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City of Palo Alto finds high-speed rail allies

As they seek a greater say on the state's proposed high-speed rail system, Palo Alto officials are finding allies both within...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by If it is being rushed through, what are they hiding?, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:00 am | 60 comments | 3574 Views


Waterboarding led to OBL

Without waterboarding, KSM would have kept quiet. Turns out that KSM, having been softened up via waterboarding, got a little...

Original post made by Gary on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 19, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 60 comments | 5591 Views


Time for true monument to Reagan in DC?

Ronald Reagan was far ahead of his time, yet he was also in the center of it. He foresaw missle defense, when most thought...

Original post made by Jerry on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Scott Snapp, on May 31, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 60 comments | 3170 Views


'Egg wars' come back to Palo Alto school board

The controversial "egg wars" of last October came back to bite the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday when a lawyer asked...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by enough already, on Jan 25, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 60 comments | 6849 Views


Palo Alto to consider new high-speed-rail station

Palo Alto would have to build parking structures for 3,000 cars -- more than the total number of spaces currently in public...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Al, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:52 am | 60 comments | 5025 Views


Palo Alto ponders how to spend $40M from Stanford

Palo Alto will have almost $40 million at its disposal to spend on health programs, affordable housing, infrastructure and...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Jul 27, 2011 at 8:22 am | 60 comments | 2879 Views


Parking program a tough sell for Professorville

Residents of Palo Alto's College Terrace neighborhood cheered and applauded when the City Council created the city's first...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by IT WAS A MONEY GRAB, on Sep 16, 2011 at 10:30 am | 60 comments | 2713 Views


Maybell opponents accuse city of 'fraud'

When Palo Alto officials agreed Thursday to send a controversial housing development on Maybell Avenue to a November vote,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by PAcitizens, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:45 am | 60 comments | 2910 Views


Gunn students take on 'Vagina Monologues'

Students at Gunn High School are mounting a production of "The Vagina Monologues" -- a Valentine's Day staple on colleges...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Feb 14, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 60 comments | 18138 Views


Palo Alto looks to scrap ban on car camping

After lingering in legal limbo for nearly a year, Palo Alto's controversial ban on car camping is now heading toward repeal. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:06 am | 60 comments | 5645 Views


Palo Alto's transportation chief resigns

Jaime Rodriguez, Palo Alto's chief transportation officer and the architect of the city's aggressive plan to build a wide...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 13, 2015 at 9:30 pm | 60 comments | 7662 Views


Montecito crash 'made everybody's life terrible'


Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by K., on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:56 am | 59 comments | 8190 Views


City, neighbors encounter Facebook challenge

Despite earlier assurances, Facebook's rapidly growing employee population at its California Avenue headquarters has taken...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 10, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 59 comments | 2409 Views


Residents fight to save sycamores at Paly

A proposal to remove 13 large trees from the Palo Alto High School's sycamore-lined entrance from Churchill Avenue was headed...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Arrbor Day, on Oct 18, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 59 comments | 3344 Views


Palo Alto ranks third on list of 'top-earning towns'

Palo Alto trails behind Bethesda, Md., and Greenwich, Conn., in CNN Money Magazine's 2010 list of "top-earning towns." Median...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Gene786, on Jul 28, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 6521 Views


Resident aims to battle Palo Alto over 'privacy'

Kathleen Jason-Moreau knows that in a dense city like Palo Alto total privacy is impossible to come by. But the Alma Street...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Neva Yarkin, on Sep 21, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 59 comments | 4608 Views


School board asks city to link schools to housing

With a nervous eye on crowded classrooms, the Palo Alto Board of Education formally has asked the City Council to keep school...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by piglet, on Nov 16, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 59 comments | 3678 Views


Judge halts plan to cut lanes on Cal Ave

Palo Alto has to halt its plan to reduce lanes on California Avenue and reconsider its environmental analysis of the streetscaping...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by keenplanner, on Nov 24, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 59 comments | 3228 Views


Plan to cut lanes on California Avenue challenged again

Palo Alto's plan to reduce lanes on California Avenue from four to two and to add a host of streetscape improvements to the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 10, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 59 comments | 3741 Views


Palo Alto looks for speedier union negotiations

Palo Alto officials made a push this week to speed up the city's process for labor negotiations when a City Council committee...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Mar 24, 2012 at 10:20 am | 59 comments | 4200 Views
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