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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 | 8047 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Researchers find radioactivity in migratory tuna

More than a year after a tsunami in Japan flooded the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, researchers from Stanford and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Alastair, on Dec 22, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 14 comments | 8044 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA committee: Scrap existing flight path

A committee tasked with recommending ways to reduce airplane noise over the Midpeninsula voted last week in favor of a new...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Binocular, on Nov 28, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 28 comments | 8042 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 | 8041 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 | 8041 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 | 8041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite financial risks, golf course revamp moves ahead

When Palo Alto officials first proposed in 2011 a dramatic reconfiguration of the city's golf course in the Baylands, the...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:01 pm | 15 comments | 8040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto student stays home pending court ruling

An 11-year-old Palo Alto boy is home from school pending an Oct. 25 court hearing on whether his genetic condition poses...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 127 comments | 8038 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap

Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 8, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 103 comments | 8035 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 | 8034 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 | 8034 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 | 8033 Views

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 | 8032 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 | 8032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Statewide report blasts community colleges

A scathing new report is questioning the effectiveness of California's 112 community colleges, stating that remedial education...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by paly parent, on Nov 3, 2010 at 7:54 am | 18 comments | 8031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family files claim against school district

The family of a Palo Alto special education student who was previously the focus of an Office for Civil Rights investigation...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Aug 6, 2013 at 9:06 am | 83 comments | 8031 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boy may lose eye after 'assault' at Mitchell Park

A young boy may lose sight in his left eye after he was chased by at least three other boys and shot with a plastic pellet...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Oct 23, 2009 at 1:29 am | 68 comments | 8027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lockdown lifted for Palo Alto schools, suspect in custody

A lockdown has been lifted for south Palo Alto schools after police arrested an alleged criminal who fled police Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Gods son , on May 22, 2016 at 12:45 am | 43 comments | 8022 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 | 8020 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents, supporters ask for comparable compensation

The washing machines and dryers are infested with cockroaches, but Blanca Fonseca still wants to live in Buena Vista Mobile...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm | 58 comments | 8016 Views
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