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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The world has changed

Contrary to what some posters to these forums have said, the recent piracy situation called for a more reasoned approach...

Original post made by Peter on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 14, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 57 comments | 1850 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula residents clash over high-speed rail

California's proposed high-speed rail system is either a badly needed boost to the state's workers and commuters or an overpriced,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 29, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 57 comments | 2912 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail Authority: No trains on berms in Palo Alto

Should high-speed rail come to Palo Alto, it will not sit atop a massive Berlin Wall, as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Michael Tompert, on Apr 20, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 57 comments | 2602 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wealth gaps

Recession compounded wealth gaps A new study of U.S. census data reveals that wealth gaps between whites and...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:10 am | 57 comments | 1613 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VIDEO: Crowd gathers Saturday for 'Occupy Palo Alto' event

Members of the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center led an "Occupy Palo Alto" event Saturday at King Plaza in front of Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Nov 8, 2011 at 4:49 pm | 57 comments | 1659 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook expansion probably won't displace East Palo Alto residents, study shows

A consultant's study of whether Facebook's expansion will push East Palo Alto residents from their homes came to the common...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 6, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 57 comments | 9986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cuts eyed for animal services, traffic enforcement

Palo Alto would outsource its animal services, slash nine positions in the Fire Department and cut back on traffic enforcement...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on May 14, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 57 comments | 2399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regional housing projections called 'excessive'

Palo Alto takes great pride in its ongoing, aggressive efforts to fight climate change and encourage transit use, but a regional...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Longtime Palo Altan, on May 5, 2013 at 9:24 pm | 57 comments | 2784 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino property owners irked by plans for wider sidewalks

An effort by Palo Alto officials to encourage wider sidewalks and to set buildings farther back from El Camino Real is creating...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Driver Dan, on Apr 1, 2014 at 8:40 am | 57 comments | 7518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton urges Surf Air to fly at higher altitudes

Taking a new approach in efforts to reduce airplane noise over Atherton, the town is sending a letter to the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on May 29, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 57 comments | 2569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Solar Panel Discounts

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Original post made by anna on Apr. 21, 2007
Last comment by RS, on Apr 30, 2007 at 10:21 am | 56 comments | 5611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City may ban smoking in Palo Alto parks

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Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by liberalsarebraindead, on Aug 10, 2008 at 10:13 am | 56 comments | 2821 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former mayor: Withdrawal is 'a black eye' for city

City officials are defending their actions against charges that the "Palo Alto Process" and high expectations doomed plans...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Apr 16, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 56 comments | 2291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New compost plan riles Palo Alto Airport fans

Palo Alto's intense debate over what to do with local yard trimmings after the current composting facility closes in 2012...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 8, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 56 comments | 2777 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail project gets $2.25 billion boost

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood joined Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer in Washington today to announce...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Irvin, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 56 comments | 2125 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to fight high-speed-rail 'betrayal' bills

Palo Alto is girding for battle against proposed legislation that could make the California high-speed rail project exempt...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 56 comments | 2663 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altans tackle high-speed-rail design

If you can't stop the high-speed-rail system, you might as well help design it. That's the position more than 80 Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by HSRforCali, on Apr 29, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 56 comments | 2120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic neighborhood debates home improvement

When longtime Palo Alto residents Allen Akin and Michelle Arden bought 405 Lincoln Ave. in 2007, planning to build a larger...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anti-Shame, on Sep 18, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 56 comments | 2656 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto fighters try to keep labor reform off ballot

Palo Alto's firefighters union has filed a complaint with a state labor-relations board claiming that the city broke the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Been There, on Aug 3, 2011 at 6:22 am | 56 comments | 1931 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto charges forward with new bike plan

Palo Alto's dream of leading the pack of America's most bike-friendly cities now has a roadmap -- an ambitious "master plan"...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Outta here, on Jul 12, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 56 comments | 4585 Views
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