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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto joins effort to reform Prop. 13

Palo Alto became the latest California city on Monday to officially come out in favor of reforming Proposition 13, though...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 22, 2014 at 9:12 am | 26 comments | 7403 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping fire at bay

Under slightly different conditions, a wildland fire in the Palo Alto hills earlier this month could have spread to homes...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Safety should come first, on Jul 1, 2014 at 11:58 am | 26 comments | 6813 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 Zapatos, on Sep 18, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 26 comments | 23989 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

6.0 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.0 earthquake shook Bay Area residents in their beds this morning. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/08/24/60-earthquake-rattles-bay-area...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 26, 2014 at 6:47 am | 26 comments | 14717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission backs new housing vision

Palo Alto is still more than a year away from completing the long-awaited update of its land-use bible, but on Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 8, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 6006 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing proposal for Maybell Avenue site set for review

A year after Palo Alto voters struck down an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue, the city is preparing to review...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Dec 25, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 26 comments | 5884 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A gathering place, again: Formerly derelict Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center finds new life

Bucking the trend of many other mom-and-pop businesses owners who've left town due to rising rents, Steve Stivala, owner...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 7, 2015 at 11:30 pm | 26 comments | 7782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ideas to speed up council meetings

Palo Alto's elected officials disagree on many issues, but they are united in their belief that they need to talk less and...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by spike, on Apr 11, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 26 comments | 2591 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Race against the clock' to save Buena Vista

Acknowledging the long odds and the short window of opportunity, Santa Clara County officials on Tuesday reaffirmed their...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 25, 2015 at 12:38 pm | 26 comments | 3229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista Appraiser to Council: No Trailer Values Change

Beccaria & Weber, the appraisers of the Buena Vista mobile home park, wrote to the Palo Alto City Council that no adjustment...

Original post made by Joe on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on May 13, 2015 at 6:52 am | 26 comments | 842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents find themselves victims of tax scam

When Ken and Michele Dauber tried to file their tax return in April, the Palo Alto couple learned that someone else had beaten...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on May 20, 2015 at 10:18 am | 26 comments | 4835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposed school calendars released

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Original post made by Paly parent on Sep. 18, 2006
Last comment by Paly Student Journalist, on Jan 17, 2007 at 11:10 am | 26 comments | 6852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park banning homework

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Original post made by PAUSD Parent on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by Anamika, on Sep 24, 2007 at 12:16 pm | 26 comments | 5772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD BOE's latest faux paux a real shocker

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Original post made by RWE on Mar. 17, 2007
Last comment by outraged, on Mar 25, 2007 at 5:42 pm | 26 comments | 5333 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 Spark, on Apr 14, 2015 at 11:26 am | 26 comments | 13052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lost faith in MI choice and charter

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Original post made by Angie Lee on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by Sherlock, on May 10, 2007 at 10:19 pm | 26 comments | 4173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District analyzing 'surprise' $201,418 grant

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Original post made on Jun. 19, 2007
Last comment by What's Up with that?, on Jun 29, 2007 at 2:23 am | 26 comments | 4726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do you let your children play in your neighborhood?

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 31, 2007 at 9:01 am | 26 comments | 4075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laser Focus - On the Wrong Things

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Original post made by Hoodwinked on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 18, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 26 comments | 2206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Days before graduation, Gunn students grieve

What should have been a day for Gunn High School seniors to sign yearbooks and recall happy memories from the past four years...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by GunnJunior, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 26 comments | 3297 Views
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La Boulange Palo Alto set to close Sept. 3
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Transitions
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Recreating the Planning and Transportation Commission: Part 2: Credibility and Confidence
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Come hear the music!
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