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PALO ALTO ISSUES

JJ&F to close; new market planned for site

JJ&F, Palo Alto's longtime neighborhood food store, is being sold, owners Lloyd, Dennis and John Garcia announced "with great...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Free speech is terrible, on Dec 31, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 68 comments | 6203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council irked by errors, rising costs at Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's effort to rebuild Mitchell Park Library and Community Center -- the centerpiece of the city's $76 million bond...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Doesn't pass the smell test, on Oct 15, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 68 comments | 5404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

AT&T's antenna plan met with some skepticism

AT&T's plan to install 20 antennae in three Palo Alto neighborhoods is cheering some residents who are looking forward to...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by BlakeTrent, on Jan 27, 2012 at 10:40 am | 68 comments | 6475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders a digital billboard

When Palo Alto leaders talk about building a "leading digital city," they're usually talking about open data and high-speed...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Henry, on Oct 28, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 68 comments | 27509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call for railroad 'quiet zone' gets louder in Palo Alto

A grassroots call to establish a "quiet zone" for a segment of Palo Alto's rail corridor picked up some volume Monday night...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 10, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 68 comments | 7857 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tension grows between City Council, planning commission

In theory, the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission serves at the pleasure of the City Council. In practice,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by About Time, on Dec 4, 2015 at 10:22 am | 68 comments | 7718 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council tries to narrow rift with planning commission

They are either the unsung heroes of Palo Alto's planning process or a rogue group of pro-growth advocates with a recent...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on Dec 8, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 68 comments | 6174 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burt returns to the mayor's chair in Palo Alto

After a pair of close votes, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night elected Pat Burt and Greg Scharff to serve as the...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by Think Again, on Jan 11, 2016 at 12:27 am | 68 comments | 8629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents call for 'road diet' to curb accidents on Middlefield

For John Guislin and his neighbors on Middlefield Road, screeching tires and clanging metal have become increasingly familiar...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 31, 2016 at 11:07 am | 68 comments | 7268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

El Camino housing project earns cautious support

For Palo Alto's housing advocates, the apartment complex proposed for the busy corner of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by hewmin, on Sep 17, 2016 at 11:12 am | 68 comments | 11096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State to probe Kniss' campaign for possible violations

Prompted by a citizen complaint, the California Fair Political Practices Commission has launched an investigation into the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Pants on fire, on Jun 4, 2017 at 11:50 am | 68 comments | 7428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tough Question - Is an MI Charter School legal?

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Original post made by Asking Questions on Mar. 8, 2007
Last comment by Board Observer, on Mar 24, 2007 at 10:37 pm | 68 comments | 6144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National Merit Corp. names semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corp. named 49 students from Gunn High School and 31 students from Palo Alto High School as...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by A Gunn Student, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 68 comments | 15023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to redesign PAUSD high schools

There was a packed, sold-out house last night at Gunn High School’s Spangenburg Theater to view the Sundance- debuted film...

Original post made by Kiran Gaind on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Skeptic, on May 2, 2015 at 2:13 pm | 68 comments | 4133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board, supe apologize; cuts could affect students

All five school board members and Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee on Tuesday night apologized for their lack of...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Gladiator, on Sep 16, 2017 at 6:31 pm | 68 comments | 7167 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Settlement near for theater's Pat Briggs

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Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Artie Kaye, on Feb 19, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 68 comments | 5180 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boy may lose eye after 'assault' at Mitchell Park

A young boy may lose sight in his left eye after he was chased by at least three other boys and shot with a plastic pellet...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Oct 23, 2009 at 1:29 am | 68 comments | 8763 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boyfriend arrested in Palo Alto arson death

Bulos Zumot, 36, the boyfriend of Jennifer Marie Schipsi, 29, was arrested at 5:35 p.m. at his downtown Palo Alto hookah...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 24, 2009 at 1:43 am | 68 comments | 8691 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist 'unsafely turned' before fatal crash

The accident that killed a Los Altos Hills bicyclist on Alpine Road in November occurred after the bicyclist "unsafely turned"...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Firefighter, on Dec 25, 2010 at 7:39 am | 68 comments | 4931 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto weighs police, fire staff cuts

If Palo Alto's public-safety unions don't agree to millions of dollars in concessions, the city may have to cut 12 percent...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 31, 2011 at 7:00 am | 68 comments | 3356 Views
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