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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto in 'uncharted' territory on compost

The future of organic waste in Palo Alto remains hazy, but city officials hope to solve this messy and divisive dilemma by...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by carla carvalho, on Oct 22, 2012 at 8:18 pm | 18 comments | 4207 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man avoids murder conviction in killing over parking space

A man who shot and killed an East Palo Alto resident following a parking dispute between two women was convicted of voluntary...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by wally, on Nov 18, 2013 at 10:47 pm | 11 comments | 4207 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to Hill to soothe high-speed-rail concerns

California's high-speed rail project may have left the station last year, when the state Legislature approved funding for...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Martin, on Feb 26, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 37 comments | 4206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tussock moths on Oak Trees. Will the city do anything?

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Original post made by Neighbor to Oak Trees on Apr. 9, 2007
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 11, 2007 at 11:52 am | 8 comments | 4205 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's assistant city manager to depart for San Jose

Palo Alto Assistant City Manager Pamela Antil will step down from her post later this month to take a similar job in San...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 17, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 22 comments | 4205 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County planners approve Stanford study

The Santa Clara County Planning Commission, in a rare Palo Alto meeting Thursday night, unanimously recommended approval...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Palo Alto High School Grad & Stanford Alum, on Dec 7, 2008 at 11:27 am | 12 comments | 4204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Departing teacher pleads: 'Keep the play in kindergarten'

After 27 years of teaching 5-year-olds, Ginny Russell is departing this month with a cri de coeur -- a cry of the heart....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Carol Lowman, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 47 comments | 4203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Members differ on path for bullying complaints

A debate on the degree to which playground and other school complaints should be resolved by a teacher or principal versus...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Duvy dad, on Dec 10, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 42 comments | 4203 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google expands into Stanford Research Park

Mountain View-based Google is continuing its quiet expansion into Palo Alto, with two new Stanford Research Park spaces joining...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by BringBacktheHorse, on Jun 21, 2014 at 6:16 am | 15 comments | 4203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police search for six-figure Bentley

Police are looking for a blue 2013 two-door Bentley Continental GT convertible -- which has a manufacturer's suggested retail...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Richard , on Jul 2, 2014 at 10:22 pm | 19 comments | 4202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When Strategic Planning? Channeling MI debate energy to true global thinking

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Original post made by A.J. on Feb. 1, 2007
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Feb 4, 2007 at 2:02 pm | 13 comments | 4201 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jimmy Carter

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Original post made by Jag Singh on Dec. 17, 2006
Last comment by Free speech, on Jan 1, 2007 at 8:14 am | 7 comments | 4201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Churchill accident - a reminder to us all

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 26, 2006
Last comment by karen ewart, on Jan 22, 2007 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 4200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Painful bullying stories told to school board

Amid tearful recountings by parents of painful school bullying situations, Palo Alto school board members and Superintendent...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Misha, on Feb 18, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 124 comments | 4200 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Grand' vision for El Camino clashes with reality in Palo Alto

The Planning and Transportation Commission heard Wednesday a presentation on the regional initiative to transform El Camino...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Donald, on May 3, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 33 comments | 4199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lottery By the District (Not the Principals)

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Original post made by Duveneck Mom on May. 9, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on May 20, 2007 at 4:47 pm | 54 comments | 4199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Let's not discriminate against the vehicle dwellers

Let's not discriminate against the vehicle dwellers Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19305...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 54 comments | 4198 Views

AROUND TOWN

farm delivery boxes?

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Original post made by Emily on Nov. 21, 2006
Last comment by Matthew Barker, on Nov 22, 2006 at 8:48 pm | 5 comments | 4198 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More questions on Car Dwelling Ban

The headline reads "Ban on car dwelling loses support in Palo Alto" -- raises some questions for me. Does this mean that...

Original post made by pavoter on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Dec 19, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 43 comments | 4197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The path forward for Palo Alto school board

Faced with its biggest governance crisis since former school superintendent Mary Frances Callan was fired in 2006, Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 10, 2013 at 12:13 am | 75 comments | 4197 Views
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