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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to residents: Don't sign PG&E tree removal contracts

Concerned about Pacific Gas & Electric's planned chop-down of hundreds of Palo Alto's mature trees, city officials have sent...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by ME, on Nov 13, 2015 at 6:11 pm | 33 comments | 8221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opposition to new office space unites council candidates

Stewart Carl believes Palo Alto needs to immediately enact a moratorium on office construction, a view that is shared by...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 5, 2016 at 9:59 am | 58 comments | 8220 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FoPAL board member unfairly attacks Palo Alto Public Library

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Original post made by Sanford Forte on Jul. 10, 2006
Last comment by Sanford Forte, on Jul 11, 2006 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 8218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council drops Matadero Creek bikeway plan

Facing a slew of physical obstacles and neighborhood concerns, Palo Alto is veering away from a once popular proposal to...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Jun 25, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 48 comments | 8214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown post office considers move to Alma

Citing critical loss of revenue, the U.S. Postal Service is considering moving its downtown branch to Alma Street at the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on May 28, 2015 at 11:29 pm | 29 comments | 8212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National group invokes Palo Alto school resolution

The Palo Alto school board's strong criticisms of how the federal Office for Civil Rights went about investigating cases...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Watcher, on Jun 18, 2014 at 9:10 am | 25 comments | 8210 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Credit Union accidentally releases member data

Stanford Credit Union informed 18,000 members this week that their personal information was accidentally sent to another...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Sandra, on Aug 26, 2014 at 9:50 am | 11 comments | 8208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates for Palo Alto school board debate the issues

In their first debate of the fall campaign season, the five candidates vying for two seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Parent too, on Sep 13, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 90 comments | 8208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic-fighting nonprofit struggles to lessen congestion

Two years after Palo Alto jump-started a new nonprofit charged with reducing traffic congestion and offering other commuting...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jan 7, 2017 at 4:38 am | 25 comments | 8207 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A joyful 'Noise'

From handmade acoustic instruments to powerful distorted electronics, from teenage phenoms to music-world veterans, KZSU's...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 30, 2016 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 8206 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student hospitalized after bike, SUV collide

A Palo Alto High School student was hospitalized after his bicycle collided with an SUV on his way to school Tuesday, Oct....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by danielle, on Nov 11, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 60 comments | 8202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Forecast predicts years of budget surpluses

A surging economy and an expected influx of revenue from new hotels have prompted Palo Alto officials to predict a decade...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Marrol, on Feb 16, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 20 comments | 8201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aggressive Homeless

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Original post made by Kate on Feb. 28, 2007
Last comment by ummm..., on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:42 am | 84 comments | 8201 Views

AROUND TOWN

More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Thiago, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:00 am | 54 comments | 8201 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car burglaries spike in September, police say

Palo Alto police are warning residents about a rise in car burglaries throughout the city over the past month. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by animal, on Oct 5, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 8188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping fire at bay

Under slightly different conditions, a wildland fire in the Palo Alto hills earlier this month could have spread to homes...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Safety should come first, on Jul 1, 2014 at 11:58 am | 26 comments | 8185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD crisis: Bargaining Issues or Leadership?

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Original post made by ABC on Oct. 7, 2006
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 15, 2006 at 7:55 pm | 58 comments | 8185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Highlights & reactions to MI school board meeting?

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Original post made by Ohlone parent on Jan. 9, 2007
Last comment by get a grip, on Jan 19, 2007 at 4:58 pm | 92 comments | 8180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seminar: Chinese in the Schools -- Preparing a Global Workforce July 13

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Original post made by Alex Green on Jun. 28, 2006
Last comment by Grace Mah, on Jul 24, 2006 at 10:50 pm | 9 comments | 8174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, PTSA head face off over news

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Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 30, 2008 at 3:01 pm | 78 comments | 8171 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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