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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A late-night blunder on Downtown Library

The ill-considered action by the Palo Alto City Council, at about 12:40 a.m. Tuesday, to reverse direction on redesigning...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Charleston neighbor, on Sep 18, 2009 at 7:15 pm | 10 comments | 1640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City leaders propose neighborhood-liaison program

Seeking to better understand what Palo Alto's neighborhoods need, four members of the City Council hope to appoint a staff...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Counterclockwise, on Mar 1, 2015 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 1640 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No injuries in rollover crashes in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating the cause of a rollover crash shortly about 5:20 p.m. today (Nov. 15) that left an older...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by confused, on Nov 17, 2010 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 1640 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo man arrested in alleged home drug deal

A Menlo Park man was arrested Monday at his home on Terminal Avenue for possession and sales of marijuana and committing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1640 Views

AROUND TOWN

JJ&F: A sad farewell and an object lesson

The impending closure of the JJ&F Food Store in central Palo Alto's College Terrace/California Avenue area marks a sad departure...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Dec 5, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 1640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narrow sidewalks

Unlike many people who post here, I have no objection to 3-5 story buildings in the built-up areas around town. But, many...

Original post made by Anon on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Shirley Pringle Hensley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 1640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Counties urge H1N1 vaccination as third wave looms

County public health officials are asking residents to get vaccinated against H1N1 flu as soon as possible as a third wave...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Polly Wanacraker, on Feb 16, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 7 comments | 1639 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto backs Gilroy against water district

Palo Alto and Gilroy don't seem like natural bedfellows, but the two cities are now united in opposition against a redistricting...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Gus, on May 12, 2010 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1639 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bikes as an IQ Test

Clearly many bikers don't know how to read. "Stop" means stop for all vehicles on Bryant St., including people riding bikes....

Original post made by Moochie on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Moochie, on Aug 20, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 43 comments | 1639 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Western snowy plover gets local baylands protection

A threatened pocket-sized shorebird will have 89 acres of its critical habitat protected in the baylands near Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by darloss, on Jun 29, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 1639 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Bowl destruction plan on schedule Nov. 18 at 6 p.m.

Are those opposed to the demolition of the only bowling alley for miles around planning to attend this hearing of the Planning...

Original post made by Nomorecondos on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by What city council, on Nov 15, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 4 comments | 1638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to ponder its lobbying priorities

Faced with pressure to build more housing, improve flood protection and plan for high-speed rail, Palo Alto officials will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 11 comments | 1638 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

French Workers Threaten to Blow up Nortel Networks

Workers at the French arm of telecommunications manufacturer Nortel Networks Corp. have threatened to blow up their factory...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Life in the Fast Lane, on Jul 18, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 1638 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Haiti history

The UN occupation can be extremely unpopular. This was sent in after Aristide was removed by a plot essentially by the US,...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Norm, on Jan 15, 2010 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1638 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Jose Bike Party coming to Palo Alto

Anyone who didn't see the sea of bikes pass through south Palo Alto last September will have another chance. The San Jose...

Original post made by qq on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Early-morning armed robbery hits Stanford

An armed robbery occurred at 12:20 a.m. Thursday on the corner of Palm and Palo drives, according to Stanford University's...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jug, on Jul 21, 2013 at 11:33 am | 11 comments | 1638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SIDEWALK REPAIR

About 12 years ago the City came out and “patched” small sections of the sidewalk by my house at the corner of Lincoln...

Original post made by KEN on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Senor Blogger, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 1637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Mic

Last night the Palo Alto Children's Theater Teens Art Council hosted their first All High School Open Mic event at the Lucie...

Original post made by First Teen Arts Council Open Mic on Feb. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Sal Khan

Sal Khan, founder of the Mountain View-based Khan Academy, is revolutionizing education, one 10 minute YouTube video at a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 27, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 1637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Researcher: Math anxiety changes children's brains

Brains function differently in children who have math anxiety than those who don't, Stanford University researchers have...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by cautious, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:47 am | 7 comments | 1637 Views
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