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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto proceeds cautiously on tackling homelessness

Palo Alto took a small step toward tackling a colossal problem Monday night when officials agreed to spend $250,000 on shelter...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by papd, on Oct 12, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 26 comments | 20807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modernist building gets approval, mixed reception

Everyone agrees that the latest downtown development to win approval from Palo Alto's architectural board will bring an eye-catching...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 26, 2013 at 9:32 pm | 26 comments | 30790 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans large expansion for small shuttle program

Taking a cue from Stanford University and Silicon Valley's high-tech giants, Palo Alto officials are considering a massive...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 26 comments | 8394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents claim financial abuse at Vi at Palo Alto

A class action suit filed by residents of Vi at Palo Alto alleges its parent company, CC-Palo Alto, transferred millions...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Go Stanford, on Feb 24, 2014 at 11:57 pm | 26 comments | 19687 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto joins effort to reform Prop. 13

Palo Alto became the latest California city on Monday to officially come out in favor of reforming Proposition 13, though...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 22, 2014 at 9:12 am | 26 comments | 7415 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping fire at bay

Under slightly different conditions, a wildland fire in the Palo Alto hills earlier this month could have spread to homes...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Safety should come first, on Jul 1, 2014 at 11:58 am | 26 comments | 6826 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to replace JJ&F meets with opposition, skepticism

A proposal by the project developer's son to run the new grocery store at College Terrace Centre proved to be a tough sell...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Zapatos, on Sep 18, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 26 comments | 23999 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

6.0 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.0 earthquake shook Bay Area residents in their beds this morning. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/08/24/60-earthquake-rattles-bay-area...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 26, 2014 at 6:47 am | 26 comments | 14740 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission backs new housing vision

Palo Alto is still more than a year away from completing the long-awaited update of its land-use bible, but on Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 8, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 6020 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing proposal for Maybell Avenue site set for review

A year after Palo Alto voters struck down an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue, the city is preparing to review...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Dec 25, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 26 comments | 5892 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A gathering place, again: Formerly derelict Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center finds new life

Bucking the trend of many other mom-and-pop businesses owners who've left town due to rising rents, Steve Stivala, owner...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 7, 2015 at 11:30 pm | 26 comments | 7928 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ideas to speed up council meetings

Palo Alto's elected officials disagree on many issues, but they are united in their belief that they need to talk less and...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by spike, on Apr 11, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 26 comments | 2597 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Race against the clock' to save Buena Vista

Acknowledging the long odds and the short window of opportunity, Santa Clara County officials on Tuesday reaffirmed their...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 25, 2015 at 12:38 pm | 26 comments | 3234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista Appraiser to Council: No Trailer Values Change

Beccaria & Weber, the appraisers of the Buena Vista mobile home park, wrote to the Palo Alto City Council that no adjustment...

Original post made by Joe on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on May 13, 2015 at 6:52 am | 26 comments | 844 Views

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Residents find themselves victims of tax scam

When Ken and Michele Dauber tried to file their tax return in April, the Palo Alto couple learned that someone else had beaten...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on May 20, 2015 at 10:18 am | 26 comments | 4843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposed school calendars released

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Original post made by Paly parent on Sep. 18, 2006
Last comment by Paly Student Journalist, on Jan 17, 2007 at 11:10 am | 26 comments | 6862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park banning homework

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Original post made by PAUSD Parent on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by Anamika, on Sep 24, 2007 at 12:16 pm | 26 comments | 5779 Views

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PAUSD BOE's latest faux paux a real shocker

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Original post made by RWE on Mar. 17, 2007
Last comment by outraged, on Mar 25, 2007 at 5:42 pm | 26 comments | 5344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Job Opportunities for Palo Alto High Schoolers?

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Original post made by Palo Alto Teen on Mar. 18, 2007
Last comment by Spark, on Apr 14, 2015 at 11:26 am | 26 comments | 13070 Views

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Lost faith in MI choice and charter

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Original post made by Angie Lee on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by Sherlock, on May 10, 2007 at 10:19 pm | 26 comments | 4184 Views
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