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PALO ALTO ISSUES

What Non-profits does Palo Alto donate money to?

Awhile back there was an article in the papers about the City allocating more money to give to non-profits. I can't seem...

Original post made by Curious on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Not so transparent, on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 322 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Oops! East Palo Alto 'evacuation' alarm was false

East Palo Alto residents received an alarming phone call at 4:59 p.m. Tuesday after the city's automated dial-up alert system...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by lilian , on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 1824 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Longtime Milk Pail employee, son killed in apartment fumes

The two bodies found in an apartment complex in Mountain View on Wednesday have been identified as James Liu and his teenage...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Oct 12, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 6 comments | 16761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A sadly misguided board

For more than two years, the Palo Alto school board has been very intentional in keeping everything about its dealings with...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by PA Online Documents, on Oct 12, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 214 comments | 10607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate profile: The Critic; Tom DuBois

In mid-2013, Palo Alto's elected leaders stumbled upon the perfect formula for sparking civic engagement: approving an unpopular...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by Democracy in action, on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Visit the 7.7 acres in Foothills Park that Arrillaga wanted to buy

Public Meeting The City of Palo Alto invites the public to share their ideas For how to use the 7.7 acre addition to...

Original post made by Anon on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 11, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 15 comments | 581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford shuts down WSU passing attack in Pac-12 win

Kevin Hogan threw for three touchdowns, and had two others called back due to penalties, as No. 25 Stanford downed visiting...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 11, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto superintendent to convene achievement gap advisory committee

During a live call-in show Wednesday evening, Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee announced the launch of a minority achievement...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Legal Bills, on Oct 11, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 25 comments | 3900 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys halfway to another league water polo title

==BI Prep water polo== Defending champion Gunn completed the first half of the SCVAL De Anza Division schedule undefeated...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Oct 11, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with citywide fiber plan

The good news for Palo Alto's technophiles is that if all goes as planned, construction of a long-sought, citywide ultra-high-speed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Silly Me, on Oct 11, 2014 at 11:05 am | 58 comments | 29633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The 7 AM Air show

Are the planes that are shuttling in since 7AM really from SFO? They sound like military aircraft but more likely it's...

Original post made by wondering on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 11, 2014 at 8:52 am | 11 comments | 288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 11, 2014 at 12:38 am | 9 comments | 6054 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to phase out plating shop

After more than half a century at its location on Hansen Way, Communication & Power Industries will soon be asked to leave...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by License to Poison?, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:21 pm | 37 comments | 6001 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect sought in third indecent exposure of the week

For the third time this week, a man in a car allegedly pulled up next to a female passerby and lewdly exposed himself on...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 3 comments | 1244 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Valet parking at offices - pros and cons?

I have seen valet parking at an office on Bayshore. Presumably this is one method of getting more cars into less space. ...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Oct 10, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 5 comments | 227 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is more important??

It's Fleet Week. The Blue Angels fly over San Francisco and the Bay Area at 3:00 p.m. today. The President of the United...

Original post made by Bob on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 5 comments | 222 Views

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 | 2239 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 | 2353 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 | 6996 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 | 3484 Views
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