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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marsh mosquitoes invade Palo Alto

Like the offspring in alien movies, mosquito eggs that have lain dormant in the Palo Alto Baylands mud for 10 to 15 years...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Watch Out!, on Feb 10, 2015 at 8:46 am | 69 comments | 18499 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls response to illegal demolition at Edgewood Plaza

Palo Alto officials are considering imposing new conditions, including an environmental study and additional "public benefits,"...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by J, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 69 comments | 7831 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Nine years in, a citizens committee

There is no better example of how Palo Alto gets tied up in knots trying to achieve delicate tasks that are anticipated to...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by disconnected, on Jul 22, 2015 at 11:59 am | 69 comments | 5727 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto braces for budget deficit

Despite a thriving economy and growing revenues, Palo Alto is heading into the new year with a financial cloud on the horizon:...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Dec 25, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 69 comments | 9779 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In 'State of the City,' Scharff calls for unity, civility, housing

Faced with community anxieties over growth and flagging confidence in local government, Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff used...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by @ Blackbeard, on Feb 11, 2017 at 6:08 am | 69 comments | 6750 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For College Terrace Market, a shaky start

College Terrace Market, the longed-for grocery store at 2100 El Camino Real in Palo Alto, finally opened on June 14, but...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Isn't this run by the same guy who owned "Miki's Market?", on Sep 29, 2017 at 10:38 pm | 69 comments | 9170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ross Road - Hazard

Ross Road is now a major hazard area and for safety's sake I urge anyone using it to consider the following. 1. Would...

Original post made by Ross Road on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by I've slowed down, on Dec 11, 2017 at 9:46 am | 69 comments | 1643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Critical Mandarin Immersion Presentation 12/12

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Original post made by Jamie Maltz on Dec. 8, 2006
Last comment by 897, 898, 899, 9000!, on Dec 18, 2006 at 2:21 pm | 69 comments | 9995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teachers, students return to school this week

Palo Alto's 800-plus teachers return to work today, Monday, Aug. 12, to ready their classrooms for the first day of school...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Hit or Miss, on Aug 14, 2013 at 11:03 pm | 69 comments | 5760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protest leads to email from superintendent

Students and parents exiting Gunn High School Wednesday were met with five placard-holding protesters who are supporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Change overdue, on Aug 24, 2013 at 2:33 pm | 69 comments | 30907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes greater consistency at Palo Alto's high schools

Armed with a wealth of data on consistency – or lack thereof – across courses, subjects and teachers at Palo Alto's two...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by outsider, on Aug 29, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 69 comments | 6562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School changes expansion plans

Officials of Castilleja School unveiled revisions to a proposed expansion on Thursday, hoping that changes to an underground...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Jun 9, 2017 at 10:05 pm | 69 comments | 7696 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palantir charged with discrimination against Asian applicants

Palantir Technology, the data-mining giant that has gradually become one of downtown Palo Alto's most visible tenants, was...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Discrimination, on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:59 am | 69 comments | 12769 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Was Pat Tillman murdered? New information

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Original post made by The Cohen Brother on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 2, 2007 at 8:39 pm | 69 comments | 5222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Invasion Burma

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Original post made by Jane on May. 11, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on May 15, 2008 at 9:57 am | 69 comments | 3578 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Presidential Debate

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Original post made by Game Over Man, Game Over! on Oct. 7, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 10, 2008 at 2:42 am | 69 comments | 5789 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Once again, Sidwell Friends, a private school, for liberal poiliticans who deny educational vouchers to the regular folk.

Barack amd Michelle have decided to avoid public school, and send their two kids to the exclusive Sidwell Friends private...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 5, 2008 at 9:46 am | 69 comments | 4271 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Law professors voice opposition to Persky recall

More than 90 law professors from throughout California, including 29 from Stanford University, signed a letter this week...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by abuse or process, on Nov 13, 2017 at 7:50 pm | 69 comments | 5506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog owners request more off-leash space

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Original post made on Aug. 29, 2007
Last comment by Poodle, on Sep 7, 2007 at 3:15 pm | 69 comments | 8374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Children's Theatre's Briggs recommended for termination

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Original post made on May. 19, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on May 25, 2008 at 5:53 pm | 69 comments | 5203 Views
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