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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fresh off reelection to City Council, Greg Tanaka sets sights on Congress

After winning a second term on the Palo Alto City Council, Greg Tanaka is eying a new venture: a seat in the U.S. House of...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 8, 2021 at 5:25 pm | 17 comments | 11261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ideas abound at high-speed-rail workshop

Residents from five Palo Alto neighborhoods, Menlo Park and Atherton, defined their visions for the planned California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Oct 9, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 18 comments | 11259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Drought could cost Palo Alto $5.46 million

If California doesn't get more precipitation, Palo Alto could end up paying at least $5.46 million more for energy supplies...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jane Ratchye, on Dec 31, 2013 at 11:20 am | 19 comments | 11259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet the Palo Alto school board candidates

The arrival of two new school board members this fall comes at a time that, in many ways, is a turning point for the Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Briones Parent, on Oct 4, 2014 at 12:40 am | 4 comments | 11259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Petition filed to allow Palo Alto pot dispensaries

A former adviser to late President Ronald Reagan has filed a notice with the City of Palo Alto to circulate a ballot-initiative...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Benjamin Horbowy , on Jul 12, 2011 at 1:21 am | 46 comments | 11258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protracted lawsuit against Stanford Blood Bank ends

A five-year legal battle between Stanford Blood Bank and a man who claims he developed a severe infection as a result of...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by 10 Gallon hat, on Aug 18, 2015 at 2:12 pm | 5 comments | 11258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unmasking the truth: Beyond the stigma of mental illness

When I was first diagnosed with depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder, I was 12 years old. At first, I thought my episodes...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by For understanding, on Apr 7, 2016 at 9:35 am | 30 comments | 11256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents, students named to calendar committee

The Palo Alto school district has named some 20 parents, teachers, administrators and students to a committee to evaluate...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Dec 3, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 91 comments | 11255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbers corner couple at Stanford Shopping Center, escape with jewelry and purse

Five men robbed a couple parked at Stanford Shopping Center where they took jewelry and a purse before they escaped in two...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2022
Last comment by Jason Castelano, on Sep 10, 2022 at 7:41 am | 40 comments | 11254 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Why Rumsfeld doesn't deserve a 'distinguished' post at Hoover

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Original post made on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by a, on Nov 7, 2007 at 9:10 pm | 35 comments | 11254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Laurene Powell Jobs to invest $3.5B towards climate change initiatives

Laurene Powell Jobs, president of the Emerson Collective and widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, plans to invest $3.5 billion...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2021
Last comment by Joe Tighe, on Oct 4, 2021 at 3:46 am | 3 comments | 11253 Views

MOVIES

Hackers, meet hackwork

How did we get here? Never in the history of movies has there been a situation like the one surrounding "The Interview,"...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jan 6, 2015 at 1:18 pm | 3 comments | 11253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School enrollment rides the roller coaster

With Palo Alto elementary classrooms filled to overflowing this fall, old timers wince at the memory of having closed 11...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by observer, on Oct 28, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 46 comments | 11252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford pediatrician arrested for allegedly meeting a minor for sex

A Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford physician has been arrested for allegedly attempting to lure a girl to a location...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2021
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Feb 10, 2021 at 11:34 pm | 6 comments | 11249 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where would you cut the budget?

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 28, 2007
Last comment by sceptical, on Mar 28, 2007 at 4:06 pm | 103 comments | 11248 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stay updated on recent Palo Alto burglaries

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jun. 27, 2006
Last comment by JUST A NEIHBOR, on Jul 16, 2006 at 9:57 am | 32 comments | 11246 Views

AROUND TOWN

New market to open in College Terrace

Palo Alto's College Terrace neighborhood will soon have a new grocery store with a name well familiar to neighborhood shoppers. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by Dottie Silverberg, on Sep 24, 2018 at 9:01 am | 34 comments | 11246 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: Pompeo dines at Palo Alto Italian restaurant; Firefighter launches 625-mile hike

In the latest Around Town column, news about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's meal with Stanford University leaders and a...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2020
Last comment by traffic wrecker, on Jan 23, 2020 at 6:05 am | 26 comments | 11242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district and union reach tentative agreement on distance learning, reopening conditions

After months of negotiations over working conditions for the new school year, which starts remotely on Aug. 17, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2020
Last comment by @The Voice of Palo Alto, on Aug 10, 2020 at 9:53 am | 26 comments | 11240 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Do fences make for better neighbors?

About a month ago, I was pulling up to our house after a long day of work when I saw a couple standing in front of our house,...

Original post made by Disgusted on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 18, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 91 comments | 11240 Views
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