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AROUND TOWN

City: No more 'island' of homes on commercial block

A string of awkwardly placed homes on a busy stretch of Page Mill Road in Palo Alto could soon make way for a dense new development...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Dec 13, 2012 at 12:49 am | 14 comments | 2338 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Fresh Look

Sweep off the patio, hang up the hammock and start flipping burgers — there's still time left to barbecue. Holding an...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2338 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Higher utilities rates to fund city services?

Rocked by a dry weather spell and dwindling reserves, the city's utility department is poised to raise electricity rates...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Array, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 2337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Providing homes for birds and native bees

Native plants can attract bees to urban gardens Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13924...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by The Honeybee Conservancy, on Sep 24, 2009 at 6:29 am | 1 comment | 2337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Palo Alto needs new 2010 priorities

With one exception, every member of the Palo Alto City Council who will convene Saturday for a day-long retreat has served...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 31, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 2337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beasley sculpture approved for Mitchell library

Palo Alto's new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center will feature at its entrance a blocky, arch-shaped sculpture designed...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 20, 2010 at 12:39 am | 8 comments | 2337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eleven wins for Palo Alto Weekly in annual Bay Area journalism competition

The Palo Alto Weekly walked away with 11 wins Oct. 1 from the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards contest, presented by the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2016
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Oct 2, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Bookless' textbook study launched at Foothill

A group of educators will meet at Foothill College this week to begin studying how to encourage widespread adoption of free...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 21, 2010 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 2337 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man dies on Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto

A person was fatally struck by a train in Palo Alto Thursday night, a Caltrain spokeswoman said. The victim was an adult...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Feb 25, 2012 at 4:29 pm | 39 comments | 2337 Views

SPORTS

It's a makeover for Stanford defense with nine new starters

Fifth-year senior cornerback Ronnie Harris will be one of nine new starters on defense when the 21st-ranked Stanford football...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by not interested, on Sep 4, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 2337 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Olympic tv coverage, dismal

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Original post made by Parent on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Aug 14, 2008 at 1:11 pm | 12 comments | 2337 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Remembering the Bomb, Forgetting Why

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Original post made by ng on Aug. 9, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 10, 2008 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 2337 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Asian domestic-violence website launches

Asian and Pacific-Islander victims of domestic violence can now receive help through a new website. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 7, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 2337 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Opinion shifts against high-speed rail

As the price tag for California's proposed high-speed-rail system continues to swell, so does public opposition to the voter-approved...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 9, 2011 at 5:46 pm | 55 comments | 2337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local library subscribes to novel music idea

For card-carrying members of the Palo Alto City Library, book and movie checkouts last for weeks but music downloads last...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by casey, on Sep 2, 2014 at 10:42 am | 6 comments | 2337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View council bans pot dispensaries

Mountain View City Council members backed away from approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in the...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by John Toalson, on Aug 6, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 2336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Meeting for Paly on Tuesday Night (February 3rd)

Palo Alto High School will be hosting a community meeting on Tuesday night (February 3rd) to discuss the master plan for...

Original post made by Todd Feinberg on Jan. 28, 2009
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Debunked Palin Rumors, and Apologies from Press

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Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 6, 2008 at 3:15 pm | 17 comments | 2336 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Future Palo Alto housing: taller, smaller

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed a new vision for housing on Monday, July 9, that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 2336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area gasoline prices creeping up

A report released Tuesday (Aug. 10) by AAA Northern California shows that gas prices in the Bay Area and across the country...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 12 comments | 2336 Views
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