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PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:58 am | 59 comments | 6227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Did oak trees know El Nino was on the way?

In April 2014, before El Nino was a household word and daily headline , I did a column about a massive drop of acorns prior...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Rogue Trader, on Mar 1, 2016 at 12:31 pm | 23 comments | 6227 Views

SPORTS

No roses for Stanford football the second time around

Tyler Gaffney rushed for 91 yards and scored a touchdown, Palo Alto grad Kevin Anderson returned an interception 40 yards...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 5, 2014 at 12:54 am | 18 comments | 6224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District, Paly vow changes after hazing article

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Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by another paly student, on Dec 17, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 59 comments | 6223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Airbnb landlords may owe Palo Alto taxes

Since its founding in 2008, Airbnb has exploded in popularity. Its website states that there are listings available in 33,000...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Roderick, on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:48 pm | 48 comments | 6221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: 'Show us' time on library bonds

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Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 11, 2008 at 10:23 pm | 54 comments | 6220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Extending a ladder for workers on the bottom rung

A midcareer "failure" for a Palo Alto woman sparked a new trajectory that's helping local housekeepers, gardeners, waiters...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Oct 23, 2013 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 6218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail authority approves $9 million PR effort

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has just welcomed a new member to assist its admittedly flagging community-outreach...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulcok, on Nov 25, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 32 comments | 6217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harbor seal pup rescued at Palo Alto harbor

A baby harbor seal that somehow got stranded in the waters at the Palo Alto harbor was rescued by Palo Alto Animal Services...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Apr 13, 2013 at 7:16 am | 13 comments | 6216 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tariq Aziz sentenced to the gallows

The liberation of Iraq by GWB, which was a truly a historical event of great dimensions, nevertheless produced a final accounting...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Support Iraqis, then and now, on Oct 28, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 5 comments | 6214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl, 9, drowns in pool in Menlo Park

A 9-year-old girl died Tuesday night as a result of a drowning at an apartment community pool in the 300 block of Sharon...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by tragic, on Jul 27, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 11 comments | 6214 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA, Google ink deal for Hangar One, Moffett airfields

NASA announced today that officials signed a lease with Google's Planetary Ventures LLC to manage Moffett Federal Airfield...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Long Timer…., on Nov 13, 2014 at 5:16 am | 8 comments | 6213 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's priorities: land use, health and infrastructure

A new year brought a new cast and a new philosophy to the Palo Alto City Council, but the chronically pressing issues of...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Feb 3, 2015 at 4:42 pm | 19 comments | 6212 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police confirm May Zhou committed suicide

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Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by sunny, on May 21, 2009 at 10:29 am | 9 comments | 6209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council deals a blow to downtown project

The bitter tug-of-war between a developer looking to construct a four-story building on University Avenue and neighbors who...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Uh-Uh, on Dec 4, 2015 at 5:45 pm | 60 comments | 6208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ohlone lottery

Ohlone lottery results became available. There were 7 applicants per each spot. We live a block away from school, but we...

Original post made by Midtown mom on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 6, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 47 comments | 6208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto eyes slew of bicycle improvements

Palo Alto's ambitious effort to overtake Portland, Ore., and become the nation's top bicycling destination includes expanded...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Peter Smith, on Aug 19, 2011 at 12:07 am | 63 comments | 6208 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Veenker for Assembly

As one would expect for an open legislative seat, the race to replace termed-out State Assemblyman Rich Gordon has attracted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 28, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 47 comments | 6206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Best Food & Drink

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/08/30/best-food--drink posted Friday, August 30, 2013,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Ducat hutch, on Feb 13, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 4 comments | 6205 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters: Timing the market for local sellers

Just after sunset in mid-January, my colleague and I were seated at a square, maple-colored table located near the entrance...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by HO Lee Chit, on Feb 24, 2016 at 8:03 pm | 3 comments | 6205 Views
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