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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Flood-protection delay continues threat of a 'mini-New Orleans' calamity

Seemingly endless delays in approval of a $37.5 million flood-control project for the San Francisquito Creek may at last...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Well, then, on Dec 4, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 11 comments | 5978 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist struck, injured in College Terrace

A bicyclist was injured after he was hit by a pickup truck while riding across El Camino Real in Palo Alto's College Terrace...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Terry Morse, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:57 am | 64 comments | 5978 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men wanted after armed robbery at Fry's

Palo Alto police are looking for two men who they say committed armed robbery at Fry's Electronics on Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Walter, on Jan 29, 2015 at 7:31 pm | 9 comments | 5973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uncertainties mount for struggling Caltrain

Facing the looming possibility that Caltrain could go bankrupt if other means of financing are not found, Friends of Caltrain...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 30, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 48 comments | 5973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School wellness center to consolidate all student services, except one

A plan to build a comprehensive wellness center at Gunn High School has evolved, with the most recent design moving the college...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by make it easy, on Dec 20, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 5972 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Criminal locations

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Original post made by John on Sep. 19, 2006
Last comment by Duveneck/St.Francis, on Sep 25, 2006 at 2:38 pm | 4 comments | 5971 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents complain about geese invasion at Mitchell Park

Honking and flapping, flocks of Canada geese fly each morning over Ken Allen's house in Adobe Meadow. But rather than go...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Oct 3, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 65 comments | 5967 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto's bicycle pioneer Ellen Fletcher dies

Ellen Fletcher, a former Palo Alto City Councilwoman who spearheaded the city's transformation into a nationally recognized...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Joe Breeze, on Mar 1, 2014 at 10:56 am | 24 comments | 5966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill development clears final hurdle

The sizzling construction climate around California Avenue turned even hotter Tuesday morning when the City Council narrowly...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jul 6, 2015 at 12:43 am | 48 comments | 5965 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto welcomes new urban forester Walter Passmore

Nine weeks into his new position as Palo Alto's first city urban forester, Walter Passmore eschewed a stuffy City Hall office...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arborpower, on Jul 30, 2012 at 9:24 pm | 42 comments | 5964 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tech 'startup for good' marks 10 years

Palo Alto engineer Jim Fruchterman felt like he was violating an unwritten Silicon Valley code two decades ago when he ditched...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by local "starving" social "artist", on Mar 26, 2012 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 5963 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves revamp of former Facebook campus

Blocks of concrete will make way for waves of glass at the former Facebook headquarters at Stanford Research Park under an...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 14, 2016 at 11:47 am | 24 comments | 5962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is there so much wrong-way parking?

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Original post made by Daniel B. on Sep. 3, 2006
Last comment by People who Need People, on Apr 25, 2008 at 1:15 am | 17 comments | 5962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district legal fees, contracts up for review

Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee is proposing to bring legal expertise in-house with the hiring of a general counsel for...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by Soberman, on Sep 23, 2015 at 6:26 am | 32 comments | 5961 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:58 am | 59 comments | 5959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: A romance in black and white

Eighty-year-old Henry Ford sat in the dining room of his Palo Alto home and recalled the day he met Rochelle, his wife of...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Dale , on Sep 20, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 13 comments | 5959 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fact-Based Decision-Making at Alma Plaza

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Original post made by Karen White on Mar. 23, 2007
Last comment by Not so fast, on Apr 2, 2007 at 6:16 am | 27 comments | 5958 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

EIR raises concerns about city's future

Earlier this month, Palo Alto unveiled a draft environmental study of various strategies for city growth. The 837-page state-mandated...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 44 comments | 5958 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Violent crime rate in East Palo Alto plunges

After decades of negative press, East Palo Alto's violent crime rate has plunged by 64 percent in one year, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Oct 14, 2015 at 2:10 am | 14 comments | 5958 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Worker killed, another injured when driver veers off U.S. 101

A highway worker was killed and another injured when a driver veered off U.S. 101 in Redwood City on Tuesday morning (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by local, on Aug 7, 2014 at 7:14 am | 8 comments | 5957 Views
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