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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Charter School at All Costs?

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Original post made by Resident of PAUSD on Mar. 5, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 14 comments | 6469 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposed Colloquium on Driving

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Original post made by Jeff Bedolla on Aug. 4, 2006
Last comment by Jeff Bedolla, on Aug 8, 2006 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 6467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bald eagle plants herself in Palo Alto

The Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo has been known as many things over the decades, but it's safe to say that a retirement...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jane Chaikin, on Jan 12, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 13 comments | 6467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City to host meeting on new bike boulevard

A new, bicycle-friendly route from Park Boulevard to Laguna Avenue in Palo Alto will be the topic of discussion at a community...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Sep 9, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 6466 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pair arrested for early morning robbery

A downtown Palo Alto robbery in which a man was allegedly hit multiple times resulted in the arrest of two men Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Nov 24, 2015 at 4:22 pm | 18 comments | 6463 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 | 6462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trees dying in greater numbers

As the drought drags through its fourth year, Palo Alto's parched trees are dying in greater numbers, prompting city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:10 am | 42 comments | 6461 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 | 6461 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 | 6459 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man who tried to run over officers nabbed after late-night manhunt

A man who police said almost drove a stolen truck into a police officer in a downtown Palo Alto parking lot was captured...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Juan, on Dec 29, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 19 comments | 6459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South African brothers create app to help fight Ebola

Although the Ebola crisis has been snuffed out of the news cycle in the U.S. these days, the epidemic continues to ravage...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by mathewmurdock, on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:53 am | 3 comments | 6458 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 | 6457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Taser Task Force and the Death of Innocence

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Original post made by David Taylor on Mar. 23, 2007
Last comment by David Taylor, on Apr 8, 2007 at 2:28 am | 16 comments | 6457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With no rain in sight, Adobe Creek undercrossing to stay open

As California's drought persists, Palo Alto is preparing to leave open an undercrossing at Adobe Creek that normally gets...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow knows....., on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:14 am | 17 comments | 6457 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford responds to sexual-assault criticisms

Close to two months after the release of a Stanford University climate survey with controversial results on campus sexual...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Stanford '78, on Nov 19, 2015 at 11:15 pm | 6 comments | 6454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board balks at approving controversial Sherman Avenue development

With protests from residents mounting, the city's Architectural Review Board on Thursday deferred its expected approval of...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by James, on Jul 20, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 11 comments | 6452 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 | 6451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Positively Green: The importance of good ventilation

In previous columns, I have mentioned the term "building science," an approach to building or remodeling a home that takes...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judging the judges: Recalls may become easier, but is that better for California?

Amid a constellation of factors, some legal experts believe we could be plunging into a new era in which judges increasingly...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Aug 30, 2016 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 6448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to regulate Airbnb rentals

With hotel-tax revenues on a happy upswing, Palo Alto officials are preparing to take aim at one source of competition for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 15, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 46 comments | 6447 Views
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