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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why does MV have a $32 M surplus and we have a $3M deficit?

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Original post made by Palo alto mom on Mar. 10, 2007
Last comment by JFP, on Mar 28, 2007 at 8:44 am | 51 comments | 6612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls response to illegal demolition at Edgewood Plaza

Palo Alto officials are considering imposing new conditions, including an environmental study and additional "public benefits,"...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by J, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 69 comments | 6608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents challenge membership of new citizen panel

A citizens committee that is helping to revise Palo Alto's land-use vision already has 20 members, including former planning...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Aug 16, 2015 at 1:33 am | 103 comments | 6608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposal to ban two-story houses splits neighbors

What began as an effort to promote harmony and protect the privacy of Royal Manor residents has devolved into a full-fledged...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by MD, on May 9, 2016 at 11:41 am | 72 comments | 6605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buena Vista appraiser blasts council's direction, threatens to resign

An appraiser tasked by Palo Alto officials with recalculating how much assistance residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by to bill, on May 13, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 33 comments | 6605 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wasted opportunity at the Park Theatre

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Original post made by Patrick Holden on Jun. 6, 2006
Last comment by winter dellenbach, on Jul 18, 2006 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 6603 Views

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 | 6602 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Parishioners get back beloved church that pastor tried to sell

After being shut out of their church and told to leave the grounds by their pastor last June, the 20 or so members of Zion...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, on Jun 16, 2015 at 12:04 am | 6 comments | 6602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened to civility?

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Original post made by Mandy Lowell & Carolyn Tucher on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Anna, on Feb 18, 2007 at 1:03 pm | 34 comments | 6599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vehicle-dwelling ban in Palo Alto moves forward

Palo Alto's Policy and Services Committee voted on Tuesday night to move forward an ordinance that would ban vehicle dwelling...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 15, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 122 comments | 6599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

An experiment in aging gracefully, in place

It's one thing to say you intend to age gracefully in your own home and avoid institutionalized care -- and something else...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Voice in the Wilderness, on Jan 26, 2016 at 7:22 pm | 6 comments | 6597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion attacks man in Foothills Park

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Original post made on Jul. 13, 2008
Last comment by Bob Clark, on Jul 3, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 79 comments | 6596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Late to launch

They are called "generation Y," "the global generation," "the millennials," "the net generation" — even "the dumbest...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by Bonnie Goodman, on Dec 15, 2008 at 5:30 pm | 7 comments | 6594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill Road development moves forward

The latest major development proposed for the bustling, congested and rapidly transforming area around Page Mill Road and...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 17, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 46 comments | 6592 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents adapt to new food-scrap collection program

Kitchen pails for food scraps made their way to Palo Alto residents in June, and the service collection began July 1. As...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ant Man, on Aug 31, 2015 at 7:07 am | 37 comments | 6591 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council gives wide berth for possible plant

Fifty-one acres of now-defunct Palo Alto landfill will not become parkland in the coming year, the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Jan 26, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 31 comments | 6590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn to move to later morning start time

Gunn High School students will have the chance for a half hour of extra sleep next year when the school moves its morning...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by sea seelam Reddy, on Feb 2, 2015 at 3:08 pm | 48 comments | 6590 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family faces burglary charges after Dec. 27 arrest

A father, mother and daughter from Albania are facing burglary charges in Palo Alto after allegedly attempting to steal men's...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by arban, on Jan 9, 2013 at 8:53 pm | 49 comments | 6590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gregory Elarms, accused killer of David Lewis, dies

The man accused of killing East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis died Friday, April 11, at Stanford Hospital, the Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 6588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mysterious meat sales concern Palo Alto residents

Barron Park neighborhood residents have been puzzling over mysterious meat salesmen in blue trucks who have been knocking...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Bernadette Hsing, on May 15, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 37 comments | 6588 Views
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