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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four game changers of 2014

Jessica Sullivan, Andrew Swanson, Elaine Uang, and Roger Smith worked behind the scenes to bring big changes to Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Deceptive sweettalk, on Dec 27, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 11 comments | 7853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle College engages restless teens' minds

Middle College is a publicly funded alternative secondary school program that allows local students to simultaneously earn...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by midtown parent, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:58 pm | 15 comments | 7853 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 | 7853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art commissioners favor arch design for new bike bridge

The Public Art Commission became the latest Palo Alto board on Thursday to weigh in on a proposed bike bridge over Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by pat, on Jan 27, 2015 at 5:22 pm | 32 comments | 7852 Views

AROUND TOWN

In rare move, Chamber picks favorites in Palo Alto council race

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday jumped into the city's politically charged debate about office development when...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by john_alderman, on Oct 16, 2016 at 10:24 am | 98 comments | 7852 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ends legal feud with Mitchell Park Library contractor

Days after Palo Alto celebrated the grand opening of its new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center, the city has reached...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Dec 18, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 31 comments | 7850 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facebook donates $20M for East Palo Alto affordable housing

Facebook announced on Friday that it is committing $20 million to help create badly needed affordable housing in East Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2016
Last comment by Susan, on Feb 9, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 9 comments | 7848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No Contact Policy at Duveneck

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Original post made by DuveneckDad on May. 3, 2007
Last comment by :), on May 13, 2007 at 5:03 pm | 30 comments | 7848 Views

SPORTS

Where to watch the World Cup

The World Cup is back. Where are you going to watch? If you're in need of some inspiration, here's a round-up of local restaurants...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Intransigent, on Jun 30, 2014 at 9:55 am | 7 comments | 7847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bargain Box outlasted other Palo Alto thrift stores

When Bargain Box closes on June 25, Goodwill Industries will be the last nonprofit thrift store in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Melinda Rosenaur, on Dec 2, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 7846 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor describes research for North Korea book

In "The Orphan Master's Son," North Korea comes to life in the form of a fiction novel, a medium befitting the country's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Fox Ann Kerr , on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 7846 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eager to move ahead with minimum wage law

An effort to raise Palo Alto's minimum wage received a big lift Monday night when the City Council enthusiastically agreed...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Not Dead Yet, on Mar 5, 2015 at 9:17 pm | 30 comments | 7843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lackadaisical library admin

Four years ago the city auditor suggested hiring a collection agency for unpaid library fines. $300,000 is due now, and they...

Original post made by $300,000 on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Library Hound, on Feb 28, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 11 comments | 7842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents frustrated by repeated traffic violations in north Palo Alto

Residents of the Downtown North and Crescent Park neighborhoods in Palo Alto are calling on the city to better enforce 24/7...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2017
Last comment by Me 2, on Jul 11, 2017 at 2:11 pm | 64 comments | 7842 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Status Maintains its Privileges - Criminal Stanford Band Members Walk

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Original post made by Dissapointed Stanford Fan on Nov. 17, 2006
Last comment by Disappointed Stanford Fan, on Nov 22, 2006 at 5:33 pm | 48 comments | 7840 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor: Stanford, Palo Alto must make 'best efforts' on med center expansion

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Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Not so fast, on Nov 14, 2007 at 7:02 am | 62 comments | 7839 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Development at Shady Lane site faces citizens appeal

A proposal to build a four-story development at the present site of Shady Lane on University Avenue is facing a challenge...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on Mar 17, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 51 comments | 7839 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed at gunpoint in downtown Palo Alto

A man still at large allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint in downtown Palo Alto early Monday morning, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by What?, on Jul 16, 2014 at 9:18 pm | 31 comments | 7839 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council votes to take back airport

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Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Buck Rogers, on Nov 23, 2007 at 10:52 am | 102 comments | 7836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Festival of the Arts returns to Palo Alto

The annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts returns Aug. 22-23 and will bring together more than 300 hundred artists, local...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Janice Viariseo-Bothwell, on Aug 9, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 7835 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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