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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Now we can just enjoy our libraries

Ten years ago, all I wanted was to walk into the library, pick out a book, then sit down and read it. But there was a waiting...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Angelica Marie, 17 minutes ago | 25 comments | 2704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by outsider, 20 minutes ago | 395 comments | 154808 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes emergency law to protect retail

With several long-time retail establishments recently shutting down to make way for offices in downtown Palo Alto, city officials...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 810 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Development limits--a modest start

After a series of three long and exhausting meetings, an ambivalent Palo Alto City Council Monday night mustered an unexpected...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Garrett , 1 hour ago | 18 comments | 1390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't Wait For The School Board, Empower Yourself

ďIf you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.Ē Dalai Lama. We, each one of us, can...

Original post made by Collegeunlocked on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by it's a lottery, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to hire new assistant city manager

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is preparing to fill one of City Hall's senior leadership positions in May, when Suzanne...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Hillary and Bill, 3 hours ago | 23 comments | 2203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown parking program now set for fall rollout

Initially slated for this spring, Palo Alto's long-awaited residential parking-permit program now is unlikely to fully launch...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Johnny, 5 hours ago | 19 comments | 3063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAMF docs: What we can do to reduce risk for our teens

The pediatricians of Palo Alto Medical Foundation are deeply saddened by the local recent events. The loss of a young person's...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Parent, 13 hours ago | 220 comments | 13046 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men, two divergent lives, one fatal conflict

He was a father and grandfather of six, an apartment manager whom residents characterized as both strict and caring, an inventor,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Carlos, 16 hours ago | 16 comments | 3855 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New East Palo Alto health care center to debut Saturday

After 15 years of operating out of modular buildings, Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto will host a grand...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Cactus, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 2152 Views

SPORTS

Williams closes in on Stanford's most revered track and field record

==BI Cardinal corner == Harrison Williams scored 7,518 points to finish second at the Texas Relays behind Stanford volunteer...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by dennis, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

Stress education Read the full letters section here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/02/20/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Marlene, 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents: Keep calm and parent on

I am a psychiatrist. After the tragedy last week, my phone has not stopped ringing with calls from concerned fellow parents....

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by Laurie-therapist, 22 hours ago | 199 comments | 198300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

Flat isn't fair Read letters here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/03/27/letters-to-the-editor posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Parent, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 225 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Curbside pickup for food scraps approved

Palo Alto wasted no time Monday in approving a new trash-hauling program aimed at diverting local food scraps from landfills. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by musical, 23 hours ago | 43 comments | 4378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wouldn't you like to become an AFS Host Family?

Host an AFS Exchange Student. Gain a global family member for a lifetime! Have you ever wanted to learn more about...

Original post made by Pam on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Comment, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 64 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall on raw milk distributed in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto-based organization that delivers farm products, including raw milk, has been affected by a statewide recall made...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Mar 27, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 17 comments | 3956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students ask: What's it like to be me?

The hallways, courtyard and rooms of the Palo Alto Art Center were given over last Friday evening to poignant, uninhibited...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Difficult Truths, on Mar 27, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 830 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another brutal day of plane noise

Looks like the 22nd of the month is on the calendar to beat up Palo Alto with SFO's noise trash. Or is it Sundays....

Original post made by Not amused on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 27, 2015 at 11:30 am | 59 comments | 824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves new deal with largest union

The Palo Alto City Council swiftly and unanimously approved on Monday night a new contract with the city's largest labor...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 27, 2015 at 10:13 am | 25 comments | 3630 Views
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