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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Curbside pickup for food scraps approved

Palo Alto wasted no time Monday in approving a new trash-hauling program aimed at diverting local food scraps from landfills. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 29, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 45 comments | 5776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board, critics discuss testy exchange

A testy exchange involving a child at a school board meeting emerged as a flash point as the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peggy Duncan, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 74 comments | 5775 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 | 5773 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Street Sweeping - What's the Point?

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Original post made by Palo Alto Bill on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Greg K, on Jan 6, 2009 at 10:29 am | 20 comments | 5772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High utility bills give Palo Altans a shock

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Original post made on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by NoPA Gobbledygook, on Jan 30, 2008 at 9:33 am | 80 comments | 5772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cory Wolbach jumps into Palo Alto's council race

Seeking to bring a fresh voice to Palo Alto's simmering debate over growth and development, Sen. Jerry Hill's staff member...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:25 am | 37 comments | 5772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Oregon Expressway traffic-signal upgrades to begin

Long-awaited traffic-signal improvements along Oregon Expressway could soon begin, replacing half-century-old signals along...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Donald, on Jul 25, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 19 comments | 5770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Climate change and planning for our kids' futures

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Original post made by PA Concerned Mom on Feb. 5, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 18, 2007 at 10:15 pm | 77 comments | 5769 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars ransack Menlo Park neighborhood

Describing the crime spree as "unprecedented," Menlo Park police met with Willows residents on Wednesday to discuss a recent...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 27, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 9 comments | 5764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gifts to PA Won't Buy Influence - What about gifts to PAUSD?

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Original post made by District Observer on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by Pauline, on Nov 24, 2006 at 10:40 am | 11 comments | 5763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner storms ahead in school board race

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Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 9, 2007 at 5:44 pm | 85 comments | 5761 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal begins five-game stretch vs. top teams

==B Stanford football== Starting this week, Stanford embarks upon a series of football games that likely will make or...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 4, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 5761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another 'Fiber to the Premise' resurrection for Palo Alto?

The long-discussed dream of getting true high-speed fiber-optic service for Palo Alto is looking like a real possibility....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 6, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 32 comments | 5758 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Human trafficking commission to crack down on 'modern-day slavery'

Determined to push human sex and labor trafficking out of Santa Clara County and to prosecute its perpetrators, Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Someone told me....., on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 14 comments | 5756 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposition 89: hope for democracy

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Original post made by Nancy Neff on Oct. 23, 2006
Last comment by Nancy Neff, on Oct 26, 2006 at 10:51 am | 5 comments | 5756 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by better PA, 53 minutes ago | 67 comments | 5755 Views

RESTAURANTS

Enough with word-of-mouth specials

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Original post made by Ray on Sep. 15, 2006
Last comment by Carol, on Sep 15, 2006 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 5752 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Faith groups take up immigration, health issues

Yvette Jimenez-Mota, 17, an American citizen and the daughter of undocumented immigrant parents, says she understands that...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:00 am | 31 comments | 5752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens, philosophers deconstruct 'college rat race'

Is there a deeper meaning to the college rat race? Students from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools pondered that question in...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by John Perry, on Jun 1, 2011 at 3:50 pm | 16 comments | 5748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD metrics -- focused on just 10-15% of our young kids

Please note that this is focused on elementary and middle school only. PAUSD is reviewing progress on some of its strategic...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by Torquemada, on Sep 24, 2013 at 12:30 pm | 15 comments | 5746 Views
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