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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 11, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 90 comments | 6301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls new fees for emergency medical services

Palo Alto may soon create fees for emergency services that involve medical treatment but do not include a trip to the emergency...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Senior citizen, on May 12, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 24 comments | 6300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City concern over retail is all talk, no action

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Original post made by Marc Fleischmann on Jun. 30, 2006
Last comment by Billy D., on Aug 10, 2006 at 9:24 pm | 2 comments | 6299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Churches in (near) Palo Alto - programs for kids/teens

My wife and I went to church as a teenager but aren't really active any longer. Now that we have a teenager and a younger...

Original post made by anon-this-time. on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on May 19, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 38 comments | 6298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge rebuild planned for Stanford Med Center

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Original post made by Hulkamania on Nov. 20, 2006
Last comment by Pro Stanford, on Nov 29, 2006 at 6:15 am | 23 comments | 6298 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 | 6297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mother-son film team takes on auto exhaust

A Palo Alto filmmaker launched a $21,000 fund-raising drive this week for a children's video analogizing auto exhaust to...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Jun 23, 2014 at 6:15 am | 34 comments | 6296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Court halts cell tower at Little League park

Having failed to sway Palo Alto's boards, commissions and City Council members, opponents of a proposed cell tower at the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by connie kettendorf, on Jun 17, 2015 at 4:48 pm | 49 comments | 6296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Grow, or die

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Original post made by Anna on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by pat, on Mar 6, 2007 at 4:50 pm | 44 comments | 6295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stark differences in high school counseling services, again

A yearslong discussion over the comparable quality of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools' distinct counseling models returned...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by just saying, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 81 comments | 6295 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 | 6294 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 | 6293 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents make final plea to save their homes

In a last-ditch push to preserve their homes, hundreds of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents packed into City Hall on...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by resident3, on Apr 15, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 37 comments | 6292 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

"due to a technical problem on our end" phone calls??

Is anyone else being spammed by computerized phone calls? When I pick up the phone, some auto-voice says "due to a technical...

Original post made by sarah on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Phred, on Mar 5, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 10 comments | 6291 Views

MOVIES

Oscars 2008 -- Share your thoughts

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Feb 28, 2008 at 10:38 pm | 16 comments | 6290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County supervisors vote to support Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

In a strong show of support for residents of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 31, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 31 comments | 6288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area has most 'mega commuters' in nation

Bay Area residents are more than four times more likely to be "mega commuters," according to a new report by the U.S. Census...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Mar 9, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 29 comments | 6287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growth debate tests city's height limits

With development anxieties running high in Palo Alto, the city's planning commissioners on Wednesday pondered three different...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 26, 2014 at 9:23 am | 47 comments | 6287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community notebook: End of era as Stanford Medical Center Auxiliary dissolves

Stanford University Medical Center Auxiliary members gathered for the last time on Feb. 28 after voting to dissolve the nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by John, on Jul 10, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 14 comments | 6286 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amid uncertainty, golf course revamp delayed by a year

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to renovate the city-owned golf course in the Baylands will be delayed at least until next spring...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 10, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 29 comments | 6285 Views
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