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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DOW continues to plummet in spite of BHO "Stim" plan...

http://www.iht.com/articles/2009/02/17/business/18marketsA.php Title of article posted above is "Dow slips nearly 300...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 24, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 41 comments | 4792 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US researchers postulate Israeli tactical nuclear strike on Iran

"If Israel goes ahead with this attack, using a refueling base set up in the Saudi desert without Saudi knowledge, Washington...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by History tells us what will happen next, on Apr 15, 2010 at 4:35 am | 41 comments | 4817 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Aging Boomers could soak up nation's resources

Without big changes in public policy, the cost of caring for aging Baby Boomers will deplete the resources of younger Americans...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by Gene, on Nov 4, 2010 at 8:24 pm | 41 comments | 4456 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Strip power from high-speed rail authority

California's proposed high-speed-rail system is facing potentially crippling threats from looming federal deadlines and weak...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Andy, on May 18, 2011 at 7:04 am | 41 comments | 3874 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto considering Facebook lawsuit

City officials from East Palo Alto will meet in closed session Thursday to discuss a possible lawsuit against Facebook. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Jan 6, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 41 comments | 2287 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big changes afoot at San Antonio Center

A new round of large-scale demolition and construction is under way at San Antonio Center as part of a long-planned second...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 3, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 41 comments | 12612 Views

AROUND TOWN

sad news about Briones house

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Original post made by joyce on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by someone who reads, on Apr 22, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 41 comments | 8065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Luxury hotel plan slammed in city review

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Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Ash, on Aug 2, 2009 at 8:48 am | 41 comments | 4811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grass-roots effort mounts to save Middlefield trees

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Original post made on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by Clark, on Aug 16, 2008 at 12:01 pm | 41 comments | 3926 Views

AROUND TOWN

New 'traditional fountain' for California Avenue

When California Avenue businesses asked Palo Alto officials in 2005 to give the gritty fountain at the end of the commercial...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Andrea, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:52 am | 41 comments | 3059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Condoleezza Rice returns to Stanford -- and criticism

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice returned to the Stanford campus on Monday after eight years in the Bush administration...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Mar 28, 2010 at 5:19 am | 41 comments | 2645 Views

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Mountain lion reported on south Palo Alto roof

A full-grown mountain lion was sighted Thursday evening on a rooftop in south Palo Alto, in the 800 block of Rorke Way, police...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Sep 11, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 41 comments | 4276 Views

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High-speed rail meeting Thursday in Palo Alto

Peninsula residents concerned about the state's proposed high-speed rail project will have a chance to ask questions and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Why, on Jan 31, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 41 comments | 2555 Views

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Residents oppose Walgreens' alcohol bid

A promise Walgreens made 15 years ago to not sell alcohol when it built a store at Maybell Avenue and El Camino Real in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by PA resident, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:58 am | 41 comments | 3131 Views

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Three EPRI scientists on climate-change panel

Three scientists from the Palo Alto-based Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) have been chosen to be lead authors on...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael Ruescher, on Jul 19, 2010 at 6:03 pm | 41 comments | 3715 Views

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Palo Alto's greenhouse gas emissions fall

Greenhouse gas emissions from Palo Alto residents and city operations are estimated to have fallen 15 to 20 percent from...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Pants on fire, on Apr 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 41 comments | 4844 Views

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Woman assaulted while jogging in Baylands

A woman in her 30s was assaulted as she jogged along the Bay Trail on Sunday morning when a man jumped on her back and groped...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by hcc2009, on Jun 5, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 41 comments | 3130 Views

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Car-camping ban suspended for a year

Faced with citizen anxieties, threatened lawsuits and a pending court case in southern California, Palo Alto officials agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wrong again, craig, on Dec 20, 2013 at 8:40 am | 41 comments | 5859 Views

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Two people die in Palo Alto house fire

Two people were found dead following a house fire tonight at 988 Embarcadero Road, according to Palo Alto police and fire...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2014
Last comment by veriloud, on Jan 16, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 41 comments | 17950 Views

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Palo Alto's newest hotel, Epiphany, opens downtown

The first in a spate of planned Palo Alto hotels -- the Epiphany -- is debuting today at 180 Hamilton Ave. in downtown. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Amelia, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:33 am | 41 comments | 15466 Views
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Opening alert: Go Fish Poke Bar in Redwood City
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It's President's Day. Why Not Butter Up the Boss?
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Affordable Housing: Complexities
By Douglas Moran | 12 comments | 2,252 views

Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
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Checklist before baby arrives
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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