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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tunnels still possible in Palo Alto, officials say

Underground tunnels, elevated tracks and even "stacked trains" running through Palo Alto are all options still on the table...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by jb, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:39 pm | 25 comments | 2240 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Watchdogs project spiking costs for high-speed rail

California's high-speed-rail project would cost the state about $65 billion under projections released Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 13, 2011 at 7:16 am | 25 comments | 2065 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Borders files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Borders Group, Inc., filed for bankruptcy Wednesday (Feb. 16), the company has announced in a press release. Borders is the...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by jb, on Feb 25, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 25 comments | 2813 Views

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Bicyclist, 64, badly injured in collision with car

A 64-year-old bicyclist was taken to the hospital with what police described as life-threatening injuries after a bike and...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by rest in peace, on May 1, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 25 comments | 2009 Views

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Amazing GOP debate

I am amazed at what i saw and heard during the last debate!One of our finest, an American soldier asked the candidates a...

Original post made by Emmy Hill on Sep. 24, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 25, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 25 comments | 1444 Views

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Google execs offer to save Hangar One

"Why doesn't Google pay for it?" has been the sort of comment often made by those frustrated by the years-long struggle to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 25 comments | 3233 Views

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Socialist Korea

The fact that the missle test from socialist Korea failed is no surprise. The surprisng thing is that the socialists actually...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 16, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 25 comments | 1324 Views

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"If I wanted America to Fail"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ-4gnNz0vc This Youtube clip captures the essence of why America is headed downhill. The...

Original post made by Laurence on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by Sir LaUrence, on May 8, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 25 comments | 1379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New vision for Caltrain corridor in Palo Alto speeds ahead

Safer rail crossings and better east-west corridors throughout Palo Alto should rank among the city's highest transportation...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by rh, on Jun 3, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 25 comments | 2422 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View council says no to Chick-Fil-A

Mountain View's City Council voted 4-2 Tuesday evening against allowing a Chick-Fil-A to open at 1962 El Camino Real, saying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by art, on Oct 22, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 25 comments | 1613 Views

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Real estate: The rebirth of the Eichler

Realtor Monique Lombardelli isn't content just to sell iconic, 1950s-era Joseph Eichler homes. She wants to build them, too...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Russ, on Feb 19, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 25 comments | 11852 Views

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Stanford study: strong link between sugar, diabetes

Researchers have thought for years that eating too much of any food can cause weight gain and predispose people to diabetes....

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2013
Last comment by Good point, on Mar 13, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 25 comments | 4608 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Equal Rights? Fine, as long as they agree with me!

It seems that in Palo Alto and possibly elsewhere, equal rights are only fine and acceptable as long as the rights agree...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by PalyDad, on Mar 24, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 25 comments | 1171 Views

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Federal budget cuts raise affordable-housing rents

In July, a Palo Alto single mother of two who lives in affordable housing received a letter alerting her that the rent for...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:19 am | 25 comments | 20261 Views

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Palo Alto man, 85, detained in North Korea

A Palo Alto man was removed from a plane and detained in North Korea, his traveling companion to the country confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 23, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 25 comments | 44089 Views

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East Palo Alto residents explore westside development

During a town hall meeting Monday night, more than 100 East Palo Alto residents said they are willing to support higher density...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by and one more thing, on Jun 16, 2014 at 7:14 am | 25 comments | 2409 Views

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New lots to alleviate parking woes in Woodlands area

Two new parking lots at East Palo Alto's Woodland Park Apartments have opened, offering 90 new spaces that will hopefully...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Follower of hutch, on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 25 comments | 2211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eyeing a Stanford professorship, our Secretary of State found time to play in a Tesla roadster yesterday.

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Original post made by Whatever on May. 25, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 28, 2007 at 8:02 am | 25 comments | 3140 Views

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Hangar One to be a skeleton of its former self?

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Original post made on Jul. 31, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Aug 5, 2008 at 1:15 am | 25 comments | 2429 Views

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The soundwall on Bayshore at Loma Verde is Ugly

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Original post made by ugly, ugly, ugly on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by So much ugliness in town, on Aug 7, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 25 comments | 2305 Views
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