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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to redesign 'critical' downtown site

When billionaire developer John Arrillaga proposed last year to build a complex of high-rises and a theater near Palo Alto's...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Overbuilding all over, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 27 comments | 9623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school administrator tapped to lead Belmont district

Michael Milliken, director of secondary education for the Palo Alto school district and former principal of Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by isez, on Jun 10, 2013 at 8:25 am | 27 comments | 2205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Safe schools' task force mulls recommendations

A new system for anonymous reporting of bullying is among the recommendations of a Palo Alto school district task force on...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Campaign Insider, on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:06 am | 27 comments | 899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Accountability not in lesson plan

With the resignation three weeks ago of assistant superintendent Michael Milliken, Palo Alto school superintendent Kevin...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Gimme the Cue!, on Jul 2, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 27 comments | 2238 Views

RESTAURANTS

Hot night, long lines for ice cream

Fans of the ice cream sandwich and other frozen treats waited up to an hour or more on Thursday night outside of Cream, Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Leonardo Leal, on Jul 1, 2013 at 10:06 am | 27 comments | 2157 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Palo Alto homes give snapshot of sellers' market

The average number of days that a Palo Alto house stayed on the market during the first half of 2013 was 20 days. A condo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Longtime Paly resident, on Jul 27, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 27 comments | 2279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime teacher, administrator named Terman principal

A longtime Palo Alto teacher and middle-school administrator was named Tuesday as principal of Terman Middle School. Pier...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 1, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 27 comments | 22759 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What will Palo Alto look like when Baby Boomers turn 80?

Palo Alto may be a mecca for young tech entrepreneurs, but it also has a disproportionately high number of residents 65 and...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Toby, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:54 pm | 27 comments | 1414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Paly athletic center to echo historic campus

A new state-of-the-art athletic center for Palo Alto High School – to break ground next May or June – will sit...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paly Dad, on Apr 1, 2014 at 12:12 am | 27 comments | 5503 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New tool, same quandary in debate over Jay Paul project

Palo Alto officials on Monday unleashed a new tool for appraising the most ambitious development in the city's pipeline --...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 22, 2013 at 8:17 am | 27 comments | 3826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto may develop year-round recreational swim program

City of Palo Alto officials are looking into starting a year-round children's recreational swim league at Rinconada Pool....

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 27, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 27 comments | 1484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At shuttered swim center, community seeks answers, action

Clients of the Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool in south Palo Alto expressed their sense of loss -- and anxiety -- Thursday...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Katharine Untch, on Apr 15, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 27 comments | 14215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

North Korea acknowledges arresting Merrill Newman

North Korea said Saturday that it had arrested 85-year-old Palo Alto resident Merrill Newman for "hostile acts" against the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by marie, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 27 comments | 4678 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why was "Explosion" topic closed?

Palo Alto Online, Just wondering why you closed the topic I'd started about a very loud explosion the other night in or...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 21, 2014 at 6:34 pm | 27 comments | 1469 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek purse snatcher

Palo Alto police are looking for a bike-riding purse snatcher who they said committed two crimes in the span of 15 minutes...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 3, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 27 comments | 4656 Views

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

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County looks to revamp Palo Alto's expressways

Some of Palo Alto's most congested thoroughfares could see dramatic modifications, including added lanes, advanced traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Traffic circles redux, on Apr 6, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 27 comments | 3022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 928 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspend ALL DUI offenders from the roads for life!

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Original post made by Anna on Sep. 10, 2006
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 3, 2008 at 9:54 pm | 26 comments | 6777 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

University Avenue

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Original post made by Palo Alto resident on Sep. 14, 2006
Last comment by Jon, on Nov 11, 2006 at 5:12 pm | 26 comments | 5332 Views
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