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PALO ALTO ISSUES

When will the bike underpass in south Palo Alto re-open? never?

The bike underpass just north of San Antonio road has been closed for nearly a year. Why? The road above (HWY 101) is not...

Original post made by Willem on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by well actually, on Aug 13, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 6 comments | 6180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto slab-foundation homes at risk for gas leaks

Homes with gas lines beneath slab foundations -- commonly built in Palo Alto in the mid 1900s -- are at risk of gas leaks...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 24, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 24 comments | 6179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dear Santa ...

Palo Alto firefighters have figured out where Santa lives and are planning to contact him directly this year to help Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Nov 24, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 6179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Backyard chickens in Palo Alto?

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Original post made by PA Family on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Apr 12, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 17 comments | 6178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bargain Box outlasted other Palo Alto thrift stores

When Bargain Box closes on June 25, Goodwill Industries will be the last nonprofit thrift store in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Melinda Rosenaur, on Dec 2, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 6178 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What energizes great teachers? Palo Alto teacher goes on road trip to find out

Palo Alto High School English teacher David Cohen is taking the year off to travel to school districts up and down California,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by David Cohen, on Oct 3, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 17 comments | 6178 Views

AROUND TOWN

The other big project in downtown Menlo Park

While attention has been focused on what Stanford University plans to build in Menlo Park, another developer has quietly...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Housing Advocate, on Nov 8, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 10 comments | 6177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call for railroad 'quiet zone' gets louder in Palo Alto

A grassroots call to establish a "quiet zone" for a segment of Palo Alto's rail corridor picked up some volume Monday night...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 10, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 68 comments | 6176 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Don't sacrifice neighborhood bus system in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Arthur Keller on May. 23, 2007
Last comment by Richard, on May 30, 2007 at 11:26 am | 7 comments | 6172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School graduates 2009

Gunn High School graduates Class of 2009: Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12702...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Parent of a Gunn student, on Jun 12, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 4 comments | 6169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Drivers and Their Restrictions.

As the parent of a newly licensed driver, I am very interested to know what other parents are allowing their young drivers...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 33 comments | 6167 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Aging in America, through immigrant eyes

Americans can learn from more "traditional societies" around the world when it comes to the treatment of older people, says...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Swansea, on Aug 11, 2015 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 6166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly contract unchanged for 2013-14

Palo Alto school district Superintendent Kevin Skelly received a satisfactory performance review for 2012-13, but his contract...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Have to put up with Skelly till 2016?, on Jul 22, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 22 comments | 6166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma Plaza redux

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Original post made by Not so fast on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by Not so fast, on May 15, 2007 at 10:28 am | 80 comments | 6165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone tried Young Builders in Midtown?

A new storefront has opened in Midtown near Subway called Young Builders. It appears to offer classes for kids to make wooden...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 8, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 6 comments | 6164 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 | 6163 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents near creek may be asked to tax themselves

With federal funding up in the air, Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park officials may look to residents who live near...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 16, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 33 comments | 6160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City celebrates revamped California Avenue

The brand new fountain sculpture wasn't the only thing making a splash Thursday on California Avenue, where a crowd of merchants,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by musical, on May 27, 2015 at 9:50 pm | 55 comments | 6158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail may launch first in Silicon Valley

California's high-speed rail system would make its debut in the Bay Area, with bullet trains whisking passengers between...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jessica , on Apr 30, 2016 at 11:15 pm | 37 comments | 6158 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thief caught on camera stealing wine from Whole Foods

A shoplifter has stolen thousands of dollars in wine from Whole Foods Market in Palo Alto by absconding with the vino in...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Magda, on Jul 23, 2015 at 1:06 pm | 15 comments | 6158 Views
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