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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County considers fee for plastic and paper bags

Santa Clara County officials next year will consider an ordinance that would require retailers such as grocery stores to...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by jardins, on Dec 20, 2008 at 8:27 pm | 27 comments | 3570 Views

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Stocks drop as Obama speech and housing data weigh

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks fell on Wednesday as investors found little new in a major speech by President Barack Obama...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 1, 2009 at 8:09 am | 27 comments | 1994 Views

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Freeway express-lane project speeds ahead

Under a plan for State Highway 85 and U.S. Highway 101, carpool lanes will be converted into express toll lanes, allowing...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by ROB, on Apr 30, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 27 comments | 3762 Views

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Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by maguro_01, on Oct 3, 2009 at 6:31 am | 27 comments | 2605 Views

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Critics slam high-speed rail business plan

Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed rail system released a new report Monday night challenging the economics...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by sleepless voter in PA, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:53 am | 27 comments | 3635 Views

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Caltrain ponders tax increase to fund operations

A year after barely avoiding draconian service cuts, Caltrain officials have several reasons to feel optimistic even as they...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ever ridden the train, on Jan 29, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 27 comments | 2580 Views

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Prop. 8 Decision: Constitutional protection for all: separation of church and State

A Prop. 8 decision ruling is coming out today. I hope that the value of equal rights for all, stands supreme. To opponents...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:11 am | 27 comments | 1757 Views

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Mitt Romney wants to get rid of Planned Parenthood

After Koman's disastrous decision and the resultant outpouring of support for Planned Parenthood, one would imagine an otherwise...

Original post made by Dorothy on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Jax, on Apr 23, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 27 comments | 1853 Views

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Governor Romney on Equality

"I am more convinced than ever before that as we seek to establish full equality for America's gay and lesbian citizens,...

Original post made by Equal Mom on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on May 10, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 27 comments | 1737 Views

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Facebook follies

Can someone tell me why Facebook is a rational business model? I understand Google and Amizon, but not Facebook. I...

Original post made by Gary on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by reason, on May 29, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 27 comments | 1674 Views

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Caltrain reports record ridership, revenue boost

Caltrain's average weekday ridership in June was a record 50,390, an 11 percent increase over June 2011, the Peninsula Corridor...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by John Murphy, on Aug 8, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 27 comments | 5333 Views

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How much do you spend on groceries a month?

My fianc´┐Ż and I are in a heated debate on how much we should spend on groceries/household items a month. He thinks we spend...

Original post made by Tryingtosave on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Jan 9, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 27 comments | 2486 Views

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New tool, same quandary in debate over Jay Paul project

Palo Alto officials on Monday unleashed a new tool for appraising the most ambitious development in the city's pipeline --...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 22, 2013 at 8:17 am | 27 comments | 55658 Views

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Real Estate Matters: Representing both buyer and seller: a conflict of interest?

Although the practice is completely legal and widely accepted in California, it seems impossible for one real estate agent...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Not from Palo alto, on Feb 23, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 27 comments | 3433 Views

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VTA considers complete bus route overhaul

In an effort to increase bus ridership and prepare for an onslaught of commuters from new BART stations in Milpitas and San...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 15, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 27 comments | 2650 Views

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Vigils Planned by MoveOn to Mark 4 years of War in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Alice Smith on Mar. 18, 2007
Last comment by Jerry Cox, on Oct 31, 2007 at 10:57 am | 27 comments | 5145 Views

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Homeless Shelters Should Be Moved From Downtown Area

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Original post made by Resident on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Fireman, on Apr 18, 2008 at 3:31 pm | 27 comments | 4696 Views

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Bikers in heat

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Original post made on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by RS, on May 16, 2008 at 3:07 pm | 27 comments | 3603 Views

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College Terrace Centre gets an early 'go ahead'

A controversial proposal to build offices, housing and an expanded JJ&F Food Store on El Camino Real inched closer to reality...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:28 am | 27 comments | 2794 Views

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Pastor lauds Palo Alto police for 'better behavior'

Months after he urged the Palo Alto Police Department to diffuse its tension with the city's minority communities, the pastor...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Aug 23, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 27 comments | 5206 Views
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