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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA researchers protest government shutdown

More than 70 NASA employees and their supporters gathered in front of Moffett Field's main gate on Wednesday to protest the...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by real numbers, on Oct 17, 2013 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 7916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with 'urgency' law to protect retail

With Palo Alto's shopping centers thriving, its sales-tax revenues rising and its downtown vacancies virtually nonexistent,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by southbayresident , on May 29, 2015 at 2:04 am | 65 comments | 7912 Views

AROUND TOWN

When is a comp not really a comp?

We've all heard a version of the same story at a dinner party or on the sidelines of our child's soccer game. It goes something...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 7 comments | 7912 Views

MOVIES

Welcome to Town Square!

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 11, 2007 at 8:38 am | 5 comments | 7912 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike improvements eyed around Palo Alto high schools

With about two dozen bike projects already in the works in Palo Alto, city officials are preparing to sign off on two more...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Paly parent, on Aug 14, 2015 at 11:34 am | 31 comments | 7907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New county ordinance to limit payday lenders

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance Tuesday night that blocks payday lenders and check-cashing...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 3, 2012 at 10:56 pm | 12 comments | 7907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students advance in Intel science contest

More than a dozen local teens, including three from Gunn High School, are among 300 students from across the country named...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by bump, on Feb 9, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 7 comments | 7905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto organization helps girls transition to womanhood

Four years ago, Hannah Cervantes didn't enjoy speaking in front of her class. Now a sixth-grader at Terman Middle School...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 7901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student journalists investigate 'rape culture' at Paly

The editor of a student magazine at Palo Alto High School said her staff has received "overwhelmingly positive" reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Consent=YesPlease!, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 78 comments | 7896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: Finding a voice, head to head

From "ego-crushing moments" to state championships, high school debaters take risks and earn confidence. ==B Photos and video...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Roy, on Feb 17, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 4 comments | 7895 Views

AROUND TOWN

please don't park on the street on street sweeping days

Work crews try to sweep city streets once a week during the fall and winter. Unfortunately, scofflaws parking on the street...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 7895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothills Park hiker falls, is rescued via helicopter

A 70-year-old man fell down a steep embankment while hiking in Foothills Park Tuesday morning, sustaining injuries to his...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Booboo, on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 18 comments | 7895 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 | 7893 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paying the Price for an SUV - Ira Ruskin creates a great gas hog disincentive

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Original post made by Bill Boland on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by John, on Apr 19, 2007 at 8:27 pm | 83 comments | 7893 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist, cars struck by hit-and-run driver

A 29-year-old Palo Alto woman allegedly struck a bicyclist and two cars on the Stanford campus, then fled the scene Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Alai, on Jan 30, 2013 at 2:34 pm | 32 comments | 7892 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romic receives last hazardous waste shipment

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Original post made on Aug. 4, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 9, 2007 at 7:11 am | 12 comments | 7892 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Social, environmental advocate Mary Davey dies

Mary Davey, who divided her energies between supporting environmental and social causes, died Saturday evening at Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Oct 8, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 22 comments | 7892 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google wins Hangar One lease

Preservationists can rejoice -- Hangar One will be restored. Google has won a lease deal for the massive hangar and operation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 12, 2014 at 10:29 am | 13 comments | 7888 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's top projects of 2012

Palo Alto's effort to reinvigorate the charming but neglected commercial strip of California Avenue sped ahead this year...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Local roots, on Jan 3, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 8 comments | 7886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kindergarten: Too much for 4-year-olds?

Palo Alto kindergarten teacher Diana Argenti, along with Palo Verde Elementary School reading specialist Natalie Bivas and...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Nancy M, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:35 am | 80 comments | 7886 Views
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