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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tax hike or not, council aims to build new police HQ

It's not easy to ask voters for a tax increase when city coffers are flush with cash, but that is the awkwardly enviable...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Julian, on Jan 31, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 39 comments | 10297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park Boulevard accidents concern workers, residents

The broadsiding of a sedan that pushed the vehicle through a plate-glass window on March 15 is just the latest accident that...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by fight the developers, on Apr 9, 2014 at 10:11 am | 39 comments | 8583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hearing on Buena Vista closure plan begins May 12

The fate of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park will get a public airing next week in a hearing to determine if the terms for compensating...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on May 14, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 39 comments | 4967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials blast water board

Frustrated by a permitting process that continuous to plague two long-awaited construction projects in the Baylands, furious...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Change the Names, on Oct 5, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 39 comments | 6071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's parking-permit program gets a green light

Responding to years of complaints about downtown's residential streets transforming into parking lots for employees, Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 15, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 39 comments | 6478 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Miki proposed as new grocer at former JJ&F market

Miki Werness, whose Alma Village market shuttered in April 2013 after less than six months of operation, may soon get another...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by proactive, on Dec 16, 2014 at 11:33 am | 39 comments | 6317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeless shelter seeks neighbors' input

Heart and Home Collaborative, a nonprofit organization offering emergency shelter to homeless women, is exploring various...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Lynn Huidekoper, RN, on Jun 13, 2015 at 4:24 am | 39 comments | 3593 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council favors Sherman Avenue lot for new police headquarters

Palo Alto's glacial journey toward its most urgent priority -- a new police headquarters -- may finally reach its terminus...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by rainer, on May 10, 2015 at 9:52 am | 39 comments | 3681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who governs PAUSD?

What body of law or rules governs PAUSD? I understand the relationship between the federal, state, and local governments,...

Original post made by PTA Parent on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 39 comments | 2264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly among state's top six in SAT scores

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools rank in the top six California high schools in average SAT scores, according to data to be...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by BTW, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:25 pm | 39 comments | 4945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PA to add 40 elementary classrooms in 5 years

Decisions may come by June on where to build up to 30 new elementary school classrooms in Palo Alto in the next five years,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Erin, on Mar 11, 2011 at 6:13 pm | 39 comments | 5089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plan would boost Palo Alto grad requirements

Palo Alto would boost its high school graduation requirements to match entrance criteria for California's four-year public...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by observer parent, on Feb 7, 2012 at 10:11 am | 39 comments | 2596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Buena Vista conversion spurs school debate

When residents of Buena Vista Mobile Park paid a surprise visit to Palo Alto City Hall last fall to urge city officials to...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Greenacres, on Dec 5, 2013 at 10:50 pm | 39 comments | 6051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds: 'No civil rights violations'

Federal investigators have found that the Palo Alto school district did not violate the civil rights of two disabled student...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Jan 17, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 39 comments | 4377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools usher in new era of testing

Students across the Palo Alto Unified School District are sitting down to computers over the next few weeks to take the state's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Engineer, on Apr 27, 2015 at 10:07 pm | 39 comments | 5522 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Blaine Marchant 'can join graduation events'

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Original post made on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by anon., on Jun 26, 2007 at 12:13 am | 39 comments | 3901 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Details of Children's Theatre thefts disclosed

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Original post made on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by Person, on Mar 24, 2008 at 8:15 am | 39 comments | 3769 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Seven arrested in East Palo Alto drug sting

Seven persons, aged 42 to 66, were arrested in a "Buyer Beware" drug sting operation in East Palo Alto Tuesday, Police Chief...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by closerthanyouknow, on Jun 22, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 39 comments | 2775 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police search home, find marijuana farm

Palo Alto police discovered an "elaborate" indoor marijuana farm when executing a search warrant at a home in the 300 block...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Nuno, on Oct 26, 2009 at 9:56 am | 39 comments | 3822 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Playground structure torched in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a group of youths who burned down a play structure at Hoover Park Wednesday night. The fire...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 14, 2010 at 4:01 pm | 39 comments | 3950 Views
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