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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Huge income 'gender gap': a conspiracy or just socioeconomics?

The blockbuster headline news out of this year's "State of the Valley" conference and detailed "Index" report was that the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by resident, 15 minutes ago | 9 comments | 663 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by musical, 18 minutes ago | 88 comments | 4112 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Yes on A' campaign raises more than $46,000

The "Yes on A" campaign in support of the Palo Alto schools parcel tax measure has raised $46,047, with Parent Teacher Associations,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by NO!, 22 minutes ago | 132 comments | 3542 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The second-hardest thing

Sean Maloney was a high-flying, 54-year-old Intel executive when, five years ago, a devastating stroke left him without the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Route66aJourney, 58 minutes ago | 13 comments | 7373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students' pleas heard by El Camino Hospital Foundation

On April 15th, Donna and John Shoemaker publicly announced that El Camino Hospital's plans for a new mental health services...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Disappointed, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 185 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Attorneys debate the value of a Palo Alto education

In determining how much assistance should be offered to residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park once the park is closed,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Carlos, 1 hour ago | 52 comments | 3143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McGee: Tax renewal would protect Palo Alto school programs

Local voters have long supported the Palo Alto Unified School District to ensure we can provide a world-class education for...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by I can't remember the name I used, 1 hour ago | 147 comments | 5643 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto residents march against gentrification

In a show of solidarity and to build a greater coalition of families throughout East Palo Alto, residents marched to City...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Former Resident, 2 hours ago | 84 comments | 5413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recycling Household Batteries

I have always recycled household batteries in the bag provided by the garbage people who gave me a new one each time I placed...

Original post made by Recycler on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Resident of Palo Alto, 3 hours ago | 19 comments | 4172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living large by living small

Like many Bay Area millennials, Alison Rush and husband Jordan Cowman face a difficult dilemma: housing. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by True, 3 hours ago | 17 comments | 564 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dealership brings its fleet to animal shelter lot

In May of last year, Palo Alto's utility workers arrived at the Animal Services Center site on East Bayshore Road to move...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Tom, 4 hours ago | 39 comments | 7758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Never a drop to waste

Palo Alto resident Sue Kemp has long since turned off her automatic watering systems and tends by hand to the plants and...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Pat Ferraro, 4 hours ago | 20 comments | 2229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Drought Q&A with the City of Palo Alto Utilities

Palo Alto Utilities Department spokeswoman Catherine Elvert provides some answers regarding the state drought and what Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, 5 hours ago | 5 comments | 899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Continuation high school picks up those who fall through the cracks

Alta Vista High School in Mountain View has a reputation as a "bad" school, one with failing students and lower-quality teachers. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by educator, 6 hours ago | 6 comments | 955 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The Buena Vista imperative

Constrained by advice from the city attorney aimed at keeping council members narrowly focused on their legal responsibilities,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by musical, 6 hours ago | 19 comments | 1979 Views

SPORTS

It's onward to the Super Six for Stanford women gymnasts

The No. 11 Stanford women's gymnastics team matched its second-highest score of the season with a 197.175 to finish third...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, 19 hours ago | 2 comments | 381 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: A measure of his heart

Lawrence Viariseo has survived falling off a 100-foot cliff and breaking his back, paralysis from the waist down and bladder...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by niecekins, 19 hours ago | 12 comments | 2358 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto boxing gym founder takes down alleged thief

A burglar picked the wrong car to break into on Saturday morning -- one belonging to East Palo Alto Boxing Club owner Johnnie...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by True, 22 hours ago | 14 comments | 926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leadership change at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto

Barbara Gross, the general manager of Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, is stepping down from her position after 15 years...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Stephanie Martinson, on Apr 17, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 7 comments | 2161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD kids -- what are your fond memories of your school years?

The other day I got an opportunity to ask a group of high schoolers about the fun times they remember about their school...

Original post made by FondMemories on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by James, on Apr 17, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 5 comments | 201 Views
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