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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building a 'digital city'

Palo Alto's newfound alliance with hackers is the latest evidence of a philosophical shift that has rumbled through City...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by zimbu, on Jul 4, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 9 comments | 7804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Families flock to Palo Alto's 'civic hacking' celebration

Outside Palo Alto, the phrase "civic hacking" may sound like an oxymoron. But here, it's a cause to for the city to promote...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Green with envy, on Jun 4, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 6 comments | 7800 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Canopy reacts to axing of California Ave. trees

Palo Alto's tree stewards, Canopy, the nonprofit that has worked to maintain and expand the city's urban forest by planting...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Will, on Sep 27, 2009 at 12:22 am | 96 comments | 7790 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 | 7790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grades for college

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Original post made by Concerned Mom on Jun. 2, 2008
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Jun 15, 2008 at 6:04 pm | 70 comments | 7782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mayor signs on to gun-control coalition

In an unscripted move, Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff on Monday night went along with urgings from the public and signed on...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by gxbell, on Aug 19, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 29 comments | 7778 Views

SPORTS

Residents advised to leave barricades up

Drivers can be cited for removing traffic cones and barricades through a closed/flooded area, according to Linda Clerkson,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Don't kill me PA driver, on Dec 3, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 6 comments | 7777 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downtown Palo Alto assault leaves man in critical condition

A late-night fight between two groups of men in downtown Palo Alto last weekend ended with one man unconscious in the hospital...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Crime, on Dec 28, 2014 at 11:30 am | 19 comments | 7768 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After the last death: Doctors, academics debate the possibility, value of a 150-year lifespan

Halloween was approaching and Dr. Joon Yun was explaining why he wanted someone to hack our bodies. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Jixxer, on Jan 13, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 17 comments | 7767 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Forty years later, updating open space vision

From virtually anywhere on the Midpeninsula, Windy Hill's unique treeless contours dominate the Skyline ridge and provide...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 20 comments | 7766 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dealership brings its fleet to animal shelter lot

In May of last year, Palo Alto's utility workers arrived at the Animal Services Center site on East Bayshore Road to move...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Tom, 14 hours ago | 39 comments | 7764 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The world at Palo Alto's doorstep

Palo Alto made several forays into the international limelight in 2013, building new overseas business relationships and...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Green Card, on Dec 31, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 20 comments | 7748 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New proposal to treat city's waste takes aim at sewage

Palo Alto may still be years away from building a state-of-the-art facility to process local food waste and yard trimmings,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 19, 2014 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 7742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

French or not at Paly?

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Original post made by homme de palo alto on Jul. 22, 2007
Last comment by Palo alto mom, on Sep 6, 2007 at 11:51 am | 136 comments | 7737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The kids aren't all right, but they'll be OK

The two minutes leading into the opening credits of Gia Coppola's atmospheric film adaptation of James Franco's short-story...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Other side of the tracks, on May 17, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 22 comments | 7737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to consider design contest for 101 bike bridge

Just two years ago, Palo Alto's proposed bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 was a pipe dream, one of the most expensive components...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 25, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 32 comments | 7730 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP's Hurd and Dunn Need to Go

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Original post made by J.L. on Sep. 21, 2006
Last comment by J.L., on Sep 27, 2006 at 11:34 pm | 8 comments | 7728 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What's the deal with Frist and gay marriage?

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Original post made by Giraffe on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jun 25, 2006 at 3:46 pm | 10 comments | 7728 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City's electric-wire program hangs in the balance

For nearly 50 years, the City of Palo Alto has slowly and steadily converted electric lines around town from overhead to...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ceri, on Jul 17, 2013 at 10:21 am | 81 comments | 7725 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where would you cut the budget?

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 28, 2007
Last comment by sceptical, on Mar 28, 2007 at 4:06 pm | 102 comments | 7719 Views
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