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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former mayor: Withdrawal is 'a black eye' for city

City officials are defending their actions against charges that the "Palo Alto Process" and high expectations doomed plans...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Apr 16, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 56 comments | 2626 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New compost plan riles Palo Alto Airport fans

Palo Alto's intense debate over what to do with local yard trimmings after the current composting facility closes in 2012...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 8, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 56 comments | 3048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail project gets $2.25 billion boost

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood joined Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer in Washington today to announce...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Irvin, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 56 comments | 2430 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What does new home construction cost these days?

Folks, I live in a 1950 Eichler and am planning a remodel that will touch most of the house except for the existing foundation and...

Original post made by Resident of Midtown on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by WannaBuildANewHome, on Jan 7, 2015 at 7:29 am | 56 comments | 32629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to fight high-speed-rail 'betrayal' bills

Palo Alto is girding for battle against proposed legislation that could make the California high-speed rail project exempt...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 56 comments | 4495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altans tackle high-speed-rail design

If you can't stop the high-speed-rail system, you might as well help design it. That's the position more than 80 Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by HSRforCali, on Apr 29, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 56 comments | 2472 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 | 6716 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto fighters try to keep labor reform off ballot

Palo Alto's firefighters union has filed a complaint with a state labor-relations board claiming that the city broke the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Been There, on Aug 3, 2011 at 6:22 am | 56 comments | 2290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto charges forward with new bike plan

Palo Alto's dream of leading the pack of America's most bike-friendly cities now has a roadmap -- an ambitious "master plan"...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Outta here, on Jul 12, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 56 comments | 9437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plastic bags to float out of Palo Alto?

It began at local supermarkets. Now, Palo Alto's war against the plastic bag is set to spread to every other food and retail...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by Mtn View resident, on Apr 30, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 56 comments | 8393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City cracks down on businesses infringing on sidewalks

In response to complaints in recent months about downtown sidewalks becoming more and more crowded with outdoor seating and...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by abc, on Jul 31, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 56 comments | 10617 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sunday vote update: Wolbach and Godfrey maintain leads

Updated election results show that Palo Alto City Council candidate Cory Wolbach and school board candidate Terry Godfrey...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Adobe MEADOW Mom, on Nov 10, 2014 at 6:56 pm | 56 comments | 10575 Views

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Palo Alto Chamber slams proposed office cap

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce jumped into the the city's growth debate Friday when it submitted a letter co-signed by...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sunshine, on Mar 3, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 56 comments | 3603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hoover: Location for a Charter in PAUSD

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Original post made by Enjoy PAUSD Choice on Mar. 2, 2007
Last comment by NICOLE, on Mar 6, 2007 at 6:16 pm | 56 comments | 745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are we the worst generation of parents ever?

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by concerned parent, on Oct 10, 2007 at 8:10 pm | 56 comments | 6436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crackdown on adult 'teen party' hosts approved

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Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Paly77, on Dec 17, 2007 at 12:23 pm | 56 comments | 5112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hoover Elementary

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Original post made by whyhoover on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 8, 2008 at 3:24 pm | 56 comments | 4143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

Tax businesses Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11113 posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 11, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 56 comments | 2593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PA school goals: money, math, emotional health

Money, math and emotional health of students are among the top-five possible "focused goals" for the Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 30, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 56 comments | 3120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate on Palo Alto school calendars goes 'viral'

As Palo Alto school officials prepare to recommend an academic calendar for 2011-2012 and beyond, a debate over whether to...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 56 comments | 3323 Views
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