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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 | 7495 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 | 3265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge sides with family in Palo Alto special education case

A federal judge has sided with a Palo Alto family in an interim ruling that orders the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by Associations, 6 hours ago | 89 comments | 6110 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 | 5195 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault charges dismissed in Palo Alto 'Taser case'

A judge ruled Wednesday morning that Palo Alto police officers acted illegally when they used a ruse to convince Joseph Anthony...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by The.Good.The.Bad.The.PAPD.UGLY, on Dec 21, 2008 at 10:42 pm | 89 comments | 3097 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Climate warrior' Steve Schneider dies of heart attack on airplane

Stephen Schneider, a Stanford biology professor who for decades has been a central figure in the debate on global climate...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by your kids and their kids, on May 25, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 89 comments | 10525 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: Passionate about politics

As Nov. 6 nears, out-of-state volunteers are flocking to "battleground states" -- namely Colorado, Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 4, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 89 comments | 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

District: Kids' emotional health a top concern

In the wake of three student Caltrain suicides in four months, student emotional health is a top priority for the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 89 comments | 3818 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue changes OK'd, no test of two-lane plan

Palo Alto's contentious drive to make California Avenue more friendly to pedestrians and bicyclists zipped past heated opposition...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Will, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 88 comments | 7832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police release 'bomb-making materials' youth to parents

Police working on an investigation found bomb-making materials in an apartment in the 700 block of Arastradero Road midafternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rich, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:02 am | 88 comments | 2226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Palo Alto school chief: Arriving with 'fresh eyes and ears'

Palo Alto's new school-district superintendent says he's coming to town "with fresh eyes and ears" and the goal of creating...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Palo Verde Parent, on Jul 16, 2014 at 11:04 am | 88 comments | 4197 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Professor charged with felony child abduction

Annelise Barron, an associate professor at Stanford University, has been charged with felony child abduction after she left...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Prefab Sprout, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:29 am | 88 comments | 4403 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The right to keep and bear arms is an individual right!

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Original post made by food for thought on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by food for thought, on Aug 5, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 88 comments | 3136 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hello Sarah, bye bye 'Bama

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Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 1, 2008 at 2:41 pm | 88 comments | 2761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Embarcadero underpass to be Vikings' realm

The Embarcadero Road tunnel underpass next to Palo Alto High School may soon look a lot like Viking territory. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 3, 2013 at 9:54 am | 88 comments | 617 Views

AROUND TOWN

University Art moving to Redwood City

Palo Alto's high rents and impossible land prices are causing another longtime retailer to leave the city. This time, it...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sad but realistic, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:35 am | 88 comments | 13371 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City asks Dr. Phil Show to not focus on Palo Alto

Palo Alto city officials, including City Manager James Keene, have appealed to a senior producer at the Dr. Phil national...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by fjamesc, on Mar 14, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 87 comments | 2631 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Long-delayed Professorville home gets go-ahead

After three years of studies, public hearings and bureaucratic wrangling, a family's proposal to demolish and replace a building...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 87 comments | 2437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission votes to cut California Avenue lanes

A two-lane configuration for Palo Alto's California Avenue Business District was approved Wednesday night (Jan. 12) by the...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by AGNES, on Jan 28, 2011 at 12:02 am | 87 comments | 3687 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Egg-throwing youths get scrubbing lesson

Several Palo Alto teens got a lesson in the difficulty of removing eggs from vehicles and surfaces Thursday night, after...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:16 am | 87 comments | 2690 Views
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