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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers shutting down animal shelter

Palo Alto's Animal Services Center, a fixture on East Bayshore Road for the past four decades, could be shut down or relocated...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by What next?, on Dec 1, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 152 comments | 6278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes contest to design new bike bridge

Architects from Palo Alto and beyond could soon be asked to flap their creative wings and help the city design a new bridge...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by sabrina, on May 8, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 58 comments | 6272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In unanimous resolution, Palo Alto school district challenges federal agency

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday unanimously resolved to seek redress against a federal civil rights agency that is investigating...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Jun 6, 2014 at 10:33 am | 81 comments | 6268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto lawyer takes aim at California's 'broken' education-funding system

Nancy Krop had built a notable career as a civil rights lawyer when her child reached school age and she stumbled upon a...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Edturlti, on Aug 19, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 23 comments | 6262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials ponder new flood-taxing district

With the cost of federally required flood insurance expected to rise, local officials may seek taxing authority from residents...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Toady, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 15 comments | 6261 Views

SPORTS

Stanford track coach Floreal leaves for Kentucky

Edrick Floreal, who has served as Stanford's Director of Track and Field for the past eight seasons, has resigned to accept...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Louise Valente, on Jul 9, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 2 comments | 6261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sally Lieber spanking bill should finish her off politically

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Original post made by kevin on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by jim, on Apr 23, 2008 at 2:17 pm | 62 comments | 6257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New proposal to treat city's waste takes aim at sewage

Palo Alto may still be years away from building a state-of-the-art facility to process local food waste and yard trimmings,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 19, 2014 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 6250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spanish Immersion at Jordan

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Original post made by Parent on Jun. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 27, 2008 at 5:53 pm | 231 comments | 6245 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 | 6244 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

WalMart Goes Upscale = WalMart in Palo Alto?

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Original post made by J.L. on Oct. 29, 2006
Last comment by chris, on Nov 2, 2006 at 10:54 pm | 20 comments | 6238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pilots' group urges tighter procedures at airport

Acutely aware of the Palo Alto Airport's limited-visibility future, the airport's pilots' and aircraft-owners' group is pushing...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 133 comments | 6235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Time to Discard Tinsley

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Original post made by Resident on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by proud Tinsley participant, on Mar 22, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 54 comments | 6234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto asks public for input on growth

After suffering a stinging defeat on Election Day at the hands of residents frustrated about recent development trends, Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Dec 6, 2013 at 11:43 pm | 78 comments | 6233 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission: Palo Alto parks struggling to keep up with growth

With parking and traffic dominating Palo Alto's debate over a new "community vision," the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Sep 7, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 186 comments | 6233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Adult School poor program

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Original post made by Lucy Duncan on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by Sue, on Jan 18, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 13 comments | 6230 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council

With the filing period concluding this week, 12 Palo Alto residents have officially entered the race for the five contested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by PaulaBolduc, on Sep 21, 2014 at 10:51 am | 59 comments | 6229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police chief explains Children's Theatre probe

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Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 13, 2008 at 2:07 pm | 110 comments | 6226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With little fanfare, Palo Alto adopts housing vision

For Palo Alto, the new Housing Element is at once an expansive vision document, a catalog of future housing sites and a homework...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by They have blinders on, on Jun 23, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 19 comments | 6225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for a good summer read ...

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Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Jun. 2, 2006
Last comment by Allen Podell, on Jun 19, 2006 at 10:21 pm | 14 comments | 6225 Views
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Opening alert: Zola, in downtown Palo Alto
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Middle Class Scholarship for incomes up to $150,000!
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Two creative lights depart Palo Alto, leaving diverse legacies
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Dismantling the shrine
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