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PALO ALTO ISSUES

32 million surplus in P.A. Utilities

This Monday the City Council had as a topic what they should do with the 32 million surplus that the Utilities realized they...

Original post made by city coucnil got it wrong! on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by city council got it wrong!, on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:33 am | 10 comments | 2679 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Manager Keene Increases Staffing to CM Office

Transparency and accountability? Keene adds more management to his office while he and Council preach structural change to...

Original post made by city worker on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Aug 23, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 3512 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bonuses Still "On"- No Structural Change for Palo Alto

8/20 memo from Keene to Managers & Professional Employees is below. - Managers & Professional Employees can still get...

Original post made by city worker on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cal, on Aug 25, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 3382 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$2,500 per year allowance for aspirin

How about some REAL STRUCTURAL CHANGE!!!! In addition to healthcare plan, Managers and Professional Personnel and Council...

Original post made by city worker on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 22, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 1923 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CIty Municipal Code Unavailable online

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Original post made by Civic Duty on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 5, 2008 at 7:37 am | 3 comments | 3508 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why do Palo Altans disagree so harshly?

I am beginning to feel very embarrassed by the way many of my fellow Palo Altans who disagree with other Palo Altans react....

Original post made by Civil Minded Palo Altan on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by stephen levy, on Aug 8, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 74 comments | 4846 Views

AROUND TOWN

'For Sale' signs popping up

I realize this is the time of year when people put their homes up for sale, but why are there so many "for sale" signs this...

Original post made by CJ on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 24, 2010 at 10:39 am | 20 comments | 2937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The conversion of retail space to offices.

Has anyone besides me noticed that retail spaces in downtown Palo Alto are not-so-gradually becoming office spaces? In...

Original post made by CJ Vetter on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by who and where?, on Jul 16, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Connections Program at JLS

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Original post made by CKL on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by Connections...Getting There, on Jan 4, 2010 at 9:35 am | 28 comments | 9662 Views

AROUND TOWN

teakettle help

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Original post made by Claire on Sep. 9, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5439 Views

MOVIES

the reviewers are wrong

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Original post made by Claire on Jul. 23, 2006
Last comment by Danny, on Jul 24, 2006 at 4:30 pm | 2 comments | 7940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long Time Palo Alto Business Moving to Los Altos

Nature Gallery, a fixture at Town & Country for 17 years has decided it is time to expand into a larger space and leave the...

Original post made by Claire Friedman on Jan. 14, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buying Online to Avoid Tax Costs Everyone in the End

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 5 comments | 1957 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Time to Pass Sales Tax Fairness is Now

As consumers and retailers, we expect that economic competition will be based on opportunity and fairness, but in California...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Buy online, on Aug 26, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 10 comments | 2215 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Legislature Says 'Who Cares' To California Retailers

Up until a few days ago, the proposed state budget contained a provision that would require large out-of-state online retailers...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 9, 2010 at 11:34 am | 9 comments | 2014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preferential treatment in school class assignments

I've noticed that class assignments at our school tend to group the children of teachers and/or those of the top PTA parents...

Original post made by Class assignments (elementary) on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Walter Hays Mom, on Aug 25, 2015 at 10:42 pm | 77 comments | 5626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone know a good math tutor for a fourth-grader?

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Original post made by Clay L. on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by kk, on Aug 28, 2007 at 10:18 pm | 4 comments | 4846 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death on Alma, Friday afternoon

I was biking home via Alma, north of downtown, at around 3:45 PM on Friday afternoon. Traffic was backed up due to some emergency...

Original post made by CLB on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by John, on Apr 22, 2013 at 11:53 am | 10 comments | 1645 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

is "Sit-Lie" Law the Answer?

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Original post made by Clean and Fair City on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by James, on Oct 15, 2007 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 4118 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog poop left on curb

For last 3 weeks we are seeing dog poop on curb of Waverley Street between El Carmelo and Loma Verde. Any suggestions on...

Original post made by CleanNeighbor on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by Clean up after yourself, on Dec 11, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 8 comments | 468 Views
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