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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Deconstructing NIMBYISM

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Original post made by Jeremy Loski on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by neutrino, on Sep 3, 2008 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 2172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford has record number of applicants

Stanford University has offered admission to 2,300 high school students from around the world -- just 7.2 percent of those...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by hey, danny, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 2172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bringing a new culture to hospital care

Kate Meyer wasn't given much time when her 13-year-old son, Clayton Hagy, was diagnosed in 2008 with biophenotypic leukemia....

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by catkady12, on May 30, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 2172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Dance Canceled?

Why would Mitchell Park cancel the dance that was scheduled for Friday at the drop? I know lots of kids that were planning...

Original post made by Midtown Mom on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 27, 2009 at 11:17 am | 16 comments | 2172 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested in Palo Alto for having burglary tools

Two men who were spotted climbing a fence on Oxford Avenue were arrested Sunday, July 8, for possession of burglary tools,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:45 am | 21 comments | 2172 Views

SPORTS

Last-second TD pass lifts Paly football to 13-10 win

The top-seeded Palo Alto football team extended its undefeated season (11-0) for at least another week with a thrilling 13-10...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Robbed, on Nov 26, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 17 comments | 2172 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja, Gunn girls wrap up league golf titles

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== The Gunn and Castilleja girls' golf teams wrapped up their respective division championships...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Oct 19, 2012 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 2172 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Math Model Shows McCain Ahead By As Many As 27 Electoral College Votes

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Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Peter, on Sep 19, 2008 at 1:00 pm | 14 comments | 2172 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park resident appeals BevMo approval

Beverages & More won a battle in the years-long fight to open a Menlo Park store, but will they win the war? After the Planning...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Lets C Now, on Sep 10, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 2 comments | 2172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction along Page Mill west of Foothill?

Looks like some major path/sidewalk/trail being constructed along the south side of Page Mill, extending out to Deer Creek,...

Original post made by TrailTracker on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by TrailTracker, on Jul 15, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 2172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to reduce funding for Senior Games

Faced with a looming budget shortfall, the City of Palo Alto plans to trim its contributions to the Senior Games by about...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 28, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 13 comments | 2171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Palo Alto needs new 2010 priorities

With one exception, every member of the Palo Alto City Council who will convene Saturday for a day-long retreat has served...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 31, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 2171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail CEO grilled over 'trust' issues

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has failed to honor its earlier promises and is quickly losing the public's and...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by ODB, on Nov 7, 2010 at 6:02 pm | 13 comments | 2171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto test score trends analyzed

Palo Alto's elementary and middle school students are making progress in closing the achievement gap, with students of all...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 15, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 18 comments | 2171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: High-speed rail, with or without a tunnel, will dig us deeper into debt

Like many of you, I read the newspapers and listen to the news on TV. The state of California is in a major fiscal crisis....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by morris brown, on Jun 21, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 2171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto woman sees hope in federal health law

Sosepa Tonga recalled the day last year when she went to a free clinic in Menlo Park seeking medical care. A new immigrant,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 17, 2012 at 6:00 pm | 20 comments | 2171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review of Stanford projects falls behind

Palo Alto's review of Stanford's proposed 1.3 million square-foot expansion of its medical facilities has fallen behind schedule...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Longtime Stanford Watcher, on Jun 22, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 2171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business group drops plan for sales-tax hike

An effort by a Silicon Valley businesses to place a tax measure for transportation projects on the November ballot skidded...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Be a Real Leader, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 2171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn building threatened by budget cuts

A planned, new industrial arts building at Gunn High School may be delayed because of cuts in the state budget, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 26, 2009 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 2170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Average' Palo Alto students rank high statewide

"Average" students in Palo Alto may be smarter than they think: They are competing in a "rarefied" atmosphere laden with...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by anonmous, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 2170 Views
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