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Off Deadline: Where is 'propaganda analysis' ed when we need it?

Propaganda techniques include often-subliminal marketing/advertising messages aimed at all ages - adults and children - that...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2017
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on Apr 5, 2017 at 8:02 am | 28 comments | 8787 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley's tsunami decade of retirements

A virtual tidal wave of retirements will occur between now and 2025 as older workers leave the workforce in Silicon Valley,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 28, 2017 at 6:16 pm | 28 comments | 13154 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Early results show sizeable support for recall of judge

Judge Aaron Persky, whose June 2016 verdict in the Brock Turner case sparked a national debate about sexual violence, campus...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Dotty Henderson, on Jun 7, 2018 at 4:55 pm | 28 comments | 16525 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Six candidates to run for East Palo Alto City Council

Six candidates have filed the necessary paperwork to run for a seat on the East Palo Alto City Council in the November election,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2018
Last comment by Deborah Lewis-Virges, on Oct 6, 2018 at 10:04 pm | 28 comments | 9421 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Close extra-time loophole on 'standardized' SAT/ACT tests

With all the news and hand-wringing about the college-applications scandal, residents of Silicon Valley may be scratching...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Mom of Dyslexic, on May 28, 2019 at 9:11 pm | 28 comments | 17625 Views

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Survey finds persistent minority resist COVID-19 vaccinations

A new survey could help Santa Clara County health officials understand what might prevent the remaining roughly 25% of adults...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Jul 6, 2021 at 12:35 pm | 28 comments | 9057 Views

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Gavin Newsom report card: What he has done, and what he hasn't

Since taking office in 2019, California's governor has made progress on education and other key issues, but left much to...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by John B. Sails, on Sep 17, 2021 at 12:24 pm | 28 comments | 27885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Serious about song

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Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 23, 2008 at 9:35 pm | 28 comments | 7271 Views

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Homeless Shelters Should Be Moved From Downtown Area

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Original post made by Resident on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Fireman, on Apr 18, 2008 at 3:31 pm | 28 comments | 6955 Views

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Expect major traffic during Amgen ride

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Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Where's the outrage?, on Feb 17, 2008 at 1:28 pm | 28 comments | 8914 Views

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Know Knew Books could be in its final chapter

The sign spells out Know Knew Books' bleak economic state in big red letters, amid the window display of books, action figurines...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 5, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 28 comments | 9355 Views

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E. Meadow Circle: Less housing, more business?

A bustling business park, a fresh crop of stores, a new overpass above the highway and a bike path along Adobe Creek are...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Mistake, on Jun 21, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 28 comments | 4787 Views

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Third Middle-Of-The-Road Stop Sign Taken Out This Morning in College Terrace

This stop sign at College & Columbia has been taken out twice now in a month. Another was taken out two months ago two blocks...

Original post made by McGrude on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by McGrude, on Aug 12, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 28 comments | 3312 Views

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Palo Alto seeks to tame unruly permitting process

Palo Alto officials have launched a new initiative to revamp the city's convoluted and much maligned building and permitting...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Aug 3, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 6409 Views

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Why does no one use their turn signals in Palo Alto?

There is not a day that goes by that I wait at a stop sign for someone to drive by when at the last second, they jam on their...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 31, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 28 comments | 3840 Views

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HP sues Hurd, 'John Does' to block Oracle hiring

HP's fired President Mark Hurd knows too much about the inner workings of HP to be allowed to go to work for competitor Oracle...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:22 am | 28 comments | 4418 Views

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Pipeline involved in San Bruno blast runs through Palo Alto

The aging natural-gas pipeline under investigation in the Sept. 9 San Bruno explosion and fire also runs through Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Sep 20, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 28 comments | 7611 Views

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Schools to require new vaccine for pertussis

Starting this fall, California public and private schools will require students in grades 7 through 12 to have a booster...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by laevern, on Nov 13, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 28 comments | 5555 Views

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AT&T plans Wi-Fi test for downtown Palo Alto

Downtown Palo Alto could soon have a Wi-Fi network as part of two pilot wireless programs planned by AT&T Mobility, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 22, 2011 at 10:44 pm | 28 comments | 8315 Views

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Old Palo Alto residents start neighborhood association

Old Palo Alto neighborhood resident Nadia Naik never saw herself as a community activist. But when the issue of high-speed...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Herbert Kanner, on Apr 26, 2014 at 12:07 am | 28 comments | 11773 Views
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