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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A paradigm shift in world power, due to weaponry

There have been recent reports about new laser weapons...looks like the future has arrived. The first uses will be relatively...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 19, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 42 comments | 1997 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Can a parent be charged with child abuse for allowing their child to become obese?

I was at a nail salon in Mountain View and saw a Caucasian daughter, mom, and grandma in pedicure chairs, all with the same...

Original post made by Wondering on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by tub-oh-lard, on Jun 30, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 42 comments | 3152 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wind power is killing eagles!

Federal authorities are investigating the deaths of at least six golden eagles at the Los Angeles Department of Water and...

Original post made by Kathy on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 24, 2011 at 1:05 pm | 42 comments | 1828 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anna Eshoo to seek another term

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat who has been representing Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Mountain View and other cities in the 18th...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 6, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 42 comments | 2801 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Irony of Dems Supporting Bush Tax Cuts

Politics is a strange thing. Obama has embraced the vast majority of GWB's tax cuts, something he opposed for a long time....

Original post made by Lawrence on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by a tale of 2 perspectives, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:19 am | 42 comments | 2049 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hill's bill seeks to guarantee Caltrain electrification

As Caltrain prepares to embark on its long-stalled voyage toward electrification, Sen. Jerry Hill on Friday unveiled a bill...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by SteveU, on Feb 26, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 42 comments | 4901 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 3, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 42 comments | 16274 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Cleaning up" Lytton Plaza

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Original post made by Emily Renzel on May. 16, 2007
Last comment by Reader, on May 23, 2007 at 12:08 am | 42 comments | 4629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents give yellow light to Cal. Ave. plan

A city vision to revitalize California Avenue in Palo Alto was met Thursday evening with both vocal opposition about changing...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 29, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 42 comments | 3065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook looking for new home in Menlo Park?

Social-networking behemoth Facebook is hoping to connect with larger digs, and Menlo Park's Oracle campus is one of several...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 42 comments | 3466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan for 'gateway' building in downtown Palo Alto moves ahead

Palo Alto's latest downtown project seeks to accomplish two things: blend seamlessly into the bustling, tech-savvy environment...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:25 am | 42 comments | 5749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian's green-energy bill clears Legislature

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, to require California utilities to obtain a greater share of their electricity...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by fireman aj, on Apr 1, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 42 comments | 2215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Day-care center fights hospital expansion

Stanford University Medical Center officials scored a major victory two weeks ago, when Palo Alto approved a dramatic expansion...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Just another guy in the crowd, on Jun 23, 2011 at 12:44 am | 42 comments | 2792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Controversial condo proposal suffers setback

For more than five years, Harold Hohbach's bid to place a three-story building on the corner of Page Mill Road and Park Boulevard...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Sep 5, 2011 at 1:26 pm | 42 comments | 2986 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto girl, 6, killed on her way to school

A 6-year-old girl was killed Wednesday morning (Sept. 28), the second traffic fatality in less than three hours within a...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by reckless drivers, on Sep 30, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 3887 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to downsize massive Page Mill Road proposal

An expansive plan to build two office buildings, an apartment complex and a highly coveted public-safety building near California...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 19, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 42 comments | 5900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto caps office development

Palo Alto on Monday night took its most aggressive and polarizing step yet toward curbing the rapid pace of growth when it...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 24, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 42 comments | 7514 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mortgage crisis hits even affluent Palo Altans

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Original post made on Aug. 10, 2007
Last comment by R Wray, on Aug 17, 2007 at 9:03 am | 41 comments | 6382 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College counselors hurtful, Gunn grads say

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Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Joana Mandoli, on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 41 comments | 5867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The battle for better libraries

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Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by anti-pam, on Oct 21, 2008 at 9:38 am | 41 comments | 2794 Views
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