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PALO ALTO ISSUES

County expands homeless programs while searching for new shelter

Faced with a shortage of beds to accommodate the county's homeless population this coming winter, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 22, 2014 at 8:06 am | 29 comments | 6023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A tipping point for school board?

Faced with a mess largely of their own making, Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly and the school board sought this week...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Misha, on Jun 25, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 29 comments | 6023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A dearth of candidates

With just 12 days remaining before the Aug. 15 extended filing deadline for candidates running for City Council and Board...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Aug 9, 2012 at 8:33 am | 26 comments | 6022 Views

AROUND TOWN

Join the Relay For Life, August 19-20 at Paly

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Original post made by Theresa Carey on Jun. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 6021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feed a stray-spay a stray

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Original post made by Dwana on Jul. 28, 2006
Last comment by Carole Hyde, on Aug 2, 2006 at 12:13 pm | 3 comments | 6021 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How the community can save our schools

With its record-breaking number of merit scholars and outstanding SAT test scores, the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by tunnel vision, on Apr 7, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 28 comments | 6020 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why not sell Palo Alto Utilities? It makes financial sense.

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Original post made by Otto on May. 10, 2007
Last comment by Fred, on May 17, 2007 at 7:37 pm | 80 comments | 6016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congrats Paly class of 2006

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Original post made by Proud Paly parent on Jun. 15, 2006
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jimmy Carter accuses Jewish group of "falsehood and slander"

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Original post made by Robin on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Feb 16, 2007 at 4:08 pm | 121 comments | 6016 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open Letter to Nancy Pelosi

If you dare, read this scathing letter to Nancy Pelosi from Dennis L. Guthrie, an attorney,(Mercer University, 1969 JD, Phi...

Original post made by Agree with Guthrie on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Agree with Guthrie, on Apr 7, 2010 at 8:59 pm | 20 comments | 6016 Views

BOOKS

Free the Children opens office, holds rally

More than a hundred teenagers and adults celebrated the opening of the first Free the Children office in California, located...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 4 comments | 6016 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City braces for financial uncertainty in airport takeover

As Palo Alto prepares to take full control of its namesake airport for the fist time in nearly half a century, city officials...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 8, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 13 comments | 6015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood group raises fresh concerns about Hamilton Avenue development

Months after losing an appeal, Palo Alto neighborhood leaders are voicing new concerns about an approved development at 240...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 5, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 37 comments | 6015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

June airplane overturn caused by unknown engine failure

A Cessna 172S that crashed into the Palo Alto Baylands mud flats and flipped onto its roof last June totally lost engine...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 25, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 21 comments | 6014 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dalma, Collins announce school-board campaigns

The first candidates to officially throw a hat into the ring for two of three Palo Alto Board of Education seats opening...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 15, 2016 at 12:27 am | 26 comments | 6013 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

So Much For Us Being Greeted As Liberators

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Original post made by EnoughAlready on Jan. 24, 2007
Last comment by Ron, on Jan 29, 2007 at 5:40 pm | 47 comments | 6012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FLES - How should we implement it?

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Original post made by Tired Parent on Feb. 1, 2007
Last comment by Lisa Steinback, on Feb 12, 2007 at 2:19 pm | 9 comments | 6011 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police to target red-light runners this week

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Original post made on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by paloaltosucks, on Aug 21, 2007 at 3:08 pm | 42 comments | 6011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bag era comes to an end in Palo Alto

For Palo Alto shoppers, the question "Paper or plastic?" officially becomes an anachronism Monday, as the city's new ban...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:29 am | 32 comments | 6010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's so bad about a charter?

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Original post made by Optimist on May. 7, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on May 27, 2007 at 9:43 am | 62 comments | 6009 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
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Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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