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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog Poop Disposal

To whoever put their dog poop in my trash bin that was out on the curb of the 500 block of Fulton today (Mon July 11) since...

Original post made by PA Resident/Neighbor on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jul 15, 2016 at 9:17 pm | 99 comments | 3922 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eases rules for 'accessory dwelling units'

In a victory for housing advocates, the Palo Alto City Council approved late Tuesday night a series of reforms aimed at making...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by MBM, on Mar 15, 2017 at 12:33 pm | 99 comments | 8045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public invited to discuss 'achievement gap'

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Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 26, 2008 at 9:10 pm | 99 comments | 6376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reactions to Atlantic magazine article

I thought the article wasn't saying anything new, and wasn't exactly deserving of the over-the-top preparation by the district...

Original post made by Heart on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by @Heart - Thank you!, on Dec 7, 2015 at 7:15 pm | 99 comments | 4604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board majority favors pay raises

All but one school board member voiced support Tuesday night for a new multi-year teachers contract that will provide up...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Gunn mom, on May 18, 2016 at 4:28 pm | 99 comments | 7422 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 MJP_Cyclist, on Apr 27, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 99 comments | 11481 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Protesters rally outside office of Anna Eshoo

Carrying American flags, picket signs and at times bugling patriotic songs, members of the grassroots group the Tea Party...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by GS, on Aug 16, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 99 comments | 7613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altans protest at Bank of America

Outraged over job losses and corporate and bank bailouts, more than 200 protesters lined El Camino Real near Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Oct 16, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 99 comments | 8479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heat closes three Palo Alto libraries early

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Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 15, 2008 at 6:30 am | 98 comments | 7658 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bicyclists running stop signs

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Original post made by Ventura Resident on Jul. 16, 2008
Last comment by PISSED AT PRIUS'S!!, on Mar 15, 2009 at 12:46 am | 98 comments | 5187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Union rejects Palo Alto's 'last, best, final' offer

Union negotiators Tuesday afternoon rejected a "last, best and final offer" from Palo Alto city administration during a tense...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by daniel, on May 9, 2010 at 8:34 am | 98 comments | 6190 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents pumped up about groundwater 'waste'

With California's drought stretching through its fourth year, the sight of water gushing out of Palo Alto's construction...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Prove it to ME, on Dec 10, 2016 at 11:27 am | 98 comments | 9882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PIE's big donor benefits

Whoa! OK, I think this is pretty powerful blog about Palo Alto PIE, and our fundraising efforts. Why are we publishing...

Original post made by PALY Parent on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Geez, on Jan 23, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 98 comments | 6155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School needs more limits on courseload

We read with sadness the email sent reporting the death by suicide of yet another student at Gunn. As parents of two current...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 19, 2015 at 10:26 pm | 98 comments | 11486 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto ponders rules for people who live in their cars

Palo Alto's deeply divisive debate over whether to ban vehicle dwelling could get closer to resolution Tuesday evening, Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Zuck, on Dec 3, 2012 at 9:28 pm | 98 comments | 9040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hotel, townhouses to replace Palo Alto Bowl

After serving Palo Alto for more than half a century, Palo Alto's only bowling alley will soon be demolished to make way...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by K-Mart, on Dec 18, 2009 at 6:26 am | 98 comments | 4795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto committee has 'no confidence' in rail

Palo Alto took its most extreme step to date to oppose the state's proposed high-speed rail line Thursday morning when a...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 98 comments | 6602 Views

AROUND TOWN

In rare move, Chamber picks favorites in Palo Alto council race

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday jumped into the city's politically charged debate about office development when...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by john_alderman, on Oct 16, 2016 at 10:24 am | 98 comments | 7404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

195 Page Mill headed for possible lawsuit, again

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Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 29, 2008 at 5:36 pm | 97 comments | 6069 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail authority proposes higher fares

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is banking on billions of private dollars, extensive federal support and riders...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 4, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 97 comments | 5798 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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