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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Medicine doesn't offset poison of HSR bill

In a political drama that has potentially massive financial ramifications for California, last week's razor-close vote to...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by ODB, on Jul 14, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 4 comments | 954 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly you need a Daily

Editor, The Daily Post today ran a headline story today which I thought was shoddy and mean spirited. "Bully confesses"...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by anecdote annie, on Mar 19, 2013 at 12:18 pm | 11 comments | 954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

<B>Online anonymity Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15165 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by No, on Jul 2, 2011 at 5:56 am | 2 comments | 953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Biking is not the only answer to traffic calming, how about public transit improvements?

Any time the subject of traffic comes up it is always assumed that using a bike is the only alternative to driving. We should...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by rider, on Aug 18, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 8 comments | 953 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for today (Wednesday, Sept. 28) warning of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by air pollution sucks, on Sep 27, 2011 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 953 Views

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Palo Alto Bowl and City Council: Sick of it All!

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinoza is a very cool individual; those who are fortunate enough to have met him would most definitely...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by CrunchyCookie, on Oct 9, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 953 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police nab three alleged burglars

Palo Alto police arrested and booked three 15-year-old boys Friday afternoon, Feb. 17, on burglary and other charges after...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by 30 Year Resident, on Feb 22, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Joe Simitian breast cancer law

I just read that our state senator Joe Simitian is proposing a breast cancer diagnosis law. Is this really something...

Original post made by survivor on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by pamom, on Jun 4, 2011 at 7:05 pm | 4 comments | 952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hetch Hetchy right of way trhought Palo Alto

The upcomming testing of the PG&E gas pipline, with its various right of ways (ROWs), reminded me of the the Hetch Hetchy...

Original post made by Kevin on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 5, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 952 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted robbery leads to broken bones

A 67-year-old man suffered broken bones when he was knocked to the ground during an attempted robbery near the corner of...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by paul, on Oct 28, 2011 at 10:45 am | 5 comments | 952 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Soldier, injured in Afghanistan, gets Purple Heart in Palo Alto

An army soldier severely injured in Afghanistan this summer was presented with the Purple Heart on Tuesday at the Veterans...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Johnny, on Dec 22, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Boosting grad standards

After a false start last spring, when a similar plan was met with resistance, the Palo Alto school board took a major step...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by notnecessary, on Feb 7, 2012 at 10:20 am | 10 comments | 952 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two-acre brush fire skirts Stanford hills

A fire of unknown origin burned two acres of Stanford land off Interstate Highway 280 in Palo Alto Monday afternoon. The...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Moo, on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 952 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California Liberals Commitment to Taxes and Government to be put to the test

In California, based on the results of the recent election when combined with Obama's re-election at the national level,...

Original post made by Anna on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by maguro_01, on Nov 20, 2012 at 2:32 am | 15 comments | 952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain would fast-track electric

Today's San Francisco Chronicle gives a preview of the plan Governor Brown and his appointees to the California High Speed...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 14, 2012 at 3:53 am | 2 comments | 951 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County sees drop in Memorial Day DUI arrests

DUI arrests over the Memorial Day holiday weekend were down in Santa Clara County compared to the same three-day weekend...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Gas-Will-Soon-Be-Ten-Dollars-A-Gallon, on May 30, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 6 comments | 951 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Grass fire narrowly misses East Palo Alto homes

A 10-acre grass fire in the baylands missed igniting homes in an East Palo Alto neighborhood by a matter of feet Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 19, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 951 Views

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Carving out a new life

In the driveway of an East Palo Alto cottage, wearing a 3 1/2-foot-tall headdress and long braids down its back, a 12-foot-tall...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by M, on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:20 am | 1 comment | 951 Views

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Wave of 'beautification' projects heads downtown

Palo Alto's busiest downtown thoroughfare will undergo a series of touchups in the coming months, though in some cases the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 31, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 4 comments | 951 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to speak at Stanford

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will deliver a speech about how the U.N. can create opportunities from transitions...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 17, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 951 Views
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