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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto puts finishing touches on new flagship library

When the Mitchell Park Library opens its glassy doors to the public in a "soft" opening next month and the first stream of...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Just saying, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:31 am | 29 comments | 5055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto voters to rule on council size

Palo Alto's on-again-off-again debate about the size of its City Council is being decided today, Nov. 4, as voters consider...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 5, 2014 at 8:28 am | 7 comments | 1331 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Re-elect Brian Schmidt to water district

With Palo Alto's water supply coming entirely from Hetch Hetchy through the San Francisco Water Department, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by A_Concerned_citizen, on Nov 5, 2014 at 3:45 am | 4 comments | 1314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editor- please fix election report error

you have a typo for Lydia- but hope its true?...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council not sold on new development fees

A proposal to charge Palo Alto developers new fees to fund public-safety and government facilities ran into a wall of opposition...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Numbers? We got Numbers, on Nov 4, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 390 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Poll workers expecting healthy turnout

Polls throughout Palo Alto opened at 7 a.m. this morning for the 2014 General Election, with workers reporting a normal turnout...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD Mom, on Nov 4, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 6 comments | 788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents voice visions for city's parks and recreation

Residents at a community workshop on Wednesday night said the things they want most for parks and open space include keeping...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Pumpkin, on Nov 4, 2014 at 5:17 pm | 10 comments | 2525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election Day 2014: What you need to know to cast your vote

Local voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4, where they will select new leaders for their cities and school districts,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Nov 4, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 2900 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to shield retailers from office boom

Seeking to protect neighborhood-serving retailers from the recent boom in office development, Palo Alto is considering a...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Selzer, on Nov 4, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 27 comments | 3302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Popular city clerk says farewell to Palo Alto

After 15 years and 653 meetings, Palo Alto City Clerk Donna Grider bid her final adieu on Monday night in an emotional ceremony...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Penny Ellson, on Nov 4, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 1372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Griefstricken Again

I am in tears as I type this. Today's news should affect every single one of us in Palo Alto. This is not a Gunn issue,...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by OPar, on Nov 4, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Catching neighbors who fall through the gap

A Palo Alto neighborhood group is working to turn a holiday food drive for needy neighbors into a monthly grocery giveaway....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Nov 4, 2014 at 9:43 am | 8 comments | 33266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to voters to raise hotel taxes

Palo Alto voters have the chance today, Nov. 4, to raise the city's hotel-tax rate to pay for new parking garages, upgraded...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1056 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to elect new school board members

Palo Alto's at-times divisive school board campaign will reach the finish line tonight, with candidates Terry Godfrey, Jay...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 4586 Views

SPORTS

Stanford can't duck the obvious: Oregon was just that good

Effort-wise, Stanford head coach David Shaw had no complaints about his team following Saturday's 45-16 Pac-12 football loss...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 3, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 651 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto City Council, Ravenswood School Board candidates interviews online

East Palo Alto residents still have a chance to hear what City Council and Ravenswood Elementary School District Board candidates...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by revdreileen, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 2009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district OCR legal bills top $366,000

The Palo Alto school district has spent a total of more than $366,000 in outside legal fees on Office for Civil Rights-related...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Nov 3, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 25 comments | 3722 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Packing the suburbs

A careful observer of Palo Alto city politics, and this election season for that matter, might have noticed that the term...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Barron Park resident, on Nov 3, 2014 at 12:55 pm | 14 comments | 1149 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our election endorsements

Read the recommendations of the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online for the November 4, 2014 election. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1820 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters

<B>Underground railroads? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2006/04/26/letters posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Confused in LASD, on Nov 2, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 2 comments | 236 Views
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