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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate profile: The Negotiator; A.C. Johnston

In the past decade, A.C. Johnston has lived in Tokyo, London, Washington, D.C., and -- for the past two years -- Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Oct 14, 2014 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1763 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Negative campaigning starting?

I've been hearing people trash talk some of the new candidates with unsubstantiated rumors. Seems like the incumbents and...

Original post made by Just the Facts on Oct. 12, 2014
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Oct 14, 2014 at 9:54 am | 7 comments | 741 Views

BOOKS

Minkoff's improbable history

When industry types use the term "Hollywood North," it generally refers to Toronto and Vancouver, but how about right here?...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Carla, on Oct 14, 2014 at 6:59 am | 2 comments | 9877 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Street Level-- The Unreported News Vol II: SEIU Back With a Vengeance

When they last demonstrated in front of the Apple Store on University Ave in the very belly button of the belly of the beast...

Original post made by Chuck Jagoda on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 14, 2014 at 4:05 am | 13 comments | 1013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto substitute teachers to get pay raise

Following the testimony of four substitute teachers who said their pay is too low at Tuesday's school board meeting, Palo...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by SouthernCalSub, on Oct 13, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 31 comments | 8480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recap: Palo Alto school board candidates forum on secondary education

Read a recap of the Sunday, Oct. 5, school board candidates forum on secondary education issues. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Oct 13, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 7 comments | 3147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design contest set for new Baylands bridge

Seeking to create a visible and iconic community landmark, Palo Alto officially kicked off on Monday a design contest for...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jay Ess, on Oct 13, 2014 at 4:19 pm | 10 comments | 3178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council opts to keep 'planned-community' zoning

Acknowledging that the city's notorious "planned-community" process is flawed, Palo Alto officials signaled on Monday that...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 13, 2014 at 10:53 am | 23 comments | 3123 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford football on Friday night raises parking issues

Stanford Athletics will host a rare Friday night football game when the Cardinal hosts Washington State on Oct. 10 at 6 p.m....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Wayshegoes, on Oct 13, 2014 at 2:48 am | 15 comments | 1828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn teams compete in national engineering contest

Two teams from Gunn High School brainstormed on green technologies and efficient transportation to place in the top 10 in...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by friend of anne ku, on Oct 12, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 6 comments | 3315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What Non-profits does Palo Alto donate money to?

Awhile back there was an article in the papers about the City allocating more money to give to non-profits. I can't seem...

Original post made by Curious on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Not so transparent, on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 725 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Oops! East Palo Alto 'evacuation' alarm was false

East Palo Alto residents received an alarming phone call at 4:59 p.m. Tuesday after the city's automated dial-up alert system...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by lilian , on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 2453 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Longtime Milk Pail employee, son killed in apartment fumes

The two bodies found in an apartment complex in Mountain View on Wednesday have been identified as James Liu and his teenage...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Oct 12, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 6 comments | 22228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A sadly misguided board

For more than two years, the Palo Alto school board has been very intentional in keeping everything about its dealings with...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by PA Online Documents, on Oct 12, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 214 comments | 14108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate profile: The Critic; Tom DuBois

In mid-2013, Palo Alto's elected leaders stumbled upon the perfect formula for sparking civic engagement: approving an unpopular...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by Democracy in action, on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Visit the 7.7 acres in Foothills Park that Arrillaga wanted to buy

Public Meeting The City of Palo Alto invites the public to share their ideas For how to use the 7.7 acre addition to...

Original post made by Anon on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 11, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 15 comments | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford shuts down WSU passing attack in Pac-12 win

Kevin Hogan threw for three touchdowns, and had two others called back due to penalties, as No. 25 Stanford downed visiting...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 11, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 1520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto superintendent to convene achievement gap advisory committee

During a live call-in show Wednesday evening, Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee announced the launch of a minority achievement...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Legal Bills, on Oct 11, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 25 comments | 6740 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys halfway to another league water polo title

==BI Prep water polo== Defending champion Gunn completed the first half of the SCVAL De Anza Division schedule undefeated...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Oct 11, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 1991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with citywide fiber plan

The good news for Palo Alto's technophiles is that if all goes as planned, construction of a long-sought, citywide ultra-high-speed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Silly Me, on Oct 11, 2014 at 11:05 am | 58 comments | 33247 Views
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