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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wouldn't a parking ticket be a reasonable way to enforce parking?

Imagine that you get the flu, or a house guest parks on your street, or you are called away for business, or any of the many...

Original post made by Achromatic Intent on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 29, 2014 at 11:48 pm | 11 comments | 3855 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Daughters file claim against Palo Alto over mother's death

Daughters file claim against Palo Alto over mother's death. The daughters of a 66-year-old woman who was hit and killed...

Original post made by Ada on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 16, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 2 comments | 2318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Getting Palo Alto home value reassessed for tax

We bought our PA house less than 5 years ago and applied first for informal Prop 8 value review which was denied by County...

Original post made by Ada on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Sep 15, 2009 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 1992 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fluoridation of city water

I used to be indifferent to city water fluoridation, but I am not anymore, after a number of people who moved to Palo Alto...

Original post made by Ada on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Vi, on May 27, 2011 at 4:03 am | 10 comments | 3100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pumpkin patches

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Original post made by Ada on Oct. 12, 2008
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 9 comments | 7167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sign Palo Alto Math Textbooks Petition

If you unhappy about PAUSD's choice of math program and its reliance on calculators, please sign petition: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/PaloAltoMathTextbooks/...

Original post made by Ada on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 27, 2009 at 10:08 am | 42 comments | 3647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preview into school enrollment for 2011-2012

What does school enrollment for 2011-2012 look like? I know the official count on 11th day of school, but do we have some...

Original post made by Ada on Aug. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dying traditions - Halloween

I checked PA Online to see if there will be any mention of Halloween yesterday, and found no mention of it whatsoever. No...

Original post made by Ada on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by A Reason, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:15 am | 5 comments | 2110 Views

AROUND TOWN

New stop sign at Channing/Heather

I noticed today that the city has put up a new stop sign that will presumably be "unveiled" in the coming week at the corner...

Original post made by Adam on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by giraffe, on Apr 28, 2012 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 2029 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Achieving Desired Political Outcomes

As I follow this year's primary electoral shenanigans, I'm incensed by the CA political establishment thwarting of citizens'...

Original post made by adamsdottir on Jan. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electric Cars, Cheaper Solar Panels Long Overdue

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Original post made by Addicted to Oil on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Rick, on May 22, 2008 at 11:23 pm | 3 comments | 3273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shortage of officers in Palo Alto

In the road show column of SJ Mercury, today I read that there are only three or fewer officers in Palo Alto enforcing the...

Original post made by Adel2012 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Frustrated, on May 4, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 8 comments | 1917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone experienced with Alta Vista?

My daughter has gotten so little help at Paly as an LD kid (she is on a 504, and was on an IEP in elementary school) that...

Original post made by adhd/ld mom on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 15, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 33 comments | 2273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ellen Fletcher Legacy Bike Ride - Friday November 23

An American hero, Ellen Fletcher, died on November 7 at age 83. The long-time Palo Alto resident served on the city council...

Original post made by Adina Levin on Nov. 23, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Choice vs. peer streaming trade-off??

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Original post made by ADL on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Your neighbor, on Jan 30, 2007 at 2:02 pm | 25 comments | 5152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

James Franco's "Palo Alto": Are things really this awful?

I recently read through some of James Franco's collection of short stories, "Palo Alto". He grew up in Palo Alto and all...

Original post made by Adobe on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Ajiax, on Aug 24, 2011 at 6:44 am | 27 comments | 6953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annoying horn sound at 3:30am?

This morning at about 3:30am, I heard this horn sounding in the distance. I thought it might be from CalTrain, but then...

Original post made by Adobe on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by S Marinos, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:22 am | 11 comments | 2952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Economy's Effect on the Mental Health of Families in Silicon Valley

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Original post made by Adolescent Counseling Services on Oct. 2, 2008
Last comment by Elizabeth Schar, on Oct 6, 2008 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 2859 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti Vandalism in California Ave Underpass

What can be done about the huge graffiti tag that has completely obliterated a large panel of the beautiful undersea mural...

Original post made by Adrienne Mayor on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 27, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 9 comments | 2705 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHO'S NEXT

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Original post made by Afraid to ask on Mar. 28, 2007
Last comment by Rodham, on Apr 6, 2007 at 12:49 am | 2 comments | 4928 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 4,726 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 1,083 views

Surviving Family Holidays
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 343 views

 

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