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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Drone"-d out

While many have heard Amazon's Jeff Bezos assert that in five years drones will be used to deliver its packages, right now...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 11, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 5979 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Looming generational showdown?

With widening gaps in wealth and attitudes between young and old, is America in for a war between the generations? Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 11, 2014 at 1:29 am | 8 comments | 3236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Teacher Tenure ruled unconstitutional

Anyone got any ideas what this might mean for PAUSD bad teachers. http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/california-teacher-tenure-law-unconstitutional/ngH4s/...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 10, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 475 Views

SPORTS

Twin goals for the Rosa brothers at NCAA track meet

Stanford twins Jim and Joe Rosa have a sibling rivalry. Both qualified for the NCAA Track and Field Championships this week,...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 10, 2014 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 1715 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Audit requires further review at VA Palo Alto's Livermore facility

On the heels of claims last week that the Palo Alto VA hospital maintains better-than-average wait times and care, an internal...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jun 10, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 2064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tom DuBois enters race for City Council

Tom DuBois, a Midtown resident who jumped into Palo Alto's land-use politics during last year's heated battle over a housing...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 10, 2014 at 8:22 am | 40 comments | 5879 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Robinson wins state title in 1600 after leaders fall

==BI Price second in 400== Sarah Robinson received her graduation present a week late, but the Gunn grad will gladly take...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 9, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1595 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

April Fool's Day in June??

The latest instructional missive with your utility bill from the Utilities Department - in living color - must be a joke....

Original post made by Jim on Jun. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg sued for fraud in Palo Alto real estate deal

A Palo Alto real estate developer is suing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg alleging fraud in a deal that allegedly included...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by sour grapes, on Jun 9, 2014 at 11:24 am | 28 comments | 9835 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Deception -- or alternate business model?

Local residents have been caught in a five-year debate over the activities of one man, a real-estate investor named Jason...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by David B, on Jun 9, 2014 at 11:02 am | 19 comments | 21478 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 consecutive Spare The Air Days and no mention in PaloAltoOnline

Sunday and Monday have been declared Spare The Air Days due to unhealthy air pollution levels in the Bay Area. They are encouraging...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Jun 9, 2014 at 10:51 am | 6 comments | 500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palestinian boy walks for first time after treatment at Lucile Packard

Six-year-old Hadi Abukhadra is able to walk for the first time in his life, thanks to surgery and rehabilitation at Lucile...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Member, on Jun 9, 2014 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 839 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking

What are the rules on parking off-street in Barron Park? I have been continuously harassed by a "neighbor" for parking my...

Original post made by Anonlaw on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 9, 2014 at 10:25 am | 20 comments | 811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The entrepreneurial educator

Spend 48 hours at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) in Aurora, Illinois, and you'll start to hear from...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Cain, on Jun 9, 2014 at 7:35 am | 14 comments | 10215 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With Caltrain in mind, city seeks larger sales-tax hike

Palo Alto's support for a countywide sales-tax increase to pay for an extension of BART and a host of other transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by No more dough, on Jun 8, 2014 at 8:33 pm | 32 comments | 14758 Views

AROUND TOWN

I just saw a rat on the fence outside my house!

So I'm in my kitchen and looking out the window, and there on the the fence is a rat! I googled and it's probably a roof...

Original post made by neighbor on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Retired Engineer, on Jun 8, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 18 comments | 6893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second-hand smoke ignites debates over proposed bans

Secondhand smoke in apartments, townhouses and condominiums is the No. 1 complaint received by the Breathe California of...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Danny, on Jun 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 49 comments | 7155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Housing Corp. sells Maybell site

After seeings its plan for a housing complex on Maybell Avenue collapse in a referendum last November, the Palo Alto Housing...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 8, 2014 at 8:20 am | 79 comments | 7535 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Devoted Giants fan, Palo Alto resident throws first pitch

On the evening of Tuesday, May 27, Palo Alto resident Charlie Hughes had a dream come true: He stepped onto the field at...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Pat Burt , on Jun 7, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 5 comments | 2676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hotel-tax bump a tough sell with the Chamber

Polls suggest that most Palo Alto voters will probably support a November measure to raise the city's hotel-tax rate to pay...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by observer, on Jun 7, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 18 comments | 2412 Views
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