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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to resolve 'retention crisis' with pay raises

With Palo Alto's economic recovery speeding along and tax revenues happily spiking, the city is doing something to try to...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Outsource, on Mar 15, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 38 comments | 9124 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike bridge designs wow planning commissioners

One cries for attention with its prominent red arch and a row of changing lights. The other is an understated ribbon that...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Midtown, on Jan 23, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 44 comments | 9120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District Overcrowding how bad is it?

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Original post made by yet another parent on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 12, 2007 at 3:27 pm | 147 comments | 9120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it true that parents are doing their child's homework?

My child came home and said a girl said, "My mom did my homework for me last night." And someone replied, "So did mine!" Being...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by geraldine, on Nov 12, 2012 at 5:24 pm | 53 comments | 9118 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 Transparency needed, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:16 am | 94 comments | 9114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Protesters block traffic on San Mateo bridge

More than 100 Stanford University students and community members stormed the San Mateo-Hayward bridge in a "Reclaim MLK"...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Keep-The-Roads-And-Bridges-Open, on Jan 21, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 34 comments | 9111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where to buy turkeys

Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/11/24/where-to-buy-turkeys posted Sunday, November 24, 2013,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by gobble gobble, on Nov 25, 2013 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 9108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council

With the filing period concluding this week, 12 Palo Alto residents have officially entered the race for the five contested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by PaulaBolduc, on Sep 21, 2014 at 10:51 am | 59 comments | 9099 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Price walks fine line in supporting high-speed-rail brief

Palo Alto may be one of the staunchest opponents of California's controversial high-speed rail system, but one council member...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 16, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 47 comments | 9094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: No academic classes during zero period

Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee has decided that the district's two high schools should not offer academic classes during...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Apr 12, 2015 at 11:03 pm | 190 comments | 9090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ideas abound at high-speed-rail workshop

Residents from five Palo Alto neighborhoods, Menlo Park and Atherton, defined their visions for the planned California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Oct 9, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 18 comments | 9087 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Federal drug charges filed against Palo Alto man

Perry Mosdromos, a Palo Alto man who was arrested on June 7 for selling $250,000 worth of steroids and prescription medications...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 9, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 9082 Views

SPORTS

Another water polo showdown for Gunn, Paly boys

==B Tuesday's prep roundup== While the SCVAL De Anza Division won't be decided, the outcome of Thursday's showdown between...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 16, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 9 comments | 9080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math, music are passions for home-schooled Intel finalist

The world is a classroom for 15-year-old Palo Alto resident Sahana Vasudevan. On a given day the home-schooled teen -- recently...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Kasi's Coworker, on Feb 8, 2013 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 9077 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Estrich on Israel

Commentary by Susan Estrich on the latest chorus of condemnation of Israel. Honestly, I am shocked to find that I am agreeing...

Original post made by Agree with Estrich on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 15, 2010 at 5:57 am | 76 comments | 9063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Analysis: How they won and lost

With the dust still settling on Election Day and scores of provisional and hand-delivered absentee ballots still being tallied,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by mauricio, on Nov 10, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 9057 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown affordable-housing complex officially opens

A decade-long effort to build a downtown Palo Alto affordable housing project officially came to fruition Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Slow Down, on Apr 11, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 53 comments | 9056 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge throws out Vi at Palo Alto lawsuit

Residents of the Palo Alto senior community Vi saw their class-action lawsuit against its company dismissed by a federal...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 1, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 5 comments | 9056 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'Captain America: Winter Solider'

Give this to the films of the "Marvel Cinematic Universe": they have a consistency of quality. By treating their comic-book-derived...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Apr 8, 2014 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments | 9054 Views

RESTAURANTS

Best Restaurants

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=30785&approved=yes posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 3, 2013 at 9:29 am | 11 comments | 9046 Views
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