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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The 'microunit' allure

Some call it an innovative way to create needed housing that will become the wave of the future. Others call it inappropriate...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 21, 2016 at 6:10 am | 76 comments | 7967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents ask for new charter school in East Palo Alto

A leading charter school organization said Monday it would seek to open a new elementary school in East Palo Alto in the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by EPA Teacher, on Oct 29, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 25 comments | 7967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Demolition and replacement of Brutalist building wins approval

One of the tallest and most distinct buildings on El Camino Real will be torn down and replaced with a more modern-looking...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Rajesh Chin, on Feb 23, 2017 at 5:32 pm | 26 comments | 7963 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to 'fuel switch' away from natural gas

When Palo Alto cut carbon out of its electricity supply last year, City Council members and environmentalists lauded the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:07 am | 57 comments | 7961 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Would-be entrepreneurs turn to lawyers for help

Karlygash Burkitbayeva, who came from Kazakhstan to study at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, hired an immigration...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by What's the Diff?, on Apr 28, 2014 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 7961 Views

AROUND TOWN

The other big project in downtown Menlo Park

While attention has been focused on what Stanford University plans to build in Menlo Park, another developer has quietly...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Housing Advocate, on Nov 8, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 10 comments | 7958 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma Plaza--again

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Original post made by Not so fast on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Mar 19, 2007 at 1:19 pm | 81 comments | 7956 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eichler community divided over two-story houses

When a group of Fairmeadow residents launched an effort two years ago to ban new two-story buildings in their Eichler neighborhood,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 6, 2010 at 8:07 am | 192 comments | 7956 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T and concerned residents butt heads

An AT&T presentation intended to inform Palo Alto residents about plans to shore up spotty coverage by installing distributed...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peninsula Commuter, on Aug 4, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 34 comments | 7956 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citing political upheaval, Oaxacan students cancel trip to Palo Alto

The election of Donald Trump to the White House has cast a shadow over Palo Alto's relationship with its sister city in Mexico,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 11, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 18 comments | 7953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Slow growth' or 'smart growth' survey launched

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Original post made on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by New Headline, on Aug 26, 2007 at 2:11 pm | 57 comments | 7952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: America's 'urban' growth outpacing overall density — Palo Alto feeling it?

Palo Alto isn't the only area of the nation that is experiencing increased urban density. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19521...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 24, 2013 at 12:44 am | 3 comments | 7951 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto firms up rules for pumping groundwater

Responding to a rising tide of citizen concerns, Palo Alto officials on Monday took aim at the controversial practice of...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by ACR, on Dec 18, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 57 comments | 7951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Gunn students hurt in car accident

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Original post made on Sep. 20, 2007
Last comment by an athlete, on Sep 25, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 43 comments | 7951 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Status Maintains its Privileges - Criminal Stanford Band Members Walk

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Original post made by Dissapointed Stanford Fan on Nov. 17, 2006
Last comment by Disappointed Stanford Fan, on Nov 22, 2006 at 5:33 pm | 48 comments | 7950 Views

RESTAURANTS

PA council pushes ahead with broadband

In a long-awaited decision, the Palo Alto City Council voted 5-1 Monday night to pursue negotiations with Idaho-based 180...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
Last comment by Jaime, on Sep 25, 2017 at 12:23 am | 2 comments | 7950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trying to stop bullying

Duveneck Elementary School in Palo Alto has a freshly repainted playground for games the kids play during recess. It's a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by paly reporter, on Jan 14, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 123 comments | 7949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Robots fly, swim and mow lawns at 'block party'

They ranged from funky robot pirates to sleek, sophisticated surgical devices and a robotic guide for the blind that could...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Meds, on Apr 10, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 7948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton High School’s Thespian Society Presents Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

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Original post made by MAHS Drama Booster on Nov. 29, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

SLAC develops 'accelerator on a chip'

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory researchers have successfully used a laser to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Terry, on Sep 27, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 7948 Views
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