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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Chamber celebrates its past, future

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 100-year history and take stock of its future at the headquarters of...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Maura McNulty, on Oct 15, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where can I find diet choclate soda?

This was a big fad a few years ago. Now I'm on a diet and I can't find it anywhere, except mail order, where it comes out...

Original post made by on a diet on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 28, 2009 at 9:24 am | 11 comments | 1890 Views

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Whole Foods Increases Price of Smoothies 30%

Whole Foods just increased the price of fruit smoothies from $4.25 to $5.50! Yikes, that's an almost 30% jump. Where else...

Original post made by Member on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Oct 11, 2010 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 1890 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High Speed Rail Meeting

I received a card from the HSR Authority today (Jan 14, 2009). They are seeking public input as they create the EIR//EIS. Follow...

Original post made by Gary H. on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 16, 2009 at 1:58 am | 3 comments | 1889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council tackles weaker survey results

Focusing on the weaker areas of Palo Alto rather than its strong points, the City Council Monday night wrestled with how...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by CHinCider, on Jan 29, 2010 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 1889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Briones House makes '11 Most Endangered' list

Palo Alto's oldest structure, the 1844 adobe home of Juana Briones, was named today to the National Trust for Historic Preservation's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by elizabeth meub, on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 1889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fire destroys three portable buildings at Beechwood School

Firefighters were still at work this morning trying to extinguish hidden pockets of fire that remain from a structure fire...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sheina Curtis, on Sep 13, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An old-fashioned, face-to-face student summer exchange

This year, Gunn High School sophomore Katie Russell and Oaxaca 15-year-old Sofi Morales Calvo are the sole participants in...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by Chris Logan, on Jul 29, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 1889 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone else had power outage?

We just had all our electricity go out with a strange noise......experienced total darkness for a few seconds, and then everything...

Original post made by Sw on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by city says, on Feb 25, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 14 comments | 1889 Views

SPORTS

Stanford records a football victory for the ages

==BI Cardinal No. 7 in AP poll, No. 6 in BCS== With the spotlight of a national television audience and the prospects...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bob Aulgur, on Nov 8, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1889 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Could Obama Be Just Too Awesome?

The article below addresses an emerging issue of great concern: Obama may actually be too awesome for our own good. http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/could-obama-be-just-too-awesome/ ...

Original post made by Jarred on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 16, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 14 comments | 1889 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Sky is Falling AGAIN!!! This time, in the financial market!!!

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20100417/D9F4QH4O0.html Quick, we have to give more power to the Feds over us to "protect"...

Original post made by The Sky is Falling! on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by The Sky is Falling!, on Apr 18, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1889 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Western snowy plover gets local baylands protection

A threatened pocket-sized shorebird will have 89 acres of its critical habitat protected in the baylands near Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by darloss, on Jun 29, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 1889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Join the Fight to Save Palo Alto Bowl!!

Hi you all, Care about the Palo Alto Bowl? Sick and tired of a handful of elderly people deciding the fate of your city...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 18, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 19 comments | 1889 Views

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Palo Alto Story Project: Ron Kane

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1889 Views

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Tense labor talks continue in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's largest labor union continued its tense negotiations with the City of Palo Alto this week, with both sides saying...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by full disclosure, on Sep 19, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments | 1889 Views

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Palo Alto to boost outreach on tree removal

Seeking to avoid the embarrassment of Sept. 14 -- when workers removed 63 trees on California Avenue without first alerting...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by arborealman, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 16 comments | 1889 Views

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Cohousing community taking shape in Mountain View

Designing one's dream home is a lengthy process when 13 families have to agree on everything. So how does the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jillian Brooks, on Oct 19, 2011 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SLAC to get $68.3M in federal recovery funds

The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) will receive $68.3 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 24, 2009 at 2:32 am | 2 comments | 1888 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto expands utilities commission

A Palo Alto commission that helps oversee the city's Utilities Department will soon have more members and, possibly, a more...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 7, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1888 Views
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