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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents clash over Dish parking plan

A plan to move dozens of parking spaces from the street next to the Stanford Dish to a parking lot more than half a mile...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Philip, on Feb 7, 2014 at 8:17 pm | 105 comments | 29122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open address to Ms. Mendoza, the lady who addressed the PAUSD board on 10/8/13

[Portion removed.] Dear Ms. Mendoza, I am writing to express my admiration, respect, gratitude and shame. I will...

Original post made by village fool on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Feb 7, 2014 at 7:41 pm | 12 comments | 3775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letting nature do the work

It's nearly spring and time to confront a common gardening problem: How can one create healthy soil while keeping the weeds...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by test, on Feb 7, 2014 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 1145 Views

AROUND TOWN

When experience really pays off

Passion, purpose and a paycheck. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/07/when-experience-really-pays-off...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 5960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Christina Schmidt and Mary Vincent: Volunteering to be part of the solution

The Office for Civil Rights report inspired Palo Alto special-education parents and Community Advisory Committee members...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Feb 7, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 10 comments | 3566 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

San Francisco Airport Incoming Flight Patterns and Noise Pollution

Is it my imagination or have the incoming flight patterns changed such that more flights into San Francisco Airport are brought...

Original post made by Bill Stewart on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 7, 2014 at 4:47 pm | 345 comments | 11969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area janitors end labor strike

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Original post made on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Bob Strong, on Feb 7, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 9666 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Out of Control Teenagers in Palo Alto....in 1950

I just bought a copy of "An Illustrated History of Palo Alto" by Lewis Osborne, published in 1969. I found this passage...

Original post made by The Good Old Days? on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Immature brains, on Feb 7, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 12 comments | 1752 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library offers brews, not books

One wouldn't normally associate beer with a library. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/07/library-offers-brews-not-books...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 7939 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man attacks police officer, attempts to shoot him

A 34-year-old man yesterday led Palo Alto police on a violent wild goose chase through downtown Palo Alto, attacking an officer...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by taser, on Feb 7, 2014 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 612 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto will not contract out police services

Responding to overwhelming public concerns about transparency and accountability, East Palo Alto's elected leaders on Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Feb 7, 2014 at 12:37 am | 15 comments | 6028 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police hone in on robberies, auto burglaries

The Jan. 23 home-invasion robbery of an elderly Palo Alto couple was the flashpoint for a public meeting that focused on...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Feb 7, 2014 at 12:04 am | 23 comments | 11310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why were the police and fire dept in the Baylands yesterday?

I was hiking with friends in the Baylands at the end of Geng Rd. yesterday. When I arrived around 9:45 there were several...

Original post made by Marie on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Marie, on Feb 6, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 614 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Would hovercrafts work as public transit around the Bay?

Now that Google are experimenting with ferries to get employees from San Francisco to Redwood City and then buses to Mountain...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by CIK, on Feb 6, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 14 comments | 3552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows growing angst about development, parking

Palo Alto residents are feeling rosy these days when it comes to jobs and personal fortunes, but smiles quickly turn to frowns...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 6, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 7 comments | 3181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to ponder goals in 'retreat'

The Palo Alto school board will convene Thursday, Feb. 6, in a special session to discuss progress against the district's...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cut the mike!, on Feb 6, 2014 at 11:12 am | 12 comments | 4128 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto suspends 'planned community' projects

Few phrases stoke rage and cynicism in Palo Alto as effectively as "planned community," a process that allows developers...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Feb 6, 2014 at 10:38 am | 34 comments | 27699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Thefts at our schools

I recently attended a meeting with several other parents. During the meeting, almost as a by the way, the topic of bike thefts...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 6, 2014 at 10:05 am | 12 comments | 910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State launches special ed review

In an emotional meeting Tuesday night, about 50 parents of Palo Alto special education students recounted their children's...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Terman student, on Feb 5, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 46 comments | 30710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill textbook program empowers students to succeed

College is expensive. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/01/03/foothill-textbook-program-empowers-students-to-succeed...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by j white, on Feb 5, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1359 Views
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