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AROUND TOWN

Bitter fruit: An inside look at street vending

The strawberry vendors stand on street corners throughout Palo Alto, at busy intersections, outside shopping centers and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Paula, on Sep 18, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 97 comments | 7349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday night 'Promenade'-- Was it a success?

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Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by Ben Reaves, on Aug 12, 2007 at 3:43 pm | 114 comments | 7343 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge rules Prop. 8 unconstitutional

A federal judge in San Francisco today overturned Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. U.S. District Judge...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Equality north, on May 24, 2012 at 10:43 am | 232 comments | 7342 Views

AROUND TOWN

is Mark Zuckerberg abandoning Palo Alto for a more vibrant neighborhood

Story in the Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/matier-ross/article/Mark-Zuckerberg-manse-undergoes-extreme-makeover-4815217.php...

Original post made by fb on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Sep 16, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 7342 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission: Palo Alto parks struggling to keep up with growth

With parking and traffic dominating Palo Alto's debate over a new "community vision," the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Sep 7, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 186 comments | 7334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harnessing the power of coding

Can coding change the course of a life? Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/01/02/harnessing-the-power-of-coding...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Warren Slocum, San Mateo County Supervisor, on Jan 7, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 6 comments | 7334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bikes climb to the top of city's transportation vision

As parking shortages and traffic congestion continue to rile Palo Alto residents, city planners are steadily shifting their...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2012 at 11:05 am | 59 comments | 7320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire destroys former city manager's home

The home of Palo Alto's former city manager, Frank Benest, was extensively damaged in a fire on Saturday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on May. 3, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on May 6, 2014 at 11:39 am | 22 comments | 7316 Views

AROUND TOWN

IKEA's closing

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Original post made by Tom L. on Nov. 4, 2006
Last comment by Pamela Burch, on Dec 8, 2006 at 4:27 pm | 10 comments | 7314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's news: tomorrow's history

As the Palo Alto Historical Association marks 100 years, those fascinated by the history of Palo Alto say the past is still...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sara, on Dec 1, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 4 comments | 7310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers new gym near the Baylands

A regional effort to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek continues to evolve and expand, with Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Feb 20, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 25 comments | 7309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do you like the new Charleston Road?

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Original post made by Victor on Aug. 10, 2006
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 4, 2006 at 9:03 pm | 85 comments | 7306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The other difference between Gunn and Paly

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Original post made by Parent on Jun. 17, 2007
Last comment by soaki, on Apr 22, 2008 at 5:52 pm | 59 comments | 7302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials ponder new flood-taxing district

With the cost of federally required flood insurance expected to rise, local officials may seek taxing authority from residents...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Toady, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 15 comments | 7296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pushes forward with hotel-tax increase

Seeking to solve the city's once insurmountable infrastructure problem, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to put on the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Shell Game, on Mar 6, 2014 at 6:25 pm | 15 comments | 7295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Before the cineplex

When Gary Lee Parks looks at a photo of an old movie theater, he focuses on the visual details: etched-glass chandeliers,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 17, 2011 at 1:48 am | 13 comments | 7293 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to link Main Library, Art Center

Palo Alto will forge ahead with a plan to link the Main Library and the Palo Alto Art Center with a new driveway despite...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by the fix was in, on May 24, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 40 comments | 7290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Legalized marijuana wafts toward Palo Alto ballot

Marijuana dispensaries could sprout at up to three Palo Alto locations, if the City Council or voters were to approve an...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by A Social Crusader, on Nov 5, 2012 at 7:43 am | 158 comments | 7288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School rules and laws related to online abuse

Youth and their parents should know and discuss the basic legal rules of the road related to online use and abuse. Here are...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by grandeur, on Aug 22, 2013 at 7:45 pm | 23 comments | 7284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Delivery for Milk ?

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Original post made by DJ on Nov. 21, 2006
Last comment by Remember When, on May 6, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 6 comments | 7283 Views
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