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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's plan to raise hotel-tax rate nets little opposition

Tax hikes are normally a thorny subject during an election season, but Palo Alto's plan to increase the city's hotel-tax...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Oct 10, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 30 comments | 1939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Battle for City Hall: The Residentialists

They say it's not a slate, and we'll take their word for it. The non-slate includes council hopefuls Eric Filseth, Tom DuBois...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by South PA resident, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Score/Kumon

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Original post made by WonderingParent on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Andrea, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 6910 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Battle for City Hall: The Incumbents

When Karen Holman, Greg Scharff and Nancy Shepherd took their oaths of office five years ago, budget deficits, the future...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by sea REDDY, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:59 am | 5 comments | 2880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district, higher education turned upside-down

While Palo Alto residents took issue with the city over development and traffic problems, other disruptive forces turned...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by sunflower, on Oct 10, 2014 at 2:07 am | 80 comments | 7912 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man's murder trial to begin

The trial of a man accused of stabbing and slashing his girlfriend to death in her East Palo Alto apartment will begin on...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:20 pm | 4 comments | 3612 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second indecent exposure incident reported in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are on high alert after a man exposed himself to a 10-year-old girl on Tuesday night, a day after a man...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by ChrisC, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 3085 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley tech execs: Surveillance threatens digital economy

Giving dire warnings that federal surveillance programs are crippling the U.S. digital economy and business opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Larry, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:22 pm | 4 comments | 2811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Two Americans and one German won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday, including a professor from Stanford University,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Yay!, on Oct 9, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 7 comments | 2051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ken Dauber, Catherine Crystal Foster lead in campaign contributions

The latest campaign finance statements filed the first week of October paint a picture of the money coming in and out for...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Joe Kool, on Oct 9, 2014 at 5:45 pm | 8 comments | 4143 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SAT help will help not your children

In case anyone hadn't already figured this out, paying $$$ to get private help preparing your PAHS students for the SAT is...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Oct 9, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 7 comments | 338 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board of Supervisors approve funding to expand North County homeless services

Unable to secure a new emergency cold-weather shelter to replace a longtime facility that closed earlier this year, the Santa...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 1369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Graffiti arrest of East Palo Alto men leads to drug bust

Menlo Park police officers conducting a graffiti sting Wednesday night arrested two East Palo Alto men after they were caught...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Indiana Dad, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:21 am | 22 comments | 7716 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local firefighters battle grueling working conditions at King Fire

Thousands of firefighters were sent to King Fire burning east of Sacramento in El Dorado County where the wildland fire has...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Tom Dehn, on Oct 9, 2014 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 3028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge campaign-funding discrepancy in water board race

Two candidates vying for Palo Alto voters in the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board race are spending vastly different...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by FixTheCreek, on Oct 9, 2014 at 10:10 am | 21 comments | 2975 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto official breaks the law and brags about it

I heard there was a conference in Palo Alto this week where Palo Alto's traffic chief stood up and proudly announced that...

Original post made by Connie on Oct. 4, 2014
Last comment by deep throat, on Oct 9, 2014 at 12:24 am | 22 comments | 636 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Scharff Conundrum

Greg Scharff is opposed to PCs. Flat out opposed. The Planned Community ordinance should be scrapped, he stated at a council...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Organiclaws, on Oct 8, 2014 at 10:24 pm | 9 comments | 409 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto official fined for conflict of interest

East Palo Alto City Councilman Larry Moody has agreed to pay $3,000 in a conflict-of-interest case, after voting to award...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Leif Erickson, on Oct 8, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2014 Election Central: Palo Alto School Board

All the latest news on the 2014 Palo Alto school board campaign. With two seats available and no incumbents running, five...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
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