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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 PAmoderate, 4 hours ago | 62 comments | 5622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student journalists investigate 'rape culture' at Paly

The editor of a student magazine at Palo Alto High School said her staff has received "overwhelmingly positive" reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Consent=YesPlease!, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 78 comments | 5622 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cordell: A different solution for Buena Vista

"In recognition of the unique situation and vulnerability of mobile home owners, the State Legislature adopted the Mobilehome...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 29, 2015 at 10:01 am | 109 comments | 5617 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing proposal for Maybell Avenue site set for review

A year after Palo Alto voters struck down an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue, the city is preparing to review...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Dec 25, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 26 comments | 5616 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man steals leaf blower in Palo Alto armed robbery

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who threatened a gardener with a knife and stole her leaf blower Monday. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Frank, on Oct 25, 2012 at 7:13 pm | 13 comments | 5615 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking woes prompt permit push

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Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by gary, on Aug 6, 2007 at 2:33 pm | 57 comments | 5614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Technology In our Schools?

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Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 10, 2006
Last comment by concerned parent, on Aug 23, 2006 at 2:52 pm | 10 comments | 5612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park banning homework

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Original post made by PAUSD Parent on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by Anamika, on Sep 24, 2007 at 12:16 pm | 26 comments | 5604 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 | 5604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Major issues facing Palo Alto in the near future

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Original post made by A concerned resident on Jan. 8, 2007
Last comment by another concerned resident, on Jan 14, 2007 at 2:36 pm | 21 comments | 5602 Views

SPORTS

Undefeated East Palo Alto football team needs cash for championship

The East Palo Alto Greyhounds, a group of 21 boys, have an unblemished 33-0 record this year, but the team is facing a cash...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:42 am | 28 comments | 5602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Round Up used to kill weeds at schools & parks

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Original post made by theopaul on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by William, on Aug 21, 2007 at 4:15 pm | 30 comments | 5601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall on raw milk distributed in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto-based organization that delivers farm products, including raw milk, has been affected by a statewide recall made...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Raw milk drinker, on Mar 29, 2015 at 8:20 am | 19 comments | 5601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City taps Napa veteran as top planner

Palo Alto has chosen a new planning director, tapping the top planning official at Napa County for one of the city's most...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Juno, on Sep 13, 2013 at 10:08 am | 22 comments | 5599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford graduate wins Pulitzer for photography

Josh Haner, a staff photographer for The New York Times who graduated from Stanford University, has won the 2014 Pulitzer...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by moi, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 5599 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto budget gap explodes -- tempers, too

Tanking revenues have prompted Palo Alto city officials to increase the projected budget shortfall by $2 million, to about...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 14, 2009 at 2:02 pm | 119 comments | 5596 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 | 5595 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What Will Chop Keenan Do With His New Windfall?

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Original post made by Mike on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Apr 16, 2008 at 12:03 am | 19 comments | 5595 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP Kept Tabs on Reporter for a Year

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Original post made by J.L. on Oct. 20, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5594 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man who tried to run over officers nabbed after late-night manhunt

A man who police said almost drove a stolen truck into a police officer in a downtown Palo Alto parking lot was captured...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Juan, on Dec 29, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 19 comments | 5593 Views
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