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PALO ALTO ISSUES

American Express moving into former Zibibbo space

Three-year-old American Express Ventures Strategic Investment Group is taking over the downtown space formerly occupied by...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sad, sad, sad, on Jul 2, 2014 at 9:59 am | 21 comments | 8202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group awards 25 college scholarships

Four recent graduates of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are among this year's recipients in a scholarship program begun...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Janeen Phillips, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:00 am | 5 comments | 8201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage

Citing the sky-high costs of living in Palo Alto, a group of City Council members is leading a push to adopt a local minimum-wage...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 10, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 67 comments | 8201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donkey 'ambassador' to roam Palo Alto

Move over, El Palo Alto, the city is about to get a new icon. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/04/24/donkey-ambassador-to-roam-palo-alto...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 1, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 10 comments | 8201 Views

AROUND TOWN

OCR findings: A repeated failure to properly investigate

A formal letter of findings from the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights released on Thursday details...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Mar 20, 2017 at 9:07 pm | 11 comments | 8201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto man seeks to 'eliminate achievement gap'

Can a Silicon Valley business guy retool his startup skills to transform the world of education? Meet John Danner, a Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by pa parent, on Mar 24, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 16 comments | 8200 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teenager stabbed with screwdriver in Palo Alto garage

A teenager was allegedly attacked from behind, accosted with racial epithets and stabbed with a screwdriver as he was walking...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on Jul 18, 2015 at 6:23 am | 8 comments | 8199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD: Passion for Learning/Thinking outside the box

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Original post made by Parent of incoming kinder on Feb. 20, 2007
Last comment by \'sigh\, on Mar 7, 2007 at 4:01 pm | 40 comments | 8198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Under the tree, a gift for Jesus

When the Galbraith family of Palo Alto unwraps Christmas presents on Dec. 25, the first box they'll open is one for Jesus. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Dec 24, 2013 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 8195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorist kidnapped at Palo Alto gas station

A motorist pumping gas at the Shell gas station on Embarcadero Road was kidnapped and forced to drive an allegedly drunk...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Edgewood Resident, on Aug 5, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 12 comments | 8194 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pushing for integration

Karena Li's voice was tinged with loneliness as she recalled her experience as a new immigrant living in Palo Alto. Standing...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sham, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:56 am | 75 comments | 8193 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist, cars struck by hit-and-run driver

A 29-year-old Palo Alto woman allegedly struck a bicyclist and two cars on the Stanford campus, then fled the scene Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Alai, on Jan 30, 2013 at 2:34 pm | 32 comments | 8191 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Palo Alto gets the high-tech treatment

El Palo Alto, the city's iconic redwood that has stood near the banks of San Francisquito Creek for more than 1,000 years,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 29, 2013 at 6:31 pm | 5 comments | 8190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Letter to Marissa Mayer: Please don't throw your annual Halloween Party at Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary

A few days ago I saw fake grass being placed in the driveway at what was once Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary, Palo Alto's...

Original post made by Professorville Neighbor on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Oct 26, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 31 comments | 8189 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City finds compromise on accessory housing

With residents clamoring for both more housing and more government transparency, the Palo Alto City Council agreed Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 5, 2017 at 8:08 am | 122 comments | 8188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Increase library efficiency before seeking $$'

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Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by Against Bonds, on Sep 14, 2007 at 7:46 am | 30 comments | 8187 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 | 32 comments | 8187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents ask Palo Alto to be anti-stress role model

Frustrated parents Tuesday challenged the Palo Alto Board of Education to make local schools "a role model nationally" in...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by newcomer, on Jun 8, 2011 at 5:44 am | 158 comments | 8187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility rates set to rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents should brace themselves for a dramatic spike in their utility bills in July, with electricity, gas, water...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 14, 2016 at 10:12 am | 30 comments | 8183 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Theatre criminal probe to be dropped?

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Original post made on May. 8, 2008
Last comment by Hero, on May 19, 2008 at 8:38 am | 65 comments | 8180 Views
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