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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Impacts of genetically engineered crops on pesticide use in the U.S. -- the first sixteen years

Genetically engineered, herbicide-resistant and insect-resistant crops have been remarkable commercial successes in the United...

Original post made by pa resident on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 22, 2012 at 8:02 am | 10 comments | 4605 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting in East Palo Alto kills one

An East Palo Alto resident died after being shot on Friday night, April 10, police said. East Palo Alto police arrived at...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do We Owe City Employees Lifetime Employment?

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Original post made by Chris on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2007 at 4:56 pm | 31 comments | 4601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto settles suit over affordable housing

After five years of litigation, Palo Alto officials on Monday reached an agreement with a developer who challenged a city...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 7, 2014 at 6:39 am | 14 comments | 4600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown explosion, fire draws extra help

A reported explosion in an Eichler home at 452 Maureen Ave. had firefighters out in force today. The affected area was in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Suwen, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 97 comments | 4600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pollen source - Chinese elm?

For the first time in over ten years I got severe hayfever symptoms this past weekend in Palo Alto. The symptoms tend to...

Original post made by Hayfevered on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by got rid of my own allergies naturally, on May 20, 2014 at 1:58 am | 17 comments | 4600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board votes to change calendar

In an emotional split vote, the Palo Alto Board of Education voted early today (Wednesday) to change the district-wide academic...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Student, on May 25, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 248 comments | 4599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open Letter to Nancy Pelosi

If you dare, read this scathing letter to Nancy Pelosi from Dennis L. Guthrie, an attorney,(Mercer University, 1969 JD, Phi...

Original post made by Agree with Guthrie on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Agree with Guthrie, on Apr 7, 2010 at 8:59 pm | 20 comments | 4599 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's young mayor packs policy experience

When Yiaway Yeh cast the deciding vote last July to send a labor-reform measure on the November ballot, just about everyone...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 11 comments | 4598 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to trim managers' benefits

While Gov. Jerry Brown and Sacramento legislators scramble to contain pension expenses for state employees, Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Sep 7, 2012 at 11:09 am | 19 comments | 4596 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Elks Lodge design gets unanimous approval

On Thursday, Palo Alto's Architectural Review Board unanimously endorsed the architect's vision for the two-story Elks Lodge...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by member, on Jan 21, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 50 comments | 4595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome to Town Square!

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by susie, on Aug 3, 2006 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 4595 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: A conversation with Jane Shaw, dean of religious life and professor of religious studies at Stanford University

The Very Reverend Dr. Jane Shaw talks with Lisa Van Dusen having arrived on the Stanford campus this fall as the Dean for...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jozie, on Dec 22, 2014 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 4595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will MI create a segregated school? Why? Why not?

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Original post made by Still Curious on Mar. 30, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 4, 2007 at 3:55 pm | 25 comments | 4594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Grocers: Proposed plastic-bag ban has wrinkles

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Original post made on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by reader, on Apr 30, 2008 at 5:27 pm | 86 comments | 4593 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County expands homeless programs while searching for new shelter

Faced with a shortage of beds to accommodate the county's homeless population this coming winter, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 22, 2014 at 8:06 am | 29 comments | 4593 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto passes urgency law to protect retail

Seeking to shield local shops against an office incursion, Palo Alto officials unanimously passed late Monday night an emergency...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Abitarian, on May 14, 2015 at 8:46 am | 20 comments | 4593 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tunneling dropped as Midpeninsula rail option

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Palo Alto/Midpeninsula portion of the state's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 122 comments | 4593 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A half-hearted mea culpa

While it acknowledges some sloppiness and poor judgment in keeping information from the public, the City of Palo Alto's defensive...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 16, 2014 at 12:55 pm | 58 comments | 4592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Facility Master Plan

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Original post made by aw on Apr. 24, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 29, 2007 at 9:41 pm | 31 comments | 4592 Views
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