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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves increased parcel tax

The Palo Alto school board unanimously passed just after midnight on Tuesday night a $758, six-year parcel tax that will...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 83 comments | 5531 Views

BOOKS

Changing the way we die

What do you want to do with the rest of your life? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/01/31/changing-the-way-we-die...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 5531 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto city manager retains hiring power

The authority to appoint East Palo Alto's new police chief will remain with the city manager, the City Council agreed on...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 17, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 5529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teleminder automatic-call system Fails -- OUTSOURCE

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Original post made by Compromise on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Compromise, on Apr 16, 2007 at 9:30 am | 15 comments | 5529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heavenly Palo Alto

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Original post made by This City is Godly on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Henry, on Aug 15, 2007 at 9:51 am | 58 comments | 5525 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why is there a Taser debate?

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Original post made by Silver Bullet on Mar. 29, 2007
Last comment by Ed, on May 24, 2007 at 5:02 pm | 31 comments | 5523 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is one airplane crash enough or do we need to wait for another one?

The tragic airplane crash in East Palo Alto has generated a lot of discussion on the Town Square Forum spread over a number...

Original post made by petercarp on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 4, 2010 at 6:59 am | 102 comments | 5520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four game changers of 2014

Jessica Sullivan, Andrew Swanson, Elaine Uang, and Roger Smith worked behind the scenes to bring big changes to Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Deceptive sweettalk, on Dec 27, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 11 comments | 5519 Views

AROUND TOWN

From R.I.P. to 'Live in Peace'

With its burgundy walls, Persian rugs, faux-leather seating and black cocktail tables, the basement of the single-story dwelling...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by revdreileen, on Sep 22, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 7 comments | 5519 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Grow, or die

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Original post made by Anna on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by pat, on Mar 6, 2007 at 4:50 pm | 44 comments | 5518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board releases superintendent contract

The Palo Alto school board released a contract for incoming superintendent Glenn "Max" McGee Friday afternoon, with his first...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by calling the kettle black, on Jun 4, 2014 at 8:54 am | 55 comments | 5518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water board supports removing Searsville Dam

The SF Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has told Stanford University it supports removing Searsville Dam as the university...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 17, 2015 at 10:56 am | 82 comments | 5517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A gathering place, again: Formerly derelict Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center finds new life

Bucking the trend of many other mom-and-pop businesses owners who've left town due to rising rents, Steve Stivala, owner...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 7, 2015 at 11:30 pm | 26 comments | 5515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The path forward for Palo Alto school board

Faced with its biggest governance crisis since former school superintendent Mary Frances Callan was fired in 2006, Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 10, 2013 at 12:13 am | 75 comments | 5514 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A tandem gasoline tank truck was seen going West on Charleston Rd a couple of weeks ago.

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Original post made by Anonymous on May. 3, 2007
Last comment by A driver, on May 8, 2007 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 5513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paying For Potholes

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Original post made by Carol Gilbert on May. 31, 2006
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 5512 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Edgewood Plaza wins final approval

Edgewood Plaza, the only shopping area created by Palo Alto homebuilder Joseph Eichler, will soon welcome a new grocery store...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 29, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 34 comments | 5512 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market burglarized

Palo Alto police arrested two men on Feb. 20 for their alleged involvement in a late-night burglary of The Fresh Market on...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by cincy, on Feb 28, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 21 comments | 5511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eichler community divided over two-story houses

When a group of Fairmeadow residents launched an effort two years ago to ban new two-story buildings in their Eichler neighborhood,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 6, 2010 at 8:07 am | 192 comments | 5509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA council opposes 'preemptive action' in Iran

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Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by joan, on Dec 15, 2007 at 2:39 pm | 71 comments | 5507 Views
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