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PUBLIC AGENDA: Mitchell Park Library, school board retreat, Mayfield

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29989 posted Friday, June 14, 2013, 11:17...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 15, 2013 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 911 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stabbing near Los Robles Park

My in-laws said there was a recent assault on a father a three-year-old daughter walking along Lis Robles park in the evening....

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 25, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 911 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The "Bullet" Train: What Does It Say About Our State Government?

The following blog appears in The Almanac: Even if you supported the "bullet train" five years ago, you should think about...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Resident 1, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 911 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Underground utilities-- what happened?

For a while, we had read a great deal about finishing the undergrounding of utilities. I was walking recently on Colorado...

Original post made by Midtown Guy on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Helena, on Jul 27, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 4 comments | 910 Views

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Stanford's $8 million offer gets another shot

Call it the $8 million offer that won't die: Stanford University's proposal to pay for trail improvements along Alpine Road...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on Jul 28, 2011 at 9:47 pm | 7 comments | 910 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cell Phone Tower Concerns

I am concerned that ATT is putting up a cell phone tower in my neighborhood. Not sure why it was approved in an area with...

Original post made by Pamela on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by So where is the evidence?, on Jan 18, 2012 at 4:13 pm | 5 comments | 910 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What was the road rage topic closed?

Editor, Just curious--why was the story about the road rage incident closed? Many thanks. ...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 13, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 910 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Panel to advise on Cubberley gets going

Five community leaders – from the Palo Alto City Council and two from the Board of Education – will set the tone...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by No Sir, on Apr 25, 2012 at 11:24 am | 3 comments | 910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Possible future for Safe Ride program?

A former volunteer has offered to convene a community meeting about the future of Safe Ride, a recently canceled program...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sally Bemus, on Aug 27, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 910 Views

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Silicon Valley tech industry on rise, study shows

Silicon Valley's tech industry is emerging from recession and heading for a 15 percent growth in jobs over the next two years,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Jul 21, 2011 at 3:54 am | 3 comments | 909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Addison boundary change recommended

School boundary changes are in the works for some families in the Addison Elementary School neighborhood as well as for high...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by at last!, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Even without housing, Gateway offers many benefits

After eight public hearings with few opposing speakers, we believe the Gateway project, a transit-oriented development with...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on May 4, 2012 at 11:46 am | 5 comments | 909 Views

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What is going on tonight?

There are police cars with spotlights at Channing and waverly, Addison and Cowper and Channing at middlefield. Anyone know....

Original post made by Cc on Jul. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 909 Views

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Sales tax increase poll

Ha Ha, I love this poll NewsPoll Would you vote in favor of a one-eighth-of-a-cent sales-tax increase in Santa Clara...

Original post made by Annie on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by poll watcher, on Sep 4, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 909 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

National Polls: Skewed and unskewed

Looks like the biggest winner last night, after Obama, was Nate Silver and the composite poll blogs. Biggest losers? Karl...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn counseling survey suggests higher satisfaction level

A new survey of students at Gunn High School in Palo Alto suggests possible improvement in satisfaction levels with the school's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by oopsie, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Media Center explores immigrants' tales

Ingeborg Baehr Hirschhorn's immigration story did not start out like the stories of the generation before her, immigrants...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Immigrant Studio, on Oct 23, 2013 at 4:01 am | 3 comments | 909 Views

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Palo Alto needs cheaper clothing store

Interesting editorial in the Paly student newspaper. Is Palo Alto losing out on huge amounts of sales tax revenue because...

Original post made by shopper on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 9, 2011 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gas rates set to drop in Palo Alto

After seeing their utility bills grow in recent years, Palo Alto's gas customers could finally get a break this year -- a...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Karen, on May 4, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 6 comments | 908 Views

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Stanford men get important hoop win at Oregon St.

From this point in the season, the Stanford men's basketball team can't afford to lose another game if it has any hopes of...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 908 Views
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