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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Businesses to drive city's new traffic-fighting nonprofit

As Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles, impose downtown parking restrictions and offer other incentives for commuters...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Enough already, on Oct 31, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 21 comments | 6228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hearing officer hired for Buena Vista's proposed closure

With the future of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park up in the air, Palo Alto has selected a hearing officer to evaluate a recent...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jane, on May 22, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 21 comments | 6228 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 | 6227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to consider renaming facilities

In response to student concerns over campus buildings and streets named after Junipero Serra, the 18th century California...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Mar 13, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 53 comments | 6227 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA Teacher "Party House"

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Original post made by Amy on Oct. 30, 2006
Last comment by AnotherPalyParent, on Nov 12, 2006 at 2:00 am | 15 comments | 6225 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ranks third on list of 'top-earning towns'

Palo Alto trails behind Bethesda, Md., and Greenwich, Conn., in CNN Money Magazine's 2010 list of "top-earning towns." Median...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Gene786, on Jul 28, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 6222 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 | 6222 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 | 6221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund: Library Foundation pushes to furnish city's libraries

Palo Alto's politicos, civic leaders and bookworms rejoiced in November 2008 when voters resoundingly passed Measure N, a...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by MadamPresident, on Dec 7, 2012 at 12:45 pm | 12 comments | 6220 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 | 6220 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 | 6219 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 | 6218 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 | 6218 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 | 6217 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 | 6216 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 | 6214 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Advice to Palo Altans: Be kind to each other

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Original post made by Blythe Nilsson on Apr. 2, 2007
Last comment by Roy, on Apr 24, 2007 at 7:11 am | 57 comments | 6213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting the most out of high school

After scattering around the globe for the summer, Palo Alto's approximately 4,000 high school students return to school...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Historian, on Aug 19, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 7 comments | 6213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unified fundraising in PAUSD

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Original post made by Peggy Esber & Preeva Tramiel on Jun. 23, 2006
Last comment by The Arima Family, on Jul 15, 2006 at 8:13 am | 3 comments | 6212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What to know about 'mow and blow'

When it comes to the value of using a leaf blower, opinions blow in all directions. Gardeners, landscapers and maintenance...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 25, 2015 at 9:08 pm | 8 comments | 6211 Views
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