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AROUND TOWN

Goodbye Palo Alto, HSR caused us to move

I'm not providing my address or name intentionally. We put our house up for sale after we learned we would be about 300 feet...

Original post made by Don\'t Guess on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:39 pm | 52 comments | 5032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto tries to put Cal. Ave. project back on track

When Palo Alto officials meet next Monday to approve a plan to cut lanes and add streetscape improvements to California Avenue,...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Nov 30, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 52 comments | 3187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto mulls sale of land near Foothills Park

While Palo Alto negotiates with billionaire developer John Arrillaga over a proposal to construct a large office complex...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by BetterOption, on Sep 24, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 52 comments | 4771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: In search of the car-less commute

On any weekday morning, upwards of 17,000 commuters -- some in buses, others on bicycles, but the majority in cars -- stream...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by transit friend, on Nov 27, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 52 comments | 37646 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why does MV have a $32 M surplus and we have a $3M deficit?

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Original post made by Palo alto mom on Mar. 10, 2007
Last comment by JFP, on Mar 28, 2007 at 8:44 am | 51 comments | 5744 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our Town: A human relations problem

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Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 24, 2007 at 9:38 pm | 51 comments | 2994 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council to debate budget changes

A budget that includes fee increases for a wide range of services, higher rates for plots at community gardens and elimination...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:41 am | 51 comments | 1313 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council takes stand against marijuana measure

With marijuana advocates pushing for Palo Alto to allow pot dispensaries, city officials took a firm stance Monday night...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Thomas Seay, on Nov 6, 2012 at 11:38 am | 51 comments | 8385 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog park proposed for Pardee Park

Three alternatives for a possible dog park at Eleanor Pardee Park in Palo Alto are under consideration as the park undergoes...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Mar 5, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 51 comments | 2854 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bill for Maybell election could top $600,000

An election for Palo Alto's recently approved housing development on Maybell Avenue would cost the city more than $600,000...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by BP resident, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 51 comments | 1352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Foes of Maybell development shift focus from project site

Palo Alto's most controversial housing development of the moment would occupy a nondescript orchard site in the Green Acres...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by No to Zoning Changes, on Sep 3, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 51 comments | 4480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown development sparks architecture debate

With its glassy walls, boxy shape, 50-foot height and preponderance of office space, a four-story building proposed for 240...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Sep 14, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 51 comments | 218170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown affordable-housing complex officially opens

A decade-long effort to build a downtown Palo Alto affordable housing project officially came to fruition Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 11, 2014 at 4:29 pm | 51 comments | 7662 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford housing proposal faces appeal

A proposal by Stanford University to build 180 housing units on California Avenue under a 2005 agreement with the city is...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 3, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 51 comments | 5490 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Labor board: Palo Alto violated law in firefighters' negotiations

In a stunning victory for Palo Alto's firefighters union, the state Public Employment Relations Board has determined that...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Wilson, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:23 am | 51 comments | 5063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto admits mistakes in negotiations with developer

Faced with a stinging audit from the Santa Clara County Grand Jury, Palo Alto officials this week acknowledged that they...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Oct 1, 2014 at 10:32 pm | 51 comments | 5664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Profound Insult to PAUSD Community

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Original post made by Parent on Feb. 16, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 7, 2007 at 2:16 pm | 51 comments | 6539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do you get kids to do their homework?

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Original post made by Desperate Mom on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Danny, on Mar 14, 2008 at 3:56 pm | 51 comments | 4454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why does LAH attend PAUSD?

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Original post made by Paly Alum on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by Roger Batavia, on Aug 1, 2008 at 4:55 pm | 51 comments | 3784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transfer Tax to Fund Schools?

Given how our housing values are tied to the quality of our schools, shouldn't we insist on a transfer tax for all this new...

Original post made by PA Parent on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 22, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 51 comments | 3177 Views
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