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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cordell: A different solution for Buena Vista

"In recognition of the unique situation and vulnerability of mobile home owners, the State Legislature adopted the Mobilehome...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by curmudgeon., 4 minutes ago | 41 comments | 2354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle over Measure A heats up

With 11 days left until Palo Alto's special school parcel-tax election, Measure A campaigners are working to corral support...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Old timer, 10 minutes ago | 78 comments | 4124 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain cautious about Palo Alto requests

While the City of Palo Alto is putting its weight behind the importance of restricting access to the rail corridor to prevent...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 27 minutes ago | 26 comments | 2026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water board supports removing Searsville Dam

The SF Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has told Stanford University it supports removing Searsville Dam as the university...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 39 minutes ago | 90 comments | 5770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union defends decision to file grievance against Gunn principal

Citing "misconceptions and misinformation" surrounding the union grievance filed late last year against Gunn High School...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by My Thoughts, 40 minutes ago | 112 comments | 5997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District eyes expansion of student research program

Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee is hoping to expand a longtime student-research program at Palo Alto High School...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by outsider, 1 hour ago | 45 comments | 2615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools usher in new era of testing

Students across the Palo Alto Unified School District are sitting down to computers over the next few weeks to take the state's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, 2 hours ago | 13 comments | 2406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pedestrian struck by bicycle in Palo Alto dies

A woman who was struck by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning has died, the Santa Clara County Coroner has confirmed....

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by HelenB, 2 hours ago | 89 comments | 11606 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thinking of moving?

Roger and Margaret Smith had always thought of themselves as in the "we're going to die in the house" scenario. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Neal, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 126 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palantir Technologies is taking over public streets for two weeks

As I understand it, the city of Palo Alto gave permits to Palantir to block the entire 100 block of Forest Avenue and Emerson/Forest...

Original post made by Palo Alto on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by musical, 4 hours ago | 9 comments | 752 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike path on Alma?

We got a post card from the city for a meeting about bike paths including a planned one on Alma in South Palo Alto. This...

Original post made by CHW on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by musical, 6 hours ago | 14 comments | 221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NYT: Push, Don't Crush, the Students

Another NYT article on PAUSD: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/26/sunday-review/push-dont-crush-the-students.html?fb_ref=Default&_r=0...

Original post made by Parent on Apr. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 60 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Please list-support orgs helping in NEPAL earthquake

abc7news.com just reported that they are keeping a list of organizations accepting donations to help earthquake relief efforts...

Original post made by Disaster survivor from the past on Apr. 26, 2015
There are no comments yet. 21 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Measure A

It is hard to imagine a worse time for the Palo Alto school district to go to the voters for the renewal and a 20 percent...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by m2grs, 10 hours ago | 86 comments | 3428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why VOTE NO on MEASURE A?

A blogger has kept a running record of Yes statements saying there is a No blog already, but there doesn't seem to be, and...

Original post made by It\'s about trust on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by It's about TRUST, 14 hours ago | 32 comments | 1033 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With losses mounting, Palo Alto to rethink animal services

Dogged by cramped conditions and mounting financial losses, Palo Alto's scrappy but popular animal shelter is once again...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by William Warrior, 16 hours ago | 59 comments | 3587 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: New businesses come to Stanford Mall, Bryn Walker moves

True Food Kitchen and Muji come to Stanford Mall; Palo Alto boutique Bryn Walker moves from Cowper Street to Homer Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Butter, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 1519 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three bicyclists hit by car on Page Mill Road

Three bicyclists who were hit by a vehicle on upper Page Mill Road above Foothills Park Sunday were transported to Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by musical, 17 hours ago | 98 comments | 8860 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is Ground Water Pumping Still Allowed in Palo Alto?

Last night I was walking my dog and saw a new house being built in the 2100 block of Cowper in OId Palo Alto. The site was...

Original post made by Bill Glazier on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by JD, 17 hours ago | 106 comments | 3522 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

No excuses

Director Kirby Dick's new documentary on sexual assault, "The Hunting Ground," should be required viewing for every current...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Kevin McGill, 17 hours ago | 6 comments | 1275 Views
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