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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why Electrify....

Why electrify? Palo Alto's Electrification Plan may lower GHG, but at what cost? The plan will double monthly heating bills...

Original post made by pestocat on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jun 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off the hook

Sea Forager, a homegrown San Francisco seafood subscription service that delivers to Palo Alto, Mountain View and Redwood...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jul 14, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 3013 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alumni to host 'family and culture' event in Palo Alto

A group of Palo Alto alumni working to spur conversation around youth mental health in Palo Alto is hosting a community event...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Toxicity, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 2461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Demand drives Bay Area gas price increase over the past month

Bay Area gas prices climbed to an average of $2.77 per gallon over the past month as refineries failed to keep pace with...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, on Sep 13, 2016 at 2:53 pm | 2 comments | 1269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jordan Hall, named for eugenicist, to be renamed Pinn Hall

Close call for Stanford, but fortunately we aren't that progressive out here on the farm http://www.cavalierdaily.com/article/2016/09/jordan-hall-to-be-renamed-pinn-hall ...

Original post made by Not your ordinary Jordan on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 23, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

REDUCE Aircraft Noise - Meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Thursday Sept 29, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Palo Alto and Neighboring Communities, If you are concerned with the alarming increase in aircraft noise over our communities,...

Original post made by Sky Posse Palo Alto on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Sep 27, 2016 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 264 Views

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We have a Transportation--Not Housing--Crisis

Silicon Valley has a transportation crisis, not a housing crisis. Most metropolitan areas, and we have become one, have workers...

Original post made by Mickie Winkler on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by NeilsonBuchanan, on Oct 1, 2016 at 10:23 am | 2 comments | 290 Views

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Eleven wins for Palo Alto Weekly in annual Bay Area journalism competition

The Palo Alto Weekly walked away with 11 wins Oct. 1 from the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards contest, presented by the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2016
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Oct 2, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2332 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>WHEELING AND DEALING... </B>Palo Alto's plan to have a bike-share system that people actually use sped ahead Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 7, 2016 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 238 Views

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Greer Stone

Homeless veterans. Struggling nonprofits. Seniors struggling to make it on a fixed income. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/14/greer-stone...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Oct 14, 2016 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 695 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Fire Station 3, school budget, Avenidas renovation

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Oct. 17. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/10/14/public-agenda-fire-station-3-school-bud...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by The Aristocrat, on Oct 16, 2016 at 6:03 am | 2 comments | 1398 Views

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Avenidas scores victory in expansion bid

As Palo Alto's senior population continues to grow, the city's premier senior-services provider is preparing to do the same...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by CNY, on Dec 5, 2016 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 2090 Views

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California Avenue gets the Halloween treatment

Witches, wizards, and creatures of all ages are expected to turn out for the 22nd annual Trick-or-Treat and Blossom Halloween...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Happy about this!, on Oct 26, 2016 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 3775 Views

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Joe Simitian's Endorsements

As a 45 year Palo Alto resident, I've had the pleasure of watching Joe Simitian polish his political skills as he served...

Original post made by John Baum on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by @david, on Oct 28, 2016 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pro-Veenker group fined for mailer violation

The political group that formed earlier this year to support Vicki Veenker's bid for the state Assembly is facing a $2,500...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by Midtowner, on Nov 15, 2016 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2011 Views

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Sewage smells around home, possibly related illness - call utility?

This morning I woke up to a decidedly sewage-like smell. For months, we've been smelling something, at first just when we...

Original post made by Mystery on Nov. 20, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Nov 20, 2016 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 154 Views

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Where to find a free Thanksgiving Day meal on the Midpeninsula

This Thanksgiving, thousands of community members will come together in kitchens and dining halls throughout the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by mike, on Nov 22, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 2169 Views

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Community Notebook: Palo Alto nonprofit expands 61-year tradition

A holiday tradition started by Palo Alto residents for Palo Alto residents that has been making the season brighter for those...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by MH, on Nov 28, 2016 at 10:21 pm | 2 comments | 2865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save Hidden Villa Summer Camp

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Original post made by Heather on Jun. 11, 2006
Last comment by Matt Watson, on Sep 14, 2006 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 7047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MySpace Safety

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Original post made by IT Savvy Daddy on Jun. 17, 2006
Last comment by sean, on Jul 28, 2006 at 12:43 am | 2 comments | 5942 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 23 comments | 10,320 views

New York College Tours
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,845 views

Family Planning: Both Agree Before Getting Pregnant
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,182 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 5 comments | 461 views

 

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