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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto plans major layoffs, program cuts

The City of Palo Alto is planning to lay off dozens of workers, institute fees for visitors to its open-space preserves and...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Apr 13, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 97 comments | 3664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prop 13: The elephant is finally in the room

Calling California's tax system "broken," the head of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation called this week for a re-examination...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by loopholes, on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:41 am | 97 comments | 2860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Discount grocer to open shop at Alma Village

Grocery Outlet, a chain specializing in extreme bargains, will take over the Alma Village supermarket that has been vacant...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Hungry, on Nov 12, 2013 at 10:28 am | 97 comments | 4550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Yet another dog attack

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Original post made by DogLover on Dec. 8, 2006
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 3, 2007 at 3:31 pm | 96 comments | 8217 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed rail routes from San Jose to San Francisco

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Original post made by Rick on Dec. 21, 2007
Last comment by interesting read...., on Nov 19, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 96 comments | 5692 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Canopy reacts to axing of California Ave. trees

Palo Alto's tree stewards, Canopy, the nonprofit that has worked to maintain and expand the city's urban forest by planting...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Will, on Sep 27, 2009 at 12:22 am | 96 comments | 3949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students plan peaceful protest to 'hate minister'

Nearly 1,500 students plan a "peaceful protest" against an anti-gay, anti-Semitic activist who has announced his group will...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Megan Swezey Fogarty, on Jan 29, 2010 at 8:50 am | 96 comments | 38932 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council trio rips firefighters' petition

Three members of the City Council are urging Palo Alto voters to refrain from signing a circulating petition that would make...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Andrea, on May 1, 2010 at 6:39 pm | 96 comments | 3030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto fires back at fire union president

A heated dispute between the City of Palo Alto and its firefighters' union -- even before the two sides sit down to negotiate...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jun 1, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 96 comments | 3126 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to close fire station that services SLAC

A Palo Alto fire station that has been providing service to the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory for close to four decades...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by follower2be, on Apr 30, 2012 at 11:02 pm | 96 comments | 2517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A wasteful referendum

Perhaps it was too much to expect the Palo Alto City Council to demonstrate they understood why many neighbors of a proposed...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 20, 2013 at 12:30 pm | 96 comments | 3277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Mercifully, election day cometh

In a community that prides itself on both its intelligence and the ability to debate issues at a high level, the campaign...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Nov 3, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 96 comments | 5960 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A New Year's Resolution to reduce greenhouse gases?

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Original post made by Losing Sleep on Dec. 12, 2006
Last comment by kamOyn, on Aug 24, 2008 at 11:46 pm | 95 comments | 6705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library audit shows they're in bad shape

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Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by quality not quantity, on Jul 9, 2007 at 10:58 pm | 95 comments | 5270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

195 Page Mill project stopped by lawsuit

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Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by Three cheers, on Sep 23, 2007 at 6:52 pm | 95 comments | 4735 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Marchers call for police chief's resignation

Palo Alto Mayor Larry Klein addresses the crowd gathered at Palo Alto's City Hall Sunday to denounce alleged racial profiling...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by reallydisgustednow, on Nov 10, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 95 comments | 2966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Census: Huge spike in Palo Alto's Asian population

Palo Alto's population spiked by almost 10 percent over the past decade, fueled in large part by a growing Asian community,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Aug 22, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 95 comments | 7270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-achievement data indicates room for improvement

Palo Alto Unified's Academic Performance Index (API) score, gathered by the California Department of Education, indicates...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Sep 30, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 95 comments | 3158 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A whole new image for San Antonio corridor

The massive facelift of Mountain View's San Antonio corridor has already begun -- with the first phase of the San Antonio...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 31, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 95 comments | 14572 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Documentary: The Great Global Warming Swindle

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Original post made by Snowman on Mar. 13, 2007
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 11, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 94 comments | 42815 Views
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