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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto golf course faces uncertain future

An effort by Palo Alto and its neighbors to calm the volatile San Francisquito Creek is prompting city officials to take...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by jim, on Dec 6, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 12 comments | 2610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second fire burns near Paly in six weeks

A Monday evening fire near Palo Alto High School burned in an area where the school district stores its buses. It was the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:58 am | 5 comments | 2610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD quietly reverses decision on refunds of illegal summer fees, receives new complaint about 2012 fees

All parents who paid summer school tuition to PAUSD for 2013 will automatically receive full refunds, according to a statement...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 19, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 23 comments | 2610 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poll shows McCain in 5-point lead over Obama

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Original post made by Meg on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Reality Check, on Aug 29, 2008 at 6:30 pm | 14 comments | 2610 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arlen Specter will switch his party affiliation

At least he made an honest statement of why he switched----- “I have traveled the State, talked to Republican leaders...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by food for fhought, on May 6, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 59 comments | 2610 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

General David Petraeus: we have two weeks to save Pakistan from Taliban

UK Telegraph--- While we are distracted by Bidens Pandemic, a $400,000 vanity fly by of NY and the SCOTUS necropolis. We...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 6, 2009 at 11:54 am | 33 comments | 2610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tom Brokaw to moderate Stanford forum

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Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 25, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre rejection challenged

After being rebuffed by Palo Alto's planning commission last month, a developer is now taking his proposal for a block-wide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Poor Mr Smailey, on May 19, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 2609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Valuing the neighborhood grocery store

The latest large development project to come under the microscope of the "Palo Alto Process" is the imaginative, seemingly...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by WH, on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 10 comments | 2609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The new Mitchell Park library is ugly!

This new library is not only ugly, but it does not fit in the Palo Alto context. It is not welcoming to either kids or adults....

Original post made by Jane on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by Keep the list growing, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 17 comments | 2609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto allocates $167K to study Newell Bridge Replacement

Maybe this 112 year old structure should just disappear. http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_23351497/palo-alto-consider-studying-other-options-newell-road...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 9, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 32 comments | 2609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Boy Scouts want change in sexual-orientation policy

The national Boy Scouts of America policy prohibiting homosexual people from becoming members or leaders is out of touch,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tony Porterfield, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 13 comments | 2609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Paly coach Clem Wiser was a winner in every sense

Clem Wiser will be best remembered as a champion of education, a championship coach, a championship facilitator and a championship...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Jack Dickinson , on Feb 9, 2017 at 4:59 pm | 9 comments | 2609 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residents urge Palo Alto to collect traffic-stop data

A group of Palo Alto residents is trying to convince the city to retain the Police Department's practice of collecting demographic...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2010
Last comment by Time-To-Move-On, on Aug 2, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 13 comments | 2609 Views

SPORTS

Boston Marathon is fastest ever with help from ex-Stanford standout Ryan Hall

Former Stanford All-American Ryan Hall helped make the 114th running of the Boston Marathon the fastest ever on Monday. While...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Apr 20, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2609 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Students expelled for pot, but no major drug bust at Sacred Heart, school official says

Rumors of a major drug bust at Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton appear unfounded, but two students have been expelled...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by truper, on Oct 31, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 6 comments | 2609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, it took her nine months of interviews -- the human...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Not in favor of abortion, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 2609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman killed Thursday had been Stanford prof

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the woman who was struck and killed by a train the morning of Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by not easy, on Aug 30, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey: Bay Area workers highest paid in 2009

Workers in the Bay Area were the highest paid on average in the nation last year, according to data released Friday (July...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Linn, on Jul 26, 2010 at 8:39 pm | 9 comments | 2608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Images from Palo Alto's Quakeville campout/drill

Palo Altans camping out at Quakeville, Palo Alto's simulated earthquake reaction this weekend, found themselves engaged in...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:20 am | 2 comments | 2608 Views
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