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AROUND TOWN

Mountain View approves cell tower on church

Despite outcry about radiation exposure at an adjacent preschool, the city's zoning administrator approved a cell phone tower...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 21 comments | 4419 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Renters vie for homes

Well-paying jobs, prime school-district locations and proximity to Stanford have always lured people to the Bay area. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by TheKBHomeDan, on Apr 24, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 4418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches business registry

It's no secret that Palo Alto's population either doubles or triples every weekday afternoon, with thousands of workers making...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by now you don't want data??, on Sep 26, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 21 comments | 4418 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect

A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Sep 18, 2014 at 5:20 pm | 52 comments | 4418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district gets $200,000 language boost

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Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Palo alto mom, on Jun 20, 2007 at 10:24 pm | 66 comments | 4417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown explosion, fire draws extra help

A reported explosion in an Eichler home at 452 Maureen Ave. had firefighters out in force today. The affected area was in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Suwen, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 97 comments | 4417 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barbara, on Mar 5, 2015 at 10:20 am | 28 comments | 4415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rethink Mandarin. Consider Arabic.

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Original post made by Daisy on Jan. 8, 2007
Last comment by Interested Outside Observer, on Oct 20, 2009 at 8:02 am | 14 comments | 4415 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Symphony conductor Gideon Grau dies at 86

Gideon Grau, 86, a former resident of Palo Alto, died in his sleep in an Atlanta hospital June 29. He was a symphony conductor,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sister Laurena Alflen, OP, on Feb 21, 2012 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 4415 Views

AROUND TOWN

2007 Gunn High School grad Lawrence Park ends his life

Lawrence Park, 20, a 2007 graduate of Gunn High School, is being mourned by family, friends and classmates at University...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Helpful Realist, on Mar 1, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 48 comments | 4414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Edgewood Plaza developer tries to rebuild history

Nearly a year after construction workers at Edgewood Plaza, in the ultimate "Oops!" moment, destroyed a historic building...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Bad rep, on Aug 28, 2013 at 6:55 am | 3 comments | 4414 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Oh Dear... it seems Condi "Mushroom Cloud" Rice is not very nice to honest workers

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Original post made by Dr. Ferragamo on Aug. 31, 2007
Last comment by GMC, on Sep 1, 2007 at 4:50 pm | 34 comments | 4413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Manager, council surprised by Cal Ave tree cutting

A major tree-removal project in California Avenue's business district caught both City Manager James Keene and the City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Unicorns don't bow, on Oct 10, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 113 comments | 4412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan runs first marathon, breaks record

The unofficial winner of the San Francisco Marathon not only broke the course record today, but he was running a marathon...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Dan Dascalescu, on Dec 8, 2010 at 6:37 pm | 15 comments | 4412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Continuing the 'Asian conversation' -- Dec. 8

With a growing Asian enrollment in Palo Alto schools, parent leaders are preparing a second community forum in what has come...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by B, on Dec 9, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 87 comments | 4409 Views

BOOKS

Great book for aspiring novelists

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Original post made by Danny on Apr. 6, 2007
Last comment by Danny, on Apr 10, 2007 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 4408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill passed to prevent human 'tagging'

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Original post made on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by Simitian is wrong on this one, on Sep 12, 2007 at 2:18 pm | 43 comments | 4406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh differing visions for composting

More than a year after Palo Alto voters approved a plan to set aside 10 acres in the Baylands for a possible composting plant,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 9, 2014 at 11:01 am | 15 comments | 4405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Katsy Swan: The Midpeninsula's garden designer

Katsy Swan traces her love of flower arranging and gardening back to her years at the University of Kentucky, where botany...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Community Volunteer, on May 7, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 4405 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hotel & expansion at Stanford Shopping Center?

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Original post made by Jon P on Aug. 17, 2006
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