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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's Hennessy questions state teacher tenure laws

Stanford University President John Hennessy this week questioned why California grants job tenure to K-12 teachers after...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2013
Last comment by KISS, on Nov 24, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 37 comments | 30938 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Close call by 2 commercial planes this PM over PA?!

At approx. 4:40PM, a few minutes ago, I heard a roar and looked out my rear window of my home. It appeared to me that two...

Original post made by homeowner on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Nov 9, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 37 comments | 1481 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sutter Health, Blue Shield in contract dispute

Hundreds of thousands of people have been told they will need to switch doctors soon due to a contract dispute between Sutter...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Eve in Mountain View, on Jan 28, 2015 at 11:42 am | 37 comments | 15432 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Assembly race splits Democratic establishment

When Peninsula voters go to the polls in November to select their new Assembly representative, it's a safe bet that they'll...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Vote Berman, on Nov 1, 2016 at 9:41 am | 37 comments | 7929 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County eyes plan to offer legal aid to undocumented residents

Undocumented immigrants facing threats of deportation by the forthcoming Trump administration may soon have more legal help...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 22, 2016 at 1:30 pm | 37 comments | 5003 Views

AROUND TOWN

A single mother's BMR experience

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Original post made on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 21, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 37 comments | 6366 Views

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Cell Phone Driving Law

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Original post made by Resident on Jul. 27, 2008
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 30, 2008 at 2:46 pm | 37 comments | 3584 Views

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No composting in Byxbee Park, commission says

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Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Rod, on Aug 29, 2008 at 9:24 pm | 37 comments | 3421 Views

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Grocery store commits to Edgewood Plaza

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Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by For Dan, on Nov 5, 2008 at 6:12 pm | 37 comments | 3581 Views

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Palo Alto Chili Cook-Off aims to be less spirited

This year's July 4 Palo Alto Chili Cook-off will be less rowdy and less spirited than in past years, under a new "code of...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jen, on Jul 3, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 37 comments | 3870 Views

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Tesla plans to move headquarters to Palo Alto

Tesla Motors, whose sleek, flashy roadsters have become a visible emblem of Bay Area's growing electric-car industry, is...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 22, 2009 at 9:59 am | 37 comments | 4177 Views

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Guest Opinion: If ROTC returns will it compromise Stanford's core mission?

There appears to be much concern these days about "identity": Who or what it is we are, what we need and what we, as individual...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 9, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 37 comments | 15139 Views

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In the face of crisis why are local governments unwiling to change

For Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton and communities all over California this is the month in which they must adopt a budget...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 37 comments | 3547 Views

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Insufferable Narcissists and local parking

While I know that no one owns the street parking in front of their house, there are common courtesies neighbors can, and...

Original post made by YSK on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Oct 16, 2011 at 6:03 pm | 37 comments | 4612 Views

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Mysterious meat sales concern Palo Alto residents

Barron Park neighborhood residents have been puzzling over mysterious meat salesmen in blue trucks who have been knocking...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Bernadette Hsing, on May 15, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 37 comments | 8650 Views

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Cafe vendor chosen for Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's quest to bring a cafe to the soon-to-be-completed Mitchell Park Library and Community Center has attracted an...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 6, 2012 at 10:58 am | 37 comments | 3416 Views

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Everyone 'sad' after surprise removal of school tree

Children and parents at Fairmeadow School are wondering why a beloved tree, which had been fenced for protection during a...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Apr 17, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 37 comments | 4473 Views

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Man robs Palo Alto Walgreens for OxyContin

Palo Alto police have released a photo of a man suspected of robbing the downtown Walgreens by showing a concealed gun on...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:14 am | 37 comments | 7719 Views

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Cautious route on Cal Ave chain store ban

The goal sounds simple: Protect California Avenue's quirky character and mom-and-pop shops from an influx of offices and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on May 22, 2015 at 1:54 pm | 37 comments | 6752 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: New stores to open at Town & Country

Fitness apparel store PrAna, upscale women's clothing boutique Joie and luxury cosmetics retailer Space NK prepare to move...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Aug 5, 2015 at 3:33 pm | 37 comments | 6953 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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