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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making a noise: Government officials attempt to influence aircraft regulations

Palo Alto and other government officials have so far been fighting an uphill battle to decrease airplane noise over their...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Feb 12, 2015 at 1:46 am | 88 comments | 3131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Airport Operations Staffing Services

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Airport Operations Staffing Services for the Palo Alto...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 11, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 1 comment | 121 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man arrested in connection with burglaries of Menlo Park restaurants

A 61-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested Tuesday in connection with burglaries at Cafe Zoe, Jan's Deli, Menlo BBQ, Galata...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Feb 11, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 1583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is PAF Ageist?

"Palo Alto, [PAF's Kate] Downing observed, is “more small townish” than San Francisco. But it shares the big city’s political...

Original post made by 50-something PA homeowner on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Garyh, on Feb 11, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 21 comments | 667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School Starting Time

Last night I noticed a post on Facebook by the Gunn Student Activities page where I caught a glimpse of the schedule, and...

Original post made by Roni C on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by No Pal of Paly, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man sought for photographing woman at Cubberley bathroom

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who they said entered a women's bathroom at Cubberley Community Center on Monday night...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 11, 2015 at 3:39 pm | 6 comments | 2176 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto Homeless Shelter Hosts White Party Fashion Show To Support UnHoused Adults

Project WeHOPE (stands for We Help Other People Excel) is hosting a white party, fashion show luncheon on March 21, 2015...

Original post made by Cynthia Corpuz on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Britney, on Feb 11, 2015 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 99 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys waste career best by Mullin in key loss

Boys' prep basketball Kevin Mullin did his best to keep the Palo Alto boys in the running for the SCVAL De Anza Division...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Feb 11, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 16 comments | 2097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools take action to ease student stress

Amid fierce community conversation about the role that academic stress plays in the lives of Palo Alto high school students,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by My Thoughts, on Feb 11, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 89 comments | 10115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to evaluate consistency, world-language programs

In response to widespread dissatisfaction voiced by students, parents and even faculty over inconsistent curriculum, unfair...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by JordanAlum, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:51 am | 17 comments | 5103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's with the library hours being so limited?

What's with this schedule? How are we supposed to remember it with so many different hours? And why do our libraries close...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Oldster, on Feb 11, 2015 at 3:10 am | 28 comments | 761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge removed from 'Sunny Day' gang case

A judge in one of the "Sunny Day" gang cases was disqualified on Friday after an attorney for one of the defendants raised...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1654 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

what caused the Sunday 2/9/15 power outage?

What caused the power outage on SUnday night 2/9/15? ...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 10, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments | 167 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage

Citing the sky-high costs of living in Palo Alto, a group of City Council members is leading a push to adopt a local minimum-wage...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 10, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 67 comments | 4393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Baylands to be closed for mosquito spraying Feb 10

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/health/ci_27477996/helicopter-spraying-santa-clara-county-marshland-targets-day...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 10, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school self-studies yield data on counseling, school climate

Palo Alto and Gunn high schools' latest Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) reports – intensive, year-plus...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by wondering, on Feb 10, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 7 comments | 2387 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Minimum wage, air traffic noise, affordable housing

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Feb. 9. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/02/06/public-agenda-minimum-wage-air-traffic-n...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Drones for sale to ISIS, on Feb 10, 2015 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 2128 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

American Express tech hub to add 200 people in Palo Alto

More details have emerged regarding the American Express takeover of the former Zibibbo restaurant space in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Rainer, on Feb 10, 2015 at 9:10 am | 13 comments | 8016 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marsh mosquitoes invade Palo Alto

Like the offspring in alien movies, mosquito eggs that have lain dormant in the Palo Alto Baylands mud for 10 to 15 years...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Watch Out!, on Feb 10, 2015 at 8:46 am | 69 comments | 12041 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interfaith coalition urges city to push for fossil fuel divestment

In 2007, an Interfaith Climate Convocation drew 150 to Congregation Kol Emeth. Peninsula Interfaith Climate Action (PICA)...

Original post made by Rev. Eileen Altman and Katia Reeves on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 10, 2015 at 8:08 am | 74 comments | 1825 Views
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