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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. Energy Secretary Chu looks to innovation to solve warming crisis

Predicting dire consequences if the country conducts "business as usual," U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu outlined a...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by True Cost, on Oct 22, 2009 at 6:14 am | 47 comments | 5725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why not death panels?

Sarah Palin is a small town rural hick, but she has stumbled onto a good idea, even though she opposes it. We need to cut...

Original post made by James on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:09 am | 47 comments | 2321 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto gives green light to Mi Pueblo

The supermarket Mi Pueblo will move into East Palo Alto after all, after the City Council approved its liquor license and...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by tell it like it is!, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 47 comments | 3900 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reactions to death of Osama bin Laden

"That he's dead is part of the healing process," said Harold Schapelhouman, chief at the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Loyal Imperialiat, on Jun 9, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 47 comments | 8962 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Approve open space Measure AA

It is not an overstatement to say that the creation of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in 1972 is the single...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by THE REAL PLAN, on May 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 47 comments | 7751 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Exploding toilets' surprise residents

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Original post made on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by Tom, on Sep 12, 2007 at 6:21 pm | 47 comments | 22917 Views

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Palo Alto votes to fight PG&E 'power grab'

Palo Alto will battle a PG&E-backed statewide ballot initiative that would make it more difficult for public electricity...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, on Feb 8, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 47 comments | 8235 Views

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg buys historic Palo Alto home

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly purchased a historic home in Palo Alto that was once owned by a Palo Alto pioneer....

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 19, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 47 comments | 23146 Views

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Ban on car dwelling heads to City Council

Palo Alto's status as the only city in the area to allow living in vehicles could end on July 25, when the City Council is...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Aug 29, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 47 comments | 5467 Views

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Palo Alto Bowl, the Midpeninsula's last alley, to close Sept. 16

Palo Alto Bowl owner Rhythm Smith sat Monday facing a sea of empty lanes, wringing her hands -- her left, with its long,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by So sad., on Sep 16, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 47 comments | 4457 Views

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Juana Briones property up for sale

The embattled property where Palo Alto pioneer rancher Juana Briones once built her home is up for sale for $5.3 million,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:03 am | 47 comments | 5140 Views

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Stanford grad's site nets Southwest 'cease and desist'

When Nikil Viswanathan created a website to automatically check himself in to his flights on Southwest Airlines in January,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by some smarter guy, on Nov 3, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 47 comments | 40927 Views

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Editorial: High school counseling reforms inch forward

For those who don't have kids in the schools or don't carefully follow the nuances of school policy and governance, it must...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 27, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 47 comments | 3523 Views

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Three masked men rob Midtown 7-Eleven

Three masked robbers, one of whom was carrying a rifle or shotgun, robbed the 7-Eleven in midtown Palo Alto early Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Nov 5, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 47 comments | 12466 Views

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Sneaky way to spend more money on the Charleston/Arastradero gridlock

The City of Palo Alto knows the historic Charleston/Arastradero project is a very controversial issue with Palo Altans. ...

Original post made by Duane Bennett on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 9, 2014 at 8:29 am | 47 comments | 3326 Views

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Residents challenge city over parking at Edgewood Plaza

Neighbors of the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center are raising concerns that parked cars will clog their neighborhood now that...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Apr 5, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 47 comments | 8482 Views

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'Wayfinding' program to bring signs, monument, to City Hall

Visitors who have a hard time finding their way around Palo Alto City Hall will soon get plenty of help from the city, which...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:36 am | 47 comments | 6754 Views

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Palo Alto halts plan for a local compost plant

The long-running debate over the future of composting in Palo Alto reached a temporary truce Monday night, when the City...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Dec 12, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 47 comments | 5212 Views

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Woman booked for attempted robbery in downtown Palo Alto

A woman who police said tried to rob a pedestrian at knifepoint in downtown Palo Alto on Tuesday afternoon was arrested later...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 9, 2015 at 7:55 pm | 47 comments | 7394 Views

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SurveyMonkey prepares to leave Palo Alto

Following in the tradition of Google and Facebook, SurveyMonkey is preparing to leave downtown Palo Alto to open a bigger...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Oct 2, 2015 at 4:20 pm | 47 comments | 9981 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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