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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Does a low voter turnout threaten democracy?

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by Jonathan, on Nov 24, 2006 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 6392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gearing up for school board elections

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Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 11, 2007 at 11:19 pm | 29 comments | 6391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City braces for financial uncertainty in airport takeover

As Palo Alto prepares to take full control of its namesake airport for the fist time in nearly half a century, city officials...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 8, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 13 comments | 6389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds sued over Stanford's Searsville Dam

Environmental groups who have an ongoing lawsuit against Stanford University for its diversion of water from endangered species...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Sep 11, 2015 at 12:16 am | 12 comments | 6389 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Toy Gun Warning Issued by Palo Alto Police

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Original post made by Bob Johnson on Oct. 25, 2006
Last comment by Bill Stark, on Nov 1, 2006 at 3:13 pm | 4 comments | 6387 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Vote YES on Measure N for libraries in our lifetimes

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Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Actually Gunn is strongly opposed, on Oct 7, 2008 at 2:14 pm | 151 comments | 6386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City floats parking-permit plans to residents

About 40 people showed up to a meeting Tuesday night hosted by the City of Palo Alto that was held to draw feedback on a...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 38 comments | 6386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Believe me, sooner or later the Mitchell Park library will open

Believe me, sooner or later the Mitchell Park library will open Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18492...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by The Obvious, on Mar 4, 2013 at 10:24 am | 14 comments | 6384 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to Castilleja: 'apply for new permit'

City planners are urging Castilleja School to apply for an amended use permit as a way to resolve neighborhood traffic concerns...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by another deep throat, on Mar 7, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 30 comments | 6382 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: The Nest comes to Palo Alto

The Nest boutique hotel comes to Palo Alto's El Camino Real, bringing the tally to four new hotels in the region this year. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by JoAnn, on Oct 6, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 6 comments | 6382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto to redraw golf course, add playing fields

What began as a plan to boost flood protection around the San Francisquito Creek turned on Monday into an ambitious effort...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Fore!, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:30 am | 19 comments | 6382 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-tech satellites have Palo Alto soul

At more than 2,200 employees -- 40 percent of whom have been there more than 10 years -- Space Systems/Loral is one of Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Feb 24, 2017 at 9:19 pm | 6 comments | 6380 Views

MOVIES

And the Oscar goes to...

LEGO characters were the stars when Brendan Bellomo made his first films as a kid growing up in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 24, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 6380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Finding asylum

Margaret Petros prayed in St. Mary's Assyrian Chaldean Catholic Church in Campbell, a lace scarf covering her head. Light...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by almunday, on Nov 2, 2015 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 6379 Views

AROUND TOWN

New deal to keep CinéArts Theatre open for two years

Palo Alto's popular CinéArts theater will remain open for at least two more years, thanks to a new agreement between the...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 7, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 31 comments | 6378 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Projected increase of 500-600 students for Palo Alto high schools

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Original post made by Gunn senior on Apr. 26, 2007
Last comment by Grandchild, on May 26, 2007 at 3:15 pm | 29 comments | 6377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Overall school-bond tax bills to rise 19.5 percent

Property owners in the Palo Alto school district will see higher tax bills following school board approval last week of a...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:02 am | 44 comments | 6377 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nix high-speed-rail project, council members say

Palo Alto on Thursday cemented its position as the vanguard of opposition to California's proposed high-speed-rail line when...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by MenloParkJim, on Mar 17, 2012 at 3:08 pm | 35 comments | 6376 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Daughter alleges misconduct in father's arrest

The daughter of Menlo Park resident William Burnett, an assistant professor at Stanford University, is alleging police misconduct...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 16, 2011 at 12:53 am | 109 comments | 6376 Views

RESTAURANTS

I Tapas

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Original post made by Nat on Jan. 6, 2007
Last comment by Dolly, on Jan 5, 2008 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 6375 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE