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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Dog run snobs

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Original post made by Dog owner on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by Merlinlove, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:57 am | 69 comments | 8907 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 | 8907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin Immersion Solution: A Charter in Mountain View?

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Original post made by Language Lover/Give Peace a Chance on Apr. 2, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 14, 2007 at 4:16 pm | 70 comments | 8906 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City leaders support limiting use of plastic bags

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Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Logical Environmentalist, on Nov 8, 2008 at 11:18 am | 39 comments | 8900 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Just downtown tonight ... noticed lots of scratched plate glass ?

I went downtown tonight to eat dinner. We had the usual great salads at Sprouts Cafe, and as we went out the door for a...

Original post made by Anon. on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 30, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 8900 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shops look to Small Business Saturday

In efforts to better vie for shoppers' dollars, Palo Alto merchants are for the first time participating in Small Business...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by startup, on Nov 30, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 8892 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council incumbents, challengers vie in debate

Making no bones about their desire to shake up the Palo Alto City Council, self-described "residentialist" council candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by what, on Oct 3, 2014 at 12:55 am | 40 comments | 8884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Michael Litfin of Children's Theatre dies

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Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Laura Sander, on Dec 4, 2008 at 1:41 am | 82 comments | 8881 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Email indicates that Zuckerberg offered to help developer

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apparently recalled he had once offered to help the real estate developer who is now suing him...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by John H, on Aug 12, 2014 at 1:38 am | 15 comments | 8879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Angry residents disrupt Cal Ave tree meeting

Residents' outrage over the clearcutting of 63 mature trees along California Avenue disrupted a community meeting to discuss...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 15, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 45 comments | 8874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ivies start dropping AP classes.

Today's NYT reports that Dartmouth has decided to refuse credit for all AP classes. The university studied the results from...

Original post made by College Board on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Ugh, on Jan 30, 2013 at 11:06 pm | 57 comments | 8872 Views

SPORTS

Moonlight Run draws thousands to the Baylands

About 3,000 athletes ran and walked by the light of the harvest moon Friday night at the 29th annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by JEFFERY PHILLIPS, on Sep 21, 2013 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 8863 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 | 8861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Fireworks fanatics

For many Americans, Independence Day means relaxation. But for fireworks professional Dan Nitzan and his crew, the holiday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by KeepPetsInsideJuly4th, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 8847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man shot, killed in East Palo Alto Saturday

A 21-year-old man was shot multiple times Saturday night, Jan. 26, in East Palo Alto and died of his wounds on the scene,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Karan, on Feb 8, 2013 at 9:53 pm | 49 comments | 8845 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council has no appetite for doing away with PC zones

Facing a plate full of development projects, Palo Alto City Council members Monday night didn't show any appetite for doing...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by JCC bashers unite, on Dec 5, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 89 comments | 8842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista closure effort stymied by info gap

For more than a half century, the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has stood out as a quiet counterpoint to Palo Alto's affluent,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 1, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 207 comments | 8841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service for Sam Webster set for Sunday

A memorial service will be held Sunday for Palo Alto businessman and community booster Sam Webster, who died early Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Siobhan Rhea Surraco, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 17 comments | 8835 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Supervisors offer aid in preserving Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian proposed today to the Board of Supervisors to use $8 million from its affordable...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by EnjoyPaloAltoANDbeHappy, on Jan 30, 2015 at 10:57 am | 60 comments | 8830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magical Bridge playground surges toward reality

With funds nearly secured and its final design winning approval Thursday, Palo Alto's dream of creating an "inclusive" playground...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Christina Owen, on Apr 18, 2014 at 4:53 pm | 8 comments | 8830 Views
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Palo Alto: Pastis owner to open second French restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 1,600 views

The Four E's--Pope Francis and the Middle Class
By Steve Levy | 4 comments | 1,117 views

Marriage Interview 9: Make a Date to Have Sex Once or Twice a Week and . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 8 comments | 1,058 views

My College Mindset is Intrinsically Motivated
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 1,034 views

The Remedy to Inadequate Citizen Input? More of the same
By Douglas Moran | 0 comments | 200 views