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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to upgrade utility tax

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto established a tax on utilities and phone usage, city officials are preparing to "modernize"...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by common sense, on Mar 27, 2014 at 5:34 am | 27 comments | 2002 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rent-control manager resigns after audit

Carol Lamont, the manager of East Palo Alto's rent-control program, tendered her resignation March 12, after the City Manager's...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 27, 2014 at 1:21 am | 1 comment | 141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three top Palo Alto officials to get raises

Days after Palo Alto officials approved pay raises for the lowest-paid city workers, a City Council committee has proposed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 21 comments | 3214 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board to city: 'Keep funding schools'

Palo Alto school board members Tuesday argued for the City of Palo Alto to continue to make payments to the school district...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Skelly, Please do Nothing, on Mar 26, 2014 at 8:33 pm | 10 comments | 1664 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista Closure Hearing set for April 21st

Now that the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park relocation impact report (RIR) has been found "complete" by the City, the closure...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lockheed Martin opens new advanced-materials center

Officials at space-technology company Lockheed Martin unveiled a new research facility at Stanford Research Park on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 26, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 7 comments | 3705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police embrace new recording technology

If you see a Palo Alto police cruiser passing by, the odds are that the cruiser can also see you, even if the officers inside...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 26, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 23 comments | 6190 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls ending its lease of downtown transit center

A long-standing agreement between Palo Alto, Stanford University and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Agency for the...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 26, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 13 comments | 3044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High names Fung as its new athletic director

It didn't take much of a search to find Palo Alto High's new athletic director. The final choice was on campus all along....

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by alarms, on Mar 26, 2014 at 1:28 pm | 23 comments | 2210 Views

BOOKS

Tom Wyman, library champion and activist, dies at 86

Tom Wyman, a longtime Palo Alto volunteer, died on March 10. He was 86. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/03/21/tom-wyman-library-commissioner-dies...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Liz Davis, on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:19 am | 10 comments | 3815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Architecture panel signs off on Stanford's housing proposal

As College Terrace residents prepare to welcome a new housing community for Stanford University faculty into their eclectic...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Mar 25, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 44 comments | 6066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three Palo Alto principals announce retirements

Fairmeadow and Ohlone elementary schools and the Palo Alto Adult School are searching for new principals following an announcement...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 25, 2014 at 11:20 pm | 22 comments | 3168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study sheds light on Buena Vista children

While Hispanic children in Silicon Valley tend to experience high drop-out rates and steep barriers to quality medical care,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on Mar 25, 2014 at 9:18 pm | 47 comments | 3971 Views

BOOKS

Error in community calendar listing

This listing in today's PA Online Community Calendar caught my eye: "Author Nicholas Carr will talk about his most recent...

Original post made by Dave on Mar. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 96 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Interrupted burglary in progress in Palo Verde neighborhood

Palo Alto police have surrounded a home in the 800 block of Ames Avenue after a resident returned home Monday evening to...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by PV Neighbor, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 11 comments | 4877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students of color have a strong support group

Palo Alto students of color have a strong support group Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/03/21/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Mar 25, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 327 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family: Drowned man was a loving son, brother

The 21-year-old man found dead in a Redwood City swimming pool last week was a loving son and brother who always gave without...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Los siento que perdieron su hermano e hijo, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:26 pm | 13 comments | 2461 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not just another chain restaurant

Paul Martin's American Grill in Mountain View has pedigree along with serious money and know-how behind it. Co-founder Paul...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by foodie, on Mar 24, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 3 comments | 3346 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'Muppets Most Wanted'

A self-aware sequel to the 2011 film "The Muppets," "Muppets Most Wanted" provides more testament to the enduring appeal...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by family movie fan, on Mar 24, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1239 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos launch joint dispatch system

After two years of planning, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos police departments last week officially rolled out a...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 24, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 7 comments | 1731 Views
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