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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

No on Prop 23: a polluting, job-killing, economy-squashing attack by Texa$ Oil

Over 106 years, 703 High Streetís businesses have gone from welding wagon wheels, to selling gas-powered automobiles, to...

Original post made by Lisa Van Dusen on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 15, 2010 at 9:56 pm | 29 comments | 2036 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baby Basics helps working poor meet children's basic needs

When Anna Quintana gave birth to her twins, Bailey and Mateo, she didn't expect buying diapers would be an issue. With the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 29 comments | 1471 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why is the Stanford Women's Basketball Team Forced to Face Unfair Competition?

Brittney Griner is a superstaar 'woman' basketball player for Baylor, which Stanford women will need to beat, in the Final...

Original post made by Karen on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by nuts, on Apr 2, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 29 comments | 4131 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Legislative analyst: 'Deny high-speed rail funding'

California legislators should deny Gov. Jerry Brown's requests for all but minimal funding for the California High-Speed...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Toady, on Apr 20, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 29 comments | 1397 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SFO plane crash: Stanford Hospital evaluates 55 people

Stanford Medical Center evaluated 55 patients from Saturday's crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 and admitted 18. One remained...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 20, 2013 at 8:26 am | 29 comments | 2078 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jay Paul's pitch for office complex meets skepticism

With tensions running high in Palo Alto over new developments and traffic issues clogging up City Hall agendas, Jay Paul...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by paly mom, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:51 am | 29 comments | 25214 Views

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Jim Burch's change of heart

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Original post made by HRC on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by Haddaway, on Apr 13, 2007 at 1:34 am | 29 comments | 4000 Views

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'The Color of Palo Alto' wrap to cover City Hall

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Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Phyllis Inghram, on Aug 17, 2008 at 12:22 pm | 29 comments | 2758 Views

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The Color of Palo Alto is ... up for a public vote?

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Original post made on Aug. 6, 2008
Last comment by more city waste, on Aug 12, 2008 at 9:47 am | 29 comments | 2697 Views

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Downtown merchants feeling the recession

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Original post made on Nov. 2, 2008
Last comment by time to enjoy, on Nov 5, 2008 at 7:15 pm | 29 comments | 4406 Views

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Palo Alto power outage hits 2,300

An underground piece of cable at Page Mill Road and Hansen Way failed at 12:03 p.m. Monday, causing a power outage throughout...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:22 am | 29 comments | 1993 Views

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What up with the DISGUSTING Borders Bathrooms?

Has anyone ever had the unfortunate need to use the bathroom at the PA Borders Bookstore? I can only speak for the men's...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Apr 4, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 29 comments | 2265 Views

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Historic Sea Scout building transforming into 'EcoCenter'

The nonprofit Environmental Volunteers has been given a $146,000 grant from the Santa Clara County Historical Heritage Commission...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 22, 2011 at 11:45 am | 29 comments | 2389 Views

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Palo Alto tackles Cubberley's conundrum

For Palo Alto officials, the sprawling Cubberley Community Center in the southern portion of the city is both a head-scratching...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 8, 2011 at 8:13 am | 29 comments | 1720 Views

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Suit filed over Palo Alto's park 'undedication'

Opponents of Palo Alto's plan to build a waste-to-energy facility in the Baylands have filed a lawsuit against the city challenging...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Dec 21, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 29 comments | 4771 Views

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Tech leaders meet with Vice President Joe Biden

Vice President Joe Biden dined with an A-list of tech business leaders at Zibibbo restaurant in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Stuart JR, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 29 comments | 1791 Views

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Downtown post office set to hit market in May

Palo Alto's iconic downtown post office, a fixture on Hamilton Avenue for the past 80 years, will hit the real-estate market...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by John, on Feb 21, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 29 comments | 1870 Views

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Arrillaga protest gathers signatures in Menlo

Save Menlo, a group of community members not thrilled with the massive eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer John Arrillaga...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Dec 26, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 29 comments | 2885 Views

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Big bucks fuel campaign for Maybell development

Opponents of Measure D might have the signatures, but it's the supporters who have the funds, campaign-finance statements...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:22 am | 29 comments | 1520 Views

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Plan to widen El Camino sidewalks suffers setback

With pressure mounting against Palo Alto's effort to widen sidewalks on El Camino Real, the city's planning commissioners...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 12, 2014 at 9:01 am | 29 comments | 6565 Views
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