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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Socialist Korea

The fact that the missle test from socialist Korea failed is no surprise. The surprisng thing is that the socialists actually...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 16, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 25 comments | 1279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Governments need to take a pledge

Faced with dropping revenues and unsustainable employee pay and retirement costs local governments need to act NOW. While...

Original post made by petercarp on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Feb 21, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 1279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter on Russian Ridge

A cross-country skier takes to the snow at Russian Ridge Sunday morning. The rare snowfall blanketed the Santa Cruz Mountains...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by snow job, on Feb 21, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 1279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to celebrate fixes to dangerous intersection

One of Palo Alto's busiest and most dangerous crossings got a little safer this week when the construction workers completed...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Oct 13, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 23 comments | 1279 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sandas resigns as Chamber of Commerce CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce is searching for a new leader after CEO Paula Sandas announced her plan to step down at...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 3, 2011 at 3:54 pm | 7 comments | 1278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman, 78, dies in car crash on Foothill in Palo Alto

A 78-year-old Mountain View woman died Wednesday afternoon after the Toyota Camry she was driving collided with a tree on...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 15, 2011 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 1278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Vote no on Measure E

Measure E undedicates 10 prime acres (eight football fields) of Byxbee Park to construct a huge anaerobic digester (AD)....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 18, 2011 at 9:23 am | 19 comments | 1278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

you thought the Chinese were driving up Palo Alto home prices?

Palo Alto Online recently ran questionable stories claiming that Chinese home buyers were driving up Palo Alto home prices....

Original post made by resident on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by boscoli, on Oct 12, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 17 comments | 1278 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins fourth straight NorCal tennis title

Despite missing a trio of players, including No. 1 singles player Andrew Ball, the Menlo School boys' tennis team captured...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by GWP, on May 22, 2012 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1278 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

49ers to Santa Clara?

Is it likely to occur? It seems like it would be a nightmare on 101. And would Great America have to close? How can we stop...

Original post made by NIMBY on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bruce, on Mar 28, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 14 comments | 1278 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain workers raise $12K for suicide prevention

A team of San Mateo County Transit District employees who manage Caltrain have raised nearly $12,000 to help prevent suicides. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Jun 28, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 9 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto planners approve big foothills home

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the Foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 26, 2010 at 3:12 am | 7 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kishimoto gets 2-year term on open-space board

Former Palo Alto mayor Yoriko Kishimoto was appointed to a two-year term on the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District's...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Want to know, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:24 am | 10 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Serial bank robber hits banks in Los Altos, Sunnyvale

A man who robbed two U.S. Bank branches within 20 minutes of each other on Monday is a serial bank robber who has struck...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 8 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Brown issues order to help reduce gas prices

The California Air Resources Board announced Sunday evening that it is easing certain restrictions on gasoline production...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 10 comments | 1278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bill for Maybell election could top $600,000

An election for Palo Alto's recently approved housing development on Maybell Avenue would cost the city more than $600,000...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by BP resident, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 51 comments | 1277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund application deadline is today

Today (Jan. 7) is the deadline for organizations to submit grant applications for the Palo Alto Weekly's annual Holiday Fund....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by C. Davis, on Jan 7, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the SAT a good measure of College Readiness

I am interested in asking parents of recent PAUSD grads about how they feel about this in light of this report http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/is-the-sat-a-good-measure-of-colleg...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 8, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 1277 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters

<B>Caltrain vs. traffic Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14475 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Robin Lucas, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 2 comments | 1277 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Robber stops at Starbucks, gets nabbed

Mountain View police arrested a man Friday just a few blocks from the bank they allege he had robbed about a half hour earlier. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by scot, on Jun 20, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 9 comments | 1277 Views
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