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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senate passes smoking ban at beaches, parks

A smoking ban on state beaches and parks passed the California state Senate on Thursday and could make the state the first...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Betty, on May 17, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 24 comments | 2229 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lockheed Fire could be contained this week

The "Lockheed Fire" in the Santa Cruz Mountains could be contained by Thursday and fully controlled by Aug. 30, Cal Fire...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 19, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 10 comments | 2229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monster Ediface Corner Seale/Cowper-Eyesore or Brave New Palo Alto?

I can't help wondering what intentions of the owners and architect can be inferred from this supposedly residential structure...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 11 comments | 2229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does anyone know why Stanford has installed new fencing on Peter Coutts Rd from Page Mill to Stanford?

In the last two weeks, Stanford has quickly and quietly (I say quietly because it didn't take 9 years of meetings to install...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2228 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible bomb closes street in Palo Alto

A suspicious-looking box chained to a pole on Fabian Way in Palo Alto has prompted police to shut down the street to traffic...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Mar 10, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 9 comments | 2228 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sentencing put off for Walgreens arsonist

Despite Donald Ray Williams' conviction in January on charges of torching the downtown Palo Alto Walgreens building in 2007,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by John, on Apr 18, 2009 at 10:50 am | 5 comments | 2228 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jury decides that threat of global warming justifies breaking the law

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Original post made by Jane on Sep. 13, 2008
Last comment by evident truth, on Sep 17, 2008 at 11:14 am | 9 comments | 2228 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Womens right to choose

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Original post made by Joyce on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by toadstool, on Sep 17, 2008 at 11:59 pm | 16 comments | 2228 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Never say it can't get any worse...

From Reason Magazine: Posted on July 2, 2010, 6:00AM In Newcastle-under-Lyme, England, the local council has introduced...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by geez, on Jul 6, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2228 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman, 73, beaten after teen asks for cigarette

A 73-year-old woman out for a walk Monday night in Menlo Park was beaten by a teenage boy after he asked for a cigarette...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by SelfDefenseInstructor, on Jun 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 23 comments | 2228 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Front-loading respect and compassion in the digital age

Like many people throughout the world, I'm mesmerized by the Olympics. Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17349...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 15, 2012 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 2228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford rowers head to World Championships

Four Stanford oarswomen were named to U.S. and British national teams that will be competing at the 2009 World Rowing Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bearfan, on Aug 15, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 2228 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Kohl's in Mountain View

The new Kohl's opened today with few parking spots in the vicinity and long lines at the checkout. Many customers appeared...

Original post made by Shopper on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Overcharging, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments | 2228 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Meeting June 16 on Foothill 'Palo Alto Campus'

The future of a proposed new "Palo Alto Campus" for Foothill-De Anza Community College District will be discussed at a three-way...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Keep Cubberley as is, on Jun 13, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 10 comments | 2227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves Paly fields' project

After some deliberation and plenty of positive input from the community, the Palo Alto Unified School District board unanimously...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 10, 2008 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 2227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert issued for Saturday

The 10th "Winter Spare the Air" alert of the season has been issued for Saturday, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 4, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 6 comments | 2227 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Statement from Superintendent Kevin Skelly

Superintendent Kevin Skelly released the following statement regarding the death of Gunn High School student Sonya Raymakers: Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 9, 2009 at 2:46 am | 9 comments | 2227 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local Executives Arrested for Insider Trading

They are alleged to have targeted Google and SUN, one was a McKinsey Director from here another is a local executive from...

Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Where the Truth Lies, on Oct 18, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 2227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wisteria gone wild

A massive batch of wisteria blooms in front of a house in the Palo Alto Orchards neighborhood of Palo Alto. ==B Photo by...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:46 am | 5 comments | 2227 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Dream Green' at May Fete Parade Saturday

Northern California's oldest and largest children's parade -- the 87th May Fete Children's Parade -- marches through downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by May Fete Fan, on May 1, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 6 comments | 2227 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
By Laura Stec | 15 comments | 18,427 views

French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 18 comments | 13,434 views

Water, baking soda, vinegar and slime
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 962 views

Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 865 views

 

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