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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto welcomes new urban forester Walter Passmore

Nine weeks into his new position as Palo Alto's first city urban forester, Walter Passmore eschewed a stuffy City Hall office...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2012
Last comment by artbuilder, on Sep 30, 2016 at 11:20 am | 41 comments | 11404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto expands its control over Baylands

Palo Alto's effort to expand and restore the sprawling marshlands on the city's eastern fringes will hit a milestone next...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Oldster, on Jun 6, 2017 at 10:42 am | 25 comments | 11401 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Strong vs weak American presidents

Ronald Reagan stood strong in favor of liberating the socialist slaves behind the Iron Curtain. He backed up his rhetoric...

Original post made by Michael on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Warren, on Sep 10, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 165 comments | 11401 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree disparity grows between north and south Palo Alto

Grass may always be greener on the other side, but when it comes to street trees it's the north side of Palo Alto that actually...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by M.Bieder, on Jul 8, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 51 comments | 11394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hotels nearly empty as coronavirus 'recession' hits Palo Alto

Like other Bay Area cities, Palo Alto has seen its hotel industry screech to a halt, a development that is particularly ominous...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Mar 25, 2020 at 11:22 am | 20 comments | 11393 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue redesign stalled by lawsuits

Palo Alto's ambitious quest to turn California Avenue into the next University Avenue or Mountain View's Castro Street is...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Evan Thomas, on May 2, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 94 comments | 11393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for interim housing facility near the Baylands moves ahead

Inspired by the example of Mountain View, Palo Alto on Monday enthusiastically advanced a proposal to build an interim housing...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by ccb in midtown, on Oct 19, 2021 at 9:25 am | 5 comments | 11392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do your kids pay for downloaded music?

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Original post made by Conflicted Parent on Jun. 28, 2006
Last comment by test, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:30 am | 22 comments | 11391 Views

SPORTS

Stanford track signs class of record-breaking athletes

The week-long early signing period began with a bang for Stanford track and field, with the decision and addition of defending...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Hash House Harrier, on Nov 24, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 11390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

French teacher fights cancellation of AP exam

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Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Sad former student, on May 26, 2008 at 2:10 am | 22 comments | 11388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bol Park donkeys defended with BB rifle

The owner of the donkey pasture where Palo Alto's two beloved donkeys reside defended the animals on Monday night by shooing...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by JaneP, on Aug 21, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 78 comments | 11388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical community rallies around injured Egyptian woman

When Gehane Guirguis set out for a short vacation on a bus from Cairo, Egypt, to the Red Sea in July 2012, she could not...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Carima, on Mar 29, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 6 comments | 11384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford students, faculty, alumni call for new sexual-assault survey

A growing chorus of students, faculty and now alumni are calling on Stanford University to issue a new climate survey to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Wassup, Doc?, on May 9, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 10 comments | 11384 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Uhhhh, on Mar 19, 2015 at 6:17 pm | 82 comments | 11383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil-rights officials present harassment guidelines

More than 100 people showed up Thursday night to a parent-education event in which representatives from the U.S. Department...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on Mar 31, 2015 at 1:20 am | 37 comments | 11382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finding their voices: Six seniors on their high school passions, dreams

We interviewed six graduating seniors from Palo Alto and East Palo Alto, whose varied accomplishments are well worth celebrating,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by BillyBirch, on Aug 24, 2020 at 10:25 am | 6 comments | 11382 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing his own

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Original post made on Jul. 15, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jul 16, 2007 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 11381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'We're doing crisis learning': Superintendent addresses hot-button closure issues during live webinar

On Monday, Superintendent Don Austin addressed the realities facing a district that has moved instruction for 12,000 students...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by Silver lining, on Apr 28, 2020 at 9:57 am | 52 comments | 11381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resident group petitions city for housing

A coaltion of Palo Alto residents, including eight former mayors, is petitioning the City Council to fix the city's affordable-housing...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mike-Crescent Park, on Mar 18, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 110 comments | 11381 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Approve open space Measure AA

It is not an overstatement to say that the creation of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in 1972 is the single...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by THE REAL PLAN, on May 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 47 comments | 11380 Views
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