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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obamacare to more than double premiums for individual insurance in the Bay Area

Despite recent attempts to portray the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) as a winner for California citizens, regarding premiums,...

Original post made by John on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:25 pm | 14 comments | 1615 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is Putin playing Obama?

Obama has not portrayed strength, in general. Putin seems to be playing him. My concern is that Obama will attempt to grow...

Original post made by John on Mar. 16, 2014
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Mar 17, 2014 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 560 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's not "it's" it's "its."

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Original post made by John on Jul. 17, 2006
Last comment by Frequent Reader, on Jul 18, 2006 at 11:03 am | 5 comments | 4518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scotts Seafood Demolished

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Original post made by John on Sep. 6, 2006
Last comment by RS, on Sep 6, 2006 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 4287 Views

AROUND TOWN

How do we honor veterans and their families here in Palo Alto?

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Original post made by john on Jan. 17, 2008
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Jan 19, 2008 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 2585 Views

AROUND TOWN

No more free side/backyard trash pick up.

So PASCO has decided to do less work for the same money or the same work for more money: http://www.pressbuttongetbacon.com/images/PASCO-notice.jpg Nice,...

Original post made by John on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:26 am | 21 comments | 3643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flooding in Palo Alto: How good is drainage?

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Original post made by John Gale on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 5, 2008 at 11:33 am | 5 comments | 2765 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Creek Cleanup

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Original post made by John Guislin on May. 9, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3764 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PARKING PROGRESS: "The High Cost of Free Parking" by Donald C Shoup

Parking downtown, and neighborhood parking, seems like it needs a fresh look. This book (2011) mentions PALO ALTO many times,...

Original post made by John hackmann on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Right On!, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1366 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"A" for the Palo Alto Police Department; "F" for our abysmal mental health system

My 37 year old son has suffered from severe mental illness for almost 15 years now. Like many others who have similar diagnoses,...

Original post made by John Jacobs on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 10 comments | 2346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Closing of John F. Dahl Plumbing

I read in Saturday's Daily Post that John F. Dahl Plumbing has closed. It was Palo Alto's oldest business, founded 115 years...

Original post made by John K on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Nov 25, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 8 comments | 3577 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dinah's Shack

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Original post made by john Labutski on Apr. 22, 2007
Last comment by Cece Moore, on Jun 3, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 4 comments | 5285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Taking school concerns public seeks to manipulate

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Original post made by John Lents, Principal of Addison, on Oct. 3, 2006
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 6, 2006 at 1:38 pm | 25 comments | 5443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

was the Ashley Todd "mugging" a hoax?

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Original post made by John M on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 27, 2008 at 2:08 am | 52 comments | 2484 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Take the gag off or "DA won't file charges against Weston Healy, Part II"

I am very disappointed in the Editors. You have killed my entertainment. Reading Peter Carpenter's occasionally critical...

Original post made by John Milton on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paradise Lost, on Jun 12, 2010 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 1809 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vietnam POW's Vietnam POW's

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Original post made by John Slater on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by Palin praying to be veep elect, on Nov 4, 2008 at 2:49 pm | 3 comments | 1953 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Punch your kid, go to jail... in Nebraska.

Bizarre, involving a Palo Alto family: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/07/15/BA5P18ODP8.DTL Punched...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 20, 2009 at 1:26 pm | 12 comments | 1782 Views

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Cops out in force on Univ. east of Middlefield

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Original post made by John the Man on May. 10, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on May 11, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Historic bike ride'? How about 'Historic Lack of Planning'?

I don't get it. I've seen this cyclist around town on his hiwheel bike. He tried to cycle across the country but gave it...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by susanMD, on Jul 7, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 5 comments | 1691 Views

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Smith & Hawken closing

This is a bummer: Smith & Hawken is closing down the whole chain of stores, including the one at Stanford Shopping Center. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/inmarin/detail?entr...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2009 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 1705 Views
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