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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Time to Pass Sales Tax Fairness is Now

As consumers and retailers, we expect that economic competition will be based on opportunity and fairness, but in California...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Buy online, on Aug 26, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 10 comments | 2088 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Legislature Says 'Who Cares' To California Retailers

Up until a few days ago, the proposed state budget contained a provision that would require large out-of-state online retailers...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 9, 2010 at 11:34 am | 9 comments | 1879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preferential treatment in school class assignments

I've noticed that class assignments at our school tend to group the children of teachers and/or those of the top PTA parents...

Original post made by Class assignments (elementary) on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Walter Hays Mom, on Aug 25, 2015 at 10:42 pm | 77 comments | 4053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone know a good math tutor for a fourth-grader?

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Original post made by Clay L. on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by kk, on Aug 28, 2007 at 10:18 pm | 4 comments | 4390 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death on Alma, Friday afternoon

I was biking home via Alma, north of downtown, at around 3:45 PM on Friday afternoon. Traffic was backed up due to some emergency...

Original post made by CLB on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by John, on Apr 22, 2013 at 11:53 am | 10 comments | 772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

is "Sit-Lie" Law the Answer?

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Original post made by Clean and Fair City on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by James, on Oct 15, 2007 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 3394 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama, Ayers, ACORN and the Economy

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Original post made by cohen on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by mary, on Oct 11, 2008 at 5:28 pm | 21 comments | 2195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town and Country parking lot re -design

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Original post made by CoJo on Jan. 9, 2007
Last comment by Yes it's true, on Oct 29, 2012 at 5:26 pm | 12 comments | 4459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge buildup of foam in the Cal Ave train station fountain

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Original post made by College Ave Resident on Jul. 1, 2007
Last comment by Kate, on Jul 1, 2007 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 3997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ivies start dropping AP classes.

Today's NYT reports that Dartmouth has decided to refuse credit for all AP classes. The university studied the results from...

Original post made by College Board on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Ugh, on Jan 30, 2013 at 11:06 pm | 57 comments | 9231 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Snake on California Ave 5 pm Sunday?

Did anyone else see a few folks trying to corral a big snake at California Ave near Hanover / Harvard Streets around 5 pm...

Original post made by College Terrace on May. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't Wait For The School Board, Empower Yourself

Original post made by Collegeunlocked on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Mar 28, 2015 at 11:20 pm | 8 comments | 1476 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$52 million for BMR housing in Palo Alto

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Original post made by common sense on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by Southie, on Sep 4, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 5 comments | 2445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High speed rail revises business plan

Article on revision of business plan... http://www.mercurynews.com/top-stories/ci_13997677 Compared to other rail systems,...

Original post made by common sense on Dec. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1671 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Apple to build new campus in Cupertino

Interesting to compare how Cupertino is handling this campus that Apple is proposing to build for 12,000 people versus how...

Original post made by common sense on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 11, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 5 comments | 1643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure E Alternatives

There are several topics that I've never seen the pro-Measure E people address: 1) How does a reduction in the generation...

Original post made by common sense on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Not so fast, on Oct 21, 2011 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 1193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New High Speed Rail Cost Estimate

This appeared in the SJ Merc: http://www.mercurynews.com/california-high-speed-rail/ci_19236454 The High Speed Rail is...

Original post made by Common Sense on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 1, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 4 comments | 1919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High Speed Rail pays for lobbyist

Read the story about how High Speed Rail Authority, a state agency, paid a lobbyist to lobby the State Legislature: http://www.mercurynews.com/california-high-speed-rail/ci_19881...

Original post made by common sense on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 6, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing policy

Here's a interesting article about how the policies on housing, taxation, etc. in California are driving out the middle class. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405270230444...

Original post made by common sense on Apr. 23, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City misspending money

The City Council & City Manager have been crying poverty when it comes to the city budget; here's what they are spending...

Original post made by common sense on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Midtown resident, on Mar 2, 2013 at 11:12 pm | 9 comments | 3057 Views
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