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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Census: Huge spike in Palo Alto's Asian population

Palo Alto's population spiked by almost 10 percent over the past decade, fueled in large part by a growing Asian community,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Aug 22, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 95 comments | 14356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New rules on accessory-housing spark debate

Palo Alto's plan to encourage more accessory-dwelling units will meet its first test tonight, when the City Council's ordinance...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 18, 2017 at 11:54 am | 95 comments | 3767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-achievement data indicates room for improvement

Palo Alto Unified's Academic Performance Index (API) score, gathered by the California Department of Education, indicates...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Sep 30, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 95 comments | 5629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With a sense of urgency, board approves mental health funding

Facing what multiple board members and the superintendent called a public health crisis at Palo Alto's two high schools,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by My Thoughts, on Apr 2, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 95 comments | 10226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax ballots mailed

The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters mailed ballots this week to the 42,084 registered voters in Palo Alto who are...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by ALPHONSO, on Apr 10, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 95 comments | 5742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Marchers call for police chief's resignation

Palo Alto Mayor Larry Klein addresses the crowd gathered at Palo Alto's City Hall Sunday to denounce alleged racial profiling...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by reallydisgustednow, on Nov 10, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 95 comments | 4581 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A whole new image for San Antonio corridor

The massive facelift of Mountain View's San Antonio corridor has already begun -- with the first phase of the San Antonio...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 31, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 95 comments | 32734 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two PA men arrested after Terman burglary

Two 21-year-old Palo Alto men believed resposible for several burglaries in recent weeks have been arrested following a burglary...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Nov 15, 2008 at 10:06 am | 94 comments | 4477 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn counseling committee offers 'compass'

Brightening up the Gunn High School campus with paint and using the online tool Schoology were among the long-awaited suggestions...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 12, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 94 comments | 4605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New plans surface for 27 University Ave.

A year after Palo Alto pulled the plug on a proposed office complex near the downtown train station and committed to more...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Oldster, on Feb 1, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 94 comments | 10986 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County may use eminent domain to save Buena Vista

In a fresh attempt to prevent the closure of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park, city and county officials have teamed up...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 19, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 94 comments | 11792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto will wait on 13th elementary decision

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Original post made on Jun. 21, 2007
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 30, 2007 at 8:31 pm | 94 comments | 7372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Palo Alto school chief: Arriving with 'fresh eyes and ears'

Palo Alto's new school-district superintendent says he's coming to town "with fresh eyes and ears" and the goal of creating...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Transparency needed, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:16 am | 94 comments | 10120 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Documentary: The Great Global Warming Swindle

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Original post made by Snowman on Mar. 13, 2007
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 11, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 94 comments | 46612 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cheney on Colin Powell: "I didn't know he was still a Republican"

Former Vice President Dick Cheney took an extraordinary public swipe at Colin Powell Sunday, questioning in a TV interview...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on May 14, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 94 comments | 3241 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's new Web site aims for elegance, utility

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Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by resident, on Dec 24, 2007 at 9:21 am | 94 comments | 14708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Researchers claim to have body of 'Bigfoot'

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by Bharhal, on Sep 1, 2008 at 8:24 pm | 94 comments | 12236 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 | 8969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing Authority votes to acquire Buena Vista

Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents received a hopeful pre-holiday present from the county Housing Authority on Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Oldster, on Jan 1, 2017 at 7:02 pm | 94 comments | 9549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Climate report aims at 5 percent emission cut

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Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Greg, on Dec 10, 2007 at 3:53 pm | 93 comments | 6451 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE