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AROUND TOWN

For some, the Good of PC zoning trumps the Bad and the Ugly

Critics of the "planned community" zone may be quick to cry "Foul" when a proposed public benefit falls short of expectations,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Alabama, on Feb 7, 2009 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 2570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain's survival: Is it high-speed rail or bust?

While Menlo Park and Atherton contest in court the state's decision to run its high-speed-rail system along the Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Insight, on May 2, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 19 comments | 2570 Views

BOOKS

Wild woman writer

How do you know you've arrived as a writer? When Nick Hornby decides to adapt your memoir for the big screen -- and Reese...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Melissa Anderson, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 2570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anna Eshoo Earmarks $2,000,000 in Tax Dollars to Search for Space Aliens

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Original post made by Chris on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 29, 2008 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 2569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure N Must Pass to Bring Library Up-To-Date and Able To Implement Modern Technology

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Original post made by Yes on N for our kids, schools and community on Oct. 5, 2008
Last comment by Close the Branches, on Oct 7, 2008 at 7:01 am | 11 comments | 2569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encore

Ensconced in her family's living room, Starr Johanssen stared peacefully down at the black and white keys that lay silent...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Quincy Delp, on Dec 20, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 1 comment | 2569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Time Mag: "The Education of Sarah Palin"

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Original post made by Gary on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Sep 7, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 45 comments | 2569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vote for Jeff Rosen for district attorney

Santa Clara County District Attorney Dolores Carr has had nearly 3 1/2 years to prove she can effectively manage the sixth...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by dan, on May 11, 2010 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 2569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elisabeth Barragan named Boys & Girls Club 'Youth of the Year'

Elisabeth Barragan's teaching efforts — including teaching English to her parents, math to a younger brother and literacy...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Lailie AD- RWC, on Jan 21, 2009 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 2569 Views

AROUND TOWN

CalPERS ordered to release Page Mill documents

CalPERS must release an eight-inch stack of documents relating to its doomed investment in East Palo Alto apartment complexes...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Larry Smith, on Sep 16, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 8 comments | 2569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents not sold on local rail station

High-speed rail officials seeking to gauge Palo Alto's interest in a local rail station received an unambiguous message from...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:47 am | 27 comments | 2568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto deaths topic of KQED Forum Tuesday

Philippe Rey, executive director of the Palo Alto-based Adolescent Counseling Service, will discuss factors contributing...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Nov 1, 2009 at 6:14 pm | 12 comments | 2568 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sentencing continued in EPA murder case

Sentencing for a 27-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting another man on the victim's 24th birthday was delayed this...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by you dont need to know, on Mar 2, 2009 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 2568 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto boy falls from second-story window

A 7-year-old Palo Alto boy broke his forearm after falling from a second-story window Saturday morning, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Learn From It, on Jun 6, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 2568 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local Judge Lucy Koh nominated to federal court

The Santa Clara County Superior Court judge presiding over panhandler Victor Frost's constitutional challenge to Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 2568 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I will vote for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan

Let me begin by saying that I strongly request the editors to leave this thread open to all responders, anonymous or named,...

Original post made by Jeff on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Sep 29, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 13 comments | 2568 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility Rates to Go UP AGAIN!

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Original post made by Gary on Apr. 22, 2008
Last comment by Retired Homeowner, on Apr 24, 2008 at 6:47 am | 8 comments | 2567 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No way out?

That June night when Vici Kelley finally left her husband started off like many others in their household. It was dinnertime,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by panama, on Nov 2, 2009 at 4:39 pm | 8 comments | 2567 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford investments earned 1 percent last year

Stanford University's primary investment pool achieved returns of 1 percent for the year ending June 30, the university reported...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Gene, on Sep 29, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 2567 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man cited for attack at Cogswell Plaza

A 49-year-old man was cited for assault and battery after he allegedly tore a man's shirt and kicked the victim in the shins...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cagey, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:41 am | 5 comments | 2567 Views
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