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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trees dying in greater numbers

As the drought drags through its fourth year, Palo Alto's parched trees are dying in greater numbers, prompting city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:10 am | 42 comments | 7094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford commencement emphasizes history, action

Stanford University's 125th commencement on Sunday morning was typically joyous, celebratory and momentous, while also historical...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Get Informed, on Jun 14, 2016 at 4:46 pm | 27 comments | 7093 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to change, cement retail-protection law

Retail in Palo Alto is easier to appreciate than to preserve, particularly at a time when soaring rents drive shops out of...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Free Market Anyone? , on Aug 31, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 26 comments | 7090 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police confirm May Zhou committed suicide

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Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by Conspiracy, on Aug 31, 2007 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 7090 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA's Woodland Park apartments to be sold

East Palo Alto's largest block of rental-housing stock could soon be sold to Menlo Park developer Sand Hill Property Company,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Background, on Feb 18, 2016 at 1:31 pm | 14 comments | 7090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cautious about encouraging second-dwelling units

For some in Palo Alto, "second-dwelling units" represent one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways for addressing the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 40 comments | 7089 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal plans go awry at NCAA championship

What was supposed to be a colorful, celebratory day turned into a successful roundup for the Cowboys and bitter disappointment...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by goloxc, on Nov 25, 2009 at 10:17 am | 15 comments | 7089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Tap Room wins 2016 Chili Cook Off

The Palo Alto Tap Room, a new beer-centric restaurant from the owner of Palo Alto Brewing Company, took home the top prize...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Seriously?, on Jul 8, 2016 at 8:48 pm | 5 comments | 7087 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In its war on waste, city takes aim at food scraps

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to reduce the amount of trash heading to the landfill could soon bring a new service to...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 27, 2015 at 7:42 am | 49 comments | 7086 Views

SPORTS

Kris Weems returns to Menlo School as the new athletic director

Menlo School has dug into its past to find a leader for the future, hiring Kris Weems as its new athletic director. Weems,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 12, 2014 at 11:46 pm | 10 comments | 7086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Unplug your kids,' psychologist advises

"Unplug your kids." That was the message Friday, Nov. 9, of psychologist Robert Russell, who spoke in the fourth "Town &...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by kids&CarSeats, on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 15 comments | 7085 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing Corporation fends off 'whispers of suspicion' over director's living arrangement

The Palo Alto Housing Corporation, a nonprofit that in 2013 tried to develop a housing complex on Maybell Avenue, on Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Mar 9, 2015 at 12:57 am | 92 comments | 7079 Views

SPORTS

High-profile visitors give Walsh a final award

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Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Alison, on Sep 21, 2007 at 3:44 pm | 8 comments | 7079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sears closing / Home Depot

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Original post made by chris on Jan. 13, 2007
Last comment by iCN3o, on Feb 2, 2007 at 2:21 pm | 4 comments | 7078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto budget gap explodes -- tempers, too

Tanking revenues have prompted Palo Alto city officials to increase the projected budget shortfall by $2 million, to about...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 14, 2009 at 2:02 pm | 119 comments | 7077 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford: Earth's core is surprisingly weak

Stanford University researcher Arianna Gleason and assistant professor Wendy Mao discovered that the Earth's inner core is...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Office Decor Robbie , on May 22, 2013 at 6:11 pm | 12 comments | 7077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mother-son film team takes on auto exhaust

A Palo Alto filmmaker launched a $21,000 fund-raising drive this week for a children's video analogizing auto exhaust to...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Jun 23, 2014 at 6:15 am | 34 comments | 7076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man in wheelchair struck in hit and run

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a car in a hit and run on University Avenue Saturday morning. The suspect is still at...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 8, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 52 comments | 7076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City wants Stanford expansions to create 'village' feel

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Original post made on May. 7, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 9, 2008 at 12:44 pm | 11 comments | 7074 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Storm preparations underway in Palo Alto

As weather forecasters warn of El Nino that will bring intense rain storms this winter, the cities of Palo Alto, East Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Bears Repeating, on Oct 2, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 17 comments | 7074 Views
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