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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto bans smoking at all parks

Palo Alto took its strongest stance to date against tobacco on Monday night, when the City Council swiftly passed a law that...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Green&Clean, on May 16, 2013 at 11:30 pm | 42 comments | 5991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cordell: A different solution for Buena Vista

"In recognition of the unique situation and vulnerability of mobile home owners, the State Legislature adopted the Mobilehome...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 29, 2015 at 10:01 am | 109 comments | 5991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City pledges funds to save Buena Vista

They haven't had much to cheer about over the past two years, but on Monday night about 300 residents of the Buena Vista...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 3, 2015 at 5:25 pm | 34 comments | 5991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Toward a long overdue business registry

In most California cities, a business license is one of those necessities of getting any business up and running. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jeez, on Apr 30, 2014 at 10:21 am | 19 comments | 5985 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford, Packard nurses OK potential strike

Nurses for Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals voted overwhelmingly in favor of a possible strike on Thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Ashley, on Mar 3, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 66 comments | 5984 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man wakens, scares off home burglar Monday

A burglar rummaging through a Palo Alto house at about 11:30 a.m. Jan. 20 fled after he walked into a bedroom and discovered...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Grammar Girl, on Jan 26, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 11 comments | 5983 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Drone"-d out

While many have heard Amazon's Jeff Bezos assert that in five years drones will be used to deliver its packages, right now...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 11, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 5981 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With revenues up, city looks to beef up workforce

Riding the wave of a booming economy, City Manager James Keene on Tuesday unveiled a proposed budget for the coming year...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Build a public safety building, on May 14, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 53 comments | 5980 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA Teacher "Party House"

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Original post made by Amy on Oct. 30, 2006
Last comment by AnotherPalyParent, on Nov 12, 2006 at 2:00 am | 15 comments | 5979 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Charter School at All Costs?

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Original post made by Resident of PAUSD on Mar. 5, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 14 comments | 5977 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's behind-the-scenes movers and shakers

They may not be elected officials or department heads, but five members of the City of Palo Alto staff are almost certain...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by PA Recreation, on Mar 27, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 20 comments | 5974 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 | 5974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giordano gets four years in prison

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Original post made by John on Nov. 3, 2006
Last comment by Jenny McElaney, on Jan 17, 2007 at 10:52 am | 19 comments | 5974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Illusions Dance Club for Under 18 year olds

I'm wondering what people's experiences have been with the dances at Illusions (on Calif. Ave.) for under 18-year olds. ...

Original post made by Maureen Roddy on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by Deborah Norman, on Jan 11, 2012 at 1:51 am | 18 comments | 5973 Views

MOVIES

Review- Hypothesis

The World Premiere of Hypothesis will be at the upcoming 6th Annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival to be held at the Grand Lake...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Brian Good, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 68 comments | 5972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Obama visits Palo Alto to raise funds for Dems

President Obama visited Palo Alto Thursday night to attend two fundraisers benefiting the Democratic Senatorial Campaign...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by The Playa, not the game, on Jun 7, 2013 at 11:06 am | 8 comments | 5971 Views

SPORTS

Astro Turf/Higher fences needed on El Camino

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Original post made by Mayfield child on Aug. 25, 2006
Last comment by Paly reporter, on Oct 8, 2008 at 1:03 pm | 14 comments | 5968 Views

SPORTS

Stanford volleyball player Samantha Wopat dies

Stanford sophomore women's volleyball player Samantha Wopat, 19, died Sunday following a week-long battle after a medical...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by betty blue, on Mar 29, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 24 comments | 5968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall on raw milk distributed in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto-based organization that delivers farm products, including raw milk, has been affected by a statewide recall made...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Raw milk drinker, on Mar 29, 2015 at 8:20 am | 19 comments | 5968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Burt, Schmid, Berman, Kniss for council

In the last Palo Alto City Council election in 2009, with 14 candidates, voters overwhelmingly reelected Larry Klein to his...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Feb 11, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 43 comments | 5966 Views
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