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AROUND TOWN

Saving water and blooming all year round

Water-wise gardens, popular during the drought, do not have to be a colorless compromise, according to Roberta Barnes, who...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawyers squabble over rules in appeal of Buena Vista's closure

When the new City Council convenes for its first substantive meeting of the year, it will immediately plunge into one of...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 11, 2015 at 8:06 pm | 55 comments | 9874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dealership brings its fleet to animal shelter lot

In May of last year, Palo Alto's utility workers arrived at the Animal Services Center site on East Bayshore Road to move...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Dee, on Apr 21, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 40 comments | 9872 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo man charged in teen delinquency cases

The presence of more than 40 teenagers, ages 16 and 17, possibly under the influence of alcohol, at a home in the 1200 block...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Kimberly, on May 16, 2012 at 10:04 am | 34 comments | 9871 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Infrastructure bond a tough sell, survey says

The good news for Palo Alto officials is that citizens feel confident in the City Council's ability to take care of the city's...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 5, 2013 at 12:16 pm | 39 comments | 9870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher, staff bonus on board agenda

Palo Alto school employees will vote soon on a proposed pay raise described as a "one-time, off-the-salary-schedule payment"...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 19, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 54 comments | 9854 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council rejects appeal of modernist building

The City Council on Monday shot down an appeal of a modernist development at 240 Hamilton Ave. in Palo Alto that appellant...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 12, 2013 at 12:58 am | 58 comments | 9847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by JFP, on May 18, 2016 at 10:13 am | 207 comments | 9843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trying to gauge nanny compensation market--fair or highway robbery?

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Original post made by Nanny Searcher on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by pampclub person, on Apr 15, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 71 comments | 9836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seniors forge friendships through lunch program

Tom Barry was holding court at the La Comida lunch program in Palo Alto Tuesday, Feb. 28, 12 seniors joining him at the long...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 4, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 9834 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves downtown 'Gateway' building

Downtown Palo Alto will soon have a prominent new "gateway" building next to the Caltrain station, though the glassy new...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Watch the City Council, on May 19, 2012 at 11:28 am | 40 comments | 9833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The online college experience

A Berkeley-bound student who earned his associate's degree entirely online is among nearly 1,000 students who will graduate...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by just depends, on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 23 comments | 9832 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order for flagging errors

An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Another Frontline Clinician, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:39 am | 15 comments | 9829 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Owner rejects nonprofit's offer to buy Palo Alto mobile-home park

The owner of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has broken off negotiations with Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian and...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 24, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 116 comments | 9826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

1967 Palo Alto high school fascism experiment becomes movie

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Cougar, on Jan 30, 2008 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 9822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district, higher education turned upside-down

While Palo Alto residents took issue with the city over development and traffic problems, other disruptive forces turned...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by sunflower, on Oct 10, 2014 at 2:07 am | 80 comments | 9820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Departing teacher pleads: 'Keep the play in kindergarten'

After 27 years of teaching 5-year-olds, Ginny Russell is departing this month with a cri de coeur -- a cry of the heart....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Carol Lowman, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 47 comments | 9814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing in Palo Alto no villains, just tough choices

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Original post made on Sep. 19, 2007
Last comment by Carol Mullen, on Sep 28, 2007 at 6:44 pm | 74 comments | 9811 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Failed justice?

Editor's note: All of the students' names in this story have been changed at their requests to protect their privacy. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by MaggyMay, on Jun 15, 2016 at 5:47 pm | 18 comments | 9808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning how to code

A rainy evening during finals week, after school got out for the day, eight Palo Alto high school students sat enraptured...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by taxpayer, on Jan 6, 2015 at 11:07 am | 19 comments | 9798 Views
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