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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents praise changes to Oregon Expressway plans

New plans for Palo Alto's Oregon Expressway call for preserving trees along Middlefield Road and leaving open the possibility...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by biker, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 2194 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for storms, potential outages

The City of Palo Alto Utilities department has organized a 24-hour control center and stand-by crews to help residents weather...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by low tech, on Nov 30, 2012 at 8:33 am | 8 comments | 2194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garbage pile at M-A is 'shock factor' on waste

Menlo-Atherton High School students are dumping trash on the campus' outside-eating area lawn because they think the "shock...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, on Apr 24, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 2194 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Green-vested man robs Luther Savings bank

A man wearing a lime-green reflective vest vaulted over a counter at Luther Burbank Savings in Palo Alto at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by any member, on Aug 28, 2010 at 1:46 am | 10 comments | 2194 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Activity at Stanford 8/15?

Anyone know what was going on when the PAPD pulled over a car in the shopping center parking lot facing El Camino last night?...

Original post made by Gardner on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2194 Views

SPORTS

Paly's football success in 2010 draws attention of '06 state finalist team

The last time Nick Goodspeed walked into the Home Depot Center in Carson, he was wearing a white Palo Alto High football...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mark Stevens, on Dec 17, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 7 comments | 2194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters to the editor

<B>Caring about residents Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/03/21/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 23, 2014 at 4:14 am | 1 comment | 2194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lost in translation

In "Chinglish," David Henry Hwang's comedy about Chinese-American miscommunication, an American CEO discovers the dangers...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Jun 19, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 2194 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto OKs compost-technology task force

Palo Alto leaders remain as split as ever over the city's composting options, but they agreed Monday night to create a new...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 14, 2009 at 8:49 am | 6 comments | 2193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Earth Day events to sprout in Palo Alto through April 22

From zooming electric cars to blooming "green" buildings, Palo Alto's environmentalists have much to smile about these days....

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 2193 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Condoleezza Rice signs $2.5 million book deal

Former U.S. Secretary of State -- and former Stanford University provost -- Condoleeezza Rice has agreed to a three-book...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 23, 2009 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 2193 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Simitian's bill to limit cough-medicine sales to minors advances

Joe Simitian's bid to ban sales of certain cough medicine to minors easily sailed through the state Senate Tuesday afternoon....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Give me back my Adult ability to choose!!!, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:40 am | 11 comments | 2193 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail Authority's Conflict of Interest

Here is an interesting legal opinion about conflicts of interest amongst the leaders of HSR. http://www.calhsr.com/resources/incompatible-offices-conflict-of-interest/ ...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Sep. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2193 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain fails to provide adequate transit for Giants Parade

Trains are crowded today because of the Parade. Caltrain does not provide a service to the Bay Area, the Peninsula, or San...

Original post made by Occasional Caltrain Rider on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Occasional Caltrain rider, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 8 comments | 2193 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by k, on May 25, 2012 at 10:09 am | 20 comments | 2193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monster Ediface Corner Seale/Cowper-Eyesore or Brave New Palo Alto?

I can't help wondering what intentions of the owners and architect can be inferred from this supposedly residential structure...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 11 comments | 2193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facing competition, Midtown merchants band together

When Midtown native Mike Wallau opened up Mike's Cafe in 1995, "Midtown was a blighted area," he said. "I was the first new...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Nov 5, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 5 comments | 2193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla Motors seeks $178M through IPO

Tesla Motors hopes to raise up to $178 million through its highly anticipated initial public offering of stock, the Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 16, 2010 at 11:34 am | 5 comments | 2193 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto man dies in Skyline Blvd. crash

Gonzalo Martinez-Hernandez, 50, of East Palo Alto was found dead Sunday morning in the back seat of a car down an embankment...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Jun 21, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 6 comments | 2193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit: Flaws in Children's Theatre investigation

Lax recordkeeping, careless police work and convoluted relationships between top Palo Alto officials and Children's Theatre...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jun 2, 2009 at 12:57 am | 11 comments | 2192 Views
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