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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto police involved in 'Occupy' incident

The Palo Alto Police Department assisted Oakland police Tuesday (Oct. 25) during the "Occupy Oakland" protests in which an...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Peter Hogness, on Nov 14, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 91 comments | 2705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto library bonds win by close margin

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Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by resident, on Nov 10, 2008 at 5:46 pm | 90 comments | 6889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Private plane lands on I-280, strikes car

A vehicle was struck by a small plane that made an emergency landing on northbound Interstate 280, just north of Farm...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 9, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 90 comments | 2691 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Controversial sign installed

A 26-foot-tall sign for the new Grocery Outlet in south Palo Alto's Alma Village was erected this week, but one of its most...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 16, 2014 at 10:02 pm | 90 comments | 5630 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residentialists lose out in commission shuffle

Days after Palo Alto voters elected three slow-growth proponents to the new City Council, the existing council took a step...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Rainer, on Dec 10, 2014 at 12:05 am | 90 comments | 8312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please urge Reps to vote NO on the revision to NCLB

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Original post made by Concerned PAUSD Parent on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by Terry, on Oct 9, 2007 at 8:12 pm | 90 comments | 4571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn plan for 2300 students

Every parent I tell this to seems shocked, so here's the way things stand: Right now, there are no plans to reopen Cubberly....

Original post made by PA Parent on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by A Parent, on Feb 21, 2009 at 12:37 am | 90 comments | 3701 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School, city leaders rebuff queries by 'Dr. Phil'

Palo Alto school and city officials have rebuffed efforts by a producer for the "Dr. Phil" TV show to gather Palo Alto students...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Mar 8, 2010 at 6:16 am | 90 comments | 3700 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thoughts on Gunn incident & teaching good judgement

I think the question asked in another forum of what should the Gunn student with the airgun in his car have done is a very...

Original post made by Bru on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:49 am | 90 comments | 3822 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three bicyclists hit by car on Page Mill Road

Three bicyclists who were hit by a vehicle on upper Page Mill Road above Foothills Park Sunday were transported to Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by phil, on Nov 8, 2011 at 11:10 am | 90 comments | 8385 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is it time for Nancy Pelosi to resign?

Her stances on waterboarding are all over the place, a real theatre of the absurd. She refuses to privide honest answers,...

Original post made by Kevin on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on May 28, 2009 at 6:50 am | 90 comments | 2956 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 11, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 90 comments | 5036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn student remembered as 'smart, funny' classmate who loved music

The Gunn High School student who died in an apparent suicide Tuesday was remembered by friends as smart and funny, a boy...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:11 am | 90 comments | 4856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto could get $5 million for new bike bridge

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to give residents and bicyclists convenient, year-round access to the Baylands took a major leap...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by close the gates, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:19 am | 90 comments | 4601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Mayor Gary Fazzino dies of cancer

Gary Fazzino, a longtime member of the Palo Alto City Council, a two-time mayor and one of the leading experts on local political...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Lisa Van Dusen, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 90 comments | 6578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates for Palo Alto school board debate the issues

In their first debate of the fall campaign season, the five candidates vying for two seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Parent too, on Sep 13, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 90 comments | 6180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto firefighters' overtime costs soar

Palo Alto's firefighters have already used up more than 150 percent of their overtime budget for fiscal year 2009-2010 --...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:50 am | 89 comments | 3966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council has no appetite for doing away with PC zones

Facing a plate full of development projects, Palo Alto City Council members Monday night didn't show any appetite for doing...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by JCC bashers unite, on Dec 5, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 89 comments | 8378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Keeping outsiders out of PAUSD

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Original post made by Parent without handles on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by ??, on Aug 4, 2008 at 8:13 am | 89 comments | 3387 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman knocked down, robbed in Midtown area

A woman walking on Middlefield Road south of Loma Verde Avenue in Palo Alto was knocked down and robbed of her purse about...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by H, on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:17 am | 89 comments | 5525 Views
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Teavana Palo Alto closes
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Council Priorities 2015: Honesty, Focus, and Listening about Listening
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