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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Texting while driving is on the rise

In a worrying trend, more California drivers are using their cell phones while driving this year than last, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 19, 2015 at 7:21 am | 29 comments | 2947 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Firefighters say response to fatal crash in Palo Alto was delayed by traffic

A collision on southbound Interstate Highway 101 left a motorcyclist dead in Palo Alto this evening after emergency crews...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:58 pm | 29 comments | 4728 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Do your part to combat climate change — Get an EV

Most Palo Altans don't need to be convinced that climate change is real, human-caused and a major threat. The planet is already...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2016
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jan 26, 2016 at 4:36 pm | 29 comments | 4795 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5160 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 | 4029 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 | 18879 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 | 6137 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 | 2726 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 | 3288 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 | 3368 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 | 3176 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 | 5819 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 | 3394 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 | 3142 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 | 4196 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 | 2878 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 | 15142 Views

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Verizon wins approval for cell antennas at Little League ballpark

Opponents of Verizon's plan to install a cell antenna at the Little League ballfield on Middlefield Road suffered a second...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julianne, on Jun 8, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 29 comments | 5001 Views

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Filoli volunteers upset over agreement

At Woodside's historic Filoli estate, many of the 1,300 volunteers, who do everything from selling tickets to building the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 29 comments | 8631 Views

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Downtown post office considers move to Alma

Citing critical loss of revenue, the U.S. Postal Service is considering moving its downtown branch to Alma Street at the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on May 28, 2015 at 11:29 pm | 29 comments | 8059 Views
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