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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 | 2894 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 | 3289 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 | 1366 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 | 33263 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. 1051 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. 4571 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 | 646 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 | 1999 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 | 3717 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 | 1138 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. 1811 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 | 233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly to host three-day grand opening for Media Arts Center

Palo Alto High School is celebrating the opening of its state-of-the-art, multi-million-dollar Media Arts Center next weekend...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Paul Kandell, on Nov 2, 2014 at 8:43 pm | 14 comments | 6719 Views

AROUND TOWN

Classic comfort food -- minus the meat

Veggie Grill is whipping up fresh and creative dishes that may change your mind about a vegan diet. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Barnum, on Nov 2, 2014 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 702 Views

SPORTS

Seniors help Stanford extend program record winning streak

==BI Cardinal corner == No. 3 Stanford extended its program-best winning streak to 11 games and claimed the NorPac West...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 2, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 694 Views

MOVIES

Incendiary Revelations

But Laura Poitras' exemplary documentary "Citizenfour" shares the privileged access NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden granted...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 2, 2014 at 10:25 am | 2 comments | 722 Views

AROUND TOWN

2014 Election Central: Palo Alto City Council

All the latest news on the 2014 Palo Alto City Council race. With five seats open, 12 candidates are making their bids: Wayne...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 4704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 2, 2014 at 1:45 am | 311 comments | 152603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Q&A: Palo Alto School Board candidates talk about elementary school issues

What are the top three improvements the school board candidates can make to help Palo Alto's elementary schools? Read on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 1, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 12 comments | 2822 Views
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