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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zoning out

The now notorious "PC" zone allows developers to build projects bigger and denser than zoning allows, as long as the projects...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by kbgkbgnet, on Feb 27, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 10 comments | 2650 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How it happened: California Avenue tree-cutting timeline

A timeline of events surrounding the California Avenue tree-removal project, constructed from internal correspondences of...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Greg Hargrove, on Dec 30, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 11 comments | 2650 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When all the world's a stage

From a portrait of artist Norman Rockwell to the misadventures of a transgender artist considering gender reassignment, TheatreWorks'...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 2650 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Barbara Carlitz

Barbara Carlitz recently offered a visitor a cup of coffee and a chocolate-chip cookie perched atop a napkin imprinted with...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2650 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto woman gets eight years in prison for injuring child

A 30-year-old East Palo Alto woman was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in state prison after pleading no contest to abusing...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Good, on Feb 11, 2016 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 2650 Views

SPORTS

Top distance runners at Payton Jordan Invitational

While many of the world's top sprinters will be busy at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia this weekend, the top distance runners...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by reader, on Apr 30, 2011 at 8:24 pm | 1 comment | 2650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford med school wins $30 million grant

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Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Not Enough, on May 29, 2008 at 9:23 pm | 4 comments | 2650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford freshmen by the numbers

Nearly 1,800 freshmen and 31 transfer students will be welcomed at Stanford University Tuesday, Sept. 18. The new students...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by observing the observer, on Sep 18, 2012 at 10:35 am | 5 comments | 2650 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Benest honored at his last council meeting

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Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 14, 2008 at 8:51 pm | 3 comments | 2649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders tougher water-efficiency standards

Seeking to conserve water and comply with a new state law, Palo Alto officials are considering adopting stricter regulations...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Midtowner, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:27 pm | 25 comments | 2649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What would Palo Alto be like if Stanford wasn't our neighbor?

Answer: Pretty boring! Maybe we'd see a people coming to the lovely Stanford Theater, but then, maybe the Stanford Theater...

Original post made by Sierra on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 29, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 4 comments | 2649 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA police chief wants to end homicides

The East Palo Alto Police Department will have a goal of "No Murders in 2009," Police Chief Ron Davis said a Dec. 26 letter...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Jan 3, 2009 at 12:24 am | 37 comments | 2649 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pipe-wielding teens fight with Palo Alto police

Two 16-year-old boys brandishing large plastic pipes threatened to "beat up" a construction worker on University Avenue Saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 11, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 51 comments | 2649 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hurt during Palo Alto strong-arm robbery

A woman was injured in Palo Alto during a strong-arm street robbery after a man absconded with her purse Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Mar 26, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 22 comments | 2649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bonuses for 260 city managers

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Original post made by arlo on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by John, on Sep 12, 2008 at 5:58 pm | 8 comments | 2649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto urged not to fund a Catholic nonprofit

With Catholic Charities facing allegations of discrimination from gay-rights advocates in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Washington,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by local gurl, on Apr 18, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 16 comments | 2649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Extreme editing on library threads

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Original post made by New bond, less branches on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 25, 2008 at 7:02 am | 47 comments | 2648 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

32 million surplus in P.A. Utilities

This Monday the City Council had as a topic what they should do with the 32 million surplus that the Utilities realized they...

Original post made by city coucnil got it wrong! on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by city council got it wrong!, on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:33 am | 10 comments | 2648 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smoke and mirrors: fighting phony fires

Firefighter Daniel Fortino prepares to enter a house filled with fake smoke for a search and rescue training exercise on...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by BePrepared, on Jun 11, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 2648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Origami Club' unfolds at College Terrace Library

Maya Homan sat at a folding table outside the College Terrace Library turning a colorful square of paper into a boat. With...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2011
Last comment by Zoe, on Aug 20, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2648 Views
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