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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 | 16134 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 | 2952 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 | 2049 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 | 31145 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 | 5279 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 | 7002 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 | 4425 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 | 18271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smoking ban spreads to Palo Alto business districts

From local parks and nature preserves to business districts, shopping centers and outdoor dining tables, Palo Alto's smoking...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Leslie, on Dec 2, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 27 comments | 5808 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to shield retailers from office boom

Seeking to protect neighborhood-serving retailers from the recent boom in office development, Palo Alto is considering a...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Selzer, on Nov 4, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 27 comments | 3713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An inflection point in local politics

In a shifting of the power dynamic in our community not seen for more than 40 years, Palo Alto's traditional political movers...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Nov 9, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 27 comments | 5537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An elusive history museum

The Palo Alto City Council once again provided a lifeline to a nascent Palo Alto History Museum group that has repeatedly...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by wmartin46, on Dec 23, 2014 at 6:46 pm | 27 comments | 3346 Views

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Hazards bill targets synthetic turf, including Palo Alto's

The "crumb-rubber" synthetic turf targeted in a health bill by state Sen. Jerry Hill is used on some City of Palo Alto and...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Environmental Professional, on Jan 9, 2015 at 1:18 pm | 27 comments | 5800 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 | 7523 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 | 5050 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 | 5071 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 | 4340 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 | 4260 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 | 3480 Views

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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 | 3794 Views
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