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PALO ALTO ISSUES

What 'quality of life' means to me

Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/28/guest-opinion posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Rpthank you for writing this, on Nov 6, 2016 at 11:24 am | 63 comments | 4735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Collins, DiBrienza for school board

Holding our local elected officials accountable for their performance in office is not something we do very well in Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Nov 6, 2016 at 11:16 am | 51 comments | 9972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our election recommendations

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/28/our-election-recommendations posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 6, 2016 at 1:55 am | 15 comments | 8350 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dog helps police nab suspected copper thieves

Palo Alto police got some help from a surveillance camera and dog in arresting an uncle and a nephew who were allegedly trying...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Nov 6, 2016 at 1:43 am | 5 comments | 3868 Views

SPORTS

The Vikings do all the little things that add up to a big victory

Prep football Paul Jackson III rushed for 217 yards on 26 carries and scored three times in Palo Alto's 36-29 SCVAL victory...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Alexis, on Nov 5, 2016 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1513 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rustic and refined

At iTalico, California Avenue's new Italian addition to its growing restaurant repertoire, comfort food has an edge. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by lxtics, on Nov 5, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 2313 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters to the editor

<B>Earned the right Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/11/04/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by C.Con, on Nov 5, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 280 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Santa Clara County Measure A a Trojan Horse?

I'm being blocked from posting my concern. I've tried several times....

Original post made by Long-time Voting Democrat on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Old Timer, on Nov 5, 2016 at 3:05 pm | 8 comments | 312 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Target to open 'flexible-format' store in East Palo Alto

Target will open a new "flexible format" store in the Ravenswood Shopping Center in East Palo Alto, the retail company announced...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Nov 5, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 4985 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School district will report weighted GPA

After three hours of discussion and passionate pleas from more than 30 parents and high school students, the Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Parent of 2, on Nov 5, 2016 at 2:25 pm | 112 comments | 9875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where the Palo Alto school-board candidates stand on class size

At a town hall meeting on the Palo Alto school district’s budget shortfall on Sept. 15, Superintendent Max McGee made a...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 5, 2016 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 3431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly - Another Honors class not Honorably ranked by UC?

Is it correct that it turns out that a Physics H. class just followed an English H. class - UC will not weigh as honors?...

Original post made by just wondering on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by @Chris Zaharias, on Nov 5, 2016 at 9:47 am | 31 comments | 5347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found dog

Boxer/Pit Bull mix? Brown, male no tags on it. Seems like a puppy - very active. Richard richardcclark@gmail.com...

Original post made by Richard Clark on Nov. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 72 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on county measures A, B

Two important measures on the Nov. 8 ballot ask Santa Clara County voters to approve a $950 million bond measure to build...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Rich Resident, on Nov 4, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 13 comments | 5821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union asked for smaller classes, more aides for full-day kindergarten

Just one week after the Palo Alto school board voted to approve full-day kindergarten for all elementary schools in May,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by PAEA doesn't represent me, on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:07 pm | 19 comments | 2575 Views

SPORTS

Vikings face a simple choice on Friday night: win or else

==BI Prep football preview == Win and go to the playoffs. Lose and check in your equipment because the season's over. That's...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Wrong Info, on Nov 4, 2016 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to fine developers who fail traffic-reduction goals

Trust but verify. The dictum, made famous by Ronald Reagan in discussing Soviet arms control, is gradually becoming Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Higher Edgewood Penalties Long Overdue, on Nov 4, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 20 comments | 2100 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline

Is 'privacy' dead, or dying, in the age of Twitter? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/11/04/off-deadline...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by PA Grandma, on Nov 4, 2016 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 2901 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto readies ban on outdoor pot growing

Growing marijuana outdoors would remain illegal in Palo Alto, even if California voters agree on Election Day to legitimize...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by Engr, on Nov 4, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 31 comments | 3562 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two-story homes banned in Greer Park North

In a decision that left the majority in the audience cheering and a sizable minority seething, Palo Alto officials agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Clintonite, on Nov 4, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 36 comments | 8406 Views
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