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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 | 432 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 | 528 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 | 762 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 | 3635 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 | 462 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 | 29012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The 7 AM Air show

Are the planes that are shuttling in since 7AM really from SFO? They sound like military aircraft but more likely it's...

Original post made by wondering on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 11, 2014 at 8:52 am | 11 comments | 270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 11, 2014 at 12:38 am | 9 comments | 5626 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to phase out plating shop

After more than half a century at its location on Hansen Way, Communication & Power Industries will soon be asked to leave...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by License to Poison?, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:21 pm | 37 comments | 5685 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect sought in third indecent exposure of the week

For the third time this week, a man in a car allegedly pulled up next to a female passerby and lewdly exposed himself on...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 3 comments | 1142 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Valet parking at offices - pros and cons?

I have seen valet parking at an office on Bayshore. Presumably this is one method of getting more cars into less space. ...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Oct 10, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 5 comments | 196 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is more important??

It's Fleet Week. The Blue Angels fly over San Francisco and the Bay Area at 3:00 p.m. today. The President of the United...

Original post made by Bob on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 5 comments | 188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's plan to raise hotel-tax rate nets little opposition

Tax hikes are normally a thorny subject during an election season, but Palo Alto's plan to increase the city's hotel-tax...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Oct 10, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 30 comments | 2016 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Battle for City Hall: The Residentialists

They say it's not a slate, and we'll take their word for it. The non-slate includes council hopefuls Eric Filseth, Tom DuBois...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by South PA resident, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Score/Kumon

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Original post made by WonderingParent on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Andrea, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 6934 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Battle for City Hall: The Incumbents

When Karen Holman, Greg Scharff and Nancy Shepherd took their oaths of office five years ago, budget deficits, the future...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by sea REDDY, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:59 am | 5 comments | 2998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district, higher education turned upside-down

While Palo Alto residents took issue with the city over development and traffic problems, other disruptive forces turned...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by sunflower, on Oct 10, 2014 at 2:07 am | 80 comments | 7948 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man's murder trial to begin

The trial of a man accused of stabbing and slashing his girlfriend to death in her East Palo Alto apartment will begin on...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:20 pm | 4 comments | 3660 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second indecent exposure incident reported in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are on high alert after a man exposed himself to a 10-year-old girl on Tuesday night, a day after a man...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by ChrisC, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 3156 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley tech execs: Surveillance threatens digital economy

Giving dire warnings that federal surveillance programs are crippling the U.S. digital economy and business opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Larry, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:22 pm | 4 comments | 3271 Views
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