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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 | 10015 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 | 10008 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order for flagging errors

An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Another Frontline Clinician, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:39 am | 15 comments | 10006 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial begins in Stanford sex-assault case

Just over a year since two Stanford University graduate students found former student and all-star swimmer Brock Turner on...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Eddy Thompson, on May 18, 2016 at 7:45 am | 9 comments | 9996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Michael Litfin of Children's Theatre dies

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Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Laura Sander, on Dec 4, 2008 at 1:41 am | 82 comments | 9993 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 | 9992 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 | 9985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Departing teacher pleads: 'Keep the play in kindergarten'

After 27 years of teaching 5-year-olds, Ginny Russell is departing this month with a cri de coeur -- a cry of the heart....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Carol Lowman, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 47 comments | 9982 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dealership brings its fleet to animal shelter lot

In May of last year, Palo Alto's utility workers arrived at the Animal Services Center site on East Bayshore Road to move...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Dee, on Apr 21, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 40 comments | 9981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The online college experience

A Berkeley-bound student who earned his associate's degree entirely online is among nearly 1,000 students who will graduate...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by just depends, on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 23 comments | 9981 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Failed justice?

Editor's note: All of the students' names in this story have been changed at their requests to protect their privacy. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by MaggyMay, on Jun 15, 2016 at 5:47 pm | 18 comments | 9980 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 | 9980 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves downtown 'Gateway' building

Downtown Palo Alto will soon have a prominent new "gateway" building next to the Caltrain station, though the glassy new...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Watch the City Council, on May 19, 2012 at 11:28 am | 40 comments | 9978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saving water and blooming all year round

Water-wise gardens, popular during the drought, do not have to be a colorless compromise, according to Roberta Barnes, who...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 9977 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Our Palo Alto' launches with lessons in local demographics

An attempt by Palo Alto officials to get out of City Hall and engage residents in a two-year conversation about the future...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Just Saying, on May 8, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 29 comments | 9976 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 | 9974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher, staff bonus on board agenda

Palo Alto school employees will vote soon on a proposed pay raise described as a "one-time, off-the-salary-schedule payment"...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 19, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 54 comments | 9973 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Profile: The many worlds of George Marcus

George Marcus, a Palo Alto-based developer and University of California regent, has never been shy about going his own way,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Who is John Gault?, on Jun 24, 2011 at 7:41 am | 5 comments | 9973 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 | 9970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver gets one year for fatal Mtn. View crash

Matthew Pumar, the driver who hit and killed a Mountain View man last summer, was sentenced to one year in county jail and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Res, on Oct 24, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 18 comments | 9963 Views
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