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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California in an 'unprecedented' fiscal crisis

"It's grim. There's no other word for it," State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, summed up the economic catastrophe California...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 27, 2009 at 10:49 am | 30 comments | 4242 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sarah Palin resigns as Governor of Alaska

Story on CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/07/03/palin/index.html...

Original post made by Donald on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 7, 2009 at 8:32 am | 30 comments | 1949 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Documents: CalPERS' $100 million Page Mill loss

Retirement fund CalPERS released nearly 1,200 pages of documents this week detailing memos and correspondence between CalPERS...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 30 comments | 4147 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize winner outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 13, 2011 at 6:17 pm | 30 comments | 5798 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

End of chapter for Kepler's Books and Magazines

Clark Kepler, current leader of Kepler's Books and Magazines in Menlo Park, is retiring from the store his father founded...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by too late for this, on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:44 am | 30 comments | 24984 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill to fund high-speed rail hangs in the balance

With residents preparing for holiday celebrations Tuesday night, lawmakers in Sacramento released in the closing hours of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 7, 2012 at 11:03 am | 30 comments | 1725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Officials declare emergency over EPA levee damage

East Palo Alto officials are seeking an estimated $2.6 million in government aid after pre-Christmas storms extensively damaged...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 8, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 30 comments | 2879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whole Foods to buy Wild Oats

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Original post made by James on Feb. 21, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Apr 15, 2007 at 3:54 pm | 30 comments | 6405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Round Up used to kill weeds at schools & parks

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Original post made by theopaul on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by William, on Aug 21, 2007 at 4:15 pm | 30 comments | 5366 Views

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Latest Example of Bad Decision-Making ... Society Needs to Change!

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Original post made by Daniel Mart on Jul. 8, 2007
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jul 19, 2007 at 12:19 am | 30 comments | 3724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Businesses win time to create new 'bag' policy

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Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by Addison Parent, on Apr 30, 2008 at 2:04 pm | 30 comments | 2840 Views

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Palo Alto plastic-bag ban could hit next spring

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Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Ali, on Sep 26, 2008 at 8:25 pm | 30 comments | 2882 Views

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Couple found dead in Woodside identified

San Mateo County authorities have identified the deceased Woodside couple discovered on Aug. 27 in a home on Woodside Drive...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Sep 5, 2009 at 1:00 am | 30 comments | 2432 Views

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Downtown merchants baffled by parking problem

What good is free and abundant downtown parking when visitors don't know it's there? That's one of the questions Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Barbara, on Mar 28, 2010 at 10:30 am | 30 comments | 2498 Views

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Bicyclists to pack Palo Alto streets tonight

Hundreds of uniformed bicyclists are expected to pedal through Palo Alto this evening as part of an event organized by the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by slammin211s`, on Apr 19, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 30 comments | 2032 Views

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Turning a neighborhood into a playground

A lot can be said about Iris Way, a Palo Alto neighborhood located off of Embarcadero Road. It has everything a suburban...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Camp Iris Way Counselor, on Jun 10, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 30 comments | 3085 Views

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Palo Altans protest garbage-fee hikes

Palo Alto residents are trashing the city's plan to start charging more for garbage collection. The council will discuss...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 22, 2010 at 6:25 pm | 30 comments | 1991 Views

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Facebook scoops up Menlo Park properties

As rumors swirled about social-networking giant Facebook buying the former Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park, the company...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Been There, on Feb 1, 2011 at 12:33 pm | 30 comments | 3317 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T plans Wi-Fi test for downtown Palo Alto

Downtown Palo Alto could soon have a Wi-Fi network as part of two pilot wireless programs planned by AT&T Mobility, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 22, 2011 at 10:44 pm | 30 comments | 3022 Views

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Proposed massage ordinance breeds tension

A Palo Alto proposal to require massage parlors to keep detailed logs of clients has hit a nerve among local massage therapists...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Apr 12, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 30 comments | 8650 Views
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