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Frost in court to challenge Palo Alto sit/lie law

Palo Alto panhandler Victor Frost's challenge to the City of Palo Alto's sit/lie ordinance will be argued in court Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Robert Norse, on Jan 17, 2010 at 9:58 pm | 20 comments | 4549 Views


Pilot had plenty of experience, friends say

Doug Bourn, 56, is being described as a "very thorough pilot" who had thousands of hours of flight experience, according...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by IknowSpecualtionStinksBut, on Feb 19, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 20 comments | 7383 Views


City wins electric-car charging station funds

Six new electric-car charging stations will be installed in the Palo Alto City Hall parking garage as part of a pilot program...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 6, 2010 at 8:26 am | 20 comments | 5125 Views


Investing in Palo Alto K-9s

Three Palo Alto police dogs were presented with canine bulletproof vests during the police department's promotion ceremony...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 17, 2010 at 6:08 pm | 20 comments | 8403 Views


Palo Alto to appoint task force for rail outreach

Five neighborhood leaders, four business representatives, an environmentalist, a member of Canopy, a bicyclist, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by TwoHundredThousand$, on Aug 8, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 20 comments | 5938 Views


Fearful residents press city for emergency alerts

How often is too often to be notified of crime happening in one's neighborhood? In the wake of a string of armed robberies...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by danger to society, on Jan 17, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 20 comments | 5876 Views


New rail plan wins praise from Palo Alto officials

One day after he unveiled a new vision for high-speed rail, state Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) earned praise from Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Stewart Copeland, on Apr 26, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 20 comments | 5562 Views


Stanford trail set to open

A long-awaited trail that runs south of Page Mill Road and Foothill Expressway through the foothills could be open to the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joe McAuliffe, on May 24, 2011 at 11:10 pm | 20 comments | 8325 Views


Palo Alto's airport takeover delayed until 2013

Palo Alto's plan to take over operation of Palo Alto Airport has fallen behind schedule because of vacancies and turnover...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by baumgrenze, on Aug 1, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 20 comments | 4809 Views


Palo Alto extends Arastradero re-striping trial

Palo Alto's most divisive traffic-calming project will be in place at least until next summer, the City Council decided Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Aug 5, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 20 comments | 4443 Views


Final strike for Palo Alto Bowl

The closure of Palo Alto Bowl -- set to be replaced by 26 townhouses and a brand-name hotel -- leaves Palo Alto without a...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Sep 28, 2011 at 11:10 am | 20 comments | 16191 Views


Egg Wars?

Did Paly students have their egg wars at Mitchell Park last night? If so, I have seen nothing online about it....

Original post made by Jennifer on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by local gurl, on Oct 31, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 20 comments | 5909 Views


Palo Alto eyes changes to recycling program

After years of dwindling usage and shrinking space, Palo Alto's recycling center will shutter for good in February -- the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Nov 2, 2011 at 6:33 pm | 20 comments | 4884 Views


Palo Alto bids farewell to 'Downtown' Sandra Brown

After nearly a quarter century of patrolling the streets, testifying at trials, and counseling students, "Downtown" Sandra...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Tony Ciampi, on Dec 15, 2011 at 7:53 pm | 20 comments | 10634 Views


One solution to Palo Alto's budget problems.

What really, really, really bugs me is that Palo Alto residents spend so much money outside Palo Alto and that sales tax...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 6, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 20 comments | 4194 Views


Ross Road improvement OK'd by council

A long-awaited traffic signal that is key to the future Ross Road Bicycle Boulevard received the green light by the Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bright Side, on Apr 24, 2012 at 9:54 am | 20 comments | 6936 Views


Palo Alto orders analysis of CPI's toxic risk

Faced with protests from Barron Park residents over toxic materials at a nearby plating shop, Palo Alto officials on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Apr 26, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 20 comments | 9410 Views


Mountain View officially switches animal services

A group hoping to save Palo Alto's animal shelter swayed only one member of the Mountain View City Council Tuesday in an...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by marrol, on May 10, 2012 at 8:23 pm | 20 comments | 9610 Views


Editorial: Bike bridge -- good idea, bad execution

Without any prior discussion with Stanford University officials and on just a few days notice, County Supervisor (and candidate...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Stanford is NOT your friend, on Jun 5, 2012 at 5:35 pm | 20 comments | 6505 Views


Palo Alto mulls revisions to cell tower policies

Seeking to improve porous cell-phone coverage and meet a growing demand for wireless service, Palo Alto officials will consider...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by No Hypocrisy Here, on Jul 2, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 20 comments | 6418 Views
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