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PALO ALTO ISSUES

PaloAltoGreen to flicker out, shift focus on gas

PaloAltoGreen is dead, long live PaloAltoGreen! So the City Council declared Monday night as it pulled the plug on the nation's...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 11, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 22 comments | 4931 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City taps Napa veteran as top planner

Palo Alto has chosen a new planning director, tapping the top planning official at Napa County for one of the city's most...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Juno, on Sep 13, 2013 at 10:08 am | 22 comments | 4059 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City takes the ax to parking exemptions

With downtown's parking woes on everyone's mind, Palo Alto officials are scouring far and wide for solutions, from large...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Sep 29, 2013 at 3:46 pm | 22 comments | 3408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekend water outage raises concerns

A routine replacement of an old water meter at a Palo Alto home conducted by the Utilities Department on Friday, Nov. 15,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by parishilton, on Feb 27, 2014 at 8:40 am | 22 comments | 30843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters unlikely to fund bond for police HQ

A bond to fund a new public-safety building in Palo Alto would probably fail if it were put on the November 2014 ballot,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident2, on Dec 12, 2013 at 11:11 pm | 22 comments | 4285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed parking program a tough sell downtown

Palo Alto's residents and business owners rarely see eye to eye when it comes to downtown parking, but the city's latest...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by ken again, on Jan 4, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 22 comments | 5813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Faced with 'uncertainties,' Palo Alto considers raising water rates

Palo Alto's plan to give the city's water customers a rare reprieve from rising rates has been jeopardized by an unexpected...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Apr 15, 2014 at 9:35 am | 22 comments | 5936 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's assistant city manager to depart for San Jose

Palo Alto Assistant City Manager Pamela Antil will step down from her post later this month to take a similar job in San...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 17, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 22 comments | 4150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with organic-waste plan

Palo Alto's convoluted and contentious debate over organic waste trudged toward a hard-won compromise Monday night when city...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Composter, on May 15, 2014 at 6:51 pm | 22 comments | 3414 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista owner offers eleventh-hour changes to relocation benefits

The owner of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park Wednesday night upped his offer to more than 100 families and individuals who...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 17, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 22 comments | 1545 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to consider appeal of Stanford's housing development

Stanford University hit an unexpected hurdle on Monday in its bid to build 180 housing units in College Terrace when the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Jun 12, 2014 at 11:28 am | 22 comments | 3399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do your kids pay for downloaded music?

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Original post made by Conflicted Parent on Jun. 28, 2006
Last comment by test, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:30 am | 22 comments | 8098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Crossing Guard limitations

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Original post made by Lynn Drake on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Jessica, on Jan 10, 2008 at 6:07 pm | 22 comments | 3447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Come Meet the Palo Alto School Board Candidates - this FRIDAY!!!

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Original post made by J.asher on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 27, 2007 at 1:24 pm | 22 comments | 3359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Verde Lottery?

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Original post made by W.G.B. on Apr. 22, 2008
Last comment by Curious, on May 3, 2008 at 12:45 pm | 22 comments | 3366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

French teacher fights cancellation of AP exam

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Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Sad former student, on May 26, 2008 at 2:10 am | 22 comments | 3017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it ethical to produce political material targeting children?

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Original post made by disgusted on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Ted, on Oct 9, 2008 at 8:04 pm | 22 comments | 2056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community members: Keep Paly's historic look

With plans underway to build a new theater at Palo Alto High School, community members expressed concern for maintaining...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by George, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 22 comments | 2349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Verde PTA hosts Boundary Discussion

Garland Boundary Discussion, March 18 @ 7 PM Scott Laurence with the Garland Boundary Committee and Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made by Palo Verde Parent on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Mar 23, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 22 comments | 2159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What about MIDDLE school math texts?

There's been a lot of discussion about the elementary school text adoption, with people hating on Everyday Math. What about...

Original post made by jordan parent on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Perpective, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:21 am | 22 comments | 2958 Views
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