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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows growing angst about retirement in Palo Alto

With traffic congestion and skyrocketing housing prices high on people's minds, the percentage of Palo Alto residents rating...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Mar 14, 2016 at 8:55 am | 26 comments | 7199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school trustees should refrain from comment

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Original post made by Anne Avis on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by Observer of the Board, on Oct 17, 2006 at 11:51 am | 15 comments | 7195 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo opens inquiry into Silicon Valley toxic cleanup

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, has opened an inquiry with the Environmental Protection Agency into shortfalls in the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by lmftfy, on Apr 4, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 14 comments | 7194 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto resident allegedly attempted to hire hit man

Federal authorities have arrested and charged an East Palo Alto man in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme, according to a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Never believe it, on Jul 2, 2015 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 7191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Albert Hopkins Jr. dead at 63

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Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by kelly, on Feb 25, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 58 comments | 7188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista rally brings hundreds to City Hall

With a cloud of uncertainty looming over their homes, residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park and hundreds of their...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 20, 2015 at 10:35 am | 44 comments | 7187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community writes 'love notes' to Palo Alto youth

More than 30 "love notes" to Palo Alto youth were hung by community members from two downtown trees Sunday afternoon after...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 24, 2015 at 8:35 am | 12 comments | 7186 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burning leaves catch house, neighbor's house on fire

Leaves under a barbecue left unattended at a Palo Alto home on Saturday afternoon caught on fire, causing minimal damage...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 18, 2013 at 11:56 am | 8 comments | 7185 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In wake of accident, a call for forum on seniors and driving safety

A Palo Alto geriatric social worker hopes to organize a community forum on driving safety and the area's growing population...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Not again, on Aug 2, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 45 comments | 7184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn to move to later morning start time

Gunn High School students will have the chance for a half hour of extra sleep next year when the school moves its morning...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by sea seelam Reddy, on Feb 2, 2015 at 3:08 pm | 48 comments | 7182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Embattled Palo Alto school district gets new leadership in 2014

In late September, about six weeks into his new position as Palo Alto Unified School District's superintendent, Max McGee...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Teachers yes, PAEA no, on Dec 31, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 9 comments | 7182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools parcel tax poised to pass

With a wide margin of 77 percent "yes" votes and 87 percent of ballots counted, Palo Alto schools parcel tax Measure A looks...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Wo Nellie, on May 7, 2015 at 5:40 pm | 82 comments | 7182 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Albertson's at Edgewood Plaza to close

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Original post made by Bill D'Agostino on Jun. 6, 2006
Last comment by KCSarr, on Jun 9, 2006 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 7180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Turner-trial judge criticized for bias in assault case

Another local sexual-assault case has become the latest battleground in the continued debate over whether the judge who presided...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by baszia, on Jul 9, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 12 comments | 7180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Grocer Miki Werness may make a comeback

Four new hotels scheduled to open, grocer Miki Werness is part of College Terrace Centre deal and the Nike store reopens. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 6, 2014 at 10:18 am | 26 comments | 7178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Immersed in Mandarin

The world's most widely spoken language, Mandarin Chinese, increasingly is being spoken by the children of Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Engineer, on Nov 20, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 72 comments | 7177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou announces bid for City Council

Lydia Kou, a longtime neighborhood volunteer who in recent years has emerged as a leading critic of Palo Alto's land-use...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 44 comments | 7176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes slated for today

The Santa Clara County Vector Control District (SCCVCD) is planning a helicopter assault on winter salt-marsh mosquito in...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Esther Crass, on Aug 18, 2016 at 10:13 pm | 21 comments | 7176 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto will not contract out police services

Responding to overwhelming public concerns about transparency and accountability, East Palo Alto's elected leaders on Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Feb 7, 2014 at 12:37 am | 15 comments | 7175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey: Most students get outside help in math

Parents of more than 57 percent of Palo Alto's elementary school students provide supplemental math assistance outside of...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 29, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 59 comments | 7174 Views
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