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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council reforms eyed for Palo Alto ballot

Palo Alto's already crowded November ballot could soon see more expansion as the City Council considers asking voters to...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on May 16, 2014 at 7:01 am | 41 comments | 4709 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Does a low voter turnout threaten democracy?

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by Jonathan, on Nov 24, 2006 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 4704 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Water district bans purchase of bottled water

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by Toblerone, on Oct 16, 2013 at 11:40 am | 28 comments | 4703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Calling all Library Supporters! Fill the City Council Chambers on Monday Night!

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Original post made by Lynne on Nov. 28, 2006
Last comment by Chris, on Dec 5, 2006 at 10:29 am | 17 comments | 4703 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fates of undocumented 'Dreamers' hang in balance

For the first time since 1986, the U.S. Congress is poised to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. It could be a life-changing...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 29, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 24 comments | 4702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please wear helmets...correctly

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Original post made by Janet Neff on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by Eric Stietzel, on Jun 10, 2006 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 4701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical community rallies around injured Egyptian woman

When Gehane Guirguis set out for a short vacation on a bus from Cairo, Egypt, to the Red Sea in July 2012, she could not...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Carima, on Mar 29, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 6 comments | 4699 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials, city leaders attend 'Save Caltrain' summit

Local transportation agencies should be merged and their funds used to support a regional transit agency, state Assemblyman...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by collegestudent08, on Mar 5, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 27 comments | 4698 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Welcome to Town Square!

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by Jeff Bedolla, on Aug 6, 2006 at 10:59 pm | 1 comment | 4697 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Friends of Briones house win again in court

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Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Yay!, on Aug 1, 2007 at 12:05 pm | 35 comments | 4695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New fines target Palo Alto's water wasters

Water wasters in Palo Alto who ignore the city's admonitions to conserve could face fines of $100 per day under an enforcement...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Max Rattner, on Oct 4, 2014 at 1:51 pm | 40 comments | 4694 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Beating the flu bug

It was a terrifying way to start the new year. Feeling wiped out and congested, Menlo Park resident Candace Peterson took...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wife of M.D., on Feb 9, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 11 comments | 4694 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Carbon dioxide emissions linked to mortality

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Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by AnObserver, on Jan 8, 2008 at 11:34 am | 35 comments | 4694 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto VA aims to curb deaths from sepsis

A blue bus parked outside the Palo Alto Veteran Affair's Medical Center on Miranda Avenue has been the center of a statewide...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Hospitals-Kill-More-People-Than-Guns, on May 29, 2013 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 4693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor named new ambassador to Russia

President Obama named a Stanford University political science professor the new ambassador to Russia, the university announced...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 4692 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do folks think of "Bistro Basia"?

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Original post made by td on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 22, 2008 at 8:32 am | 7 comments | 4691 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Macabre Page Mill Road ducks scenario

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Original post made by Debbie on Apr. 2, 2007
Last comment by Phil Lanthrop, on Apr 7, 2007 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 4691 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Councilwoman fends off criticism over 'finder's fees'

Palo Alto City Councilwoman Karen Holman, who has spent more than a decade advocating for more transparency in city government,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Eric F, on Jun 16, 2014 at 6:46 pm | 23 comments | 4691 Views

MOVIES

Jeanne Aufmuth's top films

1. Slumdog Millionaire: Danny Boyle directed with unwavering homage to India's teeming favelas and one young man's steadfast...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by East Coast, on Aug 21, 2009 at 6:14 am | 3 comments | 4691 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residential burglaries hit five-year high

Home burglaries in Palo Alto have jumped by 56 percent in 2012, according to a Palo Alto Police Department crime-analysis...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Alex, on Aug 19, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 21 comments | 4689 Views
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