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PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail station a tough sell in Palo Alto

High-speed trains could glide through Palo Alto within a decade or so, but they probably won't be stopping at University...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Dan, on Aug 30, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 104 comments | 8641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving birth

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Original post made on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by William Croft, on Jan 20, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 34 comments | 8636 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the foghorns? I feel like I live next to a dock.

Been going on all Sunday morning to Monday morning so far. ...

Original post made by Enjoy Silence on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 49 comments | 8634 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly student dies Thursday afternoon

A Palo Alto High School senior died by suicide in a Palo Alto residence Thursday afternoon, police confirmed today. News...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by julie brody, on Jan 17, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 29 comments | 8627 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rod Diridon: High-speed rail on-track, needed

Rod Diridon, a key leader of the high-speed rail project to link San Francisco and Los Angeles, told a Palo Alto audience...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Mar 20, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 49 comments | 8622 Views

SPORTS

Foothill College football coach Doug Boyett passes away

Doug Boyett was a football man and a family man. That was evident when he traveled to Pasadena earlier this month to watch...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mark Pepin, on Dec 23, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 24 comments | 8607 Views

AROUND TOWN

It is time for residential parking permits in Palo Alto

Fellow Palo Altans, it's time we take this issue of residential permit parking and settle it once and for all. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on May 1, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 85 comments | 8604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scholar shares research on Tinsley program

A scholar analyzed academic results of students in the Tinsley Voluntary Transfer Program. But she said the social outcomes...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Answer, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:56 pm | 75 comments | 8599 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents, developer spar over plan for office complex

At a meeting that pitted the latest concepts in land-use against the grim reality of an already congested area of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Rainer ingeborg eejit, on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:23 am | 24 comments | 8597 Views

SPORTS

Feature story: Lessons from rowing

When people hear the word "crew," they typically think of prep schools or a sport on the East Coast. But local rowing club...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Jul 30, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 8593 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford rewards walk-bike commuters with cash

Stanford University faculty and staff who walk or bike to work will now not only feel good about helping the environment,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Charlie, on May 24, 2013 at 9:54 am | 31 comments | 8592 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library "friends" blocked open discussion on future of libraries

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Original post made by Chris Kenrick on Jul. 14, 2006
Last comment by Sanford Forte, on Jul 25, 2006 at 1:50 am | 13 comments | 8588 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents, developers clash over city's vision

Palo Alto's Comprehensive Plan is intended to sum up the values of the city and guide officials' decisions on how the city...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by like a 2 x 4, on Jul 23, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 111 comments | 8586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's news: tomorrow's history

As the Palo Alto Historical Association marks 100 years, those fascinated by the history of Palo Alto say the past is still...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sara, on Dec 1, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 4 comments | 8579 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State of emergency declared for East Palo Alto levees

California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in San Mateo County due to damage caused by heavy rains and flooding...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Overdue, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 8567 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Slain priest was former Saint Francis High School chaplain

Saint Francis High School and its alumni are mourning the death of their former chaplain, Rev. Eric Freed, after his body...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Atheist, on Jan 8, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 8566 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Electrical outages planned for south Palo Alto

A City of Palo Alto electrical upgrade project will cause intermittent power outages in south Palo Alto through June, the...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by resident, on May 24, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 8564 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Home Depot at Sears San Antonio site?!!

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Original post made by Concerned Neighbor on Jul. 26, 2006
Last comment by MV Downtown Home Owner, on Jul 29, 2006 at 10:46 pm | 38 comments | 8550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holocaust survivors share stories for Yom HaShoah event

Luba Keller vividly remembers tracing the number 143683 in the snow with her toe outside a Nazi concentration camp. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Mary Ruth, on Aug 3, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 9 comments | 8549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed parking program a tough sell downtown

Palo Alto's residents and business owners rarely see eye to eye when it comes to downtown parking, but the city's latest...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by ken again, on Jan 4, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 22 comments | 8548 Views
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