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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County delays decision on Palo Alto bike bridge

Santa Clara County supervisors hit the brakes Tuesday morning on a proposal by Supervisor Liz Kniss to spend $5 million on...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by That's funny, on May 24, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 27 comments | 1894 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lytton Gardens reprimanded over care of patients

The California Department of Health and Human Services is requiring Lytton Gardens Skilled Nursing Facility in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Lyn, on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 27 comments | 4764 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Bridging the flood control debate

It has taken more than a decade, but finally work is set to begin that ultimately will protect Palo Alto, Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 27 comments | 1897 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh smaller City Council

When the Palo Alto City Council meets for its regular meeting on Monday night, it will find itself grappling with a question...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 11, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 27 comments | 1493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to redesign 'critical' downtown site

When billionaire developer John Arrillaga proposed last year to build a complex of high-rises and a theater near Palo Alto's...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Overbuilding all over, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 27 comments | 13442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Missteps on council 'reforms'

Considering recent controversies suggesting a lack of sensitivity of current City Council members to the need for transparency...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by resident, on May 28, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 27 comments | 2350 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What will Palo Alto look like when Baby Boomers turn 80?

Palo Alto may be a mecca for young tech entrepreneurs, but it also has a disproportionately high number of residents 65 and...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Toby, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:54 pm | 27 comments | 1584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At shuttered swim center, community seeks answers, action

Clients of the Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool in south Palo Alto expressed their sense of loss -- and anxiety -- Thursday...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Katharine Untch, on Apr 15, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 27 comments | 20522 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

North Korea acknowledges arresting Merrill Newman

North Korea said Saturday that it had arrested 85-year-old Palo Alto resident Merrill Newman for "hostile acts" against the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by marie, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 27 comments | 4876 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to upgrade utility tax

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto established a tax on utilities and phone usage, city officials are preparing to "modernize"...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by common sense, on Mar 27, 2014 at 5:34 am | 27 comments | 2509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County looks to revamp Palo Alto's expressways

Some of Palo Alto's most congested thoroughfares could see dramatic modifications, including added lanes, advanced traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Traffic circles redux, on Apr 6, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 27 comments | 4459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to widen El Camino sidewalks falters

Faced with an uprising from property owners, conflicting recommendations from its advisory boards and deep ambivalence within...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Please don't throw out the baby with the bath water, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 27 comments | 3295 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Happy Donuts to reopen under new management Thursday

When Palo Alto's Happy Donuts abruptly announced its closure last week, fans feared the end of an era. But now they can rejoice....

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Duquesne, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:12 am | 27 comments | 14783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss 'trust' action

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Original post made by RWE on Oct. 25, 2006
Last comment by anon, on Nov 7, 2006 at 9:41 am | 27 comments | 7199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next PAUSD School Board President?

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Original post made by School Board Observer on Nov. 28, 2006
Last comment by Pauline, on Dec 14, 2006 at 12:39 am | 27 comments | 4798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The MI process is now a farce

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Jan. 6, 2007
Last comment by Lorraine, on Jan 9, 2007 at 12:40 pm | 27 comments | 4778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MI -- What can Palo Altans learn from the experience?

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Original post made by Alexis Hamilton on Jan. 10, 2007
Last comment by A.J., on Jan 20, 2007 at 5:47 pm | 27 comments | 4135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Discrimination in Scholarship Offerings at PAHS

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Original post made by Concerned Parent on Apr. 13, 2007
Last comment by Agreed, on Apr 16, 2007 at 7:14 pm | 27 comments | 3975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Patty Fischer's Column on Charter Schools

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Original post made by Dad of 4 on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by dadof4, on Oct 21, 2007 at 1:03 pm | 27 comments | 3303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

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Original post made on Oct. 18, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 21, 2007 at 5:23 pm | 27 comments | 3499 Views
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