seattle job

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been selected as a semi-finalist for Seattle's police chief job, he announced today....

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by ChiefResident, on May 17, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 1874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Squirrels invade College Terrace fairy houses

Dozens of native California squirrels have made their nests in a Palo Alto neighborhood's "fairy" houses -- much to the dismay...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 6, 2011 at 6:25 pm | 5 comments | 1874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SJ offers students free swine flu shots and PAUSD does not?

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_13493660?source=most_viewed What? We have more time and money to take our students on our...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Another Concerned Parent, on Oct 9, 2009 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 1874 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police use stun gun on heckler

A man from Pennsylvania threatened a comedian with a knife at a Mountain View bar Tuesday night, and was later taken down...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by veterans, on Apr 11, 2011 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 1874 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How about that Obama

From the Oracle of Abu Ghraib, Seymour Hersh comes this new report from Afghanistan. Hersh says, " And Iíll tell you...

Original post made by Ray Griffin on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by of course, on May 15, 2010 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 1874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto rolls out the green carpet

Now in its fifth year, the city of Palo Alto's Greenlight Earth Day Film Festival attracted 54 eco-themed submissions for...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by gunngrad 08, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Road warriors

All nine Bay Area counties took part in "Bike to Work Day" this morning, when hundreds of thousands of commuters shifted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by "encouraging", on May 15, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 9 comments | 1874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Catering to the community

The founders of Ada's Cafe at Mitchell Park Community Center have created a nonprofit eatery that serves everyone. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Rachel Matta, on Jul 11, 2015 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 1874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue trees get the axe

The removal of 50 mature street trees lining the California Avenue business district has some residents, shoppers and merchants...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sleuth, on Sep 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 5 comments | 1873 Views
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