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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. high schools falling behind internationally

Many of America's high schools -- perhaps one in 10 -- are "dropout factories," former West Virginia Governor Bob Wise told...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 13, 2010 at 6:41 pm | 42 comments | 3711 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why so many grouchy people?

Lately, around Silicon Valley, I have encountered outspoken, rude strangers and I have regretted biting my tongue. What is...

Original post made by Huh? on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bag of Nuts?, on Nov 21, 2009 at 6:18 am | 42 comments | 2568 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public weighs in on Caltrain budget woes, cuts

Caltrain has received hundreds of messages from members of the public about potential ways to address its budget deficit,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 27, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 42 comments | 4176 Views

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 | 2006 Views

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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 | 3224 Views

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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 | 1843 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 | 2878 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 | 2248 Views

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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 | 5165 Views

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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 | 16492 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 | 4826 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 | 3123 Views

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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 | 3611 Views

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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 | 5883 Views

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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 | 2248 Views

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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 | 2860 Views

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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 | 3059 Views

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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 | 4014 Views

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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 | 6169 Views

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Stanford Cat Network co-founder's home burns, 100 cats perish

The president of Stanford Cat Network narrowly escaped a house fire that gutted her home and killed nearly 100 cats in the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Aug 21, 2013 at 10:04 am | 42 comments | 28113 Views
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