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AROUND TOWN

City unleashes flood of high-speed-rail concerns

Insufficient outreach, inaccurate projections and a shoddy business plan have all plagued the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 24, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 52 comments | 3391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Theatre 'Friends' pledge $35,000 in lieu of fees

Palo Alto's controversial proposal to set fees for young actors who participate in Children's Theatre productions could be...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 18, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 52 comments | 2459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Goodbye Palo Alto, HSR caused us to move

I'm not providing my address or name intentionally. We put our house up for sale after we learned we would be about 300 feet...

Original post made by Don\'t Guess on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:39 pm | 52 comments | 4935 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Duraflame loses court battle over 'Spare the Air'

A firelog manufacturer lost its legal challenge to the Bay Area's wood-burning rule, according to an announcement Thursday...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Fed Up, again, on Oct 14, 2010 at 4:06 am | 52 comments | 4509 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wave of robberies raises concerns in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating a string of 14 robberies that have occurred around the city since late September -- the...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Dec 28, 2010 at 6:38 pm | 52 comments | 2677 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman struck by bus, killed in downtown Palo Alto

A woman was killed in downtown Palo Alto this morning after she was struck by a bus while crossing University Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jozee, on Dec 13, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 52 comments | 3678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen injured in fight at Cal Ave train station

An after-school fight Thursday between two boys from Palo Alto High School ended with one being taken to the hospital and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Follower, on Feb 12, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 52 comments | 2203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn exploring change to morning start time

A change to the morning school start time is under consideration at Gunn High School, but an official stressed that no decision...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by D, on Sep 14, 2011 at 9:08 am | 52 comments | 2385 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Borders bookstore to close

Borders bookstore in downtown Palo Alto will close by the end of September as part of the liquidation of the national chain,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Alysha Crawford, on Aug 29, 2011 at 8:05 pm | 52 comments | 2260 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Price tag swells for California high-speed rail project

The cost of California's proposed high-speed-rail system, originally pegged at about $36 billion, has nearly tripled since...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Public Private partnership, on Jan 22, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 52 comments | 3473 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto softens stance on vehicle dwellers

Palo Alto officials are backing off their proposal to ban vehicle dwellers and are now considering less stringent approaches,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by member, on Nov 29, 2011 at 10:09 am | 52 comments | 1960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto tries to put Cal. Ave. project back on track

When Palo Alto officials meet next Monday to approve a plan to cut lanes and add streetscape improvements to California Avenue,...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Nov 30, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 52 comments | 3027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents seek reconsideration of 2012-13 school calendar

An organization of Palo Alto parents is urging its members to write letters or turn out at tonight's meeting of the Board...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by critic, on Jan 2, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 52 comments | 1801 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wanton waste

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reports that world military expenditures average between $900...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 52 comments | 1248 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn student arrested for deadly weapon assault

A senior at Gunn High School was arrested Monday for assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly attacked one student...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by glamorous, on Mar 10, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 52 comments | 2262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board: College-essay writing help needed

Palo Alto students' need for help with college essay-writing emerged as a theme Tuesday in a Board of Education discussion...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Anne Knight, on May 3, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 52 comments | 10026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hit with milkshake loses $2,000

A woman who was struck with a milkshake and angrily threw her purse at a vehicle full of teenagers lost $2,000 after the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 7, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 52 comments | 10809 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto mulls sale of land near Foothills Park

While Palo Alto negotiates with billionaire developer John Arrillaga over a proposal to construct a large office complex...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by BetterOption, on Sep 24, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 52 comments | 3124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Top high school test scores called 'blessing and curse'

Top test scores were cited as a blessing and a curse Tuesday, Oct. 23, as the Palo Alto Board of Education reviewed results...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Oct 30, 2012 at 9:17 am | 52 comments | 2080 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss, Schmid, Burt, Berman win council election

Palo Alto voters gave the city's political establishment an enthusiastic vote of confidence on Election Tuesday when they...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Sara Armstrong, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 52 comments | 1974 Views
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