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AROUND TOWN

Chamber of Commerce to move to 'Lytton Gateway'

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce will soon be moving into one of downtown's newest and most conspicuous developments --...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by the 101 , on Feb 20, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 6 comments | 6953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials to ponder city's 'core values'

After wading through the weeds of policymaking for much of the year, Palo Alto officials will consider a fuzzier, more philosophical...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Almighty US $, on Oct 1, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 24 comments | 6952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New OCR case opened as another is closed

Even as they found "insufficient evidence" in a disability investigation against the Palo Alto school district, federal investigators...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Perspectives, on May 6, 2014 at 9:22 am | 22 comments | 6952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed Sherman Avenue development stirs anxieties in Palo Alto

A developer's plan to build a three-story building next to Sarah Wallis Park in the rapidly changing California Avenue business...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Property Owner at Birch Court, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:30 pm | 41 comments | 6948 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Pedestrian-only' University Avenue?

The idea of turning a section of University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto into a pedestrian-only zone picked up some steam...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 6, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 50 comments | 6948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Neighborhood Schools As Global Microcosms

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Original post made by Lisa Steinback on Jun. 1, 2006
Last comment by R. Donan, on Jun 1, 2006 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 6948 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City seeks $1 billion for improved rail crossings from VTA tax

Calling it a critical project not just for Palo Alto but for commuters throughout the Santa Clara County, city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 26, 2015 at 6:44 am | 110 comments | 6947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl, 9, drowns in pool in Menlo Park

A 9-year-old girl died Tuesday night as a result of a drowning at an apartment community pool in the 300 block of Sharon...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by tragic, on Jul 27, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 11 comments | 6947 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog Leash ordinance not enforced

Lots of free dogs running free outside the dog park at Mitchell park. If You mention to the owners about the Palo alto Leash...

Original post made by green meadow ace on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Apr 4, 2017 at 2:36 pm | 79 comments | 6946 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto man falls in Yosemite climb

A 26-year-old Palo Alto man was seriously injured on Sunday morning after falling 30 feet during a climb in Yosemite National...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 27, 2014 at 7:04 pm | 8 comments | 6945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain increases horn volumes AND stress levels

It has been my personal experience, living in downtown Menlo Park, that the Caltrain horns have become outrageously louder...

Original post made by Pierced Ears on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pierced Ears, on Aug 2, 2009 at 11:16 am | 52 comments | 6945 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing proposal for Maybell Avenue site set for review

A year after Palo Alto voters struck down an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue, the city is preparing to review...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Dec 25, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 26 comments | 6944 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission slams proposed office cap

If Palo Alto adopts an annual cap on new office development, it will have to do so despite intense opposition from the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 19, 2015 at 8:40 am | 56 comments | 6944 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA council opposes 'preemptive action' in Iran

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Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by joan, on Dec 15, 2007 at 2:39 pm | 71 comments | 6942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner bows out on seeking second school board term

Palo Alto school board member Barbara Klausner has announced she will not seek a second term on the five-member board, leaving...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by thanks for your good work, on Aug 10, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 13 comments | 6942 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More than hot air

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Wildman, on Aug 27, 2015 at 6:36 pm | 24 comments | 6941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Accountability not in lesson plan

With the resignation three weeks ago of assistant superintendent Michael Milliken, Palo Alto school superintendent Kevin...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Gimme the Cue!, on Jul 2, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 27 comments | 6941 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Deniers: The World Renowned Scientists Who Stood Up Against Global Warming Hysteria, Political Persecution, and Fraud

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Original post made by Jarred on Apr. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jarred, on Apr 26, 2008 at 7:41 am | 39 comments | 6941 Views

BOOKS

Hundreds line up for former president Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Which Carter?, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 16 comments | 6941 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto National 10-11 Little League All-Stars Sweep Through District 52

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Original post made by Theresa Carey on Jul. 13, 2006
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 14, 2006 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 6940 Views
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