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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Forty years later, updating open space vision

From virtually anywhere on the Midpeninsula, Windy Hill's unique treeless contours dominate the Skyline ridge and provide...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 20 comments | 6606 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fresh snags to delay opening of Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's frustrating slog to rebuild the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center is facing a fresh wave of construction...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by pat, on Nov 15, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 45 comments | 6599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board OKs 'working cafe' plan for Varsity Theatre in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's Historic Resources Board gave the thumbs up Wednesday to plans for a public "working cafe" in the front courtyard...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 29, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 39 comments | 6598 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: A Taser lesson learned

Imagine your 16-year-old son riding his bike on Palo Alto streets and, like too many bicyclists, cruising through a stop...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 22, 2014 at 8:11 pm | 55 comments | 6594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Help! Drunk birds bother neighbor!

Our house has a cottoneaster in the back corner of the property, you know, spindly tall tree with clusters of bright orange...

Original post made by anne on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by anne, on Mar 31, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 18 comments | 6592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Expert: Treat junk food like cigarettes

America will solve its obesity problem when eating junk food becomes as socially unacceptable as smoking cigarettes. That...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Fat man, on Feb 13, 2010 at 8:50 am | 77 comments | 6592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Referendum threatens transgender student law

A law that articulates the rights and treatment of transgender students at schools across the state goes into effect Jan....

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Pscoll16, on Jan 28, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 38 comments | 6588 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jewelry swiped from Neiman Marcus store

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Original post made on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by PD, on Aug 27, 2007 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 6587 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Leash Laws - Again

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Original post made by Dog Owner on Mar. 13, 2007
Last comment by Dog Owner, on Oct 3, 2007 at 10:53 am | 67 comments | 6574 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

University Ave. should be solely a pedestrian and bicycle mall

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Original post made by Andrew on May. 24, 2007
Last comment by Candice, on Jun 17, 2007 at 1:14 am | 81 comments | 6574 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Olympian Amy Chow dives into a new challenge

When we last saw Amy Chow on a competitive stage, the Castilleja School grad was launching herself skyward in the pole vault....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Helen Bayly, on Aug 14, 2011 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 6574 Views

MOVIES

the reviewers are wrong

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Original post made by Claire on Jul. 23, 2006
Last comment by Danny, on Jul 24, 2006 at 4:30 pm | 2 comments | 6574 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Shopping Center

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Original post made by chrisk on Dec. 6, 2006
Last comment by Sue, on Dec 14, 2006 at 10:23 pm | 6 comments | 6571 Views

BOOKS

BEECH STREET...The Summer of 59'

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Original post made by Marie on Oct. 7, 2006
Last comment by April, on Oct 12, 2006 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 6569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Forecast predicts years of budget surpluses

A surging economy and an expected influx of revenue from new hotels have prompted Palo Alto officials to predict a decade...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Marrol, on Feb 16, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 20 comments | 6563 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Not your usual startups

They're atypical Palo Alto entrepreneurs. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/05/09/not-your-usual-startups...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, on May 10, 2014 at 10:44 am | 6 comments | 6560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shoreline Noise - does anyone care any more?

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Original post made by Deborah on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 31, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 38 comments | 6555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto prepares to welcome new hotels

Developers and Palo Alto land-use watchdogs rarely speak with the same voice, but when the venerable Rickey's Hyatt hotel...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Dec 19, 2011 at 7:19 pm | 9 comments | 6553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Geometry in middle school?

Is geometry offered in middle school? I went to the Terman website and looks like the math lanes stop at Algebra I. A...

Original post made by Barron Dad on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by C, on Oct 5, 2014 at 2:16 am | 65 comments | 6552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Video imagines Palo Alto's high-speed-rail future

The sleek, blue train zips on elevated tracks along Churchill Avenue, soaring high above passing cars, traffic lights, meandering...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Stop the Seijika, on Apr 12, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 143 comments | 6551 Views
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