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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping fire at bay

Under slightly different conditions, a wildland fire in the Palo Alto hills earlier this month could have spread to homes...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Safety should come first, on Jul 1, 2014 at 11:58 am | 26 comments | 7369 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Theatre criminal probe to be dropped?

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Original post made on May. 8, 2008
Last comment by Hero, on May 19, 2008 at 8:38 am | 65 comments | 7368 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Father John Duryea dies at 88

Father John Duryea, who was excommunicated in 1976 after a third of a century as a Catholic priest -- much of it serving...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Pam Gabel, on Sep 26, 2015 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 7368 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Motorists ignoring new Middlefield turning restrictions

New signs to prohibit left-hand turns from Everett and Hawthorne avenues onto busy Middlefield Road in Palo Alto's Downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Karen Marincovich, on Jul 13, 2015 at 2:11 pm | 59 comments | 7362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With El Nino looming, residents question timing of bridge replacement

With a whopper of an El Nino predicted for this winter, residents at a meeting on Thursday night told officials they want...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 4, 2015 at 5:42 am | 116 comments | 7361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents challenge city over parking at Edgewood Plaza

Neighbors of the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center are raising concerns that parked cars will clog their neighborhood now that...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Apr 5, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 47 comments | 7361 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Weekly endorses Hill, Gordon, Simitian

With at least one veteran legislator running for seats in the state Senate, state Assembly and the Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Henry, on May 31, 2012 at 9:12 am | 15 comments | 7359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes for Charleston-Arastradero approved

No traffic-calming project has caused as much road rage in Palo Alto as the city's decade-long experiment with the Chareston-Arastradero...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jan 12, 2016 at 1:39 pm | 47 comments | 7357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board To Vote on Contracts for Legal Services for Academic Year 2013-14

At the May 7th Board Meeting a proposal for the new legal firm contracts was put before the Board. At that meeting school...

Original post made by Also Curious on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by resident, on May 29, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 7355 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student pleads not guilty after fatal crash

A Stanford Graduate School of Business student today pleaded not guilty to multiple felony charges related to a fatal wrong-way...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mikey Palo Alto, on Nov 15, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 13 comments | 7355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: A big transition coming in the long urgency of local environmental activism

The impending retirement of Michael Closson after a decade leading the Palo Alto-based environmental organization Acterra...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Apr 13, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 7353 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audio/visual slide show: Re-imagining the house

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Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jun 28, 2008 at 9:55 am | 8 comments | 7350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Times changed, Mervyns didn't, founder says

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Original post made on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Eleni, on Jan 26, 2010 at 9:52 am | 25 comments | 7350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soda fountain to replace California Avenue 'bird bath'

The Palo Alto City Council, exasperated by the controversy surrounding the plan to replace California Avenue's aging "bird...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by H20 Bored, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 16 comments | 7350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board hopefuls: more needed for minorities, special ed

A Saturday morning school board debate hosted by two Palo Alto parent groups that represent special education students and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mindy, on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:02 am | 42 comments | 7348 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Landlords from hell' plead guilty in four felony counts

A husband and wife dubbed the "landlords from hell" for a series of escalating actions and threats made against their tenants...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 24, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 13 comments | 7347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Here comes the sun

The congregation at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto proudly has no dogma. Its members follow different spiritual...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on May 20, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 7346 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Council: the battle for the fifth seat

Lydia Kou and Cory Wolbach, candidates for Palo Alto City Council, have been locked in a razor-thin contest for the fifth...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:21 pm | 53 comments | 7341 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Controversial plan for office building ekes out approval

Despite a chorus of protests from residents, Palo Alto's architectural board on Thursday approved a new three-story building...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Tired of Overdevelopment, on Aug 25, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 41 comments | 7337 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Multifaith Voices for Peace And Justice Joins National Religious Campaign Against Torture

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Original post made by Craig Wiesner on Jun. 5, 2006
Last comment by Jean E. Barker, on Jun 14, 2006 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 7337 Views
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