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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fighting?

I bet you could ask almost any American today why the U.S. was fighting in Vietnam and they couldn't give you a...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 3, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 45 comments | 2122 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain ridership skyrockets

After years of seeking emergency funding to keep from drastically slashing services, Caltrain is on track to balance its...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Jan 7, 2014 at 5:44 pm | 45 comments | 7179 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hank Law, on Aug 21, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 45 comments | 3488 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Brown orders mandatory reduction in water usage

Gov. Jerry Brown today issued an executive order for statewide mandatory water use reductions, the first-ever order in California's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 5, 2015 at 12:49 pm | 45 comments | 6913 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big changes afoot at San Antonio Center

A new round of large-scale demolition and construction is under way at San Antonio Center as part of a long-planned second...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Developer Borg Collective, on Sep 6, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 45 comments | 14071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn community gathers to honor classmate

Chairs had to be stacked against the walls to make room for a tight, standing-room-only crowd at a celebration of the life...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by get help, you aren't alone., on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:58 am | 45 comments | 4871 Views

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Local teens describe their stresses on 'Dr. Phil'

Nearly a dozen local teens told a national audience Friday night that stress in their lives comes from trying to meet the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mama, on Mar 16, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 45 comments | 4105 Views

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Residents worry Palo Alto is 'celling out'

Channing Avenue resident Tru Love and her neighbors are waging a battle against the Catholic Church. It's not over same-sex...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Jan 4, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 45 comments | 5344 Views

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Old-fashioned parade set for Paly state champs

A parade honoring Palo Alto High School's two state championship teams is set for 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8. Players on...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jan 5, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 45 comments | 4864 Views

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City pushes ahead with lane reduction on Cal Ave

Seeking to make California Avenue safer for pedestrians and more attractive to shoppers, Palo Alto officials on Monday renewed...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 3, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 45 comments | 3321 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T's antenna plan moves forward in Palo Alto

AT&T's ambitious plan to install 80 antennas on existing utility poles throughout Palo Alto continues to polarize the community,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Randy Smith, on Jan 21, 2012 at 7:59 pm | 45 comments | 6110 Views

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New budget spells cuts for Palo Alto animal services

Higher water rates, a Fire Department with fewer firefighters, a host of fee increases and an animal-services operation trembling...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Denise, on Jun 26, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 45 comments | 12341 Views

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Palo Alto streetlights changing to LEDs

Palo Alto streets will be getting brighter in the next months as the city Utilities Department embarks on the latest phase...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Oct 14, 2012 at 12:09 am | 45 comments | 7860 Views

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Road 'trial' to remain permanent on Arastradero

Palo Alto's two-year experiment with lane reductions, traffic-signal modifications and median islands on a busy stretch of...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Henry Su, on Oct 24, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 45 comments | 6988 Views

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Urban development proposed for El Camino block

A quaint, eclectic and sparsely developed block of El Camino Real near Fry's Electronics in Palo Alto could get a hefty injection...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:49 am | 45 comments | 10902 Views

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Horrific crash prompts license re-examination for driver

The 90-year-old driver whose car jumped a curve in downtown Menlo Park and pinned twin 6-year-old brothers against the wall...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jim Hols, on Jan 29, 2014 at 11:21 am | 45 comments | 26393 Views

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Another fire at Sims metal recycling in Redwood City

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at a metal recycling facility in Redwood City this morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Shut It, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:10 pm | 45 comments | 11263 Views

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Demand for EV charging stations sparks high interest, conflict in Palo Alto

Rising numbers of electric vehicles in Palo Alto have put the city's public charging stations to use almost all day long...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Apr 4, 2015 at 8:50 pm | 45 comments | 12087 Views

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A new home for ancient ways

Standing inside the almost-complete prayer hall of Palo Alto's first freestanding mosque on San Antonio Road, Durriya Tyabji...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Sep 1, 2014 at 9:00 am | 45 comments | 13402 Views

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Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sandro Lane, on Oct 6, 2015 at 8:11 am | 45 comments | 16189 Views
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Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park
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Senior Scam Stopper Seminar at EPA Senior Center 9/25/17
By Max Greenberg | 0 comments | 211 views

"Instead I held you"
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 143 views

 

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