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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City strikes down parking exemptions

Caught in a tug of war between angry residents and pleading developers, Palo Alto officials sided with the former on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Ray, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:22 pm | 35 comments | 16141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to redesign 'critical' downtown site

When billionaire developer John Arrillaga proposed last year to build a complex of high-rises and a theater near Palo Alto's...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Overbuilding all over, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 27 comments | 16131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto labor union may call strike

Palo Alto's largest labor union voted Thursday to authorize a strike if the city continues to call for long-term concessions...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by stretch, on Sep 23, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 345 comments | 16120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver responds to lawsuit over Menlo Park crash that injured 6-year-old twins

The 90-year-old driver of a car that reportedly pinned 6-year-old twin brothers against a wall on Santa Cruz Avenue has denied...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jan 8, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 73 comments | 16094 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Do You Handle Neighbors with Barking Dogs?

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Original post made by Member on Aug. 17, 2006
Last comment by joe the plumber, on Oct 11, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 50 comments | 16074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers replant trees along California Avenue

The trees are back on California Avenue -- and not without considerable fanfare. What started as a black eye for the City...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Harmony, on Feb 3, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 9 comments | 16018 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Older men, younger women help everyone

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Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by MostSensible, on Nov 22, 2013 at 11:07 am | 37 comments | 16016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two people die in Palo Alto house fire

Two people were found dead following a house fire tonight at 988 Embarcadero Road, according to Palo Alto police and fire...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2014
Last comment by veriloud, on Jan 16, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 41 comments | 15904 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed-rail critics eye fresh legal challenges

As state officials prepare to approve the environmental analysis for California's planned high-speed-rail system, Peninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:19 am | 16 comments | 15897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Senior citizens counting on 'yes' vote for Measure D

Editor's note: On Oct. 11, the Weekly editorialized against Measure D and argued that the City Council had struck the wrong...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Garrett , on Nov 3, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 17 comments | 15882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A growing school movement

A sympathetic but defensive school board did little Tuesday night to reassure concerned parents that they shared their alarm...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by allison, on Aug 5, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 178 comments | 15870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Renters' Rights?

Our neighbor is living in subpar conditions: windows from the 1950s, mold growing, things not working. The owners live overseas...

Original post made by Neighbor on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 31, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 26 comments | 15850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why All This Controversy Over Mandarin Immersion?

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Original post made by Shan Phillips on Jun. 16, 2006
Last comment by Lorraine Sparaco, on Oct 13, 2006 at 1:21 pm | 48 comments | 15842 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain reports fatality at Charleston Road

A train struck and killed a person at the Charleston Road crossing in Palo Alto on Sunday afternoon, Caltrain has confirmed....

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2015
Last comment by relentlesscactus, 3 hours ago | 18 comments | 15842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park nonprofit wins state teacher tenure lawsuit

California's teacher tenure laws were declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, ruling...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Parents shudder, too, on Jun 14, 2014 at 11:48 pm | 58 comments | 15831 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Prevailing-wage debate may freeze water project

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Original post made on Sep. 14, 2007
Last comment by concerned, on Sep 19, 2008 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 15779 Views

AROUND TOWN

House committee kills Hangar One funding

Hopes for federal money to save Moffett Field's historic Hangar One were dashed on Tuesday when it was announced that the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 19, 2011 at 6:33 am | 18 comments | 15705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Claude Ezran enters Palo Alto's council race

Claude Ezran, a veteran of the Human Relations Commission and the founder of Palo Alto's World Music Day, announced Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 4, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 34 comments | 15652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Having a say

When Palo Alto officials learned in early 2009 that a little-known Sacramento agency had developed plans to build a 15-foot...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:50 am | 15 comments | 15649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Preventing teen suicides

The morning after a Gunn High School student died on the Caltrain tracks May 5, shell-shocked parent leaders and school officials...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by God has an answer, on Nov 1, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 48 comments | 15632 Views
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