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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto seeks ideas for renovating Rinconada Park

Rinconada Park, one of Palo Alto's most used open spaces, features many desirable attractions, but a lack of paths, well-defined...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 18, 2012 at 10:45 am | 56 comments | 2355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto embarks on Main Library expansion

With the Downtown Library as good as new and the reconstruction of Mitchell Park Library crawling toward the closing chapter...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by goodjob, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:57 am | 56 comments | 3829 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizen Pundit's Old Ideas Create Delay, Hinder Palo Alto's Future

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Original post made by JL on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by J.L., on Dec 13, 2006 at 1:19 am | 55 comments | 5273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We can be the greenest city of all

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Original post made by Cut down carbon emissions on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by Greg, on Oct 24, 2007 at 12:33 pm | 55 comments | 3721 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yes on libraries; no on Measure N

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Original post made on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by person2000a, on Sep 21, 2008 at 8:14 pm | 55 comments | 3281 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure N will Reduce Library Operating Costs by At Least $4M

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Original post made by FACTS on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by RS, on Oct 16, 2008 at 7:03 pm | 55 comments | 2660 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Light opposition to Palo Alto foam-container ban

Polystyrene containers, those foamy boxes commonly used to store Chinese take-out or to save a sandwich for the road, will...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Step up to the plate, PA, on May 23, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 55 comments | 2697 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents share high-speed-rail ideas -- civilly

High-speed-rail officials vowed Saturday to collaborate with Peninsula residents on the design of the controversial rail...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by bikes2work, on Sep 16, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 55 comments | 2457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Panhandler Victor Frost arrested for shouting racial epithets

Victor Frost, a local panhandler who is running for City Council, was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly shouting racial...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by disco davis, on Oct 4, 2009 at 2:38 am | 55 comments | 1786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford hospitals reject union 'cooling off' bid

Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals have rejected a nurses' union request for a contract negotiations cooling-off period,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Jun 11, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 55 comments | 2551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City probes excessive tree pruning on Cal Ave

California Avenue still has its trees, but this time it's the limbs that are missing. About 40 newly planted trees in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Realist, on Jan 8, 2013 at 8:42 am | 55 comments | 4086 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unions urge Palo Alto to reconsider labor reform

Palo Alto's three public-safety unions are calling on the City Council to rethink its plan to put a repeal of binding arbitration...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Davion, on Sep 13, 2011 at 10:24 am | 55 comments | 2258 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters strike down binding arbitration in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's longstanding practice of forcing disputes between the city and its public-safety workers to go to arbitration...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by bill g , on Nov 14, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 55 comments | 2000 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planned senior-housing complex wins key vote

Palo Alto, a city with a growing population of seniors and jaw-dropping real estate prices, is about to get a little help...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Feb 28, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 55 comments | 3034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health care: Palo Alto's painful dilemma

In 2009, Palo Alto's elected leaders and top management responded to the financial walloping of the Great Recession by embarking...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Stanley, on Mar 28, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 55 comments | 6549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell foes won't sue over ballot language

Palo Alto residents looking to overturn the city's approval of a housing development on Maybell Avenue remain deeply concerned...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by PAPNZ member, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 55 comments | 1525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks citizen input on growth, traffic

Faced with a tense political climate, a dearth of parking and a daunting laundry list of traffic-related initiatives, Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Silly, on Jan 28, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 55 comments | 4324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will the Mandarin Immersion decision be unbiased?

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Original post made by Jamie Maltz on Jul. 20, 2006
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 30, 2006 at 11:00 am | 55 comments | 7045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mah's Appointment to the Board

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Original post made by OhlonePar on Mar. 29, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 2, 2007 at 1:06 am | 55 comments | 4029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Best teachers, better counseling top priorities

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Original post made on Apr. 9, 2008
Last comment by choiceProgram, on Apr 17, 2008 at 8:45 am | 55 comments | 4206 Views
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