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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Renea, on May 21, 2013 at 9:43 am | 11 comments | 2218 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A 'human water line' floods Palo Alto streets

Bay Area Keystone XL activists took to rainy Palo Alto streets on Saturday to demonstrate against the Keystone tar sands...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 10 comments | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support Gunn Robotics and Laugh Till Your Sides Split

Are you having the blues and looking to feel better about life? Here's the perfect opportunity: - Support the award-winning...

Original post made by Rajiv Bhateja on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 6, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

University Ave. to close Sunday for music festival

World Music Day is coming back to Palo Alto for the third year on Sunday (June 19). This time, the dance floor's a lot bigger....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by car free Sundays!, on Jun 20, 2011 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pat Burt to run for second Palo Alto City Council term

Pat Burt, who served as Palo Alto's mayor in 2010 and who has been a central player in the city's opposition to high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Sep 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 11 comments | 2218 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letting the dogs out

A group of Palo Alto dog owners want the city to create an open area in a park for frolicking, off-leash dogs. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by The bad owners outweigh the good, on Jun 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 2217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man accused of having sex with child

A Menlo Park man and two other American men accused of traveling to Cambodia to have sex with children will face federal...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 4, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 14 comments | 2217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbers hit twice in downtown Palo Alto

Two men -- one brandishing a black handgun -- robbed a couple walking at Bryant Street and Addison Avenue shortly before...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Patrick, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:16 am | 38 comments | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

$1 billion research hub planned for NASA Ames

A $1 billion "sustainable village" of research facilities, classrooms and housing is planned on 75 acres of the former Moffett...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Mar 14, 2009 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly Layoffs

With the Weekly busily reporting on everyone else's economic woes, it's strange that it hasn't reported on its own nearly...

Original post made by frederick meyers on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Izzy, on Mar 18, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 15 comments | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The economics of downtown parking

A Planning and Community Environment Department study that will be reviewed by the City Council Sept. 12 shows that despite...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 2217 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A Single Library in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Paul Losch on Sep. 20, 2008
Last comment by person2000a, on Sep 21, 2008 at 12:56 pm | 26 comments | 2216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ShopTalk: Ming's still open, downtown retail moves out

Ming's isn't closing as planned, as construction has been delayed, and two prime retail spaces in downtown Palo Alto are...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Jun 22, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 2216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board enthusiastic about property deal

Board of Education members Tuesday night expressed enthusiasm for a tentative $8.5 million deal to purchase 2.6 acres on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Another great deal, on Sep 28, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 2216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voices from 10th grade Menlo-Atherton High School Students

The following letters are written by 10th grade students at Menlo-Atherton High School. Any positive feedback about any or...

Original post made by Emily Lee on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Leslie.B , on Feb 13, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 2216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A focus on data, and minding the gap

The new campus of Rocketship Discovery Prep wasn't much more than a vacant lot near U.S. Highway 101 and McKee Road in San...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stephen F. Deutsch MD, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:48 am | 1 comment | 2216 Views

SPORTS

Stanford can't make it 19 straight over the Bruins in volleyball

For the sixth time this season, the Stanford women's volleyball team went to five sets before a match was decided. That's...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2216 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tuesday: Global Day of Action for Troy Davis

Lytton Plaza, Tuesday May 19th at 7.30 is where you can show your opposition to the pending execution of Troy Davis. There...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Marcantonio Luisi, on Jul 15, 2009 at 8:54 am | 10 comments | 2216 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why not death panels?

Sarah Palin is a small town rural hick, but she has stumbled onto a good idea, even though she opposes it. We need to cut...

Original post made by James on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:09 am | 47 comments | 2216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: Disaster First Responders

Original post made by Paul on Feb. 21, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Feb 21, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 2216 Views
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