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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residentialists lose out in commission shuffle

Days after Palo Alto voters elected three slow-growth proponents to the new City Council, the existing council took a step...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Rainer, on Dec 10, 2014 at 12:05 am | 90 comments | 9810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it true that parents are doing their child's homework?

My child came home and said a girl said, "My mom did my homework for me last night." And someone replied, "So did mine!" Being...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by geraldine, on Nov 12, 2012 at 5:24 pm | 53 comments | 9805 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown Palo Alto liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Two men armed with handguns robbed a liquor store in Midtown Palo Alto on Saturday night, Dec. 29, and absconded with alcohol...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Local, on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:45 am | 21 comments | 9802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bitter fruit: An inside look at street vending

The strawberry vendors stand on street corners throughout Palo Alto, at busy intersections, outside shopping centers and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Paula, on Sep 18, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 97 comments | 9802 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys must forfeit 11 basketball games

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Original post made on Feb. 16, 2008
Last comment by Terry, on Feb 21, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 179 comments | 9801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do we know that MI really works?

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Original post made by ShowMe on Feb. 3, 2007
Last comment by Kathryn Lindholm-Leary, on Feb 20, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 83 comments | 9800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids and Palo Alto: What Can We Do?

It seems in the last few days as if our Town Square Forums regarding Palo Alto students have become a bit kinder and more...

Original post made by Can We Talk? on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by BF, on Nov 26, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 87 comments | 9794 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Profile: The many worlds of George Marcus

George Marcus, a Palo Alto-based developer and University of California regent, has never been shy about going his own way,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Who is John Gault?, on Jun 24, 2011 at 7:41 am | 5 comments | 9789 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trees chopped before city's OK was final

Not only did the City of Palo Alto fail to communicate a plan to cut down 63 mature trees on California Avenue last week,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by D, on Nov 2, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 162 comments | 9786 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

an Obama landslide?

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Original post made by Greg K on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 24, 2008 at 9:22 pm | 26 comments | 9784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista closure effort stymied by info gap

For more than a half century, the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has stood out as a quiet counterpoint to Palo Alto's affluent,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 1, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 207 comments | 9771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five candidates prepare to compete for two seats on Palo Alto school board

Gearing up for this fall's campaign for Palo Alto Board of Education, candidates are polishing their websites, securing endorsements...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Aug 8, 2014 at 12:29 am | 55 comments | 9769 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Hurd "resigns" as CEO of HP after sexual harassment investigation

Official press release from HP: http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/permalink/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20100806005894&newsLang=en...

Original post made by sexual harassment on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 12, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 83 comments | 9769 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New police chief brings new attitude

When East Palo Alto's new police Chief Albert Pardini took over in November, he inherited a department that was struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Goldstein , on Feb 2, 2016 at 10:50 am | 11 comments | 9767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer proposes 30 homes for Maybell Avenue

The new owner of the Maybell Avenue site at the heart of last year's citizen referendum in Palo Alto is proposing a housing...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Local, on Sep 28, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 62 comments | 9760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Supervisors offer aid in preserving Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian proposed today to the Board of Supervisors to use $8 million from its affordable...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by EnjoyPaloAltoANDbeHappy, on Jan 30, 2015 at 10:57 am | 60 comments | 9757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

40-YEAR-OLD DOWNTOWN YOGA CENTER FORCED OUT ... It's the final namaste for Palo Alto's oldest yoga studio. The California...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 3, 2014 at 7:16 am | 17 comments | 9755 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial begins in Stanford sex-assault case

Just over a year since two Stanford University graduate students found former student and all-star swimmer Brock Turner on...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Eddy Thompson, on May 18, 2016 at 7:45 am | 9 comments | 9754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board ponders health benefits for its own members

The Palo Alto school board is weighing the pros and cons of offering health benefits to its own members following a subcommittee's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 29, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 33 comments | 9750 Views

SPORTS

Another water polo showdown for Gunn, Paly boys

==B Tuesday's prep roundup== While the SCVAL De Anza Division won't be decided, the outcome of Thursday's showdown between...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 16, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 9 comments | 9748 Views
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