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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents to see postal changes

With the U.S. Postal Service facing insolvency this month, Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents could soon see changes in their...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 1, 2011 at 7:28 am | 32 comments | 8462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City leaders support limiting use of plastic bags

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Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Logical Environmentalist, on Nov 8, 2008 at 11:18 am | 39 comments | 8445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools try early intervention, so troubled kids become healthy teens

Increased attention to mental health among elementary students will pay dividends when students are older, providing coping...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by more please, on Nov 25, 2012 at 9:11 am | 7 comments | 8445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pre-schools, and Elementary school choices

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Original post made by Melinda on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by depends who you ask, on Jun 23, 2009 at 5:29 am | 35 comments | 8433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-residents are a drain on public schools

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Original post made by Rebecca on Jun. 23, 2006
Last comment by Luke, on Dec 15, 2007 at 8:06 pm | 49 comments | 8417 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Channing House story raises huge issues

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Original post made by Concerned senior on Jan. 15, 2007
Last comment by Pat Carew, on Feb 17, 2008 at 12:16 pm | 18 comments | 8410 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Missing Stanford Student - this is a Palo Alto issue

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Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Stanford Alumni \'01, on Feb 27, 2007 at 11:52 pm | 9 comments | 8395 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rulings deal financial blow to high-speed rail

California's proposed high-speed-rail system ran into a legal barrier Monday when a Sacramento judge ruled that the funding...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by mag lev rider, on Nov 29, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 20 comments | 8388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglary victim speaks out about break-in

Palo Alto burglars apparently adhered to the old postal adage about neither rain nor sleet nor snow keeping them away during...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Dec 2, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 23 comments | 8386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto ponders design of new bike bridge

Emboldened by a $4 million grant and a freshly completed master plan, Palo Alto is rolling ahead with design work on a new...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Lance, on Dec 15, 2012 at 4:21 am | 24 comments | 8375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto man dies from swine flu

A 58-year-old Palo Alto man has died after contracting the H1N1 influenza virus, and his family became seriously ill. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by My Take, on Mar 13, 2014 at 9:15 am | 33 comments | 8346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Cat Network co-founder's home burns, 100 cats perish

The president of Stanford Cat Network narrowly escaped a house fire that gutted her home and killed nearly 100 cats in the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Aug 21, 2013 at 10:04 am | 44 comments | 8327 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Toyota SUV crashes into house on Park Boulevard

A silver Toyota RAV4 sports utility vehicle smashed through a speed-limit sign this morning, crashed through the hedge and...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 21 comments | 8318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Board to offer make-up SAT

The College Board will offer a special "make-up exam in the very near future" or refund fees after a scheduled administration...

Original post made on May. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dodging, on May 17, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 59 comments | 8316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Builder gets a legal boost against city's affordable-housing law

Seven years after Sterling Park received the city's blessing to construct a condominium complex on West Bayshore Road, the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by enniac, on Nov 26, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 14 comments | 8316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why does Anyone Think Palo Alto is a Quiet Suburb?

When I moved to Palo Alto I knew a lot about the place I was going to live. I knew about Stanford where I was going to graduate...

Original post made by stephen levy on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Irvin, on Jul 26, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 149 comments | 8306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Street Light Antennas?

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Original post made by Richard on Sep. 22, 2006
Last comment by Tim M, on Dec 5, 2013 at 5:14 pm | 14 comments | 8297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How much more housing can Palo Alto handle?

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Original post made by Arthur Keller on Feb. 21, 2007
Last comment by Native, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 124 comments | 8296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Achievement gap' still dogs Palo Alto schools

Despite years of efforts to combat it, a long-standing academic achievement gap persists in Palo Alto schools. African-American...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by HelpUsIn94303, on Jul 6, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 116 comments | 8292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Analysis: City scrambles for residential parking solutions

Faced with massive pressure from residents and the City Council on parking shortages in residential areas, city planners...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Juno, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:39 pm | 32 comments | 8284 Views
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