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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With Caltrain in mind, city seeks larger sales-tax hike

Palo Alto's support for a countywide sales-tax increase to pay for an extension of BART and a host of other transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by No more dough, on Jun 8, 2014 at 8:33 pm | 32 comments | 7705 Views

AROUND TOWN

I just saw a rat on the fence outside my house!

So I'm in my kitchen and looking out the window, and there on the the fence is a rat! I googled and it's probably a roof...

Original post made by neighbor on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Retired Engineer, on Jun 8, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 18 comments | 5341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second-hand smoke ignites debates over proposed bans

Secondhand smoke in apartments, townhouses and condominiums is the No. 1 complaint received by the Breathe California of...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Danny, on Jun 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 49 comments | 4119 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Housing Corp. sells Maybell site

After seeings its plan for a housing complex on Maybell Avenue collapse in a referendum last November, the Palo Alto Housing...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 8, 2014 at 8:20 am | 79 comments | 6536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Devoted Giants fan, Palo Alto resident throws first pitch

On the evening of Tuesday, May 27, Palo Alto resident Charlie Hughes had a dream come true: He stepped onto the field at...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Pat Burt , on Jun 7, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 5 comments | 2032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hotel-tax bump a tough sell with the Chamber

Polls suggest that most Palo Alto voters will probably support a November measure to raise the city's hotel-tax rate to pay...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by observer, on Jun 7, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 18 comments | 2008 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two more announce bids for City Council seats

Tom DuBois, a Midtown resident who jumped into Palo Alto's land-use politics during last year's heated battle over a housing...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by History Buff, on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford student challenges university's handling of sexual assault case

A 21-year-old Stanford University student is challenging the administration's handling of a sexual assault case she reported...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Those 183 Votes, on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 47 comments | 5967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to revamp street-sweeping program

Palo Alto's residential streets may soon get a bit leafier under a sweeping change proposed by the city's Public Works Department....

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 7, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 32 comments | 3796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Expelling students for sexual violence has been proposed before

A Stanford University student's call this week for more severe punishment by administrators of students found responsible...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:15 am | 13 comments | 3028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford students rally against sexual assault

More than 300 Stanford University students gathered in White Memorial Plaza Thursday afternoon for a rally against sexual...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, on Jun 6, 2014 at 10:57 pm | 1 comment | 1314 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly protecting Holman

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2014/06/06/karen-holman The above thread was completely removed and the following...

Original post made by Rupert of henzau on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 6, 2014 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 331 Views

SPORTS

2014 All-SCVAL De Anza Division baseball team

==B Most Valuable Player: ==Cameron Ackerman (Los Gatos) Sr. P/OF ==B First Team== Johnny Breidenthal (Los Gatos) Sr. pitcher/OF;...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Fernanda, on Jun 6, 2014 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 1167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please support Mr. Nelson

On March 25th, 2014 Mr. Nelson, the now-former chair of Woodside Priory's Theology department was profiled and attacked by...

Original post made by Supporter of Mr. Nelson on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Circle the wagons, on Jun 6, 2014 at 5:33 pm | 3 comments | 522 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman

[Post removed due to potentially false and defamatory statements.]...

Original post made by Tired of the hypocrisy on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Circle the wagons, on Jun 6, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 320 Views

SPORTS

It's the final laps for Price, Robinson in state track meet

Two memorable high school track careers are coming down to their final hours as seniors Maddy Price of Menlo School and Sarah...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jodi Scherer, on Jun 6, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 982 Views

SPORTS

Stanford freshmen well-tested for NCAA Super Regional

Freshmen like Tommy Edman and Cal Quantrill are the reason Stanford baseball coach Mark Marquess likes to schedule some of...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, on Jun 6, 2014 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In unanimous resolution, Palo Alto school district challenges federal agency

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday unanimously resolved to seek redress against a federal civil rights agency that is investigating...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Jun 6, 2014 at 10:33 am | 81 comments | 6288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hack a Sim Palo Alto!

Calling all civic-minded hackers! We need a Sim Palo Alto! Want to know what happens if you add a certain number of...

Original post made by Greenacres on Jun. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 231 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mi Pueblo officially emerges from bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based grocery chain that runs the only full-sized grocery store in East Palo Alto, announced...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 5, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 1142 Views
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