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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with 'urgency' law to protect retail

With Palo Alto's shopping centers thriving, its sales-tax revenues rising and its downtown vacancies virtually nonexistent,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by southbayresident , on May 29, 2015 at 2:04 am | 65 comments | 6993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No mid-year finals at Paly and Gunn

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Original post made by Anne Avis on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by Russell, on Sep 3, 2006 at 7:06 pm | 18 comments | 6992 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is your Neighborhood Association helping?

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Original post made by member on Aug. 4, 2006
Last comment by Penny, on Aug 23, 2006 at 3:11 pm | 34 comments | 6990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grading the mile run?

My average weight boy runs the mile at J.L.S. He is not a fast runner but he does run (not walk) and averages about 9:30....

Original post made by PA Mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anther Mom, on Mar 5, 2015 at 11:41 am | 38 comments | 6988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill College vying to offer new, affordable four-year degree

Foothill College is in the running to become one of the first California community colleges to offer a four-year bachelor's...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 8, 2015 at 7:37 am | 4 comments | 6987 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Drone"-d out

While many have heard Amazon's Jeff Bezos assert that in five years drones will be used to deliver its packages, right now...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 11, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 6986 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Do you know the difference between your right to travel and the privilege of driving?

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Original post made by food for thought on Aug. 10, 2008
Last comment by food for thought, on Aug 30, 2008 at 8:16 pm | 14 comments | 6984 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Status of Brock Turner (ex-Stanford Swimmer) Case?

I thought Brock Turner's latest court hearing was suppose to be March 30. I have not seen anything in the press about the...

Original post made by curious on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 17, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 39 comments | 6981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MI status to change from "pilot" to "ongoing"

http://www.pausd.org/community/board/downloads/brd_packet/item_009.pdf "It is recommended the Board approve the change in...

Original post made by padad on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 23, 2010 at 8:41 am | 225 comments | 6980 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bike-sharing program hits speed bump

A bicycle-sharing program will be doomed to fail in Palo Alto unless planners place the rental stations in locations that...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 9, 2012 at 11:38 am | 19 comments | 6978 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Red-rosary-wearing teen was punched for wearing 'gang color'

A man who allegedly attacked an East Palo Alto teenager because the boy was wearing a red rosary and red shoes pleaded not...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 25, 2013 at 10:29 pm | 14 comments | 6977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor, 49ers doctor dies

Daniel Garza, the medical director and team physician for the San Francisco 49ers died in his home Tuesday night, according...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 10, 2014 at 7:22 pm | 5 comments | 6977 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New county ordinance to limit payday lenders

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance Tuesday night that blocks payday lenders and check-cashing...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 3, 2012 at 10:56 pm | 12 comments | 6976 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California Avenue salon owner found dead

The owner of a hair salon in Palo Alto's California Avenue business district was found deceased in her shop Tuesday morning,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Her Dear Friend, on Apr 8, 2014 at 3:27 am | 12 comments | 6976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ed Shikada hired as Palo Alto's assistant city manager

Edward Shikada, a former transportation executive who spent nearly a decade in San Jose City Hall before resigning abruptly...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 6, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 24 comments | 6974 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto's free wireless network to shut down

In May 2008, the WiFi101 network went live in East Palo Alto to bridge the "digital divide" separating residents from the...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by KP, on Jan 15, 2015 at 10:22 am | 10 comments | 6973 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downed phone lines snarl traffic on Highway 101

Traffic in both directions was disrupted for about 45 minutes on U.S. Highway 101 in Redwood City this morning after phone...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by PG&E or AT&T, on Sep 6, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 6969 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

195 Page Mill project stopped by lawsuit

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Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by Three cheers, on Sep 23, 2007 at 6:52 pm | 95 comments | 6968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Shady Lane moves, Anatolian Kitchen expands

Gift boutique Shady Lane is slated to move from University Avenue to Sharon Heights Shopping Center next month; Anatolian...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 17, 2015 at 4:47 pm | 33 comments | 6966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Beyond the anguish

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 4, 2015 at 12:37 am | 61 comments | 6965 Views
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