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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Photo essay: No ordinary summer

Today's Bay Area campers are learning more than just how to make friendship bracelets. ==B Photos by Veronica Weber/Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by rock camp rocks, on Jul 28, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 9991 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 | 9991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Widow maker' tree limb nearly hits resident

A large tree limb from an aged eucalyptus tree nearly struck a Crescent Park resident and has sparked a debate about the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Widow Maker Defined, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 41 comments | 9990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pros and Cons of Menlo School

I'd like to hear from people who have first hand experience with Menlo School. What are pros and cons of this school, apart...

Original post made by PA mom on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by In the Know, on Nov 23, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 24 comments | 9990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planned Stanford housing units mean school enrollment bump

With nearly 250 new units of family-friendly Stanford University housing on the horizon, Palo Alto school officials are puzzling...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Oct 31, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 42 comments | 9989 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts for lighter touch in new Baylands bridge

Palo Alto's design competition for an iconic bike bridge leading to the Baylands reached a dramatic and surprising conclusion...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by David, on Mar 21, 2015 at 11:28 am | 65 comments | 9976 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 | 9969 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto's Ron Unz Leads Effort to Raise Minimum Wage in California

From today's NY Times Ron Unz, a Silicon Valley millionaire, rose to fame by promoting a ballot initiative that essentially...

Original post made by Fred on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 7, 2013 at 10:14 am | 14 comments | 9960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Apple Store on the move at Stanford?

A new Apple Store is quietly beginning construction at the Stanford Shopping Center. No one will publicly talk about it,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by NP, on May 23, 2012 at 10:38 pm | 6 comments | 9958 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pedometers get people walking, study finds

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Original post made on Nov. 21, 2007
Last comment by Sanford Forte, on Nov 24, 2007 at 10:21 pm | 5 comments | 9957 Views

MOVIES

A Walk Among the Tombstones

Writer-director Scott Frank brings clever writing and moody atmosphere to this crime thriller centered on ex-cop and recovering...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 27, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 9955 Views

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 | 9954 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Son testifies in Woodside murder trial

The son of a Woodside man who is charged with killing his wife in April 2010 testified today that his mother had been depressed...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by sharrine, on May 1, 2013 at 10:48 pm | 3 comments | 9953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents challenge proposed traffic signal on Page Mill

A proposal by state, county and local officials to add a traffic signal at the Interstate 280/Page Mill Road interchange...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Pete, on Nov 4, 2015 at 9:33 am | 65 comments | 9949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man shot, killed in East Palo Alto Saturday

A 21-year-old man was shot multiple times Saturday night, Jan. 26, in East Palo Alto and died of his wounds on the scene,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Karan, on Feb 8, 2013 at 9:53 pm | 49 comments | 9948 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Valley job growth biggest since 'dotcom' boom

Last year's rebound in technology added the highest number of jobs to the Bay Area since the dotcom boom of the late 1990s,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by moo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 9948 Views

AROUND TOWN

What neighborhoods are good for trick-or-treating?

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Original post made by alp on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by jennifer Espinoza, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 78 comments | 9930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Economy, fitness fads throw gym a curve

The Curves gym on Emerson Street was the first of its franchise to open in Palo Alto. Now it is the last one standing. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by Fit Dude, on Mar 14, 2011 at 7:53 am | 3 comments | 9923 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Yet another dog attack

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Original post made by DogLover on Dec. 8, 2006
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 3, 2007 at 3:31 pm | 96 comments | 9920 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the foghorns? I feel like I live next to a dock.

Been going on all Sunday morning to Monday morning so far. ...

Original post made by Enjoy Silence on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 49 comments | 9919 Views
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