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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council reforms eyed for Palo Alto ballot

Palo Alto's already crowded November ballot could soon see more expansion as the City Council considers asking voters to...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on May 16, 2014 at 7:01 am | 41 comments | 6356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss student wellness, vote on parcel tax

The school board will Tuesday night hold a public hearing on an increased parcel tax and, in light of a student's death this...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 28, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 29 comments | 6355 Views

AROUND TOWN

$1 million Palo Alto Prize seeks to 'cure' aging

A newly established Silicon Valley-based prize to "hack the code of life and cure aging" was launched yesterday, Sept. 9. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Mary Carlsteasd, on Sep 22, 2014 at 8:24 am | 8 comments | 6355 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report: Police tampered with Taser recordings

An audio-video forensics expert has called into question the integrity of Palo Alto police conduct following a March 15 incident...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by watchdog, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:32 am | 32 comments | 6354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Herriot files appeal in Channing House case

Sally Herriot, the 90-year-old Channing House resident who fought being moved against her will from her independent-living...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 21, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 38 comments | 6354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mod costumes help move Oscar Wilde play into swinging '60s

TheatreWorks artistic director Robert Kelley huddles with designers in the costume shop, peering at purple swatches of wool...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by Oscar fan, on Mar 30, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 6354 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dumpy Bar on California Avenue - Clean Up Your Act

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Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Aug. 22, 2006
Last comment by Passerby, on Jun 13, 2007 at 11:51 am | 13 comments | 6352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Declining state of Town & Country Village

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Original post made by Andrew on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by cressie, on Oct 17, 2008 at 4:28 am | 3 comments | 6351 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Retirement life in Palo Alto's fast lane

by Gloria Pyszka Read the full guest opinion here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/07/17/guest-opinion-retirement-life-in-palo-altos-fast-lane...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by gloria Pyszka, on Jul 21, 2015 at 2:04 pm | 25 comments | 6351 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three arrested in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto after May 8 shooting

Police have arrested three men on drug and weapons charges in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto after police searched two homes...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Mclovin903, on Jul 31, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 14 comments | 6351 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How the community can save our schools

With its record-breaking number of merit scholars and outstanding SAT test scores, the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by tunnel vision, on Apr 7, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 28 comments | 6349 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford, Toyota launch artificial-intelligence research center

Toyota Motor Corporation announced Friday that it will be investing approximately $50 million over the next five years to...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 6, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 6348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents find themselves victims of tax scam

When Ken and Michele Dauber tried to file their tax return in April, the Palo Alto couple learned that someone else had beaten...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on May 20, 2015 at 10:18 am | 26 comments | 6347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest alleged bike, electronics thief

Palo Alto police stopped a man on a bicycle for a traffic violation last week, only to discover that he had two outstanding...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 8 comments | 6347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Projected increase of 500-600 students for Palo Alto high schools

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Original post made by Gunn senior on Apr. 26, 2007
Last comment by Grandchild, on May 26, 2007 at 3:15 pm | 29 comments | 6345 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Office surge expected to continue in downtown Palo Alto

It's no secret that downtown Palo Alto is going through an office boom, a trend that has achieved a particular poignancy...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Resident , on Dec 14, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 43 comments | 6345 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tunneling dropped as Midpeninsula rail option

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Palo Alto/Midpeninsula portion of the state's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 122 comments | 6345 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City floats parking-permit plans to residents

About 40 people showed up to a meeting Tuesday night hosted by the City of Palo Alto that was held to draw feedback on a...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 38 comments | 6344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How child care centers are run

Stanford's child care centers are a mix of for-profit and nonprofit, Stanford-affiliated and not. Bing Nursery School, which...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Questions, on Mar 6, 2017 at 5:45 pm | 10 comments | 6344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bag era comes to an end in Palo Alto

For Palo Alto shoppers, the question "Paper or plastic?" officially becomes an anachronism Monday, as the city's new ban...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:29 am | 32 comments | 6344 Views
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