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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poll Suggests U.S. Troops Support McCain 3-1

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Original post made by peter s on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by A Follower is not a Leader, on Oct 23, 2008 at 12:22 pm | 45 comments | 2482 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How is a train that doesn't stop here going to help reduce traffic?

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Original post made by Menlo Park Neighbor on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 5, 2008 at 1:12 pm | 45 comments | 3217 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

For 1/7 Undecided Voters: Why I am Voting Against Obama.

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Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 4, 2008 at 2:39 pm | 45 comments | 5537 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Billboard criticizes Simitian cell-phone law

A billboard near University Avenue on U.S. Highway 101 criticizes state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, for authoring the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 11, 2009 at 7:21 am | 45 comments | 3700 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Buy Arizona, Boycott San Francisco

Arizona is doing the only rational thing it can do, since the federal government is purposely ignoring the immigration problem....

Original post made by John on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Politely RTM etc, on May 24, 2010 at 5:32 am | 45 comments | 3004 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and tax compromise ?

Yesterday's speech by President Obama where he explains his rationale for "compromise" of the extensions of the Bush era...

Original post made by bru on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Yawn, on Dec 11, 2010 at 6:40 am | 45 comments | 1906 Views

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Fighting?

I bet you could ask almost any American today why the U.S. was fighting in Vietnam and they couldn't give you a...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 3, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 45 comments | 2032 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain ridership skyrockets

After years of seeking emergency funding to keep from drastically slashing services, Caltrain is on track to balance its...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Jan 7, 2014 at 5:44 pm | 45 comments | 6919 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hank Law, on Aug 21, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 45 comments | 3269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Brown orders mandatory reduction in water usage

Gov. Jerry Brown today issued an executive order for statewide mandatory water use reductions, the first-ever order in California's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 5, 2015 at 12:49 pm | 45 comments | 6550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn community gathers to honor classmate

Chairs had to be stacked against the walls to make room for a tight, standing-room-only crowd at a celebration of the life...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by get help, you aren't alone., on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:58 am | 45 comments | 4617 Views

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Local teens describe their stresses on 'Dr. Phil'

Nearly a dozen local teens told a national audience Friday night that stress in their lives comes from trying to meet the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mama, on Mar 16, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 45 comments | 3877 Views

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Residents worry Palo Alto is 'celling out'

Channing Avenue resident Tru Love and her neighbors are waging a battle against the Catholic Church. It's not over same-sex...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Jan 4, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 45 comments | 5028 Views

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Old-fashioned parade set for Paly state champs

A parade honoring Palo Alto High School's two state championship teams is set for 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8. Players on...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jan 5, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 45 comments | 4575 Views

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City pushes ahead with lane reduction on Cal Ave

Seeking to make California Avenue safer for pedestrians and more attractive to shoppers, Palo Alto officials on Monday renewed...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 3, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 45 comments | 2934 Views

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AT&T's antenna plan moves forward in Palo Alto

AT&T's ambitious plan to install 80 antennas on existing utility poles throughout Palo Alto continues to polarize the community,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Randy Smith, on Jan 21, 2012 at 7:59 pm | 45 comments | 5724 Views

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New budget spells cuts for Palo Alto animal services

Higher water rates, a Fire Department with fewer firefighters, a host of fee increases and an animal-services operation trembling...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Denise, on Jun 26, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 45 comments | 12039 Views

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Palo Alto streetlights changing to LEDs

Palo Alto streets will be getting brighter in the next months as the city Utilities Department embarks on the latest phase...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Oct 14, 2012 at 12:09 am | 45 comments | 7128 Views

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Road 'trial' to remain permanent on Arastradero

Palo Alto's two-year experiment with lane reductions, traffic-signal modifications and median islands on a busy stretch of...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Henry Su, on Oct 24, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 45 comments | 6641 Views

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Horrific crash prompts license re-examination for driver

The 90-year-old driver whose car jumped a curve in downtown Menlo Park and pinned twin 6-year-old brothers against the wall...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jim Hols, on Jan 29, 2014 at 11:21 am | 45 comments | 25949 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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