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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood insurance - subsidized premium rates eliminated

I received a letter from Fire Insurance Exchange Flood Insurance Processing center called Notice of Non-Renewal. It says...

Original post made by Julia on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 27, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 9 comments | 6535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: When democracy is hijacked

Monday night, in a brazen display of power, some members of the Palo Alto City Council massacred our Comprehensive Plan,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by AL Franken, on Feb 14, 2017 at 5:30 pm | 77 comments | 6534 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Carbon dioxide emissions linked to mortality

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Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by AnObserver, on Jan 8, 2008 at 11:34 am | 35 comments | 6533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto raises minimum wage

Palo Alto will have a minimum wage of $11 an hour starting next year thanks to a law that the City Council unanimously passed...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Aug 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 29 comments | 6533 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Some schools lag in measles immunizations

Despite cases of the measles now showing up in Santa Clara County, some Palo Alto schools still have up to 12 percent of...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sandy, on Jan 31, 2015 at 10:45 pm | 32 comments | 6532 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report: Taser deployed in Palo Alto arrest

After nearly two years of silence, Palo Alto Police Department Tasers buzzed to life earlier this year with officers deploying...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Nov 30, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 9 comments | 6532 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford business school dean to step down amid lawsuit

Garth Saloner, dean of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, will be stepping down at the end of the current...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 22, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 19 comments | 6532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone recently bought a gas grill?

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Original post made by Andrew Thompson on Jun. 14, 2006
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 17, 2006 at 1:26 pm | 3 comments | 6532 Views

MOVIES

Clapping Along at Shoreline Theaters

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Original post made by Kate on Jul. 1, 2007
Last comment by bru, on Jun 2, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 5 comments | 6531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Gunn High School's student culture racist?

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Original post made by PA Dad on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 2, 2008 at 9:06 am | 103 comments | 6530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista owners receive $36 million-plus offer

The Housing Authority of Santa Clara County has made a $36.7 million offer to purchase the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by Random, on Dec 29, 2016 at 11:43 am | 44 comments | 6529 Views

BOOKS

Living an intentional life

On a small East Palo Alto street, just blocks from U.S. Highway 101, 15 people share three houses, a trailer, a diverse fruit...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by PatZy, on Apr 5, 2013 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 6528 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mixes of fixes

As morning light streamed through the open garage doors at the Museum of American Heritage, Peter Skinner began orientation...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Washers, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 6526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board members to take oath

A public cake-and-punch reception to honor incoming members of Palo Alto's Board of Education will precede a swearing-in...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by huh?, on Dec 5, 2012 at 10:22 am | 21 comments | 6526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain increases horn volumes AND stress levels

It has been my personal experience, living in downtown Menlo Park, that the Caltrain horns have become outrageously louder...

Original post made by Pierced Ears on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pierced Ears, on Aug 2, 2009 at 11:16 am | 52 comments | 6526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto eyes slew of bicycle improvements

Palo Alto's ambitious effort to overtake Portland, Ore., and become the nation's top bicycling destination includes expanded...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Peter Smith, on Aug 19, 2011 at 12:07 am | 63 comments | 6526 Views

RESTAURANTS

Meet the winners of the 2014 Best Of Palo Alto

Some of these businesses are old friends, household names that are counted on and celebrated. Others are new kids on the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of,henzau, on Jul 28, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 21 comments | 6526 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite permit snag, Palo Alto approves funds for golf course revamp

With little fanfare and much frustration, Palo Alto officials authorized this week spending more than $9 million on an ambitious...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Malika, on Jun 27, 2014 at 6:50 am | 14 comments | 6525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board sets $378 million school-bond vote

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Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 7, 2008 at 6:32 pm | 48 comments | 6525 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: Palo Alto WWII veterans look back

Leland Felton, 95, flipped through a scrapbook Monday of photographs he took during his service in World War II. Young, handsome...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Nov 10, 2012 at 8:19 am | 39 comments | 6524 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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