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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nixes election on Arrillaga's downtown proposal

Faced with a flurry of criticism of a sweeping proposal to build four office towers and a theater in downtown Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Dec 5, 2012 at 10:20 am | 29 comments | 6305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto startup founder takes lessons from tragic accident

Declara's philosophy and mission is deeply rooted in CEO Ramona Pierson's personal wake-up call that a "one size fits all"...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by So right, on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 6305 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City seeks $1 billion for improved rail crossings from VTA tax

Calling it a critical project not just for Palo Alto but for commuters throughout the Santa Clara County, city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 26, 2015 at 6:44 am | 110 comments | 6304 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State sets new mandatory water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Wednesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Apr 20, 2015 at 4:15 am | 23 comments | 6303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police officers defer $800,000 in raises

In a move that will save Palo Alto about $800,000 during bleak financial times, the city's police union has voted to defer...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Not important, on Dec 10, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 84 comments | 6300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority Palo Alto graduates reflect on the good and the bad

The power of teachers and coaches — and of early, clear communications about college requirements — emerged in "exit...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by full disclosure, on Mar 11, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 33 comments | 6300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn launches business club in partnership with community

Flanked by the company's chief operating officer and chief management officer, the two co-chief executive officers called...

Original post made on May. 23, 2015
Last comment by John94306, on May 25, 2015 at 7:37 am | 5 comments | 6299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Barron Park rolls out robots for outdoor movie night

Once upon a time, drive-in movies were a big family pastime, and they were part of the collective culture. But those big...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jul 28, 2013 at 12:20 am | 6 comments | 6299 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Atheism: Brief History of Disbelief

This PBS series was hard to find, but is unique and and well presented. Excellent watching in the 150th anniversary of the...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Feb. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 6298 Views

AROUND TOWN

My life-changing experience with breast cancer

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Original post made by Kingsley Jack on Jul. 5, 2006
There are no comments yet. 6297 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: "The Spiderwick Chronicles"

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Feb 19, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 6297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown district opponents circulate petition, ignore assessments

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Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by For the BID, on Sep 8, 2007 at 11:08 am | 24 comments | 6295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is there so much wrong-way parking?

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Original post made by Daniel B. on Sep. 3, 2006
Last comment by People who Need People, on Apr 25, 2008 at 1:15 am | 17 comments | 6295 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to trim managers' benefits

While Gov. Jerry Brown and Sacramento legislators scramble to contain pension expenses for state employees, Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Sep 7, 2012 at 11:09 am | 19 comments | 6294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crows threaten smaller birds

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Original post made by Laszlo Tokes on Aug. 12, 2006
Last comment by random person, on Aug 14, 2006 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 6294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, East Palo Alto ride out storm: only minor damage

With no major damage, power outages or creek flooding, Palo Alto and East Palo Alto for the most part dodged a bullet with...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 13, 2014 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 6294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular song amoung kids - SHOCKING LYRICS

I am so shocked! I listened to a rap song on my 13 yr old son's ipod called "My dick" by Mickey Avalon. I almost puked. The...

Original post made by A shocked parent on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Private Parent, on Apr 29, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 6292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In search of high-quality preschool for all

With a Stanford University education and decades of hands-on experience with kids, Carol Thomsen is something of an expert...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Sep 17, 2012 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 6292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs, Apple, and Palo Alto

Steve Jobs rarely looks to the past; it is the present state of his art and his inexorable drive toward the next big thing...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Svatoid, on Oct 6, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 16 comments | 6290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Waxsanity: Jeremy Lin gets statue at Madame Tussauds

Two days before his 26th birthday, NBA point guard and Palo Alto's own Jeremy Lin received perhaps one of his most memorable...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by HoHum, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 3 comments | 6290 Views
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