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PALO ALTO ISSUES

What you and your family can do to prepare for a major emergency

If you are reading this, my second column, you have already taken the first step towards becoming prepared. You have changed...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Divya, on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 10875 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks at trenches for Caltrain

Commuting by train may be on the rise in job-rich Palo Alto, but when the City Council meets on Monday to discuss the local...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 6, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 37 comments | 10874 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is there something wrong with dining alone?

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Original post made by George on Aug. 16, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:47 am | 24 comments | 10863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto labor union may call strike

Palo Alto's largest labor union voted Thursday to authorize a strike if the city continues to call for long-term concessions...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by stretch, on Sep 23, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 345 comments | 10861 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hit with milkshake loses $2,000

A woman who was struck with a milkshake and angrily threw her purse at a vehicle full of teenagers lost $2,000 after the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 7, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 52 comments | 10817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The Paly English kerfuffle

It was hardly a surprise that a proposal to combine the two "lanes" of freshman English into one would meet some resistance...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by 100 parents, on Feb 21, 2014 at 11:11 am | 173 comments | 10791 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Questions follow surprise resignation of Sofia University head

Students and faculty at Palo Alto's Sofia University are asking questions following the surprise resignation Saturday of...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by But for the grace of...., on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:11 am | 41 comments | 10772 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SLAC beam used to develop new melanoma drug

A melanoma drug approved last week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was developed with the help of an X-ray light...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Aug 26, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 10761 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA scientist cites 'global-warming emergency'

Time is running out to prevent catastrophic consequences from global warming, a leading climate scientist warned a packed...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2008
Last comment by laugh or cry..you choose, on Jun 14, 2010 at 7:32 am | 36 comments | 10756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district opens doors on new year

Palo Alto's 17 public school campuses opened Tuesday with new principals at five campuses and what appears to be a bumper...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2011 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 10747 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What to do about Downtown homeless, begging

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Original post made by Christopher on Jul. 9, 2006
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 1, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 56 comments | 10729 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Office manager sentenced for health care fraud

The manager of a Palo Alto dental office convicted of faking an insurance claim and pocketing more than $3,000 was sentenced...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by NS, on Nov 21, 2013 at 10:39 pm | 4 comments | 10697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly grad Anna Luskin dies from car crash

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Original post made on Jun. 24, 2007
Last comment by Member, on Jul 31, 2008 at 7:02 pm | 62 comments | 10681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford grad's site nets Southwest 'cease and desist'

When Nikil Viswanathan created a website to automatically check himself in to his flights on Southwest Airlines in January,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by some smarter guy, on Nov 3, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 47 comments | 10655 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A good bridge approach

By the time the Palo Alto and East Palo Alto City Councils decide on what to do with the old Newell Road bridge, it may be...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 27, 2013 at 10:39 pm | 47 comments | 10640 Views

AROUND TOWN

University Art moving to Redwood City

Palo Alto's high rents and impossible land prices are causing another longtime retailer to leave the city. This time, it...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sad but realistic, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:35 am | 88 comments | 10615 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Funding challenges cloud high-speed rail's future

With California's high-speed rail system preparing for a groundbreaking in Central Valley, the fate of the $68-billion project...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Julian, on Nov 13, 2013 at 7:33 pm | 9 comments | 10591 Views

RESTAURANTS

Not just red meat and leafy vegetables

Palo Alto Grill runs like a clock, says our critic, who came away satisfied (and recommends the avocado corn dogs). Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Barbara Street, on Nov 17, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 3 comments | 10590 Views

RESTAURANTS

Any place to eat late at night?

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Original post made by George on Aug. 16, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:56 am | 10 comments | 10586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shut Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant which is near to two fault lines.

I am pro-nuclear except when the plant is in seismically active areas. Diablo Canyon Power Plant is an electricity-generating...

Original post made by Annie on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Wally sez, on Jul 10, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 182 comments | 10581 Views
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