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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents urge city to save their homes

Residents of Palo Alto's only surviving mobile-home park are rising up against a proposal from a San Mateo-based developer...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by BARB, on Dec 28, 2012 at 5:10 pm | 35 comments | 5938 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters

As a company that is at the forefront of marketing to the Mandarin-speaking community, we love the high level of emphasis...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Ankyl spondi, on Apr 5, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 35 comments | 2872 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City strikes down parking exemptions

Caught in a tug of war between angry residents and pleading developers, Palo Alto officials sided with the former on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Ray, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:22 pm | 35 comments | 17393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey: We love our neighborhoods but are miffed by development

Palo Altans generally feel rosy about their hometown, but attitudes tend to sour when the conversation shifts to housing,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Jan 30, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 35 comments | 6157 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawyer: Buena Vista evictions could start next month

As local officials continue to scour for ways to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park from imminent closure, the attorney for...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by member, on Apr 21, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 35 comments | 6423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ARB chair resigns, citing 'public perception'

Randy Popp, chair of Palo Alto's influential and occasionally embattled Architectural Review Board, resigned from the board...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by Another resident, on Jun 27, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 35 comments | 6937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Neighborhood power meets the Comprehensive Plan and 'the Common Good'

Next Tuesday (July 14) a group of 20 Palo Altans will meet for the first time as the new Citizens' Advisory Committee on...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by JoAnn, on Jul 16, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 35 comments | 4223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking restrictions to roll out next month in downtown Palo Alto

With new parking restrictions set to kick in in downtown Palo Alto next month, the city will host a community meeting tonight...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 7, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 35 comments | 3879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A parking 'miracle'

The much-anticipated and long-delayed launch of a broad strategy for alleviating parking problems that have plagued neighborhoods...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 22, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 35 comments | 5271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing chorus of Palo Altans calling for the renaming of Jordan Middle School

250 supporters have already come out in strong support of asking the PAUSD Board of Education to address the fact that David...

Original post made by Lars Johnsson on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by Knew Shockley, on Nov 25, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 35 comments | 1681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to explore new affordable housing zoning

Three years after it suffered a stinging rebuff from Palo Alto voters, the city's leading affordable-housing developer is...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 27, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 35 comments | 4502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hopes to speed up deployment of self-driving cars

Should the streets of Palo Alto become the newest testing ground for self-driving cars? For several members of the City Council,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2016
Last comment by Me 2, on Jan 15, 2017 at 2:31 am | 35 comments | 9030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shame on Adolescent Counseling Services

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Original post made by Outraged on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Kayla Silva, on Feb 24, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 35 comments | 7266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pre-schools, and Elementary school choices

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Original post made by Melinda on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by depends who you ask, on Jun 23, 2009 at 5:29 am | 35 comments | 11421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey on school performance & new bond measure?

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Original post made by Parent on Sep. 29, 2007
Last comment by Not again, on Oct 4, 2007 at 11:03 pm | 35 comments | 5174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freefall

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Original post made by OhlonePar on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 14, 2008 at 12:35 am | 35 comments | 3872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Competing for Palo Alto fields

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Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Sep 17, 2008 at 3:48 pm | 35 comments | 4902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No-homework winter break OKd, for next year

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Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 2, 2009 at 8:11 am | 35 comments | 4152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school students put Columbus on trial and sentence him to life in prison

Do people realize that we have gone too far? I was shocked to read about 4th grade students at Fort Cherry Elementary who...

Original post made by Masha on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 35 comments | 1969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New 600-seat theater proposed for Paly

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will consider plans for a $22.4 million, 600-seat performing arts center for Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:37 am | 35 comments | 3722 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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