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AROUND TOWN

Palo Altans protest at Bank of America

Outraged over job losses and corporate and bank bailouts, more than 200 protesters lined El Camino Real near Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Oct 16, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 99 comments | 8589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Close encounter with cougars

Warren Storkman, 89, has had a lifetime of adventure, traveling to remote corners of the world on treks to some of the world's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Thorstein Veblen, on Jun 25, 2016 at 10:01 am | 9 comments | 8589 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto considers legal options against Caltrain

Weeks after learning about Caltrain's plan to seek an exemption from California's environmental law for its proposed electrification...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by southbayresident, on Jan 28, 2015 at 8:54 pm | 58 comments | 8585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's parking-permit program gets a green light

Responding to years of complaints about downtown's residential streets transforming into parking lots for employees, Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 15, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 39 comments | 8584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents catch city wasting water

One day after the City of Palo Alto adopted water-use restrictions for businesses and residents, mushrooms growing in city...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Aug 9, 2014 at 3:54 am | 36 comments | 8583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Garbage cans causing blight to neighborhoods

I know this is a rant, but I am getting very fed up with the fact that no matter what day of the week or what time of day...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by PreyedUpon, on May 15, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 92 comments | 8583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to tighten parking requirements downtown

When Palo Alto officials decided to ease the parking rules for downtown developers nearly three decades ago, they did not...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by jm, on Oct 15, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 16 comments | 8582 Views

BOOKS

Join Palo Alto Reads -- "Funny in Farsi"

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Original post made by Palo Alto City Librarians on Sep. 26, 2006
Last comment by Marianne, on Nov 20, 2006 at 3:51 pm | 18 comments | 8578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

do you know where your teen is at 3 am?

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Original post made by concerned on Jul. 20, 2006
Last comment by lovng PA parent, on Sep 19, 2007 at 11:38 am | 8 comments | 8577 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Credit Union accidentally releases member data

Stanford Credit Union informed 18,000 members this week that their personal information was accidentally sent to another...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Sandra, on Aug 26, 2014 at 9:50 am | 11 comments | 8573 Views

SPORTS

Where to watch world the World Cup games?

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Original post made by Kirstin on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by Jon Mariano, on Jun 19, 2006 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 8573 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

An experiment in aging gracefully, in place

It's one thing to say you intend to age gracefully in your own home and avoid institutionalized care -- and something else...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Voice in the Wilderness, on Jan 26, 2016 at 7:22 pm | 6 comments | 8570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Time out' proposed for disputed zoning rule

Bowing down to intense community pressure and years of criticism from land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto officials have announced...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by What's a time out?, on Feb 1, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 16 comments | 8569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto may take stance against Prop. 13

Palo Alto officials may soon join their counterparts in Berkeley, Oakland and Burlingame tonight in taking a formal stance...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by boscoli, on Aug 12, 2014 at 6:47 am | 82 comments | 8567 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shot by Menlo Park police during pursuit identified

Jerry Lee Matheny, 52, has been identified by the county coroner's office as the man who was shot and killed by Menlo Park...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 13, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 8 comments | 8565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Prefab homes ?

Hello folks, I'm investigating the idea of using a prefabricated build for my new home in Palo Alto, instead of the conventional...

Original post made by MidtownRemodeler on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by MidtownRemodeler, on Feb 18, 2010 at 9:34 am | 5 comments | 8563 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Un-fare competition?

If you ask Bikram Singh what's happened to most of his taxi cabs, he'll take out his phone and show you photos of the "Monster...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Kelly, on Nov 3, 2016 at 5:33 pm | 17 comments | 8562 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto cheers for Sanders, votes for Clinton

When the ballots from local precincts were counted Tuesday night, it became clear that, for all the buzz generated by Bernie...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 10, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 9 comments | 8562 Views

MOVIES

9-11 Press for Truth Premieres at Spangenberg Oct 27th

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Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Oct. 12, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Nov 12, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 8562 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic-fighting nonprofit struggles to lessen congestion

Two years after Palo Alto jump-started a new nonprofit charged with reducing traffic congestion and offering other commuting...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jan 7, 2017 at 4:38 am | 25 comments | 8560 Views
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