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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Waterboarding led to OBL

Without waterboarding, KSM would have kept quiet. Turns out that KSM, having been softened up via waterboarding, got a little...

Original post made by Gary on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 19, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 60 comments | 5507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents question chemical-hazards report for CPI

Barron Park residents who live near a technology firm with a track record of dangerous chemical releases told city leaders...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 23, 2014 at 9:11 pm | 4 comments | 5506 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Jun 2, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 30 comments | 5504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City braces for financial uncertainty in airport takeover

As Palo Alto prepares to take full control of its namesake airport for the fist time in nearly half a century, city officials...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 8, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 13 comments | 5504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kindergarten Readiness Act of 2008

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Original post made by Michelle Yee on Apr. 20, 2007
Last comment by Tired of push-push-push, on Apr 22, 2007 at 10:13 pm | 10 comments | 5503 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown district opponents circulate petition, ignore assessments

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Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by For the BID, on Sep 8, 2007 at 11:08 am | 24 comments | 5502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Casa Olga to close

Casa Olga, the iconic residence for nearly 9,000 seniors and disabled persons for more than 35 years, will close in a matter...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by robert jarvis, on Jan 13, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 26 comments | 5502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to widen El Camino sidewalks falters

Faced with an uprising from property owners, conflicting recommendations from its advisory boards and deep ambivalence within...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Please don't throw out the baby with the bath water, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 27 comments | 5501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did anyone attend "Not In Our Town" event?

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Original post made by GSB on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeanie, on Apr 7, 2008 at 1:05 pm | 64 comments | 5499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district OCR legal bills top $366,000

The Palo Alto school district has spent a total of more than $366,000 in outside legal fees on Office for Civil Rights-related...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Nov 3, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 25 comments | 5498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What can be done about teen drinking & drinking/driving

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Original post made by Parent on Nov. 2, 2006
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Nov 16, 2006 at 6:46 pm | 7 comments | 5497 Views

AROUND TOWN

YMCA to host meeting on Page Mill closure

The YMCA of Silicon Valley has announced it will be hosting an informational meeting on Wednesday, July 16, on the controversial...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Jul 16, 2014 at 7:50 pm | 39 comments | 5497 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

195 Page Mill headed for possible lawsuit, again

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Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 29, 2008 at 5:36 pm | 97 comments | 5495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto school district spokesperson resigns

Two years after creating a communications-coordinator position, the Palo Alto school district is looking for a new person...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Janus , on Jun 12, 2015 at 4:45 pm | 9 comments | 5495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More than hot air

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Wildman, on Aug 27, 2015 at 6:36 pm | 24 comments | 5495 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Social Network'

There's a lot to "Like" about "The Social Network." The riveting film about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg defines a generation,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Victor, on Oct 1, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 5495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public-nonprofit partnerships essential to city's future

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Original post made by Skip Justman on Jul. 19, 2006
Last comment by Ron Lee, on Oct 11, 2006 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 5494 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed rail could take homes, shrink Alma

California's planned high-speed-rail system could significantly narrow Alma Street in several sections of Palo Alto and cause...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 84 comments | 5491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New AAAG boundaries proposal make kids cross Oregon

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Original post made by Carol on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by Maddy, on Dec 12, 2006 at 4:07 pm | 14 comments | 5491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McConaughey and 49ers unite for kids' health

A-list actor Matthew McConaughey and Pro Bowl football players Vernon Davis and Patrick Willis huddled at the San Francisco...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by nutrition for kids, on Nov 22, 2010 at 6:26 am | 5 comments | 5491 Views
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