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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 | 1623 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man gets 13 years for firing into Menlo Park home

A man accused of using a semi-automatic, 9 millimeter handgun in 2007 to fire several bullets into a Menlo Park home was...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by rogue.edu, on Jan 28, 2010 at 5:39 am | 6 comments | 1623 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain conductor arrested for alleged misconduct

A Caltrain conductor has been arrested for two incidents of alleged misconduct with female train passengers, authorities...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joyce, on Jan 17, 2011 at 6:34 pm | 6 comments | 1623 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto robber pleads guilty, gets five years

A man responsible for two brazen street robberies that terrorized Palo Alto residents beginning in September 2010 pleaded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by ooohhhhhh, on May 28, 2011 at 7:22 am | 15 comments | 1623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"CLEAR, HOLD, BUILD"

Our president appears to be developing a surge strategy in Afghanistan, one with some teeth. This is based on the notion...

Original post made by Gary on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 1, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 13 comments | 1623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Woodside Road

A 27-year-old San Francisco man was killed Friday on Woodside Road when his motorcycle collided with a car heading out of...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 1623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan John Berwald dies; Mass scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday

John Joseph Berwald, a Palo Alto resident for 55 years, former Palo Alto City Council member and Standard Oil administrator,...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Solly, on Feb 16, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 1623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Contractor charged with six felonies

A building contractor is due in court Dec. 20 to enter a plea on felony grand theft and other charges stemming from work...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by homeless, on Dec 11, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 5 comments | 1623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rip away the veil!

It is time to dump the farce of secret labor negotiations and conduct public business in public. "Is this your last best...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by air that laundry, on Sep 20, 2009 at 11:17 am | 3 comments | 1622 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford conservation plan comes up for review

Please attend the review meetings (dates and locations below) and submit your comments. Now that Stanford's proposed plan...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1622 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

President Barack Obama cancels Palo Alto visit

President Barack Obama was expected to attend a fundraiser and roundtable discussion with the Asian American and Pacific...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by St Francis, on May 23, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 33 comments | 1622 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot's fate now in jury's hands

Depending on which attorney the jury believes, the case against Bulos Zumot is either a clear example of a toxic relationship...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by getitstraight, on Feb 9, 2011 at 12:54 am | 5 comments | 1622 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Building-code call turns up sex-assault fugitive

A man who evaded police for more than seven years after he was convicted of sexual assault in San Mateo County was arrested...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Building Code Watcher, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 12 comments | 1622 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook files for $5 billion IPO

Facebook Inc. of Menlo Park filed for an initial public offering of $5 billion Wednesday, according to the SEC. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by susie, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 21 comments | 1622 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly launches community membership campaign

The Palo Alto Weekly has launched a campaign to secure a healthy future by asking readers to begin paying for a portion of...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by anciana, on Jun 24, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 6 comments | 1621 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police investigating assaults at or near Paly

Two possible sexual crimes against young people at or near the Palo Alto High School campus are under investigation by Palo...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by fan, on May 26, 2012 at 7:13 am | 17 comments | 1621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools and rain! (and middle schools too)

What do the schools do with wet jackets and umbrellas on wet days? My high schooler and middle schooler won't take jackets...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 15, 2012 at 12:35 am | 7 comments | 1621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rejection: How to profit from life's setbacks

Some of Stanford University's high-profile professors, alumni and students are sharing their personal memories of failure...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 14, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 9 comments | 1621 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ann Ravel joins U.S. justice department

More than 400 attorneys and colleagues of Santa Clara County Counsel Ann Ravel gathered Thursday evening at a reception to...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by stefan calhoun, on Aug 30, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1621 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo on Arizona shooting

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo condemned the polemics in today's politics, which she said has contributed to a climate of violence...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 17, 2011 at 6:36 am | 14 comments | 1621 Views
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