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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City responds to audit criticisms

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Original post made on Dec. 21, 2007
Last comment by Fireman, on Jan 13, 2008 at 9:46 am | 58 comments | 5278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto revenue drop could hit nearly $8 million

Faced with a rapidly swelling budget deficit, the city has instituted a hiring freeze and has halted raises for department...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Eric, on Feb 11, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 58 comments | 3465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nurses' union seeks binding arbitration in dispute

The nurses' union has asked Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals to enter binding arbitration to settle their bitter contract...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by jb, on May 28, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 58 comments | 3008 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget deficits forecast for Palo Alto

Recent layoffs and salary freezes will not save the City of Palo Alto from years of budget deficits as health care and pension...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Walter, on Mar 21, 2011 at 10:24 am | 58 comments | 6552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to wave goodbye to garbage trucks?

Garbage trucks could soon become a less common sight on Palo Alto streets as the city proceeds with an ambitious effort to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by jerry99, on Oct 10, 2012 at 7:40 am | 58 comments | 7258 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City peeved over 'Color of Palo Alto'

The artist of a popular piece of temporary art has come under fire from City of Palo Alto staff for failing to provide a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 20, 2013 at 5:57 pm | 58 comments | 5251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes contest to design new bike bridge

Architects from Palo Alto and beyond could soon be asked to flap their creative wings and help the city design a new bridge...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by sabrina, on May 8, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 58 comments | 10199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with citywide fiber plan

The good news for Palo Alto's technophiles is that if all goes as planned, construction of a long-sought, citywide ultra-high-speed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Silly Me, on Oct 11, 2014 at 11:05 am | 58 comments | 34540 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council rejects appeal of modernist building

The City Council on Monday shot down an appeal of a modernist development at 240 Hamilton Ave. in Palo Alto that appellant...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 12, 2013 at 12:58 am | 58 comments | 10569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Housing Corporation nears sale of Maybell site

After seeings its proposal for a housing development on Maybell Avenue fall in a referendum last year, the Palo Alto Housing...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 58 comments | 12485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents, supporters ask for comparable compensation

The washing machines and dryers are infested with cockroaches, but Blanca Fonseca still wants to live in Buena Vista Mobile...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm | 58 comments | 8088 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-tech hub proposed for Palo Alto's Varsity Theatre

Plans for downtown's historic Varsity Theatre took another turn this week when building owner Chop Keenan submitted a proposal...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Marianne, on Aug 9, 2014 at 9:56 am | 58 comments | 14937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A half-hearted mea culpa

While it acknowledges some sloppiness and poor judgment in keeping information from the public, the City of Palo Alto's defensive...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 16, 2014 at 12:55 pm | 58 comments | 5870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to limit chain stores on California Avenue

Days after they celebrated the dramatic renovation of California Avenue, Palo Alto officials are bracing for their next challenge:...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Quoi?, on May 19, 2015 at 11:30 am | 58 comments | 7850 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Panel selected to help update land-use vision

Housing advocates, land-use watchdogs and two former planning commissioners are among the 20 residents selected last week...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Unbelievable!, on Jul 16, 2015 at 4:24 pm | 58 comments | 5764 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Stanford's deafening silence

"We need to change the culture, and it's on all of us to do that." Read the full editorial here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/04/08/stanfords-deafening-silence...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 10, 2016 at 5:52 pm | 58 comments | 9690 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opposition to new office space unites council candidates

Stewart Carl believes Palo Alto needs to immediately enact a moratorium on office construction, a view that is shared by...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 5, 2016 at 9:59 am | 58 comments | 8187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza developer: Fines not 'warranted'

The developer for Edgewood Plaza in Palo Alto, who has faced steep daily fines for the vacant grocery-store space at the...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 9, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 58 comments | 5277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD crisis: Bargaining Issues or Leadership?

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Original post made by ABC on Oct. 7, 2006
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 15, 2006 at 7:55 pm | 58 comments | 8163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Messages we send our kids through the gifts we give

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Original post made by Joanna on Nov. 13, 2006
Last comment by Anamika, on Sep 3, 2007 at 6:59 pm | 58 comments | 8416 Views
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