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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SamTrans cuts peak Palo Alto-San Francisco bus service

A series of sweeping, system-wide changes for SamTrans means that Palo Alto residents now must hop-scotch through bus transfers...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by jo g, on May 11, 2014 at 11:10 am | 22 comments | 6688 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health care: Palo Alto's painful dilemma

In 2009, Palo Alto's elected leaders and top management responded to the financial walloping of the Great Recession by embarking...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Stanley, on Mar 28, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 55 comments | 6683 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto speeds ahead with new electric-vehicle requirements

Faster than a speeding Tesla, Palo Alto has dramatically expanded its requirements for electric-vehicle chargers, which thanks...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by DrewBarrymore, on Sep 2, 2014 at 4:10 am | 28 comments | 6683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Catastrophic illness and educational catastrophe

Walking onto the Ohio campus last winter, Elijah celebrated the realization that his life was merging back toward the journey...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 13, 2013 at 4:07 pm | 11 comments | 6682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dispute over Jewish tradition could nix Christmas trees

Every autumn, for more than a decade, Abraham Berman's sukkah made an appearance on the second-floor patio of Sheridan Apartments,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by saichele, on Dec 11, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 135 comments | 6681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business registry proposed in Palo Alto

Palo Alto is famous for its love of data and wealth of jobs. But when it comes to data about jobs, city officials often find...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Feb 26, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 40 comments | 6674 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice'

Disney's "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" follows the Jerry Bruckheimer tradition of big stars and big special effects, often...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Erin, on Jul 16, 2010 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 6669 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Zuckerbergs give $5 million to East Palo Alto health center

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $5 million toward construction of a new health center...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by alexP, on Jan 25, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 14 comments | 6655 Views

BOOKS

Artist, surgeon team up to illustrate medical techniques

As a longtime medical illustrator, Chris Gralapp has collaborated with many physicians. One of the most frequent copilots...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by persuasive speech , on Jun 11, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 6652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto martial arts instructor arrested for allegedly trying to kiss a minor

Police have arrested an instructor from a martial arts studio on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto for allegedly attempting to...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by rick, on Aug 31, 2014 at 10:40 pm | 13 comments | 6651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's school-lunch menus get fresher fare

Prices are up by a quarter or two, but food will be fresher in school lunch programs across Palo Alto this fall. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Wendy, on Aug 21, 2013 at 12:41 pm | 9 comments | 6648 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone else a victim of teen vandalism?

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Original post made by victim on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 20, 2007 at 12:51 pm | 13 comments | 6648 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wrongful Death of Chad Mcdonald

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Original post made by fireman on Aug. 18, 2007
Last comment by Son of Florence Lela Noriega, on Oct 24, 2008 at 6:11 am | 7 comments | 6646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto slammed for lack of transparency on Arrillaga proposals

Palo Alto officials circumvented the public process and ignored the city's own policies about leasing of public land when...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by fire the culprit, on Oct 19, 2014 at 8:56 am | 72 comments | 6646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PA school language plan may cost too much

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Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by Paly reporter, on Apr 23, 2008 at 1:26 pm | 157 comments | 6643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Residents fume over Arastradero Road project

Frustrated residents gave City of Palo Alto officials an earful Thursday night over a trial restriping project along Arastradero...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by a new driver, on Sep 12, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 77 comments | 6643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Highlights & reactions to MI school board meeting?

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Original post made by Ohlone parent on Jan. 9, 2007
Last comment by get a grip, on Jan 19, 2007 at 4:58 pm | 92 comments | 6637 Views

BOOKS

Join Palo Alto Reads -- "Funny in Farsi"

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Original post made by Palo Alto City Librarians on Sep. 26, 2006
Last comment by Marianne, on Nov 20, 2006 at 3:51 pm | 18 comments | 6637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aggressive Homeless

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Original post made by Kate on Feb. 28, 2007
Last comment by ummm..., on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:42 am | 86 comments | 6636 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FoPAL board member unfairly attacks Palo Alto Public Library

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Original post made by Sanford Forte on Jul. 10, 2006
Last comment by Sanford Forte, on Jul 11, 2006 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 6633 Views
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