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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows public trust falling in Palo Alto

Palo Altans generally love their city and the array of services it provides, but they're also feeling a bit estranged from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 62 comments | 4161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain, rail agency accede to Palo Alto protest

Faced with outrage and confusion from Palo Alto and other Peninsula cities, the Caltrain board of directors has revised its...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by agum, on Apr 7, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 62 comments | 5383 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report finds dearth of grocery stores in Palo Alto

Palo Alto may be a regional Mecca for high-end fashion and classy restaurants, but local neighborhoods are suffering from...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by bru, on May 28, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 62 comments | 4030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Clearcutting' surprises city manager, council

A major tree-removal project in California Avenue's business district caught both City Manager James Keene and City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Phyllis Grant, on Sep 28, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 62 comments | 4104 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Budget manager' who missed huge gap is gone

Palo Alto is completely revamping its budgeting process and looking for a new budget manager after a staff error caused the...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by the Watcher, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 62 comments | 7242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shorter hours, smaller collections eyed for Palo Alto libraries

For Palo Alto's library supporters, the city's latest budget proposal is the ultimate buzz kill. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by libram, on May 13, 2010 at 2:19 pm | 62 comments | 3962 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City racks up costs as Cal Ave streetscape project evolves

When Palo Alto officials unanimously approved in 2011 a controversial plan to reduce lanes and make a host of streetscape...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by nailed by a car, on Feb 9, 2013 at 10:14 am | 62 comments | 5911 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beware the coming Real Estate Bubble Burst

Palo ALto prices are up 36 percent on last year. Beware the bubble. Most of the pressure is coming from Chinese Money....

Original post made by chaz on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Big, on Mar 21, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 62 comments | 4441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Library set to open in the fall

Palo Alto's botched and beleaguered reconstruction of the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center is now set conclude...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 26, 2014 at 9:11 pm | 62 comments | 9335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers a 'net-zero' growth vision

As Palo Alto moves toward adopting a new vision for growth, officials are considering one ambitious alternative that would...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 20, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 62 comments | 22988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Eichler uprising

The dust had barely settled from Frank Ingle's first architectural battle when the next one came knocking on his door. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Hadleyburg, on Aug 18, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 62 comments | 12167 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living on empty

By all accounts, Whitney Dafoe was leading a vibrant life before the mysterious illness overtook him. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by translation?, 21 hours ago | 62 comments | 33148 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 | 5294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly grad Anna Luskin dies from car crash

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Original post made on Jun. 24, 2007
Last comment by Member, on Jul 31, 2008 at 7:02 pm | 62 comments | 12943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to set calendar, discuss Mandarin

Two hot-button issues will come before the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday night -- a proposed change to the academic...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Q, on Nov 20, 2010 at 1:36 am | 62 comments | 3464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ken Dauber enters Palo Alto school board race

Parent activist Ken Dauber announced Tuesday, Aug. 7, he will run for the Palo Alto school board in this November's election,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by chini, on Sep 4, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 62 comments | 5708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toddlers, protesters come to school board

Toddlers and poster-bearing protesters added sounds and colors to normally staid surroundings as the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Que Pasa, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 62 comments | 3244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly 'de-laning' proposal off the table

Palo Alto school district officials apparently have reversed their recommendation to de-lane freshman English at Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Tokheim can't manage, on Feb 14, 2014 at 3:38 am | 62 comments | 14818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventy-six in Palo Alto school district get tenure

Seventy-six Palo Alto teachers, counselors and administrators were granted tenure, or "permanent status," Tuesday night by...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by teacher evals, on Mar 28, 2014 at 7:29 am | 62 comments | 26265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday's school board debate: Submit your questions!

What questions would you like asked of the five candidates for Palo Alto school board? Post them here and the Weekly...

Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Thanks Weekly (really) :), on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:47 am | 62 comments | 2466 Views
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