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AROUND TOWN

Cowper Street oak 'George' to come down

An independent arborist hired by the City of Palo Alto has determined the 100-plus-year-old Cowper Street oak tree named...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ian Irwin, on Dec 20, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 16 comments | 4746 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Innovation towards very small AFFORDABLE housing

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Original post made by Periwinkle on Jan. 28, 2007
Last comment by A NO on high density in residental neighborhoods, on Feb 8, 2007 at 12:31 am | 33 comments | 4745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto's health challenges greater than county's

East Palo Alto's poorest residents and the city's population in general live with far greater health problems than San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Kwaheas, on Sep 10, 2012 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 4743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board candidates seek to differentiate themselves

While seeming to find common ground on many of the key issues facing the Palo Alto school district, the five candidates for...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Those 183 Votes, on Sep 18, 2014 at 9:44 am | 22 comments | 4743 Views

AROUND TOWN

How was the Chili

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Original post made by Chili on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Chili Lover, on Jul 16, 2007 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 4743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Widespread errors led to clearcutting of Cal Ave trees

Insufficient public outreach, miscommunication within Palo Alto's Public Works Department and the department's widespread...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Daddywarbucks, on Dec 19, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 70 comments | 4743 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City braces for financial uncertainty in airport takeover

As Palo Alto prepares to take full control of its namesake airport for the fist time in nearly half a century, city officials...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 8, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 13 comments | 4742 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley tech execs: Surveillance threatens digital economy

Giving dire warnings that federal surveillance programs are crippling the U.S. digital economy and business opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Larry, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:22 pm | 4 comments | 4742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Medical Center Expansion

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Original post made by Hulkamania on May. 22, 2007
Last comment by test, on Apr 10, 2008 at 12:52 pm | 23 comments | 4740 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Ming's last day, acai comes to Cal Ave

Shop Talk columnist Daryl Savage has the latest on Ming's impending hiatus, a new toy store for the brain and an acai cafe...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Timetomove, on Dec 31, 2014 at 8:55 am | 6 comments | 4740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Specialty high school a no-go for PA, group says

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Original post made on Oct. 18, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 18, 2007 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 4738 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 | 4734 Views

SPORTS

Rittman resigns as Stanford's head softball coach

John Rittman has resigned his position as the head softball coach at Stanford University, athletic director Bernard Muir...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Fox, on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:28 am | 7 comments | 4734 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Welcome to Town Square!

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bicyclist to head east on rare bike

Palo Altan Martin Krieg, known as the Pennyfarthing bicyclist and driver of the pedal-power Busycle, plans to ride an 1891...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Randy, I bike and drive, on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:46 am | 31 comments | 4734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto airport supplier to warn of lead emissions

Residents and businesses near the Palo Alto Municipal Airport should be getting notifications about the use of leaded aviation...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by ThirdThatMotion!, on Feb 21, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 38 comments | 4733 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma affordable-housing project doubles

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Original post made on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by another mother here, on Aug 21, 2007 at 9:44 am | 36 comments | 4732 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain reports record ridership, revenue boost

Caltrain's average weekday ridership in June was a record 50,390, an 11 percent increase over June 2011, the Peninsula Corridor...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by John Murphy, on Aug 8, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 27 comments | 4732 Views

AROUND TOWN

The ludicrous lingo of HBO's 'Silicon Valley'

It was announced this Monday that "Silicon Valley," the Mike Judge-helmed HBO sitcom filmed in and around Palo Alto, has...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 26, 2014 at 9:36 pm | 8 comments | 4732 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Broken City Promises? Examples Wanted

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Original post made by Terry on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by John, on Oct 8, 2007 at 7:25 pm | 83 comments | 4729 Views
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