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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tunneling dropped as Midpeninsula rail option

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Palo Alto/Midpeninsula portion of the state's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 122 comments | 5997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County Board of Education: new running candidate:Ellen Santiago

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Original post made by county board watcher on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:40 am | 77 comments | 5995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds sued over Stanford's Searsville Dam

Environmental groups who have an ongoing lawsuit against Stanford University for its diversion of water from endangered species...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Sep 11, 2015 at 12:16 am | 12 comments | 5995 Views

AROUND TOWN

$1 million Palo Alto Prize seeks to 'cure' aging

A newly established Silicon Valley-based prize to "hack the code of life and cure aging" was launched yesterday, Sept. 9. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Mary Carlsteasd, on Sep 22, 2014 at 8:24 am | 8 comments | 5994 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

GOP plan would trigger major layoffs at SLAC

The prospect of major layoffs at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and other federally funded institutions was raised...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Perry P, on Mar 26, 2011 at 2:22 am | 77 comments | 5993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Techie cafe approved for Palo Alto's Varsity Theatre

A plan to convert the historic Varsity Theatre on University Avenue into a "working cafe" for tech professionals and an event...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Fake Retail, on Sep 11, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 40 comments | 5993 Views

SPORTS

Shaw puts Stanford season into perspective

==BI Stanford football == People need a little perspective, according to Stanford coach David Shaw. His team is 5-1 overall,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 16, 2013 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 5993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

restrictive building rules

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Original post made by Ashok Srinivasan on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Cooper, on Mar 14, 2008 at 11:27 am | 18 comments | 5992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Weekend Acres

A bent, beat-up green sign declaring "End County Road" greets drivers turning off Alpine Road onto Bishop Lane. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Nic, on Feb 1, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 5991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man, it's hot! Where can I get some 'cool'?

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Original post made by Doug on Jun. 22, 2006
Last comment by Elspeth, on Jun 23, 2006 at 2:40 pm | 4 comments | 5990 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurants

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Original post made by mary on Dec. 26, 2006
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 19, 2007 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 5990 Views

MOVIES

SiCKO: Was & Wasn't What I Expected

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Original post made by Neighbor on Jul. 7, 2007
Last comment by Fred, on Jul 7, 2007 at 9:22 pm | 21 comments | 5989 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More than hot air

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Wildman, on Aug 27, 2015 at 6:36 pm | 24 comments | 5988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legality of homeless "car camping"

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Original post made by Homeowner on Apr. 11, 2007
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 11, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 17 comments | 5988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: How to help those in crisis

The communities of Palo Alto and Woodside have lost two young people in the past few days to suicide. As we grieve, it is...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by wrong, on Oct 18, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 5988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly graduates 465 in Class of 2013

With shrieks, songs and a tossing of mortarboards, Palo Alto High School Wednesday celebrated the graduation of 465 members...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Oct 7, 2013 at 8:44 am | 14 comments | 5986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Palo Alto close its achievement gap?

Recommendations for how to help low-income and minority students excel in Palo Alto schools will be reviewed by the Board...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Once a Little Girl, on May 30, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 63 comments | 5986 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto All-Star Northern California Tournament Info

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Original post made by Theresa Carey on Jul. 27, 2006
Last comment by Billy, on Feb 4, 2007 at 9:28 am | 4 comments | 5986 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Counter on CAL Ave.- not worth it

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Original post made by Gira on Dec. 4, 2006
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 6, 2009 at 12:21 pm | 10 comments | 5986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Cost of Being A Paly Student

Last Friday Paly's student newspaper, The Campanile, ran an opinion piece written by Paly senior and Campanile editor-in-chief...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Brunhilda, on Dec 21, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 66 comments | 5985 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 11,405 views

Family Planning: Don't F%@K Up
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,345 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 511 views

 

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