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PALO ALTO ISSUES

A confusing complaint process

Palo Alto High parents Paul and Susan Burk decided to speak up after their son Steven quit the baseball team mid-season in...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 21, 2010 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 2603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

UNDER FIRE ... Tension between the Palo Alto City Council and local firefighters flared up Tuesday night, when the council's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by George, on May 23, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 4 comments | 1677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Documents and complaints

During the course of reporting on high school coaching the Weekly obtained many documents, including complaints submitted...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 21, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 1924 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Youth safety Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12982 posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cheryl Nafzgar, on May 26, 2010 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1687 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto fires back at fire union president

A heated dispute between the City of Palo Alto and its firefighters' union -- even before the two sides sit down to negotiate...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jun 1, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 96 comments | 3357 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Witnesses sought in East Palo Alto abduction

East Palo Alto police are looking for a 29-year-old man who allegedly abducted his daughter from her Woodland Avenue home...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on May 24, 2010 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1574 Views

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Palo Alto seeks 'revenue guarantee' from hospitals

Palo Alto could require Stanford University to provide an explicit guarantee that Stanford's proposed expansions of its hospital...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by all fall down?, on May 26, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 25 comments | 2474 Views

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Schools grapple with 'emotional-health' efforts

Emotions ran high Tuesday as the Palo Alto Board of Education grappled with a proposed suicide prevention and mental health...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Midtown Parent, on Jun 4, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 53 comments | 3239 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian to host Palo Alto 'sidewalk office hours'

State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) has announced he will hold "sidewalk office hours" in Palo Alto and Menlo Park on...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by JustMe, on May 27, 2010 at 11:10 am | 6 comments | 1465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes bond to fix aged infrastructure

Two engineers, three finance specialists, four local commissioners and six volunteers-at-large at large will soon tackle...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Toady, on May 28, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 17 comments | 1881 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Kishimoto responds Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13020 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 5, 2010 at 8:55 am | 13 comments | 1651 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tempers rise as Palo Alto, fire union begin talks

Depending on who the speaker is, the Palo Alto Fire Department is either a bare-bones outfit fighting to retain its staff...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by From Miss Vinay Alexander,, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:01 am | 53 comments | 2428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Too many pests? Palo Alto parks try traps

When sun-seekers lie on the lawn at the tiny Sarah Wallis Park near California Avenue these days, they can rest assured they...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by I Agree, on May 30, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 1690 Views

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Stanford nurses propose 'cooling off' period

Trying to avoid calling a strike against Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals, officials for the nurses' union, the Committee...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by corre, on Jun 22, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 30 comments | 2346 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Senior tsunami' about to hit Santa Clara County

A "senior tsunami" of aging Baby Boomers is about to hit Santa Clara County, and cities will need to find new ways of accommodating...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jun 3, 2010 at 1:55 am | 22 comments | 2424 Views

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Police rescue animals crammed in Palo Alto trailer

More than 40 dogs and cats were seized from a Palo Alto trailer home last Thursday in what the police are calling one of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by BVtrash, on Aug 15, 2011 at 8:11 am | 33 comments | 2488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hospitals would 'overwhelm' Palo Alto Comp Plan

The huge rebuilding and expansion of Stanford's hospitals and medical facilities in Palo Alto would dramatically clash with...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Laura Pisani, on Jun 16, 2011 at 10:45 am | 29 comments | 2113 Views

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Palo Alto could stop collecting traffic-stop data

The Palo Alto Police Department's tally of traffic stops, broken down by racial categories, has always raised more questions...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Confused, on Jun 23, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 7 comments | 1966 Views

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Palo Alto gets top ratings for library bonds

Despite a looming $7.3 million budget deficit, Palo Alto received rave reviews for its financial management from two credit-rating...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Need clarification, on Jun 6, 2010 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 1739 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Dogs and bikes Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13058 posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Commander McBragg, on Jun 8, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 2 comments | 1802 Views
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