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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An inflection point in local politics

In a shifting of the power dynamic in our community not seen for more than 40 years, Palo Alto's traditional political movers...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Nov 9, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 27 comments | 7676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping Searsville Dam in place is a good solution

On May 1, the day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article titled "1000 dams down and counting"...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton , on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:16 pm | 63 comments | 7675 Views

AROUND TOWN

sad news about Briones house

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Original post made by joyce on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by someone who reads, on Apr 22, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 41 comments | 7675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NIMBYs are preventing Palo Alto from moving into the future!

From large grocery stores, decent shopping of big box stores, Alma Plaza, Edgewood Plaza, improvements in Caltrain and HSR,...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:37 am | 67 comments | 7670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South Palo Alto housing proposal shot down

After seeing hundreds of housing units pop up in their part of the city over the past decade, dozens of south Palo Alto residents...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Pecuniac, on May 4, 2011 at 11:44 am | 30 comments | 7670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Asst. City Manager discipline details released

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Apr. 25, 2007
Last comment by Phil, on May 3, 2007 at 8:51 am | 104 comments | 7669 Views

SPORTS

East Palo Alto teen was victim in trailer fire

He was the "king" of skateboarders in his hometown of East Palo Alto; the young man who always had a smile for everyone....

Original post made on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by Illuminati, on May 15, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 8 comments | 7669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Groundwater pumping irks Palo Alto residents

With the start of construction season, thousands of gallons of water have been gushing along city streets this month, the...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Misconceptions, on Jun 25, 2015 at 7:23 pm | 102 comments | 7668 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

AT&T withdraws Palo Alto cell-tower application

AT&T has withdrawn its application to install a 75-foot-tall cell-phone tower at the Eichler Swim and Tennis Club in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by bILL, on Nov 22, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 82 comments | 7666 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Saving Buena Vista

The legal, financial and political obstacles to saving 117 units of low-income housing at the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Feb 13, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 107 comments | 7665 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto post office unveils two new possible locations

Downtown post office patrons will have 30 days starting today to comment on a proposed plan to relocate the historic 83-year-old...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by anon, on Jul 24, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 15 comments | 7663 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 | 7663 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic neighborhood debates home improvement

When longtime Palo Alto residents Allen Akin and Michelle Arden bought 405 Lincoln Ave. in 2007, planning to build a larger...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anti-Shame, on Sep 18, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 56 comments | 7662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens should be able to learn from mistakes, new Gunn principal says

As a chemistry teacher in suburban Chicago, Denise Herrmann teamed up with a biology teacher to create a project-based curriculum...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by feedback, on Aug 12, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 48 comments | 7661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista closure heads toward final chapter

With the City Council just days away from making a decision on the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, supporters of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 27, 2015 at 10:32 am | 59 comments | 7658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Barnes & Noble opening in downtown Palo Alto

Bookstore giant Barnes & Noble is moving into downtown Palo Alto, but shoppers will still need to head to Redwood City because...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Aug 19, 2010 at 6:03 am | 13 comments | 7650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine purported gang members could face death penalty

Alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs who were indicted for murder with special circumstances in March could face...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 6 comments | 7650 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck driver convicted in 2011 crash that killed Palo Alto family

A truck driver involved in a fiery 2011 accident in Canada that killed a Palo Alto family of four was convicted Monday on...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Yvanna, on Aug 16, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 9 comments | 7639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abilities United to redevelop all facilities

Six months after Abilities United announced the closure of its Betty Wright Aquatic Center, the organization's board of directors...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Betty Wright Legacy, on Jul 11, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 9 comments | 7637 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smoke from fires coming down peninsula

Smoke from the massive wildfires in In Northern California is now reaching the Bay Area, prompting an alert from public officials...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Teacher, on Aug 16, 2015 at 8:12 am | 13 comments | 7636 Views
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