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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study: 22 percent of California in poverty

The sky-high cost of housing in California is pushing many families into poverty, according to new research by the Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Shocked and Awed, on Oct 4, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 21 comments | 6828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Asst. City Manager discipline details released

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Apr. 25, 2007
Last comment by Phil, on May 3, 2007 at 8:51 am | 104 comments | 6819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local chess club puts Bay Area on national map

The tension in the room is high, and not a move is being made. Players sit across from each other, their brows furrowed as...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Sorvich, on Jul 29, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 8 comments | 6819 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council

With the filing period concluding this week, 12 Palo Alto residents have officially entered the race for the five contested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by PaulaBolduc, on Sep 21, 2014 at 10:51 am | 59 comments | 6818 Views

MOVIES

Inconvenient Truth Meetings?

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Original post made by Robyn on Jul. 29, 2006
Last comment by Siona, on Aug 6, 2006 at 10:18 am | 7 comments | 6817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MI letter to school board

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Original post made by Board Observer on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by pa resident, on May 10, 2007 at 3:41 pm | 137 comments | 6816 Views

SPORTS

It'll be a fresh start for Stanford's Hogan at QB

Kevin Hogan's rise to prominence came about almost as suddenly as Stanford's rise as an elite football program. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Sep 8, 2013 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 6814 Views

RESTAURANTS

Has anyone tried "Mantra" yet?

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Original post made by toni on Sep. 28, 2006
Last comment by Carol, on Aug 30, 2007 at 9:11 am | 15 comments | 6813 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest man for stealing 10,000 pills from PAMF

Police arrested a man March 5 for stealing more than 10,000 pills of prescription narcotics from a closed pharmacy at the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 18, 2013 at 9:50 am | 19 comments | 6813 Views

RESTAURANTS

Hold the sauce: Armadillo Willy's marks 30 years

For 30 years Armadillo Willy's has served Texas-style barbecue to customers in the Bay Area, beginning with the original...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Doug Kirkwood, on Oct 8, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 6811 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trees chopped before city's OK was final

Not only did the City of Palo Alto fail to communicate a plan to cut down 63 mature trees on California Avenue last week,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by D, on Nov 2, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 162 comments | 6804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Indoor cycling, more mall openings, tutoring centers

<B><B>INDOOR CYCLING AT STANFORD ... </B>An indoor cycling studio is riding into Stanford Shopping Center, with construction...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Soul Enthusiast!, on Nov 5, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 6804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Foothills Park - Palo Alto residents only forever?

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Original post made by Steve on Jul. 11, 2006
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Jan 17, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 14 comments | 6803 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

An airman's final homecoming

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Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Jun. 23, 2006
Last comment by Bill Bell, on Jun 24, 2006 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 6801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to consider design contest for 101 bike bridge

Just two years ago, Palo Alto's proposed bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 was a pipe dream, one of the most expensive components...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 25, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 32 comments | 6792 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls dedicating new parkland

A long forgotten and largely abandoned parcel of city-owned land next to Foothills Park could be spruced up and added to...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted 2, on Mar 23, 2014 at 9:55 pm | 38 comments | 6789 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pilots' group urges tighter procedures at airport

Acutely aware of the Palo Alto Airport's limited-visibility future, the airport's pilots' and aircraft-owners' group is pushing...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 133 comments | 6787 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford is shopping for firefighting service

Stanford University is looking around for a new provider of firefighting services, a move that could transform or even end...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Equestrienne, on Dec 27, 2013 at 6:36 pm | 24 comments | 6786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Dept. burns through half its overtime budget

The Palo Alto Fire Department has burned through half of its annual overtime budget -- $718,000 -- during this fiscal year...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Walter White, on Dec 14, 2013 at 10:30 am | 24 comments | 6780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto to stick with new school calendar

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday indicated it will press ahead with a reformed academic calendar for 2012-13, despite emotional...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Dec 9, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 122 comments | 6779 Views
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