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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes higher standards for new buildings

The criticism began about five years ago, shortly after a 181-townhouse development called Arbor Real made its debut on El...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 26, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 87 comments | 6982 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Los Angeles ruling could jeopardize Palo Alto vehicle-dwelling law

The U.S. District Court of Appeals has ruled against a Los Angeles vehicle-habitation law similar to Palo Alto's, saying...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 17, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 87 comments | 6277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do Palo Altans want a Charter School?

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Original post made by Parent on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 4, 2007 at 1:19 pm | 87 comments | 5128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Allergy restrictions gone too far

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Original post made by Not a Nut on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 16, 2007 at 5:49 pm | 87 comments | 6755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School-bond opponent lays out case

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Original post made on May. 8, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 16, 2008 at 11:53 pm | 87 comments | 4597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids and Palo Alto: What Can We Do?

It seems in the last few days as if our Town Square Forums regarding Palo Alto students have become a bit kinder and more...

Original post made by Can We Talk? on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by BF, on Nov 26, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 87 comments | 5175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Continuing the 'Asian conversation' -- Dec. 8

With a growing Asian enrollment in Palo Alto schools, parent leaders are preparing a second community forum in what has come...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by B, on Dec 9, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 87 comments | 3939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peery family is 'anonymous donor' for new Paly gyms

The family offering to build a new athletic center for Palo Alto High School says it wants to "give back" in ways that enable...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 87 comments | 4624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by HomeworkParent, on Mar 14, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 87 comments | 7964 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Marchers urged to boycott shopping in Palo Alto

East Palo Altans and supporters were urged to immediately stop buying things in Palo Alto to protest years of alleged 'racial...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by fairview, on Nov 9, 2008 at 11:29 pm | 87 comments | 2228 Views

AROUND TOWN

City responds to parking woes on Edgewood Drive

Prompted by a flurry of complaints from Edgewood Drive residents about safety, litter, and an influx of cars from East Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Oct 29, 2013 at 11:18 am | 87 comments | 3412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue sculpture concept unveiled

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Original post made on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by Art Lover, on Mar 3, 2008 at 5:46 pm | 86 comments | 4997 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Grocers: Proposed plastic-bag ban has wrinkles

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Original post made on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by reader, on Apr 30, 2008 at 5:27 pm | 86 comments | 4215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Monstrosity at Charleston & San Antonio

OK, this area of Palo Alto was never perfect, a giant parking lot and a Kentucky Fried Chicken used to grace this corner,...

Original post made by bruce on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 18, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 86 comments | 5403 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Union charges Palo Alto with violating law

Palo Alto's largest labor union has filed an "unfair practice charge" against the city, accusing city officials of acting...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Dried up Nanny, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:25 am | 86 comments | 5462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modernist building faces citizen appeal

Downtown resident Douglas Smith, a fan of Spanish-style arcades, ornate awnings and other traditional decorative flourishes,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Citizen appeal, on Nov 13, 2013 at 11:11 am | 86 comments | 24644 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police told to check out persons based on race

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Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by me, on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:48 am | 86 comments | 3314 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Explosion Sunday night?

About 11:15 p.m. tonight I heard what sounded like a loud explosion. Anyone else hear it, or happen to know what it was?...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by that photo, on Jan 29, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 86 comments | 5480 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Scott Walker is the next Reagan

Walker is the most potent politician of our times. He didn't flinch, and he believes in his own message, and is comfortable...

Original post made by Gary on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 12, 2012 at 5:51 am | 86 comments | 1517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aggressive Homeless

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Original post made by Kate on Feb. 28, 2007
Last comment by ummm..., on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:42 am | 86 comments | 6550 Views
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Palo Alto quietly gets new evening food truck market
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 3,551 views

See Me. Hear Me. Donít Fix Me.
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,766 views

Foothills Park: a world away
By Sally Torbey | 11 comments | 1,586 views

Universal Language
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 1,364 views

Candidate Kickoff Events: Public, not just for supporters
By Douglas Moran | 7 comments | 937 views