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Recycle Trash Bins

I have some concern over the New Bins for garbage, we have a large problem with Raccoons, Skunks and roof rats. I'm concerned...

Original post made by LR on Mar. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1518 Views


Intolerance and bigotry in our Valley

Brendan Eich, of Mozilla, was savaged by the gay mafia. He doesn't agree with gay marriage, like most California voters,...

Original post made by Sean on Apr. 5, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 5, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1517 Views


Real Parking Issues

Now that all day parking near downtown has gotten much harder, it is time to address the parking needs of occasional all...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 9 comments | 1515 Views


Where does the paper bag charge go?

Due to a momentary lack of foresight (leaving bags at home) on a recent rainy day I was forced to "purchase" a bag to get...

Original post made by Questioning Mind on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Questioning Mind, on Feb 15, 2017 at 9:33 am | 9 comments | 1512 Views


New Pedestrian Bridge needs suicide barrier

I mentioned it several times on various threads, but any new bridge over 101 needs to have a suicide barrier. This is what...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1512 Views


Power failure July 4, 2015

There is a power failure in Midtown....

Original post made by Hello? on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Jul 4, 2015 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 1511 Views


Collecting Voices for Social Change - Palo Alto Safety Net

Located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Palo Alto is one of the most competitive places in the country. Most students...

Original post made by Maggie Yan and Hua Zheng on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 15, 2016 at 3:05 pm | 3 comments | 1507 Views


Utility Efforts

Nearly 20 years ago, an initiative was passed to move electric utilities in town underground. I had a bad experience in...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Greatly Annoyed, on Sep 14, 2016 at 3:58 pm | 12 comments | 1507 Views


Small Safeway for Edgewood Plaza?

SJ Mercury article on 11/6/16 says Safeway is opening a new small store of 23,200 sqft in Willow Glen area of SJ. Our vacant...

Original post made by Stuart on Nov. 12, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 15, 2016 at 10:38 am | 12 comments | 1506 Views


City Withholding Details of Proposed $1.3 million PAFD Service Cuts; Budget Vote, Tuesday

The proposed Palo Alto city budget, coming before the city council this Tuesday (6/23, 5:30 p.m), calls for a $1.3 million...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 24, 2017 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1503 Views


Why so little use of dog parks?

I often walk by empty dog parks in Palo Alto, though people will be exercising dogs off-leash close by. Why are folks avoiding...

Original post made by Dog park usage on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by Dogs Trespass, on Dec 12, 2017 at 5:16 pm | 10 comments | 1500 Views


Think for Yourself

The weekly just completed their editorials , explaining to residents how they should vote in the coming election. Really,...

Original post made by Make up your own mind on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 1500 Views


Is the power out in South Palo Alto?

Just got a call from someone who works @ the corner of Fabian Wy. & Charleston asking if other areas were experiencing the...

Original post made by David on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 12, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 1499 Views


Hit Hard By Trmp Tax Changes? Whare Are You Doing to Deal With It?

Given the recent tax changes, we probably can no longer afford our home here. If we move somewhere cheap in a few years,...

Original post made by Struggling on Nov. 3, 2018
Last comment by Struggling, on Nov 5, 2018 at 8:33 am | 8 comments | 1498 Views


New Poll: 46% of Millennials want to leave Bay Area

An article in the Mercury News reports on a new poll that suggests 46% of millennials want to leave the Bay Area, see

Original post made by Abitarian on Mar. 30, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1497 Views


U.S. regulators accuse Palantir of bias against Asians

from Reuters: "The U.S. Department...

Original post made by NoMoPa on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Such a surprise, on Sep 28, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 1497 Views


An open letter to Palo Alto City Counicl

CITY COUNCIL NEEDS TO ENFORCE THE CUP Below is text of 1/2 page ad that appeared in todays Palo Alto Weekly Current...

Original post made by Stan Shore on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 25, 2017 at 5:47 pm | 8 comments | 1497 Views


Penalized for saving water

I received notice from city of Palo Alto utilities. Water rates going up. Why? Due to the drought , water usage has dropped...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Salty, on Jun 30, 2015 at 11:56 pm | 5 comments | 1495 Views


ADU Meeting last night

I do not oppose ADU's, but there are problems with Palo Alto's ordinance which were glossed over last night. As the ordinance...

Original post made by pares on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by musical, on May 26, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 13 comments | 1495 Views


Palo Alto office cap slams Planning Commission

When the annual office cap goes into place, it will do so despite the activist Planning Commission which continues to show...

Original post made by Guy_Fawkes on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Yes_Pat_Burt, on Aug 25, 2015 at 9:42 am | 5 comments | 1493 Views
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