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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto beefs up Development Center staffing

Palo Alto officials forged ahead this week with a plan to streamline the city's notoriously complex permitting process when...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 10, 2011 at 12:13 am | 7 comments | 1097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Resident sparks apartment fire with moving box

A Stanford resident moving into an apartment on Saturday started a fire after the moving box he left on a stove ignited,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by Chuck, on Jul 17, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 11 comments | 1097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Harvard Study Confirms Fluoride Reduces Children's IQ

A recently-published Harvard University meta-analysis funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has concluded that...

Original post made by Pro Choice on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 15, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 1097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly poll on break will be misused

The current Weekly poll asks parents if they support the school board's decision to start school earlier and have finals...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by tabloid journalism, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto district to shutter two schools

Two of Ravenswood's eight campuses will not re-open this fall as the K-8 district serving 3,900 children in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Christopher Schmidt, on Jun 18, 2011 at 1:23 am | 6 comments | 1097 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects arrested in beating, robbery

Two suspects were arrested for the severe beating and robbery of an East Palo Alto man early Sunday, police said. The victim...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on May 23, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 1097 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charges filed against former Menlo coach

Michael William Taylor, the 28-year-old former Menlo School assistant coach who Atherton police say stole iPads from Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 26, 2011 at 1:41 pm | 2 comments | 1097 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bargain for peace

In his famous book of 1795 Immanuel Kant advocated these three things: Standing armies must be totally abolished in due...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jun 2, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 1097 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two women attacked at Stanford early Sunday

Two women were assaulted within 15 minutes of each other on the Stanford University campus early Sunday, according to Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by SelfDefenseInstructor, on Feb 11, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 12 comments | 1097 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bike Safety is more than helmets

From watching bike riders lately, I have seen some very poor examples of the right way to do it. Most of those riding bikes...

Original post made by Occasional cyclist on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Apr 18, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 1097 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Future Palo Alto housing: taller, smaller

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed a new vision for housing on Monday, July 9, that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 1097 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Exhibit exposes human trafficking

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church will host an exhibit this week that aims to teach the public about global human trafficking....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Really, on Jan 30, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 1097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree vandals

Who is cutting down the trees along San Fran creek by 101? Isn't that illegal? I saw a guy with a chainsaw out behind the...

Original post made by Sean on Jun. 2, 2012
Last comment by tree, on Aug 25, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 8 comments | 1097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baby harbor seal rescued from Baylands dies

The baby harbor seal rescued in the Palo Alto Baylands in April has died. Floodgate Dolly, a 5-week-old pup rescued by Palo...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Tears, on May 16, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 1097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Rapid Transit Project, plans for East Meadow Circle

Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=21522 posted Friday, June 17, 2011, 1:50 PM...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Palo Verde resident, on Jun 23, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 1096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

wood vs concrete

Why most buildings (single family homes) are from wood and not from brick&concrete? I know that building new home in Palo...

Original post made by vladrad on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by vladrad, on Aug 14, 2012 at 11:00 pm | 9 comments | 1096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Censorship and journalism?

I read the post regarding censorship and Mr. Johnson's response (link below). I was surprised at the sudden sense of responsibility...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 1096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: For now, a required 'public benefit' slips away

There is plenty of blame to go around in any assessment of why Miki's Farm Fresh Market will have to close its doors next...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by South PA resident, on Mar 29, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 8 comments | 1096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why should we care about Cubberley now?

Why should we care about Cubberley now? Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18959...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Astronomical costs, on May 25, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 1096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Conjoined twins successfully separated Tuesday

After almost 10 hours of surgery, two-year-old conjoined twins Angelica and Angelina Sabuco were successfully separated,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Nov 4, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1096 Views
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