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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto website to get facelift -- or makeover

Palo Alto's official website -- a longstanding object of confusion, anger and ridicule in a city that likes to flaunt its...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on May 22, 2009 at 10:14 am | 16 comments | 2491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers 'prevailing wage' experiment

Palo Alto may soon become a laboratory for studying the impacts of union-level wages on local capital projects. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 11, 2010 at 3:20 am | 5 comments | 2491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pets flood local shelter during hard times

As head of Palo Alto Animal Services, Sandi Stadler has a unique perspective on how the recession is hurting Peninsula residents....

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by Robin, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:27 am | 10 comments | 2491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto planners clash over 'private meetings'

A Palo Alto policy that "strongly discourages" private meetings between planning commissioners and project applicants could...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 14, 2010 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 2491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police nab suspect in Saturday's bank robbery

Palo Alto police have made an arrest in connection with Saturday's bank robbery on El Camino Real after tips from two other...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Social Butterfly, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:21 am | 9 comments | 2491 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Professional Panhandling Plague

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Original post made by Observer on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Second Ammendment, on Aug 25, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 2491 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose police make neighborhood a parking lot

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Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by MissUpset!, on Oct 17, 2008 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 2491 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP issues drivers' warning for Halloween

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Original post made on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by Andrew, on Oct 28, 2008 at 1:24 am | 5 comments | 2491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fowler Fouls: Hurricane is God's Favor to Democrats

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Original post made by sam on Aug. 31, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 1, 2008 at 3:40 pm | 15 comments | 2491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin pre-empts state report, clears self in probe

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Original post made by Just When You Think You\'ve Seen It All on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by Sally, on Oct 11, 2008 at 9:22 pm | 44 comments | 2491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor to work for President Obama

Stanford University political science Professor Michael McFaul has been named by President Barack Obama to be his special...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 25, 2009 at 6:34 am | 21 comments | 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are PA News Junkies Out of Luck on Labor Day?

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Original post made by News Junky on Sep. 1, 2008
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Free the Chidren's Theater! Smaller,smarter government needed in PA

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Original post made by solon on Jun. 22, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Jun 22, 2008 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 2490 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, Publisher Bill Johnson, reporter...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 31, 2015 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The School District is Restricting Student Course Choices

For years, science-loving students in Palo Alto have been able to take multiple science courses sophomore year, taking both...

Original post made by Concerned Student on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Wants to Double , on May 7, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 46 comments | 2490 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man shot Sunday night

A 20-year-old East Palo Alto walking down the street was shot and wounded Sunday night by an unidentified man who then fled,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Jan 6, 2009 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 2490 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Fresh Start' program clears criminal records

A Santa Clara County program could help hundreds of residents convicted of certain misdemeanors to have their convictions...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Trent, on Sep 13, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 5 comments | 2490 Views

SPORTS

Giants' World Series trophy rolls through Palo Alto

Scores of San Francisco Giants fans decked out in black and orange descended on Lytton Plaza in Palo Alto Tuesday to catch...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Feb 17, 2011 at 11:27 am | 1 comment | 2490 Views

SPORTS

Stanford survives, but AP Top 25 poll is not impressed

Survival. That's how you win football games on the road in the rain when seemingly everything is stacked against you. There...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Nov 1, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 2490 Views

AROUND TOWN

A tragedy without tears

On opening nights at West Bay Opera, it is customary for José Luis Moscovich, the company's general director, to address...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kristina Anderson, on Oct 23, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 2490 Views
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