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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to replace golf course trees moves ahead

With more than 600 trees about to get the axe at the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course, city officials are looking at nearby...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Good call, on Jan 28, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 8 comments | 6533 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new fountain in place, California Avenue project nears finish line

With just weeks to go until the finish line, the reconstruction of California Avenue hit another milestone Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 2, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 61 comments | 6532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto firms up rules for pumping groundwater

Responding to a rising tide of citizen concerns, Palo Alto officials on Monday took aim at the controversial practice of...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Fear Groundwater, on Feb 5, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 53 comments | 6532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Are we heading toward a correction this year?

At the beginning of 2015, I wrote the column "A long-term cyclical view" and pointed out the high probability of a temporary...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Ask China, on Feb 8, 2016 at 4:00 pm | 4 comments | 6532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Your kids are smoking marijuana near my house

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Original post made by Jim on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by anon., on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:42 am | 44 comments | 6530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Go-ahead nears for new, modern Apple store

Plans for Apple's new glass-fronted and topped retail store in downtown Palo Alto are edging closer to final approval this...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 27 comments | 6524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tales of turkey and tempeh

Roasted, fried, smoked or deconstructed — there is an abundance of ways to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. Or is a turkey...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 6524 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford, PAMF penalized over patient safety

Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Been There Twice, on Dec 18, 2015 at 10:55 pm | 7 comments | 6523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mobile-home park residents host holiday Posada

In long robes and accompanied by an angel, modern-day versions of Mary and Joseph, parents of the yet-unborn Jesus, beseeched...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Greenacres, on Dec 19, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 15 comments | 6522 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglary wave topped Palo Alto crime news

Crime was No. 1 on the list of Palo Alto neighborhood concerns in 2012, with residential burglaries taking center stage....

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 28, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 5 comments | 6520 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain ridership skyrockets

After years of seeking emergency funding to keep from drastically slashing services, Caltrain is on track to balance its...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Jan 7, 2014 at 5:44 pm | 45 comments | 6520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Street sweeping no parking zones

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Original post made by JL on Jan. 2, 2007
Last comment by HS, on Jan 4, 2007 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 6519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dogs Off Leash in our Parks

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Original post made by Carol on Nov. 13, 2006
Last comment by Fido, on Dec 15, 2006 at 3:41 pm | 22 comments | 6519 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real Tree or Fake Tree ?

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Original post made by NameWithheld on Dec. 21, 2006
Last comment by D Randolph, on May 2, 2007 at 12:44 pm | 4 comments | 6516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Churches in (near) Palo Alto - programs for kids/teens

My wife and I went to church as a teenager but aren't really active any longer. Now that we have a teenager and a younger...

Original post made by anon-this-time. on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on May 19, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 38 comments | 6515 Views

RESTAURANTS

Enough with word-of-mouth specials

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Original post made by Ray on Sep. 15, 2006
Last comment by Carol, on Sep 15, 2006 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 6513 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A place for the blues

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Original post made on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by Annie, on Sep 29, 2008 at 11:11 pm | 6 comments | 6511 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford: Earth's core is surprisingly weak

Stanford University researcher Arianna Gleason and assistant professor Wendy Mao discovered that the Earth's inner core is...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Office Decor Robbie , on May 22, 2013 at 6:11 pm | 12 comments | 6510 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gail Price not to seek second council term

Palo Alto City Councilwoman Gail Price announced today that she will not seek a second term on the council in November. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by please no clones, on Apr 29, 2014 at 8:01 am | 43 comments | 6509 Views

BOOKS

650 horses competing in Charity Horse Show

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Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by Carole Kealy, on Aug 1, 2007 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 6508 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,415 views

Sing and celebrate
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