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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dealership brings its fleet to animal shelter lot

In May of last year, Palo Alto's utility workers arrived at the Animal Services Center site on East Bayshore Road to move...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Tom, 22 minutes ago | 39 comments | 7746 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McGee: Tax renewal would protect Palo Alto school programs

Local voters have long supported the Palo Alto Unified School District to ensure we can provide a world-class education for...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sad, 27 minutes ago | 145 comments | 5557 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Never a drop to waste

Palo Alto resident Sue Kemp has long since turned off her automatic watering systems and tends by hand to the plants and...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Pat Ferraro, 27 minutes ago | 20 comments | 2119 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by musical, 1 hour ago | 81 comments | 4044 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Drought Q&A with the City of Palo Alto Utilities

Palo Alto Utilities Department spokeswoman Catherine Elvert provides some answers regarding the state drought and what Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 821 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Yes on A' campaign raises more than $46,000

The "Yes on A" campaign in support of the Palo Alto schools parcel tax measure has raised $46,047, with Parent Teacher Associations,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Just more click bait, 1 hour ago | 130 comments | 3504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Continuation high school picks up those who fall through the cracks

Alta Vista High School in Mountain View has a reputation as a "bad" school, one with failing students and lower-quality teachers. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by educator, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 709 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The Buena Vista imperative

Constrained by advice from the city attorney aimed at keeping council members narrowly focused on their legal responsibilities,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by musical, 2 hours ago | 19 comments | 1890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students' pleas heard by El Camino Hospital Foundation

On April 15th, Donna and John Shoemaker publicly announced that El Camino Hospital's plans for a new mental health services...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by good news, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 164 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto residents march against gentrification

In a show of solidarity and to build a greater coalition of families throughout East Palo Alto, residents marched to City...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, 3 hours ago | 83 comments | 5394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Attorneys debate the value of a Palo Alto education

In determining how much assistance should be offered to residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park once the park is closed,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Maurice, 4 hours ago | 51 comments | 3011 Views

SPORTS

It's onward to the Super Six for Stanford women gymnasts

The No. 11 Stanford women's gymnastics team matched its second-highest score of the season with a 197.175 to finish third...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 352 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: A measure of his heart

Lawrence Viariseo has survived falling off a 100-foot cliff and breaking his back, paralysis from the waist down and bladder...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by niecekins, 15 hours ago | 12 comments | 2351 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto boxing gym founder takes down alleged thief

A burglar picked the wrong car to break into on Saturday morning -- one belonging to East Palo Alto Boxing Club owner Johnnie...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by True, 18 hours ago | 14 comments | 874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living large by living small

Like many Bay Area millennials, Alison Rush and husband Jordan Cowman face a difficult dilemma: housing. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Downtown Worker, 19 hours ago | 16 comments | 523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leadership change at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto

Barbara Gross, the general manager of Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, is stepping down from her position after 15 years...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Stephanie Martinson, 20 hours ago | 7 comments | 2148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD kids -- what are your fond memories of your school years?

The other day I got an opportunity to ask a group of high schoolers about the fun times they remember about their school...

Original post made by FondMemories on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by James, 20 hours ago | 5 comments | 195 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Huge income 'gender gap': a conspiracy or just socioeconomics?

The blockbuster headline news out of this year's "State of the Valley" conference and detailed "Index" report was that the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by It Exists, 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 480 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Status of Brock Turner (ex-Stanford Swimmer) Case?

I thought Brock Turner's latest court hearing was suppose to be March 30. I have not seen anything in the press about the...

Original post made by curious on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, 23 hours ago | 39 comments | 897 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to move ahead with minimum-wage hike

Following in the footsteps of its neighbors in Mountain View and Sunnyvale, Palo Alto is preparing to adopt a new law raising...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Surefire, on Apr 17, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 10 comments | 1741 Views
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