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AROUND TOWN

Pension costs top list of Palo Alto budget woes

After enduring a year of layoffs, slumping revenues and benefit reductions for city employees, Palo Alto officials are bracing...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Jan 6, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 70 comments | 5704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Strong winds, rain cause storm drains to clog

The second of three storms cleared the Palo Alto area Friday afternoon but not before significantly flooding several Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Dec 4, 2012 at 12:23 am | 32 comments | 5703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan for 'gateway' building in downtown Palo Alto moves ahead

Palo Alto's latest downtown project seeks to accomplish two things: blend seamlessly into the bustling, tech-savvy environment...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:25 am | 42 comments | 5703 Views

MOVIES

SiCKO: Coming June 29 to a theatre near you!

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Original post made by Anne on May. 28, 2007
Last comment by John, on May 30, 2007 at 10:11 pm | 41 comments | 5703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone recently bought a gas grill?

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Original post made by Andrew Thompson on Jun. 14, 2006
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 17, 2006 at 1:26 pm | 3 comments | 5702 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Friends" of PA Jr. Museum

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Original post made by Harriet Wilson on Jul. 5, 2006
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Jul 6, 2006 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 5702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mobile-home park residents host holiday Posada

In long robes and accompanied by an angel, modern-day versions of Mary and Joseph, parents of the yet-unborn Jesus, beseeched...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Greenacres, on Dec 19, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 15 comments | 5702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

43 Palo Alto teachers receive tenure

Forty-three teachers representing most of Palo Alto's public school campuses will gather today for a yearly event known as...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 31, 2012 at 7:41 am | 29 comments | 5701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidate denounces labor backing

As Palo Alto continues its heated negotiations with the Service Employees International Union, one City Council candidate...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 11, 2009 at 11:29 am | 79 comments | 5700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Difficult conversation: when to give up the car keys

Louise Freedman recently carried her driver's license into the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and laid it on the counter. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Disabled But Not Dead, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 10 comments | 5700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mary s Frances Callan's parting shot

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Original post made by Another Disappointed Community Member on Jan. 5, 2007
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Jan 6, 2007 at 6:50 pm | 9 comments | 5700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

19 acres by water quality plant, cleared by goats

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Original post made by Natalie Fisher on Jun. 1, 2006
Last comment by Natalie Fisher, on Jun 3, 2006 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 5699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dauber elected to Palo Alto school board; second seat too close to call

With all precincts reporting, Ken Dauber has been elected to the Palo Alto school board, but the second seat remains too...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Nancy Grace, on Nov 6, 2014 at 11:46 pm | 14 comments | 5697 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A class where the light bulb goes on

What do you do with shop class in a community where all the children are above average? For local advocates of "vocational...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Mar 9, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 6 comments | 5697 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enrollment shortfall, poor planning, sparked Sofia crisis, new president says

Enrollment shortfalls combined with a lack of planning led to the current financial crisis at Sofia University, the school's...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Clusterf---, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 5695 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No parole for Chowchilla school-bus kidnapper

A state Board of Parole Hearings panel Monday night once again denied parole for one of three men -- all from wealthy families...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by David, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 28 comments | 5695 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Painter/Stenciler Recommendation?

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Original post made by Midtowner on Jul. 7, 2006
Last comment by Carol Blitzer, on Jul 17, 2006 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 5694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stores

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Original post made by Joe Wash on Jan. 2, 2007
Last comment by better times, on Jan 8, 2007 at 2:14 pm | 13 comments | 5692 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey: We love our neighborhoods but are miffed by development

Palo Altans generally feel rosy about their hometown, but attitudes tend to sour when the conversation shifts to housing,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Jan 30, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 35 comments | 5691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County Board of Education: new running candidate:Ellen Santiago

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Original post made by county board watcher on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:40 am | 77 comments | 5689 Views
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