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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Basement groundwater pumping raises concerns

Day-in, day-out from April through October, residents of Old Palo Alto have noticed the incessant pumping of water -- estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by vladrad, on Aug 14, 2012 at 4:44 am | 28 comments | 2626 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree Lighting

Why is the City of Palo Alto one of the few cities that does not have a tree lighting? ...

Original post made by St. Nick on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Dec 21, 2010 at 11:09 am | 28 comments | 1544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schools to require new vaccine for pertussis

Starting this fall, California public and private schools will require students in grades 7 through 12 to have a booster...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by laevern, on Nov 13, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 28 comments | 1500 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto plane crash: one year later

This Thursday (Feb. 17) will be the first anniversary of the twin-engine Cessna 310R plane crash that knocked out power to...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 24, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 28 comments | 1780 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters' salaries rise in Palo Alto

Defying a citywide trend, members of the Palo Alto Fire Department saw their collective salaries go up by 9 percent between...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 6, 2011 at 10:34 pm | 28 comments | 2563 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Stanford split over 'revenue guarantee' for hospital expansion

Palo Alto and Stanford University remain at odds over whether Stanford should guarantee that its massive hospital expansion...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by repetition, on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:25 pm | 28 comments | 1687 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park 'undedication' heads to Palo Alto ballot

A proposal to "undedicate" a 10-acre parcel of parkland in Byxbee Park to enable the construction of a waste-to-energy plant...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 26, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 28 comments | 2373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Space shortages possible at Addison, Palo Verde

Families of 31 prospective kindergartners who live in Palo Alto's Addison Elementary School area have been told there is...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Poetdoc2009@gmail.com, on Aug 22, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 28 comments | 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto awash with cell-tower proposals

Palo Alto residents concerned about the recent flood of cell-tower and antenna proposals should have plenty to complain about...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by we are doomed, on Jun 1, 2011 at 6:29 am | 28 comments | 1763 Views

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VMWare plans massive expansion in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's information-technology giant VMWare is preparing to gobble up one of the largest and most lucrative research...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Emily, on May 31, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 28 comments | 2033 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cubberley still an option for Foothill expansion

Faced with conflicting arguments and clashing priorities, Palo Alto officials defied dozens of citizens Monday night and...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Losing Status, on Jun 29, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 28 comments | 1502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to replace Newell Road Bridge moves forward

Palo Alto officials threw their support behind a proposal to replace the narrow Newell Road Bridge -- a project that they...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 18, 2011 at 11:39 am | 28 comments | 1398 Views

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Foothill board chooses air force base

The former Onizuka Air Force Station in Sunnyvale has been chosen as a new campus for Foothill College, Foothill-De Anza...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Minor detail, on Aug 14, 2011 at 4:49 pm | 28 comments | 2053 Views

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Q&A: Jane Fonda on life, longevity and activism

Actress, activist, author and fitness guru Jane Fonda answers Almanac questions about longevity and its effects, and activism...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 28, 2011 at 6:07 am | 28 comments | 1278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developers boost funding for compost campaign

Campaign-finance data for Palo Alto's Measures D and E show that local developers have given proponents of E, which would...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 10, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 28 comments | 1908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Private service for Steve Jobs held Sunday at Stanford

Several hundred friends and family of Steve Jobs gathered for a private memorial service at Stanford Memorial Church Sunday...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 22, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 28 comments | 1344 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pilot error caused East Palo Alto plane crash

A plane crash into an East Palo Alto neighborhood on Feb. 17, 2010, was most probably caused by the pilot's failure to follow...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by narnia, on Nov 29, 2011 at 9:12 am | 28 comments | 1689 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Does anyone awake listen to KGO ?

This morning at 1:06 AM when we normally get the politcally progressive but polite, reasonable and well-spoken Pat Thurston...

Original post made by Pat Thurston Fan on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ali Asper, on Dec 5, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 28 comments | 2149 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bloomberg taps Cornell after Stanford withdraws

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg today (Monday, Dec. 19) named Cornell University the winner in a competition to partner...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Dec 20, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 28 comments | 2160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district urges public to avoid burning wood

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to refrain from burning wood today (Tuesday, Dec. 27). Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by smokey, on Dec 30, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 28 comments | 1837 Views
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