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PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Widow maker' tree limb nearly hits resident

A large tree limb from an aged eucalyptus tree nearly struck a Crescent Park resident and has sparked a debate about the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Widow Maker Defined, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 41 comments | 8625 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes contest to design new bike bridge

Architects from Palo Alto and beyond could soon be asked to flap their creative wings and help the city design a new bridge...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by sabrina, on May 8, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 58 comments | 8625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers: Support needed for graduation proposal

High school teachers Tuesday said a move to stiffen graduation requirements, by itself, will not boost the achievement of...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 21, 2012 at 9:23 pm | 134 comments | 8618 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek suspects in alleged armed robbery

A man and woman suspected of robbing a jewelry store in Palo Alto at gunpoint on Wednesday, Oct. 23, escaped with several...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by silly, on Oct 25, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 22 comments | 8615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At Paly, education scholar blasts testing culture

Diane Ravitch, a former Bush education official who radically broke with her past positions, said an obsession with standardized...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by David Cohen, on Oct 14, 2013 at 9:19 pm | 42 comments | 8594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rejecting appeal, Palo Alto approves Corina Way home

Despite protests from area residents and land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto officials approved on Monday a two-story home on Corina...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident of Barron Park, on Mar 2, 2015 at 11:21 pm | 67 comments | 8593 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail station a tough sell in Palo Alto

High-speed trains could glide through Palo Alto within a decade or so, but they probably won't be stopping at University...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Dan, on Aug 30, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 104 comments | 8590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday night's HRC meeting

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Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jul 21, 2007 at 1:56 pm | 125 comments | 8590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hennessy to 'undervalued' teachers: 'Tell people about what you do'

Addressing the burnout rate of young teachers in high-poverty schools is a goal of a new Stanford University summer institute...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by It happens, on Aug 1, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 4 comments | 8582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board swats plan to give ballfield 'historic' status

Over six decades, the Palo Alto Little League field has become hub of big dreams and cherished memories for generations of...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by southbayresident, on Oct 17, 2014 at 1:07 am | 14 comments | 8576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic numbers prompt council head-scratching

Few would say that traffic in Palo Alto has been getting better in recent years, yet that was what graphs in a city staff...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by long-time resident, on Dec 5, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 45 comments | 8569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rod Diridon: High-speed rail on-track, needed

Rod Diridon, a key leader of the high-speed rail project to link San Francisco and Los Angeles, told a Palo Alto audience...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Mar 20, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 49 comments | 8568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn students launch 'Humans of Palo Alto'

What is your definition of happiness? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/14/gunn-students-launch-humans-of-palo-alto...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Feb 22, 2014 at 1:42 am | 5 comments | 8554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library "friends" blocked open discussion on future of libraries

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Original post made by Chris Kenrick on Jul. 14, 2006
Last comment by Sanford Forte, on Jul 25, 2006 at 1:50 am | 13 comments | 8545 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents, developer spar over plan for office complex

At a meeting that pitted the latest concepts in land-use against the grim reality of an already congested area of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Rainer ingeborg eejit, on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:23 am | 24 comments | 8542 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ambulance-crash driver doesn't remember crash

The driver in the ambulance crash on University Avenue "does not recall the incident and could not provide any information...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Maria Ivanova, on Oct 31, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 74 comments | 8540 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jury takes a bold stance on new Palo Alto bike bridge

Three different design teams came to Palo Alto City Hall on Wednesday afternoon, each with a bridge to sell to the city. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 26, 2014 at 6:31 am | 70 comments | 8535 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the foghorns? I feel like I live next to a dock.

Been going on all Sunday morning to Monday morning so far. ...

Original post made by Enjoy Silence on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 49 comments | 8535 Views

AROUND TOWN

It is time for residential parking permits in Palo Alto

Fellow Palo Altans, it's time we take this issue of residential permit parking and settle it once and for all. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on May 1, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 85 comments | 8535 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly student dies Thursday afternoon

A Palo Alto High School senior died by suicide in a Palo Alto residence Thursday afternoon, police confirmed today. News...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by julie brody, on Jan 17, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 29 comments | 8530 Views
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