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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA uses zeppelin to scan Bay Area atmosphere

NASA launched its first airborne science mission aboard a zeppelin earlier this week when scientists took off from Moffett...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1716 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Hoover Stanford University Budget Cuts

As an anonymous faculty member I would like to raise the issue of Budget Cuts at Stanford. Firstly I think that the current...

Original post made by Bea on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Agree, on Oct 2, 2009 at 8:07 am | 8 comments | 1716 Views

AROUND TOWN

is Stanford finally going to build the Page Mill Road bike path?

In the year 2000, Stanford University promised to build a bike path giving pedestrians and bicyclists a safe bypass around...

Original post made by Bill on Dec. 4, 2009
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report finds dearth of grocery stores in Palo Alto

Palo Alto may be a regional Mecca for high-end fashion and classy restaurants, but local neighborhoods are suffering from...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on May 15, 2009 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 1715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The rotten apples living in Menlo Park, Palo Alto and Atherton

Please view: Diridon's Rotten Apples comment from the Nov 5th board meeting on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRecXlwFXWA Not...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 11, 2009 at 9:33 am | 4 comments | 1715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto will still publish agendas -- but shorter

Palo Alto will continue to publish City Council agendas in a local newspaper, though these agendas will soon look a little...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 4 comments | 1715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail authority lags in response to auditor's report

Six months after State Auditor Elaine Howle released a scathing report about California's proposed high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by YIMBY, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 11 comments | 1715 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 | 1715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for storms, potential outages

The City of Palo Alto Utilities department has organized a 24-hour control center and stand-by crews to help residents weather...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by low tech, on Nov 30, 2012 at 8:33 am | 8 comments | 1715 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Hazmat' concern shuts down VA hospital briefly

A mysterious substance brought to the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital Tuesday night caused Palo Alto fire officials...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 5, 2010 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 1715 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and Missle Defense

OK, so we now see Obama defending one great president (Reagan) and one very good president (GW Bush). Reagan won the cold...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Winkle, on Dec 15, 2010 at 7:11 am | 51 comments | 1715 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook IPO draws lawsuits

The anticipation over Facebook's May 18 IPO quickly nosedived into dissatisfaction, judging by the multiple class action...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by c-z, on May 30, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 7 comments | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: Planning and Transportation Commission, zoning amendments

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to consider adopting the Private Streets Initiative ordinance and consider an ordinance...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clinics ready annual flu vaccines

With flu season approaching, local clinics and pharmacies are gearing up to offer flu vaccines to the public. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 4 comments | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama touts technology, participation

In his first live-streaming Q&A with the American people Wednesday, President Barack Obama asserted that new technologies...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by al norte sm, on Apr 22, 2011 at 8:48 am | 9 comments | 1715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Math and suicide topics

Here on Town Square we have three topics that are getting the most hits. We have had two suicides on our tracks from different...

Original post made by Resident on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1714 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes 'resource recovery' recycling center

While a proposed composting operation remains in limbo, Palo Alto is considering building new facilities near the baylands...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 13, 2010 at 4:09 am | 3 comments | 1714 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bikes as an IQ Test

Clearly many bikers don't know how to read. "Stop" means stop for all vehicles on Bryant St., including people riding bikes....

Original post made by Moochie on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Moochie, on Aug 20, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 43 comments | 1714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital celebrates expansion milestone

After years of plans, negotiations and design work, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials celebrated a major milestone...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Sep 7, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 1714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teachers seek pay raise

As Palo Alto schools cheer a surplus for the first time in years, teachers are asking for a pay raise. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 26, 2013 at 6:53 am | 10 comments | 1714 Views
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