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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposed bill would allow homeless students to sleep in community college parking lots overnight

Homeless community college students will be permitted to park and sleep in their cars overnight at any community college...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by RVs Unwelcomed In LAH As Well, on Apr 7, 2019 at 2:46 pm | 31 comments | 15418 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula cities, companies explore partnerships to tackle traffic congestion

Traffic may be a regional problem, but just about every city in the Peninsula has its own local gripes -- and proposed fixes...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Another Giveaway, on Oct 24, 2019 at 4:29 pm | 31 comments | 8840 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State's ambitious housing targets spur anxieties in Palo Alto

After falling woefully short of their own housing goals, Palo Alto leaders are bracing for a daunting new assignment: a state...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by Be accurate, on Jul 12, 2020 at 12:07 pm | 31 comments | 7854 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

As state drought persists, Bay Area redwoods face a precarious future

Looking more like candidates for tinder than the stately evergreens emblematic of California, the line of coast redwoods...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2021
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 15, 2021 at 8:28 pm | 31 comments | 18959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Derelict Gas Station

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Original post made by Midtown Resident on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Vivian, on Oct 1, 2007 at 1:51 pm | 31 comments | 6481 Views

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Theater 'Friends' group asks to be cleared

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Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 13, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 31 comments | 6559 Views

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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 | 10989 Views

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Board seeks 'order' from new Cal Ave trees

Palo Alto's tree-replacement project on California Avenue should strive toward continuity and purpose and should avoid relying...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:42 am | 31 comments | 4978 Views

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'Detection camera' to help ease traffic near Paly

Installation of a "vehicle detection camera," possibly by next week, should ease snarls at the new traffic signal on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 7, 2010 at 7:45 pm | 31 comments | 4915 Views

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Zumot's arson-and-murder trial set for next month

Bulos Zumot, owner of a hookah shop in downtown Palo Alto, could face an arson-and-murder trial as early as next month in...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by jenejenl, on Sep 22, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 31 comments | 4500 Views

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Palo Altan receives French Legion of Honor medal

Sixty-six years after he stormed onto Omaha Beach in France in the early hours of World War II's D-Day invasion, Alfred Pepper,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Disgusted with peters comments, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:45 am | 31 comments | 6728 Views

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Radioactive particles in the Bay Area

According to scientists and health officials, the radioactive particles arriving in the Bay Area but pose no risk. Mercury...

Original post made by Ann on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 23, 2011 at 5:47 pm | 31 comments | 6214 Views

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Plan for bridge over 101 speeds up in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's quest to give bicyclists and pedestrians in the southern part of the city year-round access to the Baylands gained...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Occasional biker, on Dec 6, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 31 comments | 8567 Views

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Plan to modernize Caltrain sails through regional commission

Caltrain's stalled effort to electrify its tracks flickered to life Wednesday morning when the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 31 comments | 8627 Views

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Changes ahead for Stanford Shopping Center

Stanford Shopping Center would build five new retail buildings, including a "lifestyle" center and a smaller Bloomingdale's...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Torquatus, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 31 comments | 44814 Views

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Palo Alto eyes three new schools at Cubberley

Palo Alto would build three new schools at Cubberley Community Center as part of a new concept that top city and school officials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Katie, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 31 comments | 6407 Views

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Kleiner Perkins answers sex-discrimination lawsuit

Claiming a female employee has "twisted facts and events in an attempt to create legal claims where none exist," Kleiner...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 21, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 31 comments | 4922 Views

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Professorville parking program rejected

Professorville residents looking to reclaim the parking spots on their streets from downtown employees will have to cope...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Jul 22, 2012 at 12:29 am | 31 comments | 7644 Views

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Arson suspected in Palo Alto hills fires

A "person of interest" has been identified by police and fire officials in connection with five fires that burned Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:56 am | 31 comments | 7700 Views

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Palo Alto to consider design contest for 101 bike bridge

Just two years ago, Palo Alto's proposed bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 was a pipe dream, one of the most expensive components...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 25, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 31 comments | 12572 Views
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