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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest suspect following manhunt

Palo Alto police arrested Cameron Conley, 19, of Oakland after a nearly three-hour manhunt near downtown Palo Alto Thursday...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 1, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 67 comments | 6670 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Herman Cain's 9-9-9 plan

What do you think - bold? A winner? A winner for Cain in California?...

Original post made by the Body Politic on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 9, 2011 at 8:21 am | 67 comments | 3474 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hurting Cuba

The U.S. is trying to blame Cuba's poverty and troubles and everything else on Fidel Castro, when for 50 years the U.S. has...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by D Pepp, on Jun 16, 2012 at 9:24 am | 67 comments | 2611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The perils of innovation

'Innovation' is a word we all love to use to distinguish our region's culture and values from other places and to impress...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Nov 4, 2015 at 8:22 am | 67 comments | 5146 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Alma Plaza decision as a window into Palo Alto politics

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Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Jun 22, 2007 at 3:06 pm | 66 comments | 5824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does anonymity cause online rudeness?

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 2, 2007 at 9:17 pm | 66 comments | 22118 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gore gives Nobel Prize proceeds to Palo Alto nonprofit

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Original post made on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 15, 2007 at 12:45 pm | 66 comments | 6360 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arrest made in case of abducted Gunn student

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Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Dissapointed By Stander, on Nov 5, 2007 at 5:17 pm | 66 comments | 9056 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study: Global warming will lead to crop losses

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Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by simple, on May 29, 2008 at 4:29 am | 66 comments | 5590 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents rail against proposed high-speed train, demand transparency, involvement

It began with a series of casual chats between neighbors in the Southgate neighborhood before it spilled over to other parts...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 1, 2009 at 12:31 am | 66 comments | 4906 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents demand tunnels for high-speed trains

Anger, confusion and frustration over California's proposed high-speed rail system dominated a tense informational meeting...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by No Blasting, on Oct 28, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 66 comments | 4682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto begins process to rename Lytton Plaza

Lytton Plaza officially began its transformation into Thoits Plaza Monday night, when the Palo Alto City Council voted unanimously...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Larry Cone, on Feb 18, 2010 at 12:40 am | 66 comments | 4289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Chilling recordings relate plane-crash fears

Two audio recordings of communications between air-traffic controllers reveal rising anxiety and a tense exchange as the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stan Faust, on May 4, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 66 comments | 4976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Palo Alto, whose sidewalks are they?

The next time someone trips and falls on a raised or crumbling piece of sidewalk, Palo Alto property owners could be responsible...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Phooey, on May 7, 2010 at 4:01 am | 66 comments | 5380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Conservationists file complaint over landfill land

A group of Palo Alto conservationists filed a complaint against the city Friday alleging that city officials are violating...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 17, 2011 at 8:42 pm | 66 comments | 5551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford, Packard nurses OK potential strike

Nurses for Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals voted overwhelmingly in favor of a possible strike on Thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Ashley, on Mar 3, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 66 comments | 7127 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Mitchell Park library slips further behind

Already more than a year behind schedule, the new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center will be even later than that,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by fact checker, on Feb 6, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 66 comments | 6077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opponents of Maybell project complete signature drive

A grassroots effort to stop a proposed housing development on Maybell Avenue in Palo Alto hit another milestone Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Aug 2, 2013 at 6:48 am | 66 comments | 4475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Verizon tries again for Little League cell tower

The Palo Alto Little League is making a fourth attempt to welcome a cell tower at its ballpark on Middlefield Road, this...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by neighboramn, on Oct 7, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 66 comments | 5853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens panel to aid city in addressing housing shortage

Faced with state mandates and market pressures to build more housing, Palo Alto officials are considering a wide range of...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by what about legalizing in-laws, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:04 am | 66 comments | 7586 Views
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