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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to ban smoking at all small parks

More than half of Palo Alto parks would become smoke-free zones under a law change that a City Council committee abruptly...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 1, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 39 comments | 4309 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View's Milk Pail deal goes sour

It didn't last long. Following the last-minute deal announced July 1 between developer Merlone Geier and Milk Pail Market...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by margaret brown, on Jul 14, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 17 comments | 4309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Richard Curtis to challenge theater firing

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Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by OPar, on May 7, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 97 comments | 4309 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto is California's 'most educated city'

Palo Alto is California's most educated city, according to a report by California Watch. Nearly eight in 10 residents aged...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Antoine Dodson, on Nov 19, 2011 at 4:09 am | 45 comments | 4307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services for Willie Branch tonight and tomorrow

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Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by Bill Shearer, on Feb 20, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 22 comments | 4307 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto gets two new police captains

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Original post made on Apr. 20, 2008
Last comment by Margaret Fex, on Jan 31, 2012 at 12:18 am | 9 comments | 4305 Views

MOVIES

Do-gooders and evil-doers

The year-that-was offered film fans a plethora of noble protagonists and sinister miscreants to cheer and jeer. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on Jan 13, 2009 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 4305 Views

AROUND TOWN

farm delivery boxes?

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Original post made by Emily on Nov. 21, 2006
Last comment by Matthew Barker, on Nov 22, 2006 at 8:48 pm | 5 comments | 4304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Grocers: Proposed plastic-bag ban has wrinkles

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Original post made on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by reader, on Apr 30, 2008 at 5:27 pm | 86 comments | 4303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contract for California Avenue revamp set for approval

When Palo Alto officials unanimously approved in 2011 a proposal to reduce lanes and add an assortment of street improvements...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ethan , on Mar 31, 2014 at 11:06 am | 31 comments | 4303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charleston narrowing is working well

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Original post made by Sonya Bradski on Sep. 5, 2006
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Aug 23, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 4 comments | 4303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Churchill accident - a reminder to us all

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 26, 2006
Last comment by karen ewart, on Jan 22, 2007 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 4302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Discriminatory Scholarships Advertised by Palo Alto High School

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Original post made by Parent on Apr. 25, 2007
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Apr 30, 2007 at 9:42 pm | 41 comments | 4302 Views

MOVIES

James Franco: A modern Renaissance man

Mark Twain once turned over Socrates' famous chestnut thusly: "The unexamined life may not be worth living, but the life...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 4302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning, infrastructure top city's 2014 agenda

Gathered in a cold room with metal folding chairs, a mere handful of electric outlets and no wireless Internet, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by I'm probably gonna drive, on Feb 5, 2014 at 2:09 am | 19 comments | 4301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sale of Palo Alto post office prompts nostalgia, uncertainty

When Palo Alto's downtown post office opened in 1932 on Hamilton Avenue, it was like no other post office in the nation....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Mrs Mercury, on Dec 27, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 16 comments | 4301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rinconada Park tennis courts in need of repair and upgrade

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Original post made by Andrew on Nov. 29, 2006
Last comment by Chris, on Dec 5, 2006 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 4300 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto's bicycle pioneer Ellen Fletcher dies

Ellen Fletcher, a former Palo Alto City Councilwoman who spearheaded the city's transformation into a nationally recognized...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Joe Breeze, on Mar 1, 2014 at 10:56 am | 24 comments | 4299 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters to decide Measure D's fate tomorrow

After months of contentious battles between senior-housing advocates and rezoning hawks, voters tomorrow will decide the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Nov 5, 2013 at 9:22 am | 24 comments | 4298 Views

SPORTS

Stanford Game

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Original post made by Stanford Stan on Sep. 24, 2006
Last comment by Hoops Fan, on Dec 19, 2006 at 3:58 am | 1 comment | 4298 Views
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