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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council fiddles as another car dealer closes

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Original post made by RS on Jul. 27, 2006
Last comment by A.J., on Jul 30, 2006 at 9:40 pm | 5 comments | 8126 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's top projects of 2012

Palo Alto's effort to reinvigorate the charming but neglected commercial strip of California Avenue sped ahead this year...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Local roots, on Jan 3, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 8 comments | 8124 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Turner-trial judge criticized for bias in assault case

Another local sexual-assault case has become the latest battleground in the continued debate over whether the judge who presided...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by baszia, on Jul 9, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 12 comments | 8124 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County embarks on long road to fix congested expressways

Faced with thickening traffic jams throughout its expressway network, Santa Clara County officials are considering a range...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Silly, on Jul 24, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 44 comments | 8124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion

The best for our best friends Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/14/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Homeless Dogs, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 8124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Change school calendar,' Stanford lecturer says

Palo Alto schools will "see the benefit" if they change their academic calendar to end the first semester before the December...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by poorjuniors, on May 9, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 100 comments | 8122 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford eyes undergraduate enrollment increase

Stanford University's new General Use Permit application, submitted to the county on Nov. 21, maps out ambitious expansion...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by LA, on May 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 19 comments | 8120 Views

AROUND TOWN

When is a comp not really a comp?

We've all heard a version of the same story at a dinner party or on the sidelines of our child's soccer game. It goes something...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 7 comments | 8117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study sheds light on Buena Vista children

While Hispanic children in Silicon Valley tend to experience high drop-out rates and steep barriers to quality medical care,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on Mar 25, 2014 at 9:18 pm | 47 comments | 8116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A mother's plea: No peanuts for squirrels

Two-year-old Oliver Payne developed a severe case of hives in March after having his first taste of peanut butter. After...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Reason, on Mar 12, 2016 at 11:28 am | 55 comments | 8114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bill inspired by Brock Turner victim heads to governor’s desk

Legislation proposed by Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen in the wake of controversy over the six-month sentencing...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by BillyBob, on Aug 31, 2016 at 1:10 am | 7 comments | 8112 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou announces bid for City Council

Lydia Kou, a longtime neighborhood volunteer who in recent years has emerged as a leading critic of Palo Alto's land-use...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 44 comments | 8111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teachers agree to use online homework system

Palo Alto Unified School District's secondary school teachers would be required next school year to use online school management...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by protest, on May 31, 2015 at 7:21 pm | 38 comments | 8111 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure D sides spar over impact of Maybell development

Opponents and proponents of Measure D all say they are in favor of more senior housing in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by If this is so... , on Oct 8, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 8110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What do your kids think about the new school schedule

What do you kids think about finishing the semester before break. Here's what I hear from high schoolers: --Teacher's didn't...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 12, 2013 at 11:45 am | 67 comments | 8107 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District moves to correct civil-rights violations

A Palo Alto special-education student whose complaints of bullying and harassment led to a federal civil-rights investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Feb 24, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 106 comments | 8106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly High tries for booze-free dances

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Original post made on May. 28, 2008
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 11, 2008 at 4:37 pm | 135 comments | 8106 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Agents seize $7 million in heroin in East Palo Alto

The largest heroin bust ever in San Mateo County occurred Tuesday in East Palo Alto when agents from the California Bureau...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Y, on Jun 11, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 31 comments | 8105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lockheed Martin opens new advanced-materials center

Officials at space-technology company Lockheed Martin unveiled a new research facility at Stanford Research Park on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 26, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 7 comments | 8105 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 | 8103 Views
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