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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto man falls in Yosemite climb

A 26-year-old Palo Alto man was seriously injured on Sunday morning after falling 30 feet during a climb in Yosemite National...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Solon, 11 hours ago | 5 comments | 1799 Views

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Racism was dealt a blow today by the Supreme Court

The SCOTUS upheld an anti-racist law in Michigan, today. Some called it "affirmative action", but that is just pure racism....

Original post made by Jin on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 11 hours ago | 5 comments | 106 Views

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Highway 101 construction - what is the latest?

I have been patiently (?) waiting for the work to end and all lanes to open. I have been trying to find out from the plethora...

Original post made by Driver on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 21, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 13 comments | 223 Views

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EPA Residents Urged To Contact Council

A special meeting of the East Palo Alto City Council will be held tomorrow - Tuesday, April 22. This meeting has closed...

Original post made by Hmmm on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by EPAforever, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 79 Views

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Modern, but no 'museum'

The Old Palo Alto home that architect Mary Maydan's client purchased in 2012 was handsomely built in the 1980s, but it didn't...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Chilly, on Apr 21, 2014 at 8:55 am | 2 comments | 125 Views

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Stanford graduate wins Pulitzer for photography

Josh Haner, a staff photographer for The New York Times who graduated from Stanford University, has won the 2014 Pulitzer...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by moi, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 3210 Views

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TiVo question/complaint

Several years ago, I purchased a Tivo with a lifetime service contract. I expressed concern about the product being obsoleted...

Original post made by consumer on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by consumer, on Apr 12, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 11 comments | 264 Views

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Palo Altans use Kickstarter to fund dream projects

A handful of Palo Alto Kickstarter campaigners who live only a few miles from the top-notch Sand Hill Road venture-capital...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Hahaha, on Apr 11, 2014 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 3943 Views

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County opts for new strategy to fight TB

Tuberculosis rates are on the decline throughout the U.S., but in Santa Clara County the numbers remain high. With more cases...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by j99, on Apr 9, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 7 comments | 4181 Views

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Palo Alto looks to garages for solar power

As Palo Alto continues to explore building new garages to address downtown's gaping parking shortage, officials are also...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Passchendaele, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:11 am | 12 comments | 3134 Views

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Unsung pioneers of high tech

Imagine if the first images of African-Americans that flashed in Palo Altans' minds were of venture capitalists and high-tech...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 4, 2014 at 11:03 am | 5 comments | 2202 Views

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East Palo Alto unanimously backs new tenant-protection ordinance

East Palo Alto City Council Tuesday night unanimously threw its support behind a new tenant-protection ordinance after hearing...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tenant in South Palo, on Apr 2, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1823 Views

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East Palo Alto to discuss new tenant protections

The East Palo Alto City Council will discuss Tuesday evening a new tenant-protection ordinance that aims to address an increasing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident , on Apr 1, 2014 at 10:51 pm | 5 comments | 915 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fears of stock market crash fuel home sales

A surge of homes coming on the market in Palo Alto have flipped the local real-estate scene upside down, creating a panic...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Stretch, on Apr 1, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 7 comments | 3778 Views

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St. Patrick's finance director accused of stealing $202,000

Jennifer Margret Morris, the 57-year-old finance director for St. Patrick's Seminary and University in Menlo Park, has been...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by 2bFair, on Apr 1, 2014 at 11:01 am | 12 comments | 1619 Views

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A whole new image for San Antonio corridor

The massive facelift of Mountain View's San Antonio corridor has already begun -- with the first phase of the San Antonio...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 31, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 95 comments | 14352 Views

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Woman shot after 'horsing around' with boyfriend

A man was arrested Monday for being a felon in possession of a firearm and for being in violation of his probation after...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Mar 31, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 31 comments | 1339 Views

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East Palo Alto fire station torn down

Fire Station 2, Menlo Park Fire Protection District's busiest station, has been demolished in East Palo Alto and is expected...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Steven Kennedy, on Mar 28, 2014 at 6:33 am | 6 comments | 1831 Views

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Rent-control manager resigns after audit

Carol Lamont, the manager of East Palo Alto's rent-control program, tendered her resignation March 12, after the City Manager's...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 27, 2014 at 1:21 am | 1 comment | 137 Views

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Is Putin playing Obama?

Obama has not portrayed strength, in general. Putin seems to be playing him. My concern is that Obama will attempt to grow...

Original post made by John on Mar. 16, 2014
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Mar 17, 2014 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 257 Views
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