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AROUND TOWN

It is time for residential parking permits in Palo Alto

Fellow Palo Altans, it's time we take this issue of residential permit parking and settle it once and for all. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on May 1, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 85 comments | 8282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

cell phone reception in Palo Alto/Stanford

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Original post made by Alan on Apr. 25, 2007
Last comment by eskay, on Jun 12, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 8279 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park Boulevard accidents concern workers, residents

The broadsiding of a sedan that pushed the vehicle through a plate-glass window on March 15 is just the latest accident that...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by fight the developers, on Apr 9, 2014 at 10:11 am | 39 comments | 8272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto in 'uncharted' territory on compost

The future of organic waste in Palo Alto remains hazy, but city officials hope to solve this messy and divisive dilemma by...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by carla carvalho, on Oct 22, 2012 at 8:18 pm | 18 comments | 8269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic numbers prompt council head-scratching

Few would say that traffic in Palo Alto has been getting better in recent years, yet that was what graphs in a city staff...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by long-time resident, on Dec 5, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 45 comments | 8268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Before the cineplex

When Gary Lee Parks looks at a photo of an old movie theater, he focuses on the visual details: etched-glass chandeliers,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 17, 2011 at 1:48 am | 13 comments | 8268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan has excessive homework this year

Does anyone know why this year Jordan has increased the homework load so much? I have 2 other children who have been through...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 7, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 81 comments | 8266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district critics, lawyer clash on federal probe

Critics of Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly and a lawyer for the school district Tuesday presented clashing perspectives...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 3, 2013 at 10:36 am | 115 comments | 8264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue construction hits merchants hard

Merchants who are struggling through the dust and noise of the California Avenue Streetscape Project have lost as much as...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Owie, on Nov 5, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 57 comments | 8255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto breaks ground on California Avenue

Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd will join other council members, local residents and dignitaries Monday afternoon in celebrating...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Forest, on Mar 19, 2014 at 7:03 pm | 21 comments | 8243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue trees get the axe

The planned removal of 50 mature street trees lining the California Avenue business district has some residents, shoppers...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Lauren, on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:45 am | 150 comments | 8240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hennessy to 'undervalued' teachers: 'Tell people about what you do'

Addressing the burnout rate of young teachers in high-poverty schools is a goal of a new Stanford University summer institute...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by It happens, on Aug 1, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 4 comments | 8240 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frank Greene, Silicon Valley technology pioneer, dies at 71

Frank S. Greene, a pioneering Silicon Valley technologist, died unexpectedly Saturday at El Camino Hospital. He was 71. Greene...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Frank Greene III, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:07 am | 33 comments | 8238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Dog run snobs

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Original post made by Dog owner on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by Merlinlove, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:57 am | 69 comments | 8233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The psychology and effects of bad coaching

A coach's ability to manage anger and frustration is the key to avoiding abusive coaching, along with redefining a longstanding...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 14, 2010 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 8229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Solve ABAG and Sr Housing by Channing House Increasing Density?

The more I think about this, the more it makes me wonder why no one thought of this before: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2014/04/14/since-measure-d-what-has-the-city-and-ot...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:50 am | 45 comments | 8228 Views

SPORTS

Cheerleaders

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Original post made by Annoyed athlete on Jan. 6, 2007
Last comment by Roxanne, on Sep 12, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 34 comments | 8228 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto rises to the 'Cool Cities Challenge'

Palo Alto's next green program won't rely on tough energy standards or strict building codes but on hundreds of volunteer...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by anecdote Annie, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 23 comments | 8226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The nettlesome path to helping our teens

Four and five years ago, when several of our teenagers took their own lives, our pained, communal cry was, "Why is this happening?"...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Nov 19, 2014 at 7:56 am | 30 comments | 8221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local chess club puts Bay Area on national map

The tension in the room is high, and not a move is being made. Players sit across from each other, their brows furrowed as...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Sorvich, on Jul 29, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 8 comments | 8208 Views
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