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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes staff cuts, fee hikes at animal shelter

Palo Alto's popular animal-services operation would see a slew of fee increases and staff cuts under the city's latest proposal...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:58 pm | 25 comments | 1587 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Impolite Questions to ask of PA City Council Candidates

Q to City Council candidates: "Palo Alto has a large job-housing imbalance and is under pressure to reduce it. The City's...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Contest for change , on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 25 comments | 4601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Blood Center lawsuit on hold

A jury trial pitting a longtime blood donor against Stanford Blood Center that was scheduled to begin today has been postponed,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 25 comments | 2274 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gray injects green into council campaign

Tim Gray's dark-horse candidacy for the Palo Alto City Council received a major boost from a $30,000 contribution that the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 13, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 25 comments | 3344 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers new gym near the Baylands

A regional effort to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek continues to evolve and expand, with Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Feb 20, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 25 comments | 6700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hires its first budget czar

Palo Alto has hired its first director of the new Office of Management and Budget, the latest addition to the city's expanding...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by lazlo, on Jul 8, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 25 comments | 1526 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is Town Square So Out of Sync With Dominant Free Speech Norms of the Internet; or, is this Forum Not a Forum Anymore Due to Heavy-Handed Editing of Posts

I have noticed a trend which seems to have accelerated recently in which the publisher of Paloaltoonline has edited not only...

Original post made by village idiot on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 27, 2014 at 7:56 am | 25 comments | 2698 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks more polls before ruling on 2014 ballot

Palo Alto has a generous menu of options when it comes to tax measures that may appear on the November 2014 ballot, but with...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by rich and stupid?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 25 comments | 2751 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Restaurant bag ban starts Friday

Plastic to-go bags at Palo Alto restaurants are going to go as of Friday, Nov. 1, when the third phase of Palo Alto's ordinance...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on Nov 1, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 25 comments | 17565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

All 3 Palo Alto papers agree: Vote AGAINST D

Today, November 1, the Palo Alto Daily News joined the Palo Alto Weekly and the Daily Post in urging voters to vote NO on...

Original post made by Vote Against D on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Nov 3, 2013 at 7:00 am | 25 comments | 979 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After resounding defeat, the lessons of Maybell

Housing advocates clashed with neighborhood preservationists in Palo Alto on Election Night. When the dust settled, it wasn't...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by PA Dweller, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 7066 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NO to Nancy Shephard for Mayor

Nancy Shephard should NOT become the next mayor of Palo Alto! She has consistently been tone deaf to residents and unrepentant...

Original post made by NeedAlternative on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on May 5, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 25 comments | 959 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's status of Mitchell Park Liberary???

Do we have a move-in date for the new library? Why is so little communication from the City?...

Original post made by J. W. on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Leo, on Mar 5, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 25 comments | 892 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 Bob, on Jun 24, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 25 comments | 3752 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to replace JJ&F meets with opposition, skepticism

A proposal by the project developer's son to run the new grocery store at College Terrace Centre proved to be a tough sell...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Saul Alinsky, on Aug 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 25 comments | 3970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Taking school concerns public seeks to manipulate

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Original post made by John Lents, Principal of Addison, on Oct. 3, 2006
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 6, 2006 at 1:38 pm | 25 comments | 5251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LA Hills Redistricting Plan Would Impact Palo Alto Schools

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Original post made by Brewster on Nov. 13, 2006
Last comment by Board Observer, on Mar 5, 2007 at 12:46 pm | 25 comments | 7553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Choice vs. peer streaming trade-off??

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Original post made by ADL on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Your neighbor, on Jan 30, 2007 at 2:02 pm | 25 comments | 4067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parental Communication With Paly Online

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Original post made by Parent on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 25 comments | 4353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Job Opportunities for Palo Alto High Schoolers?

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Original post made by Palo Alto Teen on Mar. 18, 2007
Last comment by VampGirl, on Jun 11, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 25 comments | 11384 Views
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