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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A first step on bridge

Representing one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the state, it was not surprising to see the City Council fall head...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by peanuts, on Aug 29, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 19 comments | 2811 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Stanford professor Steven Chu named energy secretary

President-elect Barack Obama has nominated Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Director Steven Chu to serve as Secretary of Energy,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 19, 2008 at 5:36 pm | 9 comments | 2811 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SAFE CA Act

Save CA is a way to reduce cost and save taxpayers' money. SAFE CA Act press conference to replace the death penalty...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 5, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 92 comments | 2811 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo calls for national first-responder network

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, took the anniversary of Sept. 11 to call for enactment of a nationwide interoperable communication...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 13, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 19 comments | 2811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto considers going wireless

Palo Alto's latest proposal to bring high-speed Internet to the masses involves draping the city in a wireless network while...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Skeptic, on Jul 16, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 25 comments | 2811 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gore Says Laws Must Change

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Original post made by Jane on Apr. 21, 2008
Last comment by ol' lady, on Apr 22, 2008 at 7:06 am | 11 comments | 2810 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pets flood local shelter during hard times

As head of Palo Alto Animal Services, Sandi Stadler has a unique perspective on how the recession is hurting Peninsula residents....

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by Robin, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:27 am | 10 comments | 2810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cool School Commutes for Earth Day

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Original post made by going green with kids on Apr. 19, 2008
Last comment by give it a rest, on Apr 22, 2008 at 11:18 am | 6 comments | 2810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Few sign up for new 'transitional' program

Despite its origins in Palo Alto, a new law compelling California school districts to offer "transitional kindergarten" has...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 14, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 4 comments | 2810 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial set for Zumot

Bulos Zumot, owner of the downtown Palo Alto shop Da Hookah Spot, will go to trial on arson and murder charges in September...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by JennyNoAngel, on Mar 23, 2011 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 2810 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands of records exposed in Stanford data breaches

Personal employee information, confidential financial aid and student sexual-assault reports were exposed in three separate...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 4, 2017 at 2:18 pm | 6 comments | 2810 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama: The smell of fear

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Original post made by Diana E. on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by opimist for obama, on Sep 10, 2008 at 12:44 pm | 25 comments | 2810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark-ing their territory

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and 160 fellow Facebook employees ran a half marathon through Palo Alto and Menlo Park for charity...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 7, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 8 comments | 2810 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hire 'sustainability coordinator' next year

Palo Alto's war on waste will soon have a new general leading the charge. City officials plan to hire a sustainability coordinator...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 1, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 16 comments | 2809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto tests new energy-efficient streetlights

Palo Altans may soon notice a whiter glow beaming out of local streetlights and dimmer greens and reds directing cars and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:02 am | 15 comments | 2809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group wants city to pay Children's Theatre legal fees

Members of a group that raised money to defend Children's Theatre staff during a misguided police investigation are now asking...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Riddled with problems !!!, on Jul 13, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 17 comments | 2809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second fire burns near Paly in six weeks

A Monday evening fire near Palo Alto High School burned in an area where the school district stores its buses. It was the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:58 am | 5 comments | 2809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public Pros And Cons Presentations

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Original post made by Public Pros And Cons Presentations on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 6, 2008 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 2809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senioritis? Better shape up, Gunn official says

Any Gunn High School 12th grader basking in a bout of "senioritis" got a nudge back to reality last week. Assistant Principal...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 27, 2010 at 12:23 am | 23 comments | 2809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto school burglary was eighth this year

The theft of four laptop computers from Terman Middle School last week was the eighth burglary at a Palo Alto school this...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Disappointed, on Nov 19, 2008 at 5:53 am | 3 comments | 2809 Views
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