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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why do Palo Altans disagree so harshly?

I am beginning to feel very embarrassed by the way many of my fellow Palo Altans who disagree with other Palo Altans react....

Original post made by Civil Minded Palo Altan on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by stephen levy, on Aug 8, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 74 comments | 4508 Views

AROUND TOWN

'For Sale' signs popping up

I realize this is the time of year when people put their homes up for sale, but why are there so many "for sale" signs this...

Original post made by CJ on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 24, 2010 at 10:39 am | 20 comments | 2751 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The conversion of retail space to offices.

Has anyone besides me noticed that retail spaces in downtown Palo Alto are not-so-gradually becoming office spaces? In...

Original post made by CJ Vetter on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by who and where?, on Jul 16, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Connections Program at JLS

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Original post made by CKL on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by Connections...Getting There, on Jan 4, 2010 at 9:35 am | 28 comments | 8458 Views

AROUND TOWN

teakettle help

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Original post made by Claire on Sep. 9, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4555 Views

MOVIES

the reviewers are wrong

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Original post made by Claire on Jul. 23, 2006
Last comment by Danny, on Jul 24, 2006 at 4:30 pm | 2 comments | 7057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long Time Palo Alto Business Moving to Los Altos

Nature Gallery, a fixture at Town & Country for 17 years has decided it is time to expand into a larger space and leave the...

Original post made by Claire Friedman on Jan. 14, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1401 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buying Online to Avoid Tax Costs Everyone in the End

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 5 comments | 1788 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Time to Pass Sales Tax Fairness is Now

As consumers and retailers, we expect that economic competition will be based on opportunity and fairness, but in California...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Buy online, on Aug 26, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 10 comments | 2116 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Legislature Says 'Who Cares' To California Retailers

Up until a few days ago, the proposed state budget contained a provision that would require large out-of-state online retailers...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 9, 2010 at 11:34 am | 9 comments | 1915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preferential treatment in school class assignments

I've noticed that class assignments at our school tend to group the children of teachers and/or those of the top PTA parents...

Original post made by Class assignments (elementary) on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Walter Hays Mom, on Aug 25, 2015 at 10:42 pm | 77 comments | 4344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone know a good math tutor for a fourth-grader?

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Original post made by Clay L. on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by kk, on Aug 28, 2007 at 10:18 pm | 4 comments | 4490 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death on Alma, Friday afternoon

I was biking home via Alma, north of downtown, at around 3:45 PM on Friday afternoon. Traffic was backed up due to some emergency...

Original post made by CLB on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by John, on Apr 22, 2013 at 11:53 am | 10 comments | 844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

is "Sit-Lie" Law the Answer?

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Original post made by Clean and Fair City on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by James, on Oct 15, 2007 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 3443 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama, Ayers, ACORN and the Economy

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Original post made by cohen on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by mary, on Oct 11, 2008 at 5:28 pm | 21 comments | 2272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town and Country parking lot re -design

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Original post made by CoJo on Jan. 9, 2007
Last comment by Yes it's true, on Oct 29, 2012 at 5:26 pm | 12 comments | 4521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge buildup of foam in the Cal Ave train station fountain

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Original post made by College Ave Resident on Jul. 1, 2007
Last comment by Kate, on Jul 1, 2007 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 4054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ivies start dropping AP classes.

Today's NYT reports that Dartmouth has decided to refuse credit for all AP classes. The university studied the results from...

Original post made by College Board on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Ugh, on Jan 30, 2013 at 11:06 pm | 57 comments | 9474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Snake on California Ave 5 pm Sunday?

Did anyone else see a few folks trying to corral a big snake at California Ave near Hanover / Harvard Streets around 5 pm...

Original post made by College Terrace on May. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't Wait For The School Board, Empower Yourself

Original post made by Collegeunlocked on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Mar 28, 2015 at 11:20 pm | 8 comments | 1567 Views
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