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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local Native American tribe seeks identity

The Muwekma Ohlone, whose ancestral lands are in Palo Alto and throughout the Bay Area, have lost a federal lawsuit seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 9, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 31 comments | 9029 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GOP candidate discusses Wealth Inequity ala the Occupy protesters - uses socialist argument

Who uttered this socialist rant, worthy of being broadcast during a Occupy Wall Street General Assembly? “Is capitalism...

Original post made by Janet Marks on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by dd, on May 1, 2012 at 9:58 am | 31 comments | 3412 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 | 13569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mtn. Vew mayor won't join anti-gun violence coalition

Mountain View Mayor John Inks has declined a request to join a coalition of over 1,000 mayors across the country that want...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by A Menlo Park Parent, on Sep 24, 2013 at 9:45 pm | 31 comments | 4113 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Family had sought help for dead woman in Heritage Park

The family of the woman who was found dead in Heritage Park Saturday had enlisted InnVision Shelter Network to track her...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mel, on Dec 25, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 31 comments | 2267 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Before Trump takes office, schools look to protect undocumented students

At Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, President Thuy Nguyen is racing against time to figure out ways the community college...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 24, 2016 at 12:09 pm | 31 comments | 7812 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

District vendors donate $30K to Ravenswood school board race

The Ravenswood City School District's primary construction management and architecture firms have each contributed $15,000...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2018
Last comment by Concerned parent , on Nov 6, 2018 at 10:46 am | 31 comments | 6473 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposed bill would allow homeless students to sleep in community college parking lots overnight

Homeless community college students will be permitted to park and sleep in their cars overnight at any community college...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by RVs Unwelcomed In LAH As Well, on Apr 7, 2019 at 2:46 pm | 31 comments | 10258 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula cities, companies explore partnerships to tackle traffic congestion

Traffic may be a regional problem, but just about every city in the Peninsula has its own local gripes -- and proposed fixes...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Another Giveaway, on Oct 24, 2019 at 4:29 pm | 31 comments | 7358 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State's ambitious housing targets spur anxieties in Palo Alto

After falling woefully short of their own housing goals, Palo Alto leaders are bracing for a daunting new assignment: a state...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by Be accurate, on Jul 12, 2020 at 12:07 pm | 31 comments | 6152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Derelict Gas Station

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Original post made by Midtown Resident on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Vivian, on Oct 1, 2007 at 1:51 pm | 31 comments | 6108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Theater 'Friends' group asks to be cleared

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Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 13, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 31 comments | 5866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bicyclist to head east on rare bike

Palo Altan Martin Krieg, known as the Pennyfarthing bicyclist and driver of the pedal-power Busycle, plans to ride an 1891...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Randy, I bike and drive, on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:46 am | 31 comments | 9577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board seeks 'order' from new Cal Ave trees

Palo Alto's tree-replacement project on California Avenue should strive toward continuity and purpose and should avoid relying...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:42 am | 31 comments | 4296 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Detection camera' to help ease traffic near Paly

Installation of a "vehicle detection camera," possibly by next week, should ease snarls at the new traffic signal on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 7, 2010 at 7:45 pm | 31 comments | 4307 Views

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Zumot's arson-and-murder trial set for next month

Bulos Zumot, owner of a hookah shop in downtown Palo Alto, could face an arson-and-murder trial as early as next month in...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by jenejenl, on Sep 22, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 31 comments | 3879 Views

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Palo Altan receives French Legion of Honor medal

Sixty-six years after he stormed onto Omaha Beach in France in the early hours of World War II's D-Day invasion, Alfred Pepper,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Disgusted with peters comments, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:45 am | 31 comments | 5928 Views

AROUND TOWN

Radioactive particles in the Bay Area

According to scientists and health officials, the radioactive particles arriving in the Bay Area but pose no risk. Mercury...

Original post made by Ann on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 23, 2011 at 5:47 pm | 31 comments | 5643 Views

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Plan for bridge over 101 speeds up in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's quest to give bicyclists and pedestrians in the southern part of the city year-round access to the Baylands gained...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Occasional biker, on Dec 6, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 31 comments | 7165 Views

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Plan to modernize Caltrain sails through regional commission

Caltrain's stalled effort to electrify its tracks flickered to life Wednesday morning when the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 31 comments | 7967 Views
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