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PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Time out' proposed for disputed zoning rule

Bowing down to intense community pressure and years of criticism from land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto officials have announced...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by What's a time out?, on Feb 1, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 16 comments | 6474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic Professorville home to be lifted and rotated

A century-old house at 221 Kingsley Ave. described as an "anchor" of the historic Professorville neighborhood will be lifted...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by RomShady, on Aug 27, 2014 at 8:55 am | 23 comments | 6473 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EdTech conference and Google-fest hit Palo Alto this weekend

A glimpse into 22nd century education – and a giant sales pitch for all things Google – are in the offing this...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:09 am | 15 comments | 6469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tragic Cutbacks at Hidden Villa

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Original post made by Shana Barchas on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by Polly Clare-Rothe, on Jun 16, 2006 at 2:51 pm | 8 comments | 6468 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to decide on new name for Main Library

Palo Alto's seemingly endless debate over what to call the city's Main Library may finally be settled on Monday night, when...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by oops!, on Apr 7, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 54 comments | 6464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome to Town Square!

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by Richard, on Sep 22, 2006 at 1:08 pm | 6 comments | 6460 Views

AROUND TOWN

The coffee-beer buzz

The romantic adage "we go together like peanut butter and jelly" should be amended to "we go together like coffee and beer." Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Belgian Mare, on Feb 28, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 6459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Person: A conversation with Elton Sherwin, venture capitalist turned climate change entrepreneur

Elton Sherwin, former cleantech venture capitalist turned accidental climate change entrepreneur talks with Lisa Van Dusen...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 6457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wrong-way driver involved in fatal, early-morning crash

One man was killed after a wrong-way driver headed north on southbound Interstate Highway 280 early this morning near Los...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by member, on Nov 14, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 17 comments | 6457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is your Neighborhood Association helping?

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Original post made by member on Aug. 4, 2006
Last comment by Penny, on Aug 23, 2006 at 3:11 pm | 34 comments | 6455 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Multifaith Voices for Peace And Justice Joins National Religious Campaign Against Torture

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Original post made by Craig Wiesner on Jun. 5, 2006
Last comment by Jean E. Barker, on Jun 14, 2006 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 6454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps neighborhood trash experiment

A pilot program to reduce residents' trash and make the sorting of waste simpler in one south Palo Alto neighborhood has...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hywel from Wales, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:08 am | 31 comments | 6452 Views

AROUND TOWN

What do we really want in a good library?

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Original post made by Carol on Oct. 15, 2006
Last comment by Richard C. Placone, on Nov 13, 2006 at 1:01 pm | 52 comments | 6450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto asks public for input on growth

After suffering a stinging defeat on Election Day at the hands of residents frustrated about recent development trends, Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Dec 6, 2013 at 11:43 pm | 78 comments | 6449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff caught in brothel

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Original post made by Camejo on Apr. 24, 2007
Last comment by Rodham, on Apr 26, 2007 at 9:45 pm | 20 comments | 6448 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto, Stanford win $10 million for bike bridge, trails

Palo Alto's bicyclists, pedestrians and nature lovers had much to celebrate Tuesday after the Santa Clara County Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:55 am | 33 comments | 6447 Views

MOVIES

The accidental tourist

Maria Vaccaro appears to have that enviable European ease with languages. Her dark eyes animated, she slips quickly from...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Sezen Tezic, on Nov 14, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 6445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors want Facebook to be better friend

A fleet of sleek, black buses designed to cut down on the amount of traffic generated by Facebook's 1,000 employees in the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 7, 2010 at 10:40 am | 169 comments | 6443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man gets 18 months for real estate fraud

Richard Ferguson Tipton of Palo Alto received an 18-month federal prison sentence Monday for his part in a real estate investment...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Oct 17, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 15 comments | 6440 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Library set to open in the fall

Palo Alto's botched and beleaguered reconstruction of the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center is now set conclude...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 26, 2014 at 9:11 pm | 62 comments | 6439 Views
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